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Arkansas Waterfowl Hunting Guidebook available online

Oct. 11, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Printed copies of this year’s Arkansas Waterfowl Hunting Guidebook are being produced as always and should be delivered throughout the state in the next few weeks. With every hunter carrying a phone to the field, it’s always great to download your own copy and have it at the ready no matter where you go.

Add duck habitat without farming loss at AGFC workshop

Oct. 4, 2023

STUTTGART — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host an open workshop from 9 a.m.-noon on Oct. 7 at Hampton Farms (239 Lodges Corner Rd., Stuttgart, AR) for anyone interested in learning how to increase duck abundance on their property without cutting the efficiency of their farming operation.

Arkansas teal season opens Sept. 15

Sept. 13, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas duck hunters will get their first shot at some early birds this Friday when the early teal season opens at sunrise.

The early teal season is open Sept. 15-30, so hunters can have an opportunity to harvest some of these small ducks that typically migrate before the rest of the crowd.

2023 Arkansas duck stamp unveiled

Aug. 30, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — The 2023 Arkansas duck stamp was unveiled Aug. 26 during the 32nd annual Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet. The unveiling was witnessed by a record-breaking crowd of 1,800 gathered at the Little Rock Convention Center.

Duck numbers drop in breeding grounds

Aug. 23, 2023

LITTLE ROCK – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its report on the 2023 Waterfowl Population Status late last week, and the numbers of ducks slid from 2022’s estimate, with drop attributed to extremely dry habitat conditions on the breeding grounds of Canada and the northernmost U.S.

AGFC takes to the air for Millwood waterfowl habitat

Aug. 9, 2023

SARATOGA - Thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Southwest Arkansas Water District and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, waterfowl migrating through the southwestern corner of the state will have hundreds of acres of prime habitat waiting on them, all of it delivered by special air delivery.

Major access expansion complete at Millwood Lake

July 26, 2023

ASHDOWN — Anglers visiting Millwood Lake in Southwest Arkansas now have a fresh new facility to launch their boats, thanks to the completion of the first phase of planned improvements at Yarborough Landing in Little River County.