RULE 002.00.04-010 - Creel Change and Commercial Fishing Season on Lake Chicot; 2005 Spring Turkey Seasons Approvals; 2004 - 2005 Waterfowl Hunting Regulations Re-Approval

RULE 002.00.04-010. Creel Change and Commercial Fishing Season on Lake Chicot; 2005 Spring Turkey Seasons Approvals; 2004 - 2005 Waterfowl Hunting Regulations Re-Approval

41.40 LAKE CHICOT SPECIAL COMMERCIAL FISHING SEASON. It shall be unlawful to commercial fish Lake Chicot in Chicot County other than from Noon, January 1, 2005 through Noon, January 31, 2005. Commercial fishermen must obtain, and have in their possession while fishing, a special use permit from the District Biologist at the Monticello Regional Office in addition to all other required licenses and permits. Only gill or trammel nets with no less than 4 inch square bar mesh may be used. All commercial fishermen must access and leave the water at the Connerly Bayou boat ramp. No commercial fishermen may be on the water before 7:00 AM or after 5:00 PM CST. All common carp must be removed from the lake and disposed of properly. Each commercial fisherman must turn in a catch report on forms provided by the Commission by February 15, 2005.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00 and revocation of commercial fishing privileges in Lake Chicot for non-compliance with requirements.

REDUCED CREEL LIMITS ON LAKE CHICOT DURING DRAWDOWN

31.01B GAME FISH POSSESSION LIMIT RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to possess more than two (2) daily limits of game fish or the aggregate thereof.

Daily Limit - Black Basses(including not more than four Smallmouth).

10

Daily Limit - Rock Bass ............................

10

Daily Limit - Catfish(exc. Bullhead)..........

10

Daily Limit - Bream(over 4"in length).......

50

Daily Limit - Crappie ................................

20

Daily Limit - Muskellunge ........................

6

Daily Limit - Pickerel ................................

6

Daily Limit - Northern Pike .......................

6

Daily Limit - Sauger ..................................

6

Daily Limit - Saugeye ...............................

6

Daily Limit - Striped Bass or Hybrid

Combination .........................

6

Daily Limit - Trout - (including not more than 2 each of brown, cutthroat and brook trout)...

5

Daily Limit - Walleye ................................

6

Daily Limit - White Bass ...........................

(Yellow Bass - No Limit)

25

Daily Limit - Paddlefish .............................

2

Daily Limit - Alligator Gar ..........................

2

Daily Aggregate Limit ................................

75

Daily Limit for all sportfish on Bois d'Arc in Hempstead County

½ daily limit

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) LARGEMOUTH, SPOTTED, SMALLMOUTH (BLACK BASS): (D) Daily limit for largemouth bass on Lake Chicot reduced to 5 during the drawdown (November 1, 2004 - February 28, 2005).

(4) CRAPPIE(D) Daily limit for crappie on Lake Chicot reduced to 10 during the drawdown (November 1, 2004 - February 28, 2005)

41.04 COMMERCIAL FISHING SEASON AND RESTRICTIONS.

(A) The following waters are open year around to legal commercial tackle as defined in Code 41.03 and 41.08: EXCEPTIONS:

RED RIVER in Hempstead, Lafayette, Little River and Miller counties; LITTLE RIVER from its mouth in Hempstead and Little River counties upstream to Corps of Engineers boat ramp on west bank of river below Millwood Lake Dam;

SULPHUR RIVER from its mouth to the Texas State line, OUACHITA RIVER from the Louisiana State Line to the confluence of the Caddo River (See Exception 2 below), Saline River from its confluence with the Ouachita River upstream to the Stillion Railroad Bridge in Ashley and Bradley Counties, FOURCHE LaFAVE RIVER from its mouth to Highway 7 Bridge in Perry County; PETIT JEAN RIVER from its mouth to Highway 10 Bridge in Yell County; WHITE RIVER upstream from its mouth to one hundred (100) yards below Dam No. 1 at Batesville in Independence County; BLACK RIVER from its mouth to the Missouri state line; ST. FRANCIS RIVER upstream to the mouth of the left hand chute of Little River in Poinsett County; CACHE RIVER and lakes accessible by boat from the river. ARKANSAS RIVER from its mouth to the Arkansas/Oklahoma State line including that part of the Arkansas River from the Ozark Dam to the Arkansas - Oklahoma State line, bounded on the north by the Union Pacific Railroad and on the south by Highway 22 (In compliance with Commission Codes 41.09, 41.19, and 41.20) and ARKANSAS WATERS between the main levees of the Mississippi River. All lakes, bays or other bodies of water, other than tributary streams, connected to waters as specified above, when accessible by boat, from the main channel except as limited by Section 30.00 (Reciprocal License Agreements).

(1) Emergency Closures listed in Section 44.00.

(2) Flathead catfish, bowfin, drum, and gar may not be taken or possessed by commercial fishermen on the Ouachita River from Smackover Creek to the northern boundary of Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge.

(3) Blue catfish, flathead catfish, bowfin, drum and gar may not be taken or possessed by commercial fishermen on the Ouachita River from the northern boundary of Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge to the Louisiana State Line, all waters within Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge, and from the Saline River from its mouth within Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge upstream to the Stillion Railroad Bridge.

(4) Island 40 Chute in Crittenden County closed to commercial fishing except noon, November 1 to noon, March 30, or when accessible by boat from the Mississippi River.

(B) The following waters are closed year around to commercial fishing:

Lake Erling, including all tributaries upstream from 100 yards below Lake Erling Dam to State Highway #313 in Lafayette County; All lakes owned and/or operated by the State Parks, Recreation and Travel Commission, the U.S. Forest Service, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (excluding Grand Lake and all natural or channel scar lakes on Commission Wildlife Management Areas located within counties not designated as closed); Columbia County Lake in Columbia County, Dorcheat Bayou from its headwaters in Nevada County to the Arkansas/Louisiana state line, Horseshoe Lake in Crittenden County; Saline River above State Highway 4 in Bradley County, Lake Wallace in Drew and Chicot Counties; Upper and Lower Lake Chicot (from Connerly Bayou Dam to the Ditch Bayou Dam, inclusive) in Chicot County; Hensley Lake in Jefferson County, Lake Maumelle in Pulaski County, White Oak Bay (Ozark Lake/Arkansas River), Morgan Point Bendway Lake in Desha County, and all lakes in the Hot Springs Village Area of Saline County.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) LAKE CHICOT SPECIAL COMMERCIAL FISHING SEASON. It shall be unlawful to commercial fish Lake Chicot in Chicot County other than from Noon, January 1, 2005 through Noon, January 31, 2005. Commercial fishermen must obtain, and have in their possession while fishing, a commercial permit from the District Biologist at the Monticello Regional Office. Only gill or trammel net with no less than 4 inch square bar mesh may be used. All commercial fishermen must access and leave the water at the Connerly Bayou boat ramp. No commercial fishermen may be on the water before 7:00 AM or after 5:00 PM CST. All common carp must be removed from the lake and disposed of properly. Each commercial fisherman must turn in a catch report from the season by February 15, 2005.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00 and revocation of commercial fishing privileges in Lake Chicot for non-compliance with requirements.

02.04 WILD TURKEY SEASONS (2004-2005). 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 and 10 : April

9-May 6, 2005.

Zones 1A, 4, 4A, 5A and 9A: April 9-22, 2005.

Zone 17: April 2-29, 2005.

(B) Fall Wild Turkey Archery/Crossbow Seasons: All Zones: October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005.

(C) Fall Wild Turkey Firearms Season:

Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 7A, 8 and 17: October 25-31, 2004. Zones 1A, 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 as specified herein:

Zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 9A and 10: April 2-3, 2005.

Zone 17: March 26-27, 2005.

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.

05.03 TURKEY MANAGEMENT ZONE DESCRIPTIONS.

TURKEY ZONE 1A: Northwest Arkansas. Start at northwest corner of Arkansas; then south on Arkansas-Oklahoma state line to U.S. Hwy 62; east on U.S. Hwy 62 to I-540 near Fayetteville; then north on I-540 to U.S. Hwy 62; then northeast on U.S. Hwy 62 to Hwy 37 at Gateway; then north on Hwy 37 to Arkansas-Missouri line; then west along line to northwest corner of Arkansas.

TURKEY ZONE 1: Western portion of north-central Arkansas. Start at junction of Arkansas-Missouri state line and Hwy 37; then south on Hwy 37 to U.S. Hwy 62 at Gateway; then west on U.S. Hwy 62 to I-540; then south on I-540 to Hwy 16 at Fayetteville; then east on Hwy 16 to Hwy 74; then east on Hwy 74 to U.S. Hwy 412 at Huntsville; then east on U.S. Hwy 412 to Hwy 392 at Little Arkansaw; then south on Hwy 392 to Hwy 397; then south on Hwy 397 to Hwy 43; then southwest on Hwy 43 to Hwy 74 near Ponca; then east on Hwy 74 to Hwy 123 at Piercetown; then north on Hwy 123 to Buffalo River at Carver; then east along Buffalo River to U.S. Hwy 65; then south on U.S. Hwy 65 to Hwy 66 at Leslie; then east on Hwy 66 to Hwy 14 at Mountain View; then east on Hwy 14 to Hwy 58; then north on Hwy 58 to White River near Guion; then northwest along White River to U.S. Hwy 412 at Cotter; then west on U.S. Hwy 412 to Hwy 14 at Yellville; then northwest on Hwy 14 to U.S. Hwy 65 at Omaha; then north on U.S. Hwy 65 to Arkansas-Missouri state line; then west along line to Hwy 37.

TURKEY ZONE 2: Southwestern and south central portions of northwestern Arkansas. Start at U.S. Hwy 62 and Arkansas-Oklahoma state line; then go south along line to I-40 near Van Buren; then east on I-40 to U.S. Hwy 64 at Clarksville; then east on U.S. Hwy 64 to Hwy 164; then east on Hwy 164 to Hwy 7; then south on Hwy 7 to Hwy 27 at Dover; then north on Hwy 27 to Hwy 105 near Hector; then south on Hwy 105 to Hwy 124; then east on Hwy 124 to Hwy 95; then north on Hwy 95 to U.S. Hwy 65 at Clinton; then north on U.S. Hwy 65 to Hwy 16; then east on Hwy 16 to Hwy 92 at Greers Ferry; then east on Hwy 92 to Hwy 25 near Drasco; then northeast on Hwy 25 to Hwy 87 near Concord; then east on Hwy 87 to Hwy 157; then east on Hwy 157 to Hwy 14; east on Hwy 14 to White River at Oil Trough; northwest along White River to Hwy 58 near Guion; then south on Hwy 58 to Hwy 14; then west on Hwy 14 to Hwy 66 at Mountain View; west on Hwy 66 to U.S. Hwy 65 at Leslie; then north on U.S. Hwy 65 to Buffalo River; then west along Buffalo River to Hwy 123 at Carver; then south on Hwy 123 to Hwy 74 at Piercetown; then west on Hwy 74 to Hwy 43 near Ponca; then north on Hwy 43 to Hwy 397; then north on Hwy 397 to Hwy 392; then west on Hwy 392 to U.S. Hwy 412; then west on U.S. Hwy 412 to Hwy 74 at Huntsville; then west on Hwy 74 to Hwy 16; then west on Hwy 16 to I-540 near Fayetteville; then north on I-540 to U.S. Hwy 62; then west on U.S. Hwy 62 to Arkansas-Oklahoma state line; then south along line to I-40.

TURKEY ZONE 3: Eastern half of north central Arkansas. Start at Arkansas-Missouri state line and U.S. Hwy 65; then south on U.S. Hwy 65 to Hwy 14 at Omaha; then east on Hwy 14 to U.S. Hwy 412 at Yellville; then east on U.S. Hwy 412 to White River at Cotter; then southeast along White River to the Black River near Jacksonport; then north along Black River to the Current River near Pocahontas; then north along Current River to Arkansas-Missouri state line; then west along line to U.S. Hwy 65.

TURKEY ZONE 4: Western portion of northeast and east central Arkansas. Start at Arkansas-Missouri state line and Current River; then south along Current River to Black River near Pocahontas; then south along Black River to White River near Jacksonport; then east along White River to Hwy 14 at Newport; then east on Hwy 14 to U.S. Hwy 67; then south on U.S. Hwy 67 to I-40 near Little Rock; then east on I-40 to I-440; then south on I-440 to U.S. Hwy 165; then south on U.S. Hwy 165 to Hwy 15 at England; then south on Hwy 15 to Hwy 88; then south on Hwy 88 to U.S. Hwy 79; then north on U.S. Hwy 79 to U.S. Hwy 165 at Stuttgart; then south on U.S. Hwy 165 to Hwy 130 at DeWitt; then north on Hwy 130 to Hwy 33; then north on Hwy 33 to I-40; east on I-40 to Hwy 49 at Brinkley; then south on Hwy 49 to U.S. Hwy 70; then west on U.S. Hwy 70 to Hwy 302; then south on Hwy 302 to Hwy 86 near Clarendon; then south on Hwy 86 to Hwy 17 at Holy Grove; then south on Hwy 17 to Hwy 1; then north on Hwy 1 to Hwy 316; then east on Hwy 316 to Hwy 318; then south on Hwy 318 to Hwy 20; then east on Hwy 20 to Mississippi River Levee; then north on Levee to U.S. Hwy 49 at Helena; then west on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 1 at Walnut Corner; then north on Hwy 1 to Hwy 1B at Jonesboro; then north on Hwy 1B to U.S. Hwy 63; then north on U.S. Hwy 63 to Hwy 228 at Sedgwick; then north on Hwy 228 to U.S. Hwy 412; then east on U.S. Hwy 412 to Hwy 141; then north on Hwy 141 to U.S. Hwy 62 at McDougal; then east on U.S. Hwy 62 to Hwy 139 near Pollard; then north on Hwy 139 to Arkansas-Missouri state line; then west along line to Current River.

TURKEY ZONE 4A: Northeast Arkansas. Start at U.S. Hwy 62 and St. Francis River at the Arkansas-Missouri state line; then west on U.S. Hwy 62 to U.S. Hwy 49 at Piggott; then south on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 1 at Jonesboro; then south on Hwy 1 to Hwy 163; then south on Hwy 163 to Hwy 214; then east on Hwy 214 to Hwy 373; then south on Hwy 373 to Hwy 163; then south on Hwy 163 to U.S. Hwy 64; then east on U.S. Hwy 64 to St. Francis River; then south along St. Francis River to U.S. Hwy 79 at Cody; then north on U.S. Hwy 79 to I-40; then east on I-40 to Mississippi River Levee; then north along levee to Arkansas-Missouri state line; then west along line to St. Francis River; then north along St. Francis River to U.S. Hwy 62.

TURKEY ZONE 4B: Southern portion of southeast Arkansas. Start at Bayou Bartholomew and Arkansas-Louisiana state line; then north along Bayou Bartholomew to U.S. Hwy 79 near Pine Bluff; then north on U.S. Hwy 79 to U.S. Hwy 65; then south on U.S. Hwy 65 to U.S. Hwy 165; then east on U.S. Hwy 165 to the Arkansas-Mississippi River Levee just south of the Pendleton Bridge on the Arkansas River; then south along levee to Arkansas-Louisiana state line; then west along line to Bayou Bartholomew.

TURKEY ZONE 5: Central portion of northeast Arkansas. Start at Arkansas-Missouri state line and Hwy 139; then south on Hwy 139 to U.S. Hwy 62; then west on U.S. Hwy 62 to Hwy 141; then south on Hwy 141 to U.S. Hwy 412; then west on U.S. Hwy 412 to Hwy 228; then south on Hwy 228 to U.S. Hwy 63; then south on U.S. Hwy 63 to Hwy 1B; then south on Hwy 1B to Hwy 1; then north on Hwy 1 to U.S. Hwy 49; then north on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 62; then northwest on Hwy 62 to St. Francis River; then north along St. Francis River to Arkansas-Missouri state line; then west along line to Hwy 139.

TURKEY ZONE 5A: Central portion of northeast and east central Arkansas. Start at Hwy 1 and Hwy 163 at Jonesboro; then south on Hwy 1 to U.S. Hwy 79 at Marianna; then east on U.S. Hwy 79 to St. Francis River at Cody; then north along St. Francis River to U.S. Hwy 64 at Parkin; then west on U.S. Hwy 64 to Hwy 163 at Levesque; then north on Hwy 163 to Hwy 373; then north on Hwy 373 to Hwy 214; then west on Hwy 214 to Hwy 163; then north on Hwy 163 to Hwy 1.

TURKEY ZONE 5B: Eastern portion of east central Arkansas. Start at junction of Hwy 1 and U.S. Hwy 79 at Marianna; then north on U.S. Hwy 79 to I-40; then east on I-40 to Mississippi River levee; then south along levee to Hwy 131 at Seyppel; then north on Hwy 131 to Hwy 147; then south to Hwy 38; then east on Hwy 38 to county line rd.; then south to Mississippi River levee; then south along levee to its end near St. Francis River; then on a line due west from this point to the St. Francis River; then southeast along St. Francis River to the Mississippi River to the southeast boundary of the St. Francis National Forest; west and south along the St. Francis National Forest boundary to the intersection of FDR 1901 (low road) ; south along FDR 1901 to its intersection of the Mississippi River Levee in Helena; then west on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 1; then north on Hwy 1 to U.S. Hwy 79.

TURKEY ZONE 6: Arkansas River Valley. Start at I-40 and Arkansas-Oklahoma state line; then south along line to Hwy 96; then east on Hwy 96 to U.S. Hwy 71 at Mansfield; then south on U.S. Hwy 71 to Hwy 23 at Elm Park; then north on Hwy 23 to Hwy 10 at Booneville; then east on Hwy 10 to Hwy 9 at Perry; then south on Hwy 9 to Hwy 60; then east on Hwy 60 to U.S. Hwy 64 at Conway; then east on U.S. Hwy 64 to Hwy 36; then north on Hwy 36 to Hwy 310; then east on Hwy 310 to Hwy 5; then north on Hwy 5 to Hwy 31; then south on Hwy 31 to U.S. Hwy 67 at Beebe; then north on U.S. Hwy 67 to Hwy 14 at Newport; then west on Hwy 14 to White River at Newport; then west along White River to Hwy 14 at Oil Trough; then west on Hwy 14 to Hwy 157; then south on Hwy 157 to Hwy 87; then west on Hwy 87 to Hwy 25 at Concord; then west on Hwy 25 to Hwy 92 at Drasco; then west on Hwy 92 to Hwy 16 at Greers Ferry; then west on Hwy 16 to U.S. Hwy 65; then south on U.S. Hwy 65 to Hwy 95 at Clinton; then west on Hwy 95 to Hwy 124; then west on Hwy 124 to Hwy 105; then north on Hwy 105 to Hwy 27; then west on Hwy 27 to Hwy 7 at Dover; then north on Hwy 7 to Hwy 164; then west on Hwy 164 to U.S. Hwy 64; then west on U.S. Hwy 64 to I-40 at Clarksville; then west on I-40 to Arkansas-Oklahoma state line.

TURKEY ZONE 7: West central Arkansas. Start at Hwy 4 and Arkansas-Oklahoma state line near Cove; then east on Hwy 4 to U.S. Hwy 71; then south on U.S. Hwy 71 to Hwy 246; then east on Hwy 246 to Hwy 84 at Athens; then east on Hwy 84 to U.S. Hwy 70 at Salem; then east on U.S. Hwy 70 to Hwy 8 at Glenwood; then south on Hwy 8 to Hwy 84 at Amity; then east on Hwy 84 to I-30 near Social Hill; then north on I-30 to I-430; then north on I-430 to Hwy 10; then west on Hwy 10 to Hwy 9 at Williams Junction; then north on Hwy 9 to Hwy 10; then west on Hwy 10 to Hwy 23 at Booneville; then south on Hwy 23 to U.S. Hwy 71 at Elm Park; then north on U.S. Hwy 71 to Hwy 96 at Mansfield; then west on Hwy 96 to Arkansas-Oklahoma state line; then south along line to Hwy 4.

TURKEY ZONE 7A: Central Arkansas. Start at I-430 and I-30 near Mabelvale; then north on I-430 to Hwy 10; then west on Hwy 10 to Hwy 9; then north on Hwy 9 to Hwy 60 near Perryville; then east on Hwy 60 to U.S. Hwy 64 at Conway; then east on U.S. Hwy 64 to Hwy 36 at Hamlet; then north on Hwy 36 to Hwy 310 at Mt. Vernon; then east on Hwy 310 to Hwy 5; then north on Hwy 5 to Hwy 31; then south on Hwy 31 to U.S. Hwy 67 near Beebe; then south on U.S. Hwy 67 to I-40; then east on I-40 to I-440; then south on I-440 to I-30; then south on I-30 to I-430.

TURKEY ZONE 8: Northern portion of southwest Arkansas. Start at U.S. Hwy 70 and Arkansas-Oklahoma state line near Ultima Thule; then east on U.S. Hwy 70 to U.S. Hwy 278 at Dierks; then south on U.S. Hwy 278 to Hwy 26 at Center Point; then east on Hwy 26 to Hwy 51; then east on Hwy 51 to I-30 at Arkadelphia; then north on I-30 to Hwy 84 at Social Hill; then west on Hwy 84 to Hwy 8 at Amity; then north on Hwy 8 to U.S. Hwy 70 at Glenwood; then south on U.S. Hwy 70 to Hwy 84 at Salem; then west on Hwy 84 to Hwy 246 at Athens; then west on Hwy 246 to U.S. Hwy 71; then north on U.S. Hwy 71 to Hwy 4 near Cove; then west on Hwy 4 to Arkansas-Oklahoma state line; then south along line to U.S. Hwy 70.

TURKEY ZONE 9: Central and south central Arkansas. Start at Arkansas-Oklahoma state Line and the Little River near Dogtown; then southeast along Little River to Red River at Fulton; then south along Red River to U.S. Hwy 82 at Garland; then east on U.S. Hwy 82 to Hwy 29 at Lewisville; then south on Hwy 29 to Arkansas-Louisiana state line; then east along line to Bayou Bartholomew; then north along Bayou Bartholomew to U.S. Hwy 79 at Pine Bluff; then north on U.S. Hwy 79 to Arkansas River; then northwest along Arkansas River to I-440; then south on I-440 to I-30; then south on I-30 to Hwy 51 at Arkadelphia; then west on Hwy 51 to Hwy 26; then west on Hwy 26 to U.S. Hwy 278 at Center Point; then north on U.S. Hwy 278 to U.S. Hwy 70 at Dierks; then west on U.S. Hwy 70 to Arkansas-Oklahoma state line; then south along line to the Little River near Dogtown.

TURKEY ZONE 9A: Southwest Arkansas. Start at the Arkansas-Oklahoma state line and the Little River; then south and east along state line to Hwy 29 at Arkana; then north on Hwy 29 to U.S. Hwy 82 at Lewisville; then west on U.S. Hwy 82 to Red River; then north along Red River to Little River; then northwest along Little River to Arkansas-Oklahoma state line.

SPRING TURKEY ZONE 10: Southeast portion of east central Arkansas. Start at I-440 and Arkansas River near Little Rock; then southeast along Arkansas River to U.S. Hwy 79 at Pine Bluff; then south along U.S. Hwy 79 to U.S. Hwy 65; then south on U.S. Hwy 65 to U.S. Hwy 165 at Dumas; then north and east on U.S. Hwy 165 to the Pendleton Bridge on the Arkansas River; then northeast on the Arkansas River to the Arkansas River-White River shipping canal; east on the shipping canal to the White River; southeast on the Arkansas-Desha County Line following the White River to the Missouri-Pacific Railroad; then northeasterly along railroad to the northwest corner of Section 4, T8S, R1W; then east along Township line to the Missouri-Pacific Railroad with the North line Section 1, T8S, R1W; then northeasterly along Missouri Pacific railroad to Mississippi River levee south of Snow Lake; then north along levee to Hwy 20 near Elaine; then west on Hwy 20 to Hwy 318; then north on Hwy 318 to Hwy 316; then west on Hwy 316 to Hwy 1; then south on Hwy 1 to Hwy 17 at Cross Roads; then north on Hwy 17 to Hwy 86 at Holly Grove; then north on Hwy 86 to Hwy 302 near Clarendon; then north on Hwy 302 to U.S. Hwy 70; then east on U.S. Hwy 70 to U.S. Hwy 49; then north on U.S. Hwy 49 to I-40 at Brinkley; then west on I-40 to Hwy 33; then south on Hwy 33 to Hwy 130; then south on Hwy 130 to U.S. Hwy 165 at Dewitt; then north on U.S. Hwy 165 to U.S. Hwy 79 at Stuttgart; then south on U.S. Hwy 79 to Hwy 88; then north on Hwy 88 to Hwy 15; then north on Hwy 15 to U.S. Hwy 165 at England; then north on U.S. Hwy 165 to I-440; then south on I-440 to Arkansas River.

TURKEY ZONE 17: Arkansas Lands within the Mississippi River Levees. All Arkansas lands lying between the Arkansas-Tennessee state line, the Arkansas-Mississippi state line and the Mississippi River Levees and other lands described as follows: from the Mississippi River Levee at the Arkansas-Missouri state line, south to Hwy 131 at Seyppel; north to Hwy 147 then south to Hwy 38; west on Hwy 38 to County Line Road; south to the Mississippi River Levee to its end near the St. Francis River; then on a line due west from this point to the St. Francis River; then along the St. Francis River to the Mississippi River to the southeast boundary of the St. Francis National Forest; west and south along the St. Francis National Forest boundary to the intersection of FDR 1901 (low road); south along FDR 1901 to its intersection of the Mississippi River Levee in Helena; south on the Mississippi River Levee to the Missouri-Pacific Railroad south of Snow Lake; southwesterly along the railroad to the intersection with the North line of Section 1, T8S, R1W; west along the Township line to the Northwest corner of Section 4, T8S, R1W; then south to the Missouri-Pacific Railroad; southwesterly along the railroad to the White River; northwest on the Arkansas-Desha County line following the White River to the intersection of the Arkansas River-White River shipping canal; west on the shipping canal to the Arkansas River; southwest on the Arkansas River to U.S. Hwy 165 at the Pendleton Bridge; south and west on U.S. Hwy 165 to the Arkansas/Mississippi River Levee; south on the levee to the Arkansas.

23.01 TURKEY SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take wild turkey by any method within WMAs other than as specified herein, and in compliance with Code 02.12 (Game Animal Daily Bag Limit and Possession Restrictions): BALD KNOB NWR April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Fall (Archery) (Mingo Creek Unit): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Spring (Firearms): Closed. BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BAYOU METO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BELL SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): See Camp Robinson WMA. (Ref. Code 23.02) BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BERYL ANTHONY/LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): See Felsenthal NWR. (Ref. Code 23.02) BIG CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BIG LAKE NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BIG LAKE WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005 (youth hunt). One

gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) BIG TIMBER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey. Open only in area that lies in open fall firearms turkey zone.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02) BLEVINS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BREWER LAKE/CYPRESS CREEK WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CACHE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. In all Hunt Units. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005 (youth hunt) in Hunt Units 1 and 3. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-May 6, 2005in Hunt Unit 1. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 9-22, 2005in Hunt Unit 3.

One gobbler or bearded turkey. Hunt Unit 2 see Rex Hancock/Black Swamp WMA. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CAMP ROBINSON WDA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms) (includes Bell Slough WMA): April 12-14,

2005, April 19-21, 2005 and April 26-28, 2005.

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) 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, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CASEY JONES WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02) CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. CEDAR CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CHEROKEE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. 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, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 4-8, 2005 and

April 29-May 6, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey each hunt. Turkeys must be checked at a designated check station.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 12-14, 2005, April 19-21, 2005 and

April 26-28, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

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

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DAGMAR WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. DARDANELLE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DAVE DONALDSON/BLACK RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-January 31, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LESTER SITZES, III/BOIS D'ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 9-11, 2005 and April 15-17, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) EARL BUSS/BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-January 31, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. ED GORDON/POINT REMOVE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. 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, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. 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 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms) (includes Beryl Anthony/Lower Ouachita WMA): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 7-9, 2005 and April 21-23, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

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, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GALLA CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GENE RUSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GUM FLATS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

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

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 9-11, 2005, April 16-18, 2005, April 23-25, 2005 and April 30-May 2, 2005 . One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HENRY GRAY/HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 16-17, 2005 and April 23-24, 2005(youth hunts). One gobbler or bearded turkey. Turkeys must be checked at Area Headquarters. HOBBS SP-CA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HOLLA BEND NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1-November 30, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) Turkeys must be checked at Area

Headquarters. HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005 and April

16-18, 2005(youth hunts). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 23-25, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02

HOPE UPLAND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed. Spring: Closed. HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HOWARD HENSLEY/SEARCY COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. Closed.

J. PERRY MIKLES/BLUE MOUNTAIN WDA Fall:

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JAMESTOWN/INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JIM KRESS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

JONES POINT WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 9-11, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) LAKE GREESON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LEE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LLOYD MILLWOOD/NIMROD WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MADISON COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MORO CREEK BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NORFORK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): All units October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): All units April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

All units April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OVERFLOW NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): Closed. OZAN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PINE BLUFF ARSENAL WMA Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms: October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POISON SPRINGS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. 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 (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-16, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PROVO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. RAINEY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

REX HANCOCK/BLACK SWAMP WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms) (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):

April 9-11, 2005 and April 23-25, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

RICK EVANS/GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. RING SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. RIVER BEND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROBERT L. HANKINS/MUD CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-January 31, 2005. One either-sex.

turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-January 31, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

SHIREY BAY/RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-January 31, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 9-11, 2005, April 16-18,

2005, April 23-25, 2005 and April 30-May 2, 2005.

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

SPRING BANK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-January 31, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. STEVE N. WILSON/RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 9-11, 2005 and April 15-17, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SYLAMORE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 9-May 6, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

WAPANOCCA NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WATTENSAW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-January 31, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WEDINGTON WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WHITEHALL WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 9-22, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WHITE RIVER NWR

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

October 1, 2004-January 31, 2005 (north unit). One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

W.E. BREWER/SCATTER CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-January 31, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkey, no more than one jake.

WHITE ROCK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WINONA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 25-31, 2004. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 2-3, 2005(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 9-May 6, 2005. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2004-February 15, 2005. 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, WDAs 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 19.15 Non-Compliance with Terms Of Permit) as specified herein:

(A) Quota: Bell Slough, Beryl Anthony/Lower Ouachita, Cache River NWR (Unit 2), Camp Robinson WMA, Cut-Off Creek, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III/Bois D'Arc, Felsenthal NWR, Harold E. Alexander/Spring River, Holland Bottoms, Lafayette County, Pond Creek NWR, Rex Hancock/Black Swamp, Shirey Bay/Rainey Brake, Sulphur River WMAs.

(B) Youth: Bayou Meto, Beryl Anthony/Lower Ouachita, Big Lake, Cache River NWR (Unit 2), Cut-Off Creek, Felsenthal NWR, Gulf Mountain, Harold E. Alexander/Spring River, Holla Bend NWR, Holland Bottoms, Lafayette County, Madison County,, Pond Creek NWR, Rex Hancock/Black Swamp,, Sulphur River, Trusten Holder, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA and W.E. Brewer/Scatter Creek WMAs.

(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, Casey Jones, Cherokee, Gum Flats, Jim Kress, Lafayette County and Provo WMAs. 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.

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:

ADULT GOBBLER - Male turkeys having at least one of the following characteristics:

a) tail feathers which are the same length,

b) wing feathers that have white barring all the way to the tip or

c) a beard more than six (6) inches in length.

ALLIGATOR DEALER - Any person, firm or corporation engaging in the sale, purchase, barter, or exchange of an American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) or other crocodilian species, or any part, nest or eggs thereof in the State of Arkansas.

ALLIGATOR FARMER - Any person, firm or corporation possessing an American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) or other crocodilian species, or any part, nest or eggs thereof in the State of Arkansas for the purpose of propagation production or rearing. ALLIGATOR SNAPPING TURTLE DEALER - Any person, firm or corporation engaged in the sale or purchase of alligator snapping turtles. ALLIGATOR SNAPPING TURTLE BREEDER - Any person, firm or corporation possessing alligator snapping turtles for the purpose of propagation, production or rearing or sale. ANIMAL - An organism of the animal kingdom, as distinguished from the plant kingdom, including any part, product, egg, or offspring thereof. ANTLERLESS ELK - Any elk (male or female) not meeting requirements to be a legal bull elk AQUATIC WILDLIFE - Aquatic Snails, Aquatic Turtles, Crayfish

(Crawfish, Crawdads), Fish (including Minnows), Frogs, Mussels and

Salamanders.

AQUACULTURE SPECIES - Any species listed on the Approved

Aquaculture Species List (available from the Fisheries Division) and species not listed but allowed under Unlisted or Restricted Species

Possession Permits.

ARKANSAS RIVER BOUNDARY (Sportfishing Only): The Arkansas Post Canal from Lock and Dam #1 to the Arkansas River and the Arkansas River from Dam #2 upstream to the Oklahoma state line including all lakes, bays and tributary streams accessible by boat from the main channel except that portion of Big Bayou Meto upstream from Hwy 11, Plum Bayou upstream from Hwy 79, Little Maumelle River upstream form Pinnacle State Park, Maumelle River upstream from Lake Maumelle Dam, Fouche LaFave upstream from Hwy 113, Palarm Creek upstream from Interstate 40, Cadron Creek upstream from the weir, Point Remove Creek upstream from Hwy 113, Petit Jean River upstream from Pontoon Boat Ramp at Hwy 154,

Illinois Bayou upstream from Russellville Waterworks Dam, Big Piney and

Little Piney Creeks upstream from Hwy 359, Horsehead Creek upstream from Interstate 40, Mulberry River upstream from Interstate 40, Frog Bayou upstream from Hwy 162 and Lee Creek upstream from Lee Creek Dam, and from the first non-navigable shoal for streams entering the Arkansas River along the left bank ascending from Lake Dardanelle Dam to the Oklahoma

State Line.

ARTIFICIAL LURE/FLY - Terminal fishing tackle made by the method of fly tying, or made entirely of rubber, wood, metal, glass, feathers, hair,

synthetic fibers, or plastic, with hook attached.

BAG LIMIT - The number of species allowed to be taken in a time period -24 hours (12 o'clock midnight to 12 o'clock midnight) unless otherwise specified.

BAITFISH - Minnows (including bluntnose minnows, bullhead minnows,

chubs, crayfish, dace, fatheads, common carp under 6 inches, small goldfish,

shiners and stonerollers), logperch (also called sand pike or zebra minnows),

shad, gar (other than alligator gar), drum, bowfin under 6 inches, skipjack herring, silversides (brook and inland), buffalo (bigmouth, smallmouth and black), river carpsucker, sculpin (banded and Ozark) and bream 4" and under.

BAITING - The direct or indirect placing, exposing, depositing,

distributing, or scattering of salt, grain, or other feed that could serve as a lure or attraction for wildlife to, on, or over any areas where hunters are attempting to take them.

BIG GAME - Bear, deer, elk and turkey.

BLACK BASS: Largemouth bass, redeye bass, smallmouth bass, and spotted bass.

BONUS DEER: A harvested deer that is not included in a hunter's statewide bag limit.

BOX TYPE TURTLE TRAP - A floating trap designed to capture aquatic turtles, but does not permit capture of fish (see Code 39.04 for restrictions).

BREAM - Any species of the genus Lepomis, including bluegill, redear,

warmouth and other sunfish.

BUCK - A male deer (See LEGAL BUCK definition).

BUCK DEER SEASON - Any deer season whereby no deer other than legal buck deer may be taken.

BULL ELK (legal) - Any elk having at least one antler visible above the hair line.

BUY - To purchase, barter, exchange, or trade and includes any offer to purchase, barter, exchange, or trade.

CAPTIVITY or HOLD CAPTIVE - The holding of living wildlife in a controlled environment that is manipulated by man for the purpose of exercising ownership, possession or control of the wildlife, and that has boundaries designed to prevent selected species from entering or leaving the controlled environment.

CASE - A container specifically designed for the purpose of housing a gun which completely encloses such gun by being zipped, snapped, buckled, tied or otherwise fastened with no portion of the gun exposed.

CATCH-AND-RELEASE - The requirement that fish of a designated species musts be immediately released into the water where caught.

CHUMMING - To dislodge or deposit any substance not attached to a hook which may attract fish.

CITY, COUNTY, STATE, OR FEDERALLY MAINTAINED ROAD -

Any road graded or otherwise repaired by any city, county, state, or federal agency in the state of Arkansas.

COMMERCIAL FISH - Bowfin (over 6 inches), buffalo, catfish, carp,

drum, gar, paddlefish, sucker family, white amur and sturgeon.

COMMERCIAL FISHERMAN - Any person who fishes with tackle designated as commercial tackle requiring a license and/or tag issued by the

Commission.

GAME BIRD SHOOTING RESORT - Any person, firm, or corporation engaged, for pay or other consideration, who provides pen-raised birds for harvest by hunters.

COMMISSION - The Arkansas State Game and Fish Commission, unless otherwise designated.

DISABLED - Any individual who is 100% permanently and totally disabled as declared by the following federal agencies: the United

States Social Security Administration, the United Department of

Veteran's Affairs, or the United States Railroad Retirement Board.

DOE - A female deer.

DOE DEER SEASON - Any deer season whereby a doe may be taken.

DROWNING SET - Any leg hold trap that utilizes one or more of the following techniques to retain the target animal in water of suitable depth for drowning. These are:

(1) a slide wire with lock;

(2) tangle stake; or

(3) drowning weight.

DUCKS (includes the following species) - All species of Teal, Merganser, Whistling Duck and Scaup; American Wigeon, American Black Duck, Bufflehead, Canvasback, Gadwall, Goldeneye, Mallard, Mottled Duck, Northern Shoveler, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck, Northern Pintail and Wood Duck.

EITHER-SEX - A male or a female.

EITHER-SEX DEER SEASON - Any deer season whereby a doe or a legal buck may be taken.

ENCLOSE - To surround species of wildlife on all sides using man-made barriers, including but not limited to fencing, walls, structures or other devices, so that the wildlife are not free to leave a particular environment.

ENCLOSURE - Any area surrounded by a man-made barrier, including but not limited to fencing, walls, structures or other devices that prevent wildlife from leaving a particular environment.

ENDANGERED SPECIES - any wildlife species or subspecies endangered or threatened with extinction listed by the U. S. Department of

Interior and the following native species hereby designated in Arkansas:

MAMMALS:

Gray bat (Myotis grisescens), Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens. BIRDS:

Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), least tern (Sterna antillarum), Bachman's warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), red-cockaded woodpecker (Dendrocopos borealis)

REPTILES:

American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis),

FISHES:

Ozark cavefish (Amblyopsis rosae), leopard darter (Percina

pantherina), pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhyncus albus);

MOLLUSKS:

Scaleshell mussel, Curtis' pearly mussel, (Epioblasma florentina curtisi), fat pocketbook pearly mussel (Potamilus capax), pink mucket mussel (Lampsilis abrupta), turgid blossom mussel (Epioblasma turgidula), speckled pocketbook mussel (Lampsilis streckeri), Arkansas fatmucket mussel (Lampsilis powelli), winged mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula fragosa), Magazine Mountain shagreen land snail (Inflectarius magazinensis); scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), Ouachita rock pocketbook mussel (Arkansia wheeleri);

ARTHROPODS:

Cave crayfish (Cambarus zophonastes) and (Cambarus aculabrum;

INSECTS:

American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus);

PLANTS:

Geocarpon minimum (no common name), pondberry, (Lindera melissifolia), Missouri bladderpod (Lesquerella filiformis), Harperella (Ptilimnium nodosum), Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea), running buffalo clover (Trifolium stoloniferum);

FEE LAKE - A lake in which there is a charge for fishing privileges. All persons 16 years of age and older must possess an Arkansas fishing license.

Daily limits apply.

FERAL HOG - Any hog (Sus scrofa), including Russian and European wild boar, which is roaming freely upon public lands and is living in a wild or feral state.

FIREARMS, LOADED - Firearms shall be considered to be loaded if shells or cartridges are in either the chamber, magazine, or cylinder;

percussion cap muzzle-loading firearms are considered loaded if the percussion cap is on the nipple; flintlock muzzle-loading firearms are considered to be loaded if there is powder in the flashpan.

FISH or FISHING - To lure, attract, collect, or pursue fish species or aquatic wildlife for the purpose of taking or attempting to take such fish species or aquatic wildlife by any method.

FISH FARM - Waters and adjacent premises confined within a pond, tank,

or lake not connected with public waters, and under management by a fish farmer.

FISH FARMER (AQUACULTURIST) - Any person, firm, partnership or corporation engaged in the propagation or rearing of aquaculture species for sale.

FREEFLOATING FISHING DEVICE - Any floating fishing device unanchored or unattached to a stationary object.

FURBEARERS - Badger, beaver, bobcat, civet cat, coyote, gray fox, red fox, mink, muskrat, nutria, opossum, raccoon, river otter, skunk, and weasel.

GAFFING FISH - Taking or attempting to take fish with a hand held or handled hook prior to being caught on hook and line.

GAME ANIMALS - Black bear, bobcat, coyote, deer, elk, fox, mink,

opossum, rabbit, raccoon, and squirrel.

GAME BIRDS - Turkey, quail, pheasant, chuckar, and all birds classified by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service as migratory game birds.

GAME FISH - Alligator gar, black bass, white bass, striped bass, striped bass hybrid, crappie, catfish, trout, bream, sunfish, goggle-eye, walleye,

northern pike, muskellunge, sauger, paddlefish, and pickerel.

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.

HIGH FENCE ENCLOSURE - An enclosure that contains an area of at least 500 contiguous acres, with at least sixty percent (60%) of the acreage in forested cover that has been classified as timberland by the local county tax assessor, that has a perimeter fence at least eight (8) feet high, with no cross fencing that has the effect of reducing the size of the area to less than 500 contiguous acres with at least sixty percent (60%) of the acreage in forested cover as herein provided.

HOGGING - The taking of fish by the use of hands only in or under the water.

HUNT or HUNTING - To search for, pursue, chase, track, lure, attract, or lie in wait of game animals or other wildlife for the purpose of taking or attempting to take such game animals or wildlife by any method.

HUNTING PARTY - Two or more persons hunting together.

IMPORT - To land on, bring into, or introduce into any place within the jurisdiction of the State of Arkansas.

IMPORTATION - To ship, convey, carry or transport wildlife into or through the state by any means.

JAKE - Sub-adult turkeys having all of following characteristics:

a) longer central tail feathers,

b) outermost 1 or 2 wing feathers lacking white barring all the way to the tip and

c) a beard six (6) inches or less in length.

KILLING DEVICE - Any firearm, bow and arrow, crossbow, pellet gun, or any other device capable of killing wildlife.

LEGAL BUCK - A buck having both antlers under two inches (including button buck) or at least one antler with at least three points including the main beam, each a minimum of one inch long. (Ref: Code 21.03)

MIGRATORY BIRDS - All birds protected by the federal Migratory Bird

Treaty Act of 1918 and subsequent amendments.

MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS - Coots, crows, doves, ducks, gallinules or moorhens, geese, rails, snipe and woodcock.

MINIMUM LENGTH LIMIT - The shortest length of a fish, of a designated species, measured from the front of the lower jaw with the mouth closed to the tip of the tail with tail lobes pressed together, that an angler may keep. All fish not meeting the minimum length requirement for a particular water or species must be immediately released into the water where caught.

MINNOWS - small nongame fish commonly used for bait including bluntnose minnows, bullhead minnows, chubs, dace, fatheads, common carp under 6 inches, goldfish, shiners, and stonerollers.

MOBILITY IMPAIRED - Individuals who are mobility impaired in accordance with criteria on the Game and Fish application for the mobility impaired card.

NATIVE WILDLIFE - Those species and sub-species of wildlife that have established, naturally reproducing, free-ranging, wild populations within the state of Arkansas.

NIGHT - thirty (30) minutes after sunset to thirty (30) minutes before sunrise.

NONGAME WILDLIFE - all wildlife other than furbearing or game animals, birds and fish.

NON-RESIDENT - Any person not defined as resident.

NOODLING - The taking of fish by the use of a pole mounted breakaway hook that detaches at the time of the strike or catch, or snare type device with an attached line manipulated by hand when a person is in or under the water.

NUISANCE ANIMALS - Any wild animal creating a problem by committing damage to personal property (Depredation Permit available).

NUISANCE FURBEARING ANIMALS - Beaver, muskrat, and nutria.

OPEN SEASON - that season during which protected wildlife may be lawfully taken.

PEN-RAISED QUAIL - Quail that are hatched from eggs of quail raised in captivity in pens or cages.

PERSON - Any individual, firm, corporation, association, or partnership in singular or plural as the context requires.

POSSESS or POSSESSION - Having or holding wildlife, or any property in one's power, the exercise of dominion over property. Possession includes actual possession, which means physical occupancy or control over property, and constructive possession, which means control or dominion over property without actual possession or custody of the property.

PROPAGATE OR PROPAGATION - To cause plants or animals to breed or multiply.

PROTECTED SLOT LIMIT - A species/size limit which prohibits anglers from keeping fish within a designated size group, and requires fish of that size and species to be immediately released into the water where caught.

PROTECTED WILDLIFE - all wildlife in the state unless a declared open season has been established by the Commission.

PUT AND TAKE PAY LAKE - Private waters open to public fishing for a fee, after being licensed by the Commission and where no fishing license or daily limit of fish is imposed.

RAPTOR - Any migratory bird of the Order Falconiformes or the Order

Strigiformes except bald or golden eagle.

REAR or REARING - To maintain plants or animals in order to increase their size or developmental stage.

REHABILITATION - The practice of providing medical treatment or other care to orphaned, sick or injured wild animals that have come into human possession with the goal of returning the animal to the wild.

RESIDENT - Any person who has established a bona fide or actual residence of at least 60 days prior to applying for a license, and who declares intentions of becoming a citizen of Arkansas. Also, the following students, carrying proof of full-time enrollment in schools, colleges or universities while hunting or fishing in Arkansas, are eligible to purchase a resident license:

(1) Resident foreign exchange students attending school outside of Arkansas.

(2) Non-resident foreign exchange students attending school in Arkansas.

(3) Residents of Arkansas enrolled as full-time students in colleges and universities outside of Arkansas.

(4) Non-residents enrolled as full-time students in colleges and universities in Arkansas.

Possession of Arkansas real estate by persons living outside the state does not qualify the owner as a resident.

Servicemen and women stationed (permanently assigned) in Arkansas are granted resident privileges for hunting and fishing. Servicemen and women who were Arkansas residents at the time of entering service are also granted resident privileges for hunting and fishing, regardless where stationed. 65 Plus Lifetime Licenses, $1,000 Sportsman's permit, Resident Disabled 3-Year Licenses, Special Guide License, Alligator Farmer/Dealer Permit, Alligator Snapping Turtle Breeder/Dealer Permit, Commercial Fisherman's Permit & Sportfishing License, Commercial Fisherman's Helper Permit, Junior/Senior Commercial Fishing Permit, Resident Shell Taker/Seller Permit, Shell Taker Helper Permit, Shell Buyer, Resident Fish Dealer, Resident Roe Taker/Seller Permit, Resident Roe Taker Helper Permit and Resident Roe Buyer/Exporter Permit: Any person who has established a bona fide or actual residence of at least 12 months (one year) prior to applying for a license, and has declared citizenship in Arkansas. 65 Plus Lifetime Licenses: Any person who has established a bona fide or actual residence of at least 36 months (three years) prior to applying for a license, and has declared citizenship in Arkansas.

The Director or his representative shall make the final determination as to resident status of any license applicant.

ROUGH FISH - Gars, bowfin, common carp, asian carp (grass carp, bighead carp, silver carp), suckers (including buffalo), freshwater eel and drum.

SELL or SALE - To exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; to offer for sale, barter, exchange, or trade or the act of selling, bartering, exchanging or trading.

SHELL BUYER - Anyone who buys mussels or mussel parts from a Taker. An agent purchasing for a licensed buyer is not a buyer. SMALL GAME - Furbearers, migratory birds, quail, rabbit and squirrel. SNAGGING - A method of taking fish using conventional rod and reel tackle where the fish is impaled by the forceful retrieval of one or more hooks.

SNAGLINE - Commercial tackle consisting of a horizontal line with hooks or drops less than 24 inches apart.

SPINNING/FLAPPING WING DECOYS - Electronic, mechanically-operated, wind-powered or manually-powered spinning or flapping blade devices that simulate wing movement.

TACKLE - Any rod, reel, pole, line, net, yo-yo, seine, or any other apparatus or device used to take fish.

TAKE - To shoot, kill, injure, trap, net, snare, spear, catch, capture, or reduce to possession.

TAXIDERMY - The art of preparing, stuffing and/or mounting of wildlife and parts thereof.

TRANSLOCATION - To ship, convey, carry or transport wildlife from one location to another by any means, including importation, exportation, interstate and intrastate movement.

TROUT - Any members of the Salmonidae family including rainbow trout, brown trout, brook trout, lake trout and cutthroat trout. WATERFOWL - All species of ducks, geese and swans. WATERS OF THE STATE - All streams, lakes, sloughs, bayous, marshes, or any other water wholly or partially within the State. Pay lakes and fish farms are excluded from the above. WILD - to be living in a state of nature and not domesticated. WILDLIFE - All wild birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians and other wild aquatic forms, and all other wild animals, regardless of classification, whether resident, migratory or imported, protected or unprotected, dead or alive, and shall extend to and include any and every part of any individual species of wildlife, including animals living in a captive state and which lack a genetic distinction from members of the same species living in the wild.

WILDLIFE CHECK STATION - An official wildlife check station is a Commission designated (1) county check station, (2) Commission employee, (3) deer camp or (4) Commission on-line checking web site http://www.agfc.com.

WILDLIFE HUNTING RESORT - A Wildlife Hunting Resort is any facility, location, business or operation that is engaged in offering the opportunity to hunt or attempt to hunt captive wildlife other than pen-raised game birds.

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (WMA) - Designated areas set aside by the Commission and distinguished by certain markers and considered a separate zone with regard to wildlife regulations. (Referred to as "WMA", "Waterfowl Rest Area (WRA)", "Wildlife Demonstration Area (WDA)", "Field Trail Area (FTA)", "State Park-Conservation Area (SP-CA)" or "National Wildlife Refuge (NWR)".

ZONE - Any area defined or delineated by the Commission where hunting and/or fishing activities are regulated for that specific area.

03.01 LICENSE AND PERMIT REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take any fish or wildlife when and where a license, permit,

tag or stamp is required without first obtaining and having on the person

the appropriate license, permit, tag or stamp.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Hunting (other than Big Game Ref. Code 01.00-C) or fishing with a valid confirmation or authorization number received from a telephone license order transaction. (Confirmation or authorization numbers are only valid for fourteen days including the day of the telephone transaction.)

(2) Hunting (other than Big Game Ref. Code 01.00-C) or fishing with a valid temporary license printed from an online license order transaction. (Temporary licenses are only valid for fourteen days including the day of the online transaction.)

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

03.03-A STATE MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING STAMP REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take migratory waterfowl without first obtaining and having on the person the appropriate Arkansas Resident or Non-Resident Migratory Waterfowl Hunting Stamp (Duck Stamp) and to fail to validate said stamp by signing (signature) in ink across the face thereof: EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Persons under sixteen (16) years of age.

(2) Persons holding a Lifetime Hunting and Fishing Sportsman's License.

(3) Persons possessing a Resident 65 Plus Lifetime Waterfowl Permit.

(4) Persons (Resident or Non-Resident) holding a universal license form issued by the Commission or it's representative coded DSR or DSN within 30 days of purchase.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

12.26 CERTAIN WATERFOWL DECOYS PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take waterfowl with the use of spinning or flapping wing decoys after July 1, 2005. (Ref. Code 01.00C Definition of Terms).

EXCEPTION:

(1) During the Snow, Blue and Ross' Goose Conservation Order.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

13.04 FEDERAL MIGRATORY BIRD (DUCK) HUNTING STAMP REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take migratory waterfowl without first obtaining and having on the person a current Federal Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp(commonly referred to as a 'duck stamp') that has been validated by signing in ink across the face thereof.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Persons under 16 years of age. PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

13.06 MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS SHOOTING HOUR RESTRICTIONS.

It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take any migratory game bird, including migratory waterfowl, other than one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise (local time) or later than sunset (local time). EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Shooting hours for teal during the teal season are sunrise to sunset (local time).

(2) Waterfowl hunting in the St. Francis River Floodway Waterfowl Zone ends at 12:00 noon.

(3) Shooting hours during the Snow, Blue and Ross' Goose Conservation Order are one-half (1/2) hour before sunrise (local time) until one-half (1/2) hour after sunset (local time).

(4) On certain Wildlife Management Areas (Ref. 25.01 Migratory Waterfowl Shooting Hour Restrictions Within Certain WMAs and WDAs).

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

13.07 NON-TOXIC SHOT REQUIREMENTS FOR WATERFOWL HUNTING. It shall be unlawful to possess while waterfowl hunting any shot other than steel, tungsten-iron, tungsten-iron (Hevi-Steel), tungsten-polymer, tungsten-matrix, bismuth-tin, tungsten-iron nickel-tin (TINT), tungsten-nickel-iron (Hevi-Shot), tungsten-bronze-iron (TBI), tungsten-tin-bismuth (TTB) or such shot approved as nontoxic by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service pursuant to Part 20, Subchapter B, Chapter 1 of Title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

13.08 HARVEST INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful for any person to take or attempt to take migratory game birds in Arkansas without a Harvest Information Permit (HIP). Proof of Arkansas registration must be carried at all times when hunting migratory birds. . EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Hunters under 16 years of age who are exempt from state hunting licensing requirements.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

25.01 MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING ACCESS TIME RESTRICTIONS WITHIN WMAs.

It shall be unlawful for waterfowl hunters on Wildlife Management Areas to take or attempt to take waterfowl or remain within or on water-inundated areas or natural/man-made water courses on WMAs after 12:00 noon.

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) In accordance with those provisions as listed within Commission Code 12.25 (Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt Restrictions).

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

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

(F) Navigational boating access unrestricted on natural rivers within 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 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 during the special 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) DR. LESTER SITZES, III/BOIS d'ARC - Red Slough Waterfowl Rest Area is open all day the last three days of the last duck season, open to archery deer hunting October 1 - November 5and open to small game hunting until October 8. Dr. Lester Sitzes, III/Bois d'Arc Lake is closed to waterfowl hunting except open to hunting all day the last three days of the last duck season.

(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) CEDAR CREEK - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

(10) 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.

(11) DAGMAR - Apple Lake WRA is open all day the last three days of the last duck season,

(12) 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, 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.

(13) DAVE DONALDSON/BLACK RIVER - The GTR Waterfowl Rest Area (all of Section 21, Township 11N, Range 3E lying south of Black River) is open 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. The Brookings Moist Soil Unit/Rest Area is open to waterfowl hunting during early teal season and all day hunting during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt and the last three days of the regular waterfowl season.

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

(15) 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.

(16) HARRIS BRAKE - Open to waterfowl hunting only Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Hunting ends at noon although hunting all day is allowed the last two 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.

(17) HENRY GRAY/HURRICANE LAKE - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated areas until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by l2:00 p.m., except open to access from 4:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. the last three days of the last duck season.

(18) 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.

(19) 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.

(20) LITTLE BAYOU - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

(21) NIMROD/LLOYD MILLWOOD - Nimrod/Lloyd Millwood Waterfowl Rest Area is closed to waterfowl hunting except during the last three days of the last duck season.

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

(23) REX HANCOCK/BLACK SWAMP - hunting is prohibited on Lee LeBlanc WRA. Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated areas until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by l2:00 p.m., except open to access from 4:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. the last three days of the last duck season.

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

(25) SHIREY BAY/RAINEY BRAKE - The Shirey Bay/Rainey Brake 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.

(26) STEVE N. WILSON/RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated areas until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by l2:00 p.m., except open to access from 4:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. the last two days of the last duck season.

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

(28) 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.

(29) 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.

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

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

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

(33) LAKE PICKTHORNE - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

25.03 BOAT AND BOAT MOTOR RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN WMAs.It shall be unlawful to operate any boat with a motor larger than 25 hp on Bayou Meto WMA, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III/Bois d'Arc WMA, Steve N. Wilson/Raft Creek Bottoms WMA and Shirey Bay/Rainey Brake WMA green tree reservoir.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) No boat or motor size restrictions apply to Dr. Lester Sitzes, III/Bois d'Arc Lake.

(2) No boats allowed on Dr. Lester Sitzes, III/Bois d'Arc WMA green tree waterfowl area 14 days before the opening day of duck season.

(3) No boats allowed on Bayou Meto WMA, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III/Bois d'Arc WMA and Shirey Bay/Rainey Brake WMA green tree reservoir from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. during duck season, except boats and boat motors not larger than 25 hp may be used from 4:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. the last 3 days of the last duck season.

(4) Commission personnel in performance of their duties. PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

25.07 SHOT SHELL AND SHOT SIZE RESTRICTIONS WHILE WATERFOWL HUNTING ON BAYOU METO WMA. 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 WMA.

EXCEPTION:

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

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

25.10 NON-RESIDENT WATERFOWL HUNTING PERMIT

REQUIREMENTS ON CERTAIN WMAs. It shall be unlawful for nonresident hunters to hunt waterfowl on Bayou Meto, Bell Slough, Beryl, Anthony/Lower Ouachita, Big Lake, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III/Bois d'Arc, Camp Robinson, Lake Conway, Cut-Off Creek, Dagmar, Dave Donaldson/Black River, Earl Buss/Bayou DeView, Ed Gordon/Point Remove, Galla Creek, Harris Brake, Henry Gray/Hurricane Lake, Holland Bottoms, Nimrod/Lloyd Millwood, Petit Jean River, Rex Hancock/Black Swamp, Seven Devils, Shirey Bay/Rainey Brake, St. Francis Sunken Lands,

Steve N. Wilson/Raft Creek Bottoms, Sulphur River And Trusten Holder WMAs without first obtaining a non-resident Wildlife Management Area Waterfowl Hunting Permit. This permit is in addition to hunting and/or guide license requirements as stated in Section 03.00 Licenses. This permit must be in possession while hunting on these Wildlife Management Areas. PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00

(10/28/2004)

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