RULE 002.00.03-008 - 2003 - 2004 Late Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations; Approved Hunter Education Certificate Requirements Code;

RULE 002.00.03-008. 2003 - 2004 Late Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations; Approved Hunter Education Certificate Requirements Code;

02.04 WILD TURKEY SEASONS (2003-2004). It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take wild turkey other than during the open seasons as specified herein:

(A) Spring Wild Turkey Firearms and Archery/Crossbow Seasons: Zones 1, 2,3, 4B, 5, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9,10 and 17: April 3-Mav 9, 2004.

Zones lA, 4, 4A, 5A and 9A: April 3-16. 2004.

(B) Fall Wild Turkey Archery/Crossbow Seasons: All Zones: October 1. 2003-Februarv 15. 2004.

(C) Fall Wild Turkey Firearms Season:

Zones 1, 2,3, 6, 7, 7A, 8 and 17: October 25-31. 2003.

Zones lA, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B 9, 9A and 10: Closed.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations Reference Code 23.01 (Turkey Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs). PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

04.08 SPECIAL YOUTH TURKEY HUNT RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful for anyone other than youths, 15 years of age or younger, to hunt turkeys during the special youth turkey hunt on March 27-28, 2004. Youths who have completed a hunter education course must be accompanied by an adult mentor who is 18 years of age or older. Youths who have not completed a hunter education course must be under the direct supervision of an adult mentor who is 21 years of age or older. PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

23.01 TURKEY SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs.

It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take more turkey by any method within WMAs other than as specified herein: BALD KNOB NWR

Fall (Archery) (Mingo Creek Unit): October 1, 2003-Februarv 15, 2004.

One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1. 2003-Februarv 15. 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16. 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

BAYOU METO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BELL SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either sex turkey.

Spring: See Camp Robinson WMA. BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BERYL ANTHONY/LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: See Felsenthal NWR. BIG CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BIG LAKE NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BIG LAKE WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BIG TIMBER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey. Open only in area that lies in open fall firearms turkey zone.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BLEVINS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BOIS D'ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-5, 2004 and April 9-11, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

BREWER LAKE/CYPRESS CREEK WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CACHE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. In all Hunt

Units. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. In Hunt Units 1 and 3. One gobbler or bearded turkey. Hunt Unit 2 see Rex Hancock/Black Swamp WMA.

CAMP ROBINSON WDA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (includes Bell Slough WMA):

April 12-13, 2004, April 14-15, 2004

and April 22-23, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. All areas south of Declination Road and east of Cato Road, south of the pipeline and west of Cato Road, the impact area and the drop zone are closed.

CANEY CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CASEY JONES WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. CEDAR CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CHEROKEE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

CHESNEY PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed. Spring: Closed. CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA Fall: Closed. Spring: Closed. COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): March 29-April 5, 2004 and April 23-May 9, 2004.

One gobbler or bearded turkey each hunt. Turkeys must be

checked at a designated check station.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 6-8, 2004, April 13-15, 2004 and April 20-22, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Hunting ends at 1:00 p.m. daily for permit hunts. CYPRESS BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DAGMAR WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. DARDANELLE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DAVE DONALDSON/BLACK RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-January 31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

EARL BUSS/BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-January 31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. ED GORDON/POINT REMOVE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Wiley Cox FTA is closed to hunting. ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. ETHEL WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FELSENTHAL NWR Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery) (includes Beryl Anthony/Lower Ouachita WMA): Other than during permit hunts, areas are restricted to archery hunting and are open April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (includes Beryl Anthony/Lower Ouachita WMA): March 27-28, 2004(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-10, 2004 and April 15-17, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Turkeys must be checked at designated check stations: Sport-about, Hermitage Bait Shop, Carroll's Grocery, Vestal's Ice or Teddy Bear Convenience Store. FT. CHAFFEE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GALLA CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GENE RUSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GUM FLATS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. H.E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. HAROLD E. ALEXANDER/SPRING RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-5, 2004, April 10-12, 2004, April 17-19, 2004, April

24-26, 2004 and May 1-3, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HENRY GRAY/HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 17-18, 2004 and April 24-25, 2004 (youth hunts). One gobbler or bearded turkey. Turkeys must be checked at Area

Headquarters. HOBBS SMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HOLLA BEND NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1-November 30, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. Turkeys must be checked at Area Headquarters. HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 and April 10-12, 2004 (youth hunts). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 17-19, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

HOPE UPLAND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HOWARD HENSLEY/SEARCY COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

J. PERRY MIKLES/BLUE MOUNTAIN WDA Fall: Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JAMESTOWN/INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JIM KRESS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JONES POINT WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-5, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

LAKE GREESON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LEE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MADISON COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MORO CREEK BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NIMROD WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NORFORK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): All units October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: All units March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

All units April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OVERFLOW NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring: Closed. OZAN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PINE BLUFF ARSENAL WMA Fall: Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POISON SPRINGS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POND CREEK NWR Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery): Other than during permit hunt, areas are restricted to archery hunting and are open April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or

bearded turkey.

April 8-10, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PROVO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

RAINEY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

REX HANCOCK/BLACK SWAMP WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (includes Cache River NWR Unit 2 lands within an area

bounded by Hwy 64 on North, Hwy 17 on East, Hwy 38 on South,

and Hwy 33 on West): March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-5, 2004 and April 16-18, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

RICK EVANS/GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. RING SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. RIVER BEND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROBERT L. HANKINS/MUD CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-January 31, 2004. One either-sex.

turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-January 31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

SHIREY BAY/RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-January 31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-5, 2004, April 10-12, 2004, April 17-19, 2004 and

April 24-26, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SPRING BANK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

STEVE N. WILSON/RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-5, 2004 and April 9-11, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SYLAMORE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-May 9, 2004. one gobbleror bearded turkey,

U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: . March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or

bearded turkey. WAPANOCCA NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed.

WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WATTENSAW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-January 31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WEDINGTON WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WHITEHALL WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-16, 2004. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WHITE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-December 31, 2004 (south unit),

October 1, 2003-January 31, 2004 (north unit). One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

W.E. BREWER/SCATTER CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-January 31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: March 27-28, 2004 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 3-5, 2004, April 10-12, 2004, April 17-19, 2004 and April 24-26, 2004. one gobbleror bearded turkey. WHITE ROCK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WINONA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2003. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 3-May 9, 2004. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2003-February 15, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. 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.

23.02 PERMIT REQUIREMENTS ON CERTAIN WMAs, WD As and NWRs.

It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take turkey during spring permit hunts on certain WMAs, WDAs and NWRs without first obtaining the required permit or fail to follow the instructions on said permits (Ref: Code 18.23 Non-Compliance with Terms Of Permit) as specified herein:

(A) Quota: BELL SLOUGH WMA, BERYL ANTHONY/LOWER OUACHITA WMA, BOIS D'ARC WMA, CACHE RIVER NWR (Unit 2), CAMP ROBINSON WMA, CUT-OFF CREEK WMA, FELSENTHAL NWR, HAROLD E. ALEXANDER/SPRING RIVER WMA, HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA, LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA, POND CREEK NWR, REX HANCOCK/BLACK SWAMP WMA, SHIREY BAY/RAINEY BRAKE WMA, SULPHUR RIVER WMA, W.E. BREWER/SCATTER CREEK WMA.

(B) Youth: BAYOU METO WMA, BERYL ANTHONY/LOWER OUACHITA WMA CACHE RIVER NWR (Unit 2), CUT-OFF CREEK WMA, FELSENTHAL NWR, GULF MOUNTAIN WMA, HAROLD E. ALEXANDER/SPRING RIVER WMA, HOLLA BEND NWR, HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA, LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA, MADISON COUNTY WMA, , NORFORK LAKE WMA, PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA, POND CREEK NWR, REX HANCOCK/BLACK SWAMP WMA, ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA, SULPHUR RIVER WMA, TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA, U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WD A, W.E. BREWER/SCATTER CREEK WMA.

(C) A lease land permit is required for persons 16 years and older to camp, hunt or trap any type of wildlife on BIG TIMBER WMA, CASEY JONES WMA, CHEROKEE WMA, GUM FLATS WMA, JIM KRESS WMA, LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA, PROVO WMA. A Cherokee WMA Lease Land permit is also required for the operation of motorcycles, bicycles, ATVs and horseback riding from October 1-February 28 and during Spring Turkey seasons in Spring Turkey Zones 2, 6 and 7 on CHEROKEE and JIM KRESS WMAs, except on state or county roads.

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.

APPROVED 2003-2004 WMDCODE

12.23 FALCONRY SEASON RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take migratory birds with raptors other than during the regular migratory bird seasons except as follows DUCKS, COOTS and MERGANSERS: December 8-42 11, 2003, December 25, 2003 and January 26-February -t£ 18, 2004. PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

12.25 SPECIAL YOUTH WATERFOWL HUNT RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful for anyone other than youths, 15 years of age or younger, to hunt ducks, mergansers, and coots during the special youth waterfowl hunt on January 31-February 1, 2004. Youths who have completed a hunter education course must be under the direct supervision of by an adult mentor who is 18 years of age or older. Youths who have not completed a hunter education course must be accompanied by an adult mentor who is 21 years of age or older. Mentors may not hunt ducks, geese, mergansers or coots but may, if properly licensed, hunt other game in season. Shooting hours and bag limits are the same as the regular waterfowl season. All Commission owned Waterfowl Rest Areas, Bob Young and Horsehead Creek Waterfowl Rest Areas on Dardanelle WMA, are open to youth hunting during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt. EXCEPTION:

(1) The Waterfowl Rest Area on Ed Gordon/Point Remove WMA is closed during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt. PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

25.01 MIGRATORY WATERFOWL SHOOTING HOUR RESTRICTIONS

WITHIN CERTAIN WMAs AND WD As. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take migratory waterfowl during migratory waterfowl seasons later than 12:00 o'clock noon on Wildlife Management Areas. EXCEPTIONS:

(A) Migratory waterfowl hunting permitted during the entire day (regular shooting hours) of the last 3 days of the last duck season. Ref: Commission code 12.15 (Duck and Coot Season Restrictions).

(B) In Compliance with 25.02, Hunting or Trespassing prohibited within Certain Waterfowl Management Areas.

(C) All day hunting allowed during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt on January 31-February 1, 2004 (Ref. Code 12.25 Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt Restrictions).

(D) All Commission owned Waterfowl Rest Areas, Bob Young and Horsehead Creek Waterfowl Rest Areas on Dardanelle WMA are open to all day hunting,, to youth hunting during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt.

(E) The Waterfowl Rest Area on Ed Gordon/Point Remove WMA is closed.

(F) All day hunting allowed on Beaver Lake, Dardanelle, Ft. Chaffee, Mt. Magazine and Ozark Lake WMAs.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00

25.02 HUNTING OR TRESPASSING PROHIBITED WITHIN CERTAIN

WMAs 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 (permit required) 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. The Wrape Plantation WRA will be closed to access 30 days before the first duck season until February 15, except on Saturdays and Sundays of the waterfowl season and the youth hunt.

(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 (permit required) 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-November 7 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 WRA is open until 12:00 Noon for waterfowl hunting on Saturdays and Sundays only (permit required) 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 I-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 Bob Young WRAs. The WRAs are closed to access during waterfowl seasons, except for archery deer hunting October 1-31 and February 1-15. Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRAs are open to youth hunting during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt.

(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 (permit required) during the waterfowl season although hunting is allowed 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 WMA - Waterfowl impoundments are closed to trespass from one hour after sunset until 4:00 a.m.

(21) REX HANCOCK/BLACK SWAMP - Dogs, hunting or trapping devices are prohibited on Lee LeBlanc WRA.

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

(23) 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 hunting is allowed all day the last three days of the last duck season.

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

(25) 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, T11N, 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.

(26) 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-November 7.

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

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

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

(30) Lake Pickthorne - Closed to waterfowl hunting. PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

(9/4/2003)

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