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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Waterfowl Report

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.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Waterfowl Report

Nov. 16, 2022

Finding water with cover might be a duck's biggest challenge while migrating through Arkansas after an abnormally dry summer and fall. Waterfowl season opens Saturday, Nov. 19, but the limited water will be a factor in hunter success again.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Feb. 2, 2022

Arkansas's regular waterfowl season has come to an end, but youths, veterans and active military personnel may hunt Saturday, Feb. 5, in the second of the state's two special statewide waterfowl hunts.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

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.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Jan. 19, 2022

More mallards could move into Arkansas with the latest weather headed this way, and waterfowl hunters should find the best habitat conditions of the season over the next several days. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Jan. 12, 2022

A mallard drake makes his getaway from an area at Halowell Reservoir in this undated photo. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

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.