RULE 002.00.06-002 - 2006 - 2007 General Hunting Regulations and Seasons

RULE 002.00.06-002. 2006 - 2007 General Hunting Regulations and Seasons

01.00-C DEFINITION OF TERMS. For the purposes of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Code of Regulations, the following terms shall be construed, respectively, to mean and include: respectively, to mean and include:

AQUACULTURE SPECIES - Any species listed on the Approved Aquaculture Species List (available from the Fisheries Division) and species not listed but allowed under Unlisted or Restricted Species Possession Permits.

ADULT GOBBLER - Male turkeys having at least one of the following characteristics:

a) tail feathers which are the same length,

b) wing feathers that have white barring all the way to the tip or

c) a beard more than six (6) inches in length.

ALLIGATOR DEALER - Any person, firm or corporation engaging in the sale, purchase, barter, or exchange of an American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) or other crocodilian species, or any part, nest or eggs thereof in the State of Arkansas.

ALLIGATOR FARMER - Any person, firm or corporation possessing an American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) or other crocodilian species, or any part, nest or eggs thereof in the State of Arkansas for the purpose of propagation production or rearing.

ALLIGATOR SNAPPING TURTLE DEALER - Any person, firm or corporation engaged in the sale or purchase of alligator snapping turtles. ALLIGATOR SNAPPING TURTLE BREEDER - Any person, firm or corporation possessing alligator snapping turtles for the purpose of propagation, production or rearing or sale.

ANIMAL - An organism of the animal kingdom, as distinguished from the plant kingdom, including any part, product, egg, or offspring thereof. ANTLERLESS ELK - Any elk (male or female) not meeting requirements to be a legal bull elk

AQUATIC WILDLIFE - Aquatic Snails, Aquatic Turtles, Crayfish (Crawfish, Crawdads), Fish (including Minnows), Frogs, Mussels and Salamanders.

ARKANSAS RIVER BOUNDARY (Sportfishing Only): The Arkansas Post Canal from Lock and Dam #1 to the Arkansas River and the Arkansas River from Dam #2 upstream to the Oklahoma state line including all lakes, bays and tributary streams accessible by boat from the main channel except that portion of Big Bayou Meto upstream from Hwy 11, Plum Bayou upstream from Hwy 79, Little Maumelle River upstream form Pinnacle State Park, Maumelle River upstream from Lake Maumelle Dam, Fouche LaFave upstream from Hwy 113, Palarm Creek upstream from Interstate 40, Cadron Creek upstream from the weir, Point Remove Creek upstream from Hwy 113, Petit Jean River upstream from Pontoon Boat Ramp at Hwy 154, Illinois Bayou upstream from Russellville Waterworks Dam, Big Piney and Little Piney Creeks upstream from Hwy 359, Horsehead Creek upstream from Interstate 40, Mulberry River upstream from Interstate 40, Frog Bayou upstream from Hwy 162 and Lee Creek upstream from Lee Creek Dam, and from the first non-navigable shoal for streams entering the Arkansas River along the left bank ascending from Lake Dardanelle Dam to the Oklahoma

State Line.

ARTIFICIAL LURE/FLY - Terminal fishing tackle made by the method of fly tying, or made entirely of rubber, wood, metal, glass, feathers, hair,

synthetic fibers, or plastic, with hook attached.

BAG LIMIT - The number of species allowed to be taken in a time period-24 hours (12 o'clock midnight to 12 o'clock midnight) unless otherwise specified.

BAITFISH - Minnows (including bluntnose minnows, bullhead minnows, chubs, crayfish, dace, fatheads, common carp under 6 inches, small goldfish, shiners and stonerollers), logperch (also called sand pike or zebra minnows), shad, gar (other than alligator gar), drum, bowfin under 6 inches, skipjack herring, silversides (brook and inland), buffalo (bigmouth, smallmouth and black), river carpsucker, sculpin (banded and Ozark) and bream 4" and under.

BAITING - The direct or indirect placing, exposing, depositing, distributing, or scattering of salt, grain, or other feed that could serve as a lure or attraction for wildlife to, on, or over any areas where hunters are attempting to take them.

BIG GAME - Bear, deer, elk and turkey.

BLACK BASS - Largemouth bass, redeye bass, smallmouth bass, and spotted bass.

BLOCKING OUT - The removal of the head and/or tail associated with the processing of a commercial fish. The blocked-out carcass (bullet) must be at least the minimum length required for the body of water where the commercial fish was harvested (see Code 41.12 for minimum length limits).

BONUS DEER: A harvested deer that is not included in a hunter's statewide bag limit.

BOX TYPE TURTLE TRAP - A floating trap designed to capture aquatic turtles, but does not permit capture of fish (see Code 39.04 for restrictions).

BREAM - Any species of the genus Lepomis, including bluegill, redear, warmouth and other sunfish.

BUCK - A male deer (See LEGAL BUCK definition).

BUCK DEER SEASON - Any deer season whereby no deer other than legal buck deer may be taken.

BULL ELK (legal) - Any elk having at least one antler visible above the hairline.

BUY - To purchase, barter, exchange, or trade and includes any offer to purchase, barter, exchange, or trade.

CAPTIVITY or HOLD CAPTIVE - The holding of living wildlife in a controlled environment that is manipulated by man for the purpose of exercising ownership, possession or control of the wildlife, and that has boundaries designed to prevent selected species from entering or leaving the controlled environment.

CASE - A container specifically designed for the purpose of housing a gun which completely encloses such gun by being zipped, snapped, buckled, tied or otherwise fastened with no portion of the gun exposed.

CARCASS - The body of a dead animal.

CATCH-AND-RELEASE - The requirement that fish of a designated species musts be immediately released into the water where caught.

CERVID - A member of the family Cervidae. CHASE FOR PLEASURE - To search for, pursue or chase game animals or other wildlife with the use of dogs for recreational purposes only, with no intent of taking or attempting to take such game animals or wildlife through the possession or use of any killing devices. CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE (CWD) - Fatal disease affecting the brain of cervids that belongs to a group of diseases called transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.

CHUMMING - To dislodge or deposit any substance not attached to a hook which may attract fish.

CITY, COUNTY, STATE, OR FEDERALLY MAINTAINED ROAD -Any road graded or otherwise repaired by any city, county, state, or federal agency in the state of Arkansas.

CLEAN - Having no meat matter or tissue attached to the carcass part.

COMMERCIAL FISH - Bowfin (over 6 inches), buffalo, catfish, carp, drum, gar, paddlefish, sucker family, white amur and sturgeon.

COMMERCIAL FISHERMAN - Any person who fishes with tackle designated as commercial tackle requiring a license and/or tag issued by the Commission.

COMMERCIAL WILDLIFE PERMIT(S) - Shall be a term construed to identify each and/or all of the following permits: Alligator Farmer/Dealer Permit, Alligator Snapping Turtle Breeder/Dealer Permit, Resident Shell Taker and Seller Permit, Shell Buyer Permit, Non Resident Shell Buyer Permit, Resident Roe Taker/Seller Permit, Resident Roe Buyer/Exporter Permit, Non-Resident Roe Buyer Permit, Resident Fur Dealer Permit, NonResident Fur Dealer Permit, Special Commercial Quail Permit, Game Bird Shooting Resort Permit, Wildlife Hunting Resort Permit, Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit and Wildlife Translocation Permit.

COMMISSION - The Arkansas State Game and Fish Commission, unless otherwise designated.

DISABLED - Any individual who is 100% permanently and totally disabled as declared by the following federal agencies: the United States Social Security Administration, the United Department of Veteran's Affairs, or the United States Railroad Retirement Board.

DOE - A female deer.

DOE DEER SEASON - Any deer season whereby a doe may be taken.

DROWNING SET - Any leg hold trap that utilizes one or more of the following techniques to retain the target animal in water of suitable depth for drowning. These are:

(1) a slide wire with lock;

(2) tangle stake; or

(3) drowning weight.

DUCKS (includes the following species) - All species of Teal, Merganser, Whistling Duck and Scaup; American Wigeon, American Black Duck, Bufflehead, Canvasback, Gadwall, Goldeneye, Mallard, Mottled Duck, Northern Shoveler, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck, Northern Pintail and Wood Duck. EITHER-SEX - A male or a female.

EITHER-SEX DEER SEASON - Any deer season whereby a doe or a legal buck may be taken.

ENCLOSE - To surround species of wildlife on all sides using man-made barriers, including but not limited to fencing, walls, structures or other devices, so that the wildlife are not free to leave a particular environment.

ENCLOSURE - Any area surrounded by a man-made barrier, including but not limited to fencing, walls, structures or other devices that prevent wildlife from leaving a particular environment.

ENDANGERED SPECIES - any wildlife species or subspecies endangered or threatened with extinction listed by the U. S. Department of Interior and the following native species hereby designated in Arkansas:

MAMMALS:

Gray bat (Myotis grisescens), Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens.

BIRDS:

Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), least tern (Sterna antillarum), Bachman's warbler (Vermivora bachmanii), red-cockaded woodpecker ( Picoides borealis), ivory-billed woodpecker ( Campephilus principalis)

REPTILES:

American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis),

FISHES:

Ozark cavefish (Amblyopsis rosae), leopard darter (Percina pantherina), pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhyncus albus);

MOLLUSKS:

Scaleshell mussel, Curtis' pearly mussel, (Epioblasma florentina curtisi), fat pocketbook pearly mussel (Potamilus capax), pink mucket mussel (Lampsilis abrupta), turgid blossom mussel (Epioblasma turgidula), speckled pocketbook mussel (Lampsilis streckeri), Arkansas fatmucket mussel (Lampsilis powelli), winged mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula fragosa), Magazine Mountain shagreen land snail (Inflectarius magazinensis); scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), Ouachita rock pocketbook mussel (Arkansia wheeleri);

ARTHROPODS:

Cave crayfish (Cambarus zophonastes) and (Cambarus aculabrum;

INSECTS:

American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus);

PLANTS:

Geocarpon minimum (no common name), pondberry, (Lindera melissifolia), Missouri bladderpod (Lesquerella filiformis), Harperella (Ptilimnium nodosum), Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea), running buffalo clover (Trifolium stoloniferum);

FEE LAKE - A lake in which there is a charge for fishing privileges. All persons 16 years of age and older must possess an Arkansas fishing license.

Daily limits apply.

FERAL HOG - Any hog (Sus scrofa), including Russian and European wild boar, which is roaming freely upon public lands and is living in a wild or feral state.

FIREARMS, LOADED - Firearms shall be considered to be loaded if shells or cartridges are in either the chamber, magazine, or cylinder;

percussion cap muzzle-loading firearms are considered loaded if the percussion cap is on the nipple; flintlock muzzle-loading firearms are considered to be loaded if there is powder in the flashpan.

FISH or FISHING - To lure, attract, collect, or pursue fish species or aquatic wildlife for the purpose of taking or attempting to take such fish species or aquatic wildlife by any method.

FISH FARM - Waters and adjacent premises confined within a pond, tank, or lake not connected with public waters, and under management by a commercial fish farmer.

FISH FARMER - Any person, firm, partnership or corporation engaged in the propagation and/or production of crawfish, fish and/or minnows for sale.

FREEFLOATING FISHING DEVICE - Any floating fishing device unanchored or unattached to a stationary object.

FURBEARERS - Badger, beaver, bobcat, coyote, gray fox, red fox, mink, muskrat, nutria, opossum, raccoon, river otter, spotted skunk (civet cat), striped skunk and weasel.

GAFFING FISH - Taking or attempting to take fish with a hand held or handled hook prior to being caught on hook and line.

GAME ANIMALS - Black bear, bobcat, coyote, deer, elk, fox, mink, opossum, rabbit, raccoon, and squirrel.

GAME BIRDS - Turkey, quail, pheasant, chuckar, and all birds classified by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service as migratory game birds.

GAME BIRD SHOOTING RESORT - Any person, firm, or corporation engaged, for pay or other consideration, who provides pen-raised birds for harvest by hunters.

GAME FISH - Alligator gar, black bass, white bass, striped bass, striped bass hybrid, crappie, catfish, trout, bream, sunfish, goggle-eye, walleye, northern pike, muskellunge, sauger, paddlefish, and pickerel.

GUIDE - Any person who provides, for monetary or any other compensation, that person's personal services for the purpose of assisting others to locate, pursue, catch or hunt wildlife.

HIGH FENCE ENCLOSURE - An enclosure that contains an area of at least 500 contiguous acres, with at least sixty percent (60%) of the acreage in forested cover that has been classified as timberland by the local county tax assessor, that has a perimeter fence at least eight (8) feet high, with no cross fencing that has the effect of reducing the size of the area to less than 500 contiguous acres with at least sixty percent (60%) of the acreage in forested cover as herein provided.

HOGGING - the taking of fish by the use of hands only in or under the water.

HUNT or HUNTING - To search for, pursue, chase, track, lure, attract, or lie in wait of game animals or other wildlife for the purpose of taking or attempting to take such game animals or wildlife by any method.

HUNTING PARTY - Two or more persons hunting together.

IMPORT - To land on, bring into, or introduce into any place within the jurisdiction of the State of Arkansas.

IMPORTATION - To ship, convey, carry or transport wildlife into or through the state by any means.

JAKE - Sub-adult turkeys having all of following characteristics:

a) longer central tail feathers,

b) outermost 1 or 2 wing feathers lacking white barring all the way to the tip and

c) a beard six (6) inches or less in length.

KILLING DEVICE - Any firearm, bow and arrow, crossbow, pellet gun, or any other device capable of killing wildlife.

LARGE CARNIVORE - Tigers (Panthera tigris), African Lions (Panthera leo), or any hybrid thereof and all species of bears.

LEGAL BUCK - A buck having both antlers under two inches (including button buck) or at least one antler with at least three points including the main beam, each a minimum of one inch long. (Ref: Code 21.03)

MIGRATORY BIRDS - All birds protected by the federal Migratory Bird

Treaty Act of 1918 and subsequent amendments.

MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS - Coots, crows, doves, ducks, gallinules or moorhens, geese, rails, snipe and woodcock.

MINIMUM LENGTH LIMIT - The shortest length of a fish, of a designated species, measured from the front of the lower jaw with the mouth closed to the tip of the tail with tail lobes pressed together, that an angler may keep. All fish not meeting the minimum length requirement for a particular water or species must be immediately released into the water where caught.

MINNOWS - small nongame fish commonly used for bait including bluntnose minnows, bullhead minnows, chubs, dace, fatheads, common carp under 6 inches, goldfish, shiners, and stonerollers.

MOBILITY IMPAIRED - Individuals who are mobility impaired in accordance with criteria on the Game and Fish application for the mobility impaired card.

NATIVE WILDLIFE - Those species and sub-species of wildlife that have established, naturally reproducing, free-ranging, wild populations within the state of Arkansas.

NIGHT - thirty (30) minutes after sunset to thirty (30) minutes before sunrise.

NONGAME WILDLIFE - all wildlife other than furbearing or game animals, birds and fish.

NON-RESIDENT - Any person not defined as resident.

NOODLING - The taking of fish by the use of hook or snare type device, with or without an attached line no longer than 4 feet in length, manipulated by hand when a person is in or under the water.

NUISANCE WILDLIFE - Any wild animal creating a problem by committing damage to personal property (Depredation Permit available).

NUISANCE FURBEARING ANIMALS - Beaver, muskrat, and nutria.

OPEN SEASON - that season during which protected wildlife may be lawfully taken.

PEN-RAISED QUAIL - Quail that are hatched from eggs of quail raised in captivity in pens or cages.

PERSON - Any individual, firm, corporation, association, or partnership in singular or plural as the context requires.

POSSESS or POSSESSION - To have under control. The manual or ideal custody of wildlife or anything that may be the subject of property, for one's use and enjoyment, either as owner or as the proprietor of a qualified right in it, and either held personally or by another who exercises it in one's place and name. Possession includes the act or state of possessing and that condition of facts under which one can exercise his power over a corporeal thing at his pleasure to the exclusion of all other persons. Possession includes constructive possession, which means not actual but assumed to exist, where one claims to hold by virtue of some title, without having actual custody.

PROTECTED SLOT LIMIT - A species/size limit which prohibits anglers from keeping fish within a designated size group, and requires fish of that size and species to be immediately released into the water where caught.

PROTECTED WILDLIFE - all wildlife in the state unless a declared open season has been established by the Commission.

PUT AND TAKE PAY LAKE - Private waters open to public fishing for a fee, after being licensed by the Commission and where no fishing license or daily limit of fish is imposed.

RAPTOR - Any migratory bird of the Order Falconiformes or the Order Strigiformes and Ciconiiformes Family Cathartidae.

REHABILITATION - The practice of providing medical treatment or other care to orphaned, sick or injured wild animals that have come into human possession with the goal of returning the animal to the wild.

RESIDENT - Any person who has established a bona fide or actual residence of at least 60 days prior to applying for a license, and who declares intentions of becoming a citizen of Arkansas. Also, the following students, carrying proof of full-time enrollment in schools, colleges or universities while hunting or fishing in Arkansas, are eligible to purchase a resident license:

(1) Resident foreign exchange students attending school outside of Arkansas.

(2) Non-resident foreign exchange students attending school in Arkansas.

(3) Residents of Arkansas enrolled as full-time students in colleges and universities outside of Arkansas.

(4) Non-residents enrolled as full-time students in colleges and universities in Arkansas.

Possession of Arkansas real estate by persons living outside the state does not qualify the owner as a resident.

Servicemen and women stationed (permanently assigned) in Arkansas are granted resident privileges for hunting and fishing. Servicemen and women who were Arkansas residents at the time of entering service are also granted resident privileges for hunting and fishing, regardless where stationed. 65 Plus Lifetime Licenses, $1,000 Sportsman's permit, Resident Disabled 3-Year Licenses, Special Guide License, Alligator Farmer/Dealer Permit, Alligator Snapping Turtle Breeder/Dealer Permit, Commercial Fisherman's Permit & Sportfishing License, Commercial Fisherman's Helper Permit, Junior/Senior Commercial Fishing Permit, Resident Shell Taker/Seller Permit, Shell Taker Helper Permit, Shell Buyer, Resident Fish Dealer, Resident Roe Taker/Seller Permit, Resident Roe Taker Helper Permit and Resident Roe Buyer/Exporter Permit: Any person who has established a bona fide or actual residence of at least 12 months (one year) prior to applying for a license, and has declared citizenship in Arkansas. 65 Plus Lifetime Licenses: Any person who has established a bona fide or actual residence of at least 36 months (three years) prior to applying for a license, and has declared citizenship in Arkansas.

The Director or his representative shall make the final determination as to resident status of any license applicant.

ROUGH FISH - Gars, bowfin, common carp, asian carp (grass carp, bighead carp, silver carp), suckers (including buffalo) and drum.

SELL - To exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; to offer for sale, barter, exchange, or trade or the act of selling, bartering, exchanging or trading.

SHELL BUYER - Anyone who buys mussels or mussel parts from a Taker. An agent purchasing for a licensed buyer is not a buyer.

SIMULATED WING MOVEMENT DECOYS Electronic, mechanically-operated, wind-powered or manually-powered devices that simulate wing movement, except for kite devices.

SMALL GAME - Furbearers, migratory birds, quail, rabbit and squirrel.

SNAGGING - A method of taking fish using conventional rod and reel tackle where the fish is impaled by the forceful retrieval of one or more hooks.

SNAGLINE - Commercial tackle consisting of a horizontal line with hooks or drops less than 24 inches apart.

TACKLE - Any rod, reel, pole, line, net, yo-yo, seine, or any other apparatus or device used to take fish.

TAKE - To shoot, kill, injure, trap, net, snare, spear, catch, capture, or reduce to possession.

TAXIDERMY - The art of preparing, stuffing and/or mounting of wildlife and parts thereof.

TRANSLOCATION - To ship, convey, carry or transport wildlife from one location to another by any means, including importation, exportation, interstate and intrastate movement.

TRAP or TRAPPING - To use a device such, as a clamp-like apparatus that closes, noose or cable restraint device (snare), for the purpose of catching and holding animals.

TROUT - Any members of the Salmonidae family including rainbow trout, brown trout, brook trout, lake trout and cutthroat trout.

WATERFOWL - All species of ducks, geese and swans.

WATERS OF THE STATE - All streams, lakes, sloughs, bayous, marshes, or any other water wholly or partially within the State. Pay lakes and fish farms are excluded from the above.

WILD - to be living in a state of nature and not domesticated.

WILDLIFE - All wild birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians and other wild aquatic forms, and all other wild animals, regardless of classification, whether resident, migratory or imported, protected or unprotected, dead or alive, and shall extend to and include any and every part of any individual species of wildlife, including animals living in a captive state and which lack a genetic distinction from members of the same species living in the wild.

WILDLIFE CHECK STATION - An official wildlife check station is a Commission designated (1) county check station, (2) Commission employee, (3) deer camp or (4) Commission on-line checking web site http://www.agfc.com.

WILDLIFE HUNTING RESORT - A Wildlife Hunting Resort is any facility, location, business or operation that is engaged in offering the opportunity to hunt or attempt to hunt captive wildlife other than pen-raised game birds.

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (WMA) - Designated areas set aside by the Commission and distinguished by certain markers and considered a separate zone with regard to wildlife regulations. (Referred to as "WMA", "Waterfowl Rest Area (WRA)", "Wildlife Demonstration Area (WDA)", "Field Trail Area (FTA)", "State Park-Conservation Area (SP-CA)" or "National Wildlife Refuge (NWR)".

ZONE - Any area defined or delineated by the Commission where hunting and/or fishing activities are regulated for that specific area.

01.00J POINT SYSTEM FOR HUNTING AND/OR FISHING VIOLATIONS. Upon the accumulation of 12 points for hunting and/or fishing violations within a three year period, the individual will be ineligible to apply for any Commission deer, turkey and elk permit hunts for the following three-years. The accumulation of 18 points for hunting and/or fishing violations within a three-year period may result in the revocation of all hunting and/or fishing licenses and the privileges attached thereto for one year, and the accumulation of 30 points within a five year period may result in the loss of all licenses and privileges for three years. A revocation of hunting and/or fishing licenses and privileges occurring for a third time during an individual's lifetime may result in the lifetime revocation of all hunting and/or fishing licenses and privileges. Any person who forfeits bond, pleads guilty or nolo contendere, or is found guilty of violating any hunting or fishing regulation shall be assigned points as follows:

CODE NO.

TYPE OF VIOLATION

POINTS

02.13A

Arkansas Wildlife Harvest Recording Requirements

12

02.13B

Arkansas Wildlife Harvest Checking Requirements

12

02.14

Bear Hunting Season

18

02.21

Elk Hunting Season

30

03.08

Counterfeiting License

18

03.13

Special Guide License Requirements

18

04.03

Hunting Wild Turkey Over Bait Prohibited

18

09.03

Dogs Prohibited During Deer Season

12

11.04

Hunting or Fishing After Revocation of License Prohibited

30

11.08

Hunting, Fishing, Trapping, Releasing Hunting Dogs or Pursuing Wildlife With Dogs Without Landowner/Lessee Permission Prohibited

9

16.05

Shooting Bears in Dens Prohibited

18

16.07

Hunting Bear Over Bait

9

17.03

Legal Bull Elk Requirements

18

17.04

Taking of Antlerless Elk Prohibited

18

18.01

Hunting Wildlife in Closed Season

30

18.02

Night Hunting

30

18.03

Selling Game

**

18.04

Road Hunting

18

18.14

Taking of Alligators Prohibited

18

18.20

Taking of Raptors Prohibited

18

19.12

Endangered Species

30

25.09

Guiding Restrictions on Certain WMAs (Guides)

18

25.09

Guiding Restrictions on Certain WMAs (Guided Hunters)

09

31.07

Sale of Game Fish

18

32.01

Taking Fish with Electrical

  
  

Devices or Toxic Substances

30

36.03

Sale of Bullfrogs

18

38.01

Mussel Shell Taker, Buyer and Seller License and Reporting Requirements

18

39.01

Aquatic Turtle Harvest Permit Requirements.

18

39.01(A)

Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit Requirements.

18

39.01(B)

Non-Resident Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit Requirements.

18

39.01(C)

Aquatic Turtle Farmer Permit Requirements.

9

39.02

Commercial Aquatic Turtle Harvest Restrictions

. 9

39.03

Aquatic Turtle Tackle Tagging.

9

39.04

Aquatic Turtle Tackle Restrictions.

9

39.07(A)

Take or Possession of Alligator Snapping Turtles Prohibited.

18

39.07(B)

Take of Chicken Turtles Prohibited.

9

39.08

Importation of Alligator Snapping Turtles and Chicken Turtles Prohibited.

18

39.09

Alligator Snapping Turtle Breeder/Dealer Permi Requirements.

t 18

41.05 (A)

Resident Roe Taker/Seller Permit Requirements

18

41.05 (B)

Resident Roe Buyer/Exporter and

  
  

Non-Resident Roe Buyer/Exporter Permit Requirements

18

41.05 (C)

Roe Buyer/Exporter Reporting Requirements

18

41.13

Commercial Fishing by NonResident Prohibited

18

41.39

Closed Paddlefish, Sturgeon and Bowfin Harvest Season

18

44.06

Commercial Fishing for Certain Fish Prohibited in Lower Ouachita River

18

*All Others

  

06

*Boating regulations are not included in points toward revocation.

** 18.03 Selling Wildlife Restrictions. A conviction for violating this regulation may result in the lifetime revocation of all hunting and/or fishing licenses.

The following violations shall result in a double assessment of the respective point value for the violation committed upon final court disposition:

1) Any violation occurring on all Wildlife Management Areas (except boating statutes).

2) Any violation of harvest regulations committed by a Guide License holder.

3) Any violation of trout harvest regulations in a trout catch and release area.

4) Any violation of bass harvest regulations on lakes designated as Trophy Bass Management Areas (Lakes Monticello, Lower White Oak, Columbia, SWEPCO, Pickthorne and Austelle).

5) Adults 21 years or older when accompanying youth under 16.

02.01 DEER ARCHERY AND CROSSBOW SEASON (2006-2007). It shall be 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, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 5, 5A, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A and 17: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. (Ref: Sec. 08.00).

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations Reference Code 21.01 Deer Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.02 MODERN GUN DEER SEASONS (2006-2007). It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take deer with modern firearms other than during the open seasons as specified herein:

Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: November 11-19 and November

23-December 3, 2006.

Zone 4: November 11-12, 2006.

Zone 5: November 11-12 and November 18-19, 2006.

Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and 15: November 11-December 10, 2006.

Zones 9 and 12: November 11-December 17, 2006.

Zone 16, 16A and 17: November 11-December 28, 2006.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations Reference Code 21.01 Deer Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs.

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY MODERN GUN DEER HUNT:

Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 5, 5A, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A and 17: December 26-28, 2006.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Certain Wildlife Management Areas that are closed during modern gun deer season are excluded from Christmas Holiday Deer Hunt Ref. Code 21.01 Deer Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs).

(2) Wildlife Management Areas that require a permit for the modern gun or muzzleloader deer season are excluded from Christmas Holiday Deer Hunt (Ref. Code 21.02 Deer Permit Requirements on Certain WMAs).

(3) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations Reference Code 21.01, Deer Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs.

SPECIAL MODERN GUN YOUTH DEER HUNT:

All deer zones: November 4-5, 2006. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with applicable regulations (Reference Code 06.11, Special Youth Modern Gun Deer Hunt Restrictions).

(2) In compliance with applicable Wildlife Management Area regulations (Reference Code 21.01, Deer Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs).

(3) Wildlife Management Areas requiring a WMA deer permit are closed to the Special Modern Gun Deer Youth Hunt (Ref. Code21. 02, Deer Permit Requirements on Certain WMAs).

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.03 MUZZLE-LOADING DEER SEASONS (2006-2007). It shall be 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, 2, 3, 4A, 5A, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14 and 15: October 14-22, 2006 and December 16-18, 2006.

Zones 9, 12, 16, 16A and 17: October 14-22, 2006 and December 29-31, 2006. Zones 4 and 5: Closed.

EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations (Reference Code 21.01, Deer Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs).

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.04 WILD TURKEY SEASONS (2006-2007). It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take wild turkey other than during the open seasons as specified herein:

(A) Spring Wild Turkey Firearms and Archery/Crossbow Seasons: Zones 1, 2, 3, 4B, 5, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9 and 10: April 8-May 5, 2006.

Zones 1A, 4, 4A, 5A and 9A: April 8-21, 2006. Zone 17: April 1-28, 2006.

(B) Fall Wild Turkey Archery/Crossbow Seasons:

All Zones: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

(C) Fall Wild Turkey Firearms Season:

Zones 2, 3, 6, 7, and 17: October 23-29, 2006. Zones 1, 1A, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 7A, 8, 9, 9A and 10: Closed.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations Reference Code 23.01 (Turkey Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs).

(2) In compliance with applicable regulations Reference Code 04.08 (Special Youth Turkey Hunt Restrictions).

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.05 QUAIL SEASON (2006-2007). It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take quail other than during the open season as specified herein:

November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007 statewide.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations. (Reference Code 24.02 (Quail Season Restricted on Certain WMAs.)

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.06 RABBIT SEASON (2006-2007). It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take rabbits other than during the open season as specified herein:

September 2, 2006 - February 28, 2007statewide.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations. (Reference Code 24.03 (Rabbit Season Restricted on Certain WMAs.)

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.07 FURBEARER SEASONS (2006-2007). It shall be 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: September 1, 2006 - February 28, 2007. Day hunting only.

(B) Opossum Hunting: Sunrise, September 1, 2006 - Sunset February 28, 2007. Day or night hunting; dogs are required to hunt at night.

(C) Bobcat and Coyote Hunting: Sunrise, October 1, 2006 - Sunset February 28, 2007 (Dogs allowed to hunt bobcat and coyote

during the day. Coyote may not be hunted at night. Dogs required to hunt bobcat at night.). From the first day of Spring Turkey season through the last day of Spring Squirrel 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 or bobcats.

(D) River Otter Hunting: November 17, 2006 - February 28, 2007. Day hunting only.

(E) Raccoon Hunting: Sunset, July 1 - Sunrise, August 31, 2006 (Night hunting only. Dogs required). Sunrise, September 1, 2006 - Sunset, March 31, 2007 (Day or night hunting. Dogs are required for hunting at night).

(F) Muskrat, Nutria and Beaver Hunting: September 1, 2006 - March 31, 2007. Day hunting only.

(G) Badger, Spotted Skunk (Civet Cat), and Weasel Hunting: Closed.

(H) Furbearer Trapping (Other than Beaver, Coyote, Muskrat, and Nutria): Sunrise November 17, 2006 - Sunset, February 18, 2007.

(I) Coyote Trapping: August 1, 2006-March 31, 2007.

(J) Beaver, Muskrat, and Nutria Trapping: Sunrise, November 17, 2006 - Sunset, March 31, 2007.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with Commission Codes 18.01 (Hunting Wildlife in Closed Season Prohibited), 15.16 (Native Wildlife Pet Restrictions), and 18.09 (Depredation Permit Requirement).

(2) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations. (Reference Code 24.07 Furbearer Seasons and Bag Limits on WMAs.

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

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.08 SQUIRREL SEASONS (2006-2007). It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take squirrels other than during the squirrel seasons as specified herein:

2006-2007 Fall Squirrel Season:

September 9, 2006 - February 28, 2007.

2007 Spring Squirrel Season:

May 12 - June 10, 2007statewide. Dogs allowed.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations. (Reference Code 24.04 (Squirrel Seasons Restricted on Certain WMAs.)

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.10 CROW HUNTING SEASON. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take crow other than during the open season as specified herein:

September 2, 2006 - February 22, 2007, Thursdays through Mondays only (124 days). No limit.

EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations. Reference Code 24.09 (Crow Season on WMAs.)

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

02.12 GAME ANIMAL BAG LIMIT AND POSSESSION RESTRICTIONS.

It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take more than the bag limit of any game species set forth by the Commission as specified herein: (Ref: Section 01.00-C Bag Limit).

(A) Deer:

Statewide seasonal limit of four (4) deer per individual using any legal method.

(1)

Deer zones 1, 2, 6, 7, 8 and 10: Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer, no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. A Zone doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader, modern gun, and Christmas Holiday firearms deer season.

(2) Deer zones 3 and 11: Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms.

A Zone doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader, modern gun, and Christmas Holiday firearms deer season.

(3) Deer zones 4 and 5 : Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken by any combination of harvest methods.

(4) Deer zones 4A, 5A, 9, 16, and 16A: Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer. No more than two legal bucks or no more than two doe may be taken by any combination of harvest methods.

(5) Deer zones 12, 13, 14, 15 and 17: Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than two doe may be taken with firearms.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Deer Camp Doe Tags, Deer Management Assistance Program Management Buck Tags and bonus deer on certain Wildlife Management Areas (Ref. Code 21.01) do not apply toward an individual seasonal bag limit.

(2) Subject to applicable bag limit restrictions on WMAs (Ref. Code 21.01.

(3) Hunters who have harvested a legal buck in deer zones 1, 2, 6, 7, 8 and 10 or a WMA with a one legal buck seasonal bag limit may only take their second legal buck of the statewide seasonal bag limit in those deer zones or un-permitted WMAs (Ref. Code 21.01) where the taking of two legal bucks is allowed. Permitted WMA deer hunts may allow hunters to harvest a second legal buck [Ref. Code 21.02 (A) (C) (D)] in compliance with the terms of the permits.

(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. Exceptions:

Muskrat, Nutria, Beaver, Coyote and Striped Skunk: No limit.

Raccoon Hunting: July 1 - August 31, 2006(night only):

Limit one. November 17, 2006-March 31, 2007: No limit.

(E) Squirrel:

Daily bag limit 8, possession limit 16.

(F) Wild Turkey:

Spring Firearm and Archery/Crossbow:

Individual limit of two (2) gobblers or bearded turkeys for spring season in Turkey Zones 1, 2, 3, 4B, 5, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8,

9, 10 and 17; one (1) gobbler or bearded turkey in Turkey

Zones 1A, 4, 4A, 5A and 9A. No more than one legal turkey may be taken per day, no more than one jake (sub-adult male) may be taken per season, and no more than two legal turkeys may be taken during the spring season in any combination of zones.

Fall Archery/Crossbow:

Individual limit of one (1) either-sex wild turkey statewide.

Fall Firearm:

Individual limit of one (1) either-sex wild turkey in Turkey

Zones, 2, 3, 6, 7, and 17.

(G) Bear:

Individual annual limit of one (1) bear. (H) Elk:

Individual limit of one (1) elk by permit only. PENALTY: $150.00 to $1,000.00.

02.14 BEAR HUNTING SEASON. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess bear other than during the open season in areas as specified herein:

Archery/Crossbow:

October 1-November 30, 2006in Bear Zones 1 and 2.

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

Muzzleloading:

October 14-22, 2006in Bear Zones 1 and 2.

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

Modern Gun:

November 6- 30, 2006in Bear Zones 1 and 2.

December 9-17, 2006in Bear Zone 5. Arkansas lands lying east of the

Mississippi River are closed.

December 2-17, 2006in Bear Zone 5A. Arkansas lands lying east of the

Mississippi River are closed.

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

SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN BEAR HUNT: November 4-5, 2006 in Bear Zone 1 and 2. Closed in Bear Zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7.

Zone Quotas: Zone 5 quota is 35 bears. Zone 5A quota is 15 bears. Hunters in Zones 1, 2, 5 and 5A must comply with the terms and conditions outlined in the 2006 and 2007Arkansas Hunting Guidebook.

EXCEPTIONS:

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

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

(3) In compliance with Section 15.00 (Captive Wildlife/Hunting Resorts).

(4) In compliance with applicable regulations reference Code 16.08 (Special Youth Modern Gun Bear Hunt Restrictions) .

PENALTY: $500.00 to $1,000.00. 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 shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess elk other than during the open seasons as specified herein:

September 25-29, 2006. No dogs. One bull permit (valid in elk zone 1), one bull permit (valid in elk zone 2), one bull permit (valid in elk zone 3), and one bull permit (valid in elk zone 4). December 4-8, 2006. No dogs. One bull permit (valid in elk zone 1), one bull permit (valid in elk zone 2), one either sex youth permit (valid in elk zone 3), and one bull permit (valid in elk zone 4). Three antlerless permits (valid in elk zone 1), three antlerless permits (valid in elk zone 2), three antlerless permits (valid in elk zone 3) and three antlerless permits (valid in elk zone 4). September 25-29, 2006and December 4-8, 2006. No dogs. Either-sex permits valid for elk in elk zone A. Each hunt period will end when the quota of elk has been harvested in zone A. The quota for the September 25-29, 2006hunt period is 5 elk. The quota for the December 4-8, 2006hunt period is 5 elk.

EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) In compliance with Section 15.00 (Captive Wildlife/Hunting Resorts).

PENALTY: Not less than $5,000.00.

03.03 HUNTING LICENSE REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful for any resident or non-resident 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) Arkansas Resident (16 years of age and older) - SMALL GAME: Resident Wildlife Conservation License; Resident Sportsman's License; BIG GAME (deer, bear, elk and turkey): Resident Wildlife Conservation License (permits residents to harvest one legal deer during the modern gun deer season); Resident Sportsman's License; Resident Combination Sportsman's License; FURBEARERS (Hunting and Trapping): Any valid hunting license. Holders of the following licenses are entitled to hunt all game, except if taking waterfowl, an Arkansas Resident Waterfowl Stamp, Federal Waterfowl Stamp and 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 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).

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

Requirements: Non-Resident Annual Small Game License, or NonResident 5-Day Small Game License for a period of said license, and Non-Resident Fur-Takers Permit if hunting 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.

(D) 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); NonResident 3-Day All Game License (provides holder one deer tag and one turkey tag); or a Non-Resident 5-Day All Game License (provides holder two deer tags and two turkey tags); and a NonResident Fur-Takers Permit if hunting or trapping furbearers.

EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) Non-Residents under 16 years of age prior to killing a deer, turkey, elk or bear providing said non-resident under 16 years of age obtains a Non-Resident Annual All Game License (provides holder all applicable tags for deer, bear and turkey), or a Non-Resident 3-Day All Game License (provides holder one deer tag and one turkey tag), or a Non-Resident 5-Day All Game License (provides holder two deer tags and two turkey tags) after taking a deer, elk, turkey or bear.

(3) In compliance with the Snow, Blue and Ross' Goose Conservation Order.

PENALTY: Residents - $100.00 to $1,000.00.

Non-Residents - $300.00 to $1,000.00.

03.16 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

*

Resident Disabled Fishing 3-Yr License....

RDF

$ 10.50

+

Resident Disabled Combination 3-Yr License.

RDC

$ 35.50

+

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, & box type turtle traps (ea.) ...........

TL

$ 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

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

$225.00

June 30

Non-Resident 5-Day All Game License .......

AG5

$125.00

*

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

AG3

$100.00

*

Non-Resident Annual Small Game License.

NRH

$ 80.00

**

Non-Resident 5-Day Small Game License...

SG5

$ 55.00

*

Non-Resident Fur Takers.............................

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

$ 20.00

June 30

AG&F Leased Lands Permit (Hunting, Trapping

and Cam

ping)

  

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

**

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

FPA

$ 25.00

***

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

FPG

$ 25.00

***

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

FPM

$ 25.00

***

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 for each WMA)....

******

$ 10.00

*

Non-Resident WMA Seasonal Waterfowl

        

Hunting Permit (for each WMA)....

******

$100.00

June 30

*Good from requested day of issue for period of license. **Good for 1 year of purchase date. ***Falconry Permit will expire on July 31, 1998, then 2001,

etc., in line with the Federal program. ****When 10 elk have been harvested. ******Permits are available for 25 WMAs and are valid only for the WMA indicated on permit + Good for 3 years from date of purchase

HUNTING COMMERCIALIZATION:

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

FD

$ 50.00

June 30

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

NFD

$200.00

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

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

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

$ l,000.00

Non-Expiring

06.02 GUNS AND AMMUNITION PROHIBITED DURING MODERN GUN DEER SEASONS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take deer during the modern gun deer seasons with:

(A) Any muzzle-loading firearm not in compliance with Commission Code 07.02 (Legal Muzzle-Loaders);

(B).410 shotguns using ammunition other than slugs;

(C) Any shotguns using shot smaller than No. 4 buckshot;

(D) Revolvers and pistols having barrels less than four inches in length;

(E) Rifles, revolvers or pistols using rimfire cartridges, military, or full metal jacket ammunition;

(F) Any centerfire rifle, revolver or pistol smaller than .22 caliber.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Zones 4 and 5 are restricted to:

(a) Shotguns (.410 or larger) with slugs only.

(b) Muzzleloading rifles in compliance with Commission Code 07.02.

(c) Revolvers and pistols having barrels that are no less than four inches nor longer than 10 inches in length chambered specifically for straight wall centerfire cartridge cases and hunting with lead, lead alloy, soft nose and/or hollow point bullets no less than .30 caliber in diameter.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

06.03 LEGAL BUCK DEER REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess any buck deer other than a legal buck (Ref: 01.00C Definition of Terms).

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Deer carcasses and parts legally harvested outside the state and accompanied by verification. (Ref. Code 19.06 Importation of Cervid Carcasses, Parts and Products).

(2) In compliance with Section 15.00 (Captive Wildlife/Hunting Resorts).

(3) Youths under the age of 16 may take any buck as their first buck harvested that year, except on Choctaw Island WMA where youths must comply with antler restrictions. Second buck, excluding youths hunting during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt (Ref. Code 06.11), must comply with the legal buck criteria.

(4) On certain Wildlife Management Areas (Ref. Code 21.03).

(5) Bucks taken with the Deer Management Assistance Program Management Buck tags.

PENALTY: $150.00 to $1,000.00.

06.10 HUNTING DEER OVER BAIT PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take deer by the aid of baiting or hunting on or over a baited area from February 1-28 if the person knows or reasonably should know the area is baited. (Ref: Section 01.00-C "Baiting"). The area is considered baited for 10 days following complete removal of the bait. PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

06.11 SPECIAL MODERN GUN YOUTH DEER HUNT RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful for anyone other than youths, 15 years of age or younger, 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. Youths must comply with the following: One deer of choice, no antler restrictions, and Zone/WMA doe quota permit not required (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03).

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) WMAs requiring a WMA deer hunt permit are closed to the Special ModernGunYouth DeerHunt.(Ref. Codes 06.03 and 21.02).

(2) Hunters using archery tackle during archery and crossbow season (Ref. Code 02.01, Deer Archery and Crossbow Season).

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00

Section 09.00 Dogs

09.04 CHASE WILDLIFE FOR PLEASURE/DEER DOG TRAINING RESTRICTIONS.

It shall be 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.

PENALTY: $500.00 to $1,000.00.

09.07 BIRD DOG TRAINING RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to use firearms other than pistols and shotguns with blank ammunition while training bird dogs.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Pen-raised quail may be taken by first obtaining a Shoot-To-Kill Bird Dog Field Training Permit or a Shoot-To-Kill Bird Dog Field Trial Permit and complying with terms of permit.

(2) Pen-raised pheasant may be taken by first obtaining a Shoot-To-Kill Bird Dog Field Training Permit and complying with terms of permit.

(3) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

In addition, non-compliance with terms of issued permit shall cause revocation of permit privileges for one (1) year.

10.01(B) NON-RESIDENT FUR-TAKER'S PERMIT REQUIREMENT. It shall be unlawful for non-resident persons of any age to take, attempt to take or possess any furbearing animals or any parts thereof without first obtaining a Non-Resident Fur-Taker's Permit in addition to a Non-Resident Hunting License.

(A) It shall be unlawful for holders of Non-Resident Fur-takers Permits to fail to submit a report of furbearers taken in Arkansas during the furbearer hunting or trapping seasons, other than those sold to licensed Arkansas fur dealers, by May 1st.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Persons obtaining carcasses of legally taken furbearers.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

10.02 REGULAR FURBEARING SEASON TRAP RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to possess, in fields or woods, or to use any cable-restraint device ( snare) or steel trap other than smooth-jawed traps during open furbearing animals seasons 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 jaws), Size 110, 120 and 160 Conibear, or comparable body-gripping traps, with a jaw spread not to exceed 6 inches.

(C) Water-Set Trap Requirements.

(1) 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.

(D) Snare (Cable restraint device) Restrictions.

(1) Snares are prohibited other than in water sets or on land within 20 feet of a body of water. 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 1/2 inches.

(2) 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.

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

(4) When snares are fully extended they may not touch any fence.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

10.07 TRAP IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful to use any trap, snare, or cable restraint device for taking furbearing animals without a legible name and address, vehicle operator's license number or current vehicle license number (registered to the trap-user) affixed thereto.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

10.10 UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF PELTS. It shall be unlawful to possess the untanned or green pelts of any animal of which there is no open season in Arkansas.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Possession of pelts, legally taken in another state and accompanied by verification.

(2) By permit issued by the Commission or U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

(3) Pelts or carcasses of furbearers legally taken in Arkansas may be possessed outside of the furbearer hunting and trapping seasons. Otters must be tagged in compliance with Commission Code 10.12.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

10.12 BOBCAT AND OTTER PELT TAGGING REQUIREMENT. It shall be unlawful to fail to comply with the following provisions:

(A) It shall be unlawful to import bobcat or otter into Arkansas without having first had a CITES tag affixed to them in their state of origination or to export bobcat or river otter pelts from Arkansas without first having said pelts tagged by a Commission employee.

(B) It shall be unlawful to possess an untagged otter, other than mounted specimens, tanned pelts, or animals in the possession of a taxidermist, from April 1 to the beginning of the otter hunting and trapping season.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Untagged otter may be possessed from April 1 to the beginning of the otter hunting and trapping season provided that they were taken with a depredation permit in compliance with Commission Code 18.09 (Depredation Permit Requirements).

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

10.13 FUR DEALER LICENSE REQUIREMENT. It shall be unlawful to buy or resell pelts or furbearer carcasses without first obtaining the appropriate (resident or non-resident) fur dealer license for each individual buyer or separate place of business. The purchase of pelts or furbearer carcasses from May 1-June 30 is prohibited. :

EXCEPTION

(1) Non-resident fur dealers buying pelts from or selling pelts to Arkansas resident fur dealers.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

10.14 FUR DEALER REPORTS REQUIRED. It shall be unlawful for any fur dealer to fail to itemize and completely and legibly fill out the Commission Fur Dealer Report daily; to fail to provide said report for immediate inspection upon request of a Commission employee; for said report to be submitted to the Commission no later than May 5 .

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00. In addition, dealer license may be suspended for a period of up to one year.

12.28 CERTAIN WATERFOWL DECOYS PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take waterfowl with the use of decoys simulating wing movements after July 1, 2006 . (Ref. Code 01.00C Definition of Terms).

EXCEPTION:

(1) During the Snow, Blue and Ross' Goose Conservation Order.

(2) Kite devices.

PENALTY:$100.00 to $1,000.00.

15.05 RELEASE OR ESCAPE OF NATIVE AND NON-NATIVE

WILDLIFE .

(A) It shall be unlawful to release into the wild any native or non-native species of wildlife without prior approval of the Commission.

(B) The Commission or its designees are authorized to recapture or kill any wildlife, whether kept legally or illegally, that escapes from or is illegally released from captivity.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In accordance with a valid Game Bird Shooting Resort Permit specially relating to captive raised quail, pheasant, chukar and mallards. Ref. Code 15.06 (Game Bird Shooting Resort Permit Requirements).

(2) AGFC personnel in the performance of their official duties.

(3) Native wildlife, other than mountain lions, in accordance with a valid Commission Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit or a United States Fish and Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit. Ref. Code 15.19 (Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit Requirement).

(4) Individuals or organizations may be permitted to hold captive and possess on a temporary basis raccoon, fox, coyote, captive-reared mallards or pen-raised quail for the sole purpose of dog training or conducting field trial sanctioned by the American Kennel Club (AKC), National Field Retriever Association (NFRA), North American Hunting Retriever Association (NAHRA), Hunting Retrievers Club (HRC), United Kennel Club (UKC) or American Coon Hunters Association (ACHA) upon requesting and receiving written approval from the Commission. Ref. Codes 9.07 (Bird Dog Training Restrictions), 9.08 (Waterfowl Retriever Training Restrictions), and 15.01 Exception 6 (Possession of Certain Wildlife in Captivity Prohibited).

(5) Individuals may be permitted to hold captive and possess on a temporary basis pen-raised pheasant for the sole purpose of dog training upon requesting and receiving written approval from the Commission. Ref. Codes 9.07 (Bird Dog Training Restrictions), 9.08 (Waterfowl Retriever Training Restrictions), and 15.01 Exception 6 (Possession of Certain Wildlife in Captivity Prohibited).

(6)In accordance with a valid Falconry permit. Ref. Code 14.03 (Falconry Permit Required).

PENALTY: $500.00 to $5,000.00.

15.17 WILDLIFE IMPORTATION PERMIT REQUIREMENTS. A Wildlife Importation Permit, authorized by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, shall be required to import wildlife into the state of Arkansas regardless of the final destination of the wildlife, whether in Arkansas or points beyond. This permit is not required to move legally possessed captive wildlife from one point to another within the state of Arkansas.

(A) Wildlife Importation Permit holders may import wildlife into or transport wildlife through the state under the following conditions provided that prior to transport the owner possesses the following documentation:

(1) Written proof of the origin and destination of each animal.

(2) Documentation for each animal to demonstrate that they have not been kept in, or originated from, a location from which importation has been restricted as per Code 15.18.

(3) A completed Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Veterinary Examination Record Form upon which an accredited veterinarian has certified each animal to be free of diseases/parasites in accordance with Code15.11 (C).

(4) All cervids imported into Arkansas must have a permanent tag or other marker that will allow identification of individual animals recorded in these documents.

(5) All waterfowl imported into Arkansas must have a seamless metal band on one leg that identifies them as a captive-raised bird. The permit holder must possess documentation that the waterfowl have originated from a flock participating in the National Poultry Improvement Program and have tested negative for duck virus enteritis within 60 days before entry into the state.

(B) A copy of the owner's Wildlife Importation Permit and the documentation required in Section A of this code (15.17) must accompany each animal during transport.

(C) Within seven (7) days of entry of an animal into the state, the owner must submit to the Commission's Wildlife Management Division all documentation required in Section A of this code (15.17).

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Fish and aquatic turtles listed on the Approved Aquaculture Species List, other than those prohibited by Commission Code 32.13 (Certain Exotic Fish Prohibited).

(2) Wildlife exchanged with other states by the Commission.

(3) In accordance with Commission Code 15.18 Exception 2 (Wildlife Importation Restrictions).

PENALTY: $500.00 to $5,000.00.

16.08 SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN BEAR HUNT RESTRICTIONS.

It shall be unlawful for anyone other than youths, 15 years of age or younger; 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.

Section 17.00 ELK

17.07 CHASING ELK WITH DOGS PROHIBITED. It shall be 05-98/03-06 unlawful to allow use dogs to chase elk for pleasure or for training purposes, or to use dogs to take or attempt to take elk at any time.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

18.01 HUNTING WILDLIFE IN CLOSED SEASON PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess any species of wildlife, or portions thereof, other than during a season opened by the Commission and by utilizing the appropriate method or methods for that season.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with Commission Code 15.16 (Native Wildlife Pet Restrictions).

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

(3) In compliance with Commission Code Section 15.00 (Captive Wildlife/Hunting Resorts).

(4) Carcasses of wildlife legally obtained or brought from outside the state and accompanied by verification.

(5) Nongame wildlife, excluding wildlife, migratory birds and endangered species, which pose reasonable threat or endangerment to persons or property.

(6) In compliance with Commission Code 39.01 (Permit/License Requirements for the Commercial Harvest and Sale of Aquatic Turtles).

(7) In compliance with Commission Code 42.01 (Fish Farmer Permit Requirements).

(8) Carcasses or pelts of furbearers legally taken in Arkansas may be possessed outside of the furbearer hunting and trapping seasons in compliance with Commission Code 10.10 (Unlawful Possession of Pelts) and provided that otters are tagged in compliance with Commission Code 10.12 (Bobcat and Otter Pelt Tagging Requirement).

PENALTY: $500.00 to $2,000.00.

In addition, a jail sentence not to exceed 10 days may be imposed and hunting privileges may be suspended in accordance with Code 11.05, Revocation of Privileges. Equipment used in such violations (including but not limited to killing devices and lights) may be confiscated by the court, forfeited to the State, and disposed of according to law.

18.02 NIGHT HUNTING PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to hunt or kill any wildlife at night with or without the use of a light of any type.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) The taking of bobcat, raccoon, and opossum when treed by dogs at night during an open season for that species (Ref: Commission Codes 2.07 and 24.07);

(2) The taking of frogs by legal methods during open bullfrog season.

(3) The checking of legally set traps or snares and possessing .22 caliber rimfire firearms only.

(4) In compliance with Commission Code 18.09A.

PENALTY: $500.00 to $2,000.00.

In addition, a jail sentence of up to one year and/or suspension of hunting and fishing privileges may be imposed in accordance with Code 11.05, Revocation of Privileges. Night hunting resulting in any personal injury to another person will result in the maximum fine and jail sentence. Equipment used in such violations (including but not limited to killing devices and lights) may be confiscated by the court, forfeited to the State, and disposed of according to law.

18.03 SELLING WILDLIFE RESTRICTIONS. It shall be unlawful to purchase, sell, offer for sale, barter or trade any species of wildlife or portions thereof.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Furbearer pelts and carcasses taken during a furbearer season may be sold by persons with valid hunting or furdealer licenses. Purchase of furbearer pelts and carcasses must be in compliance with Commission Code 10.13 (Fur Dealer License Requirement).

(2) In compliance with Section 15.00 (Captive Wildlife/Hunting Resorts).

(3) In compliance with Commission Code 36.04 (License Requirements for Sale of Bullfrogs by Fish Farmers).

(4) In compliance with Commission Code 41.07 (Requirements for Selling Commercial Fish).

(5) In compliance with Commission Code 42.01 (Fish Farmer Permit Requirements).

(6) In compliance with Commission Code 39.01 (Permit/License Requirements for the Commercial Harvest and Sale of Aquatic Turtles).

(7) In compliance with Commission Code 37.02 (Minnow Dealers License Requirements).

(8) In compliance with Commission Code 38.01 (Mussel Shell Taker Buyer, and Seller License Requirements).

(9) In compliance with 31.07-A (Sale of Bait Prohibited).

(10) Squirrel tails, deer antlers, deer hides and feathers from non-migratory game birds legally taken.

(11) Legally acquired commercially raised wildlife from outside the state and accompanied by documentation verifying origin and in compliance with Section 15.00.

(12) Live Coyote taken in Arkansas in compliance with Commission Codes 10.02,,10.06, 10.07, 10.08, 10.13, 10.14, 18.09 and 18.09A may only be sold by or purchased from those with Commission Wildlife Breeder/Dealer permits.

(13) Nonprofit organizations with a valid tax identification number may pay for the processing of deer and charitably donate processed deer to needy, qualified individuals.

PENALTY: 1st Offense $500.00 to $5,000.00. In addition, a jail sentence not to exceed one (1) year may be imposed. Subsequent Offenses $2,000.00 to $10,000.00. In addition, a jail sentence not to exceed one (1) year may be imposed.

19.06 IMPORTATION OF CERVID CARCASSES, PARTS AND PRODUCTS. It shall be unlawful to import, transport or possess in Arkansas a cervid carcass or carcass part from any area, as proclaimed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, that has a known case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) or considered taken from a captive facility or within an enclosure.

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

Colorado

West Virginia

Illinois

Oklahoma*

Kansas

South Dakota

Minnesota*

Montana*

Nebraska

New Mexico

New York

Utah

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Alberta*

Saskatchewan

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

(B) 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).

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Meat that has bones removed.

(2) Meat that has no portion of the spinal column or head attached.

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

(4) Cleaned teeth.

(5) Finished taxidermy and antler products.

(6) Hides and tanned products.

(7) Deer or elk harvested in commercial wildlife hunting resorts in Arkansas providing that a chronic wasting disease sample is collected in accordance with code 15.11C (General Provisions Applicable to Captive Wildlife Permits).

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00

20.02 FIREARM RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs. It shall be unlawful to possess any rifle, revolver or pistol larger than .22 caliber rimfire; buckshot; or rifled slugs on any wildlife management area other than during the open modern gun deer, bear or elk seasons on the following WMAs. (Ref. 06.02, Guns and Ammunition Prohibited During Modern Gun Deer Seasons; and 16.02, Killing Device Restrictions for Bear Hunting and 17.02, Weapon Restrictions for Taking Elk).

(A) Big Lake, Brushy Creek, St. Francis Sunken Lands, 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 07.02) shooting a single projectile only during modern gun season.

(B) Beaver Lake WMA (islands only), Greers Ferry WMA and that part of Trusten Holder lying north of the Arkansas River from the Pendleton Bridge, thru the Arkansas Post Canal to Lock #1 at Wild Goose , including all lands surrounding Merrisach Lake, Post Lake, Moore Bayou and all associated Corp lands - no rifles (including muzzleloading rifles) for any season.

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

(D) Harris Brake WMA - shotguns only.

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

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

(G) The Farm Unit within Bald Knob NWR, Johnson County WRA within Dardanelle WMA and Wapanocca NWR - muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile only or shotguns with slugs.

(H) Trusten Holder WMA - within the delineated boundaries of the Arkansas Post National Park buffer zone discharge of any firearm is prohibited.

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.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

20.09 PERMANENT DUCK BLINDS PROHIBITED ON WMA's. It shall be unlawful to build, erect, or hunt from permanent duck blinds (any structure being fabricated from metal, lumber, wire, nylon and other identifiable building materials) which are not removed or torn down each day at the end of the hunt or at the end of shooting hours on any wildlife management area.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Only blinds on Big Lake WMA and St. Francis Sunken Lands WMA, which have been assigned an ID number on or before June 30, 2006 by the Commission and have been well-constructed in the judgment of the Regional Wildlife Supervisor, may be maintained in compliance with Commission guidelines. Construction of any blind after June 30, 2006 is prohibited. Blinds that have deteriorated beyond a safe, usable condition in the judgment of the Regional Wildlife Supervisor cannot be rebuilt and may be destroyed by Commission personnel. Existing blinds may not be moved.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00. Illegal structures may be removed by Commission personnel and destroyed or otherwise disposed of in accordance with Commission policy.

20.12 SEASON RESTRICTIONS WITHIN CAMP ROBINSON DEMONSTRATION AREA. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take or possess, dove, furbearing animals, rabbit, squirrel, quail and waterfowl within Camp Robinson Wildlife Demonstration Area.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Dove hunting as permitted under Commission Code 24.05.

(2) Furbearer hunting in accordance with Commission Code 24.07 (Furbearer Seasons and Bag Limits on WMAs).

(3) Squirrel hunting as permitted under Commission Code 24.04.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

20.23 COMPLIANCE WITH CAMP ROBINSON WMA AND FT.

CHAFFEE WMA POST REGULATIONS REQUIRED. It shall be unlawful to fail to comply with Post Regulations pertaining to the taking or attempting to take fish and wildlife within Camp Robinson WMA and Ft. Chaffee WMA, .

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

20.32 HUNTING RESTRICTIONS ON CASEY JONES AND LAFAYETTE COUNTY WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA. It shall be unlawful to hunt by means of stands, blinds, vehicles, on foot, or any other method within 50 feet from centerline of any gravel road or railroad right-of-way within the Casey Jones and Lafayette County Wildlife Management Areas. It shall also be unlawful to place or leave any stand, blind, vehicle, or other hunting apparatus with the intent of hunting from any of these within 50 feet from centerline of any gravel road or railroad right-of-way within the Casey Jones and Lafayette County Wildlife Management Areas.

PENALTY: $100.00 TO $1,000.00.

21.01 DEER SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take or possess deer by any method within WMAs other than as specified herein:

BALD KNOB NWR

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 11-12, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or no more than two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during muzzleloader deer season. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the permit modern gun deer season. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006 and December 29-31, 2006. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-December 17, 2006 and December 26-28, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than two doe may be taken with firearms. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BAYOU METO WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader(permit hunt): October 7-11, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-8, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the permit muzzleloader hunt. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the permit modern gun hunt. (Ref. Code 21.02 and Code 21.03)

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun hunt. Youth hunters may take one buck of choice during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BELL SLOUGH WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

BERYL ANTHONY LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 29-31, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-December 17 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BIG CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11- December 10 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BIG LAKE NWR

Archery: November 1-December 31, 2006.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit three (3) deer; no more than one doe. No more

than two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with

archery tackle only. (Ref. Codes 20.11 and 21.03)

BIG LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-12, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the modern gun hunt. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BIG TIMBER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-December 10 and December 26-28, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11 and Code 20.11)

BLEVINS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 29-31, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-December 17 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. A Blue Mountain WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader and modern gun deer hunts. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and Code 21.02)

BREWER LAKE/CYPRESS CREEK WMA Archery/Firearms: Closed.

BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-12 and December 26-28, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunt. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

CACHE RIVER NWR

Archery (all units): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader (all units): October 14-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (all units permit hunt): November 11-15, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during muzzleloader deer season. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the permit quota modern gun deer season. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

CAMP ROBINSON WDA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-6, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt. (Ref. Code 21.02)

CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): November 18, 2006. November 19, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 23-24. November 25-26, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the permit muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

CANEY CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. A Caney Creek WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take

one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.02)

CASEY JONES WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 29-31, 2006. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-Decedmber 17 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

CEDAR CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

CHEROKEE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23- December 3 and December 26-28, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during

the muzzleloader and modern gun hunt. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA

Archery: October 1-December 31, 2006.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 21-23, 2006.

Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): November 4-6, 2006

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 24-26, 2006

Modern Gun (permit hunt): December 2-4, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks

(which may consist of one type A buck and one type B buck or two

type B bucks). The combined doe bag limit per person for archery,

muzzleloader and modern gun is two. A doe must be harvested

and checked before a legal type A buck may be harvested during

any hunt, except during the modern gun youth permit hunt.

Youths are allowed to harvest one type A buck without first

harvesting and checking a doe. All harvested doe and type B bucks

are "Bonus Deer" and do not count against the statewide bag limit.

Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 29-31, 2006. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader hunt. (Ref Code 20.11)

CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 7-11, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-8, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe 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. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

CYPRESS BAYOU WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 7-9, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-6, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the permit muzzleloader or permit modern gun hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

DAGMAR WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 14-18, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-8, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the permit muzzleloader or the permit modern gun hunt. (Ref. Code 21.02 and 21.03)

DARDANELLE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Johnson County, Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRAs: October 1-31, 2006 and February 1-15, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): Johnson County WRA only: November 5-6, 2006. (

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader hunt and modern gun hunts. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to two doe may be taken during the Johnson County WRA Modern Gun Mobility-impaired Permit Hunt. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 14-16, 2006.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with

archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be

taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt. (Ref. Code 21.02)

DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 29-31, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-December 17 and December 26-28, 2006. .

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with

archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than two doe may be taken with firearms. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3, 2006 and December 26-28, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and no more than two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one deer of either sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

DR. LESTER SITZES, III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Red Slough WRA-October 1- November 10, 2006. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 7-11, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-8, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during each of the muzzleloader and modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with

archery tackle only.

ED GORDON POINT REMOVE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): October 28-29, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe 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 hunts. Doe harvested during the modern gun permit hunts are bonus deer and do not count against the statewide seasonal bag limit. A doe must be harvested and checked before a buck may be harvested during both modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02 and 21.03)

ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA Archery/Firearms: Closed

ETHEL WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken by archery tackle only.

FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken by archery tackle only.

FELSENTHAL NWR

Archery: October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 13-14, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 3-4, 2006 and November

10-11, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks or up to two doe may be taken with

archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be

taken during muzzleloader quota permit deer hunt. No more than

one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the modern gun

quota permit deer hunt. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

FT. CHAFFEE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): November 25, 2006. November 26, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 18, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 19, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be harvested with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunts or the modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

FROG BAYOU WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

GALLA CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): October 21-22, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the modern gun youth permit hunt. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

GENE RUSH WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. A Gene Rush WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the firearms deer seasons. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11 and 21.02)

GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt): October 24-26, 2006 Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no buck antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the Muzzleloader Mobility Impaired Permit Hunt. (Ref. Code 21.02 and 21.03)

GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 7-11, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-8, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more that one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the firearms gun permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

GUM FLATS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 25 - December 10 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe 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. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 7-11, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-8, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during each of the muzzleloader permit and the modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 14-18, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-8, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the permit muzzleloader or the permit modern gun hunt. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 7-11, 2006.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 21-22, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-8, 2006.)

Seasonal bag limit two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the firearms gun permit hunts. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the modern gun youth permit hunt. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

HOLLA BEND NWR

Archery: October 1-December 10, 2006. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): December 16, 2006. Seasonal bag limit two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck and no more than one doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the modern gun youth permit hunt. All deer taken during the modern gun youth permit hunt are bonus deer and do not count against the statewide bag limit. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 28-November 1, 2006. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt. (Ref. Code 21.02)

HOPE UPLAND WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 4-5, 2006. (youth hunt). Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck

(no antler restrictions) and one doe during the modern gun youth permit hunt. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 11-19 and November 25-December 10, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during each of the firearms permit hunts. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe during the modern gun youth permit hunt. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearm hunts. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.03)

IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Combined seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN WDA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 7-8, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 15-16, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the modern gun youth permit hunt. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the Modern Gun Permit Hunt. (Ref. Code 21.02)

JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt). No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

JIM KRESS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

JONES POINT WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 29-31, 2006. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-December 17 and December 26-28, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the firearms hunts. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Modern Gun Youth Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

LAKE GREESON WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006. Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt): October 7-8, 2006.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 11-19 and November 25-December 10, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt, muzzleloader mobility impaired hunt, and the modern gun permit hunt. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe during the modern gun youth permit hunt. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

LEE COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun : November 11-December 10, 2006 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. No more than two legal bucks or two doe may be taken during the firearms hunts. (Ref. Code 06.11)

LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 7-11, 2006. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

LITTLE RIVER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-December 10 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the firearms hunts. Youth hunters may take no more that one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

MADISON COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 7-11, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 4-8, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the firearms permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms deer hunt. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 15, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23- December 3 and

December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with

archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be

taken during the firearms hunts. A Muddy Creek WMA doe quota

permit is required to harvest a doe during the firearms deer

seasons. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no

antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun

Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.02)

NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

NIMROD/LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms hunt. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11) NORFORK LAKE WMA

Archery (all units): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward

Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units October 14-22, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units: November 4-5, 2006.

Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed.

Modern Gun: Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County

Units: November 11-19, 2006. Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe sex during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

OVERFLOW NWR

Archery: October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken with

archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be

taken during muzzleloader deer hunt; refuge permit required.

Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

OZAN WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 29-31, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-December 17 and December 26-28,

2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks and up to four doe may be taken

with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe

may be taken during the firearms hunt. Youth hunters may take

one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special

Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

OZARK LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms hunt. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms hunts. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms hunt. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

PINEY CREEKS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms hunt. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

POISON SPRINGS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 29-31, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-December 17 and December 26-28,

2005.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with

archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be

taken during the firearms hunt. Youth hunters may take one buck

(no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun

Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

POND CREEK NWR

Archery: October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-16, 2006.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 17-19, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken with

archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be

taken during muzzleloader deer hunt; refuge permit required. No

more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the

modern gun youth permit hunt. No more than one legal buck and

one doe may be taken during modern gun quota permit deer hunt.

Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Combined seasonal bag limit of three (3) 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.

PROVO WMA

Archery: October 1 2006-January 31 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 25-December 10, 2006 and December 26-28, 2005.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during firearms hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

RAINEY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader(permit hunt): October 14-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 11-15, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the permit firearms hunt. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA

Archery (permit hunt): October 21-December 3, 2006. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck and two doe may be taken with archery tackle only. Doe harvested on this area are bonus deer and do not count against the statewide seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

RING SLOUGH WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) 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: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the firearms hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with

archery tackle only.

ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 28-November 1, 2006. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 18, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 24-25, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. Youth hunters may take one legal buck or one doe during the modern gun youth permit hunt. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the permit firearms hunt. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-12, 2006. December

26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with

archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during

the modern gun hunt. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler

restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth

Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 29-31, 2006. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-December 17 and December 26-28, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe

during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.03)

SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 14-16, 2006.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with

archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be

taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt. (Ref. Code 21.02)

SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

SPRING BANK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-December 10 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Henry Moore WRA- October 1- November 10, 2006.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-December 10 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

SYLAMORE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-19 and November 23-25, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be

taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun hunts. A Sylamore WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader or modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.02)

TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 7-11, 2006.

Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt): Jardis Point area only. Noon,November 29-December 1, 2006. This hunt is administered by the Corp of Engineers.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe 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 (Contact Corp of Engineers at 870-548-2291 for specific application criteria; application period July 5-September 5). (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 28-November 1, 2006.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 24-28, 2006. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): December 26-28, 2006 Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe can be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the permit muzzleloader, the permit modern gun, or the modern gun youth permit hunt. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

W. E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-12, November 18-19 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during any of the modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

WAPANOCCA NWR

Archery: October 1, 2006-January

31, 2007.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun: November 11-12, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks.

No more than two legal bucks or one doe may be taken with

archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be

taken during the modern gun quota permit hunt. (Ref. Codes

20. 11, 21.02 and 21.03)

WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

WATTENSAW WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 28-November 1, 2006. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 18, 2006. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 24-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe can be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the permit muzzleloader, the permit modern gun, or the modern gun youth permit hunt. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

WEDINGTON WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): December 2-3, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck.

No more than one legal buck or two doe 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. (Ref. Codes

20. 02, 21.02 and 21.03)

WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

WHITEHALL WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

WHITE RIVER NWR

Archery: October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007(north unit).

October 1-December 31, 2006(south unit).

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 14-16, 2006(north and south units).

October 17-20, 2006(north unit).

Modern Gun (permit hunt):November 11-13, 2006(north and south units). November 14-17, 2006(north unit). Cook's Lake Area (youth permit hunt): December 2-3, 2006 Cook's Lake Area (mobility impaired permit hunt): December 8-10, 2006 Season bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe can be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader hunts. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the modern gun hunts. Cooks Lake Area: no more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit youth hunt. Cooks Lake Area: 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. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

WHITE ROCK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006.

Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23-December 3 and December 26-28, 2006.

Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun hunts. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Code 06.11)

WINONA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22 and December 16-18, 2006.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 4-5, 2006. Modern Gun: November 11-19, November 23- December 3 and December 26-28, 2006. Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun seasons. A Winona WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader or modern gun seasons. Youth hunters may take one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.02)

WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

21.02 DEER PERMIT REQUIREMENTS ON CERTAIN WMAs. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take deer during deer permit hunts on certain WMAs without first obtaining the required permit (Reference Code 20.25, Non-Compliance with Terms of Permit Hunts on WMAs Prohibited and Code 20.26, Season Restrictions During Permit Hunts on WMAs) as specified herein:

(A) Buck and/or Doe: Bayou Meto (firearms), Bald Knob NWR (modern gun), Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois D'arc (firearms), Cache River NWR (modern gun), Camp Robinson WDA (modern gun), Camp Robinson WMA (firearms), Choctaw Island (firearms), Cut-Off Creek (firearms), Cypress Bayou (firearms), Dagmar (firearms), Dave Donaldson Black River (muzzleloader), Ed Gordon Point Remove (modern gun), Felsenthal NWR (firearms), Ft. Chaffee (firearms), Gulf Mountain (firearms), Harold E. Alexander Spring River (firearms), Henry Gray Hurricane Lake (firearms), Hobbs SPCA (firearms), Holla Bend NWR (archery), Holland Bottoms (muzzleloader), Howard County (firearms), J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WDA (modern gun), Lake Greeson (firearms), Little Bayou (muzzleloader), Madison County (firearms), Overflow NWR (muzzleloader), Pond Creek NWR (modern gun), Rex Hancock Black Swamp (firearms), Rick Evans Grandview Prairie (archery), St. Francis National Forest (firearms), Shirey Bay Rainey Brake (muzzleloader), Trusten Holder (muzzleloader), U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA (firearms), Wapanocca NWR (modern gun), Wattensaw (firearms), Wedington (firearms) and White River NWR (firearms).

(B) Doe: Blue Mountain (firearms), Caney Creek (firearms), Gene Rush (firearms), Muddy Creek (firearms), Sylamore (firearms) and Winona (firearms) WMAs.

(C) Mobility Impaired: Choctaw Island (modern gun), Johnson County WDA within Dardanelle (modern gun), Greers Ferry Lake (muzzleloader), Lake Greeson (muzzleloader) and Jardis Point within Trusten Holder (muzzleloader).

(D) Youth: Choctaw Island (modern gun), Galla Creek (modern gun), Hobbs SP-CA (modern gun), Hope Upland (modern gun), Holla Bend NWR (modern gun), Howard County WMA (modern gun), J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WDA (modern gun), Lake Greeson WMA (modern gun), Pond Creek NWR (modern gun), St. Francis National Forest (modern gun), U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA (modern gun) and Wattensaw (modern gun).

EXCEPTION:

(1) Youths during the Special Modern Gun Youth Deer Hunt are

exempted from WMA/Zone Doe Quota Permit requirementsRef. 06.11).

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

21.03 BUCK DEER RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN WILDLIFE

MANAGEMENT AREAS. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take a deer other than a legal buck (Ref. Code 01.00 C) except as specified herein:

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

(2) On Choctaw Island WMA, a buck must have:

(A) Type A Buck - at least five or more points (one inch or longer) on one side or have an inside spread equal to or greater than 15 inches (measured at widest point at a right angle to the center line of the skull) or "button bucks" with no hardened antler; or

(B) Type B Buck - five total points or less, including the main beams.

(3) On Cut-off Creek, Bayou Meto, Dagmar, Henry Gray Hurricane Lake, Little Bayou, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Trusten Holder, Seven Devils, U of A Pine Tree and Wattensaw WMAs and all National Wildlife Refuges, a buck must have:

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

(B) have four 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 within White River NWR.

(4) On Ed Gordon Point Remove, Galla Creek, Johnson County WRA within Dardanelle WMA and Wedington WMAs any buck deer may be legally harvested during a firearms permit hunt.

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

(6) On Hobbs S-P CA, Holla Bend NWR, Hope Upland WMA, Howard County WMA, Howard Hensley Searcy County WMA, Lake Greeson WMA, Provo WMA and Cooks Lake Area (White River NWR) youth hunters may harvest any buck during the scheduled permit youth hunts on each area (Ref. Code 21.02).

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

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00

21.05 BEAR SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs.

It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take or possess bear by any method within WMAs other than as specified herein:

BALD KNOB NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BAYOU METO WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BEAVER LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006.Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. BELL SLOUGH WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed. 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: October 1-November 30, 2006(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2). Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2). Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt) (only on that part of the area that lies in bear zone 2). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2).

Statewide bag limit.

BLEVINS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. BREWER LAKE CYPRESS CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. CACHE RIVER NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON WDA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed. CANEY CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. CASEY JONES WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CEDAR CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CHEROKEE WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

CHOCTAW ISLAND 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. DAGMAR WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. DARDANELLE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. 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/Firearms: Closed. ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. ETHEL WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FELSENTHAL NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FT. CHAFFEE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FROG BAYOU WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. GALLA CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. GENE RUSH WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed. GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 7-11, 2006(deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-8, 2006(deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

GUM FLATS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 7-11, 2006(deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-8, 2006(deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed. HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HOBBS SP-CA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 7-11, 2006(deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-8, 2006(deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

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: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 11-19, 2006. Statewide bag limit. IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN WDA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 11-19, 2006. Statewide bag limit. JIM KRESS WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. JONES POINT WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. 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: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 11-19, 2006. Statewide bag limit. TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. MADISON COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 7-11, 2006(deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-8, 2006(deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. MUDDY CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006.. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. NORFORK LAKE WMA

Archery: All Units October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward

Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units October 14-22, 2006.

Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward

Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units November 4-5, 2006

(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 11-19, 2006. Statewide bag limit. OVERFLOW NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. OZAN WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. OZARK LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. 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: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. 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: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. 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. SEVEN DEVILS 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

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit. Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit. November 11-19 and November 23-25, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Archery: December 9-17, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

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. WATTENSAW 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: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. W.E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WINONA WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 14-22, 2006. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 4-5, 2006(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 6- 30, 2006. Statewide bag limit. WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00. In addition, a jail sentence not to exceed 10 days may be imposed and hunting privileges may be suspended in accordance with Code 11.05, Revocation of Privileges.

22.01 DOG RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt

to take, or pursue wildlife or feral hogs by the use of dogs on any Wildlife Management Area.

EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) Quail and Rabbit Dog Training: September 1-April 1, except during firearms deer hunts where dogs are not allowed.

(3) Training dogs on Camp Robinson WDA, Wylie Cox Field Trial Area and J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WDA requires a current Arkansas hunting license and these areas are closed to dog training during organized field trials.

(4) Dogs required to hunt bobcat, opossum, and raccoon at night in accordance with Commission Code 24.07 (Furbearer Seasons and Bag Limits on WMAs).

(5) J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WDA is open for training raccoon dogs at night only and rabbit dogs year-round except during field trials. Quail Dog Training from October 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 fall 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) Dogs allowed for spring squirrel hunting, except on White River NWR.

(9) Quail hunting with bird dog breeds only, during open season.

(10) Modern gun deer hunting November 11-19 and November 23-December 3, 2006on Cherokee WMA, November 25-December 10, 2006on Gum Flats, Lake Greeson and Provo WMAs November 23-December 3, 2005on Mt. Magazine WMA.

(11) Dogs allowed for coyote, fox and bobcat hunting on Casey Jones and Cherokee WMAs during the declared furbearer season when a firearms deer season is closed (Ref. Commission Codes 21.01 and 24.07).

(12) Dogs allowed for modern gun deer season on Blue Mountain, Lloyd Millwood Nimrod, Dardanelle and Ozark Lake WMAs, except no dogs on islands except waterfowl retrievers during waterfowl season and hunting furbearers at night.

(13) Dogs allowed for fall squirrel hunting on the Casey Jones, Big Timber, Ozark National Forest, Piney Creeks and White Rock WMAs.

(14) 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.

(15) Quail and Rabbit Dog Training on Camp Robinson WDA from September 15-April 1, except during firearms deer hunts where dogs are not allowed.

(16) Employees of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the National Park Service or their designees engaged in official duties.

PENALTY: $100.00 to 1,000.00.

23.01 TURKEY SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs.

It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take wild turkey by any method within WMAs other than as specified herein, and in compliance with Code 02.12 (Game Animal Daily Bag Limit and Possession Restrictions):

BALD KNOB NWR

Fall (Archery) (Mingo Creek Unit):

October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery) (Mingo Creek Unit): April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Spring (Firearms): Closed. BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

BAYOU METO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

BELL SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): See Camp Robinson WMA. (Ref. Code 23.02) BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

BERYL ANTHONY LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 13-15, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BIG CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

BIG LAKE NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BIG LAKE WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BIG TIMBER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

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Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. . Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BLEVINS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BREWER LAKE CYPRESS CREEK WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CACHE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. In all Hunt Units. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt) in Hunt Units 1 and

3. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-May 5, 2006 in Hunt Unit 1. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys,

no more than one jake. April 8-21, 2006 in Hunt Unit 3. One gobbler or bearded turkey. Hunt Unit 2 see Rex Hancock Black Swamp WMA.

Ref. Code 23.02)

CAMP ROBINSON WDA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms) (includes Bell Slough WMA): April 12-14, 2005,

April 19-21, 2005 and April 26-28, 2005. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) All areas south of Declination Road and east of Cato Road, south of the pipeline and west of Cato Road, the impact area and the drop zone are closed.

CANEY CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CASEY JONES WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

CEDAR CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CHEROKEE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 3-10, 2006 and April 28-May 5, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey each hunt.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, 2006, April 18-20, 2006 and April 25-27, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Hunting ends at 1:00 p.m. daily for permit hunts. CYPRESS BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

DAGMAR WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. DARDANELLE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DR. LESTER SITZES, III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 8-10, 2006 and April 14-16, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. ED GORDON POINT REMOVE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Wiley Cox FTA is closed to hunting. ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. ETHEL WMA

all (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FELSENTHAL NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery): Other than during permit hunts, areas are restricted to archery hunting and are open April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms) (: April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 13-15, 2006 and April 20-22, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Turkeys must be checked at designated check stations: Sport-about, Hermitage Bait Shop, Carroll's Grocery, Vestal's Ice or Teddy Bear Convenience Store. FT. CHAFFEE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FROG BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. GALLA CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GENE RUSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GUM FLATS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): Closed. Spring: Closed.

HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey. Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 8-10, 2006, April 15-17, 2006, April 22-24, 2006 and April 29-May 1, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 15-16, 2006 and April 22-23, 2006 (youth hunts). One gobbler or bearded turkey. HOBBS SP-CA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HOLLA BEND NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1-December

10, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) Turkeys must be checked at Area

Headquarters. HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 and April 15-17, 2006 (youth hunts). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 22-24, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

HOPE UPLAND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): See Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA (Ref.

Code 23.02).

HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN WDA Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JIM KRESS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

JONES POINT WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 8-10, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

LAKE GREESON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LEE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MADISON COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NORFORK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): All units October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): All units April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

All units April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OVERFLOW NWR Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. Spring (Firearms): Closed. OZAN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

PINEY CREEKS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms: October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POISON SPRINGS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POND CREEK NWR Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery): Other than during permit hunt, areas are restricted to archery hunting and are open April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) April 14-16, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

PROVO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. RAINEY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms) (includes Cache River NWR Unit 2 lands within

an area bounded by Hwy 64 on North, Hwy 17 on East, Hwy 38 on

South, and Hwy 33 on West): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 8-10, 2006 and April 22-24, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms)(Includes Hope Upland WMA): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

RING SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

RIVER BEND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex.

turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 8-10, 2006, April 15-17, 2006, April 22-24,

2006 and April 29-May 1, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref.

Code 23.02)

SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

SPRING BANK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 8-10, 2006 and April 14-16, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SYLAMORE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): Closed. Spring: Closed. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 8-May 5, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007.

One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers

or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One

either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

WAPANOCCA NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007.. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WATTENSAW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

WEDINGTON WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

WHITEHALL WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 8-21, 2006. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

WHITE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1-December 31, 2006(south unit), October 1,

2006 -January 31, 2007(north unit). One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WHITE ROCK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

W.E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-January 31, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkey, no more than one jake.

WINONA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1,

2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 23-29, 2006. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 1-2, 2006 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 8-May 5, 2006. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2006-February 28, 2007. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00. In addition, a jail sentence not to exceed 10 days may be imposed and hunting privileges may be suspended in accordance with Code 11.05, Revocation of Privileges.

Section 24.00

Small Game Seasons, Bag Limits and Regulations on Certain WMAs.

24.02 QUAIL SEASON RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAs. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess quail within the following

WMAs other than as specified herein:

(A) November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007within Holland Bottoms WMA - (Tuesdays and Saturdays only).

(B) November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007within Wattensaw WMA (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only, but closed on the Quail Habitat Restoration Area).

(C) November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007within Harold E. Alexander Spring River WMA - Quail hunting ends at Noon.

(D) November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007within Norfork Lake WMA (Chapin Point and Indian Head Units) - quail hunting ends at Noon.

(E) November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007in Compartment A. No permit required.

December 2, 6, 9, 13 and 16, 2006in Compartments 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 within Gulf Mountain Quail Demonstration Area. Permit required. Limit 5 per person.

(F) November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007within Hope Upland WMA (Tuesdays only). Limit 4).

(G) November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007within Ed Gordon Point Remove and Galla Creek WMAs (weekends only). Limit 4.

(H) November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007within Big Timber Upland WDA. Quail permit required, hunters must complete a Hunter Report Form after each hunt.

(I) December 1, 2006 - February 4, 2007within Ft. Chaffee WMA.

(J) November 1, 2006 - January 31, 2007within Felsenthal and Overflow NWRs.

(K) November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007within Prairie Bayou. Limit 4.

(L) November 1, 2006-February 11, 2007within Bald Knob NWR, Bayou Des Arc, Bayou Meto, Beaver Lake, Bell Slough, Benson Creek Natural Area, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita, Big Creek, Big Lake, Blevins, Blue Mountain, Bois D'Arc, Brewer Lake Cypress Creek, Brushy Creek, Buffalo National River, Cache River NWR, Camp Robinson WMA, Caney Creek, Casey Jones, Cattail Marsh, Cedar Creek, Cherokee, Cherokee Prairie Natural Area, Cove Creek Natural Area, Choctaw Island, Crossett Experimental Forest, Cut-Off Creek, Cypress Bayou, Dagmar, Dardanelle, Dave Donaldson Black River, Departee Creek, Devil's Knob Natural Area, Earl Buss Bayou DeView, Ethel, Frog Bayou, Garrett Hollow Natural Area, Gene Rush, Falcon Bottoms Natural Area, Greers Ferry Lake, Gum Flats, H.E. Flanagan Prairie Natural Area, Harris Brake, Henry Gray Hurricane Lake, Hobbs SP-CA, Howard County, Howard Hensley Searcy County, Iron Mountain Natural Area, Jamestown Independence County, Jim Kress, Jones Point, Lafayette County, Lake Greeson, Lee County, Little Bayou, Little River, Loafer's Glory, Madison County, Mount Magazine, Muddy Creek, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area, Nimrod Lloyd Millwood, Norfork Lake (Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units), Ozan, Ozark Lake, Ozark National Forest, Petit Jean River,, Pine City Natural Area, Piney Creeks, Poison Springs, Provo, Railroad Prairie Natural Area, Rainey, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Ring Slough, River Bend, Roth Prairie Natural Area, St. Francis National Forest WMA, St. Francis Sunken Lands, Sandhills Natural Area, Seven Devils, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake, Slippery Hollow Natural Area WMA, Smoke Hole Natural Area, Spring Bank, Stateline Sandponds Natural Area, Steve N. Wilson/Raft Creek Bottoms, Sulphur River, Sweden Creek Natural Area, Sylamore, Terre Noire Natural Area, Trusten Holder, Two Bayou Creek, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA, Warren Prairie Natural Area, W.E. Brewer Scatter Creek, Whitecliffs Natural Area, Whitehall, White Rock, Winona and Wittsburg Natural Area WMAs.

(M) Closed within Big Lake NWR, Camp Robinson WDA, Electric Island, Holla Bend NWR, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WDA, Johnson County WRA, Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRA within Dardanelle, Pond Creek NWR, Rick Evans Grandview Prairie, Robert L. Hankins Mud Creek, Wattensaw (closed only on the Quail Habitat Restoration Area), Wapanocca NWR, White River NWR, and Wedington WMA.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

24.03 RABBIT SEASON RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAs. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess rabbit within the following WMAs other than as specified herein:

(A) September 2, 2006 - February 28, 2007within Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs (Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays only).

(B) September 9, 2006- January 31, 2007within Felsenthal, Pond Creek and Overflow NWRs

(C) October 1-December 10, 2006 within Holla Bend NWR.

(D) September 9, 2006 - November 30, 2006within White River NWR (South Unit) and September 9, 2006 - January 31, 2007within White River NWR (North Unit).

(E) September 9, 2006-October 31, 2006within Big Lake and Wapanocca NWRs.

(F) September 2, 2006 -February 28, 2007within Prairie Bayou. Limit 4.

(G) September 9, 2006-February 28, 2007 within Bald Knob and Cache River NWRs.

(H) September 2, 2006 - February 28, 2007within, Bayou Des Arc, Bayou Meto, Beaver Lake, Bell Slough, Benson Creek Natural Area, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita, Big Creek, Big Lake, Big Timber, Blevins, Blue Mountain, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois D'Arc, Brewer Lake Cypress Creek, Brushy Creek, Buffalo National River,, Camp Robinson WMA, Caney Creek, Casey Jones, Cattail Marsh, Cedar Creek, Cherokee, Cherokee Prairie Natural Area, Choctaw Island, Cove Creek Natural Area, Crossett Experimental Forest, Cut-Off Creek, Cypress Bayou, Dagmar, Dardanelle, Dave Donaldson Black River, DePartee Creek, Devil's Knob Natural Area, Earl Buss Bayou DeView, Ed Gordon Point Remove, Ethel, Falcon Bottoms Natural Area, Ft. Chaffee, Frog Bayou, Galla Creek, Garrett Hollow Natural Area, Gene Rush, Greers Ferry Lake, Gulf Mountain, Gum Flats, H.E. Flanagan Prairie Natural Area, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Harris Brake, Henry Gray Hurricane Lake, Hobbs SP-CA, Holland Bottoms, Howard County, Howard Hensley Searcy County, Iron Mountain Natural Area, Jamestown Independence County, Jim Kress, Jones Point, Lafayette County, Lake Greeson, Lee County, Little Bayou, Little River, Loafer's Glory, Madison County, Mount Magazine, Muddy Creek, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area, Nimrod Lloyd Millwood, Norfork Lake, Ozan, Ozark Lake, Ozark National Forest, Pine City Natural Area, Petit Jean River,, Piney Creeks, Poison Springs, Provo, Railroad Prairie Natural Area, Rainey, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Ring Slough, River Bend, Robert L. Hankins Mud Creek WMA, Roth Prairie Natural Area, St. Francis National Forest, St. Francis Sunken Lands, Sandhills Natural Area, Seven Devils, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake, Slippery Hollow Natural Area, Smoke Hole Natural Area, Spring Bank, Stateline Sandponds Natural Area, Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms, Sulphur River, Sweden Creek Natural Area, Sylamore, Terre Noire Natural Area, Trusten Holder, Two Bayou Creek, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA, W.E. Brewer Scatter Creek, Warren Prairie Natural Area, Wattensaw (closed on the Quail Habitat Restoration Area), Wedington, White Cliffs Natural Area, Whitehall, White Rock, Winona WMAs and Wittsburg Natural Area.

(G) Closed within Camp Robinson WDA, Electric Island WMA, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WDA, Wylie Cox Field Trial Area on Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA, Wattensaw (closed only on the Quail Habitat Restoration Area) and Johnson County, Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRAs within Dardanelle WMA.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

24.04 SQUIRREL SEASONS RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAs. It shall

be unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess squirrel within the following

WMAs, other than as specified herein:

(A) September 9, 2006 - October 31, 2006within Big Lake NWR, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WDA and Wapanocca NWR.

(B) September 9 - 17, 2006within Camp Robinson WDA.

(C) September 9, 2006 - February 28, 2007within Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only).

(D) September 9, 2006 - January 31, 2007within Felsenthal, Pond Creek and Overflow NWRs.

(E) October 1-December 10, 2006 within Holla Bend NWR.

(F) September 9 - November 30, 2006within White River NWR (South Unit) and September 9, 2006 - January 31, 2007within White River NWR (North Unit).

(G) September 9, 2006 - February 28, 2007within Bald Knob NWR, Bayou Des Arc, Bayou Meto, Beaver Lake, Bell Slough, Benson

Creek Natural Area, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita, Big Creek, Big Lake, Big Timber, Blevins, Blue Mountain, Brewer Lake Cypress Creek, Brushy Creek, Buffalo National River, Cache River NWR, Camp Robinson WMA, Caney Creek, Casey Jones, Cattail Marsh, Cedar Creek, Cherokee, Cherokee Prairie Natural Area, Choctaw Island, Cove Creek Natural Area, Crossett Experimental Forest, Cypress Bayou, Cut-Off Creek, Dagmar, Dardanelle, Dave Donaldson Black River, Departee Creek, Devils' Knob Natural Area, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois D'Arc, Earl Buss Bayou DeView, Ed Gordon Point Remove, Ethel, Falcon Bottoms Natural Area, Ft. Chaffee, Frog Bayou, Galla Creek, Garrett Hollow Natural Area, Gene Rush, Greers Ferry Lake, Gulf Mountain, Gum Flats, H.E. Flanagan Prairie Natural Area, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Harris Brake, Henry Gray Hurricane Lake, Hobbs SP-CA, Holland Bottoms, Howard County, Howard Hensley Searcy County, Iron Mountain Natural Area, Jamestown Independence County, Jim Kress, Jones Point, Lafayette County, Lake Greeson, Lee County, Little Bayou, Little River, Loafer's Glory, Madison County, Mount Magazine, Muddy Creek, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area, Nimrod Lloyd Millwood WMA, Norfork Lake, Ozan, Ozark Lake, Ozark National Forest, Pine City Natural Area, Petit Jean River,, Piney Creeks, Poison Springs, Prairie Bayou, Provo, Railroad Prairie Natural Area, Rainey, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Ring Slough, River Bend, Robert L. Hankins Mud Creek, Roth Prairie Natural Area, St. Francis National Forest, St. Francis Sunken Lands, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake, Sandhills Natural Area, Seven Devils, Slippery Hollow Natural Area, Smoke Hole Natural Area, Spring Bank, Stateline Sandponds Natural Area, Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms, Sulphur River, Sweden Creek Natural Area, Sylamore, Terre Noire Natural Area, Trusten Holder, Two Bayou Creek, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA, W.E. Brewer Scatter Creek, Warren Prairie Natural Area, Wattensaw, Wedington, Whitehall, White Cliffs Natural Area, White Rock, Winona and Wittsburg Natural Area WMAs. ( H) May 12-June 10, 2007within Bayou Des Arc, Bayou Meto, Beaver Lake, Bell Slough, Benson Creek Natural Area, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita, Big Creek, Big Creek Natural Area, Big Lake, Big Timber, Blevins, Blue Mountain, Brewer Lake Cypress Creek, Brushy Creek, Buffalo National River, Camp Robinson WDA, Caney Creek, Casey Jones, Cattail Marsh, Cedar Creek, Cherokee, Cherokee Prairie Natural Area, Choctaw Island, Cove Creek Natural Area, Crossett Experimental Forest WMA, Cut-Off Creek, Cypress Bayou, Dagmar, Dardanelle, Dave Donaldson Black River, Departee Creek, Devils' Knob Natural Area, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois D'Arc, Earl Buss Bayou DeView, Ed Gordon Point Remove, Ethel, Falcon Bottoms Natural Area, Ft. Chaffee, Frog Bayou, Galla Creek, Garrett Hollow Natural Area, Gene Rush, Greers Ferry Lake, Gulf Mountain, Gum Flats, H.E. Flanagan Prairie Natural Area, Harris

Brake, Henry Gray Hurricane Lake, Hobbs SP-CA, Holland Bottoms, Howard County, Howard Hensley Searcy County, Iron Mountain Natural Area, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WDA, Jamestown Independence County, Jim Kress, Jones Point, Lake Greeson, Lee County, Little Bayou, Little River, Loafer's Glory, Madison County, Mount Magazine, Muddy Creek, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area, Nimrod Lloyd Millwood, Norfork Lake, Ozan, Ozark Lake, Ozark National Forest, Petit Jean River,, Pine City Natural Area, Piney Creeks, Poison Springs, Prairie Bayou, Provo, Railroad Prairie Natural Area, Rainey, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Ring Slough, River Bend, Robert L. Hankins Mud Creek, Roth Prairie Natural Area, St. Francis National Forest, St. Francis Sunken Lands, Sandhills Natural Area, Seven Devils WMA, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA, Smoke Hole Natural Area, Spring Bank WMA, Stateline Sandponds Natural Area, Slippery Hollow Natural Area, Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms, Sulphur River, Sweden Creek Natural Area, Sylamore, Terre Noire Natural Area, Trusten Holder, Two Bayou Creek, U Of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA, W.E. Brewer Scatter Creek, Warren Prairie Natural Area, Wattensaw, Wedington, Whitecliffs Natural Area, Whitehall, White River NWR (North Unit), White Rock, Winona and Wittsburg Natural Area WMAs.

( I) Fall Squirrel Closed within Electric Island WMA.

( J) Spring Squirrel Closed within Bald Knob NWR, Big Lake NWR, Cache River NWR, Camp Robinson WMA, Electric Island, Felsenthal NWR, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Holla Bend NWR, Hope Upland, Lafayette County, Overflow NWR, Pond Creek NWR, Rick Evans Grandview Prairie, White River NWR (South Unit) and Johnson County, Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRAs on Dardanelle, Wapanocca NWR and Wylie Cox Field Trial Area On Ed Gordon Point Remove WMAs.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

24.07 FURBEARER SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS ON WMAs. It shall

04-03/ be 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: September 1, 2006 - February 28, 2007. Limit two per day per species.

(B) Opossum Hunting: Sunrise, September 1, 2006 - Sunset, February 28, 2007. Day or night hunting. Dogs are required for hunting at night. Limit two per day.

(C) Bobcat and Coyote Hunting: Sunrise, October 1, 2006 - Sunset February 28, 2007 (Dogs not allowed to hunt Coyote. Dogs required to hunt bobcat at night.). From the first day of Spring Turkey season through the last day of Spring Squirrel Season (Day hunting only. No dogs allowed. Closed on WMAs without Spring Turkey or Spring Squirrel Seasons). Limit two per day per species.

(1) During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take bobcat or coyote.

(3) Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA: Closed to bobcat and coyote hunting unless other hunting seasons are open.

(4) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA: Closed to bobcat and coyote hunting except open on Tuesdays during daylight hours only.

(D) River Otter Hunting: November 17, 2006 - February 28, 2007. Limit two per day.

(E) Raccoon Hunting: Sunset, July 1 - Sunrise, August 31, 2006 (Night hunting only. Dogs are required. Limit one). Sunrise, September 1, 2006 - Sunset, February 28, 2007. (Day or night hunting. Dogs are required for hunting at night. Limit two per day.) March 1 - March 31, 2007 (Day or night hunting. Dogs are required for hunting at night. Limit one).

(F) Muskrat, Nutria and Beaver Hunting: September 1, 2006 - March 31, 2007. No limit.

(G) Badger, Spotted Skunk (Civet Cat), and Weasel Hunting: Closed.

(H) Furbearer Trapping (Other than Beaver, Coyote, Muskrat, and Nutria): Sunrise, November 17, 2006 - Sunset, February 17, 2007. No limit.

(I) Muskrat, Nutria and Beaver Trapping: Sunrise, November 17, 2006 - Sunset, March 31, 2007. No limit.

(J) Coyote Trapping: August 1, 2005 - March 31, 2006. No limit.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Camp Robinson WDA is closed to all trapping .

(2) Cedar Creek and Electric Island WMAs are closed to all furbearer hunting and trapping .

(3) J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WDA 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 is closed to all trapping.

(6) Ditch 28 on Big Lake WMA is closed to all trapping.

(7) Bobcat, coyote and fox hunting with dogs allowed on Casey Jones and Cherokee WMAs in accordance with Commission Code 22.01 (Dog Restrictions on WMAs).

PENALTY: $200.00 - $1,000.00

24.09 CROW SEASON ON WMAs. It shall be unlawful to take, attempt to 04-03/ take, or possess crows within the following WMAs other than as specified herein: All WMAs: September 2, 2006 - February 22, 2007. Thursdays - Mondays only. No limit.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) All NWRs, Camp Robinson WDA and Electric Island WMA: Closed.

(2) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs: Open Thursdays and Saturdays only during the statewide season.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

Section 25.00

Hunting and Migratory Waterfowl Regulations Within WMAs

25.01 MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING ACCESS TIME RESTRICTIONS WITHIN WMAs. It shall be unlawful for waterfowl hunters on Wildlife Management Areas to take or attempt to take migratory waterfowl or remain within or on water-inundated areas or natural/man-made watercourses on WMAS after 12:00 noon.

EXCEPTIONS:

(A) Migratory waterfowl hunting permitted during the entire day (regular shooting hours) of the last three days of the last duck season. Ref: Commission code 12.15 (Duck and Coot Season Restrictions).

(B) In Compliance with 25.02 (Hunting or Trespassing Prohibited Within Certain WMAs and Lakes.

(C) In accordance with those provisions as listed within Commission Code 12.27 (Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt Restrictions).

(D)All-day hunting allowed on Beaver Lake, Dardanelle (except at the McKinnen Bottoms and Hartman Waterfowl Units), Ft. Chaffee ,and Ozark Lake WMAs.

(E) Navigational boating access unrestricted on natural rivers within WMAs.

(F) In compliance with the Snow, Blue and Ross' Goose Conservation Order.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00

25.02 HUNTING OR TRESPASSING PROHIBITED WITHIN CERTAIN WMAs AND LAKES . It shall be unlawful to duck hunt and/or trespass on the following areas and lakes as specified herein:

(2) BIG LAKE - Mallard Lake is closed to hunting. Fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed.

(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 WDA - 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 2:00 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 State Hwy 103 . Dogs, hunting or trapping devices are prohibited on Johnson County, Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRAs.

(9) DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER - No hunting is allowed on Hubble Lake during duck season. Lake Ashbaugh is closed to all hunting. The waterfowl rest area, Brookings Moist Soil Unit and Hubble Lake are open for early teal season On Lake Ashbaugh and Hubble Lake, only fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed.

(10) FROG BAYOU - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated areas until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 12:00 p.m. ,

(11) 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 closed to hunting.

(12) HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated area until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 12:00 p.m.

(13) LITTLE BAYOU - Closed to all trespassing (except in designated campsites, parking areas and boat launch ramps) from 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. during duck season.

(14) PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA - Waterfowl impoundments are closed to trespass from one hour after sunset until 4:00 a.m. during duck season.

(15) REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated area until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 12:00 p.m.,

(16) RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE - Waterfowl hunting closed on all lakes and ponds.

(17) SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE - the waterfowl rest areas and MSUs (Moist Soil Units) are open to the early teal season

(18) STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated area until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 12:00 p.m.

(19) ST. FRANCIS FOREST - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(20) ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS - the Snowden Field (MSU) levee is open to foot traffic around the north end of the unit to allow access to pulic lands, the MSUs are open for the early teal

(21) LAKE CONWAY - Closed to waterfowl hunting except on the Pierce Creek and Dixs Creek Bays, waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(22) LAKE OVERCUP - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(23) CANE CREEK LAKE (Lincoln County) - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(24) U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA -North of Hwy 306 closed to waterfowl hunting.

(25) Lake Pickthorne - Closed to waterfowl hunting.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Employees or agents of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission in the performance of their duties.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

25.03 BOAT AND BOAT MOTOR RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN WMAs. 08-04/ It shall be 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 may not be operated on Bayou Meto WMA, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois d'Arc WMA (excluding Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois d'Arc Lake), Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms WMA and the Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA green tree reservoir.

(2) No boats allowed on Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois d'Arc WMA green tree waterfowl area 14 days before the opening day of duck season

until the opening of regular duck season.

(3) No boats allowed on Bayou Meto WMA, Bell Slough WMA, Camp Robinson WMA, Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA, Harris Brake WMA, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois d'Arc WMA and Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA green tree reservoir from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. during duck season, except during the last three days of the last duck season and during the special Youth waterfowl hunt when boats may be used from 4:00 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 10hp are prohibited on St. Francis Forest WMA.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

25.04 MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING ACCESS RESTRICTIONS WITHIN WATERFOWL REST AREAS. All state owned waterfowl rest areas are closed to access beginning November 1 of each year and will reopen to access the day after duck season ends. However, all day hunting is allowed on these rest areas during the special youth waterfowl hunt and the last 3 days of the last duck season.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Ft. Chaffee WRA within Forth Chaffee WMA and Halowell Reservoir WRA within Bayou Meto WMA are all closed to access and hunting during the special youth waterfowl hunt and the last 3 days of the last duck season.

(2) Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRAs within Dardanelle WMA and Lee LeBlanc WRA within Rex Hancock WMA are closed to hunting and access during the last 3 days of the last duck season but are open to all day hunting during the special youth hunt.

(3) Red Slough WRA within Bois D'Arc WMA and Henry Moore WRA within Sulphur River WMA are open to archery hunting from October 1 - November 11.

(4) Pigeon Creek WRA within Cut Off Creek WMA closes to access the day after the Cut-Off Creek modern gun deer hunt and is also closed to access and hunting during the last 3 days of the last duck season.

(5) Johnson County WRA within Dardanelle WMA is closed to access and hunting during the special youth waterfowl hunt, during the last 3 days of season and during the mobility-impaired gun hunt.

(6) Steve Frick WRA within Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA is closed to access and waterfowl hunting during the special youth waterfowl hunt and the last 3 days of the last duck season, except open to deer hunting through the last day of the modern gun deer permit hunt.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

(3/27/2006)

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