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Arkansas - 2016 Season

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ZoneDatesNotes
1, 2, 3, 4B, 5, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 10, 17Apr 16 - May 1Bounded on the north, south and west by state lines, excluding Zone 1A. In the southwest, bounded by the Little and Red Rivers until the Red meets AR-82, then west to AR-29 and south to the state line. In the northeast, bounded by the Current River, then the Black river southwest to Newport. From there it follows US-67 SE to Little Rock, then AR-15 SW to US-79, then NW to US-165, then south and east to AR-130, then north to AR-33, north to I-40, then east to Brinkley. From Brinkley, SW on AR-302 to AR-86, SW to AR-17, NE on AR-1, then AR-316 until AR-318, then south to AR-20, then east and north to Helena. From Helena, US-49 west to AR-1, then north to US-79, then NE to I-40 and east to the Mississippi River. The boundary follows the river and the state line north to the AR-MO-TN junction point. Zone 5 resides within a line from US-62 at Collins SW to US-49, then to Jonesboro, then north and west on US-63, then NE on AR-228 to AR-141, then to US-62, then via AR-139 to the state line.
4, 4A, 5A, 9AApr 16 - Apr 24Remainder of the state, roughly the SW corner and the NE corner of the state.
1AClosedNorthwest corner of the state, bounded on the south and east by US-62
Youth: 1, 2, 3, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9A, 10, 17Apr 9 - Apr 10Open only to hunters ages 6-15, who may also hunt during regular seasons. Youths who have completed hunter education must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older. Youths who have not completed hunter education must be under the direct supervision of an adult 21 or older.

Additional Information

Bag LimitZoneLimit
Statewide2 adult gobblers or bearded hens
no jakes
Max. 1 turkey daily
Statewide
Youth
2 adult gobblers, bearded hens, or jakes
Max. 1 jake
Max. 1 turkey daily
Hunting TimesAreaTimes
Statewide1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset
Arms & AmmoTypeDetails
Shotgun10 gauge or smaller
ShotMust be #2 common shot or smaller
ArcheryCrossbow and bow & arrow permitted