Dry conditions still prevail with Saturday’s restart of duck season

Dry conditions still prevail with Saturday’s restart of duck season

LITTLE ROCK – Duck season restarts for waterfowl hunters on Saturday, Dec. 11, and those hunters maybe facing worse conditions than when the 60-day season officially opened Nov. 20.  “It’s doing nothing but getting drier on the landscape,” Luke Naylor, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission waterfowl program coordinator, said Wednesday. “Conditions may be declining,…

Tigers shut out Weevils to secure 13th consecutive winning season

Tigers shut out Weevils to secure 13th consecutive winning season

MONTICELLO, Arkansas – The 11th-ranked Ouachita Baptist University football team was firing on all cylinders on Saturday with a 34-0 road win over Arkansas-Monticello. The win marks Ouachita’s first shutout victory of the season, the first since beating East Central 42-0 in week four of the 2018 season. Saturday’s win over UAM (4-3) also secures…

Meetings scheduled to provide details on duck season water level and forest management changes

Meetings scheduled to provide details on duck season water level and forest management changes

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a series of public meetings in October and November to explain recently announced changes to some of Arkansas’s most popular duck-hunting areas. The meetings will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the following dates at these locations: Oct. 26 — White County…

Arkansas alligator season ends with 161 successful hunters

Arkansas alligator season ends with 161 successful hunters

MONTICELLO — The 15th annual Arkansas alligator season came to a close early Monday morning with a nearly full ticket. Hunters harvested 161 alligators during this year’s two-weekend season.  The harvest falls short of last year’s 174-alligator record, but that was primarily by design. This year’s quota on private land was reduced to continue managing…