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WRICE program receives grant

March 25, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Duck hunters looking for publicly available opportunities this fall will have even more options to enjoy The Natural State’s calling card. The Arkansas Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement program was awarded a grant to expand, keeping food on the ground for ducks and opening doors for hunters.

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.

WRICE program permit hunts producing for lucky hunters

Dec. 11, 2019

The second split of Arkansas’s waterfowl season is underway, and high water in some portions of the state has made hunting on some public areas near the White River a bit more challenging with many more flooded acres of habitat for the ducks to spread out. Hunters are, however, seeing some good success from fields procured through Arkansas’s Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement Program.

First statewide youth and veterans waterfowl hunt this weekend

Dec. 4, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – This Saturday marks the first time in Arkansas history that members of the armed services and veterans will have a special day in the wetlands chasing ducks and geese. The Special Active Duty Military and Veteran Waterfowl Hunt will take place alongside Arkansas’s Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt Dec. 7, 2019 and Feb. 8, 2020.

Celebrate the upcoming youth waterfowl hunt with a first duck certificates offered by AGFC

Dec. 4, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — With the first statewide youth waterfowl hunt Saturday, Dec. 7, many first-time duck hunters will pull the trigger on their first mallard, pintail or other duck in Arkansas. Memorialize that unforgettable day in the outdoors with a My First Duck certificate from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

From the Pages of Arkansas Wildlife Magazine: The Best Duck Gumbo

Nov. 27, 2019

Besides the smoked ducks, the key ingredient for an award-winning duck gumbo is a rich roux cooked to perfection and blended with the duck stock. Photo provided by Stephen Harris.

Payneway Dam repairs prove no impact to duck hunting on Sunken Lands

Nov. 26, 2019

MARKED TREE — Water levels at St. Francis Sunken Lands Wildlife Management Area in Northeast Arkansas should remain on target during the remainder of waterfowl season, thanks to the help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.