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What’s open for hunting
Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas:

American Woodcock: Nov. 8-Dec. 6 and Dec. 27-Jan. 11.

Bear: Archery, bear zones 1 and 2: Oct. 1-Nov. 30 (closes earlier if quota is reached), bear zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7: closed. Muzzleloader, bear zones 1 and 2: Oct. 18-21 (closes earlier if quota is reached), bear zones 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6 and 7: closed. Modern Gun, bear zones 1 and 2: Nov. 1-30 (closes earlier if quota is reached), bear zone 5: Dec. 13-21 (closes earlier if quota is reached), bear zone 5A: Dec. 6-21 (closes earlier if quota is reached) bear zones 3, 4, 6 and 7: closed.

Common Moorhen and Purple Gallinule: Sept. 1-Nov. 9.

Common Snipe: Nov. 1-Feb. 15.

Coyote: Sept. 1-Feb. 29 and from the first day of Spring turkey season through the last day of Spring squirrel season (June 12).

Crow: Sept. 6-Feb. 26 (Thursdays through Mondays).

Deer: Archery, all zones Oct. 1-Feb. 15. Muzzleloader, all zones except 4 and 5: Oct. 18-21 and Dec. 20-22. Zones 4 and 5: closed. Modern gun, deer zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8,10 and 11: Nov. 8-16 and Nov. 27-Dec. 7; deer zone 4: Nov. 8-9; deer zone 5: Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16; deer zones 4A, 5A, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16: Nov. 8-Dec. 7; deer zones 16A and 17: Nov. 15-Dec. 25; Christmas holiday modern gun deer hunt, all zones: Dec. 26-28.

Dove: Sept. 6-28, Nov. 22-30 and Dec. 20-Jan. 15.

Furbearers: Trapping: sunrise, Nov. 14-sunset, Feb. 8. Hunting: sunrise, Sept. 1-sunset, Feb. 29. Raccoon day or night hunting season: Nov. 14-March 31. Raccoon night hunting season: July 1-Aug. 31.

Muskrat, nutria and beaver: Sunrise, Nov. 14-sunset, March 31

Quail: Nov. 1-Feb. 8

Rabbit: Sept. 6-Feb. 29

Raccoon: Extended Hunting Season: November 14, 2003-March 31, 2004

Squirrel: North zone: Sept. 6-Feb. 29 and May 8-June 12; south zone: Oct. 4-Feb. 29 and May 8-June 12

Teal: Sept. 13-28.

Turkey: Archery: all zones Oct. 1-Feb. 15. Firearms: turkey zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 7A, 8 and 17, Oct. 25-31. Closed in zones 1A, 4, 4A, 4B, 5, 5A, 5B, 9, 9A and 10.

Virginia and Sora Rails: Sept. 1-Nov. 9.

Waterfowl: Nov. 22 - Dec. 7, Dec. 12 - Dec. 24 and Dec. 26 - Jan. 25, 2004.

 

 

 

 

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