Arkansas Duck Hunt – Stuttgart
This Arkansas duck hunt gives you location, location, location, great people and duck hunting at its best! Duck hunting enthusiast know Stuttgart as the duck capital of the United States. Openings at this lodge are rare because of a huge repeat clientele! That being said, openings do occur as well as cancellations so don’t let that stop you from asking for dates.
Many Family Expeditions families love this lodge because of the family duck hunting atmosphere and the number of kids at the lodge during the holidays. This is a perfect lodge to introduce your spouse or children to duck hunting in a prime area with prime access in the area. If you are looking for a father/child trip over the holidays, this is a perfect fit as well. You will want to book a up to a year ahead to find an opening as this lodge has so many repeat clients. Openings can be rare but they do occur.
Every year, millions of waterfowl migrate down the famous Mississippi flyway on their journey south. This lodge is located in the very heart of the Mississippi flyway between the Arkansas and White Rivers just 30 miles south of Stuttgart. This family owned and operated lodge offers you the most spectacular, heart-pounding hunting experience available in the lower 48.
Four keys to success at this Arkansas duck hunt:
- Large acreage access makes for more hunting options and better opportunity for locating birds
- Arrangements with the private landowner/farmers in the area who are scouting daily throughout the season.
- Lodge has personal scouts out looking at properties and selecting the best options available for the next days hunts!
- LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
Accommodations & Meals
The 10,000 square foot luxury lodge has 14 private bedrooms each with a twin and double bed. Two bedrooms share an attached bathroom.
A home style breakfast, lunch and dinner are served buffet style.
You can relax in the big room with a full bar, big screen TV, darts, pool, ping pong, poker and shuffleboard. Or, if you prefer, just kick back in front of the fireplace. There is a covered fire pit out back as well.
The Duck Hunt / The Schedule:
All hunts are fully guided with the goal of providing a safe and enjoyable experience. Most hunts will be in flooded rice fields or flooded timber. The morning hunt begins about thirty minutes before dawn, and the guides hope to show every hunter what they mean by “The Black Tornado.” Hunting groups or parties are not mixed.
They have over 15,000 acres of private farm, timberland and flooded fields. They also have access to the 13,000 flooded acres of the Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area and 157,000 acres of bottomland on the White River National Wildlife Refuge.
They prefer not to duck hunt in the afternoons to allow the ducks to return to the fields to feed and rest. Afternoon options are a drive to the Mack’s Prairie Wings store in Stuttgart, a quail or pheasant hunt with their partner operator, goose hunts when the birds are there or relaxing.
Afternoon duck hunts are an option if you did not limit out on your morning hunt.
The closest town is Stuttgart, Arkansas which has the famed Mack’s Prairie Wings Hunting store. There are no other activities besides duck-hunting at the lodge.
Length of Stay / Itinerary
The typical hunt schedule is 2-3 nights. You will arrive the evening before your hunt and depart following the morning hunt on departure day.
Travel Details & Location
The lodge is located near Gillett, Arkansas which is about 30 minutes from Stuttgaart. There is a private airstrip nearby.
Internet & Communications
High speed internet computer available for all guests
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Trip Insurance & Cancellation Info
Trip insurance is highly recommended to protect your investment on this trip. We will assist you with trip insurance upon booking. See links at the bottom of this page for the two providers we suggest for our clients.
Family Expeditions, LLC confirmation and refund policy:
If your trip is more than 90 days out from date of departure, a 50% non-refundable deposit confirms your reservation and must be received within 10 days of booking to confirm your dates. All trips must be paid in full at least 90 days prior to the departure date. If your trip date is within 90 days, FULL payment for the trip is required. All payments to Family Expeditions are non-refundable. Should you need to reschedule or cancel your trip, we will do everything in our power to assist you in finding a suitable substitute or transferring your dates per the lodge/providers/government requirements. Trip insurance protects your investment!