Posted November 14, 2015 3:35 am by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Arkansas Special Youth Waterfowl Hunts
Arkansas Special Youth Waterfowl Hunts
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

Arkansas -( Arkansas’s special youth waterfowl hunting days are Dec. 5, 2015, and Feb. 6, 2016, but every day of waterfowl season is a great time to bring a young hunter along.

Three wildlife management areas hold some excellent opportunities for youth hunters on public land as well.
Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms WMA, Sheffield Nelson Dagmar WMA and the west unit of Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA all reserve special waterfowl blinds through online drawings for youths and their mentors during the regular season.

Permit hunts are nothing new for Raft Creek WMA near Georgetown. It has been managed through lottery-style drawings for years to reduce crowding and provide a higher quality hunting experience. In addition to dozens of hunting locations available to the public via onsite and online drawings, a new youth-only waterfowl blind was constructed within an 18-acre moist soil habitat. The blind is available by online draw to youths and their mentors, with the first application period being Nov. 12-15.

The AGFC also recently completed improvements to waterfowl opportunities for youths on the Conway George Tract of Sheffield …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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