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.
Dec. 28, 2022
As we move into January, mallards begin shifting their diet more to the invertebrates and macronutrients within the soil and in moist-soil units before heading back to the breeding grouunds to the north. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Dec. 14, 2022
Mallards find a slough near Five Oaks Hunting Club in Arknasas County during the 2021-22 season. There should be more areas like this on the Arkansas Delta landscape after the last few days of rainfall. Photo by Mike Wintroath, AGFC.
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. 12, 2022
A mallard drake makes his getaway from an area at Halowell Reservoir in this undated photo. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Nov. 18, 2020
The areas in Arkansas where migrating ducks can find suitable wet habitat appear to be limited as the 60-day duck season opens Saturday.