RULE 002.00.02-006 - 2002-2003 Statewide and WMA Hunting Regulations; Moratorium on Issuance of Wildlife Commercial Breeder/Dealer Permits for Deer, Elk, and Other Cervids for New Facilities; Guiding Prohibited on All Commission Owned or Controlled WMA's, WDA's and WRA's

RULE 002.00.02-006. 2002-2003 Statewide and WMA Hunting Regulations; Moratorium on Issuance of Wildlife Commercial Breeder/Dealer Permits for Deer, Elk, and Other Cervids for New Facilities; Guiding Prohibited on All Commission Owned or Controlled WMA's, WDA's and WRA's

01.00-C DEFINITION OF TERMS. For the purposes of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Code of Regulations, the following terms shall be construed, respectively, to mean and include:

GUIDE - Any person who provides, for monetary or any other compensation, that person's personal services for the purpose of assisting others to locate, pursue, catch or hunt wildlife.

01.00-J POINT SYSTEM FOR HUNTING AND/OR FISHING VIOLATIONS. The accumulation of 12 points for hunting and/or fishing violations within a three year period shall result in the individual being ineligible to apply for any Commission deer, turkey and elk permit hunts for the duration of the three-year period. The accumulation of 18 points for hunting and/or fishing violations within a three-year period may result in the revocation of all hunting and/or fishing licenses and the privileges attached thereto for one year, and the accumulation of 30 points within a five year period may result in the loss of all licenses and privileges for three years. A revocation of hunting and/or fishing licenses and privileges occurring for a third time during an individual's lifetime may result in the lifetime revocation of all hunting and/or fishing licenses and privileges. Any person who forfeits bond, pleads guilty or nolo contendere, or is found guilty of violating any hunting or fishing regulation shall be assigned points as follows:

CODE NO.

TYPE OF VIOLATION

POINTS

02.20

Hunting Bear Over Bait

18

03.08

Counterfeiting License

18

03.13

Special Guide License Requirements

18

11.04

Hunting or Fishing After Revocation of License Prohibited

30

11.08

Hunting, Fishing, or Trapping Without Landowner/Lessee Permission Prohibited.

9

18.01

Hunting Wildlife in Closed Season

30

18.02

Night Hunting

30

18.03

Selling Game

**

18.04

Road Hunting

18

18.12

Importing or Release of Imported Mammals, Reptiles or Birds

30

18.12

Importing or Release of Imported Fish, Amphibians or Aquatic Forms

06

18.14

Taking of Alligators

18

18.15

Possession of Mountain Lions

18

18.20

Taking of Raptors (except Bald Eagles)

18

18.20a

Taking of Bald Eagles

30

19.12

Endangered Species

30

25.09

Guiding Restrictions on Certain WMAs (Guides)

18

25.09

Guiding Restrictions on Certain WMAs (Guided Hunters)

09

31.07

Sale of Game Fish

18

32.01

Taking Fish with Electrical Devices or Toxic Substances

30

36.03

Sale of Bullfrogs

18

38.01

Mussel Shell Taker, Buyer and Seller License and Reporting Requirements

18

41.05 (A)

Resident Roe Taker/Seller Permit Requirements

18

41.05 (B)

Resident Roe Buyer/Exporter and Non-Re sident Roe Buyer/Exporter Permit Requirements

18

41.05 (C)

Roe Buyer/Exporter Reporting Requirements

18

41.13

Commercial Fishing by Non-Resident Prohibited

18

41.39

Closed Paddlefish, Sturgeon and Bowfm Harvest Season

18

44.06

Commercial Fishing for Certain Fish Prohibited in Lower Ouachita River

18

*A11 Others

  

06

* Boating regulations are not included in points toward revocation.

** 18.03 Selling Wildlife Restrictions. A conviction for violating this regulation may result in the lifetime revocation of all hunting and/or fishing licenses.

The following violations shall result in a double assessment of the respective point value for the violation committed upon final court disposition:

1) Any violation occurring on a Commission-owned Wildlife Management Area (except boating statutes).

2) Any violation of harvest regulations committed by a Guide License holder.

3) Any violation of trout harvest regulations in a trout catch and release area.

4) Any violation of bass harvest regulations on lakes designated as Trophy Bass Management Areas (Lakes Monticello, Lower White Oak, Columbia, SWEPCO, Pickthome and Austelle).

5) Adults 21 years or older when accompanying youth under 16.

11.08 HUNTING, FISHING, OR TRAPPING WITHOUT LANDOWNER/LESSEE PERMISSION PROHIBITED.

(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to hunt, fish, or trap wildlife upon the private property of another without having first obtained permission from a landowner or lessee of the property.

(B) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (A), it shall be unlawful for any person to hunt, fish, or trap wildlife upon the private property of another without carrying written permission from a landowner or lessee of the property if the property is lawfully posted or fenced in accordance with one of the methods provided in Arkansas Codes 18-11-404 or 18-11-405. The written permission must include the name of the person permitted upon the property, the signature and telephone number of the landowner or lessee, and the beginning and ending dates of the permission period.

EXCEPTION:

Written permission shall not be required under subsection (B) if the person hunting, fishing or trapping wildlife is the spouse, mother, father, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, niece, nephew, grandson, granddaughter, grandmother, or grandfather of the landowner or lessee of the private property, and has actual permission of the landowner or lessee.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

12.20 CANADA GOOSE SEASON RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take Canada geese other than from January 9-31, 2002, from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset statewide. Areas closed to Canada goose hunting within the state are: Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge Migratory Bird Closure Zone, and all parks (except Lead Hill Park on Bull Shoals Lake administered by the Corps of Engineers).

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

13.07 NONTOXIC SHOT REQUIREMENTS FOR WATERFOWL HUNTING. It shall be unlawful to possess while waterfowl hunting any shot other than steel, tungsten-iron, tungsten-polymer, tungsten matrix, tiner bismuth-tin or such shot approved as nontoxic by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pursuant to Part 20 of Title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

PENALTY: $100.00-$1000.00

15.04 WILDLIFE COMMERCIAL HUNTING RESORT PERMIT.

(A) It shall be unlawful for a person to operate or maintain a wildlife commercial hunting resort without annually first obtaining a Wildlife Commercial Hunting Resort Permit.

(B) Native game (except black bear) may be hunted in accordance with statewide hunting regulations in enclosures equal to or greater than 500 contiguous acres of free range, having a fence of not less than eight (8) feet in height with no cross fencing that has the effect of reducing the size of the area to less than 500 contiguous acres, and having a minimum of sixty percent (60%) of forested cover that has been classified as timberland by the local county tax assessor provided the owner registers the enclosure with the Commission sixty days prior to initiation of hunting, or upon any change of ownership or enclosure size.

(C) Hunting of non-native game is prohibited.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Elk may be hunted within high fenced enclosures during open deer seasons in that zone using hunting equipment legal for that season.

(2) Deer and elk may be hunted with any weapon legal for deer or elk hunting within high fence enclosures from October 1 through February (Ref. Commission Code 02.01).

PENALTY: $500.00 to $1000.00.

18.18 WATERFOWL HUNTING RESTRICTIONS ON LAKES CATHERINE, HAMILTON AND HARRIS BRAKE. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take any migratory waterfowl from any watercraft or other floating device on Lake Catherine in Garland/Hot Spring Counties, Lake Hamilton in Garland County, and Harris Brake Lake in Perry County

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

18.26 HUNTING NEAR A RESIDENCE PROHIBITED: It shall be unlawful to hunt or take wildlife with a killing device at any time within 150 yards of a residence or building devoted to human occupancy without first obtaining written permission from the owner or occupant.

EXCEPTIONS:

1. Hunting with archery tackle only - 50-yard restriction is applicable.

2. Persons engaged in lawful action for personal safety or to protect their livestock or property.

3. Law enforcement officers and Commission employees in performance of their official job duties.

4. Hunting on any wildlife management area or wildlife demonstration area.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00

Opening day for modern gun deer season for the year 2004 will be November 13th.

*Opening day for muzzleloader deer season for the year 2004 will be October 16th.

*These dates are tentative and may be changed by the Commission due to emergencies.

All WMAs, WDAs and WRAs (3.13,25.05,25.09)

Waterfowl: Guiding is prohibited on all commission-owned or controlled WMAs, WDAs and WRAs.

Choctaw Island WMA (02.14,20.34,21.01,23.05,24.02,24.03,24.04)

Bear, deer, elk, turkey: Closed.

Quail: November 1, 2002-February 8, 2003. Statewide limit applies. Bird dogs allowed.

Rabbit: September 7, 2002-Feburary 28, 2002. Statewide limit applies. Dogs allowed.

Squirrel: September 7, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide limit applies. Dogs allowed. May 10-June 12, 2003. Statewide limit applies. No dogs.

Coyote: September 1, 2002-March 1, 2003 and May 15-June 13, 2003. No limit. No dogs.

Furbearer (hunt): Sunrise, September 1, 2002-sunset, February 28, 2003. Limit two per day per species. Raccoons may be taken at night July 1 - November 14, 2002 using .22 short ammunition. Limit one daily. Raccoons may be taken day or night November 15, 2002 - March 31, 2003. No limit. Dogs are required for night hunting during raccoon season.

Furbearer (trap): Sunrise, November 15, 2002 - Sunset, February 9, 2003. No limit.

Muskrat, nutria, and beaver (trap): Sunrise, November 15, 2002-Sunset, March 31, 2003. No limit.

Crow: September 7, 2002-February 28, 2003. Thursday through Monday only. No limit.

02.14 BEAR HUNTING SEASON. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess bear other than during the open season in areas as specified herein:

Archery/Crossbow:

October 1-November 30, 2002 in Bear Zones 1, 2 and Beaver Lake WMA, Bell Sough WMA, Big Creek Natural Area WMA, Big Timber WMA (only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2), Blue Mountain WMA, Buffalo National River WMA, Camp Robinson WD A, Camp Robinson WMA, Caney Creek WMA, Cherokee WMA, Devil's Knob Natural Area WMA, Gene Rush WMA, Greers Ferry Lake WMA, Gulf Mountain WMA, Harold E. Alexander/Spring River WMA, Harris Brake WMA, Hobbs SMA, Jamestown/Independence County WMA, Jim Kress WMA, Jones Point WMA, Loafer's Glory WMA, Madison County WMA, Mount Magazine WMA, Muddy Creek WMA, Nimrod WMA, Norfork Lake WMA, Ozark Lake WMA, Ozark National Forest WMA, Piney Creeks WMA, Rainey WMA, River Bend WMA, Searcy County WMA, Sylamore WMA, White Rock WMA and Winona WMA. Closed in Bear Zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7.

Muzzleloader:

October 19-27. 2002 in Bear Zones 1, 2 and Beaver Lake WMA, Big Creek Natural Area WMA, Big Timber (only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2) WMA, Blue Mountain WMA, Buffalo National River WMA, Caney Creek WMA, Cherokee WMA, Devil's Knob Natural Area WMA, Gene Rush WMA, Jamestown/Independence County WMA, Jim Kress WMA, Loafer's Glory WMA, Mount Magazine WMA, Muddy Creek WMA, Nimrod WMA, Norfork Lake (Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units) WMA, Ozark Lake WMA, Ozark National Forest WMA, Piney Creeks WMA, Rainey WMA, River Bend WMA, Searcy County WMA, Sylamore WMA, White Rock WMA and Winona WMA. Closed in Bear Zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7. Modem Gun:

November 1-30. 2002 in Bear Zones 1, 2 and Beaver Lake WMA, Big Creek Natural Area WMA, Big Timber WMA (only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2), Blue Mountain WMA, Buffalo National River WMA, Caney Creek WMA, Cherokee WMA, Devil's Knob Natural Area WMA, Jim Kress WMA, Mount Magazine WMA, Muddy Creek WMA, Nimrod WMA, Ozark Lake WMA, Ozark National Forest WMA, Piney Creeks WMA, Rainey WMA, River Bend WMA, White Rock WMA and Winona WMA.

December 14-22. 2002 in Bear Zone 5 December 7-22. 2002 in Bear Zone 5 A. Quota of 35 bears for Zone 5 and quota of 15 bears for Zone 5 A. Hunters in Zones 5 and 5 A must comply with the terms and conditions outlined in the 2002-2003 Arkansas Hunting Regulations publication. Closed in Bear Zones 3, 4, 6 and 7.

Note : Zone 1 total quota of bears is not to exceed 200 for all combined seasons and Zone 2 total quota of bears is not to exceed 150 for all combined seasons. Hunters in Zones 1 and 2 must comply with the terms and conditions outlined in the 2002-2003 Arkansas Hunting Regulations publication.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) When legally obtained outside the state and accompanied by verification.

(2) Bear season closed on ARKANSAS OAK NATURAL AREA WMA, BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA, BREWER LAKE/CYPRESS CREEK WMA, CAMP ROBINSON WMA (modern gun and muzzleloader), CEDAR CREEK WMA, CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA, CHESNEY PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA, CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA, COFFEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA, COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA, DARDANELLE WMA, ED GORDON/POINT REMOVE WMA, FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA, FT. CHAFFEE WMA, GALLA CREEK WMA, GREERS FERRY WMA, H.E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA, IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA, J. PERRY MIKLES/BLUE MOUNTAIN WDA, JONES POINT WMA, MORO CREEK BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA, NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA, NORFORK LAKE WMA (Chapin Point and Indian Head Units), PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA, PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA, RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA, ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA, SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA, SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA, STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA, STEVE N.WILSON/RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA, SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA, TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA, WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA, WEDINGTON WMA, WHITECLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA, WHITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA and WYLIE COX FIELD TRAIL AREA.

(3) GULF MOUNTAIN WMA:

Modern Gun: November 2-6, 2002. Bear hunting by permit holders only during deer permit hunts.

Muzzleloader: October 12-14, 2002. Bear hunting by permit holders only during deer permit hunts.

(4) GENE RUSH WMA:

Modern Gun: November 2-6, 2002 and November 9-15, 2002.

(5) HOBBS SMA:

Modern Gun: November 9-17, 2002 (by current deer permit holders only).

Muzzleloader: October 19-21, 2002 and October 25-27, 2002 (by current deer permit holders only).

(6) MADISON COUNTY WMA:

Modern Gun: November 9-17, 2002 (by current deer permit holders only).

Muzzleloader: October 19-21, 2002 and October 25-27, 2002 (by current deer permit holders only).

(7) LOAFER'S GLORY WMA: Modern Gun: November 9-17, 2002.

(8) NORFORK LAKE (Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units) WMA:

Modern Gun: November 9-17, 2002.

(9) SYLAMORE WMA:

Modern Gun: November 9-17, 2002.

(10) HAROLD E. ALEXANDER/SPRING RIVER WMA:

Modern Gun: November 2-4, 2002 and November 9-11, 2002.

Muzzleloader: October 12-14, 2002.

(11) TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA:

Archery: December 14-22, 2002.

(12) JAMESTOWN/INDEPENDENCE COUNTY and SEARCY COUNTY WMAs:

Modern Gun: November 9-30, 2002.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00. In addition, a jail sentence not to exceed 10 days may be imposed and hunting privileges may be suspended in accordance with Code 11.05, Revocation of Privileges.

21.01 DEER SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs, WDAs, WRAs, SMAs and NWRs. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take more deer by any method within WMAs, WDAs, WRAs, SMAs or NWRs other than as specified herein:

Bald Knob NWR

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 9-10, 2002. One either-sex. (shotguns with rifled slugs or muzzleloaders only may be possessed and used for this hunt on the Farm Unit.)

Bayou Des Arc WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Four, no more than two does.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 15, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Three, no more than one doe.

Bayou Meto WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 12-16, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 2-8, 2002. One buck.

Beaver Lake WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21. 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined firearms bag limit is three, no more than one doe.

Bell Slough WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms-Closed.

Benson Creek Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms-Closed.

Beryl Anthony/Lower Ouachita WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Big Creek Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002.

The combined firearms bag limit is three, no more than one doe.

Big Creek WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Three, no more than one doe.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Three, no more than one doe.

Big Lake NWR

Archery-November 1-December 31, 2002. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Big Lake WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-January 31, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun-November 9-11, 2002. Two bucks. (shotguns .410 or larger with rifled slugs, muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile only or handguns (centerfire) having barrels at least four inches in length)

Big Timber WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Blevins WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Blue Mountain WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Four, no more than two does.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Bois D'Arc WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Red Slough WRA-October 1-31, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Two, one doe and one buck.

Modern Gun-November 9-24, 2002. Two, one doe and one buck.

Brewer Lake/Cypress Creek WMA

Archery/Firearms-Closed.

Brushy Creek WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun-November 9-10, 2002. Two bucks. December 27-29, 2002.

Three, no more than one doe. (shotguns .410 or larger with rifled slugs, muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile only or handguns (centerfire) having barrels at least four inches in length)

Buffalo National River WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Three, no more than one doe.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002.

Three, no more than one doe.

Cache River NWR

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-23, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 9-13, 2002. One either-sex.

Camp Robinson WDA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun-November 1-3, 2002. One either-sex.

Camp Robinson WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-November 16, 2002. One either-sex. November 17, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 21-22, 2002. One either-sex. November 23-24, 2002. One either-sex.

Caney Creek WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Casey Jones WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Cattail Marsh WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun-November 9-10, 2002. Two bucks. December 27-29, 2002.

Three, no more than one doe.

Cedar Creek WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Four, no more than two does.

Firearms-Closed.

Cherokee Prairie Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Chesney Prairie Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Cherokee WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Three, no more than one doe.

Modern Gun: November 9-December 1, 2002. Two bucks. December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Choctaw Island WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

Crossett Experimental Forest WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 12-16, 2002 and December 21, 2002-January 5, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-Closed.

Cut-Off Creek WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 12-16, 2002. Two, no more than one buck. Modern Gun-November 2-8, 2002.

Two, no more than one buck.

Cypress Bayou WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Three, no more than one doe.

Dagmar WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 12-14, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 2-4, 2002. One either-sex.

Dardanelle WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Johnson County, Horsehead Creek and Carbon City WRAs-October 1-31, 2002 and February 1-28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only. Johnson County WRA-November 2-3, 2002 (mobility impaired permit hunt). One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Dave Donaldson/Black River WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-January 31, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader November 1-3, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-Closed.

DePartee Creek WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader- October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Four, no more than two does.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002.

Three, no more than one doe.

Devil's Knob Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined firearms bag limit is three, no more than one doe.

Earl Buss/Bayou DeView WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-January 31, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Ed Gordon/Point Remove WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-20, 2002. One either-sex. October 26-27, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun- November 2-3, 2002. One doe. November 9-10, 2002. One either-sex.

Electric Island WMA

Archery/Firearms-Closed.

Ethel WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Four, no more than two does.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 15, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002.

Three, no more than one doe.

Falcon Bottoms Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms-Closed.

Felsenthal NWR

Archery-October 1, 2002-January 31, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 18-19, 2002. Two, no more than one buck.

Modern Gun-November 1-2, 2002 and November 8-9, 2002. Two, no more than one buck.

Ft. Chaffee WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-November 23-24, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 16-17, 2002. One either-sex.

Galla Creek WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Gene Rush WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Three, no more than one doe.

Modern Gun-November 9-15, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Three, no more than one doe.

Greers Ferry Lake WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 22-23, 2002 (mobility impaired permit hunt). One either-sex.

Modern Gun-Closed.

Gulf Mountain WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 12-14, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 2-6, 2002. One either-sex.

Gum Flats WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Two, one doe and one buck.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Two, one doe and one buck.

H.E. Flanagan Prairie Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Harold E. Alexander/Spring River WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 12-14, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 2-4, 2002. One either-sex. November 9-11, 2002. One either-sex.

Harris Brake WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Henry Gray/Hurricane Lake WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 12-14, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 2-4, 2002. One either-sex.

Hobbs SMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-21, 2002 and October 25-27, 2002. Two, no more than one buck.

Modern Gun-November 9-17, 2002. Two, no more than one buck.

Holla Bend NWR

Archery-October 1-November 30, 2002. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Holland Bottoms WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 26-28, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-Closed.

Hope Upland WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun-November 16-17, 2002 (youth hunt). Three, no more than one buck.

Howard County WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Two, one doe and one buck.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Two, one doe and one buck.

Iron Mountain Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

J. Perry Mikles/Blue Mountain WDA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Four, no more than two does.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun-October 12-13, 2002 (youth hunt). One either-sex.

November 20-21, 2002. One either-sex.

Jamestown/Independence County WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Jim Kress WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Jones Point WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Lafayette County WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Lake Greeson WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Two, one doe and one buck.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Two, one doe and one buck.

Lee County WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Three, no more than one doe.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Three, no more than one doe.

Little Bayou WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader-October 12-16, 2002. Two, no more than one buck. Modern Gun-Closed.

Little River WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Loafer's Glory WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Three, no more than one doe. Modern Gun-November 9-17, 2002. Bucks only.

Madison County WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-21, 2002 and October 25-27, 2002. Two, no more than one buck.

Modern Gun-November 9-17, 2002. Two, no more than one buck.

Moro Creek Bottoms Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Mt. Magazine WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Muddy Creek WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Nimrod WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Norfork Lake WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward Point,

Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units October 19-27, 2002. One buck.

Modern Gun-Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward Point,

Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units November 9-17, 2002. One buck.

Overflow NWR

Archery-October 1, 2002-January 31, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Two, no more than one buck. Modern Gun-Closed.

Ozan WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Ozark Lake WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Ozark National Forest WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003.Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Petit Jean River WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 9-17, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002.

Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Pine Bluff Arsenal WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. The combined bag limit for archery and firearms is three, no more than one buck.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. The combined bag limit for archery and firearms is three, no more than one buck.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002.

The combined bag limit for archery and firearms is three, no more than one buck

Pine City Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Piney Creeks WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Poison Springs WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Pond Creek NWR

Archery-October 1, 2002-January 31, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Two, no more than one buck. Modern Gun-Closed.

Prairie Bayou WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Provo WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Two, one doe and one buck.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Two, one doe and one buck.

Railroad Prairie Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Rainey WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-23, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Rex Hancock/Black Swamp WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-23, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 9-13, 2002. One either-sex.

Rick Evans/Grandview Prairie WMA

Archery-October 1-November 3, 2002 and November 9-December 8, 2002. Three, no more than two does.

Firearms-Closed.

Ring Slough WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun- November 9-10, 2002. Two bucks. December 27-29, 2002.

Three, no more than one doe.

River Bend WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Three, no more than one doe.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002.

Three, no more than one doe.

Robert L. Hankins/Mud Creek WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-January 31, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms-Closed.

Roth Prairie Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms-Closed.

St. Francis National Forest WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun-November 16, 2002 (youth hunt). One either-sex.

St. Francis Sunken Lands WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-January 31, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun-November 9-10, 2002. Two bucks. December 27-29, 2002.

One doe. (shotguns .410 or larger with rifled slugs, muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile only or handguns (centerfire) having barrels at least four inches in length)

Sandhills Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Searcy County WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined firearms bag limit is three, no more than one doe.

Seven Devils WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Shirey Bay/Rainey Brake WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-January 31, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-November 1-3, 2002. One either-sex. Modern Gun-Closed.

Smoke Hole Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Spring Bank WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Stateline Sandponds Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Steve N. Wilson/Raft Creek Bottoms WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Sulphur River WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Henry Moore WRA-October 1-31, 2002. Statewide bag limit

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun-November 9-December 20, 2002 and December 27-29, 2002. Statewide bag limit.

Sweden Creek Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Sylamore WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002 and December 21, 2002- January 5, 2003.

Two bucks (one doe by permit by either muzzleloader or modern gun).

Modern Gun-November 9-17, 2002. Two bucks (one doe by permit by either muzzleloader or modern gun).

Terre Noire Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Trusten Holder WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 12-16, 2002. Two, no more than one buck. Noon, December 6-Noon, December 8, 2002. Two, no more than one buck. (Mobility Impaired Hunt) on the Jardis Point portion of Trusten Holder WMA. EXCEPTION: All types of rifles are prohibited on that portion of the Trusten Holder WMA lying north of the Arkansas River and the Arkansas Post Canal from the Pendleton Bridge to Dam #2 including all lands surrounding Merrisach Lake, Post Lake, Moore Bayou and all associated Corps lands. Modern Gun-Closed.

U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 12-14, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 9-10, 2002. One either-sex. December 28-29, 2002 (youth hunt). One either-sex. (shotguns .410 ga. or larger with rifled slugs, muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile only or handguns (centerfire) having barrels at least four inches in length)

Wapanocca NWR

Archery/Firearms-Closed.

Warren Prairie Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

Whitecliffs Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit. Firearms-Closed.

White River NWR

Archery-October 1, 2002-January 31, 2003 (north unit). October 1-December 31, 2002 (south unit). Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-21, 2002 (north and south units) and October 22-27, 2002 (north unit). One buck refuge wide.

Modern Gun-November 9-11, 2002 (north and south units) and November 12-17, 2002 (north unit). One buck refuge wide.

W.E. Brewer/Scatter Creek WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun-November 9-10, 2002 and November 16-17, 2002. Two bucks. December 27-29, 2002. Three, no more than one doe. (shotguns 410 or larger with rifled slugs, muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile only or handguns (centerfire) having barrels at least four inches in length)

Wattensaw WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 12-14, 2002. One either-sex.

Modern Gun-November 2-4, 2002. One either-sex. November 16, 2002 (youth hunt). One either-sex.

Wedington WMA

Archery-October 1-November 30, 2002. One either-sex.

Firearms-Closed.

Whitehall WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-Closed.

Modern Gun-November 9-10, 2002 and November 16-17, 2002. Two bucks. December 27-29, 2002. Three, no more than one doe.

White Rock WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-February 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modem Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Winona WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-Februarv 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader-October 19-27, 2002. Either-sex. December 21, 2002-January 5, 2003. Bucks only.

Modem Gun-November 9-December 1, 2002. Bucks only. December 27-29, 2002. Either-sex.

The combined bag limit for firearms is three, no more than one doe.

Wittsburg Natural Area WMA

Archery-October 1, 2002-Februarv 28, 2003. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms-Closed.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

23.05 CERTAIN WMAs AND WD As CLOSED FOR FALL GUN TURKEY SEASON.

It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess wild turkeys taken with a firearm during the fall gun turkey season within the following:

(1) All WMAs, WD As and NWRs located in Turkey Zones 2 and 3.

(2) BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA, BREWER LAKE/CYPRESS CREEK WMA, CACHE RIVER (UNIT 1) NWR, CAMP ROBINSON WD A, CAMP ROBINSON WMA, CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, CHESNEY PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA, COFFEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA, ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA, FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA, FELSENTHAL NWR, HE. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, HOLLA BEND NWR, IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA, JOHNSON COUNTY WRA within DARDANELLE WMA, J. PERRY MIKLES/BLUE MOUNTAIN WD A, MORO CREEK BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA, NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA, OVERFLOW NWR, PINE BLUFF ARSENAL WMA, PINE CITY NATURAL AREA, RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA, SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA, STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA, STEVE N. WILSON/RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA, SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA, TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA, WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, WEDINGTON WMA, WHITECLIFFS NATURAL AREA, WHITE RIVER NWR, WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA, and WILIE COX FIELD TRIAL AREA.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00. In addition a jail sentence not to exceed ten (10) days may be imposed and hunting privileges may be suspended in accordance with Code 11.05, Revocation of Privileges.

24.02 QUAIL SEASON RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAs It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess quail within the following WMA other than as specified herein:

(A) November 1, 2002-February 8, 2003 within Holland Bottoms WMA (Tuesdays and Saturdays only).

(B) November 1, 2002-February 8, 2003 within Wattensaw WMA (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only).

(C) November 1, 2002-February 8, 2003 within Harold E. Alexander/Spring River WMA - Quail hunting ends at Noon.

(D) November 1, 2002-February 8, 2003 within Norfork Lake WMA (Chapin Point and Indian Head Units) - Quail hunting ends at Noon.

(E) December 1, 4, 7, 11 and 14, 2002 within Gulf Mountain Quail Demonstration Area - Permit required. Limit: 5 per person.

(F) November 1, 2002-February 8, 2003 Hope Upland WMA (Tuesdays only). Limit: 4.

(G) November 1, 2002-February 8, 2003 within Ed Gordon/Point Remove WMA (weekends only). Limit 4.

(H) November 1, 2002-February 8, 2003 within Big Timber Upland WDA - Quail permit required; hunters must complete a Hunter Report Form after each hunt.

(I) December 1, 2002 - February 8, 2003 within Ft. Chaffee WMA.

(J) November 1, 2002 - January 31, 2003 within Felsenthal and Overflow NWRs.

(K) November 1, 2002-February 8, 2003 within Bald Knob NWR, Bayou Des Arc WMA, Bayou Meto WMA, Beaver Lake WMA, Bell Slough WMA, Benson Creek Natural Area, Beryl Anthony/Lower Ouachita WMA, Big Creek Natural Area, Big Creek WMA, Big Lake WMA, Blevins WMA, Blue Mountain WMA, Bois D'Arc WMA, Brewer Lake/Cypress Creek WMA, Brushy Creek WMA, Buffalo National River WMA, Cache River NWR, Camp Robinson WMA, Caney Creek WMA, Casey Jones WMA, Cattail Marsh WMA, Cedar Creek WMA, Cherokee WMA, Cherokee Prairie Natural Area, Chesney Prairie Natural Area, Choctaw Island WMA, Cove Creek Natural Area, Crossett Experimental Forest WMA, Cut-Off Creek WMA, Cypress Bayou WMA, Dagmar WMA, Dardanelle WMA, Dave Donaldson/Black River WMA, DePartee Creek WMA, Devil's Knob Natural Area, Earl Buss/Bayou DeView WMA, Ethel WMA, Gene Rush WMA, Falcon Bottoms Natural Area, Greers Ferry Lake WMA, Gum Flats WMA, H.E. Flanagan Prairie Natural Area, Harris Brake WMA, Henry Gray/Hurricane Lake WMA, Hobbs SMA WMA, Howard County WMA, Iron Mountain Natural Area, Jamestown/Independence County WMA, Jim Kress WMA, Jones Point WMA, Lafayette County WMA, Lake Greeson WMA, Lee County WMA, Little Bayou WMA, Little River WMA, Loafer's Glory WMA, Madison County WMA, Moro Creek Bottoms Natural Area, Mount Magazine WMA, Muddy Creek WMA, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area, Nimrod WMA, Norfork Lake WMA (Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units), Ozan WMA, Ozark Lake WMA, Ozark National Forest WMA, Petit Jean River WMA, Pine Bluff Arsenal WMA, Pine City Natural Area, Piney Creeks WMA, Poison Springs WMA, Prairie Bayou WMA, Provo WMA, Railroad Prairie Natural Area, Rainey WMA, Rex Hancock/Black Swamp WMA, Ring Slough WMA, River Bend WMA, Roth Prairie Natural Area, St. Francis National Forest WMA, St. Francis Sunken Lands WMA, Sandhills Natural Area, Searcy County WMA, Seven Devils WMA, Shirey Bay/Rainey Brake WMA, Smoke Hole Natural Area, Spring Bank WMA, Stateline Sandponds Natural Area, Steve N. Wilson/Raft Creek Bottoms WMA, Sulphur River WMA, Sweden Creek Natural Area, Sylamore WMA, Terre Noire Natural Area, Trusten Holder WMA, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WD A, Warren Prairie Natural Area, W.E. Brewer/Scatter Creek WMA, WhiteCliffs Natural Area, Whitehall WMA, White Rock WMA Winona WMA and Wittsburg Natural Area.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

24.03 RABBIT SEASON RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAs. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess rabbit within the following WMAs other than as specified herein:

(A) September 7. 2002-February 28. 2003 within Hope Upland WMA and Rick Evans/Grandview Prairie WMAs (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only).

(B) October 5, 2002-January 31, 2003 within Felsenthal, Pond Creek and Overflow NWRs.

(C) October 1-November 30, 2002 within Wapanocca NWR.

(D) September 7-November 30, 2002 within White River (South Unit) and September 7, 2002-January 31, 2003 within White River (North Unit).

(E) September 7-October 31, 2002 within Big Lake NWR.

(F) September 7, 2002-February 28, 2003 within Bald Knob NWR, Bayou Des Arc WMA, Bayou Meto WMA, Beaver Lake WMA, Bell Slough WMA, Benson Creek Natural Area, Beryl Anthony/Lower Ouachita WMA, Big Creek Natural Area, Big Creek WMA, Big Lake WMA, Big Timber WMA, Blevins WMA, Blue Mountain WMA, Bois D'Arc WMA, Brewer Lake/Cypress Creek WMA, Brushy Creek WMA, Buffalo National River WMA, Cache River NWR, Camp Robinson WMA, Caney Creek WMA, Casey Jones WMA, Cattail Marsh WMA, Cedar Creek WMA, Cherokee WMA, Cherokee Prairie Natural Area, Chesney Prairie Natural Area, Choctaw Island WMA, Cove Creek Natural Area, Crossett Experimental Forest WMA, Cut-Off Creek WMA, Cypress Bayou WMA, Dagmar WMA, Dardanelle WMA, Dave Donaldson/Black River WMA, DePartee Creek WMA, Devil's Knob Natural Area, Earl Buss/Bayou DeView WMA, Ed Gordon/Point Remove WMA, Ethel WMA, Falcon Bottoms Natural Area, Ft. Chaffee WMA, Galla Creek WMA, Gene Rush WMA, Greers Ferry Lake WMA, Gulf Mountain WMA, Gum Flats WMA, H.E. Flanagan Prairie Natural Area, Harold E. Alexander/Spring River WMA, Harris Brake WMA, Henry Gray/Hurricane Lake WMA, Hobbs SMA, Holland Bottoms WMA, Howard County WMA, Iron Mountain Natural Area, Jamestown/Independence County WMA, Jim Kress WMA, Jones Point WMA, Lafayette County WMA, Lake Greeson WMA, Lee County WMA, Little Bayou WMA, Little River WMA, Loafer's Glory WMA, Madison County, Moro Creek Bottoms Natural Area, Mount Magazine, Muddy Creek, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area, Nimrod, Norfork Lake, Ozan, Ozark Lake, Ozark National Forest, Pine City Natural Area, Petit Jean River, Pine Bluff Arsenal, Piney Creeks, Poison Springs, Prairie Bayou, Provo, Railroad Prairie Natural Area, Rainey, Rex Hancock/Black Swamp, Ring Slough, River Bend, Robert L. Hankins/Mud Creek WDA WMA, Roth Prairie Natural Area, St. Francis National Forest, St. Francis Sunken Lands, Sandhill Natural Area, Searcy County, Seven Devils, Shirey Bay/Rainey Brake, Smoke Hole Natural Area, Spring Bank, Stateline Sandponds Natural Area, Steve N. Wilson/Raft Creek Bottoms, Sulphur River, Sweden Creek Natural Area, Sylamore, Terre Noire Natural Area, Trusten Holder, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA, W.E. Brewer/Scatter Creek, Warren Prairie Natural Area, Wattensaw, Wedington, WhiteCliffs Natural Area, Whitehall, White Rock, Winona WMAs and Wittsburg Natural Area.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

24.04 SQUIRREL SEASONS RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAs. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess squirrel within the following WMAs, other than as specified herein:

(A) September 7 - October 31, 2002 within Big Lake NWR and J. Perry Mikles/Blue Mountain WDA.

(B) September 7 - 22, 2002 and May 10-June 12, 2003 within Camp Robinson WDA.

(C) October 5, 2002-February 28, 2003 within Hope Upland WMA and Rick Evans/Grandview Prairie WMAs (Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays only).

(D) October 5, 2002 - January 31, 2003 within Felsenthal, Pond Creek and Overflow NWRs.

(E) October 1 - November 30, 2002 within Wapanocca NWR.

(F) September 7 - November 30, 2002 within White River NWR (South Unit) and September 7, 2002-January 31, 2003 within White River NWR (North Unit).

(G) October 5, 2002 - February 28, 2003 within Trusten Holder WMA.

(H) September 7, 2002-February 28, 2003 within BALD KNOB NWR, BAYOU DES ARC WMA, BAYOU METO WMA, BEAVER LAKE WMA, BELL SLOUGH WMA, BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA, BIG CREEK NATURAL AREA, BIG CREEK WMA, BIG LAKE WMA, BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA, BREWER LAKE/CYPRESS CREEK, BRUSHY CREEK WMA, BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA, CACHE RIVER NWR, CAMP ROBINSON WMA, CANEY CREEK WMA, CATTAIL MARSH WMA, CEDAR CREEK WMA, CHEROKEE WMA, CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, CHESNEY PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA, COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA, CYPRESS BAYOU WMA, DAGMAR WMA, DARDANELLE WMA, DAVE DONALDSON/BLACK RIVER WMA, DEPARTEE CREEK WMA, DEVILS' KNOB NATURAL AREA, EARL BUSS/BAYOU DEVIEW WMA, ED GORDON/POINT REMOVE WMA, EHTEL WMA, FT. CHAFFEE WMA, GALLA CREEK WMA, GENE RUSH WMA, GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA, GULF MOUNTAIN WMA, H.E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, HAROLD E. ALEXANDER/SPRING RIVER WMA, HARRIS BRAKE WMA, HENRY GRAY/HURRICANE LAKE WMA, HOBBS SMA, HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA, IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA, JAMESTOWN/INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA, JIM KRESS WMA, JONES POINT WMA, LEE COUNTY WMA, LOAFER'S GLORY WMA, MADISON COUNTY WMA, MOUNT MAGAZINE WMA, MUDDY CREEK WMA, NIMROD WMA, NORFORK LAKE WMA, OZARK LAKE WMA, OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA, PINE CITY NATURAL AREA, PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA, PINEY CREEKS WMA, PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA, RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, RAINEY WMA, REX HANCOCK/BLACK SWAMP WMA, RING SLOUGH WMA, RIVER BEND WMA, ROBERT L. HANKINS/MUD CREEK WMA, ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA, ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA, SEARCY COUNTY WMA, SHRIEY BAY/RAINEY BRAKE WMA, SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA, STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA, STEVE N. WILSON/RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA, SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA, SYLAMORE WMA, U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA, W.E. BREWER/SCATTER CREEK WMA, WATTENSAW WMA, WEDINGTON WMA, WHITEHALL WMA, WHITE ROCK WMA, WINONA WMA and WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA.

(I) October 5, 2002-February 28, 2003 within BERYL

ANTHONY/LOWER OUACHITA WMA, BIG TIMBER WMA, BLEVINS WMA, BOIS D'ARC WMA, CASEY JONES WMA, CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA, CUT-OFF CREEK WMA, FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA, GUM FLATS WMA, HOWARD COUNTY WMA, LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA, LAKE GREESON WMA, LITTLE BAYOU WMA, LITTLE RIVER WMA, MORO CREEK BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA, NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA, OZAN WMA, PINE BLUFF ARSENAL WMA, POISON SPRINGS WMA, PROVO WMA, ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA, SEVEN DEVILS WMA, SPRING BANK WMA, SULPHUR RIVER WMA, TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA, TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA, WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA and WHITECLIFFS NATURAL AREA.

(J) May 10-June 12, 2003 within BAYOU DES ARC WMA, BAYOU METO WMA, BEAVER LAKE WMA, BELL SLOUGH WMA, BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA, BERYL ANTHONY/LOWER OUACHITA WMA, BIG CREEK WMA, BIG CREEK NATURAL AREA, BIG LAKE WMA, BIG TIMBER WMA, BLEVINS WMA, BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA, BOIS D'ARC WMA, BREWER LAKE/CYPRESS CREEK WMA, BRUSHY CREEK WMA, BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA, CANEY CREEK WMA, CASEY JONES WMA, CATTAIL MARSH WMA, CEDAR CREEK WMA, CHEROKEE WMA, CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, CHESNEY PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA, CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA, CUT-OFF CREEK WMA, CYPRESS BAYOU WMA, DAGMAR WMA, DARDANELLE WMA, DAVE DONALDSON/BLACK RIVER WMA, DEPARTEE CREEK WMA, DEVILS' KNOB NATURAL AREA, EARL BUSS/BAYOU DEVIEW WMA, ED GORDON/POINT REMOVE WMA, EHTEL WMA, FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA, FT. CHAFFEE WMA, GALLA CREEK WMA, GENE RUSH WMA, GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA, GULF MOUNTAIN WMA, GUM FLATS WMA, H.E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, HARRIS BRAKE WMA, HENRY GRAY/HURRICANE LAKE WMA, HOBBS SMA, HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA, HOWARD COUNTY WMA, IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA, J. PERRY MIKLES/BLUE MOUNTAIN WDA,

JAMESTOWN/INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA, JIM KRESS WMA, JONES POINT WMA, LAKE GREESON WMA, LEE COUNTY WMA, LITTLE BAYOU WMA, LITTLE RIVER WMA, LOAFER'S GLORY WMA, MADISON COUNTY WMA, MORO CREEK BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA, MOUNT MAGAZINE WMA, MUDDY CREEK WMA, NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA, NIMROD WMA, NORFORK LAKE WMA, OZAN WMA, OZARK LAKE WMA, OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA, PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA, PINE BLUFF ARSENAL WMA, PINE CITY NATURAL AREA, PINEY CREEKS WMA, POISON SPRINGS WMA, PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA, PROVO WMA, RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, RAINEY WMA, REX HANCOCK/BLACK SWAMP WMA, RING SLOUGH WMA, RIVER BEND WMA, ROBERT L. HANKINS/MUD CREEK WMA, ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA, ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA, SEARCY COUNTY WMA, SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA, SEVEN DEVILS WMA, SHRIEY BAY/RAINEY BRAKE WMA, SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA,SPRING BANK WMA, STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA, STEVE N. WILSON/RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA, SULPHUR RIVER WMA, SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA, SYLAMORE WMA, TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA, TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA, U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA, W.E. BREWER/SCATTER CREEK WMA, WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA, WATTENSAW WMA, WEDINGTON WMA, WHITECLIFFS NATURAL AREA, WHITEHALL WMA, WHITE ROCK WMA, WINONA WMA and WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

25.02 HUNTING OR TRESSPASSING PROHIBITED WITHIN CERTAIN WMAS, WDAS AND LAKES. It shall be unlawful to duck hunt or trespass on the following areas and lakes as specified herein:

(1) BAYOU METO - Wrape Plantation WRA is open until 12:00 noon for waterfowl hunting on Saturdays and Sundays only during the waterfowl season although opens to hunting all day the last three days of the last duck season. Halowell WRA is closed to access 30 days before the first duck season until February 15.

(2) BELL SLOUGH - Palarm Creek Waterfowl Rest Areas closes to access 30 days before the first duck season until 30 days after the last duck season.

(3) BIG LAKE - Mallard Lake is closed to hunting

(4) BOIS D'ARC - Red Slough Waterfowl Rest Area is open until 12:00 noon for waterfowl hunting on Saturdays and Sundays only during the waterfowl season although hunting is allowed all day the last three days of the last duck season, open to archery deer hunting October 1-31 and open to small game hunting until October 15. Bois d'Arc Lake is closed to waterfowl hunting except open to hunting all day the last three days of the last duck season. Boat motors larger than 25hp are prohibited on the Greentree Waterfowl Area, Red Slough and Little Grassy duck area.

(5) BREWER LAKE - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

(6) CAMP ROBINSON WDA - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

(7) CAMP ROBINSON WMA - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon although hunting is allowed all day the last three days of the last duck season. Duck blinds are prohibited.

(8) CASEY JONES - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon although hunting is allowed all day the last three days of the last duck season.

(9) CUT-OFF CREEK - Pigeon Creek Waterfowl Rest Area closes following the last day of the modern gun deer season until the end of the last duck season. Travel by boat is prohibited on Latin Drain, Firehunt Slough and Third Slough except during high water periods when boating access is possible to the Deep Slough Dam. In this case, boats may be used areawide, however, boat motors may only be used on Cut-Off Creek and Deep Slough.

(10) DAGMAR - Apple Lake Waterfowl Rest Area is open until 12:00 noon for waterfowl hunting on Saturdays and Sundays only during the waterfowl season although hunting is allowed all day the last three days of the last duck season.

(11) DARDANELLE - Waterfowl hunting is not allowed on that part of Big Spadra and Little Spadra Creeks lying north of the Missouri Pacific Railroad, east of Crawford Street, south of 1-40, and west of State Hwy 103 or all park boundaries, state highways and all waterfowl rest areas. Dogs, hunting or trapping devices are prohibited on Johnson County Waterfowl Rest Area and Horsehead Creek and Carbon City WRAs. The WRA closes to access during waterfowl seasons although it is open for archery deer hunting October 1-31 and February 1-28.

(12) DAVE DONALDSON/BLACK RIVER - The GTR Waterfowl Rest Area (all of Section 21, Township 11N, Range 3E lying south of Black River) is open until 12:00 noon for waterfowl hunting on Saturdays and Sundays only during the waterfowl season although opens to hunting all day the last three days of the last duck season. Hunting is not allowed on Hubble Lake during duck season. The rest area and Hubble Lake open to hunting all day the last three days of the last duck season. Lake Ashbaugh is closed to hunting.

(13) ED GORDON/POINT REMOVE - The Waterfowl Rest Area is closed to all hunting and trespassing from November 15 - February 28.

(14) FT. CHAFFEE - The Ft. Chaffee Waterfowl Rest Area in Sportsmen Compartment 3 closes to access 30 days prior to the first duck season until the last duck season closes.

(15) HARRIS BRAKE - Open to waterfowl hunting only Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Hunting ends at noon although hunting all day is allowed the last three days of the last duck season. During duck season, other hunters must abide by same hours and days as duck hunters, except for those trapping and hunting furbearers at night. Only shotguns and archery equipment are allowed for hunting. Harris Brake Lake is closed to hunting.

(16) HOLLAND BOTTOMS - Lake Pickthorne Waterfowl Rest Area is closed to hunting and it closes to access 30 days prior to the first duck season until 30 days after the last duck season.

(17) LAFAYETTE COUNTY - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon on Lake Erling although hunting is allowed all day the last three days of the last duck season. Waterfowl hunting is not allowed on Lick Creek area of Lake Erling (portion of lake lying west of IP road #41) except for hunting all day the last three days of last duck season.

(18) LITTLE BAYOU - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

(19) NIMROD - Nimrod Waterfowl Rest Area is closed to waterfowl hunting except during the last three days of the last duck season.

(20) PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA - Waterfowl impoundments are closed to trespass from one hour after sunset until 4:00 a.m.

(21) RICK EVANS/GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE - Waterfowl hunting closed on all lakes and ponds.

(22) SHIREY BAY/RAINEY BRAKE - The waterfowl rest area in Sections 7 and 8, T13N, R2W; Sections 21 and 28, T16N, R2W; Section 3, T15N, R2W; and Section 32, T16N, R2W closes to hunting 14 days prior to and during duck season although opens to hunting all day the last three days of the last duck season. .

(23) ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon. Boat motors over 10 hp are prohibited.

(24) ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon although hunting is allowed all day the last three days of the last duck season. The Sections 8,9,16 and 17, TUN, R6E is closed to hunting 30 days prior to and during duck season. Rest areas open to hunting all day the last three days of the last duck season.

(25) SULPHUR RIVER - Henry Moore Waterfowl Rest Area closes to access September 1 - February 28, but opens to hunting all day the last three days of the last duck season and to archery deer season October 1-31.

(26) LAKE CONWAY - Closed to waterfowl hunting, except on the Pierce Creek and Dixs Creek Bays. Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(27) CANE CREEK LAKE (Lincoln County) - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(28) U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA: North of Hwy. 306 closed to all trespassing during waterfowl season.

(29) Lake Pickthorne - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

25.07 SHOT SHELL AND SHOT SIZE RESTRICTIONS WHILE WATERFOWL HUNTING ON BAYOU METO, PETIT JEAN RIVER AND NIMROD WMAS. It shall be unlawful to possess more than 15 shot shells per hunter or to possess shot shells containing shot larger than #2 while waterfowl hunting on Bayou Meto, Petit Jean River and Nimrod WMAs

EXCEPTION:

(1) In camping, parking or boat launching areas.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

25.09 GUIDING PROHIBITED ON ALL COMMISSION OWNED OR CONTROLLED WMAs, WD As, AND WRAs. It shall be unlawful to guide waterfowl hunters on any commission-owned or controlled wildlife management areas, wildlife demonstration areas, or waterfowl rest areas. It shall also be unlawful for waterfowl hunters to hunt while being guided on any commission-owned or controlled wildlife management areas, wildlife demonstration areas, or waterfowl rest areas.

PENALTY: $100.00 TO $1,000.00

(7/1/2002)

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