b'CITY OF STUTTGARTTHE NATURAL PLACE TO BEWATERFOWLERS HALL OF FAMELocated In The Museum Of The Arkansas Grand PrairieTheArkansasWaterfowlerHallofFameopenedatGreenHeadmagazineinductedthefirstmembersinto Stuttgarts Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie in 2018.thishalloffamein2016.Theseindividualseachmade Stuttgart is known as the mecca for waterfowl enthusiasts,significantcontributionstotheStuttgartcommunityand drawingvisitorsfromallovertheworld.Accordingtowaterfowl history on the Grand Prairie.GarlandDerden,boardpresidentoftheMuseumofthe Arkansas Grand Prairie, it is only fitting that the museumThe Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame will be part of the shouldbethehomeoftheArkansasWaterfowlHallofwaterfowl wing. At the museum visitors can pass through Fame. a duck blind. A simulated duck hunt and duck ID program Stuttgart and the surrounding areaswill be provided as well to those interested in participating.have long been the capital of waterfowlAccording to Gena Seidenschwarz, also of the museum, enthusiasts, bringing people to the Grandsponsorsanddonorswillbeappropriatelyrecognized Prairie from all over the world. with plaques and a video display. Visitors will be able to view various segments of the videos. Also as a part of the BeginningwithNativeAmericanstakingadvantageofdisplay advertisers will be invited to purchase commercial the presence of ducks along the Mississippi Flyway andtime.Eachyearthousandsofvisitorspassthroughthe continuing into the 1890s when J. T. Beckhart displayedmuseum. An especially busy time is during the Wings Over his gifts as an artist, developing the Big Lake style of duckthePrairieFestivalandtheWorldsChampionshipDuck call in Osceola, the ducks that have come through our areaCalling Contests. have immeasurably impacted the culture of Arkansas.If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or advertising The first duck calling contest was held in front of Macksin this new venue contact the museum at 870-673-7001. Sports Shop in 1936 Stuttgart. The Worlds ChampionshipTheMuseumoftheArkansasGrandPrairieisa501c3 Duck Calling Contest held annually combined with currentnonprofit organization. If you have not visited the museum efforts of waterfowl enthusiasts continue to celebrate ourrecently, make plans to visit soon.Jwaterfowlheritage.TheArkansasWaterfowlerHallof Fame is the perfect way to do it.70 Stuttgart, Arkansas 2020 Official Sportsmans Guide'