If you're looking to hunt in the great state of Alaska, then you'll need to familiarize yourself with the hunting seasons and licensing requirements.

In this blog post, we will outline everything you need to know in order to obtain a hunting license in Alaska. We will also provide information on what types of game you can expect to hunt during each season.

So, whether you're a first-time hunter or a seasoned pro, read on for all the info you need to get started!

Hunting In Arkansas

It's no secret that Arkansas is a great place to hunt. The state is home to an abundance of deer, turkey, and other game, and its forests provide plenty of covers for animals to roam. But what is it like to hunt in Arkansas?

For starters, the weather can be a bit unpredictable. You might wake up to a cold, foggy morning, only to find that the sun is out and the temperatures are rising by noon. That's why it's important to dress in layers and be prepared for anything.

The terrain can also be challenging. Arkansas is known for its hills and valleys, which can make the tracking and stalking game a bit more difficult. But that's all part of the fun, and it's all part of the challenge of hunting in Arkansas.

No matter what you're hunting for, you're sure to find it in Arkansas. The state is home to a variety of game, and there's always something new to discover. So get out there and start exploring. You never know what you might find.

Arkansas Alligator Seasons

General Season Sept. 17-20 and Sept. 24-27

*Alligator hunting is only permitted by a hunting permit drawing. Only one alligator may be bagged per season. Selected hunters are required to attend a hunter orientation course.

Arkansas Bear Seasons

Archery Sept. 25-Nov. 30
Muzzleloader Oct. 16-24
Modern Gun Nov. 13-Dec. 5**
Youth Modern Gun Nov. 6-7

**Dates and bag limits vary by zone. Some zones are closed to bear hunting. Baiting bears is not permitted on public lands, though it is allowed on private property in designated bear zones.

Arkansas Deer Seasons, Opening Dates*

Archery Sept. 25-Feb. 28
Muzzleloader Oct. 16-24 and Dec. 11-20**
Modern Gun Nov. 13-Dec. 5 and Dec. 26-28**
Youth Modern Gun Nov. 6-7 and Jan. 1-2
Private Land Antlerless Only Dec. 29-31

**Season end dates vary by zone. Statewide limit of 6 deer per season with no more than 2 bucks. Some take method seasons may be closed in some areas.

Arkansas Elk Seasons

Public Land Oct. 4-8 and Oct. 25-29
Youth Hunt Oct. 2-3 and Oct. 23-24

Permits are required to hunt elk on private and public lands. Youth Hunt is the first two days of each season. Bag limits vary by zone.

Arkansas Turkey Seasons

Spring Turkey TBD
Youth Hunt TBD

Arkansas Small Game Seasons

Quail Nov. 1-Feb. 6
Swamp/Cottontail Rabbit Sept. 1-Feb. 28
Squirrel May 15-Feb. 28

How To Get A Hunting License In Arkansas?

Depending on your age, you may be required to have the Hunter Education Certificate in order to legally buy a license or permit to hunt.

  1. Complete the Arkansas hunter education certification requirements.
  2. Choose the correct license type.
  3. Buy the license through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission website or an Arkansas–approved retailer.

Arkansas License Expiration

Hunting licenses expire on June 30 of each year. Arkansas residents are able to purchase a lifetime hunting license.

Where to Buy an Arkansas Hunting License

Bag limits, special seasons and hunting regulations for Arkansas hunting seasons do vary based on animal and seasons. In many seasons, hunting with dogs is not permitted. For more information on obtaining licenses, permits and regulations, visit the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission website.

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