AGFC hears proposal to change 2023-24 waterfowl season dates
March 17, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today heard the first reading of a proposal to shift the first segment of the 2023-24 duck season from the current season structure to one that opens the weekend before Thanksgiving.
Feb. 8, 2023
Donate your used decoys to increase outdoor participation, wildlife appreciation
LITTLE ROCK — Instead of adding more refuse to the landfill, give the AGFC’s decoy adoption program a call and rehome those ugly ducklings with newcomers to the sport.
Holland Bottoms’ rest area important for ducks and area hunters
Jan. 25, 2023
JACKSONVILLE – A small triangle of land totaling about 90 acres, Lake Pickthorne Waterfowl Rest Area inside Holland Bottoms Wildlife Management Area, plays a huge role in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s moist-soil wetland habitat program.
Arkansas aerial waterfowl surveys top 4-year trend
Jan. 11, 2023
According to the annual midwinter waterfowl survey, the number of mallards in the Delta region of Arkansas hit a four-year high during aerial observations conducted in early January.
Last-second shot 16 years in the making
Dec. 14, 2022
Waterfowler shares amazing history of wise old pintail
Waterfowl hunters spend a few moments now and then scrolling through photos in a smartphone or sifting through pictures of duck camp, reflecting on cold mornings and warm memories. Robbie Morphew has an even better reminder of a once-in-a-lifetime experience wrapped around a lanyard that holds his duck calls.
Catch some ‘shot talk’ on Arkansas Wildlife Podcast
Dec. 7, 2022
LITTLE ROCK — Trey Reid and the rest of the Arkansas Wildlife Podcast crew caught up with waterfowl photographer Lee Kjos at last summer’s Delta Waterfowl Hunters Expo in Little Rock and had a great discussion on the number one way duck hunters can contribute to waterfowl conservation every hunt.
Hunters urged to clean, drain and dry during duck season
Nov. 30, 2022
LITTLE ROCK – When the second segment of waterfowl season opens Dec. 10, hunters are hoping to have more water to spread out in search of mallards and memories. Before moving their boats to new areas, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission strongly urges all hunters to closely inspect their boats, trailers and hunting equipment for vegetation and other invasive stowaways that could spread to new areas and destroy wildlife habitat.