Feb. 1, 2023
Youths 15 and under can take a mentor with them to call and retreive ducks (but the mentor can't shoot) during the Youth, Veterans and Active Military Special Hunt Day on Feb. 4.
Jan. 4, 2023
Most of the mid-to-south Arkansas Delta and its bottomland hardwoods are fully flooded after this past Monday's torrential rain that put 8-12 inches on parts of the landscape. Mallard numbers are expected to be up in the AGFC's January Midwinter aerial survey underway this week. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Nov. 23, 2022
Waterfowl hunters are urged to be vigilant about avian influenza; should they encounter a dead or sick bird, such as this goose in the photo, they are asked to report it to the AGFC.
Jan. 26, 2022
Thousands of snow geese lift skyward from a field just east of the AGFC's Earl Buss Bayou DeView Wildlife Management Area near Weiner on Sunday. Photo by John Hout.
Jan. 5, 2022
Ducks are observed by drone over a field that was soaked by recent rains. After a dry several weeks to the Arkansas 2021-22 duck season, recent rain events have given waterfowl more habitat in state to stay awhile during migration.
Dec. 29, 2021
Ducks find some much needed habitat and safety from hunters at the Wrape Plantation rest area at George H. Dunklin Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area in an undated photo. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Dec. 1, 2021
Youths 15 and and under, active military and veterans have a duck hunt day in Arkansas all to themselves on Saturday, the first of two special hunt days for this season. Everyone else can be back in the duck woods on Dec. 11 for the second portion of the 60-day season.