RULE 002.00.83-006 - Code Book Regulations: 002.00.83-006

RULE 002.00.83-006. Code Book Regulations: 002.00.83-006

Section 22.00 Dog Regulations on Wildlife Management Areas

22.01 DOG RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs. It shall be

unlawful to allow dogs on any wildlife manage-

ment area during the period of March 1 -August 31.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Permitted AKC. UKC and ACHA field trials when approved by the Commission.

(2) August - February training period for raccoon dogs on Bayou DeView, Big Lake, Dave Donaldson I Black River, Shirey Bay -Rainey Brake and St. Francis Sunken Lands WMAs.)

(3) Bird dog training through April 15 on Camp Robinson Wildlife Demonstration Area.

PENALTY: $25.00 to S250.00.

21.05 ARCHERY/CROSSBOW SEASON RESTRICT-ED ON CERTAIN WMAs. It shall be unlawful to

take or attempt to takedeer with archery I cross-how tackle other than as specified herein:

(A) October 1 - November 30, 1983 only on Bayou DeView, Big Lake, Dave Donaldson/ Black River, St. Francis Sunken Lands WMAs and that part of Shirey Bay-Rainey Brake in zone 4.

(B) October 1, 1983 - February 29, 1984 only in that part of the Buffalo River WMA north of Cave Creek and Buffalo River, south of Buffalo River, and east of Highway 123.

(C) Archery I Crossbow season closed on Harris Brake WMA, Johnson County Waterfowl Rest Area, and on the Norman Point (Nim-rod) Goose Area.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $300.00.

21.06 PERMIT REQUIREMENTS ON CERTAIN

WMAs. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to

takedeer during regular gun and muzzle-loading seasons without first obtaining required permit or to fail to check in and out of WMAs as specified herein:

(A) Ft. Chaffee, Gulf Mountain, Harold E. Alexander, Hurricane Lake, Lafayette County and St. Francis Forest WMAs. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Hurricane Lake WMA - Permit not required

during muzzle-loading season.

(2) Gulf Mountain WMA - Permit not required

on Arkansas Kraft Corporation lands PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

19.02 REQUIREMENTS TO POSSESS ANOTHER'S WILDLIFE. It shall be unlawful to possess wildlife or portions thereof, taken by another person unless such wildhfe is accompanied by written and signed information stating the name, address, number, species, date taken, and Ucense number of person from whom received. PENALTY: S50.00 to $250.00.

19.03 SHIPPING WILDLIFE REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful to ship or mail any wildlife from Arkansas without displaying on the package or container the name and address of shipper, and the number of each species contained therein. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

19.04 REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMERCIAL STOR- AGE OF WILDLIFE. It shall be unlawful for any commercial storage facility to receive or store any wildlife without keeping proper records indicating the number, species, and the name and address of person from whom such wildlife was received. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00

19.05 LITTERING OF CAMPING AREAS PROHIBI-TED. It shall be unlawful to Utter by depositing any paper, can, bottle, cup, or refuse on lands owned or controlled by the Commission or fail to extinguish fires before leaving said camping areas.

PENALTY: $25.00 to $100.00.

Section 19.00 General Hunting & Fishing Regulations

19.01 WASTING EDIBLE PORTION OF WILDLIFE PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to allow the edible portion of any game, fish, bird, or frog normally consumed as food to go to waste. PENALTY: S25.00 to $250.00.

18.20 HUNTING RESTRICTED ON WATERFOWL REFUGE. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt

to take anymigratory birds or waterfowl during declared open seasons for migratory birds or waterfowl, other than from one-half (Vz) hour before sunrise to 12:00 o'clock noon on the DeGray Lake Re-regulating pool in Clark County. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

18.21 WEAPON RESTRICTIONS ON BEAVER RE- SERVOIR ISLANDS. It shall be unlawful to possess or use any killing device other than shotguns and archery tackle while hunting any type of wildlife on all islands in Beaver Reservoir in Benton, CarroU and Washington Counties. PENALTY: $100.00 to $500.00.

18.22 HUNTING FROM CEMETERIES. It shall be un-lawful to hunt, take or attempt to take, any wildlife within any cemetery.

PENALTY: $25,00 to $100.00.

18.23 HUNTING PROHIBITED ON CERTAIN RAIL-ROADS. It shall be unlawful to hunt from the

Missouri Pacific Railroad or Right-of-Way beginning at the intersection of the Missouri Pacific Railroad and the Arkansas Mississippi River Levee at Yancopin, northeast to the Benzal Bridge on the White River at the Arkansas-Desha County Line. PENALTY: $25.00 to $300.00.

18.17 WILDLIFE PET RESTRICTIONS. It shaU be un- lawful to take or capture by any method other than by hands and retain in captivity any protected w0dlife other than two (2) each of the species speci^ed herein, and the sale, barter or transporting from the state of any live, protected game animal taken from the wild within the state or the progeny thereof is prohibited.

(A) Bobcat, coyote, deer, opossum, quail, rabbit, raccoon, squirrel and gray fox. EXCEPTION:

(1) Wildlife exchanged with other stateis by the

Commission. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

18.18 FIREARMS PROHIBITED ON STATE-OWNED LAKES. It shall be unlawful to possess any firearms on lakes owned or controlled by the Commission.

EXCEPTION:

(1) While legally hunting waterfowl when said lakes are open to waterfowl hunting. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

18.19 WATERFOWL HUNTING RESTRICTIONS ON LAKES HARRIS BRAKE, HAMILTON. It shaU

be unlawful to take or attempt to take any migratory waterfowl from any watercraft, or other floating device on Lake Hamilton m Garland County and Harris Brake Lake in Perry County. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

Section 14.00 Birds

14.01 TAKING OF BIRDS & EGGS PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take wild birds or bird eggs.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Migratory or resident game birds during seasons declared open by the Commission.

(2) English sparrows.

(3) Black birds, starlings, and crows committing damage to agricultural crops or personal property.

(4) Crows as permitted under Commission Code 02.10 (Crow Hunting).

(5) In compliance with Commission Code 14.03 Falconry)

(6) In compliance with Commission Code 18.17 (Pets).

PENALTY: $100.00 to $500.00.

requiring plugs must be plugged with a one piece filler which will require disassembly of gun for removal.

PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

13.06 MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS SHOOTING HOUR RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to

take or attempt to take any migratory game bird, including migratory waterfowl, prior to 30

minutes before sunrise (local time) or later than sunset (local time).

EXCEPTION:

(1) Teal taken from sunrise to sunset (local time) during special teal season. '

PENALTY: S25.00 to S250.00.

13.02 FEDERAL PERMIT REQUIREMENTS. It shaU be unlawful to take or attempt to take wildlife on federal hatcheries or national wildhfe refuges where federal permits are required without first obtaining said permits. PENALTY: $25.00 to $300.00.

13.03 MIGRATORY GAME BIRD BAITING PRO- HIBITED. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take migratory game birds by the aid of baiting. (Ref. Ol.OOC, Baiting Defined). PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

13.04 FEDERAL MIGRATORY BIRD (DUCK) HUNT- ING STAMP REQUIREMENTS. It shaU be unlawful to take or attempt to take migratory waterfowl without first obtaining a current Federal Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp, commonly referred to as a 'duck stamp', and to fail to validate said stamp by signing in ink across the face thereof. EXCEPTION:

(1) Persons under 16 years of age. PENALTY: $50.00 to $300.00,

13.05 GUN PLUG REQUIREMENTS. It shall be un- lawful to take or attempt to take any migratory game bird with any firearm other than shotguns incapable of holding more than three shells in the magazine and chamber combined. Shotguns

Section 13.00 Federal Regulations

13.01 FEDERAL REGULATIONS COMPLIANCE RE-QUIREMENTS. It shaU be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess migratory game birds within the boundaries of Arkansas without complying with all federal regulations governing such taking or possessing (including but not limited to the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 50, Subparts B, Definitions: C, Taking, and D, Possession), or to fail to comply with any federal regulation governing the taking of wildlife on federal refuges or sanctuaries. EXCEPTION:

(1) Non-Toxic (Steel Shot) Regulation. PENALTY: $50.00 to $500.00.

Point values for ducks will be;

Canvasback d Black Duck - 100. Female mallard, redhead, wood duck, and hooded mei^anser - 70. Widgeon, pintail, blue-winged teal, cinnamon teal, gadwall, shoveler, scaup, green-winged teal, and mergansers (except hooded mergansers) - 10.

Mallard drake and all other species of ducks -25.

PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

12.16 BLUE, SNOW AND WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE SEASON RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take blue, snow, or white-fronted geese other than from November 12, 1983 through January 20, 1984. PENALTY: $200.00 to $500.00.

12.17 BLUE, SNOW AND WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take more than five (5) blue, snow or white-fronted geese (in any combination) in any one day or to possess more geese than twice the daily bag Umit. No more than two (2) white-fronted geese may be taken daily. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

12.13 DUCK AND COOT SEASON RESTRICTIONS.

It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take ducks or coots other than from November 19, 1983 through December 11, 1983 and December 22, 1983 through January 17, 1984. PENALTY: $200.00 to $500.00.

12.14 COOT DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION RE- STRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take more than fifteen (15) coot in any one day or to possess more than two (2) daily bag lunits. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

12.15 DUCK DAILY BAG AND POSSESSION RE- STRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take more duck in any one day than as specified under the point system or to possess more than two (2) daily bag limits: Daily bag limit is reached when the point value of the last duck taken, added to the sum of the point values of ducks already taken during that day, reaches or exceeds 100 points.

10.03 NUISANCE FUR-BEARING ANIMAL TRAP-

PING RESTRICTIONS. (Beaver, muskrat, nutria).

It shall be unlawful to trap nuisance furbearing animals outside the declared furbearing animal trapping season other than as specified herein:

(A) Beaver trapping the entire year in water sets and only in compliance with Commission Code 10.02(B).

(B) Muskrat and nutria trapping in water sets and in comphance with Commission Code 10.02 (B) by landowners, controllers or their designees only on their property where damage is being committed by said animals.

PENALTY: $50.00 to $300.00.

thereof without first obtaining a Non-Resident

Fur-Taker's Permit in addition to a Non-Resident

Hunting License.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Persons obtaining carcasses of legally taken furbearers. PENALTY: $100.00 to $300.00.

10.02 REGULAR FORBEARING SEASON TRAP RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to possess, in fields or woods, or to use any snare or steel trap other than smooth-jawed traps during declared open furbearing animal seasons as provided herein. Trapping in any path, trail, or runway created and commonly used by persons, dogs, or other domestic animals prohibited.

(A) Land-Set Trap Restrictions. Smooth-jawed traps with a jaw spread not in excess of 5-5/8 inches (those in excess of 5 inches must have offset jaws), Size 110 and 120 Conibear, or comparable traps, with a jaw spread not to exceed 4Vz inches.

(B) Water-Set Trap Requirements.

(1) Smooth-jawed traps with a i jaw spread not in excess of VA inches, Conibear or comparable type traps with a jaw spread not in excess of 10 inches.

(2) Use of Snares (Water sets only).

(3) Use of any form of sight bait or bait consisting of or including any animal substance, only when such bait is not visible from above.

PENALTY: $50.00 to $300.00.

Section 10.00 Furbearing Animals

10.01 NON-RESIDENT FUR-TAKER^S PERMIT RE- QUIREMENT. It shall be unlawful for non-resident persons of any age to take, attempt to take, or possess any furbearing animals or any parts

09.08 BIRD DOG TRAINING RESTRICTIONS. It shaU be unlawful to train bird dogs prior to 75 days before the opening of the quail season or later than 45 days following the close of the quail season, and in the training of bird dogs to use firearms other than pistols with solid ball or blank ammunition. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

09.09 DOGS PROHIBITED DURING SPRING SQUIR- REL & TURKEY SEASONS. It shaU be unlawful to use dogs for the purpose of hunting coyote, squirrels or turkey during the spring squirrel and turkey seasons. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

09.04 DOGS PROHIBITED ON BEAVER LAKE

ISLANDS. It shall be unlawful to use dogs while

hunting wildlife on islands in Beaver Lake during open deer seasons. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

09.05 DEER DOG RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawfulto allow dogs to chase deer.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In comphance with Commission Code 09.07.

(2) In zones or areas declared open by the Commission to the use of dogs for deer hunting.

PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

09.06 CHASING FOR PLEASURE RESTRICTIONS. It

shall be unlawful to possess any killing device when

using dogs to chase fox, rabbit, raccoon, bobcat or coyote for pleasure during closed seasons on species being pursued. PENALTY: $100.00 to $500.00.

09.07 DEER DOG TRAINING RESTRICTIONS. It shallbe unlawful to allow dogs to chase deer for training

purposes other than from October 1 through December 31 of each year, and to possess a killing device while engaged in training of deer dogs. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Legal weapons for deer hunting permitted during a declared open gun deer season when and where dogs are permitted.

(2) Deer dog training prohibited during a declared gun or muzzle-loading season when and where the use of dogs for deer hunting is not permitted.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $300.00.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Collars not required to be worn by waterfowl retrievers while in the act of retrieving waterfowl if the owner or person in charge of said retriever has on his person the collar bearing the required plate and tag.

(2) Owner's name and address tattoed in hunting dog's ear may be substituted for plate bearing owner's name and address.

(3) Non-resident's dogs during permitted AKC, UKC, ACHA hunts and field trials.

PENALTY: $10.00 to $100.00.

09.02 HUNTING DEER WITH DOG RESTRICTIONS.

It shall be unlawful to use dogs to hunt deer dur-

ing open gun deer season in zones or areas closed by the Commission to the use of dogs. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

09.03 RESTRICTED USE OF DOGS DURING DEER SEASON. It shall be unlawful to use dogs for hunting deer during the declared open gun deer seasons other than as specified herein.

A. November 12-20, 1983. Dogs of any breed

may be used in Zones 5,6,7,8,11,12.13, 14,15.16,17,19 & 20. No dogs in zone 2. Dogs with shoulder height no more than 15 inches may be used in zones 1,3,9 & 10.

B. November 25-26, 1983. Dogs Prohibited.

C. December 12-17, 1983. Dogs of any breed

may be used in zones 5,6,7,8,11,12,13, 14,15,16,17,19 & 20. Dogs with shoulder height no more than 15 inches may be used in zones 1.3,9 & 10.

D. Dogs prohibited in Zones 4 and 23. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

Issued by the Commission to any other person. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

03.07 COUNTERFEITING LICENSE PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to counterfeit any license,

permit, tag or stamp issued by the Commission;

or to collect funds for any license, permit, tag or stamp by an authorized person.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $500.00, and a jail sentence for a period of up to 90 days may be imposed.

03.08 BACKDATING OR ALTERING LICENSE PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful for any person (including License Dealers) to backdate or alter any Hcense, permit or tag issued by the Commission or to possess any hcense, permit, tag or stamp issued by the Commission that has been altered.

PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

03.09 GUIDE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS. It shaU be unlawful to guide, aid, or assist another person,

for pay or other consideration, in the taking of any species of wildlife or fish without obtaining a Commercial Guide License. PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

(D) Non-residents hunting bear.

Requirements: Annual Non-Resident Big Game Hunting License and Bear Permit.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Non-residents under 16 years of age prior to killing a deer, turkey or bear with firearms providing said non-resident under 16 years of age obtains a Non-Resident Big Game Hunting License and a Bear Permit if applicable.

PENALTY: Residents - $50.00 to S300.00. Non-Residents - SI50.00 to $300.00.

03.03-A STATE MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING STAMP REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take migratory waterfowl without first obtaining and having on the person an Arkansas Migratory Waterfowl Huntmg Stamp (Duck Stamp) and to fail to vaUdate said stamp by signing {signature) in ink across the face thereof: EXCEPTION:

(1) Persons under sixteen (16) years of age. PENALTY: $50.00 to $300.00.

03.04 NON-RESIDENT ILLEGALLY POSSESSING RE- SIDENT LICENSE. It shaU be unlawful for any non-resident to possess any resident license, permit, or tag issued by the Commission. PENALTY: $150.00 to $300.00, and suspension of hunting privileges in Arkansas for a period of up to 24 months may be imposed.

03.05 POSSESSION OF IMPROPER LICENSE. It shaU be unlawful to possess any license, permit, tag or stamp issued by the Commission to any other person.

PENALTY: $25.00 to $250.00.

03.06 LENDING LICENSE PROHIBITED. It shaU be unlawful to lend any license, permit, tag or stamp

02.04 WILD TURKEY SEASONS {1983-84). It shall beunlawful to take wild turkey other than during

the declared open seasons as specified herein:

1983-84 Fall Wild Turkey Archery and Crossbow

Season:

October 1, 1983 through February 29,1984, only in zones 1,5,8,9,10,11 and 20. Closed in the following counties or parts of counties within said zones:

Faulkner County, Lonoke County, Monroe County north of U.S. Highway 79, Washington County, the Weddington unit of the Ozark National Forest and certain Wildlife Management Areas (Ref: 23.00 Wild Turkey Regulations on Certain WMA 's)

1983 Fall Wild Turkey Gun Season:

, October 1-31, 1983, only in zones 1,5,8,9. 10,11 and 20. Closed in the following counties or parts of counties within said zones: Faulkner County, Lonoke County, Monroe County north of U.S. Highway 79, Washington County, White County, the Wed-ington unit of the Ozark National Forest and certain Wildlife Management Areas (Ref: 23.00 Wild Turkey Regulations on Certain WMA's)

PENALTY: $200.00 to $500.00.

02.05 QUAIL SEASON (1983-84). It shaU be unlawfulto take or attempt to take quail other than during

the declared open season as specified herein: 1983-84 Quail Season: November 19, 1983 -February 29, 1984. PENALTY: $200.00 to $500.00.

(3) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations. PENALTY: $200.00 to $500.00.

02.02 GUN DEER SEASONS (1983). It shaU be unlaw- ful to take or attempt to take deer with modern firearms other than during the declared open seasons as specified herein:

November 12-20, 1983. Zone 4 Closed. November 25 & 26, J 983. Zone 4 Closed. December 12 - 17, 1983. Zones 2 and 4 Closed. (Ref: 02.03 Muzzle-Loading Deer Season). PENALTY: $200.00 to $500.00.

02.03 1983-84 MUZZLE-LOADING DEER SEASONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take deer with muzzle-loading firearms other than during the declared open muzzle-loading deer seasons as specified herein: 1983-84 Muzzle-Loading Deer Seasons:

October 22-30, 1983 and December 19, 1983 - January 2, 1984 open to either-sex in zones 1,3,5,9,11,13 and 20; bucks only in zones 2,6,7,8 and 10. November 21, 1983 - January 2, 1984 in zones 12,14,15,16,17 and 19. Either-sex except bucks only during the regular gun hunts. Zone 4 and certain WMA's closed. Ref;21.04, 21.04-A and02.14-A. EXCEPTION:

(1) In areas open during regular gun deer seasons. PENALTY: $200.00 to $500.00.

(10/12/1983)

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