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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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Cold Weather Fishing Tips

How many fishing trips have you been on in your life that were ruined by cold weather?  I  can’t begin to remember how many times I have frozen to death trying to catch a fish.  Now that I am older, I sometimes wonder...
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Close-range Bow Accuracy

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Trout Habitat Project at Bull Shoals

For the past few months, I have observed a huge pile of large rocks adjacent to the parking lot at the boat ramp on the Baxter County side of Bull Shoals Dam. I wondered what they were for and then I learned they were for trout...
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High Acorn Yield Hunting Strategies

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Strategies for River Fisherman: Part 2

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Bassmaster Elite Series Event- Lake Dardanelle

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Greers Ferry Lake Fishing Report – 5/1

If you can beat the rain this weekend, now is a great time to be on the lake fishing! Check out the Greers Ferry Lake Fishing Report from guide Tommy Cauley of Fish Finder Guide Service: The water level is at 461.45 and rising ...
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