RULE 002.00.12-009 - 2012-2013 Early Migratory Approval

RULE 002.00.12-009. 2012-2013 Early Migratory Approval

Proposed 2012-2013 Early Migratory Bird Regulations Approval

B1.01 MOURNING AND EURASIAN COLLARED DOVE SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept 1-Oct. 25 and Dec. 26, 2012- Jan. 9, 2013.

EXCEPTION:

In compliance with WMA regulations.

LIMIT: Mourning dove: Daily limit 15, possession limit 30.

Eurasian collared-doves: No daily or possession limit. Eurasian collared-doves must remain fully feathered in the field and while being transported from the field.

B1.02 TEAL SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept. 8-23, 2012.

EXCEPTION:

Teal may be taken in compliance with Code 04.02 and Addendum B1.08. LIMIT: Daily limit four, possession limit eight.

B1.03 RAIL (VIRGINIA AND SORA) SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept. 8-Nov. 16, 2012.

LIMIT: Daily limit 25, possession limit 25.

B1.04 WOODCOCK SEASON AND LIMITS

Nov. 3-Dec. 17, 2012.

LIMIT: Daily limit three, possession limit six.

B1.05 COMMON SNIPE SEASON AND LIMITS

Nov. 1, 2012-Feb. 15, 2013.

LIMIT: Daily limit eight, possession limit 16.

B1.06 PURPLE GALLINULE SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept. 1-Nov. 9, 2012.

LIMIT: Daily limit 15, possession limit 30.

B1.07 COMMON MOORHEN SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept. 1-Nov. 9, 2012.

LIMIT: Daily limit 15, possession limit 30.

B1.11 CANADA GOOSE SEASON AND LIMITS

Early Canada Goose Statewide Season: Sept.1-15, 2012.

Northwest Canada Goose Zone Season: Sept. 22-Oct. 1, 2012.

Late Canada Goose Statewide Season: Nov. 19, 2011-Jan. 29, 2012.

Shooting hours are from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset statewide.

EXCEPTION:

Holla Bend NWR is closed.

LIMIT: Daily limit two. Possession limit four. EXCEPTION:

The daily limit is five Canada geese from Sept. 1-15, 2012, possession limit 10.

C1.08 MOURNING AND EURASIAN COLLARED DOVE SEASON AND LIMITS

ON WMAs Sept 1-Oct. 25 and Dec. 26, 2012- Jan. 9, 2013.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Camp Robinson SUA and Wylie Cox SUA on Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA -first two weeks of statewide season.

(2) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA - open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays only during statewide dove seasons.

(3) Holland Bottoms WMA - ends at noon each day.

(4) J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WDA - closed during authorized field trials.

(5) Bald Knob and Cache River NWRs - ends at noon each day.

(6) Maumelle River WMA - closed.

LIMIT: Mourning Doves: Daily limit 15, possession 30.

Eurasian Collared Doves: Daily limit is unlimited, possession unlimited.

(7/26/2012)

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