RULE 002.00.08-010 - Various Hunting and Fishing Rules: Enforcement of USFS Rules and 2009 Spring Turkey Rules

RULE 002.00.08-010. Various Hunting and Fishing Rules: Enforcement of USFS Rules and 2009 Spring Turkey Rules

13.01 FEDERAL REGULATIONS COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess migratory game birds within the boundaries of Arkansas without complying with all federal regulations governing such taking or possessing (including but not limited to the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 50, Subparts B, Definitions: C, Taking, and D, Possession), or to fail to comply with any federal regulation on refuges, sanctuaries, and fish hatcheries. PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

13.09 UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE REGULATION COMPLIANCE.It shall be unlawful to violate any federal regulation pertaining to the protection of wildlife or natural resources (including but not limited to the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 36, Section 261, subparts A and B) within the proclamation boundaries of the Ouachita, Ozark or St. Francis National Forest lands within the boundaries of Arkansas.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

02.04 WILD TURKEY SEASONS (2008-2009). 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 11-May 1, 2009.

Zones 4, 4A, 5A and 9A: April 11-24, 2009. Zone 17: April 4-26, 2009. Zone 1A: Closed.

(B) Fall Wild Turkey Archery/Crossbow Seasons: All Zones: October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009.

(C) Fall Wild Turkey Firearms Season: Zones 3, 5B, 6 and 17: October 11-17, 2008.

Zones 1, 1A, 2, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 9A and 10: Closed. EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) In compliance with applicable regulations Reference Code 04.08 (Special Youth Turkey Hunt Restrictions).

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.12 GAME ANIMAL BAG LIMIT AND POSSESSION

RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take more than the bag limit of any game species set forth by the Commission as specified herein: (Ref: Section 01.00 -C Bag Limit).

(F) Wild Turkey:

Spring Firearm and Archery/Crossbow:

Individual limit of two (2) gobblers or bearded turkeys for spring season in Turkey Zones 1, 2, 3, 4B, 5, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 10 and 17; one (1) gobbler or bearded turkey in Turkey Zones 4, 4A, 5A and 9A. No more than one legal turkey may be taken per day, no more than one jake (sub-adult male) may be taken per season, and no more than two legal turkeys may be taken during the spring season in any combination of zones. Fall Archery/Crossbow:

Individual limit of one (1) either-sex wild turkey statewide. Fall Firearm:

Individual limit of one (1) either-sex wild turkey in Turkey Zones 3, 5B, 6 and 17.

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, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 9A and 10: April 4-5, 2009.

Zone 17: March 28-29, 2009. Zone 1A: Closed.

Youths who have completed a hunter education course must be accompanied by an adult mentor who is 18 years of age or older. Youths who have not completed a hunter education course must be under the direct supervision of an adult mentor who is 21 years of age or older. PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

23.01 TURKEY SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs.

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

BALD KNOB NWR

Fall (Archery) (Mingo Creek Unit): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery)

. Closed.

Spring (Firearms): Closed. BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BAYOU METO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): Closed.

BELL SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. 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, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BERYL ANTHONY LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BIG CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BIG LAKE NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed.

BIG LAKE WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BIG TIMBER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BLEVINS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. 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, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CACHE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. In all Hunt Units. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt) in Hunt Units 1 and 3. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-May 1, 2009in Hunt Unit 1. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 11-24, 2009in Hunt Unit 3.

One gobbler or bearded turkey. Hunt Unit 2 see Rex Hancock Black

Swamp WMA. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CAMP ROBINSON SUA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms) (includes Bell Slough WMA): April 13-15, April

20-22 and April 27-29, 2009. 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, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CASEY JONES WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. CEDAR CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CHEROKEE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008 that portion of the WMA lying in turkey zone 6. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, April 11-12 and April 18-19, 2009

(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) April 30-31, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 20-26, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 6-12, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-16, April 21-23 and April 28-30, 2009. 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, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DAGMAR WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. DARDANELLE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-January 31, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DEGRAY LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DR. LESTER SITZES, III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-January 31, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. ED GORDON POINT REMOVE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Wiley Cox FTA is closed to hunting. ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. ETHEL WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. 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 14-17 and April 21-May 1, 2009. Closed during turkey gun quota hunts. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Turkeys must be checked at designated check stations: FT. CHAFFEE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FROG BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

GALLA CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GENE RUSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, April 17-19 and April 24-26, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 27-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GUM FLATS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 16-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, April 17-19 and April 24-26, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 27-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

HOBBS SP-CA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms):

Closed. HOLLA BEND NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1-December 10, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 13-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) Turkeys must be checked at Area

Headquarters.

April 11-12, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Turkeys must be checked at Area Headquarters. HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. Ref. Code 23.02)

HOPE UPLAND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

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

Code 23.02).

HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake

J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN SUA

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JIM KRESS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

JONES POINT WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) LAKE GREESON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LEE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MCILROY MADISON COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

. April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2009. One gobbler or

bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02). MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-January 31, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

. April 11-13

and April 18-20, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

MORO BIG PINE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, April 18-20 and April 25-27, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Coe 23.02)

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 28-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NORFORK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): All units October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): All units April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

All units April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OVERFLOW NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): Closed. OZAN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POISON SPRINGS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. 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 13-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): March 28-29, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-12, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PROVO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. RAINEY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. 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 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-12 and April 18-19, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. Ref. Code 23.02)

RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA Fall: Closed. Spring (Firearms)(Includes Hope Upland WMA): April 4-5, 2009

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

RING SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

RIVER BEND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-January 31, 2009. One either-sex.

turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-January 31, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-January 31, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 14-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 11-13, April 17-19 and April 24-26, 2009.

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

SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-January 31, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 11-17, 2008. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SPRING BANK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13 and April 17-19, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. Ref. Code 23.02)

SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SYLAMORE WMA

North and South Units

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-14, 2009. One gobbler or bearded

turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 17-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more

than one jake. TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-May 1, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 5-6, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(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, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WEDINGTON WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02). WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WHITEHALL WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WHITE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1-December 31, 2008 (south unit), October 1, 2008-January 31, 2009 (north unit). One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Note: Refuge out-lying tracts are open to hunting in accordance with state seasons and bag limits.

WHITE ROCK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

W.E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkey, no more than one jake.

WINONA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2008-February 28, 2009. 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, SUAs, WDAs and NWRs. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take turkey during spring permit hunts on certain WMAs, SUAs, 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, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois D'Arc, Cache River NWR (Unit 2), Camp Robinson WMA, Choctaw Island WMA, Cut-Off Creek, Felsenthal NWR, Gulf Mountain, Harold E. Alexander Spring River,, Holla Bend NWR, Holland Bottoms, Lafayette County, McIlroy Madison County WMA, Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA, Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA, Pond Creek NWR, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake, Sylamore WMA 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, McIlroy Madison County, Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA, Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA, Pond Creek NWR, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Rick Evans Grandview Prairie, Sulphur River, Trusten Holder, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA, W.E. Brewer Scatter Creek WMA and Wedington 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, Moro Big Pine Natural Area 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.

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.

(10/27/2008)

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