Travel, Lodging, & Meals

On our spring snow goose hunts the vast majority drive to the location we are hunting. Understandably some of you have long drives and would rather fly. There are risks associated with flying. The snow goose migration is weather dependent. Mother Nature works on her own schedule and there are times when we will need […]


Arkansas Spring Snow Goose Hunts: Hunting license: Required Any state’s hunting license is honored in Arkansas during the conservation order Federal Duck Stamp: Not Required State Waterfowl Stamps: Not Required Free registration permit: Required Call (800) 364-4263 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.). Tell them you want to register for the FREE permit to hunt during the […]


2019 Spring Snow Goose Rates: Arkansas: 3-Day Hunt: $525 (Fri-Sun) 4-Day Hunt: $525 (Mon-Thu) 7-Day Hunt: $1025 (Mon-Sun or Fri-Thu) 5 Day Hunt: $700  (Jan 29-Feb 2 or Feb 4-8) Iowa: 3-Day Hunt: $475 (Fri-Sun) 4-Day Hunt: $475 (Mon-Thu) 7-Day Hunt: $925 (Mon-Sun or Fri-Thu) Iowa has a lower price to offset the hunting license cost CHANGE FOR 2019: We […]

What You Need To Bring

We provide all of the blinds, decoys, electronic callers, and any other equipment required in the field. While we appreciate the offers to bring your own equipment we prefer to use ours as it is proven, effective, and familiar to us. The laydown blinds have padded seats however some hunters like to bring a little […]

Bird Cleaning

Bird cleaning is done by your guide with assistance of the hunting party at the end of the days hunt. By law a wing needs to be attached to the meat for identification purposes. We use the Wing Slinger™ bird cleaner to remove the breast with the wing attached. We dispose of the cleaned carcasses […]

Inclement Weather Policy

If weather issues develop we rely on our years of snow goose hunting experience and the weather forecast to try to predict how the geese in our area will be affected. As long as we feel there is a good chance for success we will hunt unless weather conditions become dangerous. Occasionally groups are given […]

Keeping You Informed

Keeping our hunters informed is a very high priority of ours. You can follow our season in a couple ways. The first option is to follow our blog posts on this site. You can find them on tab above by clicking “Hunt Reports”. All of our hunting report posts also end up on our Facebook […]

Annual Snow Goose Harvest

The Conservation Order started in 1999. Up North Outdoors, Inc. has been guiding spring snow goose hunters since 2001. There has been a lot of changes in equipment and popularity in this timeframe. We have experienced very good years with great hatches and weather. There have been some challenging years with lots of bad weather […]

Spring Snow Goose Hunts In Arkansas And Iowa

Up North Outdoors, Inc. has run snow goose hunts in several states since 2001. The past couple seasons we have focused our efforts on Arkansas and Iowa. Portions of these two states are major snow goose migration corridors. Untold numbers of flocks migrate through providing great decoying action. Peak hunting occurs late January through the end of […]