Welcome to our live countdown to upcoming Arkansas hunting season dates! Below you’ll find exactly how long you’ll have to wait in weeks, days, hours, minutes, and down to the very second until your favorite Arkansas hunting seasons begin.

Check back often to see countdown updates to more hunting seasons in Arkansas.

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Arkansas Rifle Deer Season starts on 11/10/2012 and ends 12/2/2012

Arkansas Deer Hunting Season Dates:

Opens Statewide: 11/10/2012

Closes: Varies by Hunting Zone (see Arkansas Hunting Zone Map)

Bag Limits:

Varies by Hunting Zone (see Arkansas Hunting Zone Map)


Arkansas Duck Season starts about 11/17/2012:

Arkansas Duck Season Dates:

not released yet

Bag Limits:

6 Duck Limit, more details when we get them

 

 



 

Arkansas Dove Season starts about 9/1/2012

Mourning Dove

Arkansas Hunting Season Dates:

Opens: Dates not released

Bag Limits: 

Daily limit is 15. Possession limit is 30.


Eurasian Collared Dove

Arkansas Hunting Season Dates:

Opens: Dates not released
 

Bag Limits: 

No daily bag or possession limit.


Arkansas Archery Deer Season starts

Arkansas Hunting Season Dates:

Opens: 9/15/2012

Closes: 2/28/2013

Bag Limits:

Zones: 1; 1A; 2; 3; 6; 6A; 7; 8; 8A; 9; 10; 13; 14; 15; 16; 16A

Seasonal Statewide Bag Limit: Six deer, no more than two legal bucks.
Zone Limit: Four deer, no more than two legal bucks. No more than two legal bucks or up to four does may be taken with archery tackle. No dogs.

More Information:

Hunting deer over bait is prohibited Feb. 1-28. Bowhunters may harvest deer according to archery limits during open firearms season, but must wear hunter orange.
 



Arkansas Muzzleloader Season starts

Arkansas Muzzleloader Season Dates:

Zones: 1; 1A; 9; 14; 15; 16; 16A

Opens: 10/20/2012

Closes: 10/28/2012

 

 

Bag Limits:

Varies by Hunting Zone (see Arkansas Hunting Zone Map)