RULE 002.00.15-005 - Resident 65-Plus Annual Fishing, Hunting, and Combination Licenses

RULE 002.00.15-005. Resident 65-Plus Annual Fishing, Hunting, and Combination Licenses

03.02 FISHING LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

It is unlawful to fish in any manner in Arkansas without possessing on the person the appropriate Arkansas fishing license as provided herein:

(A) Arkansas Resident (16 years of age and older) - Resident Fisheries Conservation License; Resident 3-Day Trip Fishing License; Lifetime Resident Hunting and Fishing Sportsman's Permit; Resident 65 Plus Lifetime Fishing License (or Resident 65 Plus Lifetime Combination License); Resident 65 Plus Annual Fishing License (or Resident 65 Plus Annual Combination License); or Disabled Lifetime Fishing License (or Resident Disabled Lifetime Combination License) or Resident Disabled Fishing 3-Year License (or Resident Disabled Combination 3-Year License).

(B) Non-Residents (16 years of age and older) - Non-Resident Annual Fishing License; Non-Resident 3-Day Trip Fishing License or Non-Resident 14-Day Trip Fishing License.

(C) Persons must possess a valid Commercial Fishing Permit and Sportfishing License (CFS) to purchase tags for commercial tackle or to operate commercial tackle. A CFS holder may purchase a Helper Permit, which will allow the permitted helper to operate the CFS holder's tackle. Tackle tags may not be purchased with the Helper Permit. The Helper Permit does not confer sport-fishing rights.

(D) Youths and individuals 65 years of age or older are required to purchase a Junior/Senior Commercial Fishing Permit.

(E) In lieu of an Arkansas nonresident fishing license, Missouri resident fishing license holders, age 16 or older, are required to purchase a White River Border Lakes License (Addendum HI.04). in compliance with the White River Lakes License Agreement.

EXCEPTION:

Persons fishing in put-and-take pay lakes licensed by the Commission.

PENALTY: $50 to $1,000

03.03 RESIDENT HUNTING LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

It is unlawful for a resident to hunt wildlife by any means in Arkansas without possessing on the person the appropriate Arkansas hunting license as provided herein:

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

(B) Arkansas Residents (16 years of age and older) - Small Game: Resident Wildlife Conservation License; Resident Sportsman's License; Big Game: Resident Wildlife Conservation License (permits residents to harvest one legal deer during any deer season); Resident Sportsman's License; Furbearer (Hunting): Any valid hunting license. Furbearer (Trapping): Any valid hunting license and a resident trappers permit. Holders of the following licenses are entitled to hunt all game, except if taking waterfowl, an Arkansas Resident Waterfowl Stamp, Federal Waterfowl Stamp and Harvest Information Program (HIP) are required: Resident Lifetime Hunting and Fishing Sportsman's Permit; Resident 65 Plus Lifetime Sportsman's Hunting License (or 65 Plus Lifetime Combination License); Resident 65 Plus Annual Sportsman's Hunting License (or Resident 65 Plus Annual Combination License); Resident Disabled Lifetime Sportsman's Hunting License (or Resident Disabled Lifetime Combination License) Resident Disabled Hunting 3-Year License (or Resident Disabled Combination 3-Year License).

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Residents hunting on a licensed game bird shooting resort in compliance with regulations (Code 09.06).

(2) In compliance with Code 04.04 and Addendum B 1.14.

PENALTY: Class 1

D1.01 LICENSES, PERMITS, STAMPS, TAGS, COSTS AND EXPIRATION DATES

SPORT FISHING:

CODE

COST

EXP. DATE

Alligator Gar Fishing Permit

AGP

Free

Dec. 31

Resident Fisheries Conservation License

FSH

$10.50

**

Resident 3-Day Trip License

RT3

$6.50

*

Resident Disabled Fishing 3-Yr License

RDF

$10.50

+

Resident Disabled Combination 3-Yr License

RDC

$35.50

+

Non-Resident Annual Fishing License

NRF

$50.00

**

Non-Resident 7-Day Trip Fishing License

NT7

$25.00

*

Non-Resident 3-Day Trip Fishing License

NT3

$16.00

*

Arkansas Trout Permit

TPR

$5.00

**

Non-Resident Trout Permit

TPN

$12.00

**

White River Border Lakes License

WRL

$10.00

**

Resident Guide License/Fishing

GLF

$25.00

**

Non-Resident Guide License/Fishing

GNF

$150.00

**

Resident 65 Plus Annual Fishing License

PAF

$3.50

**

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, throw-lines, 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

Commercial Fisherman's Permit & Sportfishing License

CFS

$25.00

Dec. 31

Commercial Fisherman's Helper Permit

CFH

$25.00

Dec. 31

Junior/Senior Commercial Fishing Permit

JSC

$14.50

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 Farm Health Inspection Permit

VHS

$200.00

+++

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/Irrigation (Single)

BHS

$10.00

Dec. 31

Private Pier/Irrigation

DPS

$10.00

Dec. 31

Irrigation Permit

IP

$10.00

Dec. 31

Put & Take Pay Lake

PLO

$150.00

Dec. 31

HUNTING LICENSE AND PERMITS:

        

Deferred Hunter Education

DHE

Free

*

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

$350.00

June 30

Non-Resident 5-Day All Game License

AG5

$180.00

*

Non-Resident 3-Day All Game License

AG3

$125.00

*

Non-Resident 1-Day All Game License

AG1

$55.00

*

Non-Resident Annual Small Game License

NRH

$110.00

June 30

Non-Resident 5-Day Small Game License

SG5

$70.00

*

Non-Resident Trappers Permit

NFT

$125.00

June 30

Private Lands Elk Permit

PLE

$35.00

****

Arkansas Resident Waterfowl Stamp

DSR

$7.00

June 30

Arkansas Non-Resident Waterfowl Stamp

DSN

$35.00

June 30

Resident 65 Plus Annual Sportsman's Hunting License

PAH

$3.50

June 30

WMA Hunter Use Permit

        

Bayou Meto WMA

UBM

Free

June 30

Dave Donaldson Black River WMA

UDD

Free

June 30

Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois d'Arc WMA

ULS

Free

June 30

Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA UEG

  

Free

June 30

Freddie Black Choctaw Island Deer

        

Research Area WMA

UFB

Free

June 30

Harold E. Alexander Spring River WMA

UHA

Free

June 30

Henry Gray Hurricane Lake WMA

UHG

Free

June 30

Hope Upland WMA

UHU

Free

June 30

Mcllroy Madison County WMA

UMM

Free

June 30

Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA

UMF

Free

June 30

Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA

UMB

Free

June 30

Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA

URE

Free

June 30

Scott Henderson Gulf Mountain WMA

USH

Free

June 30

Sheffield Nelson Dagmar WMA

USN

Free

June 30

Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA

USB

Free

June 30

Trusten Holder WMA

UTH

Free

June 30

AGFC Leased Lands Permit (Hunting, Trapping and Camping)

     

Casey Jones WMA

LCJ

$40.00

**

Big Timber WMA

LBT

$40.00

**

Cherokee WMA

LCH

$40.00

**

Gum Flats WMA

LGF

$40.00

**

Howard County WMA

LHC

$40.00

**

Provo WMA

LPR

$40.00

**

Lafayette County WMA

LLC

$40.00

**

Lake Greeson WMA

LLG

$40.00

**

Jim Kress WMA

LJK

$40.00

**

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

$25.00

*

Non-Resident WMA Seasonal Waterfowl

        

Hunting Permit

NWP

$100.00

June 30

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 Military Retiree Lifetime

        

Fishing License

MRF

$10.50

Non-Expiring

Resident Military Retiree Lifetime

        

Hunting License

MRH

$25.00

Non-Expiring

Resident Military Retiree Lifetime

        

Combination License

MRC

$35.50

Non-Expiring

Resident Military Retiree Lifetime

        

Waterfowl Permit

MRD

$ 7.00

Non-Expiring

Resident Military retiree Lifetime

        

Trout Permit

MRT

$ 5.00

Non-Expiring

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

Resident 65 Plus Lifetime

        

Waterfowl Permit

PLD

$7.00

Non-Expiring

Resident 65 Plus Lifetime

        

Trout Permit

PLT

$5.00

Non-Expiring

Non-Expiring Lifetime Resident Hunting

        

& Fishing Sportsman's Permit

LSP

$1,000.00

Non-Expiring

Fishing License

VLF

$1.50

Non-Expiring

Resident Disabled Military Veteran Lifetime

        

Hunting License

VLH

$1.50

Non-Expiring

Resident Disabled Military Veteran Lifetime

        

Combination License

VLC

$3.00

Non-Expiring

Resident Disabled Military Veteran Lifetime

        

Waterfowl Permit

VLD

$ 7.00

Non-Expiring

Resident Disabled Military Veteran Lifetime

        

Trout Permit

VLT

$ 5.00

Non-Expiring

COMBINATION LICENSE:

        

Resident 65 Plus Annual Combination License

PAC

$4.50

June 30

*Good from requested day of issue for period of license. **Good for 1 year from date of purchase. ****Expires when the zone quota has been reached (Addendum A1.09). *****Good for that season only. + Good for 3 years from date of purchase. ++Fee applies to initial purchase. No fee for annual renewal. +++Permit is annual permit issued in two (2) six month intervals.

(5/29/2015)

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