Arkansas Waterfowl Hunting Season
Having located in the “hot bed” of duck and goose hunting, Stuttgart, Arkansas is the home to some of the best hunting opportunities for the avid waterfowl enthusiast. Below is a list of links to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and their season dates for the current year. Please use these links for when planning your duck and or waterfowl hunting trip with us here at Flying Feathers Guide Service.
Found on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. These dates for the Arkansas waterfowl season continually change for the year, please take a moment to see the exact dates when planning your guided duck hunting or goose hunting adventure.
Hunting Season Dates
Nov. 21-30, 2020
Dec. 11-23, 2020
Dec. 26 – Jan 31st 2021
Youth Hunt Season
Dec. 5, 2020 and Feb. 6, 2021
Snow – Blues – Ross Season
Oct. 31-Nov. 16, 2020
Nov. 21-Dec. 4, 2020
Dec. 6, 2020-Jan. 31, 2021
Duck Hunting Information
Duck daily bag limit – six. Limit may include no more than four mallards (no more than two of which may be hens), three wood ducks, two redheads, one black duck, four scaup, two pintails, one canvasback and one mottled duck. The possession limit is twice the daily bag limit. Bayou Meto WMA has a daily bag limit of four ducks, which may include no more than three mallards (no more than two of which may be hens).
Teal daily bag limit – 4 (blue, green, cinnamon teal combined) Possesion limit -8
Coot daily bag limit – 15. The possession limit is twice the daily bag limit.
Merganser daily bag limit – 5. No more than two may be hooded mergansers. The possession limit is twice the daily bag limit.
Goose Hunting Information
Snow, Blue, and Ross’ Goose – has a daily bag limit of 20, while during a Snow Goose conservation order there is no limit on birds shot. For White-fronted or Specklybelly geese, there is a bag limit of 2 per hunter.
Canada Goose – hunting during the early season, there is a daily bag limit of 5 per hunter, with a possession of 10. During the regular waterfowl season the daily limit is scaled back to 2 per hunter, with a possession limit of 4.