Get Tickets for the Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame Ceremony

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 10:02 am   1 min read

The 2016 Hall of Fame class included Mack's Prairie Wings President and CEO Marion McCollum. (Michael Pirnique)

Tickets are available for the second annual Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Robinson Center in Little Rock.

The hall of fame, created by Arkansas Business Publishing Group and Greenhead magazine, recognizes champions of conservation, hunters, duck call makers, dog trainers and landowners who contribute significantly to the industry.

The event is sponsored by the Arkansas Rice Council, Banded/Avery Outdoors, Ducks Unlimited, The Stephens Group, Crain Automotive and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation. You can purchase tickets here, or contact Alex Howland at (501) 455-9314 or

This year's event will honor three contemporary and three historical inductees. One legacy of service award will be presented to a seventh inductee by Ducks Unlimited, and one conversation champion award will be presented by the Arkansas Rice Council.

This year's honorees are:


  • Steve Bowman
  • Phillip Crowe
  • Mickey Heitmeyer


  • Roger Crowe
  • Chick Major
  • Butch Richenback

Ducks Unlimited Legacy of Service Award

  • Kiah Gardner Sr. 

Arkansas Rice Council Conservation Champion

  • Marvin Hare Jr.

The honorees were chosen from nominees submitted to



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