RULE 002.00.09-007 - 2010 Spring Wild Turkey Regulations

RULE 002.00.09-007. 2010 Spring Wild Turkey Regulations

Proposed 2010 Spring Turkey Season

Approval

02.04 WILD TURKEY SEASONS . 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: ^^

200?^April 10-27, 2010

Zones 4, 4A, 5A and 9A: 4 ^009-April 10-20, 2010

Zone lA: Closed.

Zone 17: 4 ^09-April 3-20, 2010

Zone 17A: April 3-Mavl6, 2010.

Zone 17B: March 13-Mav 2, 2010 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).

(A) Deer:

Statewide seasonal limit of four (4) deer per individual using any legal method provided at least one deer is taken in one of the following zones: Deer Zones 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita WMA, Big Timber WMA, Blevins WMA, Casey Jones WMA, Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Center, Crossett Experimental Forest WMA, Cut-Off Creek WMA, DeGray Lake WMA, Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois D'Arc WMA, Falcon Bottoms Natural Area WMA, Felsenthal NWR, Gum Flats WMA, Hope Upland WMA, Howard County WMA, Lafayette County WMA, Lake Greeson WMA, Little Bayou WMA, Little River WMA, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area WMA, Overflow NWR,

Ozan WMA, Poison Springs WMA, Pond Creek NWR, Provo WMA, Sandhills Natural Area WMA, Seven Devils WMA, Spring Bank WMA, Sulphur River WMA, Terre Noire Natural Area WMA, Trusten Holder WMA, Two Bayou Creek WMA, Warren Prairie Natural Area WMA and White Cliffs Natural Area WMA.

(1) Deer zones 2, 6, 7 and 8: Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. A doe may only be taken with firearms October 17-21, November 7-8 or November 14-15, 2009.

(2) Deer zone 3: Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. A doe may only be taken with firearms October 17-21, November 7-8, November 14-15 or December 26-28, 2009.

(3) Deer zones 1, 1A and 10: Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. A doe may only be taken with firearms October 17-21, 2009 or November 7-8, November 14-18 or December 26-28, 2009.

(4) Deer zone 11: Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. A doe may only be taken with firearms October 17-21, November 7-8 or November 14-15, 2009.

(5) Deer zones 4, 4B, 5 and 5B: Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. During the January 2-3, 2010 Special Youth Modern Gun Deer hunt youths may only take bucks.

(6) Deer zones 4A and 5A: Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than two doe may be taken with firearms. During the January 2-3, 2010 Special Youth Modern Gun Deer hunt youths may only take bucks. .

(7)Deer zones 6A and 8A:Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. A doe may only be taken with firearms October 17-21, November 7-8 or November 14-18, 2009

(8) Deer zones 12 and 17: Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than four doe may be taken with firearms.

(9) Deer zones 13, 14 and 15: Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than two doe may be taken with firearms. During the January 2-3, 2010 Special Youth Modern Gun Deer hunt youths may only take bucks.

(10) Deer zones 9, 16 and 16A: Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than two doe may be taken with firearms.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Commission registered deer camps that participate in the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) receiving deer management tags or those camps receiving Doe Deer Permits (DDP) and bonus deer on certain Wildlife Management Areas (Ref. Code 21.01) do not apply toward an individual seasonal bag limit.

(2) Subject to applicable bag limit restrictions on WMAs (Ref. Code 21.01.

(B) Quail: Daily bag limit 6, possession limit 12.

(C) Rabbit: Daily bag limit 8, possession limit 16.

(D) Furbearers: Hunting: Limit two per day per species. Trapping: No limit.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Muskrat, Nutria, Beaver, Coyote and Striped Skunk: No limit. Raccoon Hunting: July 1 - August 31, 2009 (night only): Limit one. November 15, 2009-March 31, 2010: No limit.

(E) Squirrel: Daily bag limit 8, possession limit 32.

(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. Individual limit of four (4) bearded turkeys in Turkey Zone 17A. No more than one legal turkey may be taken per day. Individual limit of three (3) adult gobblers (or gobblers with at least a 6 inch beard) in Turkey Zone 17B. No more than one adult gobbler may be taken per day.

(G) Bear: Individual annual limit of one (1) bear in bear zones 1, 2, 5, and 5A.

(H) Elk: Individual limit of one (1) elk by permit only.

(I) Alligator: Individual annual limit of one (1) alligator for residents only. Permit required.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with Commission Code Section 40.00 - Alligator Farmer Requirements.

PENALTY: $150.00 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, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 9A and 10: April 3-4,2010

Zone 1A: Closed.

Zone 17: March 27-28, 2010

Zone 17A: March 27-28, 2010.

Zone 17B: March 6-12, 2010.

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 1-540 near Fayetteville; then north on 1-540 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 Arkansas; 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.

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 Leveewest of the main channel of the Mississippi River. All Arkansas lands lying between the Arkansas- Missouri state line, the Arkansas- Louisiana state line and the Mississippi River Levee west of the main channel of the Mississippi River and other lands described as follows: from a point in the main channel of the Mississippi River west along the Arkansas-Missouri state line to 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, RIW; west along the Township line to the Northwest corner of Section 4, T8S, RIW; 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-Louisiana state line; east along the Arkansas-Louisiana state line to a point in the main channel of the Mississippi River; north along the main channel of the Mississippi River from the point along the Arkansas-Louisiana state line to the point along the Arkansas-Missouri state line.

TURKEY ZONE 17A: All Arkansas lands east of the main channel of the Mississippi River adjacent to the state of Tennessee.

TURKEY ZONE 17B: All Arkansas lands east of the main channel of the Mississippi River adjacent to the state of Mississippi.

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

Spring: Closed. BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

4-400? April 10-20, 2010One gobbler or bearded turkey. BAYOU METO WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref Code 23.02)

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Spring (Firearms): Closed. BELL SLOUGH WMA

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

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BERYL ANTHONY LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) BIG CREEK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. BIG LAKE NWR

Spring: Closed. BIG LAKE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BIG TIMBER WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BLEVINS WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BREWER LAKE CYPRESS CREEK WMA

Spring: Closed. BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Spring: Closed. BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CACHE RIVER NWR

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt) in Hunt Units 1 and 3. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-27, 2010in Hunt Unit 1. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 10-20, 2010in Hunt Unit 3. One gobbler or bearded turkey. Hunt Unit 2 see Rex Hancock Black Swamp WMA. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CAMP ROBINSON SUA

Spring: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON WMA

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

19-21 and April 26-28, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref.

Code 23.02)

CANEY CREEK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CASEY JONES WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. CEDAR CREEK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CHEROKEE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring: Closed. COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake..

CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 26-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12, April 16-18 and April 23-25, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CYPRESS BAYOU WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DARDANELLE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DEGRAY LAKE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DR. LESTER SITZES, III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 26-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 10-12 and April 16-18, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Spring: Closed. ED GORDON POINT REMOVE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-20, 2010.

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

Wiley Cox FTA is closed to hunting. ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA

Spring: Closed. ETHEL WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FELSENTHAL NWR

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): Other than during permit hunts, areas are restricted to archery hunting and are open April 13-27, 2010. Closed during turkey gun quota hunts. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12, 2010 . One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

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

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FREDDIE BLACK CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA DEER RESEARCH AREA

East Unit

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 26-27, 2010.

Two gobblers or bearded turkeys,

no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12, April 16-18 and April 23-25, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) West Unit Spring: Closed.

FROG BAYOU WMA

Spring: Closed. GALLA CREEK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 10-27,2010 . Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): Closed. GENE RUSH WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 26-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12, April 16-18 and April 23-25, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

GUM FLATS WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Spring: Closed.

HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 26-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12, April 16-18 and April 23-25, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

HOBBS SP-CA

Spring (Firearms): Closed.

HOLLA BEND NWR

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 12-27,2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) Turkeys must be checked at Area Headquarters.

April 10-11, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) Turkeys must be checked at Area Headquarters.

HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12 and April 16-18, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

HOPE UPLAND WMA

Spring (Firearms): See Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA (Ref. Code 23.02).

HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN SUA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JIM KRESS WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

JONES POINT WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) LAKE GREESON WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LEE COUNTY WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE RIVER WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MCILROY MADISON COUNTY WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12 and April 16-18, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

April 10-12 and April 16-18, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

MORO BIG PINE NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 26-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12, April 16-18 and April 23-25, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Coe 23.02) MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NORFORK LAKE WMA

Spring (Firearms): All units April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

All units April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OVERFLOW NWR

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. Spring (Firearms): Closed. OZAN WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK LAKE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PALMETTO FLATS NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms: Closed. PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POISON SPRINGS WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POND CREEK NWR

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): Other than during permit hunt, areas are restricted to archery hunting and are open April 12-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. Spring (Firearms): March 27-28, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) April 10-11, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. PROVO WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring: Closed. RAINEY WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA

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 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-11 and April 17-18, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA

Spring (Firearms)(Includes Hope Upland WMA): April 3-4, 2010

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

RING SLOUGH WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. RIVER BEND WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring: Closed. ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

SHEFFIELD NELSON DAGMAR WMA

Spring: Closed.

SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 10-12, April 16-18 and April 23-25, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. SPRING BANK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Spring: Closed.

SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-12 and April 16-18, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA Spring: Closed.

SYLAMORE WMA

North and South Units

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-12, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring: Closed.

TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

WAPANOCCA NWR

Spring: Closed.

WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 10-27, 2010. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WEDINGTON WMA

Spring: Closed.

WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WHITEHALL WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 10-20, 2010. One gobbler or bearded turkey. WHITE RIVER NWR

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt) (both units). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010 (both units) Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

March 27-28, 2010 (youth hunt), (outlying refuge lands within

turkey zone 17). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake 4 2£Q? April 3-20, 2010 (outlying refuge lands

within turkey zone 17). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. WHITE ROCK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

W.E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 10-27, 2010Two gobblers or bearded turkey, no more than one jake.

WINONA WMA

Spring (Firearms): April 3-4, 2010(youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 10-27, 2010 Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

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, WD As and NWRs. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take turkey during spring permit hunts on certain WMAs, SUAs, 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, Dr. Lester Sitzes, IIBois D'Arc, Cache River NWR (Unit 2), Camp Robinson WMA, Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area (east unit), Cut-Off Creek, Felsenthal NWR, Gulf Mountain, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Holla Bend NWR, Holland Bottoms, Lafayette County, Mcllroy Madison County, Mike Freeze Wattensaw, Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Pond Creek NWR, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake, Sylamore and Sulphur River WMAs.

(B) Youth: Bayou Meto, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita, Big Lake, CacheRiver NWR (Unit 2), Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA DeerResearch Area (east unit), 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, Moro Big Pine Natural Area, 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, Moro Big Pine Natural Area and Provo WMAs. ATVs, motorcycles and bicycles allowed on open, maintained roads within Cherokee and Jim Kress WMAs by hunters in possession of a valid leased lands permit for the purposes of ingress and egress to hunting locations and/or camping sites only.

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.

(10/26/2009)

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