RULE 002.00.15-009 - 2015-2016 Late Migratory Bird Regulations

RULE 002.00.15-009. 2015-2016 Late Migratory Bird Regulations

B1.08 DUCK, COOT AND MERGANSER SEASON AND LIMITS

Nov. 21-Nov. 29, Dec. 10-23 and Dec. 26, 2015-Jan. 31, 2016.

EXCEPTION:

Ducks, coots and mergansers may be taken during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt

(Code 11.04).

LIMIT

COOT: Daily limit 15, possession limit 45.

DUCKS: Daily limit six. No more than four mallards (no more than two of which may be females), two pintails, one mottled duck, three scaup,

three wood ducks, two redheads, one black duck and two canvasback.

Possession limit no more than three daily limits.

MERGANSERS: Daily limit of five (no more than two of which may be hooded mergansers).

Possession limit no more than three daily limits.

EXCEPTION:

Bayou Meto WMA daily duck limit: Daily limit of four ducks which may include no more than three mallards (no more than two of which may be females), two pintails, one mottled duck, three scaup, three wood ducks,

two redheads, one black duck and two canvasback.

Bayou Meto WMA Mergansers limits: Daily limit of four (no more than two of which may be hooded mergansers).

B1.09 WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE SEASON AND LIMITS

Nov. 18, 2015-Dec. 4, 2015 and Dec. 6, 2015-Jan. 31, 2016statewide.

LIMIT: Daily limit three, possession limit nine.

B1.10 SNOW, BLUE AND ROSS'S GOOSE SEASON AND LIMITS

Nov. 18, 2015-Dec. 4, 2015 and Dec. 6, 2015-Jan. 31, 2016statewide.

EXCEPTION:

In compliance with the Addendum B 1.14. LIMIT: Daily limit 20, no possession limit.

B1.11 CANADA GOOSE SEASON AND LIMITS

Early Canada Goose Statewide Season: Sept.1-15. 2015.

Northwest Canada Goose Zone Season: Sept. 19-28. 2015.

Late Canada Goose Statewide Season: Nov. 18, 2015- Dec. 4, 2015 and Dec. 6, 2015-Jan. 31, 2016.

Shooting hours are from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset statewide. EXCEPTION: Holla Bend NWR is closed. LIMIT: Daily limit two. Possession limit six. EXCEPTION:

The daily limit is five Canada geese from Sept. 1-15, 2015, possession limit 15.

B1.12 FALCONRY SEASON AND LIMITS

Feb. 1-15. 2016statewide.

LIMIT: No more than three migratory birds in any one day, possession limit six.

B1.13 SPECIAL YOUTH WATERFOWL HUNTING SEASON AND LIMITS

Dec. 5, 2015 and Feb. 6, 2016statewide.

LIMIT: Same as statewide.

B1.14 SNOW, BLUE AND ROSS'S GOOSE CONSERVATION ORDER SEASON AND LIMITS

Oct. 10-Nov. 17, 2015, Feb. 1-5 and Feb. 7-April 25, 2016statewide.

LIMIT: No limit.

03.05 STATE MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING STAMP REQUIREMENTS

It is unlawful to hunt migratory waterfowl without purchasing the appropriate Arkansas Resident or Non-Resident Migratory Waterfowl Hunting Stamp, as indicated by holding a valid universal license form issued by the Commission or its representative, coded DSR or DSN (Addendum D1.01).

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Youths.

(2) Persons possessing a valid Lifetime Hunting and Fishing Sportsman's License.

(3) Persons possessing a valid Resident 65 Plus Lifetime Waterfowl Permit.

(4) In compliance with Code 04.04, Addendum B1.14 and HI .03.

(8/27/2015)

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