Duck and Goose Hunting in Stuttgart, Arkansas

Stuttgart, Arkansas has a rich duck hunting tradition crossing over multiple generations and a lifetime of memories. If you have never experienced a group of mallards parachuting into a hole, then a trip to Stuttgart, Arkansas should be on your agenda, and the Backwoods Duck Club & Lodge is the perfect spot from which to make it happen.

Duck hunting in Stuttgart, Arkansas is world renowned and has been featured on numerous outdoor shows for many years. Duck hunting in Stuttgart, Arkansas, particularly in Bayou Meto, is the finest in North America. Our Lodge is on a major flyway smack in the middle of the "world renowned Mississippi flyway", the largest migration route in the world. Witness first hand the many and varying species of ducks that move through the bayou. While any southerner might try and tell you "it ain't a duck unless it is a Mallard", you will witness first hand the many species that the Mississippi flyway has to offer, from Blue Wing Teal in September, to Green Wing teal, Gadwall, Pintail, Canvasback, Red Head, Shoveler, Ring Neck, Widgeon, and yes, the Mallard, throughout the season from mid November through late January.

You will be duck hunting from blinds located in flooded , soybean fields, and rice fields. To see more images what our area and flyover inhabitants look like, click here to go to our photo gallery.

Duck hunting in Stuttgart, Arkansas is everything you have always heard about, read about, and talked about. If you're a wingshooter, you owe it to yourself to experience the flooded grain fields and hardwood , and the oxbow lakes and cypress sloughs. Everything about Stuttgart, Arkansas is a waterfowler's paradise, and with our "comfortable hospitality," we're the best Lodge in the area to make your duck hunting experience perfect.

What to Bring

In order to make the most of your hunting experience, we recommend that you bring the following items with you, as they are not provided by the Lodge. For out-of-state guests, many of these items can be procured locally if you do not wish to travel with them.


Boots - Chest waders are the preferred footwear. They will be warm and keep your feet dry.
Camouflage Clothing - Warm camouflage clothing is a must. Layers work best. You will also need gloves, face mask and ear plugs for your protection.
Rain Gear - A camouflage rain jacket along with a wide-brimmed waterproof hat are strongly recommended.
Shotgun (12 gauge or 20 gauge) - We recommend a modified choke or special choke for steel shot.
Shotgun Shells - We recommend using shot size #2 or your favorite non-toxic shot #4 or larger.

Arkansas Duck Stamp and Hunting License, and Federal Duck Stamp information -
You may also call 1-800-364-GAME (4263) for more information and to purchase stamps and licenses.


Camera - Bring your camera. The scenery is unbelievable, and we'll make sure you capture what you shoot on film so you can brag to the folks back home.
Hunting Dogs - You're more than welcome to bring your trusted four-legged companions. We have comfortable outside kennels on site.

For questions or more information, holler. (870) 879-3177 or (870) 872-2447 or