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Arkansas Regulations Coyote season 2008-2009

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2008-2009 Coyote, Bobcat, & Fox Seasons in Arkansas

Description
Season Dates
Limits


Coyote

Statewide:  sunrise, July. 1, 2008-sunset, Feb. 28, 2009. Dogs allowed to hunt coyote during the day. Coyote may not be hunted at night.
Statewide:  first day of spring turkey season through the last day of spring squirrel season. Day hunting only – No dogs allowed.
No bag limit on coyote. Dogs are not allowed in deer zones where a firearms deer season is in progress that prohibits the use of dogs. During youth turkey hunts, only youths may take coyotes.
Coyote may also be taken during daylight hours with archery equipment, firearms no larger than .30 caliber or shotguns with shot no larger than T shot. Coyotes may be taken during daylight hours of any open deer, bear, spring turkey or spring squirrel season with hunting equipment legal for that season.

No daily limit
on coyotes

Bobcat and coyote may be taken during day light hours with archery equipment, firearms no larger than .30 caliber or shotguns with shot no larger than T shot. Bobcat and coyote may be taken during daylight hours of any open deer, bear, spring turkey or spring squirrel season with hunting equipment legal for that season.

Note: Wildlife Management Areas have specific seasons and restrictions for furbearers.  Refer to the specific WMA information in the Hunting Guidebook for seasons and restrictions for that WMA

Coyote Trapping                         
Coyote Statewide:  sunrise, Aug. 1-sunset, March 31.

No limit

 During furbearer season, only snares, box traps, smooth-jawed steel leg-hold or Conibear-type traps may be used for trapping. For recommended methods of trapping coyote, please refer to: Trapping Coyotes

Gray Fox, Red Fox

Sunrise , September 1, 2008–Sunset, February 28, 2009. 
Bag limit is two per day. Foxes may be taken during daylight hours with a method legal for that season and zone during the fox hunting season. Foxes may also be taken during daylight hours with firearms no larger than .30 caliber.

Limit 2 per day

Firearms Regulation Changes for Coyote Effective in 2001

The restriction on rifles used for hunting coyotes was raised to .30 caliber or smaller. Previously, the rule had been .25 caliber or smaller.

"Coyote"

Want more info on AR 2008-2009 Hunting Regulations? Click on the AGFC link below.

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission