published August 20, 2009 by Matt Livingston

2009-2010 Arkansas Duck Hunting Season Dates

Well it is that time of year again, the 3rd Thursday of August before the Arkansas duck season, which means the duck season dates for Arkansas have been set. As always the message boards for duck hunting across the nation are lighting up with rumors of our duck season dates Dates are confirmed as of yesterday evening. There were three different options on the table for this year’s Arkansas duck season, but it seems the dates will be the same as always. The season is on the AGFC website:

November 21, 2009-November 29, 2009
December 10, 2009-December  23, 2009
December  26, 2009-January 31, 2010
The youth waterfowl hunt will be
December  5-6, 2009

Duck bag limits will be no more than 6 ducks consisting of: 4 mallards, 3 wood ducks, 2 redheads, 1 black duck, 1 pintail, 1 canvasback, 1 mottled duck and 2 scaup.

Bag limits on Bayou Meto WMA were changed to allow two mallard hens instead of one and three wood ducks instead of two. The daily bag limit remains at four ducks with no more than three mallards on Bayou Meto.

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Mallard Troubadore

Why would they schedule the special Youth Waterfowl hunt on a school day (Monday, 12/06/01)?


Why did they schedule any of the dates they did? Not many of them make much sense in our opinion either.