Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA Flying High into Waterfowl Season
Oct. 26, 2022
BLACKWELL – Residents near Ed Gordon Point Remove Wildlife Management Area might have noticed all the airplanes flying around the last two days of September. Several crop dusters, contracted by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission were flying nearly nonstop to deliver fertilizer and lime to 350 acres of the WMA’s moist-soil units.
Get an early draw on specklebelly geese
Oct. 19, 2022
STUTTGART — Arkansas’s white-fronted goose season kicks off Oct. 29, putting an end to the duck depression for many Arkansas waterfowl hunters. Early specklebelly goose hunting presents a challenge in locating a place to hunt if you don’t have access to farms through friends or a hunting lease, but the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has a solution.
2022-23 Waterfowl guidebook available online
Oct. 12, 2022
LITTLE ROCK — The 2022-23 Arkansas Waterfowl Hunting Guidebook will be delivered to sporting goods stores, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission regional offices and AGFC nature centers within the next few weeks, but you don’t have to wait to get the details about this year’s duck season. The digital version of the guidebook is available right now at www.agfc.com. Download it to your computer or mobile device, so you always have a current copy of the regs ready should a question arise in the field.
AGFC decoy program draws new hunters
Sept. 28, 2022
LITTLE ROCK — An innovative waterfowl hunter recruitment program from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is doing more than saving some plastic, it may be saving the future of the sport. The AGFC’s Decoy Adoption Program finds old waterfowl hunting equipment and places it with new owners to continue harvesting game and memories in the field.
AGFC Commissioner, staff recognized for contribution to hunter recruitment program
Sept. 14, 2022
LITTLE ROCK — Members of Delta Waterfowl, a nonprofit organization focused on the conservation of waterfowl and the pursuit of waterfowl hunting, might just find a few familiar names in the 2022 Annual Hunt issue of the organization’s magazine. Commissioner Anne Marie Doramus of Little Rock and Luke Naylor, the newly promoted Arkansas Game and Fish Commission chief of wildlife management, were both featured for their work in Delta’s innovative hunter recruitment effort, the University Hunting Program.
Biologists churning away at moist-soil habitat for ducks
April 13, 2022
POCAHONTAS — The only thing people are breaking out the shotguns for may be turkey, but that doesn’t mean Arkansas Game and Fish staff aren’t hard at work laying the groundwork for next year’s duck season on public hunting areas and waterfowl rest areas. It’s planting season for most farmers, and the same holds true for land managers looking to put more food on the table for next year’s migration in the state’s 8,800 acres of intensively managed moist soil habitat.