Hunting

The Delta Resort & Spa, located six miles northeast of McGehee, sponsors the first Southeast Arkansas Outdoor Expo on April 23. The event, which benefits the Boys and Girls Club of McGehee, features a variety of demonstrations, sporting competitions, activities for all ages, exhibitors and vendors. The event offers something for every age group, not …
Steve Wilson, better known to Arkansans as “Wild Man,” began his career with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission as a hunting safety training officer in 1978, and was named Chief of the Information and Education Division in 1987. He has served as AGFC public affairs coordinator for the past 20 years. He is host of …
Thanksgiving may be all about the turkey…but the day AFTER Thanksgiving, in the Arkansas Delta, it’s all about the duck! Stuttgart welcomes thousands to the annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival, which turns 80 this year. The fun begins on Friday, Nov. 27, in downtown Stuttgart!   The festival …
Hunting in Arkansas Autumn is one of the busiest seasons for camouflage-clad outdoors men and women hunting in Arkansas. “When fall comes around everyone, obviously, thinks about football whether it’s high school, college, or whatever,” says Steve “Wildman” Wilson, public affairs coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. “But it’s also the kick-off of …
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s mission is to conserve and enhance Arkansas’s fish and wildlife and their habitats while promoting sustainable use, public understanding and support. I’m proud to live in a state that’s celebrating a century of conservation. Arkansas is The Natural State and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission works diligently to …
For many folks, Thanksgiving means turkey. But in the Arkansas Delta, especially in Stuttgart, it means DUCKS! The 79th annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival kicks into full-gear on Friday, Nov. 28, in downtown Stuttgart! The festival is one of the most well known in Arkansas. Visitors from around …
Mountain men made a good living trapping and fur trading in the 1800s. Explorers living in the wilderness, they also through their trade helped open up various trails (widened into wagon roads) allowing Americans in the east to settle the new territories of the west. So, put on your best buckskin and your beaver cap …
Captain John Hillstrand from Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch and Tom Oar from History Channel’s Mountain Men will be the center of attention at the 4th annual Arkansas Outdoors Expo in Conway.  The hunting, fishing and outdoor show takes place in the Conway Expo Center. Tom Oar will visit with attendees on Saturday from 11 a.m. …
Everybody likes free stuff, right? If you also like visiting public lands, or are looking for ideas to get out and about in nature, America’s national wildlife refuges will offer free admission to visitors on the following days in 2014: Jan. 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Feb. 15-17: Presidents’ Day weekend Sept. 27: National …
The 78th annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival in Stuttgart officially begins on Saturday. The event is one of the biggest and best festivals in the Arkansas Delta, and thousands from across the country flock to Stuttgart. This year’s festival runs from Saturday, Nov. 23, through Saturday, Nov. 30. …