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October 27, 2010 Arkansas Outdoors Newsletter

Date10/27/2010
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AGFC drops draft proposal to consider new FOI rules for the agency; Public provides important feedback
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission announced Monday it will withdraw a draft proposal that outlined new Freedom of Information rules and procedures for the agency.

Spring turkey season dates set by AGFC
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission last week approved an 18-day spring turkey season. The season framework was approved after a review of recent harvests, brood surveys and gobbling chronology data, along with input from turkey hunters.

Five is statewide deer limit, but check zone rules
The question has been answered many times but still pops up often. What is the season limit for deer?
The answer is five, of which only two can be bucks. The answer has another part, too. Zone limits have to be observed.

Dry weather affects state's wildlife management areas
The summer and early fall of 2010 has been an exceptionally dry period across much of the state, and water levels on Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management areas reflect the weather pattern.


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