AGFC sets early migratory bird season

LITTLE ROCK (AGFC) – At a special meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, commissioners approved the early season migratory bird dates.

The season selections must be reported to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by Aug. 1. Changes from last season are minor.

Mourning Dove and Eurasian Collared Dove  -  Sept. 3-Oct. 30 and Dec. 26-Jan. 6

Teal Season  -  Sept. 10-25

Virginia and Sora Rail Season  -  Sept. 10-Nov. 18

Woodcock Season  -  Nov. 5-Dec. 19

Common Snipe Season  -  Nov. 1-Feb. 15

Purple Gallinule and Common Moorhen Season  -  Sept. 1-Nov. 9

Early Canada Goose Statewide Season  -  Sept. 1-15

Northwest Canada Goose Zone Season  -  Sept. 24-Oct. 3