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Arkansas Duck Hunting

Light Goose Conservation Order- no limits, no plugs!

The  light goose conservation order is in full swing. This special season is an effort to try and reduced the snow/blue/Ross goose population. For quite some time now the light goose population has been exploding. They are wrecking havoc on the breeding grounds, and the issue needs to be addressed. Luckily the USFWS grants us […]

Arkansas Duck Hunting

Arkansas ’17-’18 Duck Season First Half

The first half of duck season here in the Natural State has been full of mixed reviews.  Public land opportunities have been very limited with the drought conditions we have experienced across the state.  The majority of duck hunting success has been on private lands.  We have recently experienced heavy rainfall across the state which […]

Arkansas Deer Hunting

Modern Gun Season Opens- 2017

As the day length gets shorter we’re seeing an increase in rutting activity across the state. In addition a recent cold front has put the bucks on the move. Users have reported an increase in deer activity, especially bucks. From an Increase in daytime activity, to chasing and fresh scrapes, the rut is clearly upon […]

Arkansas Deer Hunting

Arkansas Rut Times and Tips

As the rut approaches in Arkansas, I wanted to share some rut tactics from Field and Stream.  Below is the article titled; “Hunting the Rut, Four Killer Tactics” I have also attached a picture from the Arkansas Game and Fish Comission showing peak rut times across the state.   “1. GET IN BED WITH DOES With […]

Arkansas Deer Hunting

Muzzleloader Season Opens this Weekend

Muzzleloader season opens across most of the state tomorrow, October 21.  While some zones are open to muzzleloader season, some remain closed.  Please double check the zone you are hunting in and check the dates for your zone.  Season Dates are: Zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 10 and 11:  Oct. […]


 
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Wildlife Photography Tips

Well it’s that time of year again: deer season. Are you ready? Do you have your gun sighted in? Camo washed in no-scent detergent? I bet so! But what about your camera?  Do you have it sighted in? Right aperture? Co...
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Best Public Deer Hunting Spots in Arkansas

The state of Arkansas features a total of 82 WMAs (Wildlife Management Areas) and NWRs (National WildlifeRefuges), as well as two vast national forests — the Ozark and the Ouachita. While all of these areas are a blessin...
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Outdoor Holiday Gift Guide 2009: Gear and Gadgets

Christmas is just around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about what gift you’ll give the outdoor fanatic in your family. Over the next several days, we’ll bring you the low-down on the best hunting...
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Arkansas Youth Duck Hunt in Cache NWR

The future of Arkansas duck hunting lies within our youth. Now our youth have their own special area to duck hunt thanks to the Cache River NWR. The NWR is pleased to announce Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt Area and Program. Cach...
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2009 Arkansas Turkey Permit Deadline Extended

Arkansas Turkey Hunting News from the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission: Due to technical problems, the online turkey permit payment deadline has been extended to Feb. 22. Applicants selected to receive a 2009 spring turkey p...
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Red Wine Venison Steak Marinade

There are many ways to marinade venison. Ask 10 cooks, and you’ll get 10 different tried and true recipes. However, one of the most flavorful ways I’ve ever cooked deer meat is using a red wine marinade. Combined wi...
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Christmas Wild Duck Recipe

Ingredients 1 duck breast 1/2 tbsp rosemary 1-3 tbsp of olive oil 1 carrot, diced 1 onion, diced 1 stick celery, diced 6 oz red wine 6 oz chicken stock Salt to taste Pepper to taste Directions –Fill oven-proof frying pan ...
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