River Valley Outdoors

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun January 15, 2017

Diving ducks provide good action for end-of-season hunters

Keith Sutton/Contributing Writer

If you listen to some waterfowlers, you might get the idea that mallards are the only ducks found in Arkansas. There’s no disputing the fact that these beautiful birds, which winter by the millions in our state, are the favorites of Natural State hunters. Most ducks killed here each year are this species, and many hunters never pursue other types of waterfowl. Mallards aren’t the only ducks that can be hunted here, however. In fact, mor... READ MORE

Camp pranks: Practical jokes likely to ensue during downtime By KEITH SUTTON

If you’re looking for pranks and practical jokes, a hunting camp is the place to go. Maybe that’s a faulty impression on my part, but it sure seems that way. I’ve never visited a camp that didn’t have a rubber snake in it.