RULE 002.00.09-003 - 2009-2010 General Hunting Season Regulations

RULE 002.00.09-003. 2009-2010 General Hunting Season Regulations

Deer (archery): Friday, October 1, 2010

Deer (muzzleloader): Saturday, October 16, 2010

Deer (modern gun): Saturday, November 13, 2010 2009-2010

PUBLIC MEETING DATES

2009 Waterfowl Public Meeting Tuesday, June 2, 2009 7:00-9:00

2010 Spring Turkey Public Meeting Tuesday, August 25, 2009 7:00-9:00

2010-2011General Public Meeting Tuesday, January 5, 2010 from 7:00-9:00

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:

LEGAL BUCK:

Three-point rule (deer zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15) - A buck having both antlers under two inches (including button buck) or at least one antler with at least three points including the tip of the main beam, each a minimum of one inch long. (Ref: Code 21.03)

Four-point rule (deer zones 16, 16A and 17) - a) a buck having both antlers under two inches (including button buck) or b) a buck having at least one antler with at least four points including the tip of the main beam, each a minimum of one inch long, or c) a buck having at least one main beam 18 inches or more in length. (Ref: Code 21.03)

WILDLIFE CHECK STATION - An official wildlife check station is one of the following:

(1)a designated elk check station,

(2)a commission employee,

(3)Deer Management Assistance Program members,

(4)the commission on-line deer and turkey checking web site, a designated alligator check station, the designated bear checking telephone number or the designated deer and turkey checking telephone number.

02.01 DEER ARCHERY AND CROSSBOW SEASON (2009-2010). 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, 1A, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A and 17: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. (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 (2009-2010). 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, 1A, 2, 3, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 10 and 11: November 14-December 6, 2009. Zone 4: November 14-15, 2009.

Zone 5: November 14-15 and November 21-22, 2009. Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and 15: November 14-December 13, 2009. Zones 4B and 5B: November 14-22, 2009. Zones 9 and 12: November 14-December 20, 2009. Zone 16, 16A and 17: November 14-December 25, 2009. EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) Deer Management Tags.

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY MODERN GUN DEER HUNT:

Zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A and 17: December 26-28, 2009.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Wildlife Management Areas that are closed during modern gun deer season are excluded from the 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 the 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.

(4) Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) Deer Management Tags.

SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN DEER HUNT:

All deer zones: November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

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. Code 21. 02, Deer Permit Requirements on Certain WMAs).

(4) Commission registered deer camps that participate in the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) receiving deer management tags or those camps receiving Doe Deer Permits (DDP).

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.03 MUZZLE-LOADING DEER SEASONS (2009-2010). 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, 1A, 2, 3, 4A, 5A, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 10, 11, 13, 14 and 15: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Zones 9, 12, 16, 16A and 17: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009.

Zones 4, 4B, 5 and 5B: 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).

(3) Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) Deer Management Tags.

PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.04 WILD TURKEY SEASONS (2009-2010). 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 11-May 1, 2009.

Zones 4, 4A, 5A and 9A: April 11-24, 2009.

Zone 1A: Closed.

Zone 17: April 4-26, 2009.

(B) Fall Wild Turkey Archery/Crossbow Seasons:

Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 9A, 10 and 17: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Zone 1A: Closed.

(C) Fall Wild Turkey Firearms Season: Zones 3, 5B, 6, and 17: October 26-November 1, 2009. Zones 1, 1A, 2, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 7, 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 (2009-2010). It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take quail other than during the open season as specified herein:

November 1, 2009 - February 7, 2010statewide. 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 (2009-2010). It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take rabbits other than during the open season as specified herein:

September 1, 2009 - February 28, 2010statewide.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations. (Reference Code24.03 (Rabbit Season Restricted on Certain WMAs.) PENALTY: $200.00 to $1,000.00.

02.07 FURBEARER SEASONS (2009-2010). 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: Sunrise, September 1, 2009 - Sunset, February 28, 2010. Day hunting only.

(B) Opossum Hunting: Sunrise, September 1, 2009 - Sunset February 28, 2010. Day or night hunting; dogs are required to hunt at night.

(C) Bobcat Hunting: Sunrise, October 1, 2009 - Sunset February 28, 2010(Dogs allowed to hunt bobcat during the day. 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 bobcats.

(D) Coyote Hunting: Sunrise, July 1, 2009 - Sunset February 28, 2010 (Dogs allowed to hunt coyote during the day. Coyote may not be hunted 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.

(E)River Otter Hunting: Sunrise, November 14, 2009 - Sunset, February 28, 2010. Day hunting only.

(F) Raccoon Hunting: Sunset, July 1 - Sunrise, August 31, 2009 (Night hunting only. Dogs required). Sunrise, September 1, 2009 - Sunset, March 31, 2010(Day or night hunting. Dogs are required for hunting at night).

(G) Muskrat, Nutria and Beaver Hunting: Sunrise, September 1,2009 - Sunset, March 31, 2010. Day hunting only.

(H)Badger, Spotted Skunk (Civet Cat), and Weasel Hunting:

Closed.

(I) Furbearer Trapping (Other than Beaver, Coyote, Muskrat, andNutria): Sunrise November 14, 2009 -Sunset, February 21, 2010.

(J)Coyote Trapping: Sunrise, August 1, 2009- Sunset, March 31, 2010 .

(K) Beaver, Muskrat, and Nutria Trapping: Sunrise, November 14,2009 - Sunset, March 31, 2010.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with Commission Codes 18.01 (Hunting Wildlife in Closed Season Prohibited), 15.41 (Native Wildlife Pets), 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 (2009-2010). It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take squirrels other than during the squirrel seasons as specified herein: 2009-2010 Fall Squirrel Season: September 5, 2009 - February 28, 2010. 2010 Spring Squirrel Season: May 15 - June 13, 2010 statewide. 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 5, 2009 - February 20, 2010, 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.

02.11 AMMUNITION, TRAPS AND FIREARMS PROHIBITED FOR TAKING CROW, RABBIT AND SQUIRREL. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take, Crow, Rabbit, and Squirrel by use of:

(A) Rifled slugs or shot larger than T shot.

(B) Rifles or pistols larger than .22 caliber rimfire.

(C) Muzzle-loading rifles and pistols larger than .40 caliber.

(D) Traps. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Rabbit and squirrel may be taken with muzzle-loading rifles and pistols larger than .40 caliber during open muzzleloading deer seasons and bear season.

(2) Crow may be taken during open coyote and gun deer seasons with firearms legal for those seasons and in compliance with Code 02.10, Crow Hunting Season.

(3) Rabbits may be taken during open rabbit season with box traps having interior dimensions not larger than 8 inches in width and 10 inches in height, and no more than 8 traps per individual.

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 provided at least one deer is taken in one of the following zones: Deer Zones 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita WMA, Big Timber WMA, Blevins WMA, Casey Jones WMA, Choctaw Island WMA, Crossett Experimental Forest WMA, Cut-Off Creek WMA, DeGray Lake WMA, Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois D'Arc WMA, Falcon Bottoms Natural Area WMA, Felsenthal NWR, Gum Flats WMA, Hope Upland WMA, Howard County WMA, Lafayette County WMA, Lake Greeson WMA, Little Bayou WMA, Little River WMA, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area WMA, Overflow NWR, Ozan WMA, Poison Springs WMA, Pond Creek NWR, Provo WMA, Sandhills Natural Area WMA, Seven Devils WMA, Spring Bank WMA, Sulphur River WMA, Terre Noire Natural Area WMA, Trusten Holder WMA, Two Bayou Creek WMA, Warren Prairie Natural Area WMA and White Cliffs Natural Area WMA.

(1) Deer zones 2 6, 7 and 8: 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 two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. . A doe may only be taken with firearms October 17-21, November 7-8 or November 14-15, 2009.

(2) Deer zone 3: 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 doe may only be taken with firearms October 17-21, November 7-8, November 14-15 or December 26-28, 2009.

(3) Deer zones 1, 1A and 10: 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 two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. A doe may only be taken with firearms October 17-21, 2009 or November 7-8,, November 14-18 or December 26-28, 2009.

(4) Deer zone 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 doe may only be taken with firearms October 17-21, November 7-8 or November 14-15, 2009.

(5) Deer zones 4, 4B, 5 and 5B: 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. During the January 2-3, 2010 Special Youth Modern Gun Deer hunt youths may only take bucks.

(6) Deer zones 4A and 5A : 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. During the January 2-3, 2010 Special Youth Modern Gun Deer hunt youths may only take bucks.

(7) Deer zones 6A and 8A: 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 two legal bucks and no more than one doe may be taken with firearms. . A doe may only be taken with firearms October 17-21, November 7-8 or November 14-18, 2009.

(8) Deer zones 12 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 four doe may be taken with firearms.

(9) Deer zones 13, 14 and 15: 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. During the January 2-3, 2010 Special Youth Modern Gun Deer hunt youths may only take bucks.

(10) Deer zones 9, 16 and 16A: 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.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Commission registered deer camps that participate in the Deer

Management Assistance Program (DMAP) receiving deer management tags or those camps receiving Doe Deer Permits (DDP) 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.

(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.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Muskrat, Nutria, Beaver, Coyote and Striped Skunk: No limit. Raccoon Hunting: July 1 - August 31, 2009(night only): Limit one. November 15, 2009-March 31, 2010: No limit.

(E) Squirrel: Daily bag limit 8, possession limit 32.

(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 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 in Turkey Zones, 1, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 9A, 10 and 17. Fall Firearm: Individual limit of one (1) either-sex wild turkey in Turkey Zones 3, 5B, 6 and 17.

(G) Bear:

Individual annual limit of one (1) bear in bear zones 1, 2, 5, and 5A.

(H) Elk:

Individual limit of one (1) elk by permit only.

(I)Alligator:

Individual annual limit of one (1) alligator for residents only. Permit required.

EXCEPTION:

(1) In compliance with Commission Code Section 40.00 - Alligator Farmer Requirements.

PENALTY: $150.00 to $1,000.00.

02.13B BIG GAME CHECKING REQUIREMENTS.

It shall be unlawful to fail to comply with the following provisions:

(A) Upon taking each alligator, deer, turkey, bear or elk every hunter must, within 24 hours of harvest, check said game at an Official Wildlife Check Station (see code 01.00C Definition of Terms). The hunter shall provide true and accurate information requested by the check station. Game may be field dressed prior to checking, but evidence of sex must remain until checked. No big game animal may be transported across state lines prior to being properly checked unless normal travel routes require said hunter to cross a state line in direct route to an official wildlife check station.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Black bears must be checked within 24 hours after harvest by calling the toll free number listed in the Arkansas Hunting Guidebook. Hunters are required to extract a first upper or lower premolar from the carcass and give to the check station operator for age determination.

(2) Elk must be checked within 12 hours in accordance with permit provisions at a designated elk check station or by a designated Commission employee. Elk may be quartered in the field to prevent spoilage due to difficulties resulting from large animals taken in remote areas. Evidence of sex must remain until checked and the animal's head must be presented for checking.

(3) Black bear and deer may be quartered in the field to prevent spoilage due to difficulties resulting from large animals taken in remote areas.

(4) Hunters in the Deer Management Assistance Program must check deer or turkey immediately upon return to the camp and in no case more than four hours after harvest.

(5) Big game animals harvested in Zone 17 may be transported across state lines while en route to an Official Wildlife Check Station.

(6) Alligators must be checked within 12 hours in accordance with permit provisions at a designated alligator check station.

(7) Hunters not in the Deer Management Assistance Program must check deer and turkey within 24 hours after harvest by either calling the toll free number listed in the Arkansas Hunting Guidebook or by using the commission on-line checking web site.

PENALTY: $250.00 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, 2009in Bear Zone 1.

September 15-November 30, 2009in Bear Zone 2.

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

Muzzleloader:

October 17-25, 2009in Bear Zones 1 and 2.

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

Modern Gun:

November 9-30, 2009in Bear Zones 1 and 2.

December 5-13, 2009in Bear Zone 5. Arkansas lands lying east of the

Mississippi River are closed.

November 28-December 13, 2009in 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 7-8, 2009in Bear Zones 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 2009-2010Arkansas 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 21-25, 2009. 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 7-11, 2009. No dogs. One bull permit (valid in elk zone 1), one bull permit (valid in elk zone 2), two either sex youth permits (valid in elk zone 3), and two bull permits (valid in elk zone 4). Three antlerless permits (valid in elk zone 1), three antlerless permits (valid in elk zone 2), five antlerless permits (valid in elk zone 3) and five antlerless permits (valid in elk zone 4). September 21-25, 2009 and December 7-11, 2009. 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 21-25, 2009hunt period in elk zone A is 3 elk. The quota for the December 7-11, 2009hunt period in elk zone A is 3 elk.

December 7-11, 2009. No dogs. The antlerless quota for the December 7-11, 2009hunt period in elk zone B is 7 antlerless elk. The antlerless hunt will end when the quota of antlerless elk have been harvested in zone B. Three bull permits valid in elk zone B. December 7-11, 2009. No dogs. The antlerless quota for the December 7-11, 2009 hunt period in elk zone 4 (private lands only) is 5 antlerless elk. The antlerless hunt will end when the quota of antlerless elk have been harvested in zone 4 (private lands only). Two either sex permits valid in elk zone 4 (private lands only).

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Elk carcasses and parts legally harvested outside the state and accompanied by verification in compliance with Commission Code 19.06 Importation of Cervid Carcasses, Parts and Products.

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

PENALTY: Not less than $5,000.00.

03.03-B NON-RESIDENT HUNTING LICENSE REQUIREMENTS. It shall be

unlawful for any non-resident 16 years of age and older 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) 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 Trapper Permit if trapping furbearers. Small game may also be taken on the NonResident All Game Licenses. If hunting waterfowl, an Arkansas Non-Resident Waterfowl Stamp, Federal Waterfowl Stamp and HIP are required.

(C) 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); 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) and a Non-Resident Trapper Permit if trapping furbearers.

EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) In compliance with the Snow, Blue and Ross' Goose Conservation Order (Ref. Code 12.29 Snow, Blue, Ross' Goose Season Restrictions).

(3) Non-residents are ineligible to take or attempt to take alligators.

(4) Non-residents are ineligible to take or attempt to take elk using a public land permit obtained through the permit draw process.

PENALTY: $500.00 to $1,000.00.

03.17 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

*

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 ........... ..............

....TL

$ 5.00

Dec. 31

Box Traps Turtle Trap...........

..TT

$ 2.00

Dec. 31

Commercial Tackle (Seine, Trammel & Gill Nets) 100 yds. or fractional part thereof per tag .............................................

SNS

$ 15.00

Dec. 31

Resident Commercial Fisherman's Permit & Sportfishing License...

CFS

$ 25.00

Dec. 31

Commercial Fisherman's Helper Permit ........

CFH

$ 25.00

Dec. 31

Ark. Resident Junior/Senior Commercial Fishing Permit .............................................

JSC

$ 14.50

Dec. 31

Alligator Farmer/Dealer Permit ......................

AFP

$200.00

June 30

Alligator Tags ................................................

  

$ 4.00

June 30

Alligator Snapping Turtle Breeder/

        

Dealer Permit ...............................................

AST

$100.00

June 30

Aquatic Turtle Harvest Permit.......

THP

$100.00

Dec. 31

Aquatic Turtle Harvest Helper Permit....

TH

$ 50.00

Dec. 31

Junior Aquatic Turtle Harvest Permit....

JTH

$ 25.00

Dec. 31

Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit.......

TDR

$250.00

Dec. 31

Non-Resident Aquatic Turtle Dealer . Permit ................

TDN

$500.00

Dec. 31

Aquatic Turtle Farmer Permit.......

TBP

$100.00

Dec. 31

Resident Shell Taker and Seller ...................

STS

$100.00

Dec. 31

Shell Taker Helper Permit ............................

SH

$100.00

Dec. 31

Shell Buyer ...................................................

SBR

$1,000.00

Dec. 31

Non-Resident Shell Buyer ............................

SBN

$2,000.00

Dec. 31

Shell Buyer's Agent Permit ..........................

SA

$100.00

Dec. 31

Resident Fish Dealer ...................................

MD

$ 10.00

Dec. 31

Non-Resident Fish Dealer ..........................

FDN

$250.00

Dec. 31

Minnow Dealer Tackle (Minnow

(Seine, Traps or Lifts) ..................................

MS

$ 5.00

Dec. 31

Fish 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

$300.00

June 30

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

AG5

$150.00

*

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

AG3

$100.00

*

Non-Resident Annual Small Game License.

NRH

$ 80.00

June 30

Non-Resident 5-Day Small Game License..

SG5

$ 55.00

*

Non-Resident Trappers Permit .............................

NFT

$125.00

June 30

Private Lands Elk Permit.........

PLE

$ 35.00

****

Arkansas Resident Waterfowl Stamp ...........

DS

$ 7.00

June 30

Arkansas Non-Resident Waterfowl Stamp

DSN

$ 20.00

June 30

AG&F Leased Lands Permit (Hunting, Trapping and Camping) 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

**

Jim Kress WMA...........

LJK

$ 20.00

**

Moro Big Pine WMA..........

LMP

$ 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)......

NW5

$ 10.00

*

Non-Resident WMA Seasonal Waterfowl Hunting Permit........

NWP

$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, 2010, then 2013, etc., in line with the Federal program. ****Expires when the zone quota has been reached (Ref. Code 02.21).

HUNTING COMMERCIALIZATION:

        

Resident Trappers Permit........

TP

Free

June 30

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

FD

$ 50.00

June 30

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

NFD

  

$100.00 June 30

Special Commercial Quail Permit ................

CQP

$ 25.00

June 30

Game Bird Shooting Resort Permit ..................... .......

CSR

$150.00

June 30

Commercial Wildlife Hunting Resort Permit.................

CHR

$ 500.00

June 30

Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit......

WBD

$ 50.00

June 30

Wildlife Importation Permit......

WTP

$ 25.00

June 30

Mountain Lion Permit..........

MLP

$ 50.00

June 30

Live Fox and Coyote Permit......

FCP

$ 25.00

June 30

LIFETIME LICENSE:

        

Resident 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

Non-Expiring Lifetime Resident Hunting & Fishing Sportsman's Permit .........................................................

LSP

$ l,000.00

Non-Expiring

05.02 DEER ZONE DESCRIPTIONS.

Zone 1 - Northwest Arkansas. Start at northwest corner of Arkansas; then south on the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line to U.S. Hwy 62; east on U.S. Hwy 62 to Hwy 16 at Fayetteville; east on Hwy 16 to Kings River ; north on Kings River to the Arkansas-Missouri State Line; west on the Arkansas-Missouri State Line to the northwest corner of Arkansas.

Zone 1A - Southwestern portion of Northwestern Arkansas. Start at the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line and U.S. Hwy 62; south on the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line to U.S. Interstate 540; east on U.S. Interstate 540 to U.S. Interstate 40; east on U.S. Interstate 40 to U.S. Hwy 71; north on U.S. Hwy 71 to U.S. Forest Service Road 1564B near Winslow; east on U.S. Forest Service Road 1564B to U.S. Forest Service Road 1575A; north U.S. Forest Service Road 1575A to U.S. Forest Service Road 1580A near Brannon; east on U.S. Forest Service Road 1580A to Hwy 295; north on Hwy 295 to Hwy 16; west on Hwy 16 to U.S. Hwy 62 at Fayetteville; west on U.S. Hwy 62 to Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line.

Zone 2 - Western half of North Central Arkansas. Start at the intersection of the Arkansas-Missouri State Line and the Kings River ; south along Kings River to Hwy 16; east on Hwy 16 to Hwy 21 near Fallsville; north on Hwy 21 to Hwy 16 near Swain; east on Hwy 16 to Hwy 27 near Tilly; north on Hwy 27 to Hwy 254; east on Hwy 254 to U.S. Hwy 65 at Dennard; north on Hwy 65 to Hwy 66 at Leslie; east on Hwy 66 to Hwy 58 at Mountain View; east on Hwy 58 to the White River; north on the White River to U.S. Hwy 62; west on U.S. Hwy 62 to Hwy 14 at Yellville; west on Hwy 14 to U.S. Hwy 65 ; north on U.S. Hwy 65 to the Arkansas-Missouri

State Line; west on the Arkansas-Missouri State Line to Kings River .

Zone 3 - Eastern half of North Central Arkansas. Start at the intersection of the Arkansas-Missouri State Line and U.S. Hwy 65 ; south on U.S. Hwy 65 to Hwy 14; east on Hwy 14 to U.S. Hwy 62 at Yellville; east on U.S. Hwy 62 to the White River; south on the White River to the Black River; north on the Black River to the Current River; north on the Current River to Arkansas-Missouri State Line; west on Arkansas-Missouri State Line to the western edge of Bull Shoals Lake.

Zone 4 (section 1) - Western portion of Northeast Arkansas. Start at the intersection of the Current River and the Arkansas-Missouri State Line; south along the Current River to the Black River; south on the Black River to the White River; south on the White River to Hwy 14; east on Hwy 14 to Hwy 17; south on Hwy 17 to Hwy 14; east on Hwy 14 to Hwy 145; south on Hwy 145 to Hwy 37; south on Hwy 37 to Hwy 42; east on Hwy 42 to Hwy 1 near Cherry Valley; north on Hwy 1 to U.S. Hwy 63; north on U.S. Hwy 63 to Hwy 228; east on Hwy 228 to U.S. Hwy 412; east on U.S. Hwy 412 to Hwy 141; north on Hwy 141 to U.S. Hwy 62; east on U.S. Hwy 62 to Hwy 139; north on Hwy 139 to the Arkansas-Missouri State Line; west along the Arkansas-Missouri State Line to the Current River.

Zone 4A (section 1) - Western portion of East Central Arkansas. Start at the intersection of U.S. Interstate 40 and U.S. Hwy 49 near Brinkley; south on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 39; south on Hwy 39 to Hwy 316; east on Hwy 316 to Hwy 318; east on Hwy 318 to Hwy 20; east on Hwy 20 to Phillips County Road 422 at Modoc; east on Phillips County Road 422 to the Mississippi River Levee; north on the Mississippi River Levee to U.S. Hwy 49; north on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 1 at Walnut Corner; north on Hwy 1 to U. S. Interstate 40 at Forrest City; west on U.S. Interstate 40 to U.S. Hwy 49 near Brinkley.

Zone 4 (section 2) - Eastern portion of Northeast Arkansas. Start at U.S. Hwy 62 and the St. Francis River at the Arkansas-Missouri State Line; west on U.S. Hwy 62 to U.S. Hwy 49; south on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 1 near Jonesboro; south on Hwy 1 to Hwy 163; south on Hwy 163 to Hwy 42; east on Hwy 42 to Hwy 77 near Turrell; south on Hwy 77 to Old River Road; east on Old River Road to Island 40 Road; east on Island 40 Road to Mississippi River Levee; north on the Mississippi River Levee to the Arkansas-Missouri State Line; west on the Arkansas-Missouri State Line to the St. Francis River; north along the St. Francis River to U.S. Hwy 62.

Zone 4B (section 1) - Western portion of Central Northeast Arkansas. Start at U.S. Hwy 49 and Hwy 42 near Hickory Ridge; south on U.S. Hwy 49 to U.S. Interstate 40 near Brinkley; east on U.S. Interstate 40 to Hwy 1 near

Forest City; north on Hwy 1 to Hwy 42 near Cherry Valley; west on Hwy 42 to Hwy 49.

Zone 4B (section 2) - Eastern portion of Central Northeast Arkansas. Start at Hwy 42 and 163 near Birdeye; south on Hwy 163 to U.S. Hwy 64; east on U.S. Hwy 64 to the St. Francis River levee; south on the St. Francis River Levee to U.S. Interstate 40; east on U.S. Interstate 40 to the Mississippi River Levee; north on Mississippi River levee to Island 40 Road, west on Island 40 Road to Old River Road, west on Old River Road to Hwy 77; north on Hwy 77 to Hwy 42 near Turrell, west on Hwy 42 to Hwy 163 near Birdeye.

Zone 4A (section 2) - Eastern portion of East Central Arkansas. Start at the intersection of U.S. Interstate 40 and the Mississippi River Levee at West Memphis; south on the Mississippi River Levee to Hwy 131 at Seyppel; north on Hwy 131 to Hwy 147; south on Hwy 147 to Hwy 38; west on Hwy 38 to St. Francis County Road 619; south on St. Francis County Road 619 to Crittenden County Road 47; south on Crittenden County Road 47 to Hwy 147; north on Hwy 147 to Crittenden County Road 285; south on Crittenden County Road 285 to the Mississippi River Levee; south on the Mississippi River Levee to its end near the St. Francis River; then on a line due west from this point to the St. Francis River; north on the St. Francis River to U.S. Interstate 40 near Madison; east on U.S. Interstate 40 to the Mississippi River Levee at West Memphis.

Zone 5 - Northern portion of Crowley's Ridge Arkansas. Start at the intersection of Hwy 1 and Hwy 42 near Cherry Valley; north on Hwy 1 to U.S. Hwy 49 at Jonesboro; north on U.S. Hwy 49 to U.S. Hwy 62; north on U.S. Hwy 62 to the St. Francis River; north on the St. Francis River to the Arkansas-Missouri State Line; west on Arkansas-Missouri State Line to Hwy 139; south on U.S. Hwy 139 to Hwy 141; south on Hwy 141 to U.S. Hwy 412; west on U.S. Hwy 412 to Hwy 228; west on Hwy 228 to U.S. Hwy 63; south on U.S. Hwy 63 to Hwy 1 at Jonesboro; south on Hwy 1 to Hwy 163; south on Hwy 163 to Hwy 42; west on Hwy 42 to Hwy 1 near Cherry Valley.

Zone 5A - Southern portion of Crowley's Ridge Arkansas. Start at the intersection of U.S Interstate 40 and Hwy 1 at Forrest City; south on Hwy 1 to U.S. Hwy 49 at Walnut Corner; south on U.S. Hwy 49 to the Mississippi River Levee; north on the Mississippi River Levee to FDR 1901 (low road); north on FDR 1901 to the St. Francis National Forest boundary; north and east on the St. Francis National Forest boundary to the Mississippi River; north on the Mississippi River to the St. Francis River; north on the St. Francis River to U.S. Interstate 40 near Madison; west on U.S. Interstate 40 to Hwy 1 at Forrest City.

Zone 5B (section 1) - Central portion of Crowley's Ridge Arkansas. Start at the intersection of Hwy 42 and Hwy 1 near Cherry Valley; south on Hwy 1 to U.S. Interstate near Forrest City; east on U.S. Interstate 40 to St. Francis River levee; north on the St. Francis River levee to U.S. Hwy 64; west on U.S. Hwy 64 to Hwy 163, north on Hwy 163 to Hwy 42 near Birdeye, west on Hwy 42 to Hwy 1.

Zone 6 - South Central portionof Northwestern Arkansas. Start at the U.S. Interstate 40 and Hwy 71; north on U.S. Hwy 71 to U.S. Forest Service Road 1564B near Winslow; east on U.S. Forest Service Road 1564B to U.S. Forest Service Road 1575A; north on U.S. Forest Service Road 1575A to U.S. Forest Service Road 1580A near Brannon; east on U.S. Forest Service Road 1580A to Hwy 295; north on Hwy 295 to Hwy 16; ; east on Hwy 16 to Hwy 254 near Tilly ; east on Hwy 254 to U.S. Hwy 65 near Dennard; south on U.S. 65 to Hwy 95 near Clinton; south on Hwy 95 to Hwy 124; west on Hwy 124 to Hwy 105; north on Hwy 105 to Hwy 27 ; south on Hwy 27 to Hwy 164; west on Hwy 164 to Hwy 123; south on Hwy 123 to U.S. Hwy 64 near Lamar ; east on Hwy 64 to U.S. Interstate 40; west to the intersection of U.S. Interstate 40 and U.S. Hwy 71 .

Zone 6A - Southeastern portion of Northwestern Arkansas. Start at the intersection of Hwy 16 and U.S. Hwy 65 at Clinton; east on Hwy 16 to Hwy 92 at Greers Ferry; east on Hwy 92 to Hwy 25 at Drasco; north on Hwy 25 to Hwy 87 at Concord; south on Hwy 87 to U.S. Hwy 167 near Pleasant Plains; north on U.S. Hwy 167 to the White River at Batesville; north on White River to Hwy 58 near Guion; west on Hwy 58 to Hwy 14; west on Hwy 14 to Hwy 66 at Mountain View; west on Hwy 66 to U.S. Hwy 65 at Leslie; south on U.S. 65 to Hwy 16 at Clinton.

Zone 7 - Western portion of the Arkansas River Valley. Start at the intersection of U.S. Interstate 540 and the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line; north on U.S. Interstate 540 to U.S. Interstate 40; east on U.S. Interstate 40

to Hwy 9 at Morrilton; south on Hwy 9 to Hwy 10 at Perry; west on Hwy 10 to Hwy 23 at Booneville; south on Hwy 23 to U.S. Hwy 71; north on U.S. Hwy 71 to Hwy 96; west on 96 to Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line; north on Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line to U.S. Interstate 540.

Zone 8 - Northeastern portion of Central Arkansas. Start at the intersection of Hwy 16 and U.S. Hwy 65 at Clinton; south on U.S. Hwy 65 to Hwy 92 at Bee Branch; east on Hwy 92 to Hwy 225; south on Hwy 225 to Hwy 107; south on Hwy 107 to Hwy 36 near Naylor; west on Hwy 36 to U.S. Hwy 64; west on U.S. Hwy 64 to U.S. Hwy 65B; south on U.S. Hwy 65B to Hwy 60; west on Hwy 60 to Hwy 9; north on Hwy 9 to U.S. Interstate 40 near Morrilton; west on U.S. Interstate 40 to U.S. Hwy 64 at Lamar; west on U.S. Hwy 64 to Hwy 123; north on Hwy 123 to Hwy 164; east on Hwy 164 to Hwy 27; north on Hwy 27 to Hwy 105; south on Hwy 105 to Hwy 124 at Jerusalem; east on Hwy 124 to Hwy 95 near Cleveland; north on Hwy 95 to Hwy16 at Clinton.

Zone 8A - Northern portion of Central Arkansas. Start at U.S. Hwy 167 and the White River at Batesville; south on the White River to Hwy 14 at Newport; east on Hwy 14 to U.S. Hwy 67; south on U.S. Hwy 67 to Hwy 36; west on Hwy 36 to Hwy 305; south on Hwy 305 to Hwy 31 at Floyd; north on 31 to Hwy 5; south on Hwy 5 to Hwy 310; west on Hwy 310 to Hwy 36, west on Hwy 36 to Hwy 107 ; north on Hwy 107 to Hwy 225; north on Hwy 225 to Hwy 92; west on Hwy 92 to U.S. Hwy 65 at Bee Branch; north on U.S. Hwy 65 to Hwy 16 at Clinton; east on Hwy 16 to Hwy 92 at Greers Ferry; east on Hwy 92 to Hwy 25; north on Hwy 25 to Hwy 87 at Concord; south on Hwy 87 to U.S. Hwy 167 near Pleasant Plains; north on U.S. Hwy 167 to the White River at Batesville.

Zone 9 - East Central Arkansas. Start at the intersection of Hwy 14 and U.S. Hwy 67 near Newport; south on U.S. Hwy 67 to U.S. Interstate 40 in North Little Rock; west on U.S. Interstate 40 to U.S. Interstate 30; west on U.S. Interstate 30 to the Arkansas River; south on the Arkansas River to U.S. Hwy 79B; north on U.S. Hwy 79B to U.S. Hwy 79; north on U.S. 79 to Hwy 152; east on Hwy 152 to U.S. Hwy 165; south on U.S. Hwy 165 to the Arkansas River; northeast on the Arkansas River to the confluence with the Arkansas Post canal; east down the Arkansas Post canal to the confluence with the White River; southeast on the Arkansas-Desha County line following the White River to the Missouri Pacific railroad tracks; northeast on the Missouri Pacific railroad tracks to the intersection of the western line of Section 9, T8S, R1W;north on the western line of Section 9 to the southwestern corner of Section 4, T8S, R1W;north along the western line of Section 4 to the North Line of T8S, R1W; east along the north line of T8S, R1W to the intersection of the Missouri Pacific Railroad; northeast on Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks to intersection of Mississippi River Levee south of Snow Lake; northeast on the Mississippi River Levee to Phillips County Rd. 422; west on CR 422 to the junction of CR 422 and Hwy 20 at the town of Modoc; west on Hwy 20 to Hwy 318; west on Hwy 318 to Hwy 316; west on Hwy 316 to Hwy 39 at Turner; north on Hwy 39 to U.S. Hwy 49; north on U.S. Hwy 49 to Hwy 42 at Hickory Ridge; west on Hwy 42 to Hwy 37; north on Hwy 37 to Hwy 145; north on Hwy 145 to Hwy 14 to Hwy 17; north on Hwy 17 to Hwy 14; west on Hwy 14 to the White River; west on Hwy 14 to U.S. Hwy 67 near Newport.

Zone 10 - Central Arkansas River Valley. Start at the intersection of Hwy 67 and Hwy 36; west on Hwy 36 to Hwy 305; south on Hwy 305 to Hwy 31 at Floyd; north on Hwy 31 to Hwy 5; south on Hwy 5 to Hwy 310; west on Hwy 310 to Hwy 36; west on Hwy 36 to U.S. Hwy 64; west on U.S. Hwy 64 to U.S. Hwy 65B; south on U.S. Hwy 65B to Hwy 60; west on Hwy 60 to Hwy 9; south on Hwy 9 to Hwy 10 at Williams Junction; east on Hwy 10 to U.S. Interstate 430 west on U.S. Interstate 430 to U.S. Interstate 30; east on U.S. Interstate 30 to U.S. Interstate 40; east on U.S. Interstate 40 to U.S. Hwy 67; north on U.S. Hwy 67 to Hwy 36.

Zone 11 - West Central Arkansas. Start at the intersection of Hwy 9 and Hwy 10 at Perry; west on Hwy 10 to Hwy 23 at Booneville; south on Hwy 23 to U.S. Hwy 71; north on U.S. Hwy 71 to Hwy 96; west on Hwy 96 to the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line; south along the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line to Hwy 8; east on Hwy 8 to the junction of U.S. Hwy 71; south on U.S. Hwy 71 to Hwy 246; east on Hwy 246 to Hwy 84 at Athens; east on Hwy 84 to U.S. Hwy 70 at Salem; east on U.S. Hwy 70 to U.S. Hwy 270 (Bypass); west on U.S. Hwy 270 to Hwy 227; north on Hwy 227 to Hwy 192; east on Hwy 192 to Hwy 7; north on Hwy 7 to U.S. Forest Service Access (FSA) Road 2; east on FSA Road 2 to FSA Road 46; east on FSA Road 46 to Weyerhaeuser Company Road 24330; south on Weyerhaeuser Company Road 24330 to Weyerhaeuser Company Road 24000; east on Weyerhaeuser Company Road 24000 to Hwy 9; north on Hwy 9 to Hwy 10 at Perry.

Zone 12 - Central and South Central Arkansas. Start at the intersection of U.S. Interstate 30 and the Arkansas River; west on U.S. Interstate 30 to Hwy 51; south on Hwy 51 to Hwy 26; west on Hwy 26 to Hwy 27 at Murfreesboro; south on Hwy 27 to Hwy 355 at Mineral Springs; south on

Hwy 355 to Hwy 32 at Saratoga; west on Hwy 32 to Millwood Dam/Little River; downstream on Little river to Red River; downstream on Red River to U.S. Interstate 30; east on U.S. Interstate 30 to Hwy 29; south on Hwy 29 to the Arkansas-Louisiana State Line; east on the Arkansas-Louisiana State Line to Bayou Bartholomew; north on Bayou Bartholomew to the U.S. Hwy 79B; north on U.S. Hwy 79B to the Arkansas River; north on the Arkansas River to U.S. Interstate 30.

Zone 13 - Northwest part of South Central Arkansas. Start at the intersection of U.S. Interstate 30 and U.S. Hwy 70; west on U.S. Interstate 30 to Hwy 51; south on Hwy 51 to Hwy 26; west on Hwy 26 to U.S. Hwy 278 at Center Point; west on U.S. Hwy 278 to U.S Hwy 70; at Dierks; west on U.S. Hwy 70 to the Arkansas-Oklahoma state line; north along the Arkansas-Oklahoma state line to Hwy 246; east on Hwy 246 to U.S. Hwy 71; south on U.S. Hwy 71 to Hwy 8; east on Hwy 8 to Hwy 84 at Athens; east on Hwy 84 to U.S. Hwy 70 at Salem; east on U.S. Hwy 70 to U.S. Hwy 270 (Bypass); west on U.S. Hwy 270 to Hwy 227; north on Hwy 227 to Hwy 192; east on Hwy 192 to Hwy 7; north on Hwy 7 to U.S. Forest Service Access (FSA) Road 2; east on FSA Road 2 to FSA Road 46; east on FSA Road 46 to Weyerhaeuser Company Road 24330; south on Weyerhaeuser Company Road 24330 to Weyerhaeuser Company Road 24000; east on Weyerhaeuser Company Road 24000 to Hwy 9; north on Hwy 9 to Hwy 10 at William's Junction; east on Hwy 10 to U.S. Interstate 430; south on U.S. Interstate 430 to U.S. Interstate 30; southwest on U.S. Interstate 30 to U.S. Hwy 70.

Zone 14 - Southwest Arkansas. Start at the junction of U.S. Hwy 70 and the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line; east on U.S. Hwy 70 to U.S. Hwy 278 at Dierks; east on U.S. Hwy 278 to Hwy 26; east on Hwy 26 to Hwy 27; south on Hwy 27 to Hwy 355 at Mineral Springs; south on Hwy 355 to Hwy 32 at Saratoga; west on Hwy 32 to Millwood Dam/Little River; downstream on Little River to Red River; west on Red River to U.S. Hwy 71; north on Hwy 71 to Hwy 32 near Ashdown; west on Hwy 32 to the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line; north along the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line to U.S. Hwy 70.

Zone 15 - Southwest part of South Central Arkansas. Start at U.S. Interstate 30 and Hwy 29 at Hope; south on Hwy 29 to the Arkansas-Louisiana State Line; west along the Arkansas-Louisiana State Line to the intersection of the Arkansas-Louisiana-Texas State Lines; north along Arkansas-Texas State Line to Red River; west on Red River to the intersection of the Arkansas-Texas- Oklahoma State Lines; north along the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line to Hwy 32; east on Hwy 32 to U.S. Hwy 71 near Ashdown; south on U.S. Hwy 71 to Red River; east on Red

River to U.S. Interstate 30 near Fulton; east on U.S. Interstate 30 to Hwy 29 at Hope.

Zone 16 - Southeast Arkansas. Start at the Arkansas River and U.S. Hwy 79B; north on U.S. Hwy 79B to U.S Hwy 79; north on U.S. Hwy 79 to Hwy 152; east on Hwy 152 to U.S. Hwy 165; south on U.S Hwy 165 to the Arkansas-Mississippi River Levee; south on the Arkansas-Mississippi River Levee to Gould Road; west on Gould Road to Hwy 1; south on Hwy 1 to Hwy 138; west on Hwy 138 to Bayou Bartholomew; north along Bayou Bartholomew to U.S. Hwy 79B; north on U.S. Hwy 79B to the Arkansas River.

Zone 16A - Southern portion of Southeast Arkansas. Start at the Mississippi River Levee and the Arkansas-Louisiana State Line; west along the Arkansas-Louisiana State Line to Bayou Bartholomew; north along Bayou Bartholomew to Hwy 138; east on Hwy 138 to Hwy 1; north on Hwy 1 to Gould Road; east on Gould Road to the Mississippi River Levee; south on the Mississippi River Levee to the Arkansas-Louisiana State line.

Zone 17 - Arkansas Lands within the Mississippi River Levees. All Arkansas lands lying between the Arkansas-Tennessee State Line, the Arkansas-Mississippi State Line and the Mississippi River Levees and other lands described as follows: start at the Mississippi River Levee and the Arkansas-Missouri State Line, south on the Mississippi River Levee to Hwy 131 at Seyppel; north on Hwy 131 to Hwy 147; south on Hwy 147 to Hwy 38; west on Hwy 38 to St. Francis County Road 619; south on St. Francis County Road 619 to Crittenden County Road 47; south on Crittenden County Road 47 to Hwy 147; north on Hwy 147 to Crittenden County Road 285; south on Crittenden County Road 285 to Mississippi River Levee; south on the Mississippi River Levee to it's end near the St. Francis River; then on a line due west from this point to the St. Francis River; then along the St. Francis River to the Mississippi River to the southeast boundary of the St. Francis National Forest; west and south along the St. Francis National Forest boundary to the intersection of FDR 1901 (low road); south along FDR 1901 to its intersection of the Mississippi River Levee in Helena; south on the Mississippi River Levee to the Missouri-Pacific Railroad south of Snow Lake; south and west along the Missouri-Pacific Railroad to the intersection with the North line of Section 1, T8S, R1W; west along the Township line to the Northwest corner of Section 4, T8S, R1W; south along the western line of Section 4, T8S, R1W to the north line of Section 9, T8S, R1W; south along the western line of Section 9, T8S, R1W to its intersection with the Missouri-Pacific Railroad; south and west along the Missouri-Pacific Railroad to White River; northwest on the Arkansas-Desha County line following the White River to the confluence with the Arkansas Post Canal; west along the Arkansas Post Canal to the confluence with the Arkansas River; southwest on the Arkansas

River to U.S. Hwy 165 at the Pendleton Bridge; south on U.S. Hwy 165 to the Arkansas-Mississippi River Levee; south on the Arkansas-Mississippi River Levee to the Arkansas-Louisiana State Line.

05.05A SYLAMORE WMA ZONE BOUNDARY AREA.

(NORTH UNIT) This includes all public lands and private lands

meeting the criteria of a WMA in-holding within the following boundary: That area north of Hwy 14 from Allison to Big Creek; Big Creek to Buffalo National River WMA boundary line; along the eastern boundary of the Buffalo National River to White River; White River to Hwy 14 at Allison. The same hunting seasons, method of take, bag limits, shooting hours and permits for hunting which apply to the Sylamore WMA will apply to the private land in-holdings as well.

(SOUTH UNIT) This includes all public lands and all private lands meeting the criteria of a WMA in-holding south of Hwy 14 within the Sylamore Ranger District. EXCEPTION:

(1) The use of bait to attract black bears from 30 days prior to bear season until the last day of the bear season on the private lands within Sylamore WMA.

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, except on Choctaw Island WMA where youths must comply with antler restrictions. .

(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.

06.11 SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN 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. The youth bag limit during this hunt is the same as the statewide seasonal bag limit . A doe may be taken without a WMA doe quota permit November 7-8. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.03, 18.28, 21.02 and 21.03).

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) WMAs requiring a WMA deer hunt permit are closed to the Special Youth Modern Gun Deer Hunt (Ref. Codes 6.03 and 21.02).

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

(3) In compliance with Commission Code 21.01 Deer Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs.

(4) Commission registered deer camps that participate in the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) receiving deer management tags or those camps receiving Doe Deer Permits (DDP).

(5) Hunters 65 years of age or older and a holder of a valid Arkansas hunting license accompanying a youth, 15 years of age or younger, during the special youth modern gun deer hunt on November 7-8, 2009 may harvest deer in compliance with Commission Codes 02.12 Game Animal Bag Limit and Possession Restrictions and 21.01 Deer Seasons and Bag Limit Restrictions on WMAs.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

07.04 MODERN FIREARMS PROHIBITED DURING MUZZLE-

LOADING DEER SEASONS. It shall be unlawful to have in immediate possession a centerfire or rimfire weapon while participating in muzzle-loading deer seasons.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Holders of a valid state-issued concealed handgun license recognized and honored by the State of Arkansas in accordance with Arkansas Code Title 5, Chapter 73, Subchapter 3, may possess the handgun covered by the license, except in places where otherwise prohibited under federal, state or local law or where disallowed by a landowner in accordance with applicable law. Nothing in this exception is intended to supersede or limit the regulations of any federal, state or local authorities that prohibit the possession of concealed handguns on their property, including, but not limited to, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service.

(2) Members of deer camps that are enrolled in the Deer Management

Assistance Program that have been issued Unrestricted Weapon Doe Permits and/or Management Buck Permits.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

08.03 POSSESSION OF FIREARMS WHILE ARCHERY ANDCROSSBOW HUNTING PROHIBITED .

It shall be unlawful to have any firearms in the immediate possession while hunting bear, deer or turkey with archery tackle.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Legal firearms when and where a regular gun or muzzle-loading deer season is open.

(2) Legal firearms when and where bear season is open.

(3) Holders of a valid state-issued concealed handgun license recognized and honored by the State of Arkansas in accordance with Arkansas Code Title 5, Chapter 73, Subchapter 3, may possess the handgun covered by the license, except in places where otherwise prohibited under federal, state or local law or where disallowed by a landowner in accordance with applicable law. Nothing in this exception is intended to supersede or limit the regulations of any federal, state or local authorities that prohibit the possession of concealed handguns on their property, including, but not limited to, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service.

(4) Members of deer camps that are enrolled in the Deer Management Assistance Program that have been issued Unrestricted Weapon Doe Permits and/or Management Buck Permits.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

09.01 HUNTING DOG REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful to use any

dog to hunt, chase, pursue or retrieve wildlife or to train said dogs for such purposes without a collar bearing the name, phone number and address of the owner being worn by the hunting dog.

EXCEPTION:

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

phone number and address.

PENALTY: $50.00 to $1,000.00.

10.01(A) RESIDENT FUR-TAKER'S LICENSE REQUIREMENTS. It shall

be unlawful for any resident 16 years of age or older to take, attempt to take, or possess any furbearers or any parts thereof without first obtaining a current Resident Wildlife Conservation License, Resident Combination Sportsman's License; Resident Sportsman's License; Resident 65 Plus Lifetime Sportsman's Hunting License (or Resident 65

Plus Lifetime Combination License); Resident Disabled Lifetime Sportsman's Hunting License (or Resident Disabled Lifetime Combination License); or a Lifetime Hunting License and Sportsman's Permit. Resident Trappers must also obtain a Resident Trapper Permit in accordance with Code 10.01(B). Permits are valid for the year period July 1 to June 30.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Persons obtaining carcasses of legally taken furbearers.

(2) Property owners or their designees taking nuisance furbearers in accordance with a Depredation Permit or in compliance with Commission Code18.09 Exceptions 2 or 3 .

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

10.01(B) RESIDENT TRAPPER PERMIT REQUIREMENT. It shall be

unlawful for any resident 16 years of age or older to trap or attempt to trap any furbearing animals without first obtaining a current Resident Trapper Permit in addition to a hunting license in accordance with Code 10.01(A). Permits are valid for the year period July 1 to June 30.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Property owners or their designees trapping nuisance furbearers in accordance with a Depredation Permit or in compliance with Commission Code18.09 Exceptions 2 or 3 .

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-restraining device (snare) or trap during open furbearing animals seasons except 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 or rubber-padded jaws), Size 110, 120 and 160 Conibear, or comparable body-tripping traps, with a jaw spread not to exceed 6 inches, and box traps.

(C) Water-Set Trap Requirements

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, and box traps.

(D) Snare (Cable Restraint Device) Restrictions.

(1) Snares are allowed in water sets.

(2) Snares are allowed to be used as land sets provided that 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 ½ inches.

(3) 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.

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

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

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

10.06 TRAP CHECKING REQUIREMENTS. It shall be unlawful to use traps without checking daily and removing the catch.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Kill sets may be checked within 72 hours.

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.

(2) Arkansas residents purchasing tanned pelts, taxidermy mounts or whole carcasses of legally taken furbearers for personal use.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

15.38 IMPORTATION OF CERTAIN WILDLIFE PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful for any person, including holders of a Wildlife Importation

Permit, to import, ship, transport, or carry into the state by any means, or to cause to be imported, receive, or to assist in any manner in the importation of any of the following animals:

(A) Any live member of the cervidae family.

(B) Raccoons.

(C) Bats.

(D) Skunks.

(E) Coyotes that originate from or have lived in Alaska, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming or Canada.

(F) Gray and red foxes that originate or have lived in Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming or Canada.

(G) Rodents captured in the wild from Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah or Wyoming.

(H) All box turtles of the genus Terrapene.

(I) All live waterfowl.

(J) Large carnivores and mountain lions.

EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) Cervids may be imported on a temporary basis for bone fide scientific, conservation, or educational purposes under terms of a special permit issued by the Chief of the Wildlife Management Division.

(3) Large carnivores and mountain lions may be imported only by holders of U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Exhibition Permits for large carnivores or mountain lions. Such importation shall be done in accordance with a current Commission Wildlife Importation Permit.

(4) Mallard ducks may be imported by a representative of a group designated in Commission Code 15.30 Exception 3 for use in an official field trial in accordance with a current Wildlife Importation Permit provided that ducks 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 and such documentation shall be submitted to the Commission in accordance with reporting requirements in Commission Code 15.37.

(5) Mallard ducks may be imported by the holder of a Shoot-To-Kill Retrieving Dog Training Permit in accordance with a current Wildlife Importation Permit provided that ducks are identified as captive reared by one of the following methods 1) banding of one metatarsus with a seamless metal band; 2) removal of the hind toe from the right foot; 3) pinioning of a wing by removal of all or some of the metacarpal bones of one wing, which renders the bird permanently incapable of flight; 4) a readily discernible tattoo of numbers and/or letters on the web of one foot. . 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 and such documentation shall be submitted to the Commission in accordance with reporting requirements in Commission Code 15.37.

(6) Pet box turtles in accordance with Commission Code 15.37 (Wildlife Importation Permit) Exception 8.

PENALTY: $500.00 to $5,000.00 per violation.

(1) All equipment, including any form of legal tender, and all wildlife imported in violation of this regulation may be seized by Enforcement Officers, confiscated by the court, forfeited to the State and disposed of according to law. (Ref. 01.00-D, Confiscation and Seizure)

(2) Any person convicted of violating this regulation shall be liable for the costs incurred in the storage, care, and maintenance of any equipment, wildlife, and/or fish seized in connection with the violation.

(3) Any person convicted of violating this regulation shall be liable for the costs of any and all tests and/or examinations of the illegally imported wildlife as is deemed necessary by the Commission for the protection of native wildlife.

19.06 IMPORTATION OF CERVID CARCASSES, PARTS AND

PRODUCTS. It shall be unlawful to import, transport or possess in

Arkansas any portion other than boneless meat from a cervid carcass originating from any area, as proclaimed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, that has an increased risk of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) or considered taken from a captive facility or within an enclosure.

EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) Cleaned teeth.

(3) Finished taxidermy and antler products.

(4) Hides and tanned products.

(5) Deer or elk harvested in commercial wildlife hunting resorts in Arkansas providing that a chronic wasting disease sample is collected in accordance with code 15.32B (Commercial Wildlife hunting Resort).

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

Colorado

West Virginia

Illinois

  

Kansas

South Dakota

Michigan*

  

Nebraska

New Mexico

New York

Utah

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Alberta

Saskatchewan

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

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).

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00

20.02 FIREARM RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs. It shall be unlawful to

possess any buckshot, rifled slugs, centerfire firearms,

or rimfire firearms larger than .22 caliber on any wildlife management area other than during any open modern gun deer, bear or elk seasons and in compliance with codes 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. It shall be unlawful to possess muzzleloaders larger than .40 caliber on any Wildlife Management Area other than during any open muzzleloading or modern gun deer, bear or elk seasons and in compliance with code 07.03, Certain Muzzleloaders Prohibited.

WMA SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS:

(A) Beaver Lake, Big Lake, Brushy Creek, St. Francis Sunken Lands,

Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms, 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 07.03) shooting a single projectile only during modern gun season.

(B), Trusten Holder WMA - within the delineated boundaries of the Arkansas Post National Park buffer zone, discharge of any firearm is prohibited and on that part of Trusten Holder, including all Corps lands, lying north and east of the centerline of the Arkansas River which fall within the area that lies east of the Pendleton Bridge to just south of Dam #2 and those lands west of Tichnor Blacktop and Nady Road - no 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) Lafayette County WMA - no buckshot of any size.

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

(F) Johnson County WRA within Dardanelle WMA - muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile only or shotguns with slugs.

(G)DeGray Lake WMA - within the delineated boundaries of the Lower DeGray Lake Waterfowl Rest Area, possession of loaded firearms is prohibited.

(H)Greers Ferry WMA - muzzleloaders allowed during the mobility impaired deer permit hunt

(I) Camp Robinson WMA - for the months of January and February during daylight hours bobcat, fox and coyote may be taken with irearms no larger than .30 caliber.

(J) Except on WMAs where the use of firearms is prohibited or restricted by sections A through H of this code bobcat, fox and coyote may be taken during daylight hours with firearms no larger than .30 caliber during bobcat, fox and coyote seasons on commission-owned WMAs.

(K) The Farm Units within Bald Knob and Cache River NWRs and

Wapanocca NWR - muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile only, shotguns or legal pistol.

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.

(3) Trusten Holder WMA mobility impaired muzzleloader deer hunters may use shotguns with slugs.

(4) DeGray Lake WMA special hunt permit holders may possess loaded firearms within the delineated boundaries of the Lower DeGray Lake Waterfowl Rest Area during the special hunts.

(5) Holders of a valid state-issued concealed handgun license recognized and honored by the State of Arkansas in accordance with Arkansas Code Title 5, Chapter 73, Subchapter 3, may possess the handgun covered by the license, except in places where otherwise prohibited under federal, state or local law or where disallowed by a landowner in accordance with applicable law. Nothing in this exception is intended to supersede or limit the regulations of any federal, state or local authorities that prohibit the possession of concealed handguns on their property, including, but not limited to, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

20.14 BAITING OR HUNTING ON BAITED PORTIONS OF WMAs

PROHIBITED. It shall be unlawful to place, deposit or scatter any grain or other feed so as to constitute a lure, attraction or enticement of wildlife; or to take or attempt to take wildlife on such bait on any wildlife management area if the person knows or reasonably should know that the area is a baited area.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Sowing of wildlife food areas by Commission personnel.

(2) Baiting by Commission personnel for trapping and restocking purposes.

(3) Bait or lures used in legally set traps during an open furbearer trapping season.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

20.15 HUNTING FROM ROADS PROHIBITED ON WMAs. It shall be unlawful to shoot across, or to hunt within one hundred (100) feet from the center line of any city, county, state or federal maintained road open to public vehicular traffic on any WMA. It shall also be unlawful to shoot across, or to hunt within one hundred (100) feet from the center line of any privately maintained road which is open to public vehicular traffic and falls under the regulatory control of the Commission through ownership, lease, cooperative agreement, conservation easement or memorandum of understanding on any WMA. It shall also be unlawful to place or leave any stand, blind or other hunting apparatus with the intent of hunting from any of these said roads or railroad right-of-ways on any WMA. In addition to other evidence introduced in a prima facie case of road hunting, there shall be a rebuttable presumption a person is "hunting" if the person points, aims, shoots or attempts to shoot a firearm or other killing device from a said road or railroad right-of-way in a direction in which game or other wildlife is present or likely to be present (including shooting at a game or wildlife decoy). On Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA all maintained roads opened or closed are included in the prohibitions listed above.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Persons engaged in a lawful action to protect their livestock or property.

(2) Law enforcement officials while performing their official job duties.

(3) Commission employees taking wildlife in performance of their duties.

(4) Persons having a valid Mobility Impaired Access Permit may hunt from designated, signed Mobility Impaired Access Trails where public vehicular access is not allowed in compliance with Code 20.20 (Mobility Impaired Access Permit Restrictions On Commission-owned WMAs).

(5) Persons having a valid Mobility Impaired Access Permit may hunt from the two specially designated abandoned railroad rights-of-way on the Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA.

(6) Small game (excluding fox, bobcat and coyote) being pursued or treed by a dog or is under point of a dog may be taken within 100 feet from the centerline of a road on Big Timber, Casey Jones, Cherokee, Gum Flats, Howard County, Jim Kress, Lafayette County, Lake Greeson, Moro Big Pine Natural Area and Provo WMAs provided the road is not city, county, state or federally maintained.

(7) Persons utilizing foothold and Conibear (body-gripping) traps and the use of the firearms to dispatch live animals caught in legally set traps.

(8) Licensed/permitted falconers hunting with or trapping birds of prey in accordance with state and federal falconry regulations.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00

20.29 HORSE AND MULE RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN WMAs.

Organized events similar to trail rides and horse riding for pleasure are prohibited on Commission-owned, Cherokee and Jim Kress WMAs during the months of October - January, April and May. Permits are required for organized events of more than ten horses or mules per party during the remainder of the year, and a condition of the permit shall stipulate that riders are restricted to established trails or roads. Permits are available at the area headquarters and must be requested 14 days in advance of the event. Horses and mules are allowed only in camping areas that are designated for equestrian use. Horses in camping areas may only be tied to trailers or to a highline using tree saver straps. It shall be unlawful to allow horses or mules to damage trees or other woody vegetation. Soil disturbance must be restored, manure must be scattered and excess feed, hay and any trash must be removed.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Participants in legal hunting activities may use horses and mules during specified hunting seasons.

(2) At night during furbearing season

(3) Horses and mules are prohibited on the Jardis Point (Desha County) portion of the Trusten Holder WMA.

(4) Horses and mules are prohibited on the Choctaw Island WMA during any open deer season.

(5) The Camp Robinson SUA is divided into 7 public use compartments and non-reserved/open compartments 1, 3, 4 and 7 are open year round for pleasure riding, except when closed for reserved events. Compartments 2 and 5 are closed for horse and mule riding for pleasure. No permit/reservation is required unless participant requesting to reserve any of the public use facilities or compartments.

(6) All organized horse and mule events on J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA are required to be scheduled/reserved annually by July 1 through the Area Manager. All pleasure riding is restricted to dates when no field trials are being conducted. Annual field trial schedule will be posted at area headquarters.

(7) Horses and mules are prohibited for any use on that portion of the Gene Rush WMA lying east of Searcy County Road 14 and west of the Buffalo National River property line from Woolum Ford on the Buffalo River to the intersection of Searcy County Roads 12 and 14.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00

20.33 SEASON RESTRICTIONS ON WYLIE COX FIELD TRAIL AREA.

It shall be unlawful to hunt on the WYLIE COX FIELD TRIAL AREA.

EXCEPTION:

(1) Dove hunting the first week of dove season only.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

21.01 DEER SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs. 2009 .

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (all units): October 17-25, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt) (Farm Unit only): November 7-8,2009 .

Modern Gun (permit hunt) (Farm Unit only): November 14-15,2009 .

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

(no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during muzzleloader season (all units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one buck deer (no antler restrictions) or one doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11, 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 20 and December 26-28,2009 .

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 or up to two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer no more than two bucks

(no antler restrictions) or up to two doe

. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BAYOU METO WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader(permit hunt): October 10-14, 2009. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 7-11, 2009.

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. No more than one legal buck and one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer no more than one, buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BELL SLOUGH WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 20 and December 26-28, 2009.

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than two doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BIG CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 13 and December 26-28, 2009.

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 during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BIG LAKE NWR

Archery: November 1-December 31, 2009.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit three (3) deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle only. (Ref. Codes 20.11 and 21.03)

BIG LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-15, 2009.

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 season. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe

.

These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. Ref. Code 06.11)

BIG TIMBER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 13 and December 26-28, 2009.

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than two doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

BLEVINS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 20 and December 26-28,

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than two doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. A Blue Mountain WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader and modern gun deer seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe (a WMA doe quota permit is not required). These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.02)

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

BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: Modern Gun: November 14-22 and December 26-28,2009 .

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 season. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe

. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA

Archery October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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

deer season and no more than one doe may be taken from October 17-21, 2009 during the muzzleloader deer season. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

CACHE RIVER NWR

Archery (all units October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader (all units): October 17-21, 2009. Muzzleloader (all units): December 29-31, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt) (all units): November 7-8, 2009. Modern Gun (all units permit hunt): November 14-17 and November 20-22, 2009.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to three doe may be taken with archery tackle (all units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during each muzzleloader season (all units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt (all units). Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one buck (no antler restrictions) or doe (all units). This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11, 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

CAMP ROBINSON SUA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 7-9, 2009.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt):

November 21 and 22, 2009.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): October 31-November 1, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 26-27 and November 28-29, 2009.

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 and modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 21.02, 21.03) CANEY CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. A Caney Creek WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe (a WMA doe quota permit is not required). These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.02)

CASEY JONES WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 20 and December 26-28, 2009.

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than two doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Firearms: Closed.

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 only.

CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA

Archery: October 1-December 31, 2009. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 24-26, 2009. Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): October 30-November 2, 2009.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): December 5-7, 2009. Modern Gun (permit hunt): December 12-14, 2009. 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 the archery, muzzleloader and modern gun seasons is two. A doe must be harvested and checked before a legal type A buck may be harvested during any season, except during the modern gun youth permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is four deer. Youths are allowed to harvest a type A buck without first harvesting and checking a doe, up to two type B bucks if no type A buck is harvested, and up to two doe. All harvested doe and type B bucks are "Bonus Deer" and do not count towards the statewide bag limit. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009. 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 season. (Ref Code 20.11)

CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 10-14, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 7-11, 2009.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 10-14, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 7-11, 2009.

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 or modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

DARDANELLE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Johnson County,

Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRAs: October 1-31, 2009 and

February 1-28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009.

Special Mobility-impaired Permit Hunt: Johnson County WRA

only: November 7-8, 2009.

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 two legal bucks may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two doe may be taken during the Johnson County WRA Special Mobility-impaired Permit season. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): November 7-9, 2009.

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)

DEGRAY LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt): October 26-28, 2009 .

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 13 and December 26-28,2009 .

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 two legal bucks and two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader mobility impaired permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no antler

restrictions) and no more than two doe

. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11, 21.02, 21.03)

DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 20 and December 26-28, 2009.

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 or up to two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

DR. LESTER SITZES, III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Red Slough WRA-October 1-November 6, 2009.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 10-14, 2009. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 7-11, 2009.

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 seasons. (Ref. Code 21.02)

EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): October 31-November 1, 2009. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 7-8, 2009.

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) and 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. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed ETHEL WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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, 2009-January 31, 2010. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 17-18, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 14-15 and November 21-22, 2009.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). A doe must be harvested and checked before a buck may be harvested during any season. No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe may be taken during muzzleloader permit hunt. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit hunt. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

FT. CHAFFEE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): November 28-29, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 21-22, 2009.

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 harvested with archery tackle. No more than one legal buck or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

FROG BAYOU WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Firearms: Closed.

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 only.

GALLA CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November

7-8, 2009.

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. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer,

buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-22 and December 26-28, 2009.

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 seasons. A Gene Rush WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe (a WMA doe quota permit is not required). These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref.

Codes 06.11 and 21.02)

GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt):

November 3-5, 2009.

Muzzleloader (youth permit hunt): December 29-30, 2009.

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 antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader mobility impaired permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03) GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 10-14, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 7-11, 2009.

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 or modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

GUM FLATS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-25, December 5-16 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Firearms: Closed.

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 only.

HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 10-14, 2009. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 7-11, 2009.

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 or modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 17-21, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 7-11, 2009.

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 or modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): November 14-18, 2009. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 7-8, 2009. Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): October 24-25, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): December 5-9, 2009.

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 muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt and the modern gun mobility impaired permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

HOLLA BEND NWR

Archery: October 1-December 8, 2009.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): December 12, 2009.

Seasonal bag limit three (3) deer; no more than two legal bucks. No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two doe may be taken with archery tackle. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe.

This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal

bag limit. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 24-26 and December 19-21, 2009 .

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 two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one either-sex may be taken during the muzzleloader permit hunt. (Ref. Code 21.02)

HOPE UPLAND WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 7-8, 2009.

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. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is two deer,

no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to two doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref.

Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009 .

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 7-8, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 14-22 and December 5-13,2009 .

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. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions)

or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.03)

IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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.

J.PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN SUA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): October 10-11, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 18-19, 2009.

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 permit hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 21.02)

JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11).

JIM KRESS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

JONES POINT WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 20 and December 26-28,2009 .

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no antler

restrictions) and no more than two doe

. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

LAKE GREESON WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009.

Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt): October 10-11, 2009.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 7-8, 2009. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 14-25 and December 5-16, 2009.

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 hunt or muzzleloader mobility impaired hunt or the modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

LEE COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 13 and December 26-28,2009 .

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 or up to two doe may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer no more than two bucks

(no antler restrictions) or up to two doe

. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 10-14, 2009.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 20 and December 26-28,2009 .

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no

antler restrictions) and no more than two doe

. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-22, 2009.

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe.

This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. Ref. Code 06.11)

MCILROY MADISON COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): November 21-25, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): December 5-9, 2009.

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 or modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Code 21.02)

MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 24-28, 2009.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 21-22, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 27-December 1, 2009. 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 muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

MORO BIG PINE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 17-22, 2009. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 7-8, 2009. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 14-19, November 27-December 2, December 12-17 and December 26-31, 2009. Seasonal bag limit of two (2) deer; no more than one legal buck. No more than one legal buck and one doe can 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. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 may be taken during the muzzleloader deer season and no more than one doe may be taken from October 17-21, 2009 during the muzzleloader deer season. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. A Muddy Creek WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe (a WMA doe quota permit is not required). These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.02)

NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 two legal bucks may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

NORFORK LAKE WMA

Archery (all units): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units October 17-25, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units: November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010. Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed.

Modern Gun: Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units: November 14-22, 2009. 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. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the muzzleloader or modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

OVERFLOW NWR

Archery: October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010. Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). A doe must be harvested and checked before a buck may be harvested during any season. No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe may be taken during muzzleloader hunt; refuge permit required. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

OZAN WMA

Archery: October

1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 20 and December 26-28,2009 .

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 muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than two doe

. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

OZARK LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009.

Seasonal bag limit 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 two legal bucks may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 deer season and no more than one doe may be taken from October 17-21, 2009 during the muzzleloader deer season. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

PALMETTO FLATS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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.

PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 two legal bucks and one doe may be taken during the muzzleloader season. No more than two legal bucks may be taken during the modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 deer season and no more than one doe may be taken from October 17-21, 2009 during the muzzleloader deer season. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

POISON SPRINGS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 20 and December 26-28,2009 .

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no

antler restrictions) and no more than two doe

. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

POND CREEK NWR

Archery: October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-20, 2009. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): October 31, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 28-29, 2009.

Seasonal bag limit of four (4) deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). The first deer harvested can be a buck or doe. A doe must be harvested and checked at the refuge check station before a second buck may be harvested with any weapon. No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two doe may be taken with archery tackle. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to two doe may be taken during muzzleloader season; refuge permit required. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to two doe may be taken during the modern gun youth permit hunt. No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to two doe may be taken during modern gun permit hunt. Doe tagged with a bonus doe tag, obtained at the refuge headquarters, during any hunt are bonus deer and do not count towards the statewide seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 7-8, 2009. 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 doe may be taken with archery tackle only. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 20.11 and 21.02)

PROVO WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-25, December 5-16 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 muzzleloader or modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 20.11)

RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21 , 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 two legal bucks may be taken during the muzzleloader and modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11).

REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader(permit hunt): October 17-21, 2009. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 14-18, 2009.

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 or modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA

Archery (permit hunt): October 17-Deember 6, 2009. 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 by permit 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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010. 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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 24-28, 2009.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November

21-22, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): December 4-8, 2009.

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 or modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-15, 2009 and December 26-28, 2009.

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 29-31, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 20 and December 26-28, 2009.

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than two doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.03)

SHEFFIELD NELSON DAGMAR WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 17-21, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 7-11, 2009.

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 or modern gun permit hunts. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): November 7-9,2009.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 13 and December 26-28,2009 .

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than two doe . These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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, 2009-February 28, 2010. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 14-15, 2009.

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. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 21.02 and 21.03)

SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Henry Moore WRA -

October 1-November 13, 2009.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and

January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 13 and December 26-28,2009 .

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer no more than two bucks (no

antler restrictions) and no more than two doe

. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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 North Unit

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-22 and November 27-29, 2009.

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 and modern gun seasons. A Sylamore WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader or modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe (a WMA doe quota permit is not required). These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.02)

South Unit

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 10-14, 2009. Special Mobility Impaired Permit Hunt: Jardis Point area only. Noon, November 18-Noon, November 20, 2009. 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. Doe taken during the special mobility impaired permit hunt are bonus deer and do not count towards the seasonal bag limit. (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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 24-28, 2009. Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 27-December 1, 2009. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): December 26-28, 2009. 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 muzzleloader or modern gun permit hunts. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

W. E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-15, November 21-22 and December 26-28, 2009.

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 seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe. These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

WAPANOCCA NWR

Archery: October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 14-15, 2009.

Seasonal bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to three 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 20.11, 21.02 and 21.03)

WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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.

WEDINGTON WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): November 7-8, 2009.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): December 12-13, 2009.

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 hunt. Bag limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 20.02, 21.02 and 21.03)

WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

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, 2009-January 31, 2010(north unit). October 1-December 31, 2009(south unit). October 1-November 30, 2009 (Kansas Lake Area).

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): October 17-19, 2009(north and south units).

Muzzleloader: October 20-23, 2009(north unit). Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 (north and south units).

Modern Gun (permit hunt): November 14-16, 2009(north and south units). Modern Gun: November 17-18, 2009(north unit). Closed (Kansas Lake Area).

Cook's Lake Area (youth permit hunt): December 5-6, 2009. Cook's Lake Area (mobility impaired permit hunt): December 11-13, 2009.

Season bag limit of three (3) deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to three doe can be taken with archery tackle (both units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the October 17-19muzzleloader permit hunt (both units). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) may be taken during the October 20-23muzzleloader hunt (north unit only). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the November 14-16modern gun permit hunt (north and south units). . No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) may be taken during the November 17-18modern gun permit hunt (north unit only). No more than one buck (no antler restrictions) or one doe may be taken during the November 7-8 modern gun special youth hunt (north

and south units). Cooks Lake Area December 5-6: no more than one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe may be taken during the modern gun permit youth hunt. Cooks Lake Area December 11-13: 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 huntare 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, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 deer season and no more than one doe may be taken from October 17-21, 2009 during the muzzleloader deer season. No more than one legal buck may be taken during the modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. This is not a bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Code 06.11)

WINONA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25 and December 19-21, 2009. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): November 7-8, 2009 and January 2-3, 2010.

Modern Gun: November 14-December 6 and December 26-28, 2009. 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 seasons. A Winona WMA doe quota permit is required to harvest a doe during the muzzleloader or modern gun seasons. Bag limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and no more than one doe (a WMA doe quota permit is not required). These are not bonus deer and will count towards the seasonal bag limit. (Ref. Codes 06.11 and 21.02)

WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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, SUAs, WDAs and NWRs (National Wildlife Refuges) 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), Cache River NWR (modern gun), Camp Robinson SUA (modern gun), Camp Robinson WMA (firearms), Choctaw Island (firearms), Cut-Off Creek (firearms), Cypress Bayou (firearms), Dave Donaldson Black River (muzzleloader), Dr. Lester Sitzes III, Bois D'arc (firearms), 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 SP-CA (firearms), Holla Bend NWR (archery), Holland Bottoms (muzzleloader), Howard County (firearms), J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA (modern gun), Lake Greeson (firearms), Little Bayou (muzzleloader), McIlroy Madison County (firearms), Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Overflow NWR (muzzleloader), Pond Creek NWR (modern gun), Rex Hancock Black Swamp (firearms), Rick Evans Grandview Prairie (archery), St. Francis National Forest (firearms), Sheffield Nelson Dagmar (firearms),Shirey Bay Rainey Brake (muzzleloader), Trusten Holder (muzzleloader), U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA (firearms), Wapanocca NWR (modern gun), Mike Freeze Wattensaw (firearms), Wedington (firearms) and White River NWR (firearms), WMAs.

(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), DeGray Lake (muzzleloader), Johnson County WRA within Dardanelle (modern gun), Greers Ferry Lake (muzzleloader), Hobbs (modern gun), Lake Greeson (muzzleloader), Jardis Point within Trusten Holder (muzzleloader or shotguns allowed) and White River NWR (modern gun).

(D) Youth: Camp Robinson WMA (modern gun), 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 SUA (modern gun), Lake Greeson WMA (modern gun), Moro Big Pine Natural Area (modern gun), Pond Creek NWR (modern gun), Prairie Bayou (modern gun), St. Francis National Forest (modern gun), Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms (modern gun), U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA (modern gun) Mike Freeze Wattensaw (modern gun)Wedington WMA (modern gun) and White River NWR (modern gun).

EXCEPTION:

(1) Youths during the Special Youth Modern Gun Deer Hunt are exempted from WMADoe Quota Permit requirements (Ref. Code 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 three-point rule deer (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 4 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 (5) 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-5 total points or less including the main beams.

(3) On Cut-off Creek, Bayou Meto, Henry Gray Hurricane Lake, Little Bayou, Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Sheffield Nelson Dagmar, Trusten Holder, Seven Devils, U of A Pine Tree and Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMAs, a buck must have:

(A) at least one antler with at least 4 points including the main beam a minimum of one inch long; or

(B) have 4 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 DeGray Lake and Greers Ferry Lake WMAs any buck deer may be legally harvested during the deer muzzleloader mobility impaired hunt.

(6) On Hobbs SP-CA any buck deer may be legally harvested during the deer modern gun mobility impaired hunt.

(7) On Camp Robinson WMA, , Galla Creek, Hobbs SP-CA, Holla Bend NWR, Hope Upland WMA, Howard County WMA, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain WMA, Lake Greeson WMA, Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA, Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA, Prairie Bayou, Provo WMA, St. Francis National Forest WMA, Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms WMA, U of A Pine Tree WDA 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).

(8) On Bald Knob, Big Lake, Cache River, Felsenthal, Holla Bend, Overflow, Pond Creek, Wapanocca and White River NWRs any buck deer may be legally harvested during all deer hunts.

(9) 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, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. BELL SLOUGH WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. 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: September 15-November

30, 2009(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2). Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2). Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt) (only on that part of the area that lies in bear zone 2). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2). Statewide bag limit.

BLEVINS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: September 15-November

30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. 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, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. CACHE RIVER NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

CAMP ROBINSON SUA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed.

CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed.

CANEY CREEK WMA

Archery: September 15-November

30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. CASEY JONES WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

CEDAR CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CHEROKEE WMA

Archery: September 15-November

30, 2009 (only on that part of the area that lies in zone 2). October1-November 30, 2009(only on that part of the area that lies in zone 1). Statewide bag limit

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. 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.

DARDANELLE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

DEGRAY LAKE WMA

Archery: September 15-November

30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. 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: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide baglimit.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun: October 31-November 1 and November 7-8, 2009. Statewide bag limit. 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/. September 15-November 30, 2009.

Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009 (youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. GENE RUSH WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 14-22, 2009. Statewide bag limit. GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed.

GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 10-14, 2009(deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-11, 2009(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, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 10-14, 2009(deer permit holders only).

Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-11, 2009(deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Archery: September 15-November

30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Firearms: Closed.

HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

HOBBS SP-CA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: November 14-18, 2009(deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: December 5-9, 2009(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, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN SUA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-15, 2009. Statewide bag limit. JIM KRESS WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. JONES POINT WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. 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, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 14-22, 2009. Statewide bag limit. PALMETTO FLATS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

MCILROY MADISON COUNTY WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: November 21-25, 2009(deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: December 5-9, 2009(deer permit holders only). Statewide bag limit.

MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

MORO BIG PINE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Archery: September 15-November

30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. MUDDY CREEK WMA

Archery: September 15-November

30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Archery: September 15-November

30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. NORFORK LAKE WMA

Archery: All Units October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward

Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units October 17-25, 2009.

Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward

Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units November 7-8, 2009

(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 14-22, 2009. Statewide bag limit. OVERFLOW NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

OZAN WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

OZARK LAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Archery: September 15-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009 (youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. 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, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. 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: September 15-November

30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. 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. SHEFFIELD NELSON DAGMAR 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

North Unit

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 14-22 and November 26-28, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

South Unit

Archery: October 1-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Archery: December 5-13, 2009 (closed on U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Service property within Trusten Holder WMA). 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. 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, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit.

November 9-30, 2009. Statewide bag limit. W.E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WINONA WMA

Archery: September 15-November 30, 2009. Statewide bag limit.

Muzzleloader: October 17-25, 2009. Statewide bag limit. Modern Gun: November 7-8, 2009(youth hunt). Statewide bag limit. November 9-30, 2009. 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 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 SUA, Wylie Cox SUA and J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA requires a current Arkansas hunting license and Wylie Cox SUA and J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUAs are closed to dog training during organized field trials. On Camp Robinson SUA only reserved/closed compartments are closed to dog training. Camp Robinson SUA is divided into 7 public use compartments and a map depicting these compartments is posted at the Headquarters Information Booth on Clinton Road and is posted at www.agfc.com.

(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 SUA 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 and Woodcock hunting with bird dog breeds only, during open season.

(10) Modern gun deer hunting December 5-16, 2009on Gum Flats Lake Greeson and Provo WMAs November 26-December 6, 2009on Mt. Magazine WMAs.

(11) Dogs allowed for coyote, fox and bobcat hunting on Casey Jones WMA 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, DeGray Lake, 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, DeGray Lake, 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) Waterfowl retriever, rabbit dog (beagle) and bird dog training on Camp Robinson SUA from September 15-April 1, except during firearms deer hunts where dogs are not allowed. Bird dog training is also prohibited immediately following dates scheduled for supplemental bird releases on Camp Robinson SUA. Camp Robinson personnel will establish the exact dates of supplemental bird releases after field trial schedules are set in July. Dog trainers will be required to check with area personnel to get the dates of scheduled supplemental releases and additional dog training closure periods. Waterfowl retriever training is open the entire year in compartment 5. Dog training must comply with Commission Code 20.22. The area is divided into 7 public use compartments and a map depicting these compartments is posted at the Headquarters Information Booth on Clinton Road and is posed at www.agfc.com.

(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:

BALD KNOB NWR

Fall (Archery) (Mingo Creek Unit): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey. Fall (Firearms): Closed. Spring: Closed.

BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

BAYOU METO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): Closed. BELL SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

BERYL ANTHONY LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BIG CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

BIG LAKE NWR

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. BIG LAKE WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BIG TIMBER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

BLEVINS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. 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, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CACHE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. In all Hunt Units. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt) in Hunt Units 1 and 3.

One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-May 1, 2009 in Hunt Unit 1. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. April 11-24, 2009 in Hunt Unit 3. One gobbler or bearded turkey. Hunt Unit 2 see Rex Hancock Black

Swamp WMA. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CAMP ROBINSON SUA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms) (includes Bell Slough WMA): April 13-15, April20-22 and April 27-29, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CANEY CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CASEY JONES WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

CEDAR CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CHEROKEE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms) October 26-November 1, 2009

(that portion of the WMA lying in turkey zone 6). One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 20-26, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, April 11-12 and April 18-19, 2009

(youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 30-May 1, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake..

CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 6-12, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 14-16, April 21-23 and April 28-30, 2009. 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, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

DARDANELLE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

DEGRAY LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

DR. LESTER SITZES, III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. ED GORDON POINT REMOVE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-30, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

Wiley Cox FTA is closed to hunting. ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. ETHEL WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. 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 14-17 and April 21-May 1, 2009. Closed during turkey gun quota hunts. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Turkeys must be checked at designated check stations. FT. CHAFFEE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009 Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

FROG BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. GALLA CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): Closed .

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Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): Closed. GENE RUSH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, April 17-19 and April 24-26, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 27-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

GUM FLATS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, April 17-19 and April 24-26, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 27-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

HOBBS SP-CA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed. Spring (Firearms): Closed. HOLLA BEND NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1-December 8, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 13-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) Turkeys must be checked at Area

Headquarters.

April 11-12, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

Turkeys must be checked at Area Headquarters. HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

HOPE UPLAND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN SUA Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

JIM KRESS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

JONES POINT WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

LAKE GREESON WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LEE COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LITTLE RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MCILROY MADISON COUNTY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

April 11-13 and April 18-20, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

MORO BIG PINE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13, April 18-20 and April 25-27, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Coe 23.02)

Spring (Archery/Crossbow): April 28-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

NORFORK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): All units October 26-November 1, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): All units April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

All units April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OVERFLOW NWR Fall: Closed.

Spring (Archery): April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): Closed.

OZAN WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK LAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PALMETTO FLATS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Firearms: Closed.

PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

PINEY CREEKS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

POISON SPRINGS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. 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 13-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

Spring (Firearms): March 28-29, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02) April 11-12, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

PROVO WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. (Ref. Code 23.02)

RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

RAINEY WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-12 and April 18-19, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE WMA Fall: Closed.

Spring (Firearms)(Includes Hope Upland WMA): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

RING SLOUGH WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

RIVER BEND WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010. One either-sex. turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 29-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

SHEFFIELD NELSON DAGMAR WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: Closed. SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009. One either-sex turkey.

Spring (Firearms): April 11-13, April 17-19 and April 24-26, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-January 31, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): October 26-November 1, 2009 . One either-sex turkey.

Spring: April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

SPRING BANK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-13 and April 17-19, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed. SYLAMORE WMA

North and South Units

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-14, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 17-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring: Closed.

TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-May 1, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (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, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WEDINGTON WMA

Fall: Closed.

Spring: April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02).

WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

WHITEHALL WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey.

April 11-24, 2009. One gobbler or bearded turkey.

WHITE RIVER NWR

Fall (Archery): October 1-December 31, 2009(south unit), October 1,2009 -January 31, 2010(north unit). One either-sex turkey. Closed

during deer permit hunts.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WHITE ROCK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

W.E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). One gobbler or bearded turkey. (Ref. Code 23.02)

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkey, no more than one jake.

WINONA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. One either-sex turkey.

Fall (Firearms): Closed.

Spring (Firearms): April 4-5, 2009 (youth hunt). Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

April 11-May 1, 2009. Two gobblers or bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.

WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Fall (Archery): October 1, 2009-February 28, 2010. 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.

23.02 PERMIT REQUIREMENTS ON CERTAIN WMAs, SUAs, WDAs and NWRs. It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take turkey during spring permit hunts on certain WMAs, SUAs, WDAs and NWRs without first obtaining the required permit or fail to follow the instructions on said permits (Ref: Code 19.15 Non-Compliance with Terms Of Permit) as specified herein:

(A) Quota: Bell Slough, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois D'Arc, Cache River NWR (Unit 2), Camp Robinson WMA, Choctaw Island WMA, Cut-Off Creek, Felsenthal NWR, Gulf Mountain, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Holla Bend NWR, Holland Bottoms, Lafayette County, McIlroy Madison County WMA, Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA, Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA, Pond Creek NWR, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake, Sylamore WMA and Sulphur River WMAs.

(B) Youth: Bayou Meto, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita, Big Lake, Cache

River NWR (Unit 2), Choctaw Island, Cut-Off Creek, Felsenthal NWR, Gulf Mountain, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Holla Bend NWR, Holland Bottoms, Hope Upland, Lafayette County, McIlroy Madison County, Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA, Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA, Pond Creek NWR, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Rick Evans Grandview Prairie, Sulphur River, Trusten Holder, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA, W.E. Brewer Scatter Creek WMA and Wedington WMAs.

(C) A lease land permit is required for persons 16 years and older to camp, hunt or trap any type of wildlife on Big Timber, Casey Jones, Cherokee, Gum Flats, Jim Kress, Lafayette County, Moro Big Pine Natural Area and Provo WMAs. ATVs, motorcycles and bicycles allowed on open, maintained roads within Cherokee and Jim Kress WMAs by hunters in possession of a valid leased lands permit for the purposes of ingress and egress to hunting locations and/or camping sites only.

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.

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, 2009 - February 7, 2010with Holland Bottoms WMA - (Tuesdays and Saturdays only.

(B) November 1, 2009 - February 7, 2010within Harold E. Alexander Spring River WMA - Quail hunting ends at Noon.

(C) November 1, 2009 - February 7, 2010within Norfork Lake WMA (Chapin Point and Indian Head Units) - quail hunting ends at Noon.

(D) November 1, 2009 - February 7, 2010in Compartment A. No permit required. December 2, 5, 9, 12 and 16, 2010in Compartments 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 within Gulf Mountain Quail Demonstration Area. Permit required. Limit 5 per person.

(E) November 1, 2009 - February 7, 2010within Hope Upland WMA (Tuesdays only). Limit 4.

(F) November 1, 2009 - February 7, 2010within Ed Gordon Point Remove and Galla Creek WMAs (weekends only). Limit 4.

(G) November 1, 2009 - February 7, 2010within Big Timber Upland SUA. Quail permit required, hunters must complete a Hunter Report Form after each hunt.

(H) December 1, 2009 - February 7, 2010within Ft. Chaffee WMA.

(I) November 1, 2009 - January 31, 2010within Felsenthal and

Overflow NWRs.

(J) November 1, 2009 - February 7, 2010within Prairie Bayou. Limit 4.

(K) November 1, 2009 - February 7, 2010within 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, CutOff Creek, Cypress Bayou, Dardanelle, Dave Donaldson Black River, DeGray Lake, 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, McIlroy Madison County, Mike Freeze Wattensaw, Moro Big Pine Natural Area, 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, Palmetto Flats Natural Area, 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, Sheffield Nelson Dagmar, 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.

(L) Closed within Big Lake NWR, Camp Robinson SUA, Electric

Island, Holla Bend NWR, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA, Johnson County WRA, Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRA within Dardanelle, Pond Creek NWR, Rick Evans Grandview Prairie, Robert L. Hankins Mud Creek, Mike Freeze 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 1, 2009 - February 28, 2010within Hope Upland and

Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs (Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays only).

(B) September 5, 2009 - January 31, 2010within Felsenthal, Pond Creek and Overflow NWRs.

(C) October 1 - December 8, 2009within Holla Bend NWR.

(D) September 5 - November 30, 2009within White River NWR (South Unit) and September 5, 2009 - January 31, 2010within White River NWR (North Unit).

(E) September 5 - October 31, 2009within Big Lake and Wapanocca NWRs.

(F) September 1, 2009 - February 28, 2010within Prairie Bayou. Limit 4.

(G) September 5, 2009 - February 28, 2010within Bald Knob and Cache River NWRs.

(H) September 1, 2009 - February 28, 2010within 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, 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, Dardanelle, Dave Donaldson Black River, DeGray Lake, DePartee Creek, Devil's 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, McIlroy Madison County, Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Mount Magazine, Muddy Creek, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area, Nimrod Lloyd Millwood, Norfork Lake, Ozan, Ozark Lake, Ozark National Forest, Palmetto Flats Natural Area, 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, Sheffield Nelson Dagmar, 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, Mike Freeze Wattensaw, Wedington, White Cliffs Natural Area, Whitehall, White Rock, Winona WMAs and Wittsburg Natural Area.

(G) Closed within Camp Robinson SUA, Electric Island WMA, J. Perry

Mikles Blue Mountain SUA, Wylie Cox SUA on Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA 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 5 - October 31, 2009within Big Lake NWR, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA and Wapanocca NWR.

(B) September 5-30, 2009within Camp Robinson SUA.

(C) September 5, 2009 - February 28, 2010within Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only).

(D) September 5, 2009 - January 31, 2010within Felsenthal, Pond Creek and Overflow NWRs.

(E) October 1 - December 8, 2009within Holla Bend NWR.

(F) September 5 - November 30, 2009within White River NWR (South Unit) and September 5, 2009 - January 31, 2010within White River NWR (North Unit).

(G) September 5, 2009 - February 28, 2010within 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, Dardanelle, Dave Donaldson Black River, DeGray Lake, 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, McIlroy Madison County, Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Mount Magazine, Muddy Creek,

Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area, Nimrod Lloyd Millwood WMA, Norfork Lake, Ozan, Ozark Lake, Ozark National Forest, Pine City Natural Area, Palmetto Flats 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, Sheffield Nelson Dagmar, 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, Mike Freeze Wattensaw, Wedington, Whitehall, White Cliffs Natural Area, White Rock, Winona and Wittsburg Natural Area WMAs.

(H)May 15-June 13, 2010 within 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 SUA, 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, Dardanelle, Dave Donaldson Black River, DeGray Lake, 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 SUA, Jamestown Independence County, Jim Kress, Jones Point, Lake Greeson, Lee County, Little Bayou, Little River, Loafer's Glory, McIlroy Madison County, Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Mount Magazine, Muddy Creek, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area, Nimrod Lloyd Millwood, Norfork Lake, Ozan, Ozark Lake, Ozark National Forest, Palmetto Flats Natural Area, 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, Sheffield Nelson Dagmar, 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, Mike Freeze 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 Special Use Area On Ed Gordon Point Remove WMAs.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

24.05 DOVE SEASON RESTRICTED ON CERTAIN WMAs. It shall be

unlawful to take, attempt to take, or possess dove within the following

WMAs, other than as specified herein:

(A) Camp Robinson Special Use Area and Wylie Cox Special Use Area on Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA - first week of statewide season.

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

(C) Holland Bottoms - ends at noon each day.

(D)

J.Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA - closed during authorized field trials.

(E) Bald Knob and Cache River NWRs - dove hunting is allowed when dove season is concurrent with the state waterfowl season.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

24.07 FURBEARER SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS ON WMAs. It shall 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:

Sunrise, September 1, 2009-Sunset, February 28, 2010. Limit two per day per species.

(B) Opossum Hunting: Sunrise, September 1, 2009-Sunset, February 28, 2010. Day or night hunting. Dogs are required for hunting at night. Limit two per day.

(C) Bobcat Hunting: Sunrise, October 1, 2009-Sunset, February 28, 2010. (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 bobcats.

(1) During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take bobcat.

(2) Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA: Closed to bobcat hunting unless other hunting seasons are open.

(3) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA: Closed to bobcat hunting except open on Tuesday during daylight hours only.

(D) Coyote Hunting: Sunrise, July 1, 2009- Sunset, February 28, 2010(Dogs not allowed to hunt coyote.) 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). No limit on coyote.

(1) During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take coyote.

(2) Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA: Closed to coyote hunting unless other hunting seasons are open.

(3) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA: Closed to coyote hunting except opon on Tuesday during daylight hours only.

(E) River Otter Hunting: Sunrise, November 14, 2009-Sunset, February 28, 2010. Limit two per day.

(F) Raccoon Hunting: Sunset, July 1-Sunrise, August 31, 2009(night hunting only; dogs are required. Limit one). Sunrise, September 1, 2009-Sunset, February 28, 2010(day or night hunting; dogs are required for hunting at night. Limit two per day). March 1-31, 2010(night hunting only; dogs are required . No limit).

(G) Muskrat, Nutria and Beaver Hunting: Sunrise, September 1, 2009-Sunset, February 28, 2010 . No limit.

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

(I) Furbearer Trapping (Other than Beaver, Coyote, Muskrat and Nutria):

Sunrise, November 14, 2009-Sunset, February 21, 2010. No limit.

(J) Muskrat, Nutria and Beaver Trapping: Sunrise, November 14, 2009-

Sunset, March 31, 2010. No limit.

(K) Coyote Trapping: August 1, 2009-March 31, 2010. No limit.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Camp Robinson SUA and Camp Robinson WMA are 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 SUA 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 WMA 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 take, or possess crows within the following WMAs other than as specified herein: All WMAs: September 5, 2009 - February 20, 2010. Thursdays

- Mondays only. No limit.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) All NWRs, and Electric Island WMA: Closed.

(2) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs: Open Thursdays and Saturdays only during the statewide season.

(3) Camp Robinson SUA September 5-30, 2009. 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:

(1) Bayou Meto - 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.

(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 SUA - 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) DEGRAY LAKE - Loaded firearms are prohibited within Lower DeGray Lake Waterfowl Rest Area except by permitted participants of special hunts.

(11) FROG BAYOU - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated areas until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 1:00 p.m.

(12) 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 open to Canada goose hunting September 1-15, 2009only.

(13) HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated area until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 1:00 p.m.

(14) 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.

(15) PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA - Waterfowl impoundments are closed to trespass from one hour after sunset until 4:00 a.m. during duck season.

(16) REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated area until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 1:00 p.m.

(17) RICK EVANS GRANDVIEW PRAIRIE - Waterfowl hunting closed on all lakes and ponds.

(18) SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE - The waterfowl rest areas and MSUs (Moist Soil Units) are open to the early teal season

(19) STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS - Waterfowl hunters may not access inundated area until 4:00 a.m. and must exit inundated areas by 1:00 p.m.

(20) ST. FRANCIS FOREST - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(21) 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 public lands, the MSUs are open for the early teal season.

(22) LAKE CONWAY - Closed to waterfowl hunting except on the Pierce Creek and Dixs Creek Bays, waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(23) LAKE OVERCUP - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(24) CANE CREEK LAKE (Lincoln County) - Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(25) U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA - North of Hwy 306 closed to waterfowl hunting.

(26) 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.

25.04 MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

WITHIN WATERFOWL REST AREAS. All Commission owned or controlled waterfowl rest areas are closed to access from

November 1-February 15 .

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Red Slough WRA within Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois D'Arc WMA and Henry Moore WRA within Sulphur River WMA are open to archery deer hunting from October 1 - November 7.

(2) Pigeon Creek WRA within Cut Off Creek WMA and Steve Frick WRA within Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA closes to access the day after the modern gun deer hunt and will reopen to access February 1 .

(3) Johnson County WRA within Dardanelle WMA closes to access the day after the modern gun mobility impaired permit hunt and will reopen to access February 1 .

(4) Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois D'Arc Lake WRA within Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois D'Arc WMA and the Nimrod Lloyd Millwood WRA within Nimrod WMA are open for fishing and non-hunting access.

(5) Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRAs within Dardanelle WMA reopen to access for archery deer hunting February 1.

PENALTY: $100.00 to $1,000.00.

(3/30/2009)

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