- Associated Press - Friday, July 18, 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission commissioners have approved hunting seasons for migratory birds in the state - including dove seasons.

Commissioners meeting in Little Rock adopted hunting seasons of Sept. 6-Oct. 25 and again from Dec. 20-Jan. 8 for mourning dove and Eurasian collard-dove.

Dove season is considered the unofficial opening of Arkansas’ fall hunting season.

Other seasons approved include Sept. 13-28 for teal; Sept 6-Nov. 14 for rail; Nov. 8-Dec. 22 for woodcock; Nov. 1-Feb. 15 for common snipe; Sept. 1-Nov. 9 for purple gallinule and common moorhen; Sept. 1-15 for the early Canada goose season; and Sept. 20-29 for the northwest Canada goose zone season.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide