Chad dacus is with wildlife, fisheries and parks and talked about the difference between youth deer season and regular deer hunting continue reading youth deer hunting season is underway. Youth deer rifle help arkansas hunting your arkansas. It may be a good time to get the kids and introduceem to the old outdoors. Young hunters ages 6 to 15 across the state will be taking to the woods this weekend as the first session of missouris youth deer season is set for saturday and sunday, oct. Deer hunting new deer harvest reporting requirement. The 2015 records show a total of 2697 deer harvested in this area with 1229 antlerless deer and 1468 bucks. In zone 2 counties, youths may harvest up to 4 deer with a firearm during this special youthonly weekend firearms season.
Arkansas game and fish commission hunting guidebook 201516. Special requirements, bag limits, and restrictions may apply for youthonly whitetailed deer hunting seasons. Army corps of engineers managed lands which designate the squirrel youth season in. Youth ages 1015 can participate in a special deer season that runs from thursday, oct. You may take only two antlered deer during the archery and firearms deer hunting seasons combined. Some overseas fella will help u check ur deer in ar, cant even talk to someone that lives in ar. The season limit is one antlered deer for all portions of the firearms deer season. For young deer hunters, there is the additional weekend at the end of the firearms deer season. Click on the calendar icon in the table s to see the date setting process for each specieshunting season. Deer taken during controlled hunts or during the holiday antlerless deer gun season do not count toward the. Were getting up close and personal with several whitetail bucks in this september archery hunt.
Deer hunting california department of fish and wildlife. An antlerpoint restriction applies in some counties. A recreational opportunity for youngsters interested in the outdoors. The deer season dates are part of the 201516 general hunting regulations approved during the commissions monthly meeting. Published on oct 29, 2015 arkansass archery season is the first deer season to open each fall. Of course, youth hunters can hunt during the regular hunting seasons too. Sitting, in the military concept, means using a seated position and bracing the rifle with both elbows on knees. Youth only waterfowl season requires the youth to be accompanied by a person 18 years of age or older.
Many areas of the state have herds that have become out of balance because of the sentiment that. The harvest was a slight decrease from the previous season harvest of 2,199. The antlerpoint restriction does not apply during the youth portions of the deer season. Some take method seasons may be closed in some areas.
Hunting, trapping season dates summary includes deer and bear zone maps migratory bird. Onehalf hour before sunrise to onehalf hour after sunset. If you have more than one permit, you must use them in another portion. Statewide limit of 6 deer per season with no more than 2 bucks. Special requirements, bag limits, and restrictions may apply for youth only whitetailed deer hunting seasons. Youth harvest over 2500 deer during late portion, howell. In zone 2 counties, youths may harvest up to 4 deer with a firearm during this special youth only weekend firearms season. Last years late youth portion harvest total was 1,123. Arkansass antlerless only modern gun deer hunt october 1014, 2015 the antlerless only modern gun deer hunt was instituted in 2011 to help manage arkansass. Kentucky deer season opens saturday courierjournal.
Aside from a properfitting shotgun, a good supply of shotgun shells, and a mentor, special equipment isnt needed. This includes deer archery, youth deer gun, deer muzzleloader and deer gun seasons. Youth 16 and younger, who possess a valid deer permit, may hunt during this special season under adult supervision. For the purposes of the arkansas state game and fish code of regulations, the. Arkansas game and fish commission hunting guidebook 201718. Youth free hunting days are traditionally set as the first full weekend after sept. Deer seasons and limits by zone arkansas game and fish. November 11 december 6, 2020 closes november 29, 2020 in wmu a youth deer weekend. Agfc deer program coordinator cory gray told commissioners that hunters checked 208,075 deer. Special youth hunting weekends for wild turkey, whitetailed deer and waterfowl allow youngsters to hunt and gain valuable experience without competing against adults. Hunting season opening dates southwest arkansas news. Oct 31 2020 to nov 01 2020 nov 27 2020 to nov 29 2020. Youth 17 or younger on the date of the hunt can participate, but must be accompanied by an adult who is at least 18 years of age. Youth hunters harvested a combined total of 16,615 deer during the early and late youth.
Deer management assistance program the arkansas game and fish commissions mission is to conserve and enhance arkansas s fish and wildlife and their habitats while promoting sustainable use, public understanding and support. Take a youth hunting missouri department of conservation. Get the 20142015 bow, muzzleloader, firearm, and youth hunting season dates for hunting mule deer. Youth 16 and younger, who possess a valid deer permit, may hunt during this special season under adult. These youth hunting events are scheduled one weekend prior to the normal hunting season and are open to residents and nonresidents 15 years of age and younger. This special youth deer season is on the second weekend of october october 1112, 2014. To participate, you must be at least 6 and no older than 15 on the opening day of the early. Allen county will be managed for deer as zone 3 this season. During the october youth only firearms season, the appropriate hunting license and deer permits are required for hunters ages 1215.
Arkansas youthonly deer hunt scheduled for cooks lake. Note that this is a biennial season setting year and wmu specific eithersex days will not be approved until later this spring. During the october youthonly firearms season, the appropriate hunting license and deer permits are required for hunters ages 1215. The special youth turkey season will be held april 910, 2016. Youth only hunting seasons occur for turkeys, squirrels, whitetailed deer, and waterfowl. January 25, 2015 jill hash photo submitted by jill hash jayce hash, 9, of mayflower killed buck in faulkner county during the statewide youth deer season with a. Jefferson city preliminary data from the missouri department of conservation shows that young deer hunters ages 6 through 15 checked 2,520 deer during missouris late youth portion of the 20152016 deer hunting season, which ran january 23.
Youthonly hunting seasons occur for turkeys, squirrels, whitetailed deer, and waterfowl. The ozark isle special deer hunt is to help improve the deer herd in this area through the provision of a recreational opportunity. General hunting seasons oklahoma department of wildlife. Youth hunters may take deer with firearms, or any other legal method, statewide. All modern guns may be used during modern gun deer season with the following exceptions. White river national wildlife refuge, the arkansas game and fish commission and the arkansas game and fish foundation will be holding a youthonly deer hunt at cooks lake during the 20 hunting. A private land antlerlessonly modern gun deer hunt in zones 1, 1a, 2.
Resident any season whitetailed deer permit whitetailed deer buck, doe or fawn resident any season whitetailed deer permits are valid statewide in any season, provided legal equipment is used for that season. Permits are required to hunt elk on private and public lands. Youth hunting season started over the weekend and kids and families are out on the hunt. The modern gun deer hunting season starts in november and. Published on nov 9, 2015 drew and zack speers both tag great public land whitetail bucks in the ouachita national forest while filming for sharing jed outdoors tv. September 15 december 15, 2020 closes december 8 in wmu a muzzleloader. Deer season dates by wildlife management unit hunting new. Kansas youth deer season from left garrett, jenna, and riley. For more information check the 201516 hunting and trapping guide or go to.
Thats why first security is proud to support the arkansas youth. Little rock the arkansas game and fish commission set the arkansas deer seasons last week, with modern gun deer season opening nov. Arkansas offers quite an array of hunting, including bear, alligator and turkey, as well as more traditional animals such as elk and deer. The table below shows the whitetailed deer harvest data for newton county in the state of arkansas for the season beginning in the year 2015. Get the 20142015 bow, muzzleloader, firearm, and youth hunting season dates for hunting whitetailed deer. For more information check the 2015 16 hunting and trapping guide or go to. October 24 25, 2020 note that this is a biennial season setting year and wmu specific eithersex days will not be approved until later this spring. Youth season hunts at black creek whitetail deer hunting. Get the 2014 2015 bow, muzzleloader, firearm, and youth hunting season dates for hunting mule deer. These dates are provided only as a general reference. Youth season hunting in alabama whitetail deer hunting and. Arkansas deer seasons set for 201516 sporting life arkansas. We are proud to have a special youth season deer hunt starting friday, november 15th at lunch and ending after the morning hunt on sunday november 17th.
A great opportunity for kids when the hunting pressure is low and chances for success are high. In zone 3 and 4 counties, youth hunters may take up to 2 deer with a firearm during this special weekend season. Hunting seasons and application dates nebraska game and. One antlerless deer with each required antlerless license. Deer management assistance program the arkansas game and fish commissions mission is to conserve and enhance arkansass fish and wildlife and their habitats while promoting sustainable use, public understanding and support. Big game species covered in this regulation includes deer mule deer and whitetailed deer, fall turkey, fall javelina. White river national wildlife refuge, the arkansas game and fish commission and the arkansas game and fish foundation will be holding a youth only deer hunt at cooks lake during the 20 hunting. Oct 29, 2015 published on oct 29, 2015 arkansas s archery season is the first deer season to open each fall. This annual booklet includes season dates, bag limits, hunt types, open areas, rules, regulations, drawing application details, and other requirements for the hunting of most big game, small game, other wildlife in arizona. Beginning with the 20152016 season every purchaser of a deer tags must report their harvest, even if they were unsuccessful, or if they did not hunt. Youth hunters are able to harvest one deer of either sex. Seasons and bag limits for license year july 1, 2021june 30, 2022 will be proposed at the january 2021 meeting of the board of game commissioners. It is unlawful other than a youth six to 15 years of age to hunt deer during the. Deer hunters in nebraska are required to have a statewide or unit deer permit and a habitat stamp.
If you want to take additional antlered deer, you must hunt on an archers hunting permit during the archery deer season or in a managed hunt where antlered deer can be taken. Only one deer of either sex may be taken during the early youth portion. Arkansas hunting seasons, 20192020 hunting season hq. Nov 12, 2015 prone shooting is rare in arkansas deer hunting. For successful hunters, the report must be made within 30 days of harvesting a deer or by january 31, whichever date is first. The arkansas deer season dates are part of the 201415 general hunting regulations approved during the commissions monthly meeting. This includes 3 days2 nights lodging, meals, and a 243 youth rifle along with a gift bag. Deer taken during controlled hunts or during the holiday antlerless deer gun season do not count toward the combined season limit. Get the 2014 2015 bow, muzzleloader, firearm, and youth hunting season dates for hunting whitetailed deer. Resident anyseason whitetailed deer permit whitetailed deer buck, doe or fawn resident anyseason whitetailed deer permits are valid statewide in any season, provided legal equipment is used for that season.111 1434 85 1451 579 1547 702 1185 336 1297 460 678 1636 773 1499 1035 907 786 95 693 693 164 158 684 143 1418 671 1338 753 29 701 582 188 192 571 1366 689 1231 1353 431 1174 1024 283 33 1375 701