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Apply for a WMA deer hunting permit June 3-July 1

May 29, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will open its annual WMA deer permit hunt application period for the 2019-20 hunting season Monday, June 3 through Monday, July 1, 2019. Hunters interested in pursuing white-tailed deer on some of the most popular public deer-hunting areas in the state may apply through the AGFC’s licensing system at licensing.agfc.com, beginning at 8 a.m. June 3. 
 

Leftover WMA turkey hunt permits available online March 12

Feb. 27, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – If you didn’t draw a wildlife management area turkey hunt permit during the regular drawing, there’s still a chance to get a spot to hunt some of Arkansas’s most popular WMAs. All leftover permits will be available at www.agfc.com on a first-come, first-served online sale beginning 8 a.m., March 12.
 

Watch flightlines when scouting WMAs for ducks

Jan. 9, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — It may sound simple enough to the everyday WMA waterfowl hunter, but to the newcomer or the not-so-veteran waterfowler using public land, scouting the area for ducks is best accomplished by watching how groups of ducks are flying from a resting area, according to Luke Naylor, the AGFC's waterfowl program coordinator.

First youth waterfowl hunt of Arkansas’s 2018-19 season Saturday

Nov. 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The ducks have a brief rest between the segments of duck hunting season, but on Saturday, the first of two youth waterfowl hunts will have hunters back in the woods in search of Arkansas’s premiere game species. 
 

Biologists work against the clock, weather to prepare public dove fields

Aug. 29, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – With drying conditions after a mostly rainy August, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management area personnel have been able to prepare more fields for public dove hunting beginning Sept. 1.

Public dove fields available for hunters on WMAs

Aug. 22, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Dove hunters will have several opportunities for public hunting starting Saturday, Sept. 1, the opening day of the season – at least if weather cooperates between now and then.
 

Leftover WMA Deer Hunt Permits available online July 23

July 18, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will sell all leftover permits to participate in special deer permit hunts on Arkansas wildlife management areas beginning at 8 a.m., July 23.