RULE 002.00.17-003 - 2017-2018 General Hunting Regulations

RULE 002.00.17-003. 2017-2018 General Hunting Regulations

01.00-C DEFINITION OF TERMS

For the purposes of the Arkansas State Game and Fish Code of Regulations, the following terms shall be construed, respectively, to mean and include:

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

a) tail feathers which are the same length,

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

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

AGFC LICENSE SYSTEM - The point-of-sale system that the Commission uses to sell and dispense Commission-issued licenses, permits, stamps, tags, and other privileges to the public.

ALLIGATOR DEALER - Any person, firm or corporation engaging in the sale, purchase, barter or exchange of an American alligator {Alligator mississippiensis) or other crocodilian species, or any part, nest or eggs thereof in Arkansas. ALLIGATOR FARMER - Any person, firm or corporation possessing an American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) or other crocodilian species, or any part, nest or eggs thereof in Arkansas for the purpose of propagation, production or rearing. ALLIGATOR SNAPPING TURTLE DEALER - Any person, firm or corporation engaged in the sale or purchase of alligator snapping turtles.

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

ANIMAL - An organism of the animal kingdom, as distinguished from the plant kingdom, including any part, product, egg or offspring thereof. ANTLERLESS DEER - A doe or a buck having less than 2 inches of hardened bone antler.

ANTLERLESS ELK - Any elk (male or female) not meeting requirements to be a legal bull elk.

AQUACULTURE SPECIES - Any species listed on the Approved Aquaculture Species List (Addendum J 1.00) and species not listed but allowed under Unlisted or Restricted Species Possession Permits.

AQUATIC WILDLIFE - All aquatic species, including aquatic snails, aquatic turtles, crayfish (crawfish and crawdads), fish (including minnows), frogs, mussels and salamanders.

ARKANSAS RIVER BOUNDARY (Sportfishing Only) - The Arkansas Post Canal from Norrell Lock and Dam No. 1 to the Arkansas River and the Arkansas River from Wilbur D. Mills Dam No. 2 upstream to the Oklahoma state line, including all lakes, bays and tributary streams accessible by boat from the main channel except:

[BULLET] Big Bayou Meto upstream from Arkansas Highway 11;

[BULLET] Plum Bayou upstream from U.S. Highway 79;

[BULLET] Little Maumelle River upstream from Pinnacle Mountain State Park;

[BULLET] Maumelle River upstream from Lake Maumelle Dam;

[BULLET] Fourche LaFave upstream from Arkansas Highway 113;

[BULLET] Palarm Creek upstream from Interstate 40;

[BULLET] Cadron Creek upstream from the weir;

[BULLET] Point Remove Creek upstream from Arkansas Highway 113;

[BULLET] Petit Jean River upstream from Pontoon Boat Ramp at Arkansas Highway 154;

[BULLET] Illinois Bayou upstream from Russellville Waterworks Dam;

[BULLET] Big Piney and Little Piney creeks upstream from Arkansas Highway 359;

[BULLET] Horsehead Creek upstream from Interstate 40;

[BULLET] Mulberry River upstream from Interstate 40;

[BULLET] Frog Bayou upstream from Arkansas Highway 162 and Lee Creek upstream from Lee Creek Dam,

[BULLET] And from the first non-navigable shoal for streams entering the Arkansas River along the right bank descending from the Oklahoma state line to Lake Dardanelle Dam.

ARTIFICIAL LURE OR FLY - Terminal fishing tackle made entirely of rubber, wood,

metal, glass, feathers, hair, synthetic fibers or plastic, with hook attached.

BAITFISH - Minnows, logperch, gizzard and threadfin shad, gar (other than alligator gar), bullhead catfish, crayfish, drum, bowfin under 6 inches, skipjack herring, brook and inland silversides, bigmouth, smallmouth and black buffalo, river carpsucker, banded and

Ozark sculpin, bream 4 inches and under, and bream over 4 inches that are caught by hook and line.

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

BIG GAME - Alligator, black bear, deer, elk and turkey.

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

BLOCKING OUT - The removal of the head and/or tail associated with the processing of a commercial fish. The blocked-out carcass (bullet) must be at least the minimum length required for the body of water where the commercial fish was harvested (Code 30.11).

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

BOX TYPE TURTLE TRAP - A floating trap designed to capture aquatic turtles, but does not permit capture offish (Code 34.07).

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

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

BUCK DEER SEASON - A deer season in which no deer other than legal buck deer may be taken.

BUY - To purchase, barter, exchange or trade, including any offer to purchase, barter,

exchange or trade.

CAPTIVITY OR HOLD CAPTIVE - The holding of living wildlife in a controlled environment that is manipulated by man for the purpose of exercising ownership,

possession or control of the wildlife, and that has boundaries designed to prevent selected species from entering or leaving the controlled environment.

CARCASS - The body of a dead animal.

CASE - A container specifically designed to hold a firearm which completely encloses the firearm by being zipped, snapped, buckled, tied or otherwise fastened with no portion of the firearm exposed.

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

CERVID - A member of the Family Cervidae including without limitation deer, reindeer,

moose, elk and caribou.

CHASE FOR PLEASURE - To search for, pursue or chase game animals or other wildlife with the use of dogs for recreational purposes only, with no intent of hunting such game animals or wildlife.

CHECKING WILDLIFE - The accurate and complete reporting of specific information to the Commission concerning harvest of alligator, bear, deer, elk and turkey by one of the following methods: phoning a designated number to report bear, deer or turkey harvests, or electronically through the Commission's on-line deer, bear, elk, alligator and turkey checking Web site or mobile applications.

CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE (CWD) - Fatal disease affecting the brain of cervids that belongs to a group of diseases called transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.

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

CITES TAG - a permit that allows shipping of certain animal pelts outside the State of

Arkansas and assures compliance with the Convention on the International Trade of

Endangered Species.

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

COMPUTER-ASSISTED HUNTING - The use of a computer or any other device,

equipment or software to remotely control the aiming and discharge of a firearm, bow or crossbow to kill wildlife located in Arkansas.

COMMERCIAL FISH - Bowfin (over 6 inches), paddlefish, shovelnose, sturgeon, and all species of buffalo, catfish, carp, drum, gar, and sucker family (except silver redhorse).

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

COMMERCIAL TACKLE - Properly licensed tackle used to catch aquatic wildlife for commercial purposes.

COMMERCIAL WILDLIFE HUNTING RESORT - A facility, location, business, or operation that offers, for pay or other consideration, an opportunity to hunt native wildlife,

other than pen-raised game birds, held in captivity.

Includes all contiguous land, and structures, other appurtenances, and improvements on the land, used for the hunting activities.

COMMERCIAL WILDLIFE PERMIT - Any or all of the following permits: Alligator

Farmer/Dealer, Alligator Snapping Turtle Breeder/Dealer, Resident Shell Taker and Seller,

Shell Buyer, Non-Resident Shell Buyer, Resident Roe Taker/Seller, Resident Roe

Buyer/Exporter, Non-Resident Roe Buyer, Resident Fur Dealer, Non-Resident Fur Dealer,

Special Commercial Quail, Game Bird Shooting Resort, Commercial Wildlife Hunting

Resort, Wildlife Breeder/Dealer and Wildlife Importation.

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

DEFERRED HUNTER EDUCATION (DHE) - Designates a holder of a valid Arkansas hunting license/permit who has deferred completion of the hunter education program.

DISABLED - Any individual who is 100 percent permanently and totally disabled as declared by one or more of the following federal agencies: the U.S. Social Security

Administration, the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs or the U.S. Railroad Retirement

Board.

DOE - A female deer.

DISABLED VETERAN -

(a) any individual whom the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has rated 100% permanently and totally disabled as a result of his or her U.S. military service;

(b) any individual whom the VA has rated permanently disabled as a result of his or her U.S. military service and who received the Purple Heart medal as a result of his or her service- connected disability.

DOE DEER SEASON - A deer season in which a doe may be taken.

DROWNING SET - Any leg-hold trap that uses one or more of the following techniques to retain the target animal in water of suitable depth for drowning: a slide wire with lock, a tangle stake or a drowning weight.

DUCKS (includes the following species) - All species of teal, merganser, whistling duck and scaup; American wigeon, American black duck, bufflehead, canvasback, gadwall,

common goldeneye, mallard, mottled duck, northern shoveler, redhead, ring-necked duck,

ruddy duck, northern pintail and wood duck.

EDIBLE PORTIONS - portions of the following animals are considered edible as stated below:

(a) Game Mammals: front quarters, hind quarters, loins and tenderloins.

(b) Game Fish: fillets offish.

(c) Game Birds: breasts.

(d) Frogs: hind legs.

(e) Alligators: tails, legs, flanks, loins and tenderloins. EITHER-SEX - A male or a female.

EITHER-SEX DEER SEASON - A deer season in which a doe or a legal buck may be taken.

EMERGENCY CONDITION - Any condition involving:

(a) imminent peril to the health, safety, or welfare of the public or the wildlife resources of the State; or

(b) immediate action mandated by federal law or regulation. ENCLOSE - To surround wildlife using man-made barriers, including but not limited to fencing, walls, structures or other devices, so that the wildlife are not free to leave a particular environment.

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

ENDANGERED SPECIES - A wildlife species or subspecies endangered or threatened with extinction listed, or proposed as a candidate for listing, by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Service or any native species or subspecies listed as endangered by the Commission

(Addendum PI.00).

FALCONRY - The caring for and training of raptors for pursuit of wild game, and hunting wild game with raptors. It includes the taking of raptors from the wild to use in the sport and caring for training and transporting raptors held for falconry.

FEDERAL WATERS - Waters designated by federal law as federally controlled or under the jurisdiction of a department or agency of the United States Government.

FEE LAKE - A lake in which there is a fee for fishing rights. All persons 16 years of age and older must possess an Arkansas fishing license. Daily limits apply.

FEEDING WILDLIFE - The direct or indirect placing, exposing, depositing, distributing or scattering of salt, grain or other fed that serves or could serve as a lure, attractant, or supplemental food source for wildlife.

FERAL HOG - Any hog, including but not limited to Russian and European wild boar,

any Old World swine, or the family Tayassuidae, including without limitation peccary,

javelin, and New World swine, which is roaming freely and is living in a wild or feral state, and is not conspicuously identified as required under §§ 2-34-101 and §§ 2-34-102.

FIREARM - Any device designed, made, or adapted to expel a projectile through a barrel, including without limitation modern guns, air guns and muzzleloaders (see

LOADED FIREARM).

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

FISH DEALER - Any person who sells live fish, including baitfish.

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

FISH FARMER (AQUACULTURIST) - A person, firm, partnership or corporation engaged in the propagation or rearing of aquaculture species for sale.

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

FURBEARERS - Badger, beaver, bobcat, coyote, gray fox, red fox, mink, muskrat,

nutria, opossum, raccoon, river otter, spotted skunk, striped skunk and weasel.

GAFF - To take or attempt to take fish with a hand- held or handled hook.

GAME ANIMALS - Alligator, black bear, bobcat, coyote, deer, elk, gray fox, red fox,

mink, opossum, eastern cottontail rabbit, swamp rabbit, raccoon, gray squirrel and fox squirrel.

GAME BIRD SHOOTING RESORT -A facility, location, business, or operation that offers, for pay or other consideration, an opportunity to hunt captive-raised game birds.

Includes all contiguous land, and structures, other appurtenances, and improvements on the land, used for the hunting activities.

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

GAME FISH - Alligator gar, black bass, white bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass,

crappie, catfish, trout, bream, goggle-eye, walleye, muskellunge, sauger, saugeye,

paddlefish and pickerel.

GEOCACHE - Items in a container (cache) placed or hidden for individuals to subsequently find using a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver.

GEOCACHING - An outdoor sport, similar to "high-tech treasure hunting," involving use of a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver to find a cache.

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

HACKING - The temporary release of a raptor held for falconry to the wild so that it must survive on its own.

HARASS - An intentional or negligent act which creates the likelihood of injury to wildlife by annoying it to such an extent as to significantly disrupt normal behavioral pattern which include but are not limited to, breeding, feeding, or sheltering.

HAZARDOUS WAKE - Wash or wake upon an approaching, passing or stationary vessel, including but not limited to a wake that causes other vessels to take on water, or a wash or wake that is sufficient to toss occupants of other vessels about in a manner to cause injury or the risk of injury.

HARVEST/HARVESTING - To reduce to possession.

HEN TURKEY- Female turkey with or without a beard.

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

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

HUNT OR HUNTING - Taking or attempting to take wildlife by any method including but not limited to searching, pursuing, chasing, tracking, luring, or attracting.

HUNTING INCIDENT - When bodily injury above basic first aid or death occurs due to an activity directly related to a hunting or trapping excursion in the field. Examples of such activities would include discharge of a firearm, bow, or crossbow and falls from an elevated platform (tree stand, tower stand, or elevated duck blind).

HUNTING PARTY - Two or more persons hunting together.

HYBRID RAPTORS - A raptor produced from a cross-breeding birds of two different taxa, one or both of which are listed in 50 CFR 10.13, and any offspring of such raptors.

IMPORT OR IMPORTATION - To ship, convey, carry, transport, bring or introduce into Arkansas anything from outside its borders.

IMPRINT - A bird that is hand-raised in isolation from other raptors from two weeks of age until it has fledged and will be considered to be an imprinted bird for its entire life. JAKE - Sub-adult male turkey having all these characteristics: longer central tail feathers, outermost one or two wing feathers lacking white barring all the way to the tip and a beard 6 inches or less in length.

KILLING DEVICE - Any firearm, bow and arrow, crossbow, compressed gas or spring-powered pistol or rifle, blowgun, speargun, hand-thrown spear, slingshot, irritant gas device, explosive device, or any other implement designed to discharge a projectile capable of killing wildlife.

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

LEGAL BUCK - A male deer may be considered legal under the following rules as applied by this Code:

(a) Antlered Buck: A male deer with two inches, or more, of hardened bone antler.

(b) Buck of Choice: A male deer.

(c) Button Buck: A male deer with less than two inches of hardened boned antler.

(d) Three-point Rule: A male deer having both antlers under two inches (including button buck) or at least one antler with at least three points, each a minimum of one inch long, including the tip of the main beam. (Code 21.03).

(e) 12/15 Rule: 1) A male deer having both antlers under two inches (including button buck) or 2) a male deer having an inside spread of at least 12 inches or more in width, 3) a male deer having at least one main beam 15 inches or more in length (Code 21.03) .

(f) 15/18 Rule: 1) A male deer having both antlers under two inches (including button buck) or 2) a male deer having an inside spread of at least 15 inches or more in width 3) a male deer having at least one main beam 18 inches or more in length (Code 21.03).

(g) WMA Special Restrictions: Special restrictions may apply on certain WMAs (Code 21.03).

LEGAL BULL ELK - An elk having at least one antler visible above the hair line. LEGAL TURKEY - A turkey may be considered legal under the following rules as applied by this Code:

(a) Hunters 16 years and older a legal turkey is an adult gobbler or bearded hen.

(b) Hunters 6 to 15 years of age is an adult gobbler, bearded hen or jake.

LENGTH LIMITS -

(a) Minimum Length Limit: The shortest length of a fish of a designated species that can be kept.

(b) Maximum Length Limit: The maximum length of a fish of a designated species that can be kept.

(c) Protected Length: A species/size limit that prohibits anglers from keeping fish within a designated size group. Unless otherwise specified, all fish are measured from the front of the lower jaw with the mouth closed to the tip of the tail with tail lobes pressed together when laid flat on a rule, on its side. All fish not meeting the length limit requirements for a particular water or species must be immediately released into the water where caught.

LIMITS -

(a) Daily Limit: the maximum number of a species allowed to be taken during a specific 24-hour time period (midnight to midnight, unless otherwise specified).

(b) Seasonal Limit: the maximum number of a species allowed to be taken during a specific season.

(c) Possession Limit: the maximum number of species allowed to be possessed at any time. Any fish or wildlife, excluding migratory game birds, legally taken for personal consumption and stored in processed form within a residence of the possessor shall not count toward the possession limit.

LITTER - All waste which has been discarded or otherwise disposed of, including, but not limited to, convenience food and beverage packages or containers, trash, garbage, all other product packages or containers, and other post-consumer solid wastes as referenced in State Law, or discarded game animal carcasses.

LOADED FIREARMS - Firearms are considered loaded if shells or cartridges are in the chamber, magazine or cylinder. Percussion cap muzzleloading firearms are considered loaded if the percussion cap is on the nipple. Flintlock muzzleloading firearms are considered loaded if there is powder in the flashpan. Electronic pulse ignition muzzleloaders are considered loaded if the ignition circuit is charged.

MIGRATORY BIRDS - All birds protected by the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 and subsequent amendments.

MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS - Coots, crows, doves, Eurasian collared dove, ducks,

gallinules or moorhens, geese, rails, snipe and woodcock.

MILITARY RETIREE - Any individual at least 60 years old who is entitled to retired pay as a result of his or her United States military service.

MINNOWS - Small nongame fish commonly used for bait including bluntnose minnows,

bullhead minnows, chubs, dace, fatheads, common carp under 6 inches, goldfish, shiners and stonerollers.

MOBILITY IMPAIRED - A designation made by the Commission based upon a satisfactory showing that a person has a permanent physical condition, verified by a physician duly licensed to practice medicine by a state medical board, which severely impairs the person's mobility and prevents him or her from being able to engage in hunting or fishing activities without the use of an ATV or similar specialized device for transportation.

NATIVE WILDLIFE - Those species and sub-species of wildlife that have established,

naturally reproducing, free-ranging, wild populations within Arkansas.

NIGHT - The time period 30 minutes after sunset to 30 minutes before sunrise.

NOODLING - The taking of fish by the use of a pole-mounted breakaway hook that detaches at the time of the strike or catch, or snare type device, with an attached line manipulated by hand when a person is in or under the water.

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

NON-NATIVE WILDLIFE - Any wildlife not defined as native wildlife.

NONRESIDENT - A person not defined as a resident.

NUISANCE WILDLIFE - Any wildlife creating a problem by committing damage to personal property or crops.

OPEN SEASON - A time frame established by the Commission during which a designated species may be lawfully taken.

PEN-RAISED QUAIL - Quail raised or hatched in captivity.

PERSON - Any individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership or other legal entity in singular or plural as the context requires. All pronouns shall include the masculine,

feminine and neuter.

PORTABLE HUNTING STAND - Any device or structure used for the purpose of hunting that can be carried in its entirety and erected by hand including but not limited to tripod stands, lean-to stands, lock-on stands, ladder stands, and climbing stands (Box stands are not portable hunting stands).

PORTABLE POP-UP BLIND - A structure used to conceal a person that can be collapsed and carried in its entirety by one person.

POSSESS OR POSSESSION - Having or holding wildlife, or any property in one's power; the exercise of dominion over property. Possession includes actual possession

(physical occupancy or control over property) and constructive possession (control or dominion over property without actual possession or custody of the property).

PRIMATE - A live individual animal of the taxonomic order Primates, excluding humans.

PROPAGATE OR PROPAGATION - To allow plants or animals to breed or multiply.

PUBLIC ROAD - The traveled portion and the shoulders on each side of any road maintained for public travel by a city, county, state, or federal government and includes all structures within the limits of the right-of-way of any such road.

PUBLIC WATERS - Waters that members of the public have a legal right to access and use for recreational purposes, including all legally navigable waters.

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

RAPTOR - Migratory bird of the Order Falconiformes, Accipitriformes or the Order

Strigiformes.

REAR OR REARING - To maintain plants or animals to increase their size or development.

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

RESIDENCE - Any dwelling such as a house, manufactured home, or apartment that is permanently fixed in place and is owned, leased, or rented fully or in part by an individual.

This term does not include tents; temporary lodging or rental units such as hotels, motels,

resorts, or commercial campgrounds; recreational vehicles; mobile travel trailers; or,

motor vehicles.

RESIDENT -

(a) A person who physically inhabits a bona fide residence in Arkansas for at least 60 days and declares full-time residency. Possession of Arkansas real estate and/or proof of payment of associated services or utilities do not qualify the owner/renter as a resident if he lives out of state. Additional facts considered in establishing proof of current Arkansas residency are:

(i) Possession of a valid Arkansas driver's license or Arkansas identification card,

(ii) Possession of a valid Arkansas vehicle registration in his name and display of current Arkansas license tags on his vehicle,

(iii) Other documentation may be considered.

(b) The following persons are considered residents for purposes of this Code:

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

(ii) Nonresidents enrolled as full-time students in colleges and universities in Arkansas,

(iii) Nonresident foreign exchange students attending school in Arkansas,

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

(v) Active-duty military personnel assigned to duty stations in Arkansas,

(vi) Active-duty military personnel who were Arkansas residents at the time of entering service, regardless of where currently stationed,

(vii) Members of the National Guard who are assigned to an Arkansas Guard Unit.

(c) Proof of at least one year residency must be provided when applying for the following licenses/permits:

Special Guide, Alligator Farmer/Dealer, Alligator Snapping Turtle Breeder/Dealer, Commercial Fisherman's and Sportfishing, Commercial Fisherman's Helper, Junior/Senior Commercial Fishing, Resident Shell Taker/Seller, Shell Taker Helper, Shell Buyer, Resident Fish Dealer, Resident Roe Taker/Seller, Resident Roe Taker Helper and Resident Roe Buyer/Exporter.

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

(d) The director or his representative shall make the final determination as to the resident status of any license applicant.

ROUGH FISH - Gars, bowfin, bullhead catfish, common carp, Asian carp (grass carp,

bighead carp, silver carp), suckers (including buffalo), drum and yellow bass.

SEINE - A fishing net that hangs vertically in the water where the ends can be drawn together to entrap fish.

SEINING - The act of moving a seine by boat or human power to capture fish.

SELL OR SALE - To exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; to offer for sale,

barter, exchange or trade or the act of selling, bartering, consigning, exchanging or trading.

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

SIMULATED WING MOVEMENT DECOY - Any electric, mechanically- operated,

wind-powered, or manually-powered apparatus or device that simulates wing movement,

including any device that spins one or more fixed- or stationary-winged decoys around a central axis.

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

SNAG - To take fish or other aquatic animals using conventional rod-and-reel tackle by a repeated drawing motion rather than enticement by live bait or artificial lure, regardless of what terminal tackle is attached to the fishing line.

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

SPORTFISH - See GAME FISH for definition.

TACKLE - An apparatus or device used to take wildlife.

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

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

TRAP OR TRAPPING - A device to catch and hold wildlife.

TROUT - Any members of the Salmonidae family including rainbow trout, brown trout,

brook trout, lake trout, cutthroat trout, salmon and char.

VESSEL - Every description of watercraft, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation, including motorboats and personal watercraft.

WATERFOWL - All species of coots, ducks, geese and swans.

WATERS OF THE STATE - All streams, lakes, ponds, sloughs, bayous, marshes or any other waters either permanent or intermittent located wholly or partially within Arkansas.

Provided, however, "waters of the state" shall not include pay lakes and fish farms or any waters that are confined within a pond, tank, or lake, situated entirely on the premises of a single private owner and which, except under abnormal flood conditions, are not connected with any of other flowing stream or body of water that extends beyond the premises of such owner.

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

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

crayfish (crawdads and crayfish), fish (including minnows), frogs, mussels and salamanders.

WILDLIFE CHECK METHODS - The following are the official wildlife check methods:

(a) the Commission on-line deer, elk, bear and turkey checking Web site and mobile applications;

(b) Commission online alligator checking website;

(c) The designated bear checking telephone number or the designated deer, bear and turkey checking telephone number.

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA (WMA) - Designated areas owned or controlled by the Commission and distinguished by certain markers and considered a separate zone with regard to wildlife regulations including: wildlife management area (WMA), waterfowl rest area (WRA), wildlife demonstration area (WDA), special use area (SUA) and state park-conservation area (SP-CA). YOUTH-

(a) for sections of this Code pertaining to big game, "youth" means any individual not less than 6 years old or more than 15 years old.

(b) for all other sections of this Code, "youth" means an individual less than 16 years of age.

ZONE - An area defined by the Commission where hunting and/or fishing activities are regulated.

02.02 WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS ESTABLISHED AS ZONES

Each WMA (Code 01.00-C WMA) is a separate zone for which the Commission may establish and apply hunting regulations. All private lands (including any combinations of lands separately owned, and regardless of whether such lands touch a road, creek, stream, river, lake or other waterbody) that are completely surrounded by WMA lands (except NWRs and ANHC Natural Area WMAs) shall be considered as inholdings. Such inholdings shall be subject to the same regulations pertaining to hunting season dates, hunting hours, bag limits and hunting permits as the surrounding WMA. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Private lands that are completely surrounded by NWR lands shall be subject to the same state regulations pertaining to hunting season dates, hunting hours, bag limits and hunting permits as the surrounding or nearest adjacent state management zone, plus any federal regulations pertaining to NWR inholdings.

(2) Private lands that are completely surrounded by a WMA that are located within the five county (Boone, Carroll, Madison, Newton and Searcy Counties) Elk Management Assistance Program private land elk zone shall be subject to the elk hunting season dates, bag limits and hunting permits as the surrounding or nearest adjacent state management zone that allows elk hunting.

(3) Private lands that are completely surrounded by ANHC lands shall be subject to the same state regulations pertaining to hunting season dates, hunting hours, bag limits and hunting permits as the surrounding or nearest adjacent state management zone, plus any federal regulations pertaining to ANHC inholdings.

PENALTY: Class 1

05.05 HUNTING FROM A PUBLIC ROAD OR LEVEE PROHIBITED

It is unlawful to shoot from or across any public road, or to hunt within 100 feet from the center of any such road. It also is unlawful to hunt or shoot from or across the main west levee of the Mississippi or Arkansas rivers from the Louisiana-Arkansas state line to the intersection of Arkansas Highway 11 north of Grady, Lincoln County, Arkansas. There shall be a rebuttable presumption that a person is hunting from a public road or levee if he points, aims, shoots or attempts to shoot a firearm or other killing device in a direction in which wildlife is present or likely to be present, including shooting at a wildlife decoy. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Persons using firearms to dispatch wildlife caught in legally set traps.

(2) In compliance with (Code 09.15 and Addendum F1.07). PENALTY: Class 3

05.10 DEPREDATION PERMIT REQUIREMENT

It is unlawful to take or attempt to take any game or furbearing animal damaging crops or personal property without obtaining a Depredation Permit and complying with the terms and provisions of the permit. Non-game wildlife, excluding migratory birds and endangered species, which pose a reasonable threat to persons or property, may be taken during daylight hours with firearms, or trapped (Code 17.01), without a Depredation Permit (Addendum G1.01). EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Nuisance wildlife may be taken by legal methods during any open season on the species committing damage and in accordance with applicable bag limits.

(2) Property owners or their designees may use live traps for removal of nuisance wildlife, other than bear or alligator. Live trapping conducted in incorporated towns or cities must be in accordance with their local ordinances or statutes.

Live captured nuisance wildlife must be released unharmed outside the municipalities' boundaries within 24 hours.

(3) Nuisance beaver, muskrat, nutria, coyote, raccoon, opossum, squirrel, and striped skunk may be taken year-round, using firearms during daylight hours (Code 06.07) only by landowners or their designees, in any number, on private property where damage is being committed, or may be trapped and destroyed (Code 17.01).

(4) House Sparrows, Red-Wing Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brewers Blackbird, Great-tail Grackle, Brown Headed Cow Bird,, European Starlings, Rock Dove, American Crows, and Fish Crows damaging agricultural crops or personal property may be taken in accordance with both 50 CFR 21.43 and (Code 14.01).

(5) Nuisance migratory birds taken in compliance with a permit issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or in compliance with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service regulations.

PENALTY: Class 1

05.17 ALLIGATOR, BEAR, DEER AND TURKEY TAGGING REQUIREMENTS

(A) All licensed hunters, including youth, 65+ lifetime hunting license holders,

disability hunting license holders, holders of any permanent license issued by the

Commission and those hunting under the Reciprocal Hunting License Agreement must check their harvest or legibly fill out (in ink) a game tag provided in the current Commission guidebook, or use a piece of paper to make a tag and legibly print (in ink) hunter's name, date, WMA or zone number and time of harvest. The tag must be securely fastened to the antler or ear of a deer, or to the leg of a turkey. A harvested deer, bear, or turkey does not need to be tagged when proof of checking is immediately available.

SPECIAL NOTE: A tag must remain attached to the deer or turkey. Duplicate harvest information reflecting the name, address, species, sex, date taken and check confirmation number must remain with all other portions until reaching the point of final storage including while deer or turkey is in transit.

(B) Immediately after harvesting a bear and before moving it, hunters must check their harvest online or by phone or each hunter must legibly fill out (in ink) a game tag provided in the current Arkansas Hunting Guidebook, or use a piece of paper to make a tag, and legibly print (in ink) hunter's name, date, WMA or zone number and time of harvest. The tag must be securely fastened to the leg or ear of the bear.

(C) Immediately after harvesting an alligator and before moving it, each hunter must attach a Temporary Alligator Possession Tag to its leg.

(D) All youth hunters, 65+ lifetime hunting license holders, disability hunting license holders, holders of any permanent license issued by the Commission and those hunting under the Reciprocal Hunting License Agreement must legibly fill out (in ink) a game tag provided in the current Commission guidebook, or use a piece of paper to make a tag and legibly print (in ink) hunter's name, date, WMA or zone number and time of harvest. The tag must be securely fastened to the antler or ear of a deer, or to the leg of a turkey.

(E) Bonus deer with the Deer Management Assistance Program Management tags, Private Land CWD Management Tags, and special urban deer hunt tags, in accordance with Section A shall be used instead of license tags where applicable.

PENALTY: Class 2

05.18 BIG GAME CHECKING REQUIREMENTS

(A) All deer, turkey, bear or elk shall be checked before leaving the state or being gifted to another and within 24 hours in which it was harvested (reduced to

possession) by one of the approved checking methods listed below. A harvested animal may be field dressed and/or quartered to aid in removal from the field but the head must remain in close proximity (arm's length) of all four quarters until checked. Otherwise, evidence the harvest is legal (antlers, turkey beard, etc.) must remain attached until checked and the check confirmation number acquired. Documentation of the confirmation number must accompany each harvest while afield, at a processing facility, taxidermist or until the harvest reaches the point of final storage.

(B) All alligator shall be checked and CITES tag attached before leaving the state or being gifted to another. The alligator must be checked within 12 hours in which it was harvested.

Wildlife Checking Methods:

(a) Internet -deer, bear, alligator and turkey checking online website or mobile application

(b) Phone - the designated deer, turkey and bear toll free checking number

(c) ELK ONLY - Hunters must check each elk online before the end of the calendar day in which it was harvested and present the elk's head to an AGFC employee. During this process, hunters are required to allow collection of viable samples from the head for Chronic Wasting Disease testing.

EXCEPTION:

Hunters may cross a state line with their harvest prior to checking only when doing so provides the most reasonable access to complete the checking process. PENALTY: Class 2

05.20 HUNTER ORANGE/SAFETY GREEN CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS

It is unlawful to hunt wildlife, or to accompany or assist anyone in hunting wildlife, in zones open to firearm deer, bear or elk seasons without:

(A) Wearing an outer garment, above the waistline, of daylight fluorescent blaze orange within the color range of 595-605 nanometers (hunter orange) or fluorescent chartreuse within the color range of 555-565 nanometers (hunter safety green) totaling at least 400 square inches, and a hunter orange or hunter safety green hat must be worn on the head and visible.

(B) Displaying fluorescent blaze orange (hunter orange) or fluorescent chartreuse (hunter safety green) totaling at least 144 square inches on each visible side and a minimum of three feet above the ground on each side of a portable, pop-up type ground blinds used on public land.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) While migratory bird hunting.

(2) While hunting raccoon, opossum or bobcat at night. PENALTY: Class 1

05.38 FAILURE TO REPORT A HUNTING OR TRAPPING RELATED INCIDENT

It is unlawful for persons to fail to immediately report a hunting or trapping related incident involving personal injury above basic first aid treatment to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission so an investigation may be conducted

EXCEPTION:

Where the incident involves only one individual and they are admitted to the hospital and incapacitated for any length of time the incident should then be reported as soon as possible.

PENALTY: Class 1

06.04 ARCHERY TACKLE RESTRICTIONS

(A) Archery equipment is limited to the following:

(1) Compound bow, cross bow, long bow, and recurve bow;

(2) Longbows, recurve bows with a draw weight of 35 pounds or more (3) Cross bows with functional mechanical safety device and a draw weight of 125 pounds or more.

(B) It is unlawful to hunt wildlife with any of the following archery tackle:

(1) A long or compound bow with a draw weight of less than 35 pounds;

(2) A crossbow without a functional mechanical safety device or with a draw weight of less than 125 pounds;

(3) Arrows with an arrowhead width of less than 7/8 inch when open;

(4) Arrows or arrowheads containing poisons or chemicals.

(5) Arrowheads containing firearm ammunition;

(6) Arrows propelled from a compressed air system;

(7) Arrows propelled by the action of an explosive or combustible propellant EXCEPTION:

Small game may be hunted using arrowheads less than 7/8 inch in width. PENALTY: Class 1

06.07 CERTAIN AMMUNITION PROHIBITED FOR HUNTING FURBEARERS

It is unlawful to hunt furbearers with any rifled slug or shot size larger than No. T, or with any rifle or handgun ammunition other than rimfire ammunition of .22 caliber or smaller.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with Codes 05.10; 06.11; 20.02.

(2) Bobcat, fox or coyote may be taken during daylight hours in an open season for that species with any rifle or shotgun ammunition

PENALTY: Class 1

07.06 BAITING AND FEEDING PROHIBITED INSIDE THE CWD MANAGEMENT ZONE

It is unlawful to place or deposit foodstuffs, scents lures, grains, minerals, pelletized feed,

or other materials for the purpose of hunting, attracting or enticing wildlife for any reason inside the CWD Management Zone.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Hunting with the use of bait on private land September 1- December 31 (Code 15.00; Addenda A1.01 and E1.01).

(2) Hunting Elk with the use of bait on private land Septemberl-December 31 (Code 16.00; Addenda Al.09 and El.05).

(3) Baiting Bear on private land in, 30 days before the opening day of the first bear season until the last day of the last bear season in each respective bear zone (Code 07.03) with the following bait only prior to September 1: dog food, cat food, pastries/bread, cooking oils, non-wildlife meat scraps, popped-popcorn, cooking grease, and fish or fish byproducts; after September 1, there are no restrictions on bear bait type.

(4) Trapping furbearers with the use of bait during open furbearer trapping seasons or hunting furbearers during open furbearers hunting seasons on private land (Addenda A1.00 and CI.00).

(5) Hunting quail with the use of bait on private land from the first day of quail season through December 31 (Addendum A 1.03)

(6) Control of nuisance wildlife in accordance with Code 5.10.

(7) Bait used for fishing

(8) Incidental feeding of wildlife within active livestock operations

(9) Attracting or feeding birds or squirrels with common bird and squirrel feeders, bird baths, or grain completely submerged in water

(10) Hand feeding of wildlife, except alligators, (ex. Ducks at community pond), provided a reasonable attempt is made to clean up left-over or spilled foodstuffs.

(11) Crops planted as food plots for wildlife

(12) Normal agricultural, gardening or soil stabilization practices,

(13) Bait and material placed for the purpose of AGFC- approved (by the Chief of Wildlife Management) management, research or control of wildlife.

PENALTY: Class 2

08.04 HUNTING DEER WITH DOGS PROHIBITED

It is unlawful to use dogs for hunting deer during archery, crossbow, muzzleloader,

regular modern gun, special youth modern gun, Christmas Holiday modern gun and doe only modern gun deer seasons.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Up to two dogs may be used to trail wounded deer after hunters have notified the AGFC radio dispatch toll free at (800) 482-9262 for permission to use up to two dogs to trail and retrieve wounded deer.

(2) Dogs may be used for deer hunting only during the regular modern gun deer season in Deer Zones 1A, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16Aand 17.

PENALTY: Class 2

09.01 POSSESSION OF CERTAIN WILDLIFE IN CAPTIVITY PROHIBITED

It is unlawful to possess, hold captive, confine or enclose any live wildlife, whether native or non-native, migratory or imported, unless otherwise specified herein.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Accredited members of the American Zoo and Aquarium Association

(2) Persons possessing and holding captive wildlife in compliance with Chapter 09.00.

(3) Persons possessing and holding captive fish, bullfrogs, mussels, aquatic turtles and alligators in compliance with Chapters 29.00; 30.00; 31.00; 32.00; 33.00; 34.00; 35.00.

(4) Persons may be permitted to possess and hold captive on a temporary basis captive-reared mallards, pen-raised quail, coyote, fox, squirrel or raccoon for the sole purpose of dog training or conducting field trials sanctioned by the American Kennel Club, National Field Retriever Association, North American Hunting Retriever Association, Hunting Retrievers Club, United Kennel Club, Professional Kennel Club, or American Coon Hunters Association upon requesting and receiving a Shoot-to-Kill Retrieving Dog Training Permit (for captive-reared mallards) and/or written approval from the Chief of Wildlife Management.

(5) Persons determined by the Commission to be involved in bona fide scientific research, education or conservation efforts of significant benefit to wildlife or wildlife habitat, in Arkansas may be permitted to possess and hold captive wildlife in compliance with the terms of a special permit issued by the Chief of Wildlife Management.

(6) Persons with a valid U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Exhibition Permit may possess and hold captive wildlife allowed by that permit. Holders of this permit are not exempt from subsequent regulations in Chapter 09.00.

(7) Persons with a valid U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service migratory bird permit may possess migratory birds in compliance with the terms of that permit. Holders of this permit are not exempt from subsequent regulations in Chapter 09.00. Holders of a valid U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Raptor Propagation Permit are not required to obtain a Commission Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit to propagate or distribute raptors.

(8) The following species are exempt from rules regarding captive wildlife in Codes 09.02; 09.07; 09.10: buffalo (Bos bison), emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), llama (Lama glama), Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata), European domestic ferret (Mustela putorius), hamster (Mesocricetus auratus, Phodopus campbelli, Phodopus sungorus, Cricetulus griseus, Phodopus roborovskii), Guinea pig (Caviaporcellus), Congo peacock (Arfopavo congensis), Green peafowl (Pavo muticus), Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus), ringneck dove (Streptopelia risoria), gerbils (Subfamily Gerbillinae), Coturnix quail(Coturnix spp.), common white mice and common white rats, and wolf/dog hybrids.

PENALTY: Class 2

(1) Any wildlife possessed in violation of this regulation may be declared contraband and subject to immediate seizure.

(2) Upon conviction, or before, if so ordered by a court having legal jurisdiction, title to the wildlife shall be forfeited to the Commission and released or disposed of in compliance with Commission policy.

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

(4) Any person convicted of violating this regulation shall be liable for the costs of any and all tests and/or examinations of the illegal wildlife and also shall be liable for the costs of destruction and/or disposal of the illegal wildlife, as deemed necessary by the Commission for the protection of native wildlife.

09.08 RESERVED

11.02 SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN DEER HUNT RESTRICTIONS

It is unlawful other than a youth six to 15 years of age to hunt deer during the special youth modern gun deer hunt (Addendum A1.01). During these hunts either sex may be taken. A doe may be taken without a WMA doe quota permit during designated youth deer hunts only. These are not bonus deer and will count toward the seasonal bag limit

(Codes 15.01; 21.02; 21.03).

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) WMAs requiring a WMA deer hunt permit are closed to the special youth modern gun deer hunt (Codes 06.03; 21.02).

(2) In compliance with applicable regulations, hunters six to 15 years of age may harvest deer using archery tackle during archery and crossbow season (Addendum A 1.01-A).

(3) In compliance with Addendum C1.01.

(4) Commission-registered deer camps that participate in the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) and receive deer management tags.

(5) Private Land CWD Management Tags.

(6) Hunters not mentoring youths may harvest deer using archery tackle during applicable season.

PENALTY: Class 1

11.05 ADULT SUPERVISION DURING SPECIAL YOUTH HUNTS REQUIRED

It is unlawful for any youth who has completed a hunter education course to participate in a special youth hunt unless he is accompanied by an adult mentor at least 18 years old,

and for any youth who has not completed a hunter education course to participate in a special youth hunt unless he is under the direct supervision of an adult mentor at least 21 years old. Adult mentors cannot possess a firearm or archery equipment for their hunting purposes during this hunt. It also is unlawful for the youth's parent or guardian to allow the youth to participate in any special youth hunt in violation of this regulation. EXCEPTION:

In compliance with Code 05.19. PENALTY: Class 1

12.03 METHODS OF TAKING ALLIGATOR RESTRICTED

It is unlawful to take, hunt or possess an alligator except during the open alligator season

(Addendum ALIO), or to use any method other than the following:

(A) Alligator must be captured alive and securely restrained using hand-held snares or harpoons before dispatching. Hand-held snares must be constructed of steel cable with a sliding locking device and harpoon heads must be attached to a steel-cable leader.

(B) Only shotguns or shotgun-caliber bangsticks using shot size no larger than No. 4 common shot may be used to dispatch a securely restrained alligator.

(C) All shotguns and bangsticks must be cased and unloaded at all times until an alligator has been securely restrained. No other firearms or ammunition may be in possession of the permittee or hunting assistant.

(D) No firearm or bangstick may be discharged within 150 yards of any residence, building, boat ramp or occupied campsite.

(E) All harvested alligators must be checked within the day 12 hours of harvest. The permittee's Temporary Alligator Possession Tag must be attached to the alligator immediately upon harvest and before moving it. After harvesting an alligator and completion of checking a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service CITES tag will be sent to the successful hunter, and must be attached approximately 6 inches from tip of tail_of the alligator.

(F) Hunting hours during the alligator season will be from 30 minutes after sunset until 30 minutes before sunrise. The use of artificial lights is permitted during legal hunting hours.

(G) All harvested alligators must be at least 4 feet long as measured from the tip of the snout to the end of the tail.

(H) No electronic calls or calling devices are permitted to attract alligators.

EXCEPTION:

In compliance with Code 05.19 and Chapter 33.00.

PENALTY: Class 2

14.01 TAKING OF BIRDS AND EGGS PROHIBITED

It is unlawful to take or attempt to take wild birds or bird eggs.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) House Sparrows, Red-Wing Blackbird, Common Grackle, Brewers Blackbird, Great-tail Grackle, Brown Headed Cow Bird, European Starlings, Rock Dove, American Crows, and Fish Crows (Code 05.01 and Addendum A1.07).

(2) In compliance with Code 09.15.

(3) In compliance with 50 CFR § 21.12(b) and 50 CFR § 21.43.

(4) Nuisance migratory birds taken in compliance with a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service permit or regulation.

PENALTY: Class 1

17.06 BOBCAT AND OTTER PELT TAGGING REQUIREMENT

It is unlawful to import bobcat or otter into Arkansas without an affixed CITES tag from the state of origin, or to export bobcat or otter pelts from Arkansas without a CITES tag affixed. It is unlawful for any person to possess an untagged otter (other than mounted specimens, tanned pelts or animals in the possession of a taxidermist) from April 1 to the beginning of otter hunting and trapping seasons (Addendum A1.05). PENALTY: Class 1

20.02 FIREARM RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs

(A) It is unlawful to possess buckshot, rifled slugs, centerfire firearms or rimfire firearms larger than .22 caliber on WMAs other than during open modern gun deer, bear or elk seasons and in compliance with Codes 06.02; 06.09; 06.10.

(B) It is unlawful to possess muzzleloaders larger than .40 caliber on any WMA other than during an open muzzleloader or modern gun deer, bear or elk seasons and in compliance with Code 06.03.

(C) Bobcat, fox and coyote may be taken during daylight hours with firearms of any caliber during bobcat, fox and coyote seasons on commission-owned WMAs, Blue Mtn. WMA, Dardanelle WMA, Harris Brake WMA, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA, Nimrod Lloyd Millwood WMA, Ozark Lake WMA and all USDA Forest Service lands, including WMAs lying within Ouachita National Forest and the St. Francis/Ozark National Forests.

WMA SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS:

(A) Beaver Lake; Big Lake; Brushy Creek; Dave Donaldson Black River, Frierson,

Holland Bottoms, St. Francis Sunken Lands; Shirey Bay Rainey Brake, Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station, W.E. Brewer Scatter Creek and Wedington WMAs - only shotguns with slugs (no buckshot allowed), or muzzleloading rifles (in compliance with Code 06.03) shooting a single projectile only during modern gun season.

(B) Trusten Holder WMA - within the boundaries of the Arkansas Post National Memorial buffer zone, discharge of any firearm is prohibited. No rifles are allowed on that part of Trusten Holder, including all Corps of Engineers lands, lying north and east of the centerline of the Arkansas River which fall within the area that lies east of Pendleton Bridge to just south of Dam 2 and those lands west of Tichnor Blacktop and Nady Road.

(C) Big Lake WMA - it is unlawful to transport firearms in that portion of Ditch 28 on the Big Lake WMA without firearms being dismantled or encased.

(D) Lafayette County WMA - no buckshot.

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

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

(G) DeGray Lake WMA - within the 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 - bobcat, fox and coyote may be taken duringdaylight hours with firearms of any caliber during bobcat, fox and coyote seasons.

(J) The farm units within Bald Knob, Cache River and Wapanocca NWRs muzzleloaders shooting a single projectile, shotguns with slugs (no buckshot allowed) or legal handguns only.

(K) On Maumelle River WMA - shotguns using legal, non-toxic ammunition may be used to take squirrel, rabbit, furbearer, quail, crow, dove as designated on the public use map in compliance with Code 23.03.

(L) On DeQueen Lake WMA - all property lying south of Bellah Mine Road (excluding property contained within the boundaries of the Dike C Firearms Unit and Jordan Tract Firearm Unit) - firearms are not allowed. All COE Recreational Areas are closed to hunting. Refer to COE\AGFC Public Use Map.

(M) On Little Bayou and Crossett Experiment Forest WMAs - bobcat, fox, and coyote may not be taken during daylight hours with any caliber

EXCEPTIONS:

(5) 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.

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

(7) 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.

(8) In compliance with Code 05.19. PENALTY: Class 1

20.07 PERMIT REQUIREMENTS ON CERTAIN WMAs

It is unlawful to hunt, trap, or fish on any WMAs without first obtaining the required permit (Codes 20.16; 20.17 and Addendum Chapter CI.00) and as specified below:

(A) A permit is required on Bald Knob, Big Lake, Cache River, Felsenthal, Holla

Bend, Overflow, Pond Creek and Wapanocca NWRs; George H. Dunklin Jr.

Bayou Meto, Crossett Experimental Forest, Frog Bayou, Poison Springs, Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek WMAs, and U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA.

(B) A leased land permit is required for persons 16 years and older to camp, hunt or trap wildlife on Big Timber, Casey Jones, Cherokee, Gum Flats, Howard County, Jack Mountain, Jim Kress, Lafayette County (except no permit is required to camp on Lafayette County), Lake Greeson (no permit is required for mobility impaired hunters hunting during the mobility impaired permit hunt) and Provo Leased Lands WMAs.

(C) A permit is required to camp, hunt, fish, or for the operation of an ATV on Dale Bumpers White River NWR.

(D) A General Use WMA permit is required for persons 16 years and older to hunt or trap on all WMAs.

PENALTY: Class 1

20.13 DOG TRAINING RESTRICTIONS ON CAMP ROBINSON SPECIAL USE AREA

It is unlawful to train waterfowl retrievers, rabbit dogs (beagles) and bird dogs on Camp

Robinson SUA without a current hunting license to possess more than eight dogs on the area; or to use live ammunition. No one person, multi-person party, driver, or occupant of a single vehicle arriving at or being present at Camp Robinson SUA compartment 5 may train, control or possess, or have in one vehicle more than four dogs except after 9 am on Tuesday or Thursday. Vehicle means car of truck with an accompanying trailer whether or not attached.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Individuals participating in organized field trials are not required to have a current hunting license.

(2) Individuals participating in an organized field trial are not restricted to possessing eight dogs.

(3) Other dog training or events may be allowed by written permit from the Commission

PENALTY: Class 1

20.17 DOG TRAINING RESTRICTIONS ON CAMP ROBINSON SPECIAL USE AREA

It is unlawful to hunt wildlife during a permit hunt on any WMA without first obtaining a permit. All seasons not named on the permit are closed during permit hunts on WMAs.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Waterfowl may be hunted during waterfowl seasons.

(2) Other hunting seasons remain open during permit hunts on DeGray Lake, and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs for hunting without a permit.

(3) This regulation does not apply on Gene Rush and Buffalo National River WMAs.

(4) Squirrel, Rabbit, Furbearer, Crow, Quail and Dove hunting is allowed (shotgun only; non-toxic shot) on Maumelle River WMA as designated on the public use map in compliance with Code 23.03 during the permit deer hunt without a permit.

PENALTY: Class 1

20.20 HORSE AND MULE RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN WMAs

It is unlawful to use or possess horses and mules on Commission-owned, Cherokee, Jack

Mountain and Jim Kress and Poison Springs_WMAs during the months of October through

January and April through May. Permits are required for organized events of more than 10 horses or mules per party during the remainder of the year. 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 also is unlawful for any person 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 trash must be removed. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Legal hunting activities may use horses and mules during specified hunting seasons (Addendum Chapter CI.00).

(2) At night during forbearing season (Addendum C1.09).

(3) Horses and mules are prohibited on all Corps property on Trusten Holder WMA including Jardis Point.

(4) Horses and mules are prohibited on the Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area during open deer season.

(5) The Camp Robinson SUA is divided into seven public use compartments. 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 or reservation is required unless a participant is 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 or reserved annually by July 1 through the area manager. All pleasure riding is restricted to dates when no field trials are being conducted. The annual field trial schedule will be posted at area headquarters.

(7) Horses and mules are prohibited for 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 National River to the intersection of Searcy County Roads 12 and 14.

(8) Horses and mules are prohibited on Maumelle River WMA (except by special permit from Central Arkansas Water.

(9) Horses and mules are allowed for legal hunting activities during specified hunting seasons and at night during furbearer season on Poison Springs WMA.

(10) Horses and mules are prohibited for use on Stone Prairie WMA. PENALTY: Class 1

20.24 FERAL HOG RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs

It is unlawful to:

(A) Hunt feral hogs on WMAs.

(B) Hunt feral hogs on WMAs by the use of dogs or trapping.

(C) Possess or release live hogs on WMAs.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Feral hogs may only be taken by hunters who are hunting bear, deer or elk during a firearm season for these big game species with weapons legal for bear, deer or elk firearms season on the following WMAs: George H. Dunklin, Jr. Bayou Meto,

Bearcat Hollow, Beaver Lake, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita, Big Lake, Big Timber, Blevins, Blue Mountain, Buck Island, Buffalo National River, Camp Robinson, Camp Robinson SUA, Caney Creek, Casey Jones, Cherokee, Crossett Experimental Forest, Cut-Off Creek, Dardanelle, DeGray Lake, Departee Creek, De Queen Lake, Devil's Knob Natural Area, Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois D'Arc, Ed Gordon Point Remove, Freddie Black Choctaw Island Deer Research Area, Ft. Chaffee, Galla Creek, Gene Rush, Greers Ferry Lake, Gum Flats, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Henry Gray Hurricane Lake, Hope Upland, Howard County, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountian SUA, Jack Mountain, Jamestown Independence County, Jim Kress, Jones Point, Lafayette County, Lake Greeson, Lee Creek, Little Bayou, Little River, Loafer's Glory, McIIroy Madison County, Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Mt. Magazine, Muddy Creek, Nimrod Lloyd Millwood, Norfork Lake, Ozan, Ozark Lake, Ozark National Forest WMA Ozark Lake, Petit Jean River, Piney Creeks, Poison Springs, Provo, Rainey, Scott Henderson Gulf Mountain, Seven Devils, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake, Spring Bank, St. Francis National Forest, St Francis Sunken Lands, Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms, Sulphur River, Sylamore, Trusten Holder, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA, Wedington, White Rock and Winona WMAs and Bald Knob, Cache River, Dale Bumpers White River, Felsenthal, Overflow, Pond Creek, Wappanocca NWRs. Hunters must comply with all hunting license and permit requirements.

(2) Feral hogs may be taken by archery hunters from November 1 through December

31, 2017 and 2018 on any of the WMA or NWRs listed in Exception (1) above only when and if a bear, deer or elk archery season is open.

PENALTY: Class 3

Class 4 - Violation of C above

20.27 BOATING RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN WMAs

(A) It is unlawful to operate motorboats or vessels or manipulate any similar device on any Commission owned WMAs or Commission controlled areas as follows:

(1) Weaving through congested vessel traffic;

(2) Jumping the wake of another vessel too close to such other vessel;

(3) Operating a vessel when visibility is obstructed;

(4) Moving at a speed that exceeds the safe and reasonable limits under the circumstances or that creates a hazardous wash or wake upon approaching or passing vessels;

(5) Inattentive operation;

(6) Failure to keep a proper lookout;

(7) Failure to observe navigation rules;

(8) Colliding with, striking, or bumping another vessel, object, or person;

(9) Operating while intoxicated or under the influence of any narcotic drug, barbiturate, or marijuana or while under any physical or mental disability so as to be incapable of operating safely under the circumstances;

(10) Swerving at the last possible moment to avoid collision where correction reasonably could have been made earlier.

(11) Otherwise operating a vessel in a manner that endangers life, limb, or property.

(12) Impeding the normal and reasonable movement of boating traffic, except when reduced speed is necessary for safe operation or in compliance with the law of regulations.

(13) With the exception of meeting oncoming boats, all boating traffic on the WMA must proceed in single-file with no passing allowed, exception when boats have exited the current direction of travel or are no longer under power.

(14) All boating traffic on the WMA must maintain a minimum distance of 100 feet (approximately 6-boat lengths) between boats proceeding in the same direction of travel.

(B) It is unlawful to negligently engage in any of the prohibited acts listed in subsection (A) above on the WMAs listed above.

(C) It is unlawful to reckless or intentionally engage in any of the prohibited acts listed in subsection (A) above on the WMAs listed above.

PENALTY: Class 2 - Negligent operation

Class 3 - Reckless or intentional operation In addition, any person convicted of a Class 2 or Class 3 violation of this regulation will be prohibited from entering upon all WMAs for a period of one year from the date of conviction.

22.01 DOG RESTRICTIONS ON WMAS

It is unlawful hunt or pursue wildlife with the aid of dogs on WMAs.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Permitted American Kennel Club, United Kennel Club, and American Coon Hunters Association field trials when approved by the Commission.

(2) Quail and Rabbit Dog Training: Sept. 1-April 1, except during firearms deer hunts where dogs are not allowed.

(3) Training dogs on Camp Robinson, Wylie Cox and J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUAs requires an Arkansas hunting license. Wylie Cox 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.

(4) Dogs are required to hunt bobcat, opossum and raccoon at night in compliance with Addendum CI.09.

(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 is allowed Oct. 1-April 15 except during firearms deer hunts where dogs are not allowed.

(6) Waterfowl retrievers are allowed during open migratory bird seasons.

(7) Quail and woodcock hunting with bird dog breeds only, during open season.

(8) Specified dates during modern gun deer season on Gum Flats, Lake Greeson, Provo and Mount Magazine WMAs in compliance with Addendum C1.01.

(9) Dogs are allowed for coyote, fox and bobcat hunting on Casey Jones WMA during the declared furbearer season when a firearms deer season is closed (Codes 21.01; 23.06 and Addendum C1.09).

(10) Dogs are allowed for modern gun deer season on Blue Mountain, DeGray Lake, Lloyd Millwood Nimrod, Dardanelle and Ozark Lake WMAs. No dogs are allowed on islands except waterfowl retrievers during waterfowl season and hunting furbearers at night.

(11) Dogs are allowed for squirrel and rabbit hunting where no modern gun or muzzleloader deer season is open or where dogs are allowed for modern gun deer hunting.

(12) Dogs are not allowed for squirrel hunting during the first nine days of modern gun deer season on Big Timber, Jack Mountain, Casey Jones, Ozark National Forest, Piney Creeks and White Rock WMAs.

(13) Dogs are 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 are prohibited unless authorized by refuge Special Use Permit.

(14) Waterfowl retriever, rabbit dog (beagle) and bird dog training is allowed on Camp Robinson SUA from Sept. 15-April 1, except during firearm 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 all applicable rules and regulations.

(15) Employees of the National Park Service or their designees engaged in official duties.

(16) Dogs are not allowed for bird dog training on Stone Prairie WMA. PENALTY: Class 1

24.01 MIGRATORY WATERFOWL HUNTING ACCESS TIME RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs

It is unlawful to take or attempt to take migratory waterfowl on WMAs after 12:00 p.m.

(Central Time) or remain on water-inundated areas or water courses on WMAs after 12:00

p.m. (Central Time) from the first day of the first segment of regular duck season to the last day of the last segment of regular duck season.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Migratory waterfowl hunting is allowed during the entire day (regular shooting hours) of the last three days of the last duck season in compliance with Addenda B1.08andB1.13).

(2) In compliance with Codes 11.04; 24.02 and Addendum Bl.10.

(3) All-day hunting is allowed on Blue Mountain WMA, Beaver Lake, Dardanelle (except at the McKinnen Bottoms and Hartman waterfowl units), DeGray Lake, Fort Chaffee, J. Perry Mikles/Blue Mountain SUA and Ozark Lake (except the Dyer Lake waterfowl unit) WMAs.

(4) Navigational boating access is unrestricted on natural rivers on WMAs.

(5) All migratory waterfowl hunting is closed on Maumelle River WMA.

(6) Nimrod WMA lands lying outside Lloyd Millwood Greentree Reservoir ("Duck Area").

(7) Commission staff, volunteers and participants during Commission-sponsored mentored hunt programs.

PENALTY: Class 1

24.08 GUIDING PROHIBITED ON ALL COMMISSIONED-OWNED OR CONTROLLED

WMAs AND NWR

It is unlawful to guide waterfowl hunters on Commission-owned or controlled WMAs or NWRs. It also is unlawful for any person to take or attempt to take waterfowl while being guided on Commission-owned or controlled WMAs or NWRs.

PENALTY: Class 2 - Being guided Class 3 - Guiding

24.10 WATERFOWL HUNTING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS ON CERTAIN WMAs

It is unlawful from the first day of the first segment of regular duck season to the last day of the last segment of regular duck season, including the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunts, to enter a flooded area without possessing a signed Waterfowl Hunting Permit on Freddie

Black Choctaw Island WMA and Deer Research Area West Unit,.Frog Bayou WMAa the

Conway George Tract on Sheffield Nelson Dagmar WMA and Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek

Bottoms WMA.

EXCEPTIONS:

(1) No permit is required during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunts on Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms except for the youth blind permitted hole) in compliance with Addendum B1.13.

(2) Commission staff, volunteers and participants during Commission-sponsored mentored hunt programs.

PENALTY: Class 1

24.11 CERTAIN WATERFOWL DECOYS PROHIBITED.

It shall be unlawful on any Commission-owned WMA or lakes, and National Wildlife

Refuge to possess, or take or attempt to take waterfowl with the use of, any simulated wing movement decoy or any decoy other than an artificial decoy that imitates the appearance of waterfowl: no moving parts or electrical components; and is not subjected to any artificial means that makes it appear to move, splash or cause ripples. From the first day of the first segment of regular duck season through the last day of the last segment of regular duck season, including teal and youth waterfowl season. (Ref Code 01.00-C Definition of Terms).

EXCEPTION:

Manually operated "jerk strings" may be used to simulate decoy movement. PENALTY: Class 1

A1.01 DEER SEASON AND LIMITS

(A) ARCHERY AND CROSSBOW

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: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018 (Codes 06.04-05). EXCEPTION:

In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum CI .01).

(B) MODERN GUN

Zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 10 and 11: Nov. 11-Dec. 3, 2017.

Zone 4: Nov. 11-12,2017.

Zone 5: Nov. 12-13 and Nov. 18-19,2017.

Zones 4A, 5A, 14 and 15: Nov. 11-Dec. 10, 2017.

Zones 4B and 5B: Nov. 11-19, 2017.

Zones 9, 12 and 13: Nov. 11-Dec. 17, 2017.

Zones 16, 16Aand 17: Nov. 11-Dec. 25, 2017. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum C1.01).

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

(3) Private Land CWD 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: Dec. 26-28, 2017. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) WMAs closed during modern gun deer season are excluded from the Christmas Holiday Deer Hunt (Addendum CI .01).

(2) WMAs requiring a permit for the modern gun or muzzleloader deer season are excluded from the Christmas Holiday Deer Hunt (Addendum CI .01).

(3) In compliance with applicable WMA regulations (Addendum CI.01).

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

(5) Private Land CWD Management Tags.

SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN DEER HUNT

All deer zones: Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum C1.01).

(2) WMAs requiring a WMA deer permit are closed to the Special Modern Gun Deer Youth Hunt (Addendum CI .01).

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

(4) Private Land CWD Management Tags.

PRIVATE LAND ANTLERLESS (Ref. 01.00-C) ONLY MODERN GUN DEER HUNT

Zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A and 17: Oct. 14-18, 2017. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with regulations (Code 11.02).

(2) In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum C1.01).

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

(4) Hunters using archery equipment may harvest bucks.

(5) Private Land CWD Management Tags.

(6) Hunters may only possess one type of weapon.

(C) MUZZLELOADER

Zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 6, 6A, 7, 8, 8A, 10 and 11: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Zones 4A, 5A, 14 and 15: Oct. 21-29 and December 16-18, 2017. Zones 9, 12, 13, 16, 16Aand 17: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017. Zones 4, 4B, 5 and 5B: Closed. EXCEPTIONS:

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

(2) In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum C1.01).

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

(4) Private Land CWD Management Tags. LIMIT

Statewide seasonal limit of six deer, no more than two legal bucks using any legal method.

Zones land 2: Seasonal bag limit of five deer, no more than two antlered bucks. No more than two antlered bucks or up to five antlerless may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two antlered bucks and three antlerless deer may be taken with firearms.

Zones 1A, 3, 6, 6A, 8, 8A, 9,10,14,15,16 and 16A: Seasonal bag limit of four deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and two does may be taken with firearms.

Zone 7: Seasonal bag limit of four deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken with firearms.

Zones 4, 4B, 5, 5B and 11: Seasonal bag limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks and one doe may be taken with firearms.

Zones 4A and 5A: Seasonal bag limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to three does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks or up to two does may be taken with firearms.

Zones 12 and 17: Seasonal bag limit of six deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to six does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks or up to six does may be taken with firearms.

Zone 13: Seasonal bag limit of four deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with firearms.

Youths six to 15 years of age hunting during the Special Youth Modern Gun Deer Hunt may harvest bucks or does Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018 in accordance with the zone firearm bag limits. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Commission registered deer camps that participate in the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) receiving deer management tags and bonus deer on certain WMAs (Addendum CI .01) do not apply toward an individual seasonal limit.

(2) Subject to applicable limit restrictions on WMAs (Addendum CI.01).

(3) Private Land CWD Management Tags.

A1.02 WILD TURKEY SEASON AND LIMITS

No jakes (sub-adult male turkeys', except youth hunters may harvest one jake. No more than one legal turkey may be taken per day and no more than two legal turkeys may be taken in any combination of turkey zones.

(A) WILD TURKEY FIREARMS AND ARCHERY/CROSSBOW SEASONS:

Zones 1, 2, 3, 4B, 5, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 10 and 17: April 9-24, 2018. Zones 1A, 4, 4A, 5A and 9A: April 9-17, 2018. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum C1.04).

(2) In compliance with regulations (Code 11.03).

SPECIAL YOUTH TURKEY SEASON

Zones 1,1A, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 9A, 10 and 17: April 7-8,2018.

LIMIT

Firearm and Archery/Crossbow:

Statewide seasonal limit of two legal gobblers or bearded hens.

Zones 1, 2, 3, 4B, 5, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 10 and 17: Two adult gobblers or bearded hens.

Zones 1A, 4, 4A, 5A and 9A: One adult gobbler or bearded hen.

Youth hunters may only take one jake.

A1.03 QUAIL SEASON AND LIMITS

Nov. 1, 2017- Feb. 4, 2018 statewide.

EXCEPTION:

In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum CI .05). LIMIT: Daily limit six, possession limit 12.

A1.04 RABBIT SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018 statewide.

EXCEPTION:

In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum CI .06). LIMIT: Daily limit eight, possession limit 16.

A1.05 FURBEARER SEASON AND LIMITS

(A) Gray Fox, Mink, Red Fox and Striped Skunk Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2017 -Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018 (day hunting only).

LIMIT: Daily limit two per species, possession unlimited.

(B) Opossum Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2017-Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018 (day or night hunting; dogs are required to hunt at night).

LIMIT: Daily limit two, possession unlimited.

(C) Bobcat Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2017-Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018 (dogs allowed to hunt bobcat during the day; dogs required to hunt bobcat at night) and during turkey season (day hunting only; no dogs allowed). LIMIT: Daily limit two, possession unlimited. EXCEPTIONS:

(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 youth may take bobcats.

(D) Coyote Hunting: Sunrise, July 1, 2017-Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018 (dogs allowed to hunt coyote during the day; coyote may not be hunted at night) and during turkey season (day hunting only; no dogs allowed). EXCEPTIONS:

(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 youth may take coyotes. LIMIT: Daily limit, unlimited, possession unlimited.

(E) River Otter Hunting: Sunrise, Nov. 11, 2017-Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018 (day hunting only).

LIMIT: Daily limit two, possession unlimited.

(F) Raccoon Hunting: Sunset, July 1-Aug. 31, 2017 (night hunting only; dogs required). Sept. 1, 2017-Sunset, March 31, 2018 (day or night hunting; dogs are required for hunting at night).

LIMIT: Daily limit, unlimited, possession unlimited.

(G) Muskrat, Nutria and Beaver Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2017-Sunset, March 31, 2018 (day hunting only).

LIMIT: Daily limit, unlimited, possession unlimited.

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

(I) Furbearer Trapping (Other than Beaver, Coyote, Muskrat and Nutria):

Sunrise, Nov. 11, 2017-Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018.

LIMIT: Daily limit, unlimited, possession unlimited.

(J) Beaver, Muskrat and Nutria Trapping: Sunrise, Nov. 11, 2017-Sunset,

March 31, 2018.

LIMIT: Daily limit, unlimited, possession unlimited.

(K) Coyote Trapping: Sunrise, Aug.l, 2017-Sunset, March 31, 2018.

LIMIT: Daily limit, unlimited, possession unlimited. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with Codes 05.01; 05.10; 09.14.

(2) In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum C1.09).

A1.06 SQUIRREL SEASON AND LIMITS

May 15, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018 and May 15, 2018-Feb. 28, 2019 statewide.

EXCEPTION:

In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum CI.07). LIMIT: Daily limit 12, possession limit 48.

A1.07 CROW SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 19, 2018, Thursdays-Mondays only (124 days). EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Crows may be taken while committing damage to domestic animals or personal property.

(2) In compliance with WMA regulations (Addendum CLIO). LIMIT: No limit

A1.08 BEAR SEASON AND LIMITS

(A) ARCHERY/CROSSBOW

Zones 1 and 2: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017.

Zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7: Closed.

(B) MUZZLELOADER

Zones 1 and 2: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7: Closed.

(C) MODERN GUN

Zones 1 and 2: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Zone 5: Nov. 25-Dec. 3, 2017. Zone 5A: Nov. 18-Dec. 3, 2017. Zones 3, 4, 6 and 7: Closed.

SPECIAL YOUTH MODERN GUN BEAR HUNT

Zones 1 and 2: Nov. 4-5, 2017. Zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7: Closed.

ZONE QUOTA

Zone 1 (including all WMAs in zone 1): Archery quota is not to exceed 205 bears. Muzzleloader quota (only October season) will be 45 ears. The combined Modern Gun seasons will remain at 45 bears. With the total quota is not to exceed 295 for all combined seasons.

Zone 5: Quota 10 bears.

Zone 5A: Quota 5 bears.

Zones 1, 2, 5 and 5A: Hunters in these zones must comply with the terms and conditions outlined in the current Arkansas Hunting Guidebook. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) In compliance with WMA regulations. (Addendum C1.02)

(2) In compliance with Chapter 09.00 and Code 11.01 LIMIT: Individual seasonal limit of one bear statewide.

A1.09 ELK SEASON AND LIMITS

Core Elk Management Zone

Public Lands

Zones 1, 2, 3 and 4: Oct. 2-6, 2017 by permit only (Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2017 is youth only hunt).

Zones 1, 2, 3, 4: Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2017 by permit only (Oct. 28-19, 2017 is youth only hunt).

Private Lands

Boone, Carroll, Madison, Newton and Searcy Counties: Oct. 2-6 and Oct. 30- Nov.

3, 2017 (Sept 30-Oct. 1, 2017 and Oct. 28-29, 2017 is youth only hunt) by permit only. Permits will be issued in compliance with the Elk Management Assistance

Program (EMAP) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).

Statewide Elk Management Zone

Statewide except Boone, Carroll, Madison, Newton, and Searcy counties: Elk season mirrors deer applicable deer season dates and methods.

ZONE QUOTA

Core Elk Management Zone

Public Land

Zone 1: two either-sex and three antlerless elk.

Zone 2: three either-sex and six antlerless elk.

Zone 3: three either-sex and six antlerless elk.

Zone 4: three either-sex and six antlerless elk.

Private Land

Boone, Carroll, Madison, Newton and Searcy Counties: 12 either-sex and 40

antlerless elk (Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2017 and Oct. 28-29, 2017 youth hunt is antlerless only).

Statewide Elk Management Zone

No quota

EXCEPTION:

In compliance with Chapter 09.00.

LIMIT: Individual seasonal limit of one elk.

ALIOALLIGATOR HUNTING SEASON AND LIMITS

Zones 1 and 3: Sept. 15-18 and Sept. 22-25, 2017 by permit only.

Zones 2, 4 and 5: Closed. EXCEPTION:

In compliance with Chapter 33.00. LIMIT: Individual seasonal limit of one alligator.

B1.01 MOURNING, WHITE WINGED, AND EURASIAN COLLARED DOVE SEASON AND LIMITS Sep. 2-Oct. 22 and Dec. 9, 2017-Jan. 16, 2018.

EXCEPTION:

In compliance with WMA regulations.

LIMIT: Mourning dove and White-winged Dove: Daily limit 15, possession limit 45

Eurasian collared-doves: No daily or possession limit. Eurasian collared-doves must remain fully feathered in the field and while being transported from the field.

B1.02 TEAL SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept. 15-30, 2017.

EXCEPTION:

Teal may be taken in compliance with Code 04.02 and Addendum B1.08. LIMIT: Daily limit six, possession limit 18.

B1.03 RAIL (VIRGINIA AND SORA) SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept. 9-Nov. 17, 2017.

LIMIT: Daily limit 25, possession limit 75.

B1.04 WOODCOCK SEASON AND LIMITS

Nov. 4-Dec. 18, 2017.

LIMIT: Daily limit three, possession limit nine.

B1.05 COMMON SNIPE SEASON AND LIMITS

Nov. 1, 2017-Feb. 15, 2018.

LIMIT: Daily limit eight, possession limit 24.

B1.06 PURPLE GALLINULE SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept. 1-Nov. 9, 2017.

LIMIT: Daily limit 15, possession limit 45 B1.07COMMON MOORHEN SEASON AND LIMITS

Sept. 1-Nov. 9, 2017.

LIMIT: Daily limit 15, possession limit 45.

B1.08 DUCK, COOT AND MERGANSER SEASON AND LIMITS

Nov. 18-26, Dec. 7-23 and Dec. 26, 2017-Jan. 28, 2018.

EXCEPTION:

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

Hunt (Code 11.04).

LIMIT

COOT: Daily limit 15, possession limit 45.

DUCKS: Daily limit six. No more than four mallards (no more than two of which may be females), one pintail, one mottled duck, three scaup, three wood ducks, two redheads, one black duck and one canvasback.

Possession limit no more than three daily limits.

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

Possession limit no more than three daily limits.

EXCEPTION:

George H. Dunklin Jr. Bayou Meto WMA daily duck limit: Daily limit of four ducks which may include no more than three mallards (no more than two of which may be females), one pintail, one mottled duck, three scaup,

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

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

B1.09 WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE SEASON AND LIMITS

Nov. 15, 2017-Dec. 1, 2017 and Dec. 3, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2018 statewide.

LIMIT: Daily limit three, possession limit nine.

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

Nov. 15 - Dec 1, 2017 and Dec. 3, 2017-Jan. 28, 2018 statewide.

EXCEPTION:

In compliance with the Addendum B1.14. LIMIT: Daily limit 20, no possession limit.

B1.11 CANADA GOOSE SEASON AND LIMITS

Early Canada Goose Statewide Season: Sept. 1-30, 2017.

Late Canada Goose Statewide Season: Nov. 15-Dec. 1, 2017 and Dec. 3, 2017-Jan.

28,2018.

Shooting hours are from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset statewide.

EXCEPTION:

Holla Bend NWR is closed.

LIMIT: Daily limit two. Possession limit six.

EXCEPTION:

The daily limit is five Canada geese from Sept. 1-30, 2017, possession limit 15.

B1.12 FALCONRY SEASON AND LIMITS

Feb. 1-15, 2018 statewide.

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

B1.13 SPECIAL YOUTH WATERFOWL HUNTING SEASON AND LIMITS

Dec. 2, 2017 and Feb. 3, 2018 statewide.

LIMIT: Same as statewide.

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

AND LIMITS Oct. 7-Nov. 14, 2017, Jan. 29- Feb. 2 and Feb. 4-April 25 2018 statewide.

LIMIT: No limit.

C1.01 DEER SEASON AND LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs

BALD KNOB NWR

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: (all units): Oct. 21-29, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt) (All Units): Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt) (All Units): Nov. 11-12, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions).

(Codes 11.02; 20.07; 21.02-03 and Addenda CI.13; CI.14)

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One buck or one doe with muzzleloader (all units);

[BULLET] One buck or one doe with modern gun permit hunt.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck or doe.

BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two does.

BAYOU METO WMA SEE GEORGE H. DUNKLIN JR. BAYOU METO

WMA

BEARCAT HOLLOW WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017 .

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, Dec. 9-10, 2017 and Jan. 5-6, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal buck. (Codes 11.02; 21.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;(no antler restrictions)

[BULLET] Four antlerless with archery;

[BULLET] Two antlerless with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two antlerless.

BEAVER LAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Archery: (Devil's Eyebrow Unit archery only): Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-10, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does.

BELL SLOUGH WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery. BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Addenda CI. 13;CI.14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck or one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck or one doe with modern gun permit. BERYL ANTHONY LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Six does with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to six does.

BIG CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 10 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader and modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

BIG LAKE NWR

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions).

(Codes 20.07; 21.03 and Addendum CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. BIG LAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-12,2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

BIG TIMBER WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 20.07)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Six does with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to six does.

BLEVINS WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Six does with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and four does.

BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 7-8, 2017.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 21.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

BREWER LAKE CYPRESS CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-19 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

BUCK ISLAND WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 25 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02, 21.02-03 and Addendum CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Six does with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to six does.

BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017. Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal buck. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal buck with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four antlerless with archery;

[BULLET] Two antlerless with muzzleloader or modern gun .

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two antlerless.

CACHE RIVER NWR

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-25, 2016 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-19, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions).

(Codes 11.02; 20.07; 21.02-03 and Addendum CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One buck or one doe with muzzleloader (each hunt);

[BULLET] One buck and one doe or two does with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck and one doe or two does.

CAMP ROBINSON SUA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-13, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 21.02 and

Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One buck and one doe with modern gun permit. CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Nov. 18-19, 2017.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Oct. 7-8, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunts): Nov. 23-24 and Nov. 25-26, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than one legal buck. (Code 21.02 and

Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

CANEY CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-10, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 21.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun Oct. 21-29 or Dec. 9-10

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe (a WMA doe permit is not required).

CASEY JONES WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 20176-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 20.07)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Six does with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to six does.

CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. CEDAR CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. CHEROKEE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-19 and Dec. 9-10, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 20.07)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with archery. COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery. CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 20.07)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery or muzzleloader;

[BULLET] Six does with archery and muzzleloader combined. CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 21.02-03

and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun permit. CYPRESS BAYOU WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 24-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 21.02 and

Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck or one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck or one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

DALE BUMPERS WHITE RIVER NWR

Archery: Oct. 1, 2017-Jan. 31, 2018 (north unit). Oct.l-Dec. 31, 2016 (south unit).

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-23, 2017 (both units).

Muzzleloader: Oct. 24-27, 2017 (north unit).

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017 (both units).

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-13, 2017(both units).

Modern Gun: Nov. 14-15, 2017 (north unit).

Cook's Lake Area (youth permit hunt): Dec. 2-3, 2017.

Cook's Lake Area (mobility impaired permit hunt): Dec. 8-10, 2017.

Season limit of four deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions).

(Codes 20.07; 21.02-03 and Addenda CI.13; CI.14)

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery (both units);

[BULLET] Three does with archery (both units);

[BULLET] One buck or one doe with muzzleloader permit Oct. 21-23 (both units);

[BULLET] One buck with muzzleloader Oct. 24-27 (no does allowed) (north unit only);

[BULLET] One buck or one doe with modern gun permit Nov. 11-13 (both units);

[BULLET] One buck with modern gun Nov. 14-15 (no does allowed) (north unit only).

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck or doe Nov. 4-5 (both units).

[BULLET] Limit during the Cooks Lake Area modern gun permit youth hunt is two deer, one buck and one doe Dec. 2-3.

[BULLET] Limit during the Cooks Lake modern gun mobility impaired permit hunt is two deer, one buck and one doe Dec. 8-10.

Cooks Lake area: Deer harvested during the modern gun youth permit hunt and mobility impaired permit hunt are bonus deer and do not count in the hunter's statewide seasonal limit. DARDANELLE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Johnson County WRA: Sept. 23- Oct.

31, 2017 and Feb. 14-28,2018.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-10, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): Johnson County WRA only:

Nov. 1-3,2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 21.02-03 and Addendum CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the muzzleloader mobility impaired hunt is two deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or two does on the Johnson County WRA.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 20.02; 21.02 and Addendum CI.13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

DEGRAY LAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Oct. 7-8, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 21.02-03 and Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is four, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to four does.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to four does.

DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with muzzleloader or modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two does.

DEQUEEN LAKE WMA

Archery (all open units): Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (firearms units only) (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017

and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 20.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does.

DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-10, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017. Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe. DR. LESTER SITZES III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28,2018. Red Slough WRA: Sept. 23-Oct. 31, 2017 and Feb. 16-28,2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunts): Oct. 21-25 and Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 21.02 and Addenda CI.13; CI.14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and two does with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck and two does with modern gun permit. EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. ED GORDON POINT REMOVE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 14-18, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 4-8, 2017.

Modern Gun Youth (permit hunt): Jan. 6-7, 2018

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than one legal buck. Hunters must harvest and check a doe prior to harvesting a legal buck. A youth is not required to harvest doe before harvesting a buck during any hunt. (Codes 21.02-03 and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and two does with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck and two does with modern gun permit. ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. ETHEL WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Six does with archery. FELSENTHAL NWR

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Jan. 31, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-14, 2017.

Seasonal limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck (no antler restrictions).

A doe must be harvested and checked before a buck may be harvested during any season (a youth is not required to harvest a doe before harvesting a buck during the youth deer hunts). (Codes 20.07; 21.02-03 and Addenda CI. 13; CI.14)

[BULLET] One legal buck or up to two does with archery, muzzleloader permit or modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck or up to two does (no antler restrictions). FT. CHAFFEE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunts): Nov. 19, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunts): Nov. 18, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 21.02 and

Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck or doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck or doe with modern gun permit. FOUSHEE CAVE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery.

FREDDIE BLACK CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA DEER RESEARCH AREA East Unit

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Jan. 13-15,2018. Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): Oct. 21-23, 2017. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 25-26, 2017. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Dec. 2-4, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks and two does. A doe must be harvested and checked before a buck may be harvested during any season. A youth is not required to harvest doe before harvesting a buck during any hunt. (Codes 20.07; 21.02-03 and Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and two does with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck and two does with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun mobility impaired permit hunt is three deer, one buck and two does.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is three deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and two does. Youth are allowed to harvest a buck without first harvesting and checking a doe.

West Unit

Archery: Closed.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Oct. 28-29, 2017.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunts): Nov. 18-19, Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 3-4

and Dec. 2-3 and Dec. 9-10, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than one buck (no antler restrictions).

(Codes 21.02-03 and Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] Two antlerless deer with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is three deer, one buck and two does.

FRIERSON WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-12, Nov. 18-19 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Seasonal limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02 and 20.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

FROG BAYOU WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery. GALLA CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-12, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 21.02 and

Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck.

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with archery. GENE RUSH WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-22, and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11- Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 21.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four antlerless with archery;

[BULLET] Two antlerless with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two antlerless. GEORGE H. DUNKLIN JR. BAYOU METO WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 21.02-03 and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and two does with muzzleloader permit; One legal buck and two does with modern gun permit.

GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt): Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2017.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 21.02-03

and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery.

[BULLET] Limit during the muzzleloader mobility impaired permit hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to four does.

GUM FLATS WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 16-18, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-22 (no dogs), Nov. 25-Dec.6 (dogs allowed) and Dec.

26-28,2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 20.07)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe. H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with archery.

HALL CREEK BARRENS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Six does with archery.

HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Nov. 4-8, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Dec. 2-6, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than one legal buck. (Codes 21.02-

03and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun permit. HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck.

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with archery. HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-29, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 21.02-03

and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun permit. HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Jan. 6-10, 2018.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): Dec. 11-12, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Dec. 2-6, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than one legal buck. (Codes 21.02-03

and Addendum CI.13; CI.14)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck or one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck or one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth hunt and the modern gun mobility impaired permit hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

HOLLA BEND NWR

Archery: Sept. 23-Dec. 15, 2017.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks (no antler restrictions). (Codes 20.07; 21.02-03 and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe. HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunts): Oct. 21-23 and Nov. 24-27, 2017.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 21.02-03

and Addendum C1.13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck or one doe with muzzleloader permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

HOPE UPLAND WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 21.02-03

and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to two does.

HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-22 and Nov. 25-Dec. 6, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 20.07; 21. 02-03)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe.

HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017. Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 21.03)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or one doe.

IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck.

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with archery. J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN SUA Archery: Sept. 24, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader: Closed. Modern Gun (youth hunt): Oct. 7-8, 2017. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 15-16, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 21.02 and Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck or one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

JACK MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02, 21. 02-03)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with muzzleloader or modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to four does.

JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017. Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

JIM KRESS WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 20.07)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

JONES POINT WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery. KINGSLAND PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Six does with archery. LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan.6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 20.07 and Addendum CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Six does with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and four does.

LAKE GREESON WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Muzzleloader (mobility impaired permit hunt): Oct. 12-13,2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-22 (no dogs) and Nov. 25-Dec. 6, 2017 (dogs allowed).

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 20.07; 21. 02-03)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the muzzleloader mobility impaired permit is two deer, one legal buck and one doe.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth hunt is one deer, buck (no antler restrictions) or doe.

LAKE OVERCUP WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2017.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of four deer, no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery. LEE COUNTY WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 16-18, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to two does.

LEE CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three antlerless with archery;

[BULLET] One antlerless with muzzleloader or one doe Nov. 11-12, 2017 with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and antlerless.

LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 21.02 and

Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

LITTLE RIVER WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-25 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does.

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

LONGVIEW SALINE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Six does with archery.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to six does.

MAUMELLE RIVER WMA

Archery (permit hunts): Sept. 23-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than one legal buck. (Code 21.02)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery permit;

[BULLET] Two does with archery permit. MCILROY MADISON COUNTY WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Nov. 4-8, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Dec. 2-6, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than one legal buck. (Code 21.02 and

Addenda CI.13; CI.14))

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Three antlerless with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one antlerless with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one antlerless with modern gun permit. MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 21.02-03

and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern special gun youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

MORO BIG PINE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Modern Gun : Nov. 11-15, Nov. 24-28, Dec. 9-13 and Dec. 26-30, 2017. Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than one legal buck. Hunters must harvest and check a doe prior to harvesting a legal buck (a youth is not required to harvest a doe before harvesting a buck during any hunt). (Codes 21.02-03 and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Six does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck or up to six does with muzzleloader;

[BULLET] One legal buck or up to six does with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) or up to six does.

MOUNT MAGAZINE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 (dogs allowed Nov. 23-Dec. 3) and Dec. 26-

28,2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader Oct. 21-29 or Dec. 9-11, 2017 only.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

MUDDY CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 21.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader, Oct. 21-29 or Dec. 9-11, 2017.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery. NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun (Disabled Military/Mobility Impaired): Nov. 8-9, 2017

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02 and

Addendum CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Two does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader Oct. 21-29 or Dec. 9-11, 2017 only.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe

[BULLET] During military /mobility impaired hunt hunters may take two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

NORFORK LAKE WMA

Archery: All Units. Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward Point,

Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units Oct. 21-29, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and

Fulton County Units: Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Chapin Point and

Indian Head Units closed.

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

11-19, 2017. Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

OVERFLOW NWR

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Jan. 31, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions).

(Codes 20.07; 21.02-03 and Addendum CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Six does with archery;

[BULLET] One buck and one doe with muzzleloader. OZAN WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Six does with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and four does.

OZARK LAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three antlerless with archery;

[BULLET] One antlerless with muzzleloader Oct. 21-29 or Dec. 9-11, 2017 only, or one antlerless Nov. 11-12, 2017 with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one antlerless.

PALMETTO FLATS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery. PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three antlerless with archery;

[BULLET] One antlerless with muzzleloader Oct. 21-29 or Dec. 9-11, 2017 only or one antlerless Nov. 11-12, 2017 with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one antlerless.

POISON SPRINGS WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Six does with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to six does.

POND CREEK NWR

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Jan. 31, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Oct. 28-29, 2017.

Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): Nov. 4-12, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Dec. 2-3, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four 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 (this does not apply to the modern gun youth hunt and mobility impaired permit hunt). (Codes 20.07; 21.02-03 and Addenda CI. 13; CI.14))

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One buck or up to two does with muzzleloader;

[BULLET] One buck and one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the mobility impaired permit hunt is four deer, two bucks or up to four does.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth hunt is four deer, two bucks or up to four does.

PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 20.11; 21.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

PROVO WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 16-18,2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-22 (no dogs), Nov. 25-Dec. 6 (dogs allowed) and Dec.

26-28,2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 20.07)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of three deer, no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. RAINEY WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). (Codes 21.02-03 and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One buck and one doe with modern gun permit. RICK EVANS GRAND VIEW PRAIRIE WMA

Archery (permit hunt): Oct. 7-Nov. 26, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Dec. 2-3, 2017

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than one legal buck. A doe must be harvested before a buck may be harvested and does harvested on this area are bonus deer and do not count against the statewide seasonal limit. A youth is not required to harvest doe before harvesting buck during any hunt. (Codes 21.02-03 and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery permit;

[BULLET] Two does with archery permit.

[BULLET] Youth limit-one doe, one buck

[BULLET] Youth do not have to harvest doe before buck on any hunt.

RING SLOUGH WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with archery. RIVER BEND WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunts): Oct. 21-25 and Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2017. Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov.4-5, 2017. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 21.02-03 and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck or one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck or one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe. ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Modern Gun: Nov. 11-12 and Dec. 26-28, 2017. Seasonal limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. (Code 11.02) [BULLET] One legal buck with archery or modern gun;

[BULLET] Two does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery.

SCOTT HENDERSON GULF MOUNTAIN WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than one legal buck. (Codes 21.02-03 and Addenda CI.13; CI.14)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Three does archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun permit. SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017. Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Six does with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to six does.

SHEFFIELD NELSON DAGMAR WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 21.02-03

and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] Limit two (one buck/one doe) with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] Limit two (one buck/one doe) with modern gun permit. SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 20.02; 21.02 and Addendum CI.13; CI.14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] Limit two (one buck/one doe) with muzzleloader permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer (one buck/one doe)(no antler restrictions).

SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery. SPRING BANK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 16-18, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 10 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does.

STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery.

STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Oct. 28-29, 2017. Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017. (Codes 20.02) Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 21.02-03 and Addendum C1.13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun youth permit hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

STONE PRAIRIE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017- Feb. 28, 2018 Firearms: Closed

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery

[BULLET] Four does with archery.

SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Henry Moore WRA: Sept. 23-Oct.

31,2017.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 16-18,2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 10 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does.

SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery(no antler restrictions);

[BULLET] Four antlerless with archery. SYLAMORE WMA

North Unit:

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-19 and Nov. 24-26, 2017. South Unit:

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than one legal buck (both units). (Code 11.02)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader Oct. 21-29 or Dec. 9-11, 2017 only.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Six does with archery. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 21.02-03

and Addenda CI.13; CI.14)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and two does with muzzleloader permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the muzzleloader mobility impaired permit hunt is three deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and two does. Does taken during the special mobility impaired permit hunt are bonus deer and do not count toward the seasonal limit. (Contact Corp of Engineers at 870 548-2291 for specific mobility impaired criteria; application period July 5-Sept. 5).

TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Six does with archery.

U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Modern Gun (permit hunts): Nov. 11-15 and Nov. 24-28, 2017. Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions). (Codes 20.07; 21.02-03 and Addenda CI. 13; CI. 14)

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit;

[BULLET] One buck and one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe. W. E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-22, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017and Jan. 6-7, 2018. Modern Gun: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02 and Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One buck or one doe with muzzleloader permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to one doe.

WAPANOCCA NWR

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 18-19, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions).

(Codes 20.07; 21.02-03 and Addenda CI.13; CI.14)

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One buck or one doe with modern gun permit. WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Disabled Vetera Hunt: Nov. 6-7, 2017

Seasonal limit of six deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Six does with archery.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to six does.

WEDINGTON WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017 -Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): Oct. 7-8, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-12, 2017.

Seasonal limit of two deer; no more than one legal buck. (Codes 20.02; 21.02

and Addendum C1.13)

[BULLET] One legal buck with archery;

[BULLET] Two does with archery;

[BULLET] One legal buck and one doe with modern gun permit.

[BULLET] Limit during the mobility impaired permit hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of four deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Four does with archery. WHITEHALL WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Firearms: Closed.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery.

WHITE ROCK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (mobility impaired permit hunt): Oct. 7-8, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Code 11.02 and

Addendum CI. 13)

[BULLET] Two legal buck with archery, muzzleloader or modem gun;

[BULLET] Three antlerless with archery;

[BULLET] One antlerless with muzzleloader Oct. 21-29, Dec. 9-11, 2017 only or one antlerless Nov. 11-12, 2017 with modem gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun mobility impaired permit is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one antlerless.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one antlerless.

WINONA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.

Modern Gun (special youth hunts): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.

Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks. (Codes 11.02; 21.02)

[BULLET] Two legal bucks with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun;

[BULLET] Three does with archery;

[BULLET] One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.

[BULLET] Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Firearms: Closed. Seasonal limit of three deer; no more than two legal bucks.

[BULLET] Two bucks with archery;

[BULLET] Three does with archery.

C1.02 BEAR SEASON AND LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs

BALD KNOB NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BEARCAT HOLLOW WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) BEAVER LAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) BELL SLOUGH WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) 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: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017 (only on that part of the area in bear zone 2).

Statewide limit.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-29, 2017 (only on that part of the area in bear zone 2).

Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017 (only on that part of the area in bear zone 2). Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017 (only on that part of the area in bear zone 2).

Statewide limit.

(Code 20.07 and Addendum A1.08) BLEVINS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit. (Addendum A1.08) BREWER LAKE CYPRESS CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BUCK ISLAND WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) CACHE RIVER NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON SUA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) CANEY CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) CASEY JONES WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CEDAR CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) CHEROKEE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017 (only on that part of the area in bear zone 2).

Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017 (only that part of the area in zone 1).

Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Code 20.07 and Addendum A1.08) CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA 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. DALE BUMPERS WHITE RIVER NWR

Archery/Firearms: All Units closed. DARDANELLE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. DEGRAY LAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. DEQUEEN LAKE WMA

Archery (all open units): Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (firearms units only) (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) 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: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 14-18, 2017 (deer permit holders only). Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 4-8, 2017 (deer permit holders only). Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) 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. FOUSHEE CAVE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FREDDIE BLACK CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA DEER RESEARCH AREA

Archery/Firearms (both units): Closed. FRIERSON WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FROG BAYOU WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. GALLA CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Closed.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-12, 2017 (deer permit holders only). Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. GENE RUSH WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) GEORGE H. DUNKLIN JR. BAYOU METO WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08)

GUM FLATS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HALL CREEK BARRENS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzle-loader: Nov. 4-8, 2017 (deer permit holders only). Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Archery: Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. 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: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN SUA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. JACK MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Code 20.07 and Addendum A1.08) JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) JIM KRESS WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Code 20.07 and Addendum A1.08) JONES POINT WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) KINGSLAND PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LAKE GREESON WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LAKE OVERCUP WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) LEE COUNTY WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LEE CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LITTLE RIVER WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) LONGVIEW SALINE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. MAUMELLE RIVER WMA

Archery: Sept. 23 -Nov. 30, 2017 (deer permit holders only). Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) MCILROY/MADISON COUNTY WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Nov. 4-5, 2017 (deer permit holders only). Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08)

MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. MORO BIG PINE NAT URAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) MUDDY CREEK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) NORFORK LAKE WMA

Archery (all units): Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed. Seward Point,

Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Chapin Point and Indian Head Units closed.

Seward Point, Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Statewide limit.

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

Bennett's Bayou and Fulton County Units Nov. 11-19, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) OVERFLOW NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. OZAN WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. OZARK LAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) PALMETTO FLATS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) 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: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. RICK EVANS GRAND VIEW PRAIRIE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. RING SLOUGH WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. RIVER BEND WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) 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.

SCOTT HENDERSON GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-25, 2017 (deer permit holders only). Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-15, 2017 (deer permit holders only). Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SHEFFIELD NELSON DAGMAR WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SLIPPERY HOLLOW 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. STONE PRAIRIE WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017

Firearms: Closed SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SYLAMORE WMA

North Unit

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-19 and Nov. 24-26, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08)

South Unit

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Archery: Nov. 25-Dec. 3, 2017 (closed on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service property on Trusten Holder WMA). Statewide limit.

Firearms: Closed.

(Addendum Al.08) TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Archery/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 ROCK WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzle-loader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) W.E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WINONA WMA

Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017. Statewide limit.

Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun (youth hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2017. Statewide limit.

Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017. Statewide limit.

(Addendum Al.08) WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

C1.03 ALLIGATOR SEASONS AND LIMITS ON WMAs

All WMAs are closed.

EXCEPTION:

On Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d'Arc, Sulphur River and designated portions of Trusten Holder WMAs alligators may be hunted Sept. 15-18 and Sept. 22-25, 2017 by permit only. LIMIT:

Individual seasonal limit of one alligator.

C1.04 WILD TURKEY SEASONS AND LIMITS ON WMAs

In compliance with Code 01.00C Legal Turkey.

BALD KNOB NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BAYOU DES ARC WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. BAYOU METO WMA SEE GEORGE H. DUNKLIN BAYOU METO WMA BEARCAT HOLLOW WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. BEAVER LAKE WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BELL SLOUGH WMA

Firearms (permit hunt): See Camp Robinson WMA (Code 21.07 and

Addendum CI. 16). BENSON CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. BERYL ANTHONY LOWER OUACHITA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) BIG CREEK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. BIG LAKE NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BIG LAKE WMA

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey (Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16). BIG TIMBER WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys (Codes 20.07, 21.07 and

Addendum CI. 16). BLEVINS WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. BLUE MOUNTAIN WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. BREWER LAKE CYPRESS CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BRUSHY CREEK WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. BUCK ISLAND WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. CACHE RIVER NWR

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018 on all refuge lands located south of I-40. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018 on all refuge lands located south of 1-40. Two legal turkeys.

Firearms (permit hunt): See Rex Hancock Black Swamp WMA for refuge lands located north of 1-40 dates and limits (Code 21.07 and Addendum CI.16). CAMP ROBINSON SUA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. CAMP ROBINSON WMA

Firearms (permit hunt) (includes Bell Slough WMA): April 9-11, April 16-17 and 23-25, 2018. One legal turkey (Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16). CANEY CREEK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. CASEY JONES WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys (Codes 20.07, 21.07 and

Addendum CI. 16). CATTAIL MARSH WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. CEDAR CREEK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. CHEROKEE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys (Codes 20.07, 21.07 and

Addendum CI. 16). CHEROKEE PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. COVE CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. CROSSETT EXPERIMENTAL FOREST WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. CUT-OFF CREEK WMA

Archery: April 12-13 and April 17-20, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11, April 14-16 and April 21-23, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) CYPRESS BAYOU WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey.

DALE BUMPERS WHITE RIVER NWR

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018 (both units). One legal turkeys. DARDANELLE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. DAVE DONALDSON BLACK RIVER WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. DEGRAY LAKE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. DEPARTEE CREEK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. DEQUEEN LAKE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. DEVIL'S KNOB NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. DR. LESTER SITZES, III BOIS D'ARC WMA

Archery: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

Firearms: (permit hunt): April 9-11 and April 14-16, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) EARL BUSS BAYOU DEVIEW WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. ED GORDON POINT REMOVE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunts): April 9-11, April 14-16 and April 21-23, 2018.

One legal turkey. (Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16)

Wiley Cox Field Trial Area is closed to hunting. ELECTRIC ISLAND WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. ETHEL WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. FALCON BOTTOMS NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. FELSENTHAL NWR

Archery: Other than during permit hunts, areas are restricted to archery hunting and are open April 9-24, 2018. Closed during turkey gun permit hunts.

Two legal turkeys.

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 14-16, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) FORT CHAFFEE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. FOUSHEE CAVE NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

FREDDIE BLACK CHOCTAW ISLAND WMA AND DEER RESEARCH AREA

East Unit

Archery: April 12-13 and April 17-20, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11, April 14-16, April 21-23, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16)

West Unit

Archery/Firearms: Closed. FRIERSON WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. FROG BAYOU WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. GALLA CREEK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunts): April 9-11, April 14-16 and April 21-23, 2018. One legal turkey. (Code 21.07 and Addendum CI.16) GARRETT HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

Firearms: Closed. GENE RUSH WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. GEORGE H. DUNKLIN JR. BAYOU METO WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. GREERS FERRY LAKE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 10-25, 2017. Two legal turkeys. GUM FLATS WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 8-9, 2017. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Codes 20.07, 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) H. E. FLANAGAN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HALL CREEK BARRENS NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. HAROLD E. ALEXANDER SPRING RIVER WMA

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11, April 14-16, and April 21-23, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) HARRIS BRAKE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. HENRY GRAY HURRICANE LAKE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. HOLLA BEND NWR

Archery: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

Firearms (youth permit hunt): March 31-April 1 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) HOLLAND BOTTOMS WMA

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11 and April 14-16, 2018. One legal turkey

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16). HOPE UPLAND WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): See Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA. HOWARD COUNTY WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. (Code 20.07)

HOWARD HENSLEY SEARCY COUNTY WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. IRON MOUNTAIN NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. J. PERRY MIKLES BLUE MOUNTAIN SUA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. JACK MOUNTAIN WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) JAMESTOWN INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. JIM KRESS WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018 Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. (Code 20.07)

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) JONES POINT WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. KINGSLAND PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. LAFAYETTE COUNTY WMA

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Codes 20.07, 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) LAKE GREESON WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. (Code 20.07)

LAKE OVERCUP WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. LEE COUNTY WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than onejake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. LEE CREEK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. LITTLE BAYOU WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. LITTLE RIVER WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

LOAFER'S GLORY WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. LONGVIEW SALINE NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than onejake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. MAUMELLE RIVER WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. MCILROY MADISON COUNTY WMA

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11 and April 14-16, 2018. One legal turkey

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16). MIKE FREEZE WATTENSAW WMA

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11 and April 14-16, 2018. One legal turkey

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16). MORO BIG PINE NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11, April 14-16 and April 21-23, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) MT. MAGAZINE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. MUDDY CREEK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. NACATOCH RAVINES NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. NIMROD LLOYD MILLWOOD WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than onejake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. NORFORK LAKE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than onejake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. OVERFLOW NWR

Archery/Crossbow: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey. (Code 21.07 and Addendum C1.16) OZAN WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. OZARK LAKE WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. OZARK NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. PALMETTO FLATS NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. PETIT JEAN RIVER WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. PINE CITY NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. PINEY CREEKS WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. POISON SPRINGS WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. POND CREEK NWR

Archery: Other than during permit hunt, areas are restricted to archery hunting and are open April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than onejake.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 10-11, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) PRAIRIE BAYOU WMA

Firearms: (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. PROVO WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys.

(Codes 20.07, 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) RAILROAD PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. RAINEY WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than onejake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. REX HANCOCK BLACK SWAMP WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-10 and April 14-15, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16)

(all hunts includes Cache River NWR Unit 2 lands within an area bounded

by U.S. Highway 64 on north, Arkansas Highway 17 on east, Arkansas

Highway 38 on south and Arkansas Highway 33 on west) RICK EVANS GRAND VIEW PRAIRIE WMA

Firearms (youth permit hunt) (includes Hope Upland WMA): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey (Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16). RING SLOUGH WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. RIVER BEND WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. ROBERT L. HANKINS MUD CREEK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. ROTH PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. ST. FRANCIS SUNKEN LANDS WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. SANDHILLS NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. SCOTT HENDERSON GULF MOUNTAIN WMA

Archery: April 12-13 and April 17-20, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11, April 14-16 and April 21-23, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) SEVEN DEVILS WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. SHEFFIELD NELSON DAGMAR WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SHIREY BAY RAINEY BRAKE WMA

Firearms (permit hunts): April 9-11, April 14-16 and April 21-23, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) SLIPPERY HOLLOW NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. SMOKE HOLE NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. SPRING BANK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. STATELINE SANDPONDS NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. STEVE N. WILSON RAFT CREEK BOTTOMS WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. STONE PRAIRIE

Firearms(youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Archery/Firearms: Closed SULPHUR RIVER WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11 and April 14-16, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) SWEDEN CREEK NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. SYLAMORE WMA

North and South Units

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11, 2018. One legal turkey (Code 21.07

and Addendum CI. 16).

Firearms: April 14-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. TERRE NOIRE NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. TRUSTEN HOLDER WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. TWO BAYOU CREEK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. U OF A PINE TREE EXPERIMENTAL STATION WDA

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 14-16, 2018. One legal turkey.

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16) WAPANOCCA NWR

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WARREN PRAIRIE NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. WEDINGTON WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed. WHITE CLIFFS NATURAL AREA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. One legal turkey. WHITEHALL WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms: April 9-17, 2018. One legal turkey. WHITE ROCK WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. W.E. BREWER SCATTER CREEK WMA

Firearms (youth permit hunt): April 7-8, 2018. One legal turkey.

Firearms (permit hunt): April 9-11 and April 14-16, 2018. One legal turkey

(Code 21.07 and Addendum CI. 16). WINONA WMA

Firearms (youth hunt): April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.

Firearms: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys. WITTSBURG NATURAL AREA WMA

Archery/Firearms: Closed.

C1.05 QUAIL SEASON AND LIMITS ON WMAs

Nov. 1, 2017 -Feb. 4, 2018. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Dec. 9-10, 2017 and Jan. 1-3, 2018 on Harold E. Alexander Spring River and Scott Henderson Gulf Mountain WMAs - Limit 4.

(2) Nov. 1, 2017- Feb. 4, 2018 on Norfork Lake WMA (Chapin Point and Indian Head Units) - quail hunting ends at Noon.

(3) Nov. 1, 2017- Feb. 4, 2018 on Hope Upland WMA (Tuesdays only) - Limit 4.

(4) Nov. 1, 2017- Feb. 4, 2018 on Ed Gordon Point Remove and Galla Creek WMAs (weekends only) - Limit 4.

(5) Dec. 1, 2017-Feb. 4, 2018 on Ft. Chaffee WMA.

(6) Nov. 1, 2017-Jan. 30, 2018 on Felsenthal and Overflow NWRs.

(7) Nov. 1, 2017- Feb. 7, 2018 on Prairie Bayou - Limit 6.

(8) Closed on Big Lake NWR, Dale Bumpers White River, Holla Bend, Pond Creek and Wapanocca NWRs, Electric Island, Camp Robinson SUA, J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA, Johnson County WRA, Horsehead Creek and Bob Young WRA on Dardanelle, Stone Prairie and Wedington WMAs.

(9) Dates TBD Special youth permit hunt on Camp Robinson SUA and J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA.

LIMIT: Daily limit six, possession limit 12.

C1.06 RABBIT SEASON AND LIMITS ON WMAs

Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018 on Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs.

(2) Sept. 1, 2017-Jan. 31, 2018 on Dale Bumpers White River (North Unit), Felsenthal, Pond Creek and Overflow NWRs.

(3) Sept. 23-Dec. 15, 2017 on Holla Bend NWR (archery only).

(4) Sept. 1-Nov. 30, 2017 on Dale Bumpers White River NWR (South Unit).

(5)

(6) Closed on Electric Island WMA, Johnson County, and WRA on Dardanelle WMA. LIMIT: Daily limit eight, possession limit 16.

C1.07 SQUIRREL SEASON AND LIMITS ON WMAs

May 15, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018 and May 15, 2018-Feb. 28, 2019. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018 on Bald Knob, Big Lake, Cache River and Wapanocca NWRs.

(2) Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018 on Camp Robinson WMA.

(3) Sept. 1, 2017-Jan. 31, 2018 on Felsenthal, Pond Creek, Overflow and Dale Bumpers White River (North Unit) NWRs.

(4) Sept. 23- Nov. 29, 2017 on Holla Bend NWR (archery only).

(5) Sept. 1-Nov. 30, 2017 on Dale Bumpers White River NWR (South Unit).

(6) January TBD, 2018 on Dale Bumpers White River NWR (youths on Cooks Lake only).

(7) Squirrel closed on Electric Island and Johnson County WRA on Dardanelle WMAs.

LIMIT: Daily limit 12, possession limit 48.

C1.08 MOURNING, WHITE-WINGED AND EURASIAN COLLARED DOVE

SEASON AND LIMITS ON WMAS

Sept. 2-Oct. 23 and Dec. 8, 2017-Jan 15, 2018. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA - open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays only during statewide dove seasons.

(2) J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA - closed during authorized field trials.

(3) Bald Knob and Cache River NWRs - ends at noon each day during regular waterfowl season.

(4)

LIMIT: Mourning and White-winged Doves: Daily limit 15, possession 45.

Eurasian Collared Doves: Daily limit is unlimited, possession unlimited.

C1.09 FURBEARER SEASON AND LIMITS ON WMAs

(A) Gray Fox, Mink, Red Fox and Striped Skunk Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2017 -Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018 (day hunting only).

LIMIT: Daily limit two per species, possession unlimited.

(B) Opossum Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2017-Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018 (day or night hunting; dogs are required for hunting at night).

LIMIT: Daily limit two, possession unlimited.

(C) Bobcat Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2017-Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018 (dogs required to hunt bobcat at night) and during turkey season (day hunting only; no dogs allowed). EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Closed during turkey and squirrel seasons on WMAs where a turkey or squirrel season is closed.

(2) During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take bobcat.

(3) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMA: Closed to bobcat hunting except open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays during daylight hours only.

LIMIT: Daily limit two, possession unlimited.

(D) Coyote Hunting: Sunrise, July 1, 2017-Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018 (dogs not allowed to hunt coyote) and during turkey season (day hunting only; no dogs allowed). EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Closed during turkey and squirrel seasons on WMAs where a turkey or squirrel seasons is closed.

(2) During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take coyote.

(3) Hope Upland and Puck Evans Grandview Prairie WMA: Closed to coyote hunting except open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays during daylight hours only.

LIMIT: Daily limit unlimited, possession unlimited.

(E) River Otter Hunting: Sunrise, Nov. 11, 2017-Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018 (day hunting only).

LIMIT: Daily limit two, possession unlimited.

(F) Raccoon Hunting: Sunset, July 1-, Aug. 31, 2017 (night hunting only; dogs are required). Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018 (day or night hunting; dogs are required for hunting at night). March 1-31, 2018 (night hunting only; dogs are required).

LIMIT: July 1-March 31 daily limit unlimited, possession unlimited.

EXCEPTION: (H) Muskrat, Nutria and Beaver Hunting: Sunrise, Sept. 1, 2017-Sunset,

Feb. 28, 2018.

LIMIT: Daily limit, unlimited, possession unlimited.

Badger, Spotted Skunk (Civet Cat) and Weasel Hunting: Closed. (J) Furbearer Trapping (Other than Beaver, Coyote, Muskrat and Nutria):

Sunrise, Nov. 11, 2017-Sunset, Feb. 28, 2018.

LIMIT: Daily limit, unlimited, possession unlimited. (K) Beaver Muskrat and Nutria Trapping: Sunrise, Nov. 11, 2017-Sunset,

March 31, 2018.

LIMIT: Daily limit, unlimited, possession unlimited. (L) Coyote Trapping: Aug. 1, 2017-March 31, 2018.

LIMIT: Daily limit, unlimited, possession unlimited. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) Only enclosed, pull-activated dog-proof traps may be utilized on Camp Robinson SUA.

(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. Chase for pleasure or training purposes is permitted year-round. Closed during field trails.

(4) Furbearer hunting and trapping allowed under the conditions, seasons and limits provided by the required annual refuge hunting permit or refuge trapping permit on all NWRs.

(5) Buffalo National River, Camp Robinson WMA and Ditch 28 on Big Lake WMA are closed to all trapping.

(6) Bobcat, coyote and fox hunting with dogs allowed on Casey Jones WMA in accordance with Code 22.01.

(7) Camp Robinson WMA closed to all trapping.

CLIOCROW SEASON AND LIMITS ON WMAs

All WMAs: Sept. 1,2017-Feb. 19, 2018. Thursdays-Mondays only. EXCEPTIONS:

(1) All Electric Island, and NWRs - Closed.

(2) Hope Upland and Rick Evans Grandview Prairie WMAs - Open Thursdays and Saturdays only during the statewide season.

LIMIT: Daily limit unlimited, possession unlimited.

Cl.llMOBILITY IMPAIRED ACCESS PERMIT RESTRICTIONS

(A) A person who is permanently mobility impaired may apply to the

Commission to receive a Mobility Impaired Access Permit allowing the person to access designated areas and to use an All-Terrain Vehicle or similar form of specialized motorized transportation for certain access uses on Commission-owned WMAs and WMAs listed in compliance with Code 20.15. To qualify, an applicant must submit a completed official form with certification from a physician duly licensed to practice medicine by a state medical board attesting the applicant either:

(1) Has a permanent physical condition severely impairing the applicant's mobility and requiring permanent use of a brace, cane, crutch, prosthetic device, wheelchair or walker; or

(2) Is permanently restricted by lung disease to such an extent the applicant's forced expiratory volume for one second, when measured by spirometry, is less than one liter, or the arterial oxygen tension is less than 60mm/hg of room air at rest; or

(3) Has a permanent physical condition requiring use of portable oxygen; or

(4) Has a permanent cardiac condition to the extent the applicant's functional limitations are classified in severity as Class III or Class IV according to current standards set by the American Heart Association.

(B) Upon issuance of a Mobility Impaired Access Permit, the following terms and conditions shall apply:

(1) The Mobility Impaired Access Permit is not a license to hunt or fish. While engaging in hunting or fishing activities, a Mobility Impaired Access Permit holder must have on his or her person the appropriate hunting or fishing license, permits, and/or stamps in addition to the Mobility Impaired Access Permit.

(2) Only ATVs or other similar specialized transportation devices with three or more wheels may be used. No two-wheel ATVs or trailers may be used.

(3) Upon the receipt of and successful processing of a Mobility Impaired Access Permit application, the Commission shall issue two (2) Mobility Impaired Access Permit Tags to the applicant. One tag must remain on the Mobility Impaired Access Permit holder at all times while engaged in any hunting or fishing activity on any Commission-owned WMA and WMAs listed in compliance with Code 20.15. The second tag must be clearly displayed on his or her ATV or other similar specialized transportation device while engaged in any hunting or fishing activity on any Commission-owned WMA and WMAs listed in compliance with Code 20.15 (4) The ATV or other similar specialized transportation device shall only be used for the following purposes:

(a) To travel on graveled, all-weather roads unless otherwise posted as closed to vehicular traffic.

(b) To travel on designated, signed Mobility Impaired Access Trails.

(c) To travel off graveled, all-weather roads and designated, signed Mobility Impaired Access Trails during all hunting seasons; the allowable distance traveled off graveled, all-weather roads and designated, signed Mobility Impaired Access Trails is a minimum of 100 feet from the center line in compliance with Code 05.05 (Hunting From Road Prohibited) and a maximum of 300 feet; ATV use within this special access zone is specifically for placement of hunting stands and bona fide hunting activities. Mobility Impaired Access Permit holders must maintain clear visual contact with his or her ATV or other similar specialized transportation device at all times while engaged in hunting or fishing activities on any Commission-owned WMA and WMAs listed in compliance with Code 20.15.

(d) Travel off graveled, all-weather roads and designated, signed Mobility Impaired Access Trails, as well as outside the special access zone is permitted only for the retrieval of big game taken by the Mobility Impaired Access Permit holder.

(e) If a condition exists where a single helper is required to assist the Mobility Impaired Access Permit holder, this helper must first be approved through issuance of a Mobility Impaired Access Helper Permit issued by the Regional Wildlife Supervisor for a particular Wildlife Management Area; for safety concerns, the helper must ride a separate ATV and remain within eyesight and normal voice range of the Mobility Impaired Access Permit holder at all times. If the Mobility Impaired Access Permit holder is incapable of safely operating an ATV or other similar specialized transportation device, the helper may be approved by the Regional Wildlife Supervisor to accompany the Mobility Impaired Access Permit holder and operate an ATV or similar specialized transportation device that is designed to safely carry two persons; no additional passengers are allowed.

(f) During all ATV or similar specialized transportation device use, all weapons must be unloaded and firearms must be cased at all times.

C1.12 SPECIAL USAGE RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN WMAs AND LAKES

(1) Restrictions Common to Multiple Listed WMAs and Lakes:

a. Common Restriction A: From the first day of the first segment of the regular duck season until the last three days of the last segment of regular duck season, (i) no entry or access is allowed from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. (except in designated campsites, parking areas, boat launch ramps and designated boat staging areas) and (ii) no boats are allowed from 12:00 p.m. until 4 a.m. (Central Time) During the last three days of the last segment of regular duck season and during the special youth waterfowl hunt, (i) no entry or access is allowed from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. (except in designated campsites, parking areas, boat launch ramps and designated boat staging areas) and (ii) no boats are allowed from 6:30 p.m. until 4 a.m.

(2) George H. Dunklin Jr. Bayou Meto: Common Restriction A applies. Boats are prohibited on the Government Cypress Greentree Reservoir. During the regular duck season, boating access is allowed from 12:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the following waterbodies:

a. Mulberry Access, to include all of the Salt Bayou Ditch to the confluence of Little Bayou Meto.

b. Buckingham Flats Access to include Big Bayou Meto, and Cannon Brake Access to include Little Bayou Meto only on the Cannon Brake Impoundment.

(3) Bell Slough: Common Restriction A applies. Non-motorized boat access to water trails in afternoon during duck season is allowed.

(4) Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita: Hunters may not enter the hunting area before 4:00 a.m. (except within the Ouachita River). All duck hunting equipment(blinds, guns, decoys, etc.) must be removed by 12:00 pm each day. Fishing and non-hunting activities allowed.

(5) Big Lake: Common Restriction A applies. Mallard Lake is closed to all hunting except for the special early teal season; fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed. During the regular duck season, boating access is allowed from 12:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.(Central Time) at the following waterbodies:

a. The north/south ditch, all lateral ditches and borrow pits.

(6) Brewer Lake, Cypress Creek, Camp Robinson SUA and Cedar Creek: Closed to waterfowl hunting.

(7) Camp Robinson: Common Restriction A applies.

(8) Cane Creek Lake (Lincoln County): Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(9) Coal Pile Lake: Closed to all hunting. Fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed.

(10) Cut-Off Creek: Common Restriction A applies. Travel by boat is limited to Cut-Off Creek.

(11) 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 1-40, and west of Arkansas Highway 103. Dogs, hunting or trapping devices are prohibited on Johnson County WRA.

(12) Dave Donaldson Black River: Common Restriction A applies (except within the Black River). Lake Ashbaugh and Hubble Lake are closed to all hunting, except both are open for the special early teal season; fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed. During the regular duck season, boating access is allowed from 12:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. (Central Time)at the following waterbodies:

a. Little River

(13) DeGray Lake: All weapons are prohibited on Lower DeGray Lake WRA except by permitted participants of special hunts and bowfishing on the lake.

(14) Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d'Arc: Common Restriction A applies. Boats are not allowed on the Green Tree Waterfowl area 14 days before waterfowl season opens, but are allowed during waterfowl season.

(15) Earl Buss Bayou DeView: Common Restriction A applies. Lake Hogue is closed to all hunting except for the special early teal season; fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed. During the regular duck season, boating access is allowed only from 12:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.(Central Time) at the following waterbodies:

a. Thompson Tract boat ramp to include boat run.

b. North Oliver Campground primitive boat access to include the natural slough.

(16) Ed Gordon Point Remove: Common Restriction A applies. During the regular duck season, boating access is allowed from 1 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the following waterbodies:

a. West Fork Point Remove Creek.

b. East Fork Point Remove Creek.

(17) Frog Bayou: Common Restriction A applies.

(18) Galla Creek: Common Restriction A applies.

(19) Harris Brake: Common Restriction A applies (except within Harris Brake Lake). 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, deer archery hunting, squirrel hunting, rabbit hunting and hunting furbearers at night. Only shotguns and archery equipment are allowed for hunting. Harris Brake Lake is open to Canada goose hunting every Sept. 1-15.

(20) Henry Gray Hurricane Lake: Common Restriction A applies (except within the White River and Little Red River). During the regular duck season, when the main road gate at Mitchell Corner is closed, boating access is allowed from 12:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.(Central Time) at the following waterbodies:

a. Glaise Creek (to include Glaise Creek access trail #2 from Mitchell Corner north boat ramp to the creek channel) from the WMA northern boundary to the main water-control structure at Whirl Lake.

b. Whirl Lake access, to include Whirl Creek.

When the main road gate at Mitchell Corner is open, boating access is allowed from 1 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the following waterbodies:

a. Big Bell Lake (to include Little Bell Lake), Big Hurricane Lake (to include Little Hurricane Lake), Bollie Pond, Glaise Creek, Honey Lake,

Mallard Lake, Whirl Lake and Willow Pond.

(21) Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir: Closed to waterfowl hunting, except on the Caney Creek, Dix Creek, Palarm Creek, and Pierce Creek Bays outside posted buffer zones. Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(22) Lake Overcup: Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(23) Maumelle River: Closed to waterfowl hunting. All boating activities and access are prohibited in the Restricted Area Zone 1 on the east end of Lake Maumelle as marked by buoy lines. No hunting, camping or other access is allowed on any island on Lake Maumelle.

(24) Petit Jean River: Common Restriction A applies (except within the Petit Jean River or Kingfisher Lake).

(25) Rex Hancock Black Swamp: Common Restriction A applies. During the regular duck season, boating access is allowed from 12:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. (Central Time) at the following waterbodies:

a. Gregory Access (from County Road 758) down the ditch to the Cache River.

b. Float Road Access (from County Road 752) down the marked trail to the Cache River.

c. Cache River within the boundaries of the WMA.

(26) Rick Evans Grandview Prairie: Waterfowl hunting closed on all lakes and ponds.

(27) Seven Devils: Common Restriction A applies.

(28) Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms: Common Restriction A applies. The Jim Sullivan Youth Waterfowl Unit is closed to all access, except for youth waterfowl hunting permit holders during youth waterfowl permit hunts, from the last day of the modern gun permit hunt to the last day of waterfowl season (including the waterfowl special youth hunt).

(29) St. Francis National Forest: Waterfowl hunting ends at noon.

(30) St. Francis Sunken Lands: The Snowden Field Waterfowl Rest Area levee is open to foot traffic around the north end of the unit.

(31) Sheffield Nelson Dagmar: Common Restriction A applies. The Conway George Tract is closed to all access, except for waterfowl hunting permit holders. During the regular duck season, boating access is allowed from 12:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.(Central Time) at the following waterbodies:

a. Robe Bayou Access to include from the WMA northern boundary to the low water crossing at Interstate 40.

b. Gator Pond Access to include only the open water pond area and not flooded timber.

c. Bayou DeView designated water trail.

(32) Shirey Bay Rainey Brake: Common Restriction A applies (except within the Black River). During the regular duck season, boating access is allowed from 12:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. (Central Time) at the following waterbodies:

a. Shirey Bay, Horseshoe Lake, and Hill Slough.

b. Diversion ditch from County Road 317 to the diversion ditch water-control structure.

EXCEPTION:

Fishing and non-hunting activities are allowed on Shirey Bay, Horseshoe

Lake, and Hill Slough.

(33) Sulphur River: Common Restriction A applies (except within the Sulphur River or Mercer Bayou).

(34) Tommy L. Sproles Lake Pickthorne: Closed to waterfowl hunting. EXCEPTION:

Commission staff, volunteers and participants during Commission-sponsored mentored hunt programs.

C1.13 DEER PERMIT REQUIREMENTS ON CERTAIN WMAs

(A) Buck and/or Doe: Bald Knob NWR (modern gun), Benson Creek (firearms), Dale Bumpers White River NWR (firearms), Cache River NWR (modern gun), Camp Robinson SUA, Camp Robinson WMA (firearms), Cut-Off Creek (modern gun), Cypress Bayou (firearms), Dave Donaldson Black River (muzzleloader), Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois d'Arc (firearms), Ed

Gordon Point Remove (firearms), Felsenthal NWR (firearms), Fort Chaffee (firearms), Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area both units (firearms), Galla Creek (modern gun), George H. Dunklin Jr. Bayou Meto (firearms),Harold E. Alexander Spring River (firearms), Henry Gray Hurricane Lake (firearms), Hobbs SP-CA (firearms), Holla Bend NWR (archery), Holland Bottoms (muzzleloader), J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA (modern gun), Little Bayou (muzzleloader), Maumelle River WMA (archery), Mcllroy Madison County (firearms), Mike Freeze Wattensaw (firearms), Pond Creek NWR (modern gun), Rex Hancock Black Swamp (firearms), Rick Evans Grandview Prairie (archery), St. Francis National Forest (firearms), Scott Henderson Gulf Mountain (firearms), Sheffield Nelson Dagmar (firearms), Shirey Bay Rainey Brake (muzzleloader), Trusten Holder (muzzleloader), Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms (modern gun), U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA (firearms), W. E. Brewer Scatter Creek (muzzleloader),Wedington (modern gun) WMAs and Wapanocca NWR (modern gun).

(B) Doe:

(C) Mobility-Impaired: Dale Bumpers White River NWR, Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area East Unit (modern gun), Johnson County WRA on Dardanelle (modern gun), Greers Ferry Lake (muzzleloader), Hobbs (modern gun), Lake Greeson (muzzleloader),Nimrod Lloyd Millwood (modern gun) Merrisach Park on Trusten Holder (muzzleloader or shotguns allowed), Pond Creek (modern gun) NWR, Wedington (modern gun) and White Rock (modern gun) WMAs.

(D) Youth: Dale Bumpers White River NWR (modern gun), Dave Donaldson Black River (modern gun), De Gray Lake (modern gun), Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area both units (modern gun), Holla Bend NWR (modern gun), Hope Upland (modern gun), Rick Evans Grandview WMA, and Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms (modern gun) WMAs.

C1.14 BUCK DEER RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN WMAs

(1) On Buck Island, Cut-Off Creek, Dave Donaldson Black River, Ed Gordon Point Remove, Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area East Unit, George H. Dunklin Jr. Bayou Meto, Henry Gray Hurricane Lake, Rick Evans Grandview Prairie, St. Francis National Forest, Sheffield Nelson Dagmar and Trusten Holder WMAs a buck must have:

(A) both antlers under 2 inches (button buck included); or

(B) an inside spread of 15 inches or more in width; or

(C) at least one main beam 18 inches or more in length.

(2) On Johnson County WRA on Dardanelle WMA any buck deer may be legally harvested during a firearm permit hunt.

(3) On Greers Ferry Lake and Lake Greeson WMAs, any buck deer may be legally harvested during the deer muzzleloader mobility-impaired hunt.

(4) On Hobbs SP-CA and Nimrod Lloyd Millwood WMA any buck deer may be legally harvested during the deer modern gun mobility-impaired hunt.

(5) On Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d'Arc, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Hope Upland, Lafayette County, Mike Freeze Wattensaw and Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Scott Henderson Gulf Mountain, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMAs a buck must have:

(A) both antlers under 2 inches (button buck included); or

(B) an inside spread of 12 inches or more in width; or

(C) at least one main beam 15 inches or more in length.

(6) On Bald Knob, Big Lake, Dale Bumpers White River, Cache River, Felsenthal, Holla Bend, Overflow, Pond Creek and Wapanocca NWRs; Bearcat Hollow, Buffalo National River, Gene Rush, Lee Creek, Mcllroy Madison County, Ozark National Forest, Piney Creeks, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Sweden Creek Natural Area, White Rock WMAs and U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA any buck deer may be legally harvested during all deer hunts.

(7) In compliance withCode 11.02.

C1.15 ELK SEASONS AND BAG LIMIT RESTRICTIONS ON WMAs Oct. 2-6 and Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2017 on Bearcat Hollow, Buffalo National River and Gene Rush WMAs in compliance with Addenda A 1.09 and El.05. LIMIT: Individual annual limit of one elk.

C1.16 TURKEY PERMIT REQUIREMENTS ON CERTAIN WMAs

(A) Quota: Bell Slough, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita, Dr. Lester Sitzes, III Bois d'Arc, Cache River NWR (north of 1-40), Camp Robinson WMA, Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area (east unit), Cut-Off Creek, Ed Gordon Point Remove, Felsenthal NWR, Galla Creek, Scott Henderson Gulf Mountain, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Holla Bend NWR, Holland Bottoms, Lafayette County, Mcllroy Madison County, Mke Freeze Wattensaw, Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Pond Creek NWR, Rex Hancock Black Swamp, Shirey Bay Rainey Brake, Sylamore, Sulphur River, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA and W.E. Brewer Scatter Creek WMAs.

(A) Youth: Big Lake WMA, Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer Research Area (east unit), Cut-Off Creek, Felsenthal NWR, Harold E. Alexander Spring River, Holla Bend NWR, Holland Bottoms, Hope Upland, Lafayette County, Mcllroy Madison County, Mke Freeze Wattensaw, Moro Big Pine Natural Area, Overflow NWR, Pond Creek NWR, Rick Evans Grandview Prairie, Stone Prairie, U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA and W.E. Brewer Scatter Creek WMAs.

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

DATES

SPORT FISHING: DATE

CODE

COST

EXP.

Alligator Gar Fishing Permit

AGP

Free

Dec. 31

Resident Fisheries Conservation License

FSH

$10.50

**

Resident 3-Day Trip License

RT3

$6.50

*

Resident Disabled Fishing 3-Yr License

RDF

$10.50

+

Resident Disabled Combination 3-Yr License

RDC

$35.50

+

Non-Resident Annual Fishing License

NRF

$50.00

**

Non-Resident 7-Day Trip Fishing License

NT7

$25.00

*

Non-Resident 3-Day Trip Fishing License

NT3

$16.00

*

Arkansas Trout Permit

TPR

$5.00

**

Non-Resident Trout Permit

TPN

$12.00

**

White River Border Lakes License

WRL

$10.00

**

Resident Guide License/Fishing

GLF

$25.00

**

Non-Resident Guide License/Fishing

GNF

$150.00

**

Resident 65 Plus Annual Fishing License

PAF

$3.50

**

SPECIAL AND COMMERCIAL FISHING:

        

Hoop Nets (with or w/o leads), Turtle Nets

HN

$4.00

Dec. 31

Slat Traps & Fiddler Nets

FS

$12.50

Dec. 31

Commercial Trotlines (inc. snaglines, throw-

        

lines, limb lines, set hooks) per 100 ft

TL

$5.00

Dec. 31

Box Traps Turtle Trap

TT

$2.00

Dec. 31

Commercial Tackle (Seine, Trammel & Gill Nets)

        

100 yds. or fractional part thereof per tag Commercial Fisherman's Permit

SNS

$15.00

Dec. 31

& Sportfishing License

CFS

$25.00

Dec. 31

Commercial Fisherman's Helper Permit

CFH

$25.00

Dec. 31

Junior/Senior Commercial Fishing Permit

JSC

$14.50

Dec. 31

Alligator Farmer/Dealer Permit.

AFP

$200.00

June 30

Alligator Tags

  

$4.00

June 30

Alligator Snapping Turtle Breeder/

        

Dealer Permit

AST

$100.00

June 30

Aquatic Turtle Harvest Permit

THP

$100.00

Dec. 31

Aquatic Turtle Harvest Helper Permit

TH

$50.00

Dec. 31

Junior Aquatic Turtle Harvest Permit

JTH

$25.00

Dec. 31

Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit

TDR

$250.00

Dec. 31

Non-Resident Aquatic Turtle Dealer Permit

TDN

$500.00

Dec. 31

Aquatic Turtle Farmer Permit

TBP

$100.00

Dec. 31

Resident Shell Taker and Seller

STS

$100.00

Dec. 31

Shell Taker Helper Permit

SH

$100.00

Dec. 31

Shell Buyer

SBR

$1,000.00

Dec. 31

Non-Resident Shell Buyer

SBN

$2,000.00

Dec. 31

Shell Buyer's Agent Permit

SA

$100.00

Dec. 31

Resident Fish Dealer

MD

$10.00

Dec. 31

Non-Resident Fish Dealer

FDN

$250.00

Dec. 31

Minnow Dealer Tackle (Minnow

        

(Seine, Traps or Lifts)

MS

$5.00

Dec. 31

Fish Farm Health Inspection Permit

VHS

$200.00

+++

Fish Farmer (Aquaculturist) Permit

31++

FF

$25.00

Dec.

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 Facility Operator's Permit

BDN

$25.00

Dec. 31

Private Boat House/Irrigation (Single)

BHS

$10.00

Dec. 31

Private Pier/Irrigation

DPS

$10.00

Dec. 31

Irrigation Permit

IP

$10.00

Dec. 31

Put & Take Pay Lake

PLO

$150.00

Dec. 31

HUNTING LICENSE AND PERMITS:

        

Deferred Hunter Education

DHE

Free

*

Resident Wildlife Conservation License

HNT

$10.50

June 30

Resident Sportsman's Permit

RS

$25.00

June 30

Resident Disabled Hunting 3-Yr License

RDH

$25.00

+

Resident Disabled Combination 3-Yr License

RDC

$35.50

+

Non-Resident Annual All Game License

NBG

$350.00

June 30

Non-Resident 5-Day All Game License

AG5

$180.00

*

Non-Resident 3-Day All Game License

AG3

$125.00

*

Non-Resident 1-Day All Game License

AG1

$55.00

*

Non-Resident Annual Small Game License

NRH

$110.00

June 30

Non-Resident 5-Day Small Game License

SG5

$70.00

*

Non-Resident Trappers Permit

NFT

$125.00

June 30

Private Lands Elk Permit

PLE

$35.00

****

Arkansas Resident Waterfowl Stamp

DSR

$7.00

June 30

Arkansas Non-Resident Waterfowl Stamp

DSN

$35.00

June 30

Resident 65 Plus Annual Sportsman's Hunting License

PAH

$3.50

June 30

WMA General Use Permit

        

All WMA General Use Permit

WMP

Free

June 30

AGFC Leased Lands Permit (Hunting, Trapping and Camping)

     

Casey Jones WMA

LCJ

$40.00

**

Big Timber WMA

LBT

$40.00

**

Cherokee WMA

LCH

$40.00

**

Gum Flats WMA

LGF

$40.00

**

Howard County WMA

LHC

$40.00

**

Provo WMA

LPR

$40.00

**

Lafayette County WMA

LLC

$40.00

**

Lake Greeson WMA

LLG

$40.00

**

Jack Mountain WMA

LJM

$40.00

**

Jim Kress WMA

LJK

$40.00

**

Falconry Permit Apprentice

FPA

$25.00

June 30

Falconry Permit General

FPG

$25.00

June 30

Falconry Permit Master

FPM

$25.00

June 30

Resident Guide License/Hunting

GLH

$25.00

June 30

Non-Resident Guide License/Hunting

GNH

$150.00

June 30

Resident Special Guide License

GLS

$150.00

June 30

Non-Resident WMA Waterfowl Hunting

        

Permit (5-day trip) Maximum allowed is 6 permits per person per season

  

Bayou Meto WMA

NBM

$30.50

June 30

Bell Slough/Camp Robinson WMA

NBS

$30.50

June 30

Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita WMA

NBA

$30.50

June 30

Big Lake WMA

NBL

$30.50

June 30

Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois d' Arc WMA

NBD

$30.50

June 30

Cut-Off Creek WMA

NCO

$30.50

June 30

Sheffield Nelson Dagmar WMA

NSD

$30.50

June 30

Earl Buss Bayou DeView WMA

NEB

$30.50

June 30

Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA

NEG

$30.50

June 30

Frog Bayou WMA

NFB

$30.50

June 30

Galla Creek WMA

NGC

$30.50

June 30

Harris Brake WMA

NHB

$30.50

June 30

Henry Gray Hurricane Lake WMA

NHL

$30.50

June 30

Holland Bottom WMA

NHO

$30.50

June 30

Lake Overcup

NLO

$30.50

June 30

Petit Jean River WMA

NPJ

$30.50

June 30

Rex Hancock Black Swamp WMA

NBS

$30.50

June 30

Seven Devils WMA

NSD

$30.50

June 30

Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA

NSB

$30.50

June 30

St. Francis Sunken Lands WMA

NSF

$30.50

June 30

Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms WMA

NRC

$30.50

June 30

Sulphur River WMA

NSR

$30.50

June 30

Trusten Holder WMA

NTH

$30.50

June 30

Caney Creek WMA

NCC

$30.50

June 30

Craig D Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir

NLC

$30.50

June 30

HUNTING COMMERCIALIZATION:

        

Resident Trappers Permit

TP

Free

June 30

Resident Fur Dealer

FD

$50.00

June 30

Non-Resident Fur Dealer

NFD

$100.00

June 30

Game Bird Shooting Resort Permit

CSR

$250.00

June 30

Commercial Wildlife Hunting Resort Permit

CHR

$600.00

June 30

Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit

WBD

$75.00

June 30

Wildlife Importation Permit

WTP

$50.00

June 30

Mountain Lion Permit

MLP

$50.00

June 30

Live Fox and Coyote Permit

FCP

$25.00

June 30

LIFETIME LICENSE:

        

Resident Military Retiree Lifetime

        

Fishing License

MRF

$10.50

Non-Expiring

Resident Military Retiree Lifetime

        

Hunting License

MRH

$25.00

Non-Expiring

Resident Military Retiree Lifetime

        

Combination License

MRC

$35.50

Non-Expiring

Resident Military Retiree Lifetime

        

Waterfowl Permit

MRD

$7.00

Non-Expiring

Resident Military retiree Lifetime

        

Trout Permit

MRT

$5.00

Non-Expiring

Resident 65 Plus Lifetime

        

Fishing License

PLF

$10.50

Non-Expiring

Resident 65 Plus Lifetime

        

Sportsman's Hunting License

        

and Permit

PLH

$25.00

Non-Expiring

Resident 65 Plus Lifetime

        

Combination License

PLC

$35.50

Non-Expiring

Resident 65 Plus Lifetime

        

Waterfowl Permit

PLD

$7.00

Non-Expiring

Resident 65 Plus Lifetime

        

Trout Permit

PLT

$5.00

Non-Expiring

Non-Expiring Lifetime Resident Hunting

        

& Fishing Sportsman's Permit

LSP

$1,000.00

Non-Expiring

Fishing License

VLF

$1.50

Non-Expiring

Resident Disabled Military Veteran Lifetime

        

Hunting License

VLH

$1.50

Non-Expiring

Resident Disabled Military Veteran Lifetime

        

Combination License

VLC

$3.00

Non-Expiring

Resident Disabled Military Veteran Lifetime

        

Waterfowl Permit

VLD

$7.00

Non-Expiring

Resident Disabled Military Veteran Lifetime

        

Trout Permit

VLT

$5.00

Non-Expiring

COMBINATION LICENSE:

Resident 65 Plus Annual Combination License

PAC

$4.50

June 30

Resident Combination License (begins March 2017

CS

$35.50

June 30

*Good from requested day of issue for period of license. **Good for 1 year from date of purchase. ****Expires when the zone quota has been reached (Addendum A 1.09). *****Good for that season only. + Good for 3 years from date of purchase. ++Fee applies to initial purchase. No fee for annual renewal. +++Permit is annual permit issued in two (2) six month intervals.

E1.03 BEAR ZONE DESCRIPTIONS

Zone 1 - Start at the junction of Interstate 40 and the Oklahoma state line; east to the junction of Interstate 40 and U.S. 67; north and east on U.S. Highway 67 to the Missouri state line; west along the Arkansas and Missouri state line to the Oklahoma state line; and south along the Oklahoma state line to the junction of Interstate 40.

Zone 2 - Start at the junction of Interstate 40 and the Oklahoma state line; east on Interstate 40 to Interstate 430; south on Interstate 430 to Interstate 30; south and west on Interstate 30 to Arkansas Highway 51; south on Arkansas Highway 51 to Arkansas Highway 26; west on Arkansas Highway 26 to U.S. Highway 278 at Center Point; west on U.S. Highway 278 to

U.S. Highway 70 at Dierks; west on U.S. Highway 70 to the Oklahoma state line; and north along the Oklahoma state line to Interstate 40.

Zone 3 - Start at the junction of Interstate 30 and Arkansas Highway 51; south on Arkansas

Highway 51 to Arkansas Highway 26; west on Arkansas Highway 26 to U.S. Highway 278

at Center Point; west on U.S. Highway 278 to U.S. Highway 70 at Dierks; west on U.S.

Highway 70 to the Oklahoma state line; south along the Oklahoma state line to the Red

River; east along the Red River to U.S. 71; south on U.S. 71 to Interstate 30; and north and east on Interstate 30 to Arkansas Highway 8 near Arkadelphia.

Zone 4 - Start at Interstate 30 and the Texas state line at Texarkana; north and east on

Interstate 30 to U.S. 65; south on U.S. 65 to Lake Village; east on U.S. 82 to the

Mississippi River; south along the Mississippi River to the Louisiana state line; west along the Louisiana state line to the Texas state line; and north to Interstate 30.

Zone 5 - Start at the junction of U.S. 165 and the Arkansas River (at Pendleton Bridge);

north on U.S. 165 to State Route 130 at DeWitt; north on State Route 130 to State Route

33; north on State Route 33 to U.S. Highway 79; north and east on U.S. Highway 79 to

U.S. Highway 49; south and east on U.S. Highway 49 to the Mississippi River Levee; south on the Mississippi River Levee to the confluence of the Mississippi and Arkansas Rivers;

north and west along the Arkansas River to the junction of the Arkansas River and U.S. 165

(at Pendleton Bridge).

Zone 5A - Start at the junction of U.S. 165 and the Arkansas River (at Pendleton Bridge);

south on U.S. 165 to the junction of U.S. 165 and U.S. 65; south on U.S. 65 to the junction of U.S. 65 and U.S. 82; east on U.S. 82 to the Mississippi River; north on the Mississippi

River to the confluence of the Mississippi and the Arkansas Rivers; north and west along the Arkansas River to the junction of the Arkansas River and U.S. 165 (at Pendleton

Bridge).

Zone 6 - Start at Interstate 40 at the Tennessee state line; west on Interstate 40 to the junction of interstate 440; south on Interstate 440 to U.S. 65; south on U.S. 65 to the junction of U.S. 165; north on U.S. 165 to State Route 130 at DeWitt; north on State Route 130 to State Route 33; north on State Route 33 to U.S. Highway 79; north and east on U.S.

Highway 79 to U.S. Highway 49; south and east on U.S. Highway 49 to the Mississippi

River; and up the Mississippi River to Interstate 40.

Zone 7 - Start at Interstate 40 and the Tennessee state line; go west on Interstate 40 to U.S.

67; north and east on U.S. 67 to the Missouri state line; follow the Missouri state line around the Missouri boot heel to the Mississippi River; and down the Mississippi River to

Interstate 40.

E1.12 CWD MANAGEMENT ZONE

The CWD Management Zone includes any county where a wild or captive cervid has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and any county that encompasses any portion of a 10-mile radius buffer around any CWD positive sample collection site. Zone includes all lands within Boone, Carroll, Johnson, Logan, Madison, Marion, Newton, Pope, Searcy, Van Buren and Yell Counties. Where any other county or a portion thereof is within a 10-mile radius of a CWD positive sample collection site, the Director or his designee may add that entire county to the CWD Management Zone Upon notice to the public through posting an updated description of the CWD Management Zone on the AGFC web site, social media, or other means reasonably calculated to inform the public.

F1.03 WILDLIFE BREEDER/DEALER PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

(A) Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permits may be issued to applicants complying with the following requirements:

(1) The applicant must be at least 18 years old and shall not have been convicted of, or entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for, violating any federal, state or municipal law governing captive wildlife, illegal appropriation or commercialization of wildlife, or cruelty to animals within five years of the application date.

(2) The applicant shall provide to the Commission, in writing, proof from the county judge or sheriff and any municipal planning commission or board with jurisdiction, stating that the applicant's facility shall be in compliance with all local ordinances; and

(3) The applicant shall submit a written application (available from the Commission) for each facility to be permitted.

(B) The requested permit shall be denied if:

(1) The applicant fails to meet any of the issuance criteria set forth in this addendum chapter;

(2) The applicant fails to disclose material information required, or makes false statements as to any material fact in connection with the application, or supplies false information or makes a false statement on the application;

(3) The Commission finds, through further inquiry or investigation, the issuance of the permit may be potentially harmful to the wildlife resources of the State.

(4) The applicant is seeking to permit a new facility for:

(a) Rearing, breeding, propagating, producing, distributing or possessing large carnivores or mountain lions.

(b) Rearing, breeding, propagating, producing or distributing any member of the cervidae family.

(c) The importation, propagation, sale, transfer, barter or distribution of box turtles (genus Terrapene); or

(d) Rearing, breeding, propagating, producing or distributing primates; except for facilities accredited by Zological Association of America; or

(5) The applicant is seeking a Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit for waterfowl on properties where poultry is raised for sale, show or exhibition.

(C) Permit Requirements:

(1) The applicant shall supply satisfactory evidence stock has been/will be secured from a legal source.

(2) Stock may be slaughtered in accordance with established husbandry practices for slaughter of domestic livestock. Purchasers of dressed game birds slaughtered at Wildlife Breeder/Dealer facility shall be issued by a permit holder a receipt with the name and address of the facility, date of sale, name of purchaser, and the number of and species of dress birds sold.

(3) Fencing of enclosures in which deer, elk or other big game animals are to be held shall consist of a permanent deer-proof fence at least 8 feet tall and constructed in a manner that prohibits escape of captive wildlife and prohibits entry of native wildlife.

(4) Waterfowl hatched in wildlife breeder/dealer facilities shall be banded with a seamless metal band.

(5) Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit holders for cervids shall only sell live cervids to Arkansas residents who possess a current Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit for cervids, Arkansas residents who possess a current Commercial Wildlife Hunting Resort Permit for cervids or to buyers outside Arkansas.

(6) Live bobwhite quail sold to Arkansas residents who do not possess a Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit or Game Bird Shooting Resort Permit must be banded by the permit holder.

(7) Rearing, breeding, propagating, producing or distributing primates shall not be permitted except facilities accredited by the Zoological Association of America.

(D) Reporting and Record-keeping Requirements:

(1) Legible records of all wildlife acquisitions and dispositions, including births, deaths, sales, slaughter and transport, shall be kept.

(2) Records shall include evidence of legal possession of all wildlife kept under the permit, including licenses, bills of sale, bills of lading, receipts, invoices or other satisfactory evidence of ownership. Records shall include date of acquisition, place of origin, and the name, address and telephone number of the person from whom the wildlife was acquired.

(3) Records of sale shall include the name, address and telephone number of the person to whom the wildlife was sold, and the number of each species sold to each person.

(4) Records must be retained throughout the time the wildlife is possessed by the permittee or for five years, whichever is longer.

(5) Holders of Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permits shall submit legible, complete monthly reports (forms available from the Commission) of their inventory and any births, deaths, sales or purchases of wildlife by the fifth of the following month.

(6) Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit holders who possess cervids in facilities larger than 25 acres where the animals are allowed free range may report an estimated inventory number based on a Commission-approved survey technique.

(7) Stock shall only be acquired from either a Commission-permitted Wildlife Breeder/Dealer or have been brought into the state in accordance with a Commission Wildlife Importation Permit. Permits will not be issued to and existing permits may be revoked for facilities that have acquired stock by any other method.

(E) Disease Testing and Control:

(1) The director of the Commission, in consultation with the director of the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission, or their designees, shall determine mechanisms and procedures for control of diseases and parasites in captive wildlife within Arkansas. Such mechanisms and procedures shall include, but not be limited to, examination, testing, quarantine and slaughter or destruction of individual animals and/or herds or flocks that are, or in the opinion of the Commission may be, infected with a disease or parasite that may have significant detrimental effect on native wildlife, other captive wildlife, livestock or the public health of the citizens of Arkansas.

(2) Examinations, testing, quarantine and slaughter of captive wildlife shall be conducted at the expense of the owner. As a condition of any permit issued under this addendum chapter, the Commission may require the captive wildlife be quarantined for a period specified by the Commission.

(3) All Cervids that die in captivity must be tested for chronic wasting disease. Copies of test results shall be forwarded to the Commission within seven days of receipt.

(4) Captive Cervid facilities must be in compliance with all Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission requirements.

(5) Permitted Wildlife Breeder/Dealer facilities in which birds are kept are required to adhere to Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission requirements regarding pullorum-typhoid disease tests and are encouraged to participate in the National Poultry Improvement Plan.

(6) Each Wildlife Breeder/Dealer facility where waterfowl are kept is required to test 60 birds for duck virus enteritis using the PCR technique every May. Facilities containing less than 60 birds shall test all birds in stock. Samples shall be taken by a licensed veterinarian and submitted to the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission at the owner's expense. Copies of test results shall be forwarded to the Commission within seven days of receipt.

(7) Flocks testing positive for duck virus enteritis shall be quarantined or destroyed by the owner or operator within 14 days and the carcasses disposed of in accordance with Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission regulations.

(F) Facility and Caging Requirements:

All wildlife possessed under a Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit in Arkansas shall be maintained in a permanent enclosure, pen, or cage strong enough to prevent escape of the wildlife and protect them from injury. All wildlife shall be maintained in humane and healthy conditions. Birds must be kept in buildings or covered pens that prevent escape and that do not allow entry of wild birds. Enclosures shall be kept in good repair at all times and gates shall be securely fastened with latches or locks. Enclosures, pens or cages considered unsafe by Commission personnel must be repaired or reconstructed within 10 days or as specified by the Commission.

(1) Facilities containing large carnivores and mountain lions shall meet the following requirements:

(a) A written plan of action shall be prepared and a copy submitted with permit application for use in the following events: Severe damage to enclosures from fire, wind, floods or other natural forces; animals attacking and/or injuring humans, and animals escaping enclosures. Plans should identify the location of temporary holding facilities and necessary mechanisms to safely transport large carnivores to these facilities. Recapture plans shall outline procedures for handling and recapturing escaped large carnivores. Plans should include a list of safety equipment which shall be available for use. The Commission shall immediately be notified upon the escape of any large carnivores or mountain lions. In the event of sickness, the name, address, phone number, and signature of the veterinarian who has agreed to care for the animal shall be provided.

(b) A perimeter fence sufficient to deter entry by the public, at least 8 feet tall shall completely surround cages where animals are housed or exercised outdoors. Perimeter fences that allow objects to be passed through them, such as chain link or welded wire, shall be at least 3 feet from cages or exercise areas.

(c) Warning signs must be posted at the entrance to the property.

(d) All cages or enclosures shall be equipped with an entrance or device that allows a keeper to enter or exit a cage without providing an avenue of escape to an animal (such as a double-gated entry door, interconnected cages that can be isolated from each other, a lock-down area, or other comparable device). Safety entrances shall be constructed of materials of equivalent strength as those prescribed for cage construction. Doors or gates in perimeter fences shall be locked when unattended.

(e) Cages shall be equipped with a lockout area that allows the keeper access while the animal is contained in a separate area.

(f) Cages shall be well braced and securely anchored at ground level to prevent escape by digging or erosion. The fasteners and fittings used in construction shall be of equivalent strength to the material required for cage construction.

(g) In facilities containing tigers, African lions and bears cage construction materials shall consist of at least 9-gauge chain link or equivalent materials. In facilities containing mountain lions, cage construction materials shall consist of at least 11-gauge chain link or equivalent materials. Juvenile animals may be kept in incubation or rearing facilities not meeting these standards until they weigh more than 25 pounds.

(h) Cages containing a single African lion, tiger or bear shall have a cage floor at least 300 square feet and shall be at least 8 feet tall. For each additional animal the cage size shall be increased 100 square feet.

(i) Cages containing a single mountain lion shall have a cage floor at least 200 square feet and shall be at least 8 feet tall. For each additional animal the cage size shall be increased 100 square feet.

(j) Large carnivores and mountain lions may temporarily be housed in cages or enclosures smaller than specified in this chapter while being transported, while in veterinary care or while being quarantined provided temporary caging is large enough for the animal to stand up, lie down and turn around without touching the sides of the enclosure or another animal.

(k) Open-top outdoor exercise areas are allowed providing they have vertical walls at least 12 feet tall, topped by either: an inward-angled overhang at an angle between 35 and 55 degrees, which is at least 2 feet long and of equal strength as the cage walls; or, two strands of electric fencing, one of which is 1 foot below the top of the vertical wall, and the other at the top of the wall or the upper 3 feet of the interior of the fence consists of sheer, solid metal. Animals may not be left in exercise areas overnight.

(l) Permit holders whose facility, including enclosures, pens and cages, is not in compliance with this Commission Addendum Chapter shall be notified in writing and shall have 10 days to correct the violation.

(m) If the violation has not been corrected in 10 days of notification, the Commission may revoke any existing permit and may refuse to issue any future permit. Such revocation or refusal to issue a future permit shall be in addition to any criminal charges that may be filed.

(G) Inspection:

(1) Any person issued a Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permit shall allow entry, at any reasonable hour, to Commission employees or their agents to inspect any wildlife and/or facilities kept under authority of the permit.

(2) Each permittee shall pen the captive wildlife in suitable pens and restrain them for inspection, at a reasonable time, when requested to do so by the employee or agent.

(H) Renewal, Transfer, Suspension and Revocation:

(1) Permits may be revoked for failure to comply with the terms of the permit or with the terms of this Commission Addendum Chapter.

(2) Persons in violation of the terms of this permit, violation of the Commission Addendum, or upon conviction of associated regulations of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, shall be notified in writing of such violations and shall have 20 days to respond.

(3) If, at the end of 20 days, just cause has not been given, the Commission may suspend or revoke any existing permit and refuse to issue any future permit. Permit suspension, revocation or refusal shall be in addition to any criminal charges that may be filed.

(4) Upon revocation, permit holder must legally remove all captive wildlife within the time designated in the revocation, not to exceed 60 days, and failure to do so shall result in the Commission taking action, per Commission policy, at the permit holder's expense.

(5) No existing permit can be transferred to another person, firm or corporation rearing, breeding, propagating, producing or distributing any member of the Cervidae family.

(6) Holders of Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permits for cervids or large carnivores whose facilities are void of their permitted species for one (1) year shall not have their permit renewed as of July 1, 2018.

G1.01 DEPREDATION PERMIT GENERAL PROVISIONS

The following general requirements shall apply with respect to all Depredation Permits:

(A) Landowners or their designees with Depredation Permits may be approved to use any of the following methods to control nuisance wildlife:

(1) Any trapping method legal for use in the fur-trapping season. Body-gripping traps with jaw spreads of up to 10 inches may be used inside buildings. Cage-

style live traps may be used. Traps set in the outdoors must be marked in accordance with Code 17.03.

(2) Firearms may be used day or night if specifically approved by the Commission employee issuing the permit.

(B) Persons having hunting/trapping privileges revoked are not eligible for a Depredation Permit.

Ml. 01 GEOCACHE REQUIREMENTS

(A) Persons placing geocaches on AGFC property must be at least 16 years

(B) Caches must be placed where designated by the Commission and must be clearly and permanently marked with the permit number.

(C) The Commission may remove any geocache without notice.

(D) Caches may not be buried. Vegetation or stones cannot be disturbed to place a cache without written approval of the Commission. The use of dead, downed debris to assist in concealing the cache is allowed.

(E) Metal detectors may not be used in cache searches.

(F) Geocaches are not allowed on Commission-owned WMAs.

S1.01 PUBLIC LAND ELK HUNTING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

(A) Public land elk hunting permits may be issued to applicants complying with the following requirements:

(1) The applicant must be at least 6 years old;

(2) The applicant must possess a valid Arkansas resident hunting license issued by the Commission and

(3) The applicant shall not have accrued 12 or more violation points for violating any wildlife regulation within five years of the application date; and

(4) The applicant must submit an online application (written applications will not be accepted) and pay any applicable application or permit fee(s).

(B) The requested permit shall be denied if:

(1) The applicant fails to meet any of the issuance criteria set forth in this addendum chapter;

(2) The applicant fails to disclose material information required, makes false statements as to any material fact in connection with the application;

(3) The applicant submits a duplicate or incomplete application; or

(4) The Commission finds, through further inquiry or investigation, the issuance of the permit may be potentially harmful to wildlife resources of the State.

(C) Permit holders must comply with the Commission's regulations related to hunting elk (Chapter 16.00; Addenda Al.09 and El.10) and any terms stated on the permit.

S1.02 PRIVATE LAND ELK HUNTING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

(A) Private land elk hunting permits may be issued to applicants complying with the following requirements:

(1) The applicant must be an owner of lands located within the private lands elk hunting zone (Addendum El.05);

(2) The applicant must possess a valid Arkansas hunting license issued by the Commission and

(3) The applicant shall not have accrued 12 or more violation points for violating any wildlife regulation within five years of the application date; and

(4) The applicant must submit a written application (available from the Commission) and pay any applicable application or permit fee(s).

(B) The requested permit shall be denied if:

(1) The applicant fails to meet any of the issuance criteria set forth in this addendum chapter;

(2) The applicant fails to disclose material information required, makes false statements as to any material fact in connection with the application;

(3) The applicant submits a duplicate or incomplete application; or

(4) The Commission finds, through further inquiry or investigation, the issuance of the permit may be potentially harmful to wildlife resources of the State.

(C) Permits will be issued as follows:

(1) Permits will be issued to eligible landowners for use on a specific property (contiguous acreage owned by a common owner).

(2) Each eligible landowner will receive permits based on acreage:

Acreage

Number of Permits*

<500

1 either sex and 2 antlerless

500-999

1 either sex and 3 antlerless

1,000-1,499

1 either sex and 4 antlerless

1,500-1,999

2 either sex and 4 antlerless

2,000+

2 either sex and 5 antlerless

* Subject to EMAP quota

(3) The landowner may transfer permits to persons of his or her choice, so long as the transferee possesses a valid Arkansas hunting license issued by the Commission and has not accrued 12 or more violation points for violating any wildlife regulation within the past five years.

(D) Permit holders must comply with the Commission's regulations related to hunting elk (Chapter 16.00; Addenda Al.09 and El. 10), any terms stated on the permit, and the Elk Management Assistance Program Standard Operating Procedure, as adopted August 2014 or as amended thereafter.

(5/25/2017)

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