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Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Feb. 5, 2020

An enormous number of snows, blues and Ross's geese were seen in a field in Arkansas County not far from Brett Morgan Halowell Reservoir last week. The Light Goose Conservation Order for hunting these geese is in effect through Feb. 7 and from Feb. 9-April 25 throughout Arkansas.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 4, 2019

Saturday is the first of two Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt days during this season, but it also marks the first of two Active Duty Military and Veterans Waterfowl Hunt days.

Apply for a once-in-a-lifetime youth deer hunt at Cooks Lake on Dale Bumpers White River NWR

Sept. 25, 2019

CASSCOE - Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation will host a special hunting experience at Cook's Lake, Dec. 7-8, 2019. Applications for the hunt will be accepted through Oct. 20, 2019.

Arkansas public land elk hunting permit applications available online

May 1, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – If you want an opportunity to harvest Arkansas’s largest big game animal, now is the time to put your name in the hat. The application period for Arkansas’s public land elk hunting permits is open from 8 a.m., May 1 until 11:59 p.m. June 1. 

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. 
 

Special youth deer hunt coming up Nov. 4-5

Nov. 2, 2017

Arkansas' "big" deer season is approaching, but kids will get first shot.The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Special Youth Modern Gun Deer Hunt is set for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4-5, across the state. The hunt is open in all private land zones and most wildlife management areas. The only areas not open on those days will be wildlife management areas where permits are required for deer hunting.