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Arkansas Hunting

Seasons, Licenses, Regulations

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Known ForWorld-class hunting opportunities for duck, dove, and turkey

TerrainRanges from low mountains in the northwest to flat, fertile, swampy lands in the east

Government Lands4,568,304 acres

Government Lands %13%

Private Lands29,465,910 acres

Private Lands %87%

Arkansas

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

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Bear

Total black bear Boone and Crockett records for Arkansas: 23

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

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Elk

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Elk Permit

Requires Sportsman License. Residents only.

Resident: $5

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

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Alligator

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Alligator Permit

Requires Sportsman License. Residents only.

Resident: $5

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

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Hog

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

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Turkey

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

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Coyote

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Annual Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers. Valid through June 30. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $110

5-Day Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers for the five-day period specified. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $70

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

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Bobcat

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Annual Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers. Valid through June 30. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $110

5-Day Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers for the five-day period specified. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $70

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

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Fox

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Annual Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers. Valid through June 30. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $110

5-Day Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers for the five-day period specified. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $70

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

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Quail

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Annual Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers. Valid through June 30. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $110

5-Day Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers for the five-day period specified. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $70

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

Purchase a License

Duck

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Annual Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers. Valid through June 30. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $110

5-Day Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers for the five-day period specified. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $70

Arkansas Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $35

Federal Duck Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

Purchase a License

Goose

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Annual Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers. Valid through June 30. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $110

5-Day Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers for the five-day period specified. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $70

Arkansas Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $35

Federal Duck Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

Purchase a License

Dove

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Annual Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers. Valid through June 30. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $110

5-Day Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers for the five-day period specified. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $70

Arkansas Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $35

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

Purchase a License

Rabbit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, including bear, using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $350

5-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the five-day period specified. Three game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $180

3-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for the three-day period specified. Two game tags are included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $125

1-Day All Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species, excluding bear, for a one-day period specified. One game tag is included with this license. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $55

Annual Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers. Valid through June 30. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $110

5-Day Small Game Hunting License

Entitles the holder to hunt all species of small game and furbearers for the five-day period specified. NFT required to trap furbearers.

Nonresident: $70

Sportsman License

Entitles the holder to hunt all game species using modern gun, muzzleloader or archery, and to take a total bag limit of deer. Also allows the holder to hunt furbearers. TP required to trap furbearers. Valid through June 30. Six deer tags and two turkey tags are included with this license.

Resident: $25

Regulations

Purchase a License