Marion McCollum was born in Stuttgart, Arkansas, the Rice and Duck Capital of the World. He has been in the sporting goods business for 55 years as Owner/President of Mack's Prairie Wings/Mack's Sport Shop.
Marion McCollum is a Lifetime member of Ducks Unlimited, Waterfowl USA, and Delta Waterfowl. He is also a member of the Nature Conservancy and a partner of NWTF. In 2002, he was names Stuttgart's Citizen of the Year. He was inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame in 2007, Inducted in the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame in 2008. In 2010, McCollum received the Ducks Unlimited Jerry Jones Sportsman Award. He has served on the Board of the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation as well as on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission from 1995-2002, where he served as Chairman from 2001-2002.
Marion participates in many activities that teach the boys and girls of today about hunting and fishing. His business strives in "Teaching the Next Generation the Heritage of the Outdoor Sportsman".
Marion and his wife JoAnn love to fish for crappie in the spring and summer months. From fall thru early spring, Marion is an avid hunter and spends his free time hunting dove, duck, pheasant, and turkey with his friends.
Join us for the second annual Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame. The second class will be inducted on November 30, 2017. This evening event will share the stories of the impact of their contributions as waterfowl enthusiasts gather to celebrate this time honored tradition.
The creation of this new program is a long overdue effort to preserve the contributions of those individuals who have gone above and beyond through dedicated time, resources and other work to enhance the waterfowl industry in Arkansas.Nominate Today!
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