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. 25, 2023
Pintails, specklebelly geese and green-winged teal take to the sky from the rest area at Holland Bottoms WMA and the Lake Pickthorne area this week. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Jan. 18, 2023
Pintails begin their migration trek back northward in January, stopping over in the Arkansas ponds for some rest and nourishment. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Jan. 11, 2023
Geese take to the sky as the AGFC's aerial survey plane flies overhead. Photo by Jason Carbaugh.
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.
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. 21, 2022
December mallard numbers are up from the past four years in Arkansas, and maybe more could be joining the crowd with the latest Arctic cold blast about to arrive. Photo by Mike Wintroath.