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Legal Hunting Equipment

Legal Firearms

  • Crows may not be hunted with rifles or handguns larger than .22 caliber rimfire or with muzzleloaders larger than .40 caliber unless a modern gun or muzzleloading deer season, bear season or coyote season is open.
  • Crows may not be hunted with shotguns using slugs or shot larger than T shot.

Electronic Calls

Crows may be hunted with the aid of electronic calls

Legal Shooting Hours

Legal shooting hours for crows are from 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset.

Licenses Needed

  • Hunters 16 and older must have a valid Arkansas hunting license.
  • Hunters do not need to register with the Harvest Information Program or possess any migratory bird stamps to hunt crows.

Baiting Laws for Crows

  • Crows may not be hunted over bait.
  • Baiting standards for crows are the same as those for doves. .