Jan. 19, 2022
More mallards could move into Arkansas with the latest weather headed this way, and waterfowl hunters should find the best habitat conditions of the season over the next several days. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Jan. 12, 2022
A mallard drake makes his getaway from an area at Halowell Reservoir in this undated photo. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Jan. 5, 2022
Ducks are observed by drone over a field that was soaked by recent rains. After a dry several weeks to the Arkansas 2021-22 duck season, recent rain events have given waterfowl more habitat in state to stay awhile during migration.
Dec. 29, 2021
AGFC biologist Jason Carbaugh's many duties include banding birds, including wood ducks, doves and Canada geese. Here he is releasing a banded wood duck back into the wild.
Dec. 29, 2021
Ducks find some much needed habitat and safety from hunters at the Wrape Plantation rest area at George H. Dunklin Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area in an undated photo. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Dec. 22, 2021
The weekend's rains gave ducks more habitat to make a stopover in Arkansas for some of the AGFC's moist-soil habitat. Dry conditions still exist in many spots, but the soil is primed to hold more rainfall now, biologists note. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Dec. 15, 2021
A specklebelly (greater white-fronted goose) breaks through the fog in the early morning and within range of an avid waterfowler manning a camera in east-central Arkansas. Snow and blue geese, Ross's greese and specks are prevalent throughout the Arkansas Delta in mid-December and attracting hunters who have limited options for ducks. Photo by John Hout.