Information about Arkansas hunting
Duck hunting along the Mississippi Flyway in Arkansas
Hunting luck, it is said, occurs when preparation meets opportunity. The Natural State welcomes you to enjoy Arkansas hunting!
The old Arkansas state motto, Land of Opportunity, still holds true - especially for hunters -
because The Natural State is well populated by a wide variety of Arkansas wildlife found on several million acres of public lands.
Big game hunts are popular in Arkansas. The state has a herd of
whitetail deer, estimated at one million animals, plus
black bear and
elk. Liberal regulations for big game
hunting seasons are set for archery, crossbow, muzzleloaders and modern guns.
Arkansas is also famed for small game hunting, and
along the famous Mississippi Flyway in the Arkansas Delta is prime
waterfowl enthusiasts! For Arkansas hunting seasons, regulations, licenses, permits and guides,
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Prepare for your Arkansas hunting vacation by visiting these links for general hunter information:
- Arkansas Wildlife
- Order this magazine online to learn about the conservation of natural
resources in Arkansas as well as a helpful calendar of hunting seasons.
- Arkansas Outdoors - Sign up to receive the Arkansas Outdoors e-newsletter from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
- AGFC Publications
- Choose from Arkansas Wildlife Magazine, Arkansas Watchable Wildlife
Viewing Guide, and a variety of other AGFC publications, such as books,
videos, calendars and atlases.
- Hunting License - Buy a hunting license, permit, or stamp online through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
- Our Tracts - Browse this database of privately owned hunting and fishing leases in Arkansas that are available for the public to book.
For lodging in Arkansas during your favorite season to hunt, visit Places to Stay and find the perfect accommodation for your visit—whether you wish to stay in a luxury lodge or resort, or a budget-friendly motel.
If you’re considering an Arkansas hunting trip, why not make it an all-out vacation? You’ll find plenty to do in The Natural State, from day trips full of shopping and dining to camping, hiking, fishing for bass, trout and crappie in our crystal clear lakes, fly fishing for trout in our renowned streams and more adventure activities. Our complimentary Arkansas vacation kit makes it easy to get ideas and plan your next getaway – request yours today and make your dream Arkansas hunting vacation a reality!