Common Questions About Waterfowl Hunting in Arkansas, South Dakota & MN

Can we bring our trained dogs?

A. Absolutely, but please understand our Policy. Your dog must be steady to shot. Dogs must be able to sit quietly while birds are working. It’s for everyone’s benefit and safety. We prefer that your dogs be experienced and trained. Any questions, please ask while booking your hunt.

Do I need waders?

They are not a necessity as long as you have waterproof boots. However; some hunters prefer them to keep warm and would like to get in water while helping put out decoys. It will depend somewhat on whether you are hunting ducks in South Dakota, spring snow goose in Arkansas, fall geese in South Dakota. Contact us to go over details.

Will our guide clean our birds?

Bird processing is Complementary during our fall hunts. During the Spring Conservation order for snow geese we charge $3.00 per bird. Please let your guide know before the hunt if you want this service to be provided.

Do I need to send a Deposit?

Yes, a 50% deposit is required for your group, upon receipt a confirmation will be issued by email. No guarantee of hunting dates will be given without a deposit. A confirmed date is a sold date and cannot be refunded, as we are completely booked into the season and in many cases have to turn hunters away.

Do you accept credit cards

Yes we accept all major credit cards including corporate cards.

What time do we start hunting, and where do we meet our guide?

Our half day hunts run a half hour before sunrise until noon. full day hunts run a half hour before sunrise until sunset. Spring snow goose hunts run half hour before sunrise until half hour after sunset. Your guide will contact you the day or night before your hunt to inform you of the location and time you will meet. If you are staying over night your guide will meet you at your hotel or our lodge the morning of your hunt.

What size shot should we buy?

For geese we suggest you buy 3″ or 3 1/2″ 1′s or BB. For ducks we suggest you buy 3″ 1′s or BB.

Minnesota Hunts

What type of License do I need to hunt Waterfowl in Minnesota?

You’ll need your state stamp, federal stamp, your small game and hip certification. If you are joining us during our early MN September goose season dates you will need to purchase a $4 early season stamp.

You can shoot 10 geese per day during the August goose season (western, MN hunts only). In September you can shoot 5 geese per day,  statewide, and 3 geese per day for the remainder of the season including late season. You can take

6 Ducks per day, with no more than: 4 Mallards (4Hens), 4 Scaup, 3 Wood ducks, 2 Pintail, 2 Redhead, 1 Black duck, 1 Canvasback.

Arkansas Hunts

what type of license do I need to hunt Waterfowl in Arkansas?

You’ll need your, federal stamp and go to the Arkansas GfP site and simply fill out their 5 questions and screen shot the license the permit is FREE. There is a link attached here for your convenience please feel free to contact us if you have any questions in regards to this.   

You can shoot 10 geese per day during the August goose season. In September you can shoot 5 geese per day,  statewide, and 3 geese per day for the remainder of the season including late season. You can take

6 Ducks per day, with no more than: 4 Mallards (4Hens), 4 Scaup, 3 Wood ducks, 2 Pintail, 2 Redhead, 1 Black duck, 1 Canvasback.

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