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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. […]

Arkansas Deer Hunting

2017 Arkansas Deer Season Bow Opener

The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally upon us, 2017 bow season opens today across the state! Thousands of hunters will be making their way into the woods with bow in hand, hoping to connect with the buck they’ve been watching or to fill their freezer.  Whatever your reason, today is an exciting […]


 
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Arkansas Bassmaster Junior State Championship Tournament

On Sunday, April 18th, the best Junior Anglers in Arkansas will compete to earn the crown of state champion in the 11 to 14 age group and the 15 to 18 age group. Beaver Lake will host this year’s Arkansas Bassmaster Junior St...
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Arkansas Early Migratory Bird Season 2010-2011

Last week the AGFC discussed the start of dove season in Arkansas. Dove hunting in Arkansas is for many peoplethedstart of the hunting season. Also, early teal season and resident Canada goose season dates were proposed. Check ...
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White Rock WMA – Best Public Hunting in Northwest Arkansas

Encompassing Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Madison and Washington counties, White Rock WMA (part of theOzarkNational Forest) comes in as our top pick for the best public hunting spot in Northwest Arkansas. Because of the abundan...
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Game and Fish Recipes: Arkansas Crawfish

When people think of crawfish, crawdads, crayfish, mud bugs, or any other name you have, naturally people think of Louisiana. But what a lot of folks may not know is that you can get good Arkansas crawfish for a surprisingly af...
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Arkansas Duck Season Winding Down

Well, it seems like this time of year gets here faster and faster.  Arkansas duck season closes this weekend, and what a season it has been. From the crazy freeze to the muggy weather, and the ducks just not cooperating, I wou...
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4 Things Bow Hunters Should be Doing in May

May isn’t normally a month that the dust that knocks much dust off the old bow. In fact, it may be buried deeper under waders, fishing poles, duck decoys and the like now more than ever. But that doesn’t mean it sho...
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Best of the Best: Member-submitted Venison Recipes

Saying Arkansas hunters know how to cook is like saying the sun is going to rise in the morning. It’s just a well-known fact. Part of the reason we spend months out of the year pursuing wild game is the excitement of know...
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