Arkansas -(Ammoland.com)- Hunting may be the furthest thought from the minds of Arkansas outdoorsmen, but fall hunting was on the agenda for last week’s meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
During the meeting, the Commission set the state’s dove season dates. Commissioners also heard a proposal for the late migratory bird seasons.
Early migratory bird season dates:
Mourning Dove and Eurasian Collared Dove
Sept. 5-Oct. 24 and Dec. 19, 2015-Jan. 7, 2016
Sept. 12-Nov. 20
Nov. 7-Dec. 21
Common Snipe Season
Nov. 1, 2015-Feb. 15, 2016
Purple Gallinule and Common Moorhen Season
Sept. 1-Nov. 9
Early Canada Goose Season
Northwest Canada Goose Zone Season Sept.
AGFC Waterfowl Program Coordinator Luke Naylor presented the Commission with the late migratory season proposals.
Proposed duck season dates:
Dec. 10-Dec. 23
Dec. 26-Jan. 31
Youth Hunt: Feb. 6-7
Canada, White-fronted, snow, blue and Ross’s goose seasons
Nov. 19-Jan. 31
Snow, blue and Ross’s goose conservation order
Oct. 10-Nov. 18, Feb. 1-5 and Feb. 8-April 25
The late migratory bird season dates and regulations will be approved at the August commission meeting.
In other business, the Commission:
*Authorized the director to enter into an agreement to purchase a 5-acre …read more