RULE 002.00.06-012 - 2007 Spring Turkey Season and Code Approvals

RULE 002.00.06-012. 2007 Spring Turkey Season and Code Approvals

APPROVED 2007 SPRING TURKEY SEASON AND CALENDAR ADJUSTMENTS PROPOSALS

02.04 WILD TURKEY SEASONS (.vvo-^vv /). 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: ^^ 2006 April 14-Mav 4. 2007.

Zones lA, 4, 4A, 5A and 9A: ^004 April 14-27, 2007.

Zone 17: 006 April 7-29, 2007.

(B) Fall Wild Turkey Archery/Crossbow Seasons: All Zones: October 1, 2006-Februarv 28, 2007.

(C) Fall Wild Turkey Firearms Season:

Zones 2,3, 5, 6, 7 and 17: October 23-29, 2006. Zones 1, lA, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 7A, 8, 9, 9A and 10: Closed. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In comphance with applicable WMA regulations Reference Code 23.01 (Turkey Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs).

(2) In compliance with applicable regulations Reference Code 04.11 (Special Youth Turkey Hunt Restrictions).

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

04.04 FIREARM AND SHOT RESTRICTIONS FOR TAKING

WILD TURKEY. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take wild turkey with the use of rifles, muzzle-loading rifles, or pistols, shotguns larger than 10 gauge or shot larger than No. 2 common shot (.15 inch in diameter). PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

04.08 SPECIAL YOUTH TURKEY HUNT RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawfiil 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, lA, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 9A and 10:

2^4006 April 7-8. 2007.

Zone 17: ^4006 March 31-April 1, 2007.

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.

18.04 HUNTING FROM ROAD PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to shoot across, or to hunt within one hundred (100) feet from the center of any city, county, state, or federal maintained road. It shall also be unlawfiil to hunt from or shoot across the main west levee of the Mississippi/Arkansas Rivers from the Louisiana-Arkansas State Line to the intersection of State Highway 11 north of Grady, Lincoln County, Arkansas. In addition to other evidence introduced in a prima facie case of road hunting e ee there shall be a rebuttable presumption that a person is "hunting" if the person points, aims, shoots, or attempts to shoot a firearm or other killing device in a direction in which game or other wildlife is present or likely to be present (including shooting at a game or wildlife decoy). EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Persons engaged in a lawfiil action to protect their livestock or property.

(2) Law enforcement officials while performing their official job duties.

(3) Commission employees taking wildlife in performance of their duties.

PENALTY: $500.00 to $1,000.00.

23.01 TURKEY SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs. April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BAYOU METO WMA

It shall be unlawfiil 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

Fall (Archery) (Mingo Creek Unit): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery) (Mingo Creek Unit): ^0M April 14-27, 2007.One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Spring (Firearms): Closed. BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): ^006 April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BELL SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

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

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BERYL ANTHONY LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 12-14, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) BIG CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BIG LAKE NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed.

BIG LAKE WMA Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BIG TIMBER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BLEVINS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. 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, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CACHE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. In all Hunt Units. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt) in Hunt Units 1 and 3. One gobbler or bearded turkey. April 14-May 4, 2007in Hunt Unit 1. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 14-27, 2007in 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, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms) (includes Bell Slough WMA): April 17-19, 2007,

April 24-26, 2007 and May 2-3, 2007. 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, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CASEY JONES WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

CEDAR CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CHEROKEE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): . April 14-15, 2007; April 21-22, 2007

and April 28-29, 2007 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded

turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 9-13, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey each hunt. Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 17-19, April 24-26 and May 1-3, 2007. 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, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DAGMAR WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. DARDANELLE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DR. LESTER SITZES, III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April

14-16 and April 21-23, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref.

Code 23.02)

EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. ED GORDON POINT REMOVE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. 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

all (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FELSENTHAL NWR Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery): Other than during permit hunts, areas are restricted to archery hunting and are open April 15-May 4, 2006. Closed during turkey gun quota hunts. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): March 31-April 1, 2007(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 12-14 and April 19-21, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

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

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FROG BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. GALLA CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GENE RUSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 14-May 4, 2007.

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-16, April 20-22 and April 27-29, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) GUM FLATS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-16, April 20-22 and April 27-29, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

HOBBS SP-CA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

HOLLA BEND NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1-December 10, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 16-May 4, 2007.

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) Turkeys must be

checked at Area Headquarters.

April 14-15, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) Turkeys must be checked at Area Headquarters. HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8,2007 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-16 and April 21-23, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

HOPE UPLAND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): See Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA (Ref.

Code 23.02).

HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN WDA Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JIM KRESS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

JONES POINT WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-16, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

LAKE GREESON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LEE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MADISON COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NORFORK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): All units October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): All units April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

All units April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OVERFLOW NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 14-May 4, 2007.

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): Closed. OZAN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms: October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POISON SPRINGS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POND CREEK NWR

Fall: Closed.

(Archery): Other than during permit hunt, areas are restricted to archery hunting and are open April 17-May 4, 2007 . Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): March 31-April 1, 2007(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-16, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PROVO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. RAINEY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. 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 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-15 and April 21-22, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms)(Includes Hope Upland WMA): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

RING SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. RIVER BEND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex.

turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms):

April 14-16, April 20-22 and April

27-29, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SPRING BANK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-16 and April 20-22, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SYLAMORE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-May 4, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(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, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WATTENSAW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WEDINGTON WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WHITEHALL WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 14-27, 2007. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WHITE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1-December 31, 2006 (south unit), October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007 (north unit). One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4, 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WHITE ROCK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 7-8, 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-Mav 4. 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. W.E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-Januarv 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): #06 April 7-8. 2007(youth hunt).

One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-Mav 4. 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkey, no more than one jake. WINONA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): #06 April 7-8. 2007(youth hunt).

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 14-May 4. 2007. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

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

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

It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take turkey during spring permit hunts on certain WMAs, WD As 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, Gulf Mountain, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Holla Bend NWR, Holland Bottoms, Lafayette County, Pond Creek NWR, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake and Sulphur River WMAs.

(B) Youth: Bayou Meto, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita, Big Lake, Cache River NWR (Unit 2), Choctaw Island, Cut-Off Creek, Felsenthal NWR, Gulf Mountain, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Holla Bend NWR, Holland Bottoms, Hope Upland, Lafayette County, Madison County, Pond Creek NWR, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Rick Evans Grandview Prairie, 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.

(10/26/2006)

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