RULE 002.00.11-004 - 2011-12 Statewide General Hunting Regulations and WMA Seasons; Oil and Gas Activities; Commission Committee Procedures; License & Permit Requirements

RULE 002.00.11-004. 2011-12 Statewide General Hunting Regulations and WMA Seasons; Oil and Gas Activities; Commission Committee Procedures; License & Permit Requirements

02.01 DEER ARCHERY AND CROSSBOW SEASON (2011-2012) It is unlawful to take or attempt to take deer with archery tackle other than during the open deer archery and crossbow season as specified herein:

Zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 9,10,11, 12,13,14,15,16,16A and 17: Oct 1. 2011-Feb. 29,2012(Commission Code Section 08.00).

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with WMA regulations Commission Code 21.01.

(2) Commission designated urban archery deer hunt seasons. PENALTY: $200 to $1,000

02.02 MODERN GUN DEER SEASONS (2011-2012). It is unlawful to take or attempt to take deer with modern firearms other than during the open seasons as specified herein:

Zones 1,1A, 2, 3, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 10 and 11: Nov. 12-Dec. 4, 2011

Zone 4: Nov. 12-13, 2011

Zone 5: Nov. 12-13 and Nov. 19-20, 2011

Zone 4A, 5A, 14 and 15: Nov. 12-Dec. 11,2011

Zones 4B and 5B: Nov. 12-20, 2011

Zones 9,12 and 13: Nov. 12-Dec. 18, 2011

Zone 16,16A and 17: Nov. 12-Dec. 25, 2011

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with WMA regulations Commission Code 21.01.

(2) Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) Deer Management Tags.

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY MODERN GUN DEER HUNT:

Zones 1,1A, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 9,10,11, 12,13,14,15,16,16A and 17: Dec. 26-28. 2011.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) WMAs that are closed during modern gun deer season are excluded from the Christmas Holiday Deer Hunt (Commission Code 21.01).

(2) WMAs that require a permit for the modern gun or muzzleloader deer season are excluded from the Christmas Holiday Deer Hunt (Commission Code 21.02).

(3) In compliance with WMA regulations Commission Code 21.01.

(4) Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) Deer Management Tags.

SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN DEER HUNT: All deer zones: 1 L2. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with regulations (Commission Code 06.11).

(2) In compliance with WMA regulations (Commission Code 21.01).

(3) Certain WMAs requiring a WMA deer permit are closed to the Special Modern Gun Deer Youth Hunt (Commission Code 21.02).

(4) 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).

DOE ONLY MODERN GUN DEER HUNT:

Zones 6A, 8A, 9,10,12,13,14,15,16,16A and 17: Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2011.

Zones 1,1A, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 8 and 11: Closed. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with regulations (Commission Code 06.11).

(2) In compliance with WMA regulations (Commission Code 21.01).

(3) Commission registered deer camps that participate in the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) receiving deer management tags.

PENALTY: $200 to $1,000

02.03 MUZZLE-LOADING DEER SEASONS (2011-2012). It is unlawful to take or attempt to take deer with muzzle-loading firearms other than during the open muzzle-loading deer seasons as specified herein:

Zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4A, 5A, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 10,11,14 and 15: Oct.

22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011

Zones 9,12,13,16,16A and 17: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31. 2011. Zones 4, 4B, 5 and 5B: Closed

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In areas open during regular gun deer seasons.

(2) In compliance with WMA regulations (Commission Code 21.01).

(3) Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) Deer Management Tags.

PENALTY: $200 to $1,000

02.05 QUAIL SEASON (2011-2012). It is unlawful to take or attempt to take quail other than during the open season as specified herein: Nov 1. 2011-Feb. 5,2012statewide.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with WMA regulations. (Commission Code 24.02). PENALTY: $200 to $1,000

02.06 RABBIT SEASON (2011-2012). It is unlawful to take or attempt to take rabbits other than during the open season as specified herein: Sept.1. 2011-Feb. 29, 2012statewide.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with WMA regulations. (Commission Code 24.03. PENALTY: $200 to $1,000

02.07 FURBEARER SEASONS (2011-2012). It is unlawful to take or attempt to take furbearers anytime other than during the open furbearer seasons as specified herein: (Ref: 01.00-C Furbearers).

(A) Gray Fox, Mink, Red Fox and Striped Skunk Hunting: Sunrise, Sept.

1. 2011-Sunset Feb. 29, 2012. Day hunting only.

(B) Opossum Hunting: Sunrise, Sept.

1. 2011-Sunset Feb. 29, 2012. Day or night hunting; dogs are required to hunt at night.

(C) Bobcat Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2011-Sunset Feb. 29, 2012(Dogs allowed to hunt bobcat during the day. Dogs required to hunt bobcat at night.) and during turkey season (Day hunting only. No dogs allowed).

(1) Dogs are not allowed in deer zones where a firearms deer season is in progress that prohibits the use of dogs.

(2) During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take bobcats.

(D) Coyote Hunting: Sunrise, July 1, 2011-Sunset Feb. 29, 2012(Dogs allowed to hunt coyote during the day. Coyote may not be hunted at night.) and during turkey season (day hunting only. No dogs allowed).

(1) Dogs are not allowed in deer zones where a firearms deer season is in progress that prohibits the use of dogs.

(2) During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take coyotes.

(E) River Otter Hunting: Sunrise, Nov. 12, 2011-Sunset, Feb. 29, 2012. Day hunting only.

(F) Raccoon Hunting: Sunset July 1-Sunrise, Aug. 31, 2011(Night hunting only. Dogs required). Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2011-Sunset, March 31, 2012(Day or night hunting. Dogs are required for hunting at night).

(G) Muskrat, Nutria and Beaver Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2011-Sunset, March 31, 2012. Day hunting only.

(H) Badger, Spotted Skunk (Civet Cat), and Weasel Hunting:

Closed.

(I) Furbearer Trapping (Other than Beaver, Coyote, Muskrat, and Nutria): Sunrise Nov. 12, 2011-Sunset, Feb. 29, 2012.

(J) Coyote Trapping: Sunrise, Aug. 1, 2011-Sunset, March 31, 2012. (K) Beaver, Muskrat, and Nutria Trapping: Sunrise, Nov. 12, 2011-Sunset, March 31, 2012. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with Commission Codes 18.01, 15.41 and 18.09.

(2) In compliance with WMA regulations. (Commission Code 24.07).

(3) Coyotes who are committing damage to domestic animals or personal property may be taken in compliance with Commission Code 18.09 Exception 3.

PENALTY: $200 to $1,000

02.08 SQUIRREL SEASONS (2011-2012). It is unlawful to take or attempt to take squirrels other than during the squirrel seasons as specified herein:

May 21, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012 statewide

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with WMA regulations. (Commission Code 24.04. PENALTY: $200 to $1,000

02.10 CROW HUNTING SEASON. It is unlawful to take or attempt to take crow other than during the open season as specified herein: Sept. 3, 2011-Feb. 24, 2012, Thursdays through Mondays only (124 days). No limit. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) While committing damage to domestic animals or personal property.

(2) In compliance with WMA regulations. (Commission Code 24.09). PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

02.12 GAME ANIMAL BAG LIMIT AND POSSESSION RESTRICTIONS.

It is unlawful to take or attempt to take more than the bag limit or possess more than the possession limit of any game species set forth by the Commission as specified herein: (Commission Code Section 01.00-C).

EXCEPTION:

1. In compliance with Commission Code 19.16.

(A) Deer:

Statewide seasonal limit of five six deer, no more than two legal bucks, per individual using any legal method.

(1) Deer zones 2, 6, 7 and 8: Seasonal bag limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken with firearms (doe may be taken during the with muzzleloader season Oct. or with modern gun Nov. 12-13, 2011 7-8,4012).

(2) Deer zone 3: Seasonal bag limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken with firearms (doe may be taken during the with muzzleloader season 0 or with modern gun Nov. 12-13, Dec. 26-28, 2011 or Ja).

(3) Deer zones 1 and 1A: Seasonal bag limit of four deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with firearms (doe may be taken during the muzzleloader season or with modern gun Nov. 12-16, Dec. 26-28, 2011 and Jan).

(4) Deer zone 11: Seasonal bag limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken with firearms (doe may be taken during the with muzzleloader season 0 or with modern gun Nov. 12-13, 2011 2012).

(5) Deer zones 4, 4B, 5 and 5B: Seasonal bag limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken with firearms.

(6) Deer zones 4A and 5A: Seasonal bag limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with firearms.

(7) Deer zones 6A and 8A: Seasonal bag limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken with firearms (doe may be taken during the with muzzleloader season Oct.

16-20 or with modern gun Oct. 31-Nov. 4, Nov. 12-16, 2011 or Jan. 7-8, 2012).

(8) Deer zone 10: Seasonal bag limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken with firearms (doe may be taken during the with muzzleloader season 0 or with modern gun Oct. 31-Nov. 4, Nov. 12-16, 2011, Dec. 2628, 2011 ).

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

(10) Deer zones 13, 14 and 15: Seasonal bag limit of four deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two does may be taken with firearms.

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

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(12) Youths six to 15 years of age hunting during the Special

Youth Modern Gun Deer Hunt and hunters 65 years of age or older with an Arkansas hunting license accompanying youth hunters may harvest does Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 78, 2012 in accordance with the zone firearm doe bag limits.

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 WMAs (Commission Code 21.01) do not apply toward an individual seasonal bag limit.

(2) Subject to bag limit restrictions on WMAs (Commission 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- Nov. 11, 2011: Limit four. Nov. 12, 2011 -March31. 2012: No limit.

(E) Squirrel:

Daily bag limit 8, possession limit 32.

(F) Wild Turkey:

Spring Firearm and Archery/Crossbow: Individual limit of two legal gobblers or bearded hen turkeys in Turkey Zones 1, 2, 3, 4B, 5, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 10, and 17; one legal gobbler or bearded hen turkey in Turkey Zones 4, 4A, 5A and 9A. No jakes (sub-adult male turkeys), except youth hunters may harvest one jake. No more than one legal turkey may be taken per day, and no more than two legal turkeys may be taken in any combination of turkey zones.

(G) Bear:

Individual annual limit of one bear in bear zones 1, 2, 5, and 5A.

(H) Elk:

Individual limit of one elk by permit only.

(I) Alligator:

Individual annual limit of one alligator for residents only. Permit required.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with Commission Code Section 40.00. PENALTY: $150 to $1,000

02.13A ALLIGATOR, DEER, TURKEY AND BEAR TAGGING REQUIREMENTS.

It is sterf Lbe-unlawful to fail to comply with the following provisions:

(A) Immediately after harvesting a deer or turkey and before moving the animal each hunter must remove the appropriate deer or turkey tag from the hunter's license and legibly fill out (in ink) the tag with all required information. The original tag must be securely fastened to the antler or ear of fer-a deer or to the leg of for- a turkey. SPECIAL NOTE: The original tag must remain as attached to o? the deer or turkey. Duplicate harvest information reflecting the name, address, species, sex, date taken and check confirmation number must remain with all other portions (if the head of the deer or leg of the turkey is removed) until reaching the point of final storage, including while the deer or turkey is in transit .

(B) Hunters under sixteen years of age, holders of 65+ lifetime hunting license, disabled license holders, holders of any permanent license issued by the Commission and Mississippi license holders hunting under the Reciprocal Hunting License Agreement must legibly fill out (in ink) a game tag provided in the current Arkansas Hunting Guidebook or use a piece of paper to make a tag and legibly print (in ink) the hunter's name, the date, the WMA or zone number and the time of harvest. The tag must be securely fastened to the antler or ear for a deer or to the leg for a turkey.

(2) -

(C) Bonus deer with the Deer Management Assistance Program Management tags in accordance with Section A.

(D) Immediately after taking a bear and before moving the animal each hunter must legibly fill out (in ink) a game tag provided in the current Arkansas Hunting Guidebook or use a piece of paper to make a tag and legibly print (in ink) the hunter's name, the date, the WMA or zone number and the time of harvest. The tag must be securely fastened to the leg or ear of the bear.

(E) All harvested alligators must be tagged immediately by the permittee using a Temporary Alligator Possession Tag prior to moving. All harvested alligators must then be properly tagged with a USFWS CITES tag after validation at a designated alligator check station. PENALTY: $250,00 to $1,000,00

02.13B BIG GAME CHECKING REQUIREMENTS It is unlawful to fail to comply with the following provisions:

(A) Upon harvesting each alligator, deer, turkey, bear or elk

hunters must, within 24 hours of harvest, check said the game . The hunter shall provide accurate information . vidence of an animal's sex must remain attached to the animal until checked. Game may be field dressed and/or quartered to aid in the removal from the field but the head must remain within arms length (close proximity) of all four quarters until checked. After checking duplicate harvest information reflecting the name, address, species, sex, date taken, and check confirmation number must remain with all other portions (if the head of the deer or leg of the turkey is removed) until reaching the point of final storage, including while the deer or turkey is in transit. No big game animal may be transported across state lines before being properly checked unless normal travel routes require said hunter to cross a state line in direct route to check animal . EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Black bears must be checked within 24 hours after harvest by calling the toll free number listed in the Arkansas Hunting Guidebook. Hunters are required to extract a first upper or lower premolar tooth from the carcass and give to the check station operator or mail to the address provided for age determination.

(2) Elk must be checked within 12 hours in accordance with permit provisions at a designated elk check station or by a designated Commission employee. Elk may be quartered in the field to prevent spoilage due to difficulties resulting from large animals taken in remote areas. Evidence of sex must remain until checked and the animal's head must be presented for checking.

(3) Black bear and deer may be quartered in the field to prevent spoilage due to difficulties resulting from large animals taken in remote areas.

(4) Big game animals harvested in Zone 17 may be transported across state lines while en route to an Official Wildlife Check Station.

(5) Alligators must be checked within 12 hours in accordance with permit provisions at a designated alligator check station.

(6) Hunters must check deer and turkey within 24 hours after harvest by either calling the toll free number listed in the Arkansas Hunting Guidebook or by using the commission on-line checking Web site.

PENALTY: $250 to $1,000

02.14 BEAR HUNTING SEASON. It is unlawful to take, attempt to take,

or possess bear other than during the open season in areas as specified herein:

Archery/Crossbow:

Oct. 1-Nov. 30. 2011in Bear Zone 1. Sept. 15-Nov. 30. 2011in Bear Zone 2. Closed in Bear Zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7. Muzzleloader:4010

Oct. 22-30, 2011 in Bear Zones 1 and 2. Closed in Bear Zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7. Modern Gun:

Nov. 7-30, 2011in Bear Zone 1.

Sept. 15-16. 2011 and Nov. 7-30, 2011in Bear Zone 2.

Dec. 3-11, 2011 in Bear Zone 5. Arkansas lands east of the Mississippi River are closed.

Nov. 26-Dec. 11, 2011 in Bear Zone 5 A. Arkansas lands east of the

Mississippi River are closed.

Closed in Bear Zones 3, 4, 6 and 7.

SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN BEAR HUNT:

Nov. 5-6, 2011 in Bear Zones 1 and 2.

Closed in Bear Zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7.

Zone Quotas: Zone 1 (including all WMAs in zone 1) total quota of bears is not to exceed 200 for all combined seasons, Zone 1 total quota is not to exceed 165 for the month of October,

Zone 5 quota is 10 bears. Zone 5 A quota is 5 bears. Hunters in Zones 1, 2, 5 and 5 A must comply with the terms and conditions outlined in the 2011-2012 Arkansas Hunting Guidebook.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Bear carcasses and parts legally harvested outside the state and accompanied by verification.

(2) In compliance with WMA regulations Commission Code 21.05.

(3) In compliance with Commission Code Section 15.00.

(4) In compliance with regulations Commission Code 16.08. PENALTY: $500 to $1,000. In addition, a jail sentence not to exceed 10 days may be imposed. The Commission may seek restitution as provided under Commission Code 01.00G.

02.21 ELK HUNTING SEASON. It is unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess elk other than during the open seasons as specified herein: Sept. 26-30, 2011. . One batt either-sex permit (valid in elk compartment 1), one butt either-sex permit (valid in elk zone compartment 2), one batt either-sex permit (valid in elk zone 3), and one butt either-sex permit (valid in elk zone 4).

Dec. 5-9, 2011. . One butt either-sex permit (valid in elk compartment 1), one batt either-sex permit (valid in elk compartment 2), three either sex youth permits (valid in elk compartment 3), and two butt either-sex permits (valid in elk zone compartment 4). Two antlerless permits (valid in elk compartment 1), two antlerless permits (valid in elk zone 2), five six antlerless permits (valid in elk compartment 3) and five six antlerless permits (valid in elk zone compartment 4).

Dec. 5-9, 2011 in Boone, Carroll, Madison, Newton and Searcy Counties.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Elk carcasses and parts legally harvested outside the state and accompanied by verification in compliance with Commission Code 19.06.

(2) In compliance with Commission Code Section 15.00 and 17.00.

(3) In compliance with Commission Code 21.07. PENALTY: Not less than $5,000

02.23 ALLIGATOR HUNTING SEASON. In is unlawful to take,

attempt to take, or possess an alligator other than during the open alligator hunting season as specified herein:

Zones 1 and 3: Sept. 16-19 and Sept. 23-26, 2011

Zones 2, 4 and 5. Closed.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with Commission Code Section 40.00. PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

03.03-B NON-RESIDENT HUNTING LICENSE REQUIREMENTS It

is unlawful for any non-resident 16 years of age and older to take or attempt to take any wild animal or bird by any means in Arkansas without having on the person the appropriate Arkansas Hunting License as provided herein:

(A) To hunt deer, turkey, bear or elk the hunter must have physical possession of an official hunting license. A temporary internet license is not valid for hunting these species. A confirmation/authorization number from a telephone license order is not valid for hunting these species.

(B) Non-Residents hunting small game only (excluding deer, elk, turkey and bear).

Requirements: Non-Resident Annual Small Game License or Non-Resident 5-Day Small Game License for a period of said license and Non-Resident Trapper Permit if trapping furbearers. Small game may also be taken on the Non-Resident All Game Licenses. If hunting waterfowl, an Arkansas Non-Resident Waterfowl Stamp, Federal Waterfowl Stamp and HIP are required.

(C) Non-Residents hunting deer, bear, elk and/or wild turkey. Requirements: Non-Resident Annual All Game License (provides holder all applicable tags for deer, bear and turkey); Non-Resident 1-Day All Game License (provides holder one game tag), Non-Resident 3-Day All Game License (provides holder two game tags); or a Non-Resident 5-Day All Game License (provides holder eee three game tags) and a Non-Resident Trapper Permit if trapping furbearers.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Non-Residents engaging in hunting activities on a licensed Game Bird Shooting Resort in compliance with regulations pertaining to Game Bird Shooting Resorts.

(2) In compliance with the Snow, Blue and Ross' Goose Conservation Order (Ref. Code 12.29 Snow, Blue, Ross' Goose Season Restrictions).

(3) Non-residents are ineligible to take or attempt to take alligators.

(4) Non-residents are ineligible to take or attempt to take elk using a public land permit obtained through the permit draw process.

PENALTY: $500.00 to $1,000*00.

03.17 licenses, permits, stamps, tags, costs and

expiration dates

sport fishing:

code

: cost

exp. date

Resident Fisheries Conservation License

FSH

$ 10.50

**

Resident 3-Day Trip License

RT3

$ 6.50

*

Non-Resident Annual Fishing License..........

NRF

$ 40.00

**

Non-Resident 14-Day Trip Fishing License..

N14

$ 22.00

*

Non-Resident 7-Day Trip Fishing License....

NT7

$ 17.00

*

Non-Resident 3-Day Trip Fishing License....

NT3

$ 11.00

*

Arkansas Trout Permit..................................

TPR

$ 5.00

**

Non-Resident Trout Permit...........................

TPN

$ 12.00

**

White River Border Lakes License.............

WRL

$ 10.00

**

Guide License/Fishing.................................

GLF

$ 25.00

**

Non-Resident Guide License/Fishing

GNF

$150.00

**

special and commercial fishing:

        

Hoop Nets (with or w/o leads), turtle nets...

HN

$ 4.00

Dec. 31

Slat Traps & Fiddler Nets............................

FS

$ 12.50

Dec. 31

Commercial Trotlines (inc. snaglines, throwlines, limb lines, set hooks) per 100 ft.....................................................

...TL

$ 5.00

Dec. 31

Box Traps Turtle Trap...............................

...TT

$ 2.00

Dec. 31

Commercial Tackle (Seine, Trammel & Gill Nets) 100 yds. or fractional part thereof per tag.............................................

SNS

$ 15.00

Dec. 31

Resident Commercial Fisherman's Permit & Sportfishing License...

CFS

$ 25.00

Dec. 31

Commercial Fisherman's Helper Permit........

Ark. Resident Junior/Senior Commercial Fishing Permit.............................................

CFH JSC

$ 25.00 $ 14.50

Dec. 31 Dec. 31

Alligator Farmer/Dealer Permit......................

AFP

$200.00

June 30

Alligator Tags................................................

  

$ 4.00

June 30

Alligator Snapping Turtle Breeder/ Dealer Permit...............................................

AST

$100.00

June 30

Aquatic Turtle Harvest Permit.................

THP

$100.00

Dec. 31

Aquatic Turtle Harvest Helper Permit........

TH

$ 50.00

Dec. 31

Junior Aquatic Turtle Harvest Permit........

JTH

$ 25.00

Dec. 31

Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit.................

TDR

$250.00

Dec. 31

Non-Resident Aquatic Turtle Dealer ... Permit................................................

TDN

$500.00

Dec. 31

Aquatic Turtle Farmer Permit.................

TBP

$100.00

Dec. 31

Resident Shell Taker and Seller...................

STS

$100.00

Dec. 31

Shell Taker Helper Permit............................

SH

$100.00

Dec. 31

Shell Buyer...................................................

SBR

$1,000.00

Dec. 31

Non-Resident Shell Buyer............................

SBN

$2,000.00

Dec. 31

Shell Buyer's Agent Permit..........................

SA

$100.00

Dec. 31

Resident Fish Dealer...................................

MD

$ 10.00

Dec. 31

Non-Resident Fish Dealer ..........................

FDN

$250.00

Dec. 31

Minnow Dealer Tackle (Minnow (Seine, Traps or Lifts)..................................

MS

$ 5.00

Dec. 31

Fish Farmer (Aquaculturist) Permit

FF

$ 25.00

Dec. 31

Bull Frog Permit (Must have valid Fish Farmer Permit)............................................

BP

$ 25.00

Dec. 31

Resident Roe Taker/Seller Permit

RTS

$500.00

Dec. 31

Resident Roe Taker/Helper Permit

RH

$100.00

Dec. 31

Resident Roe Buyer/Exporter Permit

RBE

$1,000.00

Dec. 31

Non-Resident Roe Buyer Permit

RBN

$2,000.00

Dec. 31

Commercial Boat Dock Permit......................

BDN

$ 25.00

Dec. 31

Commercial Boat Dock (User Fee)................

BPL

$150.00

Dec. 31

Private Boat House (Single)..........................

BHS

$ 5.00

Dec. 31

Private Boat House (Double or Joint)...........

BHD

$ 10.00

Dec. 31

Private Boat Dock (Single)...........................

DPS

$ 5.00

Dec. 31

Private Boat Dock (Double or Joint).............

DPD

$ 10.00

Dec. 31

Put & Take Pay Lake....................................

PLO

$150.00

Dec. 31

HUNTING LICENSE AND PERMITS:

        

Resident Wildlife Conservation License......

HNT

$ 10.50

June 30

Resident Sportsman's Permit......................

RS

$ 25.00

June 30

Resident Disabled Hunting 3-Yr License.......

RDH

$ 25.00

+

Resident Disabled Combination 3-Yr License.

RDC

$ 35.50

+

Non-Resident Annual All Game License ....

NBG

$300.00

June 30

Non-Resident 5-Day All Game License

AG5

$150.00

*

Non-Resident 3-Day All Game License ......

AG3

$100.00

*

Non-Resident 1-Day All Game License....

AG1

$ 50.00

*

Non-Resident Annual Small Game License.

NRH

$ 80.00

June 30

Non-Resident 5-Day Small Game License..

SG5

$ 55.00

*

Non-Resident Trappers Permit...........................

. NFT

$125.00

June 30

Private Lands Elk Permit.........................

PLE

$ 35.00

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Arkansas Resident Waterfowl Stamp...........

DS

$ 7.00

June 30

Arkansas Non-Resident Waterfowl Stamp

DSN

$ 20.00

June 30

AG&F Leased Lands Permit (Hunting, Trapping and Camping) Casey Jones WMA..................................

LCJ

$ 20.00

**

Big Timber WMA.....................................

LBT

$ 20.00

**

Cherokee WMA.......................................

LCH

$ 20.00

**

Gum Flats WMA................................

LGF

$ 20.00

**

Provo WMA......................................

LPR

$ 20.00

**

Lafayette County WMA.......................

LLC

$ 20.00

**

Jim Kress WMA...............................

LJK

$ 20.00

**

Falconry Permit Apprentice.......................

FPA

$ 25.00

June 30

Falconry Permit General...........................

FPG

$ 25.00

June 30

Falconry Permit Master.............................

FPM

$ 25.00

June 30

Resident Guide License/Hunting..............

GLH

$ 25.00

June 30

Non-Resident Guide License/Hunting

GNH

$150.00

June 30

Resident Special Guide License...............

GLS

$150.00

June 30

Non-Resident WMA Waterfowl Hunting Permit (5-day trip)................

NW5

$ 10.00

*

Non-Resident WMA Seasonal Waterfowl Hunting Permit........................

NWP

$100.00

June 30

*Good from requested day of issue for period of license. **Good for 1 year of purchase date. ****Expires when the zone quota has been reached (Ref. Code 02.21).

HUNTING COMMERCIALIZATION:

        

Resident Trappers Permit......................

TP

Free

June 30

Resident Fur-Dealer......................................

FD

$ 50.00

June 30

Non-Resident Fur Dealer..............................

NFD

$100.00

June 30

Special Commercial Quail Permit................

CQP

$ 25.00

June 30

Game Bird Shooting Resort Permit........................................

CSR

$150.00

June 30

Commercial Wildlife Hunting Resort Permit..............................................

. CHR

$ 500.00

June 30

Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit................

WBD

$ 50.00

June 30

Wildlife Importation Permit..................

WTP

$ 25.00

June 30

Mountain Lion Permit..........................

MLP

$ 50.00

June 30

Live Fox and Coyote Permit..................

FCP

$ 25.00

June 30

LIFETIME LICENSE:

        

Resident 65 Plus Lifetime Fishing License............................................

PLF

$ 10.50

Non-Expiring

Resident 65 Plus Lifetime Sportsman's Hunting License and Permit..................................................

PLH

$ 25.00

Non-Expiring

Resident 65 Plus Lifetime Combination License..................................

PLC

$ 35.50

Non-Expiring

Non-Expiring Lifetime Resident Hunting & Fishing Sportsman's Permit.........................................................

LSP

$ l,000.00

Non-Expiring

04.08 SPECIAL YOUTH TURKEY HUNT RESTRICTIONS It is unlawful for anyone other than youths, six to 15 years of age e, to harvest 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 10 and 17: April 9-10. 2011.

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 to $1,000

05.05 WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS ESTABLISHED AS ZONES.

Each Wildlife Management Area (WMA) (Ref. Code 01.00C) shall be considered as a separate zone for the purpose of establishing and applying hunting regulations. All private lands (including any combinations of lands separately owned, and regardless of whether such lands touch a road, creek, stream, river, lake or other waterbody) that are completely surrounded by WMA lands (except National Wildlife refuge lands) shall be considered as inholdings. Such in-holdings shall be subject in to the same regulations pertaining to hunting season* dates, hunting hours, bag limits, and hunting permits as that the surrounding WMA.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Private lands that are completely surrounded by National Wildlife

Refuge lands shall be subject to the same state regulations pertaining to hunting season* dates, hunting hours, bag limits and hunting permits as the surrounding or nearest adjacent state management zone, plus any federal regulations pertaining to NWR inholdings.

05.05A SYLAMORE WMA ZONE BOUNDARY AREA

(NORTH UNIT) This includes all public lands and private lands meeting the criteria of a WMA in-holding within the following boundary: That area north of Hwy 14 from Allison to Big Creek; Big Creek to Buffalo National River WMA boundary line; along the eastern boundary of the Buffalo National River to White River; White River to Hwy 14 at Allison. T-he e eeee e -e

(SOUTH UNIT) This includes all public lands and all private lands meeting the criteria of a WMA in-holding south of Hwy 14 within the Sylamore Ranger District.

05.06 FLOOD PRONE REGIONS

FLOOD PRONE REGION A - Beginning at the junction of Hwy 1 and U.S. Hwy 63; south on Hwy 1 to Hwy 64; west on U.S. Hwy 64 to U.S. Hwy 49; north on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 42; west on Hwy 42 to Hwy 37; north on Hwy 37 to Hwy 14; east on Hwy 14 to Hwy 37; north on Hwy 37 to Hwy 18; west on Hwy 18 to Hwy 384; east on Hwy 384 to U.S. Hwy 67; north on U.S. Hwy 67 to the Hwy 230; east on Hwy 230 to Hwy 91; south on Hwy 91 to Hwy 18; south on Hwy 18 to Hwy 226; east on Hwy 226 to U.S. Hwy 49; north on U.S. Hwy 49 to U.S. Hwy 63; south on U.S. Hwy 63 Hwy 1.

Conditions for Closing: Flood Prone Region A will be closed to all deer hunting when the Cache River gauge at Patterson reaches 12 feet. This restriction shall be lifted when the Cache River gauge at Patterson falls to or below 11 feet. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ www.agfc.com.

FLOOD PRONE REGION B - Beginning at the junction of Hwy 17 and U.S. Hwy 67; south on U.S. Hwy 67 to Hwy 36; east on Hwy 36 to Hwy 323; south on Hwy 323 to Hwy 11; south on Hwy 11 to Hwy 38; east on Hwy 38 to Hwy 33; north on Hwy 33 to Hwy 17; north on Hwy 17 to U.S. Hwy 67.

Conditions for Closing: Flood Prone Region B will be closed to all deer hunting when the White River gauge at Augusta reaches 31 feet. This restriction will be lifted when the White River gauge at Augusta falls below 30 feet and the White River gauge at Georgetown falls to or below 19 feet. BOTH CONDITIONS MUST EXIST AT THE SAME TIME FOR THE REGION TO BE OPENED. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ www.agfc.com.

FLOOD PRONE REGION C - Beginning at the junction of U.S. Hwy 49 and Hwy 38; west on Hwy 38 to Hwy 33; north on Hwy 33 to U.S. Hwy 64; west on U.S. Hwy 64 to Hwy 33; north on Hwy 33 to Hwy 17; north on Hwy 17 to U.S. Hwy 67; north on U.S. Hwy 67 to Hwy 384; east on Hwy 384 to Hwy 18; east on Hwy 18 to Hwy 37; south on Hwy 37 to Hwy 14; west on Hwy 14 to Hwy 37; south on Hwy 37 to Hwy 42; east on Hwy 42 to U.S. Hwy 49; south on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 38.

Conditions for Closing: Flood Prone Regions C will be closed to all deer hunting when the Cache River gauge at Patterson reaches 11 feet. This restriction shall be lifted when the Cache River Gauge at Patterson falls to or below 9.5 feet. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ www.agfc.com.

FLOOD PRONE REGION D - Beginning at the junction of Hwy 11 and Hwy 38; east on Hwy 38 to U.S. Hwy 49; south on U.S. Hwy 49 to U.S. Hwy 70; west on U.S. Hwy 70 to Hwy 302; west on Hwy 302 to U.S. Hwy 79; south on U.S. Hwy 79 to Hwy 33; north on Hwy 33 to U.S. Hwy 70; west on U.S. Hwy 70 to Hwy 11; north on Hwy 11 to Hwy 38.

Conditions for Closing: Flood Prone Region D will be closed to all deer hunting when the White River gauge at Clarendon reaches 28 feet. This restriction will be lifted when the White River Gauge at Clarendon falls to or below 27 feet. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ www.agfc.com.

FLOOD PRONE REGION E - Beginning at the junction of Hwy 1 and Hwy 153; north on Hwy 153 to Hwy 33; north on Hwy 33 to U.S. Hwy 79; north on U. S. Hwy 79 to Hwy 86; south on Hwy 86 to Hwy 17; south on Hwy 17 to Hwy 1; north on Hwy 1 to Hwy 316; east on Hwy 316 to Hwy 318; east on Hwy 318 to Hwy 20; east on Hwy 20 to Hwy 44; south on Hwy 44 to Phillips County Road 533; west on Phillips County Road 533 to Phillips County Road 529; north on Phillips County Road 529 to Phillips County Road 514; west on Phillips County Road 514 to the White River Levee; south on the White River Levee to the pipe line right of way; west on the pipe line right of way to Ethel County Road; west on Ethel County Road to Hwy 17; north on Hwy 17 to Hwy 1; west on Hwy 1 to Hwy 153.

Conditions for Closing: Flood Prone Region E will be closed to all deer hunting when the White River gauge at St. Charles reaches 26 feet. This restriction will be lifted when the White River gauge at St. Charles falls to or below 23.5 feet. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ www.agfc.com.

FLOOD PRONE REGION F - Beginning at the junction of Hwy 44 and Tichnor Blacktop County Road at Tichnor; west on Hwy 44 to the right of way on the north/south power line; north then northwest on the power line right of way to Arkansas Hwy 17; north on Hwy 17 to Hwy 152; east on Hwy 152 to the pipe line right of way; northeast on the pipe line right of way to Hwy 17; north on Hwy 17 to Ethel; east on Ethel County Road to the pipe line right of way; east on the pipe line right of way to the White River Levee; north on the White River Levee to Phillips County Road 514; east on Phillips County Road 514 to Phillips County Road 529; south on Phillips County Road 529 to Phillips County Road 533; east on Phillips County Road 533 to Hwy 44; south on Hwy 44 to Hwy 85 at Crumrod; south on Hwy 85 to County Road 76; northeast on County Road 76 to the Mississippi River levee; southeast on the Mississippi River levee to the west line of Section 31, T7S, R2E; then south on the west line of Section 31, T7S, R2E to the west line of Section 6, T8S, R2E; south on the west line of Section 6, T8S, R2E to the Arkansas-Mississippi State line; south on Arkansas-Mississippi State line to the mouth of the White River; upstream on the main channel of the White River to the White River Cut Off; southwest on the White River Cut Off to the Arkansas River; upstream on the main channel of the Arkansas River to the west line of Section 29, T8S, R2W; north on the west line of Section 29, T8S, R2W to West Medina Lane County Road; southeast on West Medina Lane County Road to Nady County Road; northeast on Nady County Road to Tichnor Blacktop Road; north on Tichnor Blacktop Road to Hwy 44.

Conditions for Closing: Flood Prone Region F will be closed to all deer hunting when the White River gauge at St. Charles reaches 23.5 feet and the gauge at Lock and Dam #1 on the Arkansas River has reached 145 feet MSL. BOTH CONDITIONS MUST EXIST AT THE SAME TIME FOR THE REGION TO BE CLOSED. This restriction will be lifted when the White River gauge at St. Charles falls to or below 21.5 feet and the gauge at Lock and Dam #1 on the Arkansas River falls to or below 143 feet MSL. BOTH CONDITIONS MUST EXIST AT THE SAME TIME FOR THE REGION TO BE OPENED. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ www.agfc.com.

FLOOD PRONE REGION G - Beginning at the main channel of the Mississippi River at the Helena Bridge and U.S. Hwy 49; north on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 20; west on Hwy 20 to Hwy 44; west on Hwy 44 to Hwy 85; south on Hwy 85 to County Road 76; northeast on County Road 76 to the Mississippi River Levee; southeast on the Mississippi River Levee to the west line of Section 31,T7S, R2E; south on the west line of Section 31, T7S, R2E to the west line of Section 6, T8S, R2E; south on the west line of Section 6, T8S, R2E to the Arkansas-Mississippi State line; north on the Arkansas-Mississippi State line to the Mississippi River bridge at Helena on U.S. Hwy49.

Conditions for Closing: Flood Prone Region G will close to all deer hunting when the Mississippi River gauge at Helena reaches 44 feet. This restriction shall be lifted when the Mississippi River gauge at Helena falls to or below 42 feet. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ www.agfc.com.

FLOOD PRONE REGION H - Beginning at the junction of Hwy 44 and Tichnor Blacktop Road at Tichnor; south on Tichnor Blacktop Road to Nady County Road; southwest on Nady County Road to west Medina Lane County Road; northwest on west Medina Lane County Road to the west line of Section 29, T8S, R2W; south on the west line of Section 29, T8S, R2W to the main channel of the Arkansas River; downstream (southeast) on the main channel of the Arkansas River to the White River Cut Off; northeast on the White River Cut Off to the main channel of the White River; downstream (southeast) on the main channel of the White River to the Arkansas-Mississippi State line; southwest on the Arkansas-Mississippi State line to the Mississippi Old River Chute on the north end of Ashbrook Island; southwest on the Mississippi Old River Chute to the transfer canal for the Connelly Bayou Pumping Plant; southwest on the transfer canal to the Connelly Bayou Pumping Plant and Connelly Bayou; southwest on Connelly Bayou to the junction of Hwy 144; west on Hwy 144 to Hwy 257; north on Hwy 257 to U.S. Hwy 65; north on U.S. Hwy 65 to Hwy 1 at McGehee; north on Hwy 1 to the junction of U.S. Hwy 165; north on U.S. Hwy 165 to Hwy 44; west on Hwy 44 to the junction of Hwy 44 and Tichnor Blacktop Road.

Conditions for Closing: Flood Prone Region H will close to all deer hunting when the Mississippi River gauge at Arkansas City reaches 37 feet. This restriction shall be lifted when the Mississippi River gauge at Arkansas City falls to or below 35 feet. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ www.agfc.com.

FLOOD PRONE REGION I - Beginning at the Arkansas-Louisiana State line and U.S. Hwy 65; north on U.S. Hwy 65 to Hwy 257; south on Hwy 257 to Hwy 144; east on Hwy 144 to Connelly Bayou; northeast on Connelly Bayou to the Connelly Bayou Pumping Plant and the pumping plant transfer canal; northeast on the transfer canal to the Mississippi Old River Chute; northeast up the Mississippi Old River Chute to the Arkansas-Mississippi State line; southwest along the Arkansas-Mississippi State line to the Arkansas-Louisiana State line; west along the Arkansas-Louisiana State line to its intersection with U.S. Hwy 65 on the Arkansas-Louisiana State line.

Conditions for Closing: Flood Prone Region I will close to all deer hunting when the Mississippi River gauge at Greenville reaches 48 feet. This restriction shall be lifted when the Mississippi River gauge at Greenville falls to or below 46 feet. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ www.agfc.com.

BLACK RIVER FLOOD PRONE REGION - Beginning at the junction of State Hwy 62 and State Hwy 67 at Pocahontas, go south on State Hwy 67 to the junction of State Hwy 304, go east on Hwy 304 to the junction of State Hwy 304 and State Hwy 90 at Delaplaine, go north on State Hwy 90 to the junction of State Hwy 90 and State Hwy 135, go north on State Hwy 135 to the junction of Hwy 135 and State Hwy 162, go west on State Hwy 62 to the junction of State Hwy 62 and State Hwy 67 at Corning, go south on State Hwy 67 to the junction of State Hwy 67 and State Hwy 62 at Pocahontas. Including Dave Donaldson-Black River WMA mitigation units 100, 101, and 102, which lie in Clay County north of US Hwy 62.

Mitigation Unit 100: portions of Sections 25, 26, 34, and 35, T 21N, R5E, which lie north and west of the Black River and east of the main levee.

Mitigation Unit 101: portions of Sections 33 and 34, T 21N, R5E, and portions of section 3 and 4, T20N, R5E, which lie south and east of the Black River

Mitigation Unit 102: portions of Section 36 T 22N, R5E, and portions of section 1, T21N, R5E, which lie south of the Missouri border and west of the Black River

Conditions for Closing: Black River Flood Prone Region will be closed to all deer hunting when the Black River gauge at Corning exceeds 11 feet and will remain closed until the Corning gauge falls below 9.5 feet. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ agfc.com.

ST. FRANCIS FLOOD PRONE REGION - Beginning at Marked Tree and go north on State Hwy 140 to the junction of State Hwy 135 at Lepanto, then north on State Hwy 135 to the junction of State Hwy 18 at Black Oak, then north to the junction of State Hwy 139 at Monette, then north to the Arkansas-Missouri state line, then north along the Arkansas-Missouri State line to the junction of U. S. Hwy 412, then west to State Hwy 135, then south on State Hwy 135 to the junction of State Hwy 18 and State Hwy 158, then south on State Hwy 158 to the junction of State Hwy 69 and U. S. Hwy 63 at Trumann, then south on U. S. Hwy 63 to Payneway, then east to the junction of U. S. Hwy 63 and State Hwy 140 at Marked Tree.

Conditions for Closing: St. Francis Flood Prone Region will be closed to all deer hunting when the St. Francis River gauge at Oak Donnick reaches 216 MSL and shall remain closed until the Oak Donnick gauge falls below 215 MSL. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC www.website @ www.agfc.com.

SHIREY BAY/RAINEY BRAKE FLOOD PRONE ZONE - State Hwy 25 at Powhatan; south on Hwy 25 to Strawberry River then downstream to the confluence of Strawberry River and Black River, then upstream on Black River to the mouth of Big Running Water Creek then upstream on Big Running Water Creek to Clover Bend then north from Clover Bend on hard surface county road to Powhatan.

Conditions for Closing: Shirey Bay/Rainey Brake Flood Prone Zone will be closed to all deer hunting when the Black River gauge at Black Rock reaches 23.0 and will reopen when the Black River gauge at Black Rock falls below 19.0. Current gauge readings and flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC toll free and by accessing the AGFC website @ www.agfc.com.

06.07 HUNTER ORANGE/GREEN REQUIREMENTS It is unlawful to hunt any wildlife, or to accompany or assist anyone in hunting wildlife, during a firearms deer season without:

(a) wearing an outer garment, above the waistline, of daylight florescent blaze orange (Hunter Orange) within the color range of 595 nm -605 nm, or florescent chartreuse within the color range of 555 nm -565 nm (Hunter Safety Green) totaling at least 400 square inches, and a florescent blaze orange or florescent chartreuse head garment must be visibly worn on the head.

(b) florescent blaze orange (Hunter Orange) or florescent chartreuse (Hunter Safety Green) totaling at least 144 square inches on each visible side and a minimum of three feet above the ground on each side of a portable, pop-up type ground blinds used on public land.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) While migratory bird hunting.

(2) While hunting in areas in which hunting of deer with guns is prohibited.

PENALTY: $50 to $1,000

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06.11 SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN DEER HUNT RESTRICTIONS.

It is unlawful for anyone other than youths, six to 15 years of age or- to harvest deer during the special youth modern gun deer hunt. 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. The Youth hunters may harvest either-sex deer. A doe may be taken without a WMA doe quota permit Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 02.12 (A13), 06.03, 18.28, 21.02, 21.03).

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Certain WMAs requiring a WMA deer hunt permit are closed to the Special Youth Modern Gun Deer Hunt (Commission Codes 6.03, 21.02).

(2) Hunters using archery tackle during archery and crossbow season (Commission Code 02.01).

(3) In compliance with Commission Code 21.01.

(4) 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).

(5) A hunter 65 years of age or older with an Arkansas hunting license accompanying youths, six to 15 years of age , during the special youth modern gun deer hunt Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012, may harvest deer in compliance with Commission Codes 1.00C, 02.12, 21.01, 21.03.

PENALTY: $ 100 to $ 1,000

07.04 MODERN FIREARMS PROHIBITED DURING MUZZLE-

LOADING DEER SEASONS. It is unlawful to have in immediate possession a center fire or rimfire weapon while participating in muzzle-loading deer seasons.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) -ee eee e In compliance with Commission Code 01.00C Concealed Carry Permit Holders/Certified Law Enforcement Officers (full time and/or retired).

(2) Hunters of deer camps that are enrolled in the Deer Management Assistance Program that have been issued Unrestricted Weapon Doe Permits and/or Management Buck Permits.

PENALTY: $100*00 to $1,000*00.

08.03 POSSESSION OF FIREARMS WHILE ARCHERY AND

CROSSBOW HUNTING PROHIBITED It is unlawful to have any firearms in the immediate possession while hunting bear, deer or turkey with archery tackle. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Legal firearms when and where a regular gun or muzzle-loading deer season is open.

(2) Legal firearms when and where bear season is open.

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e e eeee ee eeeee e eeeee In compliance with Commission Code 01.00C Concealed Carry Permit Holders/Certified Law Enforcement Officers (full time and/or retired).

(4) Hunters of deer camps that are enrolled in the Deer

Management Assistance Program that have been issued Unrestricted Weapon Doe Permits and/or Management Buck Permits.

PENALTY: $100*00 to $1,000*00.

09.04 CHASE WILDLIFE FOR PLEASURE/DEER DOG TRAINING

RESTRICTIONS. It is unlawful to use dogs to chase wildlife for pleasure (Ref: 01.00-C Definition of Terms -Chase Wildlife For Pleasure) other than from May 16 through March 31 or to use dogs to chase deer for training purposes other than from 30 minutes before sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset October 1 through December 31 only in those deer zones where dogs can legally be used for the taking of deer during the modern gun deer seasons. Possession of a killing device is prohibited when using dogs to chase wildlife for pleasure or when training/allowing dogs to chase deer. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) When chasing wildlife for pleasure, killing devices may only be possessed in compliance with declared open seasons for the taking of game or furbearing animals.

(2) When training/allowing dogs to chase deer, killing devices may only be possessed during open season in those deer zones where it is lawful to use dogs to hunt deer during the modern gun deer season.

(3) Chase for pleasure is allowed beginning 60 minutes after sunset until 60 minutes before sunrise from April 1 until May 15.

(4) During any Spring Special Youth Turkey Hunt the use of dogs to chase game animals is prohibited during 60 minutes before sunrise until 60 minutes after sunset.

(5) During any muzzleloader deer season dogs may only be used for chasing fox or coyote from 30 minutes after sunset until 30 minutes before sunrise.

(6) During any modern gun deer season where dogs are unlawful to run deer, dogs may only be used to chase fox or coyote from 30 minutes after sunset until 30 minutes before sunrise.

(7) Chasing fox and/or coyote for pleasure within fox/coyote enclosures permitted day or night year around.

(8) Deer dog training is not allowed during the muzzle loading deer seasons.

(9) In compliance with Regulation 22.01 Dog Restrictions on WMAs.

(10) In compliance with code 16.06 (Chasing Bear with Dogs Prohibited.

(11) In compliance with Code 17.07 (Chasing Elk with Dogs Prohibited.

(12) -ee eee e In compliance with Commission Code 01.00-C Concealed Carry Permit Holders/Certified Law Enforcement Officers (full time and/or retired).

PENALTY: $500,00 to $1,000*00.

10.02 REGULAR FURBEARING SEASON TRAP RESTRICTIONS It is anlawful to possess, in fields or woods, or to use any cable-restraining device (snare) or trap during open furbearing animals seasons except as provided herein:

(A) Bait Restrictions.

Animal matter, including meat, skin, bones, feathers and hair or any other solid substance that used to be part of an animal, may not be used as bait within twenty (20) feet of a trap set, unless it is adequately covered to prevent it being seen from above and it must be covered in such a way as to withstand wave action, wind action or other normal environmental conditions that could cause it to become visible.

(B) Land-Set Trap Restrictions.

Smooth-jawed traps with a jaw spread not in excess of 6 inches (those in excess of 5 inches, measured from the inside edge of the trap at the dog, must have offset or rubber-padded jaws), Size 110, 120 and 160 Conibear, or comparable body-gripping traps, with a jaw spread not to exceed 6 inches (measured on the inside edge of the trap from hinge-to-hinge and from top-to-bottom at the dog and may not exceed the specified maximum size either horizontally or vertically) and box traps.

(C) Water-Set Trap Requirements Smooth-jawed traps with a jaw spread not in excess of 8 1/2 inches, Conibear or comparable body-gripping traps with a jaw spread not in excess of 10 inches (measured on the inside edge of the trap from hinge-to-hinge and from top-to-bottom at the dog and may not exceedthe specified maximum size either horizontally or vertically) and box traps.

(D) Snare (Cable Restraint Device) Restrictions.

(1) Snares are allowed in water sets.

(2) Snares are allowed to be used as land sets provided that snares set in excess of 20 feet from a permanent body of water shall have a functional "deer lock" that will not allow the snare to close smaller than 2 V2 inches.

(3) Land snares must be constructed of braided cable with a loop no more than 12 inches in diameter (side-to-side) and a lower loop no more than 10 inches off the ground. Leg snares are prohibited. Only snares with single-piece locks may be used on land.

(4) No snare should be set or be maintained in any public road right-of-way.

(5) When snares are fully extended, they may not touch any fence. PENALTY: $100*00 to $1,000*00.

10.07 TRAP IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS It is unlawful to use any trap, snare or cable restraint device for taking furbearing animals without a legible name and address or vehicle operator's license number, or AGFC customer identification number or current vehicle license number (registered to the trap-user) affixed thereto. PENALTY: $100,00 to $1,000*00.

10.09 AMMUNITION PROHIBITED FOR TAKING FUR-BEARERS.

It is unlawful to take or attempt to take fur-bearers with any rifled slug or shot size larger than T shot, or with any ammunition for rifle or pistol other than rimfire ammunition not in excess of .22 caliber. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with Commission Code 18.09 (Depredation Permit).

(2) In compliance with Commission Code 20.02 (Firearm Restrictions on WMAs).

(3) During any open deer, bear or turkey season bobcat, fox and coyote may be taken during daylight hours with a method of take legal for that season and zone.

(4) During bobcat, fox and coyote hunting seasons, bobcat, fox and coyote may be taken during daylight hours with firearms of any caliber.

PENALTY: $ 100*00 to $ 1,000*00.

11.01 A IMMEDIATE IDENTIFICATION OF POSSESSION OF

CONCEALED HANDGUN. It e is unlawful for any person possessing a concealed handgun to fail to immediately declare and identify such possession to a Wildlife Officer during the performance of their duties .

PENALTY: $100*00 to $1,000*00.

16.03 BEAR SEASON HUNTER ORANGE/GREEN REQUIREMENTS.

It is unlawful to hunt any wildlife, or to accompany or assist anyone in hunting wildlife, during a firearms bear season in areas open to bear hunting without:

(a) wearing an outer garment, above the waistline, of daylight florescent blaze orange (Hunter Orange) within the color range of 595 nm 605 nm or florescent chartreuse within the color range of 555 nm - 565 nm (Hunter Safety Green) totaling at least 400 square inches, and a florescent blaze orange or florescent chartreuse head garment must be visibly worn on the head.

(b) florescent blaze orange (Hunter Orange) or florescent chartreuse (Hunter Safety Green) totaling at least 144 square inches on each visible side and a minimum of three feet above the ground on each side of a portable, pop-up type ground blinds used on public land.

PENALTY: $50 to $1,000.

16.08 SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN BEAR HUNT RESTRICTIONS. It is unlawful for anyone other than youths, six to 15 years of age ; to harvest bear in bear zones 1 and 2 during the special youth bear hunt. 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. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations Reference Code 21.05 (Bear Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs).

(2) Hunters using archery tackle during archery and crossbow season (Ref. Code 02.14 Bear Hunting Season).

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000*00.

16.09 SHOOTING RADIO COLLARED BEARS PROHIBITED. It is unlawful to take or attempt to take a bear wearing a radio telemetry collar at any time.

PENALTY: $500 to $1,000 EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Commission employees in performance of their duties.

(2) In compliance with Commission Code 18.09. PENALTY: $500 to $1,000.

17.05 ELK SEASON HUNTER ORANGE/GREEN REQUIREMENTS It is unlawful to hunt any wildlife, or to accompany or assist anyone in hunting wildlife, during an elk season in areas open to elk hunting without:

(a) wearing an outer garment, above the waistline, of daylight florescent blaze orange (Hunter Orange) within the color range of 595 nm -605 nm or florescent chartreuse within the color range of 555 nm -565 nm (Hunter Safety Green) totaling at least 400 square inches, and a florescent blaze orange or florescent chartreuse head garment must be visibly worn on the head.

(b) florescent blaze orange (Hunter Orange) or florescent chartreuse (Hunter Safety Green) totaling at least 144 square inches on each visible side and a minimum of three feet above the ground on each side of a portable, pop-up type ground blinds used on public land.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) While migratory bird hunting.

(2) While hunting in areas in which hunting of elk with guns is prohibited.

PENALTY: $50 to $1,000.

18.05 TAKING WILDLIFE AT NIGHT FROM A BOAT PROHIBITED. It is unlawful to take or attempt to take or locate any wildlife from a boat during the hours of darkness, or to transport any firearms in a boat at night without said firearms being unloaded and cased. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Taking of frogs, fish or turtles by legal methods during the open season.

(2) In compliance with Commission Code 18.09 (Depredation Permit).

(3) In compliance with Commission Code 02.23 (Alligator Hunting Season) and 26.02 (Restrictions on Method of Taking Alligator).

(4) ee-eeeee ee eee e In compliance with Commission Code 01.00-C Concealed Carry Permit Holders/Certified Law Enforcement Officers (full time and/or retired).

PENALTY: $500,00 to $2,000,00.

18.09 DEPREDATION PERMIT REQUIREMENT. It is unlawful for any person including a property owner or designee to take or attempt to take any game or furbearing animals committing damage to crops or personal property without first obtaining a Depredation Permit and complying with the terms of said permit. Non-game wildlife, excluding migratory birds and endangered species, which pose reasonable threat or endangerment to persons or property, may be taken during daylight hours with firearms or trapped without a Depredation Permit. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Nuisance wildlife may be taken during any open season on the species committing damage and in compliance with bag limits and legal methods.

(2) Property owners or their designees may use live traps for removal of nuisance wildlife, other than bear or alligator. Live trapping conducted in incorporated towns or cities must be in accordance with their local ordinances or statutes. Live captured nuisance wildlife will be released alive and unharmed outside the municipalities' boundaries within twenty-four hours.

(3) Nuisance beaver, muskrat, nutria, coyote, raccoon, opossum, squirrel and striped skunk may be taken year round using firearms during daylight hours only by landowners or their designees in any number on property where damage is being committed or may be trapped and destroyed, in compliance with Commission Code 10.02.

(4) In compliance with Commission Code 18.07 Exception 1.

(5) English sparrows, blackbirds, starlings, and crows committing damage to agricultural crops or personal property may be taken in any number in compliance with Commission Code 14.01 Exceptions 1,2 and 3.

(6) Nuisance migratory birds taken in accordance with a permit issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or in accordance with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regulations.

PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

18.18 WATERFOWL HUNTING RESTRICTIONS ON LAKES CATHERINE, HAMILTON AND HARRIS BRAKE.

It is unlawful to take or attempt to take any migratory waterfowl from any watercraft or other floating device on Lake Catherine in Garland/Hot Spring Counties, Lake Hamilton in Garland County, and Harris Brake Lake in Perry County or to take or attempt to take any migratory waterfowl within 1,000 feet of any residence, dwelling or occupied structure on Lake Catherine or Lake Hamilton.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Harris Brake Lake from Sept. 1-15. 2011(Commission Code 25.02). PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

18.26 HUNTING NEAR A RESIDENCE PROHIBITED. ItsfealLbeis

unlawful to hunt or take wildlife with a killing device at any time within 150 yards of a residence or building devoted to human occupancy without first obtaining written permission from the owner or occupant.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Hunting with archery tackle only - 50 yard restriction is applicable.

(2) Persons engaged in lawful action for personal safety or to protect their livestock or property.

(3) Law enforcement officers and Commission employees in performance of their official job duties.

(4) Hunting on any wildlife management area, special use area or wildlife demonstration area provided no buffer zone restricting hunting has been established and posted by signs.

(5) Hunters lawfully present through ownership or lease agreement.

PENALTY: $100*00 to $1,000*00

19.02 REQUIREMENTS TO POSSESS ANOTHER'S WILDLIFE. It is shaH

be unlawful to possess wildlife or portions thereof, taken by another person unless such wildlife is accompanied by written and signed information stating the name, address, number, species, date taken, and hunting or fishing license number of person from whom received.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) A driver's license number (indicating state of origin) may be substituted for the hunting license number.

(2) A hunter safety card number or date of birth may be substituted for the hunting license number if the hunter is under the age of 16 years.

(3) An AGFC customer identification number may be substituted for the hunting license number.

PENALTY: $100*00 to $1,000*00.

19.04 WILDLIFE RECORDS REQUIREMENTS FOR DEER CAMPS,

COMMERCIAL FACILITIES, AND TAXIDERMISTS RECEIVING, PROCESSING OR STORING WILDLIFE. It is unlawful for any deer camp, commercial butcher, commercial slaughterhouse, commercial meat processor, commercial cold storage facility, or taxidermist to receive, process, store, or have in its custody any wildlife parts thereof without maintaining legible records reflecting the name, address, number, species, date taken, check station number/online check number (as it applies to Big Game) and hunting license or AGFC customer identification number of person from whom received (in compliance with Code 19.02, Requirements to Possess Another's Wildlife). Each record shall be maintained for one year from date taken and made available for inspection upon verbal request by a Commission enforcement officer.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Deer camps complying with check sheet requirements in the Commission's Deer Camp Program.

(2) Migratory Bird Preservation Facilities meeting those standards as defined in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 50, Subpart B and Subpart I.

(3) Aquatic Wildlife. PENALTY: $100*00 to $1,000*00.

19.06 IMPORTATION OF CERVID CARCASSES, PARTS ANDEXCEPTIONS:

PRODUCTS. It is unlawful to import, transport or possess in Arkansas any portion other than boneless meat from a cervid carcass originating from any area, as proclaimed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, that has an increased risk of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) or considered taken from a captive facility or within an enclosure.

(1) Antlers, antlers attached to cleaned skull plates or cleaned skulls (where no meat or tissues are attached to the skull).

(2) Cleaned teeth.

(3) Finished taxidermy and antler products.

(4) Hides and tanned products.

(5) Deer or elk harvested in commercial wildlife hunting resorts in Arkansas providing that a chronic wasting disease sample is collected in compliance with Commission Code 15.32B.

The following U.S. states, portions of states, and Canadian provinces are proclaimed to be CWD positive:

Colorado

West Virginia

Illinois

South Dakota

Kansas

New Mexico

Michigan*

Utah

Nebraska

Wyoming

New York

Alberta

Wisconsin

Saskatchewan

Virginia

Missouri* Minnesota

Maryland

  

* States and provinces where CWD has been found in captive cervids only.

And any other state or province where a positive case of CWD has been detected as confirmed by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) or Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

20.01 KILLING AND CAPTURE DEVICES PROHIBITED IN WMAs.

It is unlawful to hunt, trap, or possess a killing device in any wildlife management area.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) During open seasons for wildlife on said areas.

(2) Ozark National Forest WMA.

(3) Sanctioned Shoot-to-Kill Walking Trials.

(4) For activities permitted by the Commission.

(5) For Commission employees in the performance of their official job duties.

(6) -ee eee e In compliance with Commission Code 01.00-C Concealed Carry Permit Holders/Certified Law Enforcement Officers (full time and/or retired).

PENALTY: $100*O0-to $1,000*00.

20.02 FIREARM RESTRICTIONS ON WMAS. It is unlawful to possess any buckshot, rifled slugs, center fire firearms, or rimfire firearms larger than .22 caliber on any WMA other than during any open modern gun deer, bear or elk seasons and in compliance with Commission Codes 06.02, 16.02 and 17.02. It shall be unlawful to possess muzzleloaders larger than .40 caliber on any WMA other than during any open muzzleloader or modern gun deer, bear or elk seasons and in compliance with Commission Code 07.03.

WMA SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS:

(A) Beaver Lake, Big Lake, Brushy Creek, Dave Donaldson Black River, St. Francis Sunken Lands, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake, Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station, W. E. Brewer Scatter Creek and Wedington WMAs - only shotguns (.410 or larger), with slugs (no buckshot allowed), or muzzleloading rifles (in compliance with Commission Code 07.03) shooting a single projectile only during modern gun season.

(B) Trusten Holder WMA - within the delineated boundaries of the Arkansas Post National Park buffer zone, discharge of any firearm is prohibited and on that part of Trusten Holder, including all Corps lands, lying north and east of the centerline of the Arkansas River which fall within the area that lies east of the Pendleton Bridge to just south of Dam #2 and those lands west of Tichnor Blacktop and Nady Road - no rifles for any season.

(C) Big Lake WMA - it shall be unlawful to transport firearms in that portion of Ditch 28 on the Big Lake WMA without said firearms having been dismantled or encased.

(D) Lafayette County WMA - no buckshot of any size.

(E) Bell Slough WMA - shotguns or rimfire rifles only.

(F) Johnson County WRA on Dardanelle WMA - muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile only or shotguns with slugs.

(G) DeGray Lake WMA - within the delineated boundaries of the Lower DeGray Lake Waterfowl Rest Area, possession of loaded firearms is prohibited.

(H) Greers Ferry WMA - muzzleloaders allowed during the mobility impaired deer permit hunt

(I) Camp Robinson WMA - for the months of January and February during daylight hours bobcat, fox and coyote may be taken with firearms of any caliber.

(J) Except on WMAs where the use of firearms is prohibited or restricted by sections A through I of this code bobcat, fox and coyote may be taken during daylight hours with firearms of any caliber during bobcat, fox and coyote seasons on commission-owned WMAs, all U.S. Forest Service lands, including WMAs lying in the Ouachita National Forest and the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests.

(K) The Farm Units on Bald Knob and Cache River NWRs and Wapanocca NWR-muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile only, shotguns or legal pistol.

(L) On Maumelle River WMA, shotguns using legal, non-toxic ammunition may be used to take squirrel on the portion of the WMA lying west of Arkansas Highway 10 bridge and west of Arkansas Highway 113 as designated on the public use map in compliance with Commission Code 24.04.

(M) On DeQueen Lake WMA, all property lying south of Bellah Mine Road, (excluding property contained within the boundaries of the Dike C Firearms Unit and Jordan Tract Firearm Unit) - firearms are not allowed. All COE Recreational Areas are closed to hunting. Refer to COE/AGFC Public Use Map.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Private landowners within boundaries of WMAs where they maintain a bona fide residence, within their homes or on their own land where normal agricultural activity is conducted.

(2) Law enforcement officers and Game and Fish Commission employees in performance of their official job duties.

(3) Trusten Holder WMA mobility impaired muzzleloader deer hunters may use shotguns with slugs.

(4) DeGray Lake WMA special hunt permit holders may possess loaded firearms within the delineated boundaries of the Lower DeGray Lake Waterfowl Rest Area during the special hunts.

(5) ee-eeeee eee e eeee eeeee e eeee In compliance with Commission Code 01.00-C Concealed Carry Permit Holders/Certified Law Enforcement Officers (full time and/or retired).

PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

20.03 LOADED FIREARMS PROHIBITED IN CAMPING AREAS ON ALL

WMAs, SUAs AND WD As. It is unlawful to possess a loaded firearm in any camping areas or parking lots on any wildlife management area, special use area, wildlife demonstration area or in any fishing or boating access area. (Ref: Section 01.00-C, Loaded Firearms).

(1) -

ee eee ee eeeee eee e In compliance with Commission Code 01.00-C Concealed Carry Permit Holders/Certified Law Enforcement Officers (full time and/or retired).

PENALTY: $100*00 to $1,000*00.

20.06 CUTTING DEVICES PROHIBITED ON COMMISSION OWNED

WMAS, BIG TIMBER, DEGRAY LAKE, POISON SPRINGS AND MAUMELLE RIVER WMAS. It is unlawful to use and/or possess chainsaws, handsaws, hatchets, axes, weed trimmers, string trimmers or other such cutting devices or chemical defoliants on Commission owned WMAs, Big Timber, DeGray Lake, Poison Springs and Maumelle River WMAs.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Common hunting knives, pocketknives and pocket saws.

(2) Timber contractors.

(3) Campers in designated camping areas.

(4) Trappers using hatchets during trapping season.

(5) By written permit issued by the Commission.

(6) For Commission employees in the performance of their official job duties.

PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

20.17 HUNTING RESTRICTED DURING FLOODING WITHIN CERTAIN WMAs. It is nlawful to take or attempt to take deer for each WMA as specified herein:

(A) Big Lake WMA closes when the Seven Mile access gauge exceeds 236 m.s.l.

(B) Benson Creek Natural Area WMA closes when Flood Prone Region D closes.

(C) Brushy Creek WMA closes when Flood Prone Region A closes.

(D) Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area closes when the gauge at Arkansas City on the Mississippi River exceeds 31 feet and will remain closed until the gauge falls to 29 feet or below.

(E) Sheffield Nelson Dagmar WMA closes when Flood Prone Region D closes.

(F) Dave Donaldson Black River WMA, including the mitigation units located north of AR State Hwy 62, closes when the Black River Flood Prone Region closes.

(G) Earl Buss Bayou DeView WMA closes when Flood Prone Region A closes.

(H) Henry Gray Hurricane Lake WMA closes when the White River gauge at Augusta exceeds 26 feet and will remain closed until the gauge falls to 14 feet or below at Georgetown.

(I) Rex Hancock Black Swamp WMA closes when the Cache River gauge at Patterson exceeds 10 feet and will remain closed until Cache River falls below 8.5 feet on said gauge.

(J) St. Francis Sunken Lands WMA closes when the St. Francis Flood Prone Region closes.

(K) Trusten Holder WMA closes when Flood Prone Regions F and H closes. WMA lands lying east of Tichnor Blacktop Road, Nady Road and all WMA land lying east of the Arkansas River below the Nady Road and west of the Medina Road intersection, except the WMA lands lying south of the White River Cut Off, close when Flood Prone Zone F closes. WMA lands lying west of Tichnor Blacktop Road and Nady Road to the Pendleton Bridge and land lying east of the Arkansas River and south of the White River Cut Off close when Flood Prone H closes.

(L) Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA closes when Flood Prone Region D closes.

(M) Whitehall WMA closes when Flood Prone Region A closes. (N) Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA closes when the Shirey Bay Rainey Brake Flood Prone Region closes.

(O) Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms WMA closes when Flood Prone Region B closes.

Flood prone region closures can be obtained by calling AGFC Wildlife Hotline toll free number and by accessing the AGFC website. PENALTY: $100*00 to $1,000*00.

20.28 MOTORIZED VEHICLE RESTRICTIONS ON COMMISSION OWNED, LEASED, LICENSED AND COOPERATIVE WMAs. It isnlawful to operate any motorized vehicle off any open access road and parking area, behind gated, cabled, or earthen barriers, where no road exists, on trails, levees, dams, on any food plot/wildlife opening, firelane, or road which has been disked, seeded, developed for wildlife, or in a direction of travel contrary to posted signs. The use of two-wheeled, three-wheeled or four-wheeled ATV's (all terrain vehicles), dune buggies and amphibious vehicles is prohibited.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) For Commission authorized uses only.

(2) Motorized vehicles or ATVs may be used on Commission owned lands only by persons having a valid Mobility Impaired Access Permit on graveled, all-weather roads; on designated, signed Mobility Impaired Access Trails; and for other expressed access uses of the Commission's Mobility Impaired Access permit program (ref. Code 20.20 Mobility Impaired Access Permit Restrictions on Commission-owned WMAs).

(3) Persons participating in the Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area East Unit Special Mobility Impaired deer permit hunt.

(4) Motorized vehicles, except for ATVs on main access roads, may not be used on Big Timber Upland WDA.

(5) ATV's allowed on open roads and trailways on Gum Flats, Provo, Lake Greeson, Howard County, Lafayette County, Casey Jones and Big Timber WMAs by hunters for the purposes of ingress and egress to hunting locations and/or camping sites during open hunting seasons only.

(6) Motorized vehicles and ATVs allowed on Muddy Creek, Caney Creek and Winona, except on a road, temporary trailway or other areas posted as closed by an earthen mound, gate, sign or other object. Note: Same as U.S. Forest Service forest-wide regulations-Ouachita National Forest.

(7) ATV's allowed on open, maintained roads on Cherokee and Jim Kress WMA's 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.

(8) On Ozark National Forest, White Rock, Piney Creeks, Mt. Magazine, Sylamore and St. Francis National Forest WMAs all vehicles and OHV's are subject to the U.S. Forest Service OHV policy on roads and trails as published in code CFR 36.261.1.3. Refer to annual travel management map for designated uses on roads and trails.

(9) Motorized vehicles and ATVs prohibited on the Hope Upland WMA, except for valid Mobility Impaired Access Permit holders in compliance with Code 20.20 (Mobility Impaired Access Permit Restrictions on Commission-owned WMAs).

(10) Persons participating in approved reserved/permitted organized events on the Camp Robinson Special Use Area and persons training waterfowl retrievers in Public Use Compartment 5 in accordance with posted signs.

(11) Holders of AGFC Mobility Impaired Access (MIA) cards or other state issued Mobility Impaired Access cards may operate ATVs only on designated mobility impaired access areas on Moro Big Pine Natural Area. ATVs must remain on road on the two purple MIA roads. Mobility impaired access card holders using the MIA roads represented in blue on the map may not hunt from the road. ATVs may leave the blue MIA roads no further than 100 feet.

PENALTY: $100*00 to $1,000*00.

21.01 DEER SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAS.

It is unlawful to take, attempt to take or possess deer by any method on WMAs other than as specified herein: BALD KNOB NWR

Archery: Oct 1. 2011-Feb. 29,2012

Muzzleloader (all units): Oct. 22-30, 2011

Modern Gun (special youth hunt) (Farm Unit only): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt) (Farm Unit only): Nov. 12-13, 2011

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during muzzleloader season (all units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Codes 06.11, 20.11, 21.02, 21.03) BAYOU PES ARC WMA

Archery: Oct 1. 2011-Feb. 29, 2012

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11)

BAYOU METO WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader(permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt. (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03)

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) BELL SLOUGH WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle only.

BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. BERYL ANTHONY LOWER OUACHITA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and four does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is five six deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and four does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) BIG CREEK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 11 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) BIG LAKE NWR

Archery: Nov. 1- Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit three deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. (Commission Codes 20.11, 21.03) BIG LAKE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-13, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the modern gun season (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) BIG TIMBER WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and, Dec. 29-31, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: -42 Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and four does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is five six deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and four does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 20.11) BLEVINS WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and four does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is five six deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and four does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. A Blue Mountain WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader and modern gun deer seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe (a WMA doe quota permit is not required. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Codes 06.11, 21.02) BREWER LAKE/CYPRESS CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Modern Gun: Nov. 12-20 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the modern gun season. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader deer season . No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) CACHE RIVER NWR

Archery (all units): Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader (all units): Oct. 22-26, 2011. Muzzleloader (all units): Dec. 29-31, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt) (all units): Nov. 5-6, 2011.

Modern Gun (all units permit hunt): Nov. 12-20, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle (all units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during each muzzleloader season (all units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt (all units). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe (all units). This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 20.11, 21.02, 21.03) CAMP ROBINSON SUA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-14, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt. (Commission Code 21.02) CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Nov. 18-19, 2011. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Oct. 29-30, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 24-25 and Nov. 26-27, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Code 21.02, 21.03) CANEY CREEK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. A Caney Creek WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe (a WMA doe quota permit is not required). These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 21.02) CASEY JONES WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and four does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is five six deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and four does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 20.11) CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. CEDAR CREEK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. CHEROKEE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader season or Nov. 12-13, 2011 and of the modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 20.11) CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle only. COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle only.

CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31, 2011. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and four does may be taken during the muzzleloader season. (Commission Code 20.11)

CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts.

(Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03)

CYPRESS BAYOU WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. (Commission Code 21.02)

DARDANELLE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Johnson County WRA: Oct. 131, 2011 and Feb. 1-29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011.

Special Mobility-impaired Permit Hunt: Johnson County WRA

only: Nov. 5-6, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons (no does allowed). No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two does may be taken during the Johnson County WRA Special Mobility-impaired Permit season. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 21.02, 21.03)

DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Jan. 31, 2012. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2011. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 20.02, 21.02)

DEGRAY LAKE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt): Oct. 24-26, 2011. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and, Dec. 29-31, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: -42 Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken by archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. No more than one two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two one does may be taken during the muzzleloader mobility impaired permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 21.02, 21.03) DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) DEQUEEN LAKE WMA

Archery (all open units): Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (firearms units only) (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken by archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 20.02)

DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) DR. LESTER SITZES III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Red Slough WRA-Oct. 1-Nov. 4, 2011.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and two does may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit seasons. (Commission Code 21.02)

EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Jan. 31, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. ED GORDON POINT REMOVE WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Oct. 29-30, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-13, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck ) and or one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunts. (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03)

ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA Archery/Firearms: Closed

ETHEL WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken by archery tackle only.

FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken by archery tackle only. FELSENTHAL NWR

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Jan. 31, 2012.

Muzzleloader : Oct. 22-30, 2011.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): 4 Nov.

12-15, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). A doe must be harvested and checked before a buck may be harvested during any season. No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe may be taken during muzzleloader permit hunt. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt.

(Commission Codes 20.11, 21.02, 21.03) FORT CHAFFEE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Nov. 26 and Nov. 27, 201 1.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 19 and Nov. 20, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be harvested with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts.

(Commission Code 21.02) FREDDIE BLACK CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA DEER RESEARCH AREA

East Unit

Archery: Oct. 1-Dec. 31, 2011.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-24, 2011.

Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): Oct. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 25-27, 2011.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Dec. 3-5, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. The combined doe bag limit per person for the archery, muzzleloader and modern gun seasons is two. A doe must be harvested and checked before a legal buck may be harvested during any season, except during the modern gun youth permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is four deer. Youths are allowed to harvest a buck without first harvesting and checking a doe and up to two does.

(Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03)

West Unit

Archery: Closed.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 19-20, Nov. 25-27, Dec. 3-4 and Dec. 10-11, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and two does. These deer are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 21.02) FROG BAYOU WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle only. GALLA CREEK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) or and one doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle only.

GENE RUSH WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-20 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader seasons -. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun season (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 21.02) GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt): Nov. 1-3, 2011. Muzzleloader (youth permit hunt): Dec. 27-28, 2011. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader mobility impaired permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) GUM FLATS WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-23, Dec. 3-14 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 20.11) H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle only.

HALL CREEK BARRENS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No

more than two legal bucks or up to six does may be taken with

archery tackle. HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts.

(Commission Code 21.02) HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle only.

HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts.

(Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011.

Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): Oct. 22-23, 2011.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Dec. 3-7, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle.

No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt and the modern gun mobility impaired permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) HOLLA BEND NWR

Archery: Oct. 1-Dec. 6, 2011.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Dec. 10, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 20.11, 21.02, 21.03) HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-24 and Nov. 25-27, 2011. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunts. (Commission Code 21.02) HOPE UPLAND WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is two deer, no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to two does. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-30 and e, Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-20 and Dec. 3-11, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Codes 06.11, 21.03) IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle only.

J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN SUA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Oct. 8-9, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 16-17, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 21.02) JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader season or Nov. 12-13, 2011 and of the modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11). JIM KRESS WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader season or Nov. 12-13, 2011 and of the modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 20.11) JONES POINT WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. KINGSLAND PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to six does may be taken with archery tackle. LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and four does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is five six deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and three four does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 20.11) LAKE GREESON WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-30 and, Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt): Oct. 8-9, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-23 and Dec. 3-14, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader hunt or muzzleloader mobility impaired hunt or the modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) LEE COUNTY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 11 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt. (Commission Codes 21.02, 2103)

LITTLE RIVER WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-20, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) MAUMELLE RIVER WMA

Archery (permit hunts): Oct. 1-31, Nov. 1-30 and Dec. 1-31, 2011. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck and two does may be taken by permit with archery tackle only.

(Commission Code 21.02) MCILROY MADISON COUNTY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): e 2010 Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle.

No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts.

(Commission Code 21.02) MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does can be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) MORO BIG PINE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16 and Nov. 25-29 and Dec. 1014 and Dec. 26-30, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or up to five six does may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. A doe must be harvested and checked before a buck may be harvested during the archery season and the firearms permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader deer season e e e e e-e eeeeseason. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11)

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. A Muddy Creek WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe (a WMA doe quota permit is not required). These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 21.02) NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle only. NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) NORFORK LAKE WMA

Archery (all units): Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units Oct. 22-30, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units: Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012. Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed.

Modern Gun: Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units: Nov. 12-20, 2011. Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) OVERFLOW NWR

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Jan. 31, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). A doe must be harvested and checked before a buck may be harvested during any season. No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe may be taken during muzzleloader hunt; refuge permit required. (Commission Codes 20.11, 21.02, 21.03) OZAN WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks and up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and four does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is five six deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and four does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) OZARK LAKE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11)

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader deer season -. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) PALMETTO FLATS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle.

PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during muzzleloader season -011. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader deer season . No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) POISON SPRINGS WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and four does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is five six deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and four does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) POND CREEK NWR

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Jan. 31, 2012. Muzzleloader: 4010-Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Oct. 15-16, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Dec. 3-4, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). The first deer harvested can be a buck or doe. A doe must be harvested and checked at the refuge check station before a second buck may be harvested with any weapon. No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to two does may be taken during muzzleloader season; refuge permit required. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to two does may be taken during the modern gun youth permit hunt. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to two does may be taken during modern gun permit hunt. Doe tagged with a bonus doe tag, obtained at the refuge headquarters, during any hunt are bonus deer and do not count towards the seasonal statewide bag limit.

(Commission Codes 20.11, 21.02, 21.03) PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. Three deer, no more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 20.11, 21.02) PROVO WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Jan. 31, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-23, Dec. 3-14 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during muzzleloader or modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 20.11) RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. RAINEY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11).

REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader(permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA Archery (permit hunt): Oct. 15-Dec. 4, 2011. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck and two does may be taken by permit with archery tackle only. Doe harvested on this area are bonus deer and do not count against the statewide seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) RING SLOUGH WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken with archery tackle only. RIVER BEND WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Code 06.11) ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Jan. 31, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26 and Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2011. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Jan. 31, 2012. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-13, 2011 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle only.

SCOTT HENDERSON GULF MOUNTAIN WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. (Commission Code 21.02)

SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011 and Dec. 29-31, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and four does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is five six deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and four does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, ) SHEFFIELD NELSON DAGMAR WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): £010 Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03)

SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011 -Jan. 31, 2012. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2011. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 20.02, 21.02)

SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only.

SPRING BANK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 11 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Henry Moore WRA - Oct. 1-

Nov. 4, 2011.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 11 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two does may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle only.

SYLAMORE WMA North Unit

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8,2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-20 and Nov. 25-27, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader seasons. . No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun season (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe . These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 2102) South Unit

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader seasons. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun season (no does allowed).

Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle only. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011.

Special Mobility Impaired Permit Hunt: Merrisach

Park area only. Noon, Nov. 16-Noon, Nov. 18, 2011. This hunt is administered by the Corp of Engineers.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken by archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the mobility impaired muzzleloader permit hunt. Doe taken during the special mobility impaired permit hunt are bonus deer and do not count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Contact Corps of Engineers at 870-548-2291 for specific mobility impaired criteria; application period July 5-Sept. 5). (Commission Codes 21.02, 21.03) TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle only. U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-26, 2011. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-16 and Nov. 25-29, 2011. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does can be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Codes 20.11, 21.02, 21.03) W. E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-13, Nov. 19-20 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) WAPANOCCA NWR

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011- Feb. 29, 2012. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-13, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt.

(Commission Codes 20.11, 21.02, 21.03) WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of five six deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to five six does may be taken with archery tackle only. WEDINGTON WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Dec. 31, 2011. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-13, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck or one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 20.02, 21.02) WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle only. WHITEHALL WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only.

WHITE RIVER NWR

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Jan. 31, 2012(north unit). Oct. 1-Dec. 31, 2011(south unit). Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011(Kansas Lake Area). Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 22-24, 2011 (north and south units).

Muzzleloader: Oct. 25-28, 2011 (north unit).

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 (north and south units).

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 12-14, 2011 (north and south units).

Modern Gun: Nov. 15-16, 2011 (north unit). Closed (Kansas Lake Area).

Cook's Lake Area (youth permit hunt): Dec. 3-4, 2011. Cook's Lake Area (mobility impaired permit hunt): Dec. 9-11, 2011.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to three does can be taken with archery tackle (both units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the Oct. 22-24 muzzleloader permit hunt (both units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) may be taken during the Oct. 25-28 muzzleloader hunt (no does allowed) (north unit only). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the Nov. 12-14 modern gun permit hunt (north and south units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) may be taken during the Nov. 1516 modern gun permit hunt (no does allowed) (north unit only). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the Nov. 5-6 modern gun special youth hunt (north and south units). Cooks Lake Area Dec. 3-4: no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit youth hunt. Cooks Lake Area Dec. 9-11: no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit mobility impaired hunt. Cooks Lake Area: deer harvested during the modern gun youth permit hunt and mobility impaired permit hunt are bonus deer and do not count in the hunter's statewide seasonal bag limit.

(Commission Codes 20.11, 21.02, 21.03) WHITE ROCK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8, 2012

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2011. Seasonal bag limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader deer season -e eeeee. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun seasons (no does allowed). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Code 06.11) WINONA WMA

Archery: Oct 1. 2011-Feb. 29,2012

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30 and Dec. 17-19, 2011

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 and Jan. 7-8,

2012 Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28. 2011. Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader season and or er Nov. 12-13, 2011 of the modern gun season* . Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Commission Codes 06.11, 21.02) WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Oct. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle only. PENALTY: $200 to $1,000

21.02 DEER PERMIT REQUIREMENTS ON CERTAIN WMAS. It is unlawful to take or attempt to take deer during deer permit hunts on certain WMAs without first obtaining the required permit (Commission Codes 20.25, 20.26) as specified herein:

(A) Buck and/or Doe: Bayou Meto (firearms), Bald Knob NWR (modern gun), Maumelle River WMA (archery), Cache River NWR (modern gun), Camp Robinson SUA (modern gun), Camp Robinson WMA (firearms), Cut-Off Creek (firearms), Cypress Bayou (firearms), Dave Donaldson Black River (muzzleloader), Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d'Arc (firearms), Ed Gordon Point Remove (modern gun), Felsenthal NWR (e modern gun), Fort Chaffee (firearms), Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area both units (firearms), Harold E. Alexander Spring River (firearms), Henry Gray Hurricane Lake (firearms), Hobbs SP-CA (firearms), Holla Bend NWR (archery), Holland Bottoms (muzzleloader), Howard County

(firearms), J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA (modern gun), Lake Greeson (firearms), Little Bayou (muzzleloader), Mcllroy Madison County (firearms), Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Overflow NWR (muzzleloader), Pond Creek NWR (modern gun), Rex Hancock Black Swamp (firearms), Rick Evans Grandview Prairie (archery), St. Francis National Forest (firearms), Scott Henderson Gulf Mountain (firearms), Sheffield Nelson Dagmar (firearms),Shirey Bay Rainey Brake (muzzleloader), Trusten Holder (muzzleloader), U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA (firearms), Wapanocca NWR (modern gun), Mike Freeze Wattensaw (firearms), Wedington (firearms) and White River NWR (firearms), WMAs.

(B) Doe: Blue Mountain (firearms), Caney Creek (firearms) and Muddy Creek (firearms), and WMAs.

(C) Mobility Impaired: DeGray Lake (muzzleloader), Johnson County WRA on Dardanelle (modern gun), Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area (modern gun) East Unit (modern gun), Greers Ferry Lake (muzzleloader), Hobbs (modern gun), Lake Greeson (muzzleloader), Merrisach Park on Trusten Holder (muzzleloader or shotguns allowed) and White River NWR (modern gun).

(D) Youth: Camp Robinson WMA (modern gun), Dave Donaldson Black River WMA (modern gun), Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area East and West Units (modern gun), Galla Creek (modern gun), Hobbs SP-CA (modern gun), Hope Upland (modern gun), Holla Bend NWR (modern gun), J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA (modern gun), Pond Creek NWR (modern gun), Prairie Bayou (modern gun), St. Francis National Forest (modern gun), Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA, Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms (modern gun) and White River NWR (modern gun).

EXCEPTION:

(1) Youths during the Special Youth Modern Gun Deer Hunt are exempted from WMA Doe Quota Permit requirements (Commission Code 06.11).

PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

21.03 BUCK DEER RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN WILDLIFE

MANAGEMENT AREAS. It is unlawful to take or attempt to take a deer other than a legal buck three-point rule deer (Commission Code 01.00 C) except as specified herein:

(1) On Lafayette County and St. Francis National Forest WMAs, a buck deer must have both antlers under 2 inches (button buck included) or at least one antler with at least 4 points including the main beam a minimum of 1 inch long.

(2) On Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area East Unit (including youths during the youth permit hunt) and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs a buck must have both antlers under 2

inches (button buck included) or an inside spread of 15 inches or more in width or at least one main beam 18 inches or more in length.

(3) On -, Henry Gray Hurricane Lake, , e e, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Sheffield Nelson Dagmar, ,, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station and Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMAs, a buck must have:

(A) at least one antler with at least 4 points including the main beam a minimum of 1 inch long; or

(B) have 4 total points or less including the main beam (button buck included).

(C) any buck may be harvested during the mobility impaired permit hunt on Cooks Lake Area on White River NWR.

(4) Johnson County WRA on Dardanelle and WMAs, any buck deer may be legally harvested during a firearms permit hunt.

(5) On DeGray Lake and Greers Ferry Lake WMAs any buck deer may be legally harvested during the deer muzzleloader mobility impaired hunt.

(6) On Hobbs SP-CA any buck deer may be legally harvested during the deer modern gun mobility impaired hunt.

(7) On Moro Big Pine Natural Area and Ed Gordon Point Remove WMAs a buck must have both antlers under 2 inches (button buck included) or an inside spread of 12 inches or more in width or at least one main beam 15 inches or more in length.

(8) On Bald Knob, Big Lake, Cache River, Felsenthal, Holla Bend, Overflow, Pond Creek, Wapanocca and White River NWRs any buck deer may be legally harvested during all deer hunts.

(9) On Bayou Meto, Cut-Off Creek and Trusten Holder WMAs any buck having both antlers under two inches (including button buck) or b) a buck having at least one antler with at least four points including the tip of the main beam, each a minimum of one inch long, or c) a buck having at least one main beam 18 inches or more in length.

(10) In compliance with Code 06.11 (Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt Restrictions).

PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

21.05 BEAR SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAS.

It is unlawful to take, attempt to take or possess bear by any method on WMAs other than as specified herein: BALD KNOB NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BAYOU PES ARC WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

BAYOU METO WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BEAVER LAKE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) BELL SLOUGH WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Commission Code 02.14) BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BERYL ANTHONY LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BIG CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BIG LAKE NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BIG LAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BIG TIMBER WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2). Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011 (only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2). Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 (only on that part of the area that lies in bear zone 2). Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2). Statewide bag limit. BLEVINS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. BREWER LAKE CYPRESS CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) CACHE RIVER NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON SUA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Commission Code 02.14) CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Commission Code 02.14) CANEY CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. CASEY JONES WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CEDAR CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CHEROKEE WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2). Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 1). Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16, 2011(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2) and Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CYPRESS BAYOU WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. DARDANELLE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

DEGRAY LAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. DEQUEEN LAKE WMA

Archery (all open units): Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide

bag limit.

Modern Gun (firearms units only) (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (firearms units only): Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) DR. LESTER SITZES III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. ED GORDON POINT REMOVE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun: Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 12-13, 2011 (deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit. ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. ETHEL WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FREDDIE BLACK CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA DEER RESEARCH AREA

Archery/Firearms: Both units closed. FELSENTHAL NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FORT CHAFFEE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FROG BAYOU WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. GALLA CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011 (deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit. GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. GENE RUSH WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-20, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed. GUM FLATS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-26, 2011 (deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-16, 2011 (deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed. HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HOBBS SP-CA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Nov. 12-16, 2011 (deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Dec. 3-7, 2011 (deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) HOLLA BEND NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HOPE UPLAND WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN SUA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7-13, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) JIM KRESS WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) JONES POINT WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed. LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LAKE GREESON WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LEE COUNTY WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LITTLE RIVER WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-20, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) MAUMELLE RIVER WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-31 and Nov. 1-30 and -, 2011(deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed.

MCILROY MADISON COUNTY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader: 4 £010 Oct. 22-26, 2011 (deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: 4 010 Nov. 12-16, 2011 (deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. MORO BIG PINE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. MUDDY CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. NORFORK LAKE WMA

Archery: All Units Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward

Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units Oct. 22-30, 2011.

Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward

Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units Nov. 12-20, 2011.

Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) OVERFLOW NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. OZAN WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. OZARK LAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) PALMETTO FLATS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) POISON SPRINGS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. POND CREEK NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PROVO WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. RAINEY WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. RING SLOUGH WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. RIVER BEND WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SCOTT HENDERSON GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-26, 2011 (deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-16, 2011 (deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SHEFFIELD NELSON DAGMAR WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SPRING BANK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SYLAMORE WMA

North Unit

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit. Modern Gun: Nov. 12-20 and Nov. 25-27, 2011. Statewide bag limit. (Commission Code 02.14)

South Unit

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Archery: Dec. 3-11, 2011 (closed on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service property on Trusten Holder WMA). Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed. TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WAPANOCCA NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WEDINGTON WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WHITEHALL WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WHITE RIVER NWR

Archery/Firearms: All Units closed. WHITE ROCK WMA

Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 7 -30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

(Commission Code 02.14) W.E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WINONA WMA

Archery: Sept. 15-Nov. 30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 22-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 5-6, 2011. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Sept. 15-16 and Nov. 7-30, 2011. Statewide bag limit. WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PENALTY: $200 to $1,000. In addition, a jail sentence not to exceed 10 days may be imposed and hunting privileges may be suspended in compliance with Commission Code 11.05.

21.06 ALLIGATOR SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAS. It is unlawful to take, attempt to take or possess alligator on WMAs other than as specified herein and in compliance with Code 26.02:

(A) Sept. 16-19 and Sept. 23-26, 2011 on Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d'Arc and designated portions of Trusten Holder WMAs. Individual annual limit of one (1) alligator by permit only.

(B) All other WMAs are closed. PENALTY: $200 to $1,000

21.07 ELK SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAS.

It is unlawful to take, attempt to take or possess elk on WMAs other than as specified herein and in compliance with Commission Code Section 17.00:

(A) Sept. 26-30 and Dec. 5-9, 2011 on Buffalo National River and Gene

Rush WMAs. Individual annual limit of one elk by permit only. PENALTY: Not less than $5,000

22.01 DOG RESTRICTIONS ON WMAS. It is unlawful to take, attempt to take, or pursue wildlife by the use of dogs on any WMA. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Permitted AKC, UKC and ACHA field trials when approved by the Commission.

(2) Quail and Rabbit Dog Training: Sept. 1-April 1, except during firearms deer hunts where dogs are not allowed.

(3) Training dogs on Camp Robinson SUA, Wylie Cox SUA and J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA requires a current Arkansas hunting license and Wylie Cox SUA and J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUAs are closed to dog training during organized field trials. On Camp Robinson SUA only reserved/closed compartments are closed to dog training. Camp Robinson SUA is divided into 7 public use compartments and a map depicting these compartments is posted at the Headquarters Information Booth on Clinton Road and is posted at www.agfc.com.

(4) Dogs required to hunt bobcat, opossum, and raccoon at night in compliance with Commission Code 24.07.

(5) J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA is open for training raccoon dogs at night only and rabbit dogs year-round except during field trials. Quail Dog Training from Oct. 1-April 1 except during firearms deer hunts where dogs are not allowed.

(6) Waterfowl retrievers during open migratory bird seasons.

(7) Dogs allowed for squirrel and rabbit hunting where no modern gun or muzzleloader deer season is open or where dogs are allowed for modern gun deer hunting.

(8) Quail and Woodcock hunting with bird dog breeds only, during open season.

(9) Modern gun deer hunting Dec. 3-14, 2011 on Gum Flats, Lake Greeson and Provo WMAs Nov. 24-Dec. 4, 2011 on Mt. Magazine WMAs.

(10) Dogs allowed for coyote, fox and bobcat hunting on Casey Jones WMA during the declared furbearer season when a firearms deer season is closed (Commission Codes 21.01, 24.07).

(11) Dogs allowed for modern gun deer season on Blue Mountain, DeGray Lake, Lloyd Millwood Nimrod, Dardanelle and Ozark Lake WMAs, except no dogs on islands except waterfowl retrievers during waterfowl season and hunting furbearers at night.

(12) Dogs allowed for squirrel hunting on the Casey Jones, Big Timber, DeGray Lake, Ozark National Forest, Piney Creeks and White Rock WMAs.

(13) Dogs allowed for training and/or hunting under the conditions and during the seasons provided by the required annual refuge hunting permit on all NWRs. Field trials prohibited unless authorized by refuge Special Use Permit.

(14) Waterfowl retriever, rabbit dog (beagle) and bird dog training on Camp Robinson SUA from Sept. 15-April 1, except during firearms deer hunts where dogs are not allowed. Bird dog training is also prohibited immediately following dates scheduled for supplemental bird releases on Camp Robinson SUA. Camp Robinson personnel will establish the exact dates of supplemental bird releases after field trial schedules are set in July. Dog trainers will be required to check with area personnel to get the dates of scheduled supplemental releases and additional dog training closure periods. Waterfowl retriever training is open the entire year in compartment 5. Dog training must comply with Commission Code 20.22. The area is divided into seven public use compartments and a map depicting these compartments is posted at the Headquarters Information Booth on Clinton Road and is posed at www.agfc.com.

(15) Employees of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the National Park Service or their designees engaged in official duties.

PENALTY: $10000 to 1,00000.

24.02 QUAIL SEASON RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAS. It is unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess quail on the following WMAs other than as specified herein: All WMAs: Nov 1, 2011-Feb. 5,2012 EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Nov 1, 2011-Feb. 5,2012on Holland Bottoms WMA - (Tuesdays and Saturdays only.

(2) Nov 1, 2011-Feb. 5,2012on Harold E. Alexander Spring River WMA - Quail hunting ends at noon.

(3) Nov 1, 2011-Feb. 5,2012on Norfork Lake WMA (Chapin Point and Indian Head Units) - quail hunting ends at noon.

(4) Nov 1, 2011-Feb. 5, 2012in Compartment A. No permit required. Nov. 30, Dec. 3, 7,10 and 14, 2011in Compartments 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 on Scott Henderson Gulf Mountain Quail Demonstration Area. Permit required. Limit five per person.

(5) Nov 1, 2011-Feb. 5,2012on Hope Upland WMA (Tuesdays only). Limit 4.

(6) Nov 1, 2011-Feb. 5,2012on Ed Gordon Point Remove and Galla Creek WMAs (weekends only). Limit 4.

(7) Nov. 1, 2011-Feb. 5, 2012on Big Timber Upland SUA. Quail permit required, hunters must complete a Hunter Report Form after each hunt.

(8) Dec.1. 2011- Feb. 5, 2012on Fort Chaffee WMA.

(9) Nov. 1, 2011-Jan. 31. 2012on Felsenthal and Overflow NWRs.

(10) Nov. 1, 2011-Feb. 5, 2012on Prairie Bayou. Limit 4.

(11) Closed on Big Lake NWR, Maumelle River WMA, Camp Robinson SUA, Electric Island, Holla Bend NWR, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA, Johnson County WRA, Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRAs within Dardanelle, Pond Creek NWR, Rick Evans Grandview Prairie, Robert L. Hankins Mud Creek, Mike Freeze Wattensaw (closed only on the Quail Habitat Restoration Area), Wapanocca NWR, White River NWR, and Wedington WMA. PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

24.03 RABBIT SEASON RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAS. It is unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess rabbit on the following WMAs other than as specified herein: All WMAs: Sept 1. 2011-Feb. 29, 2012 EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Sept.

1. 2011-Feb. 29, 2012on Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs (Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays only).

(2) Sept. 3, 2011 -Jan 31.2012on Felsenthal, Pond Creek and Overflow NWRs.

(3) Oct 1-Dec. 6,2011on Holla Bend NWR.

(4) Sept. 1-Nov. 30. 2011on White River NWR (South Unit) and Sept. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012 on White River NWR (North Unit).

(5) lv4040 Sept. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012 on Big Lake and Wapanocca NWRs.

(6) Sept. 1. 2011-Feb. 29, 2012on Prairie Bayou. Limit 4.

(7) Closed on Maumelle River WMA Camp Robinson SUA, Electric Island WMA, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA, Wylie Cox SUA on Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA and Johnson County, WRA on Dardanelle WMA.

PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

24.04 SQUIRREL SEASONS RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAS. It is unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess squirrel on the following WMAs other than as specified herein: All WMAs: May 21, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) -MOM Sept. 1, 2011-February 29, 2012 on Big Lake and Wapanocca NWRs.

(2) May21-Sept. 28, 2011 on Camp Robinson SUA.

(3) Sept. 3, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012 on Maumelle River WMA (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only), Camp Robinson WMA, Hope Upland (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only), Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Lafayette County and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only).

(4) Sept. 3, 2011 -Jan. 31. 2012on Felsenthal, Pond Creek and Overflow NWRs.

(5) Oct 1-Dec. 6,2011on Holla Bend NWR.

(6) Sept. 1-Nov. 30. 2011on White River NWR (South Unit) and Sept. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012 on White River NWR (North Unit).

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(8) Sept. 1, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012 on Bald Knob and Cache River NWRs.

(9) Squirrel closed on Electric Island, Johnson County WRA on Dardanelle, Wylie Cox SUA on Ed Gordon Point Remove WMAs.

PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

24.05 DOVE SEASON RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAS. ItsfealLbeis

unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess dove on the following WMAs, other than as specified herein:

(A) Camp Robinson SUA and Wylie Cox SUAs on Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA - first two weeks of statewide season.

(B) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA-Open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays only during statewide dove seasons.

(C) Holland Bottoms WMA - ends at noon each day.

(D) J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA - closed during authorized field trials.

(E) Bald Knob and Cache River NWRs -ends at noon each day.

(F) Maumelle River WMA - closed. PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

24.07 FURBEARER SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS ON WMAS. It is unlawful to take, attempt to take or possess furbearers on any WMA other than as specified herein:

(A) Gray Fox, Mink, Red Fox and Striped Skunk Hunting:

Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2011-Sunset, Feb. 29, 2012. Limit two per day per species.

(B) Opossum Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2011-Sunset Feb. 29, 2012. Day or night hunting. Dogs are required for hunting at night. Limit two per day.

(C) Bobcat Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2011-Sunset Feb. 29, 2012. (Dogs required to hunt bobcat at night.) e and during turkey season (Day hunting only. No dogs allowed.). (Closed on WMAs without Spring Turkey or Squirrel Season.) Limit two bobcats.

(1) During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take bobcat.

(2) Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA: Closed to bobcat hunting unless other hunting seasons are open.

(3) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs: Closed to bobcat hunting except open on Tuesday during daylight hours only.

(D) Coyote Hunting: Sunrise, July 1, 2011-Sunset Feb. 29, 2012(Dogs not allowed to hunt coyote.) and during turkey season (Day hunting only. No dogs allowed). Closed on WMAs without Spring Turkey or Squirrel Season). No limit on coyote.

(1) During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take coyote.

(2) Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA: Closed to coyote hunting unless other hunting seasons are open.

(3) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs: Closed to coyote hunting except open on Tuesday during daylight hours only.

(E) River Otter Hunting: Sunrise, Nov. 12, 2011-Sunset, Feb. 29, 2012. Limit two per day.

(F) Raccoon Hunting: Sunset, July 1-Sunrise, Aug. 31, 2011(night hunting only; dogs are required. Limit four). Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2011-Sunset, Feb. 29, 2012(day or night hunting; dogs are required for hunting at night. Limit four per day). March 1-31, 2012(night hunting only; dogs are required. No limit).

(G) Muskrat, Nutria and Beaver Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2011-Sunset, Feb. 29, 2012. No limit.

(H) Badger, Spotted Skunk (Civet Cat) and Weasel Hunting: Closed.

(I) Furbearer Trapping (Other than Beaver, Coyote, Muskrat and Nutria): Sunrise, Nov. 12, 2011-Sunset, Feb. 29, 2012. No limit.

(J) Beaver, Muskrat and Nutria Trapping: Sunrise, Nov. 12, 2011-Sunset,

March 31, 2012. No limit. (K) Coyote Trapping: Aug. 1, 2011 -March 31, 2012. No limit. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Only enclosed, pull-activated dog-proof traps may be utilized on Camp Robinson SUA.

(2) Maumelle River WMA, Cedar Creek and Electric Island WMAs are closed to all furbearer hunting and trapping.

(3) J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA is closed to all trapping and raccoon hunting. Chase for pleasure or training purposes only is permitted year-round. Closed during field trails.

(4) Furbearer hunting and trapping allowed under the conditions, seasons and bag limits provided by the required annual refuge hunting permit or refuge trapping permit on all NWRs.

(5) Buffalo National River WMA, Camp Robinson WMA, and Ditch 28 on Big Lake WMA are closed to all trapping.

(6) Bobcat, coyote and fox hunting with dogs allowed on Casey Jones WMA in compliance with Commission Code 22.01.

PENALTY: $200 to $1,000

24.09 CROW SEASON ON WMAS. It is unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess crows on the following WMAs other than as specified herein: All WMAs: Sept. 3, 2011 - Feb. 24, 2012 Thursdays-Mondays only. No limit.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) All Maumelle River and Electric Island WMAs and all NWRs: Closed.

(2) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs: Open Thursdays and Saturdays only during the statewide season.

(3) Camp Robinson SUA Sept. 3-28, 2011 PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

25.02 HUNTING OR TRESPASSING PROHIBITED ON CERTAIN WMASAND LAKES. It is unlawful to duck hunt and/or trespass on the following areas and lakes as specified herein:

(1) Bayou Meto - Closed to all trespassing (except in designated campsites, parking areas, and boat launch ramps) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. during duck season.

(2) BIG LAKE - Mallard Lake is closed to hunting. Fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed.

(3) MAUMELLE RIVER - Closed to waterfowl hunting. All boating activities and trespassing is prohibited in the Restricted Area Zone 1 on the east end of Lake Maumelle as marked by buoy lines. No hunting, camping or other trespassing is allowed on any island on Lake Maumelle.

(3) DR. LESTER SITZES III BOIS D' ARC - Boats are not allowed on the Green Tree Waterfowl area 14 days before waterfowl season opens but are allowed during the regular duck season.

(4) BREWER LAKE - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

(5) CAMP ROBINSON SUA - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

(6) CEDAR CREEK - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

(7) CUT-OFF CREEK - Closed to all trespassing (except in designated campsites, parking areas and boat launch ramps) from 2 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. during duck season. Travel by boat is prohibited on Latin

Drain, Firehunt Slough and Third Slough except during high water periods when boating access is possible to the Deep Slough Dam. In this case, boats may be used area-wide, however, boat motors may only be used on Cut-Off Creek and Deep Slough.

(8) DARDANELLE - Waterfowl hunting is not allowed on that part of Big Spadra and Little Spadra Creeks lying north of the Missouri Pacific Railroad, east of Crawford Street, south of I-40, and west of Arkansas Highway103. Dogs, hunting or trapping devices are prohibited on Johnson County WRA.

(9) DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER - Lake Ashbaugh and Hubble Lake are closed to hunting although Hubble Lake is open for early teal season. Fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed.

(10) DEGRAY LAKE - Loaded firearms are prohibited on Lower DeGray Lake Waterfowl Rest Area except by permitted participants of special hunts.

(11) EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW - Lake Hogue is closed to hunting. Fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed.

(12) FROG BAYOU - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated areas until 4 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 1 p.m.

(13) HARRIS BRAKE - Open to waterfowl hunting only Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. All day hunting is allowed the last two days of the last duck season. During duck season, other hunters must abide by same hours and days as duck hunters, except for those trapping and hunting furbearers at night. Only shotguns and archery equipment are allowed for hunting. Harris Brake Lake is open to Canada goose hunting Sept. 1-15, 2011only.

(14) HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated area until 4 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 1 p.m.

(15) LITTLE BAYOU - Closed to all trespassing (except in designated campsites, parking areas and boat launch ramps) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. during duck season.

(16) PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA - Waterfowl impoundments are closed to trespass from one hour after sunset until 4 a.m. during duck season.

(17) REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated area until 4 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 1 p.m.

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

(19) STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated area until 4 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 1 p.m.

(20) ST. FRANCIS FOREST - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(21) ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS - The Snowden Field Waterfowl Rest Area levee is open to foot traffic around the north end of the unit to allow access to public lands.

(22) Shirey Bay Rainey Brake - Closed to all trespassing (except in designated campsites, parking areas, and boat launch ramps) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. during duck season.

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

(24) LAKE OVERCUP - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

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

(26) U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA - North of Highway 306 closed to waterfowl hunting.

(27) TOMMY L. SPROLES LAKE PICKTHORNE - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

(28) COAL PILE LAKE - Closed to hunting. Fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Employees or agents of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission in the performance of their duties. PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

25.03 BOAT AND BOAT MOTOR RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN WMAS. It is unlawful to fail to comply with the following list of boat and boat motor restrictions for certain WMAs.

(1) Boats with motors of more than 25 horsepower and airboats may not be operated on Bayou Meto, Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d'Arc (excluding Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d'Arc Lake), Shirey Bay Rainey Brake and Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms WMAs.

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

(3) No boats allowed on Bell Slough, Camp Robinson, Ed Gordon Point Remove, Harris Brake, Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d'Arc and Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMAs green tree reservoir from 1 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. during duck season (applies to any portion of any opening day of a duck segment), except during the last three days of the last duck season and during the special youth waterfowl hunt when boats may be used from 4 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. daily.

(4) Commission personnel in performance of their duties.

(5) No boat motors allowed on Frog Bayou WMA.

(6) Boat motors over 10 horsepower are prohibited on St. Francis Forest WMA.

(7) No boats allowed on Bayou Meto WMA from 1 p.m. until 4 a.m. during the duck season except as follows:

(1) during the last three days of the last duck season and during the special youth waterfowl hunts when boats may be used from 4 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. daily,

(2) boating access during the duck season only from 1 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the following streams;

(1) Mulberry Access to include all of the Salt Bayou Ditch to the confluence of Little Bayou Meto;

(2) Buckingham Flats Access to include Big Bayou Meto, and Cannon Brake Access to include Little Bayou Meto only on the Cannon Brake Impoundment.

(8) No boats allowed on the Government Cypress Greentree Reservoir on Bayou Meto WMA.

(9) Boats with motors of more than 50 horsepower and airboats may not be operated on waters on Henry Gray Hurricane Lake WMA during duck season (Commission Code 12.15).

(10) Airboats may not be operated on waters on Bell Slough, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita (excluding Ouachita River), Cut-Off Creek, Cypress Bayou, Ed Gordon Point Remove, Earl Buss Bayou DeView, Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA and Deer Research Area (both units, excluding Mississippi River), Galla Creek, Harris Brake (excluding Harris Brake Lake), Holland Bottoms (excluding Tommy L. Sproles Lake Pickthorne), Mike Freeze Wattensaw, Petit Jean River (excluding Petit Jean River and Kingfisher Lake), Seven Devils, Sheffield Nelson Dagmar, Sulphur River (excluding Sulphur River and Mercer Bayou) and Trusten Holder (excluding Arkansas River, Arkansas Post Canal, Merrisach Lake, Moore Bayou and Post Lake) WMAs during duck season (Commission Code 12.15).

(11) On Maumelle River WMA all boating activities and trespassing is prohibited in the Restricted Area Zone 1 on the east end of Lake Maumelle as marked by buoy line. The Unrestricted Area Zone 2 covering the central and western portions of Lake Maumelle is open to boating and fishing during the hours of 4 a.m.-8 p.m., Nov. 1-March 31 and 24 hours a day from April 1-Oct. 31. The use of air boats, aquaplanes, surfboards, motorized surfboards, wind-powered surfboards, personal watercraft, water skis, rafts or other similar devices or vehicles on any part of Lake Maumelle is prohibited. Canoes and kayaks may only be launched from the Sleepy Hollow access area and only operated in that portion of Lake Maumelle west of the Arkansas Highway 10 bridge. Only boats with a 25 horsepower motor or less may launch from the Sleepy Hollow access area. That portion of Lake Maumelle lying east of Arkansas Highway 10 bridge and west of the Restricted Area Zone 1 buoy line is not open to boats less than 14 feet in length.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Boating activities by Lake Wardens, Central Arkansas Water Utility, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, U.S. Geological Survey personnel and any other law enforcement officer engaged in the performance of their duties are allowed in the Restricted Area Zone 1 of Lake Maumelle.

PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

25.04 MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

ON WATERFOWL REST AREAS. All Commission owned or controlled waterfowl rest areas are closed to access from Nov. 1-Feb. 15.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Red Slough WRA on Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d' Arc WMA and Henry Moore WRA on Sulphur River WMA is open to archery deer hunting from Oct. 1-Nov. 5.

(2) Pigeon Creek WRA on Cut-Off Creek WMA and Steve Frick WRA on Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA closes to access the day after the modern gun deer hunt and will reopen to access Feb. 1.

(3) Johnson County WRA on Dardanelle WMA closes to access the day after the modern gun mobility impaired permit hunt and will reopen to access Feb. 1.

(4) Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d' Arc Lake WRA on Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d' Arc WMA is open for fishing and non-hunting access.

(5) Winchester WRA and the Brookings moist-soil units on Dave Donaldson Black River WMA are open to deer muzzleloader and modern gun youth hunt permit holders only.

(6) The WRAs and the moist-soil units on Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA are open to deer muzzleloader permit holders only.

PENALTY: $100 to $1,000

26.02 RESTRICTIONS ON METHODS OF TAKING ALLIGATOR. It shaH

be is unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess an alligator other than during the open alligator season or by any method other than permitted herein:

(A) Alligator must be captured alive and securely restrained using handheld snares or harpoons prior to dispatching. Hand-held snares must be constructed of steel cable with a sliding locking device and harpoon heads must be attached to a steel cable leader.

(B) Firearms may only be used to dispatch a securely restrained alligator. Firearms used for dispatching an alligator are restricted to shotguns or shotgun caliber bangsticks using shot size no larger than #4 common shot.

(C) All shotguns and bangsticks must be cased and unloaded at all times until an alligator has been securely restrained. No other firearms or ammunition may be in possession of the permittee or hunting assistant.

(D) No firearm or bangstick may be discharged within 150 yards of any residence, building, boat ramp or occupied campsite.

(E) All harvested alligator must be validated at a designated check station(s) on the day of harvest. The permittee's Temporary Alligator Possession Tag must be attached to the alligator immediately upon harvest and prior to moving. Upon validation at the check station by a Commission employee, a USFWS CITES tag will be attached to the alligator.

(F) Legal hunting hours during the declared open alligator season will be from one-half hour after sunset until one-half hour before sunrise. The use of artificial lights is permitted during legal hunting hours.

(G) All harvested alligators must be at least four (4) feet in length as measured from the tip of the snout to the end of the tail.

EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) - In compliance with Commission Code 01.00 -C Concealed Carry Permit Holders/Certified Law Enforcement Officers (full time and/or retired).PENALTY:$500 *00 to $1,000*00.

33.01 FIREARMS RESTRICTED ON COMMISSION OWNED LAKES ANDACCESS AREAS. It is unlawful to possess any firearms on lakes owned or controlled by the Commission, or to possess firearms in any fishing or boating access area. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) While legally hunting waterfowl on lakes open to waterfowl hunting.

(2) Firearms unloaded and cased may be transported by boat on Game and Fish lakes and access areas during an open hunting season.

(3) While legally hunting alligators compliant with Commission Code 02.23 (Alligator Hunting Season) and 26.02 (Restrictions on Methods of Taking Alligator).

(4)In compliance with Commission Code 01.00C Concealed Carry Permit Holders/Certified Law Enforcement Officers (full time and/or retired). PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

(4/28/2011)

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