b'Dale Bumpers White River NWRMost U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service refuges require that a signed permit be carried while hunting. Contact the refuge for this permit and for additional refuge regulations. Unless noted, migratory game bird and waterfowl season dates, hunting times and regulations are the same as statewide. It is unlawful to use any device that simulates wing movement or movement of any kind through electrical or mechanical means, except traditional jerk strings.Dale Bumpers White River NWR NORTH UNIT (north of Highway 1) military/veteran Openstatewideduckseasonandyouth/active www.fws.gov/whiteriver hunt days. Coot may be taken if in season. Waterfowl hunters may South Zone 145, North Zone 146 / Counties: Arkansas, Desha,not enter the hunt area earlier than 4 a.m.Monroe, Phillips counties SOUTH UNIT (south of Highway 1)PERMIT Closed, Exception: Jacks Bay Hunt Area open every Tuesday, Thursday,Saturday,Sundayandyouth/activemilitary/veteran An AnnualPublicUsePermitisrequiredtohunt,fish,launchhunt days during the statewide duck season. Coot may be taken if boatsandutilizecampgroundsonDaleBumpersWhiteRiverin season. Waterfowl hunters may not enter the hunt area earlier NWR and must be in your possession (paper copy or on yourthan 4 a.m. Boating is prohibited in the hunt area, except during phone).Itcertifiesthatyouunderstandandwillcomplywiththe designated hunt day and times.Jrefuge regulations in the User Brochure 2020-2021. Permits are valid August 1, 2020July 31, 2021. The permit cost is $20.00Reprint with Permission. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for those 16 years of age and over and is free to those 15 yearsWaterfowl Hunting Guidebook 2020-21ofageandyounger. Therevenuegeneratedfromthesaleof these permits stays on Dale Bumpers White River NWR to helpUS Fish & Wildlife Service - Waterfowladminister,maintain,andimprovehunting,fishing,andotherwww.fws.gov/refuge/white_riveroutdoor recreation on the Refuge.Holders of other permits, passes and/or Duck Stamps are notDuck hunting is permitted until 12 noon on all Refuge lands exempt from the Annual Public Use Permit requirement. To obtain(includingouttracts).Retrieverdogsarepermitted.Only an Annual Public Use Permit please visit the Refuge website atportable blinds are permitted. Waterfowl hunters may not www.fws.gov/refuge/white_river/ and follow the link provided onenterrefugedesignatedhuntareasuntil4am.Blinds, the Home page. See Required Permits section inside the brochureblind material, and decoys must be removed from the refuge for more information. by 1 pm each day.Waterfowl hunting is closed on the White River from Holly Users are no longer required to carry a signed copy of theLake downstream to Benzal Bridge.brochure while on the Refuge. possess, or take or attempt to take waterfowl with the ToWaterfowl hunting ends at noon.use of, any simulated wing movement decoy or any decoyDecoys, blinds and all other equipment must be removed daily other than an artificial decoy that imitates the appearance of by 1 p.m. waterfowl: contains no moving parts or electrical components; andisnotsubjectedtoanyartificialmeansthatmakes LEVEE HUNT AREAitappeartomove,splashorcauseripplesisprohibited. Open every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and youth/active military/ Exception: Manually operated jerk strings may be used to veteran hunt days during the statewide duck season. Coot maysimulate decoy movement. (See Code on page 29)UNIT:Openstatewideduckseason,andspecial be taken if in season. Waterfowl hunters may not enter the refugeNORTH earlierthan4a.m.LeveehuntareamayONLYbeaccessedyouth, veteran and active-duty military hunt day(s). Ducks, fromtheWhiteRiverLevee.Vehiclesmusttravelongravelcoots and mergansers may be taken during statewide duck roads. Vehicles must park at the end or along the shoulder ofseason.gravel roads. Walk-in or nonmotorized boats only. See BoatingWaterfowl hunting on Kansas Lake Area is prohibited. UNIT: CLOSED, EXCEPTION: JACKS BAY HUNT regulations on WMAs and NWRs - page 27. SOUTH AREA open every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and special youth, veteran and active-duty military hunt day(s) of MANAGEMENT the statewide duck season. For management purposes, most of the lands within the refuge LEVEE HUNT AREA: Open every Monday, Wednesday, and have been divided into a North Unit and a South Unit which areFridayandspecialyouth,veteranandactive-dutymilitary separated by Arkansas Highway 1. Maps of Refuge out-lying tractshunt day(s) of the statewide duck season. Levee hunt area are available upon request.These outtracts are open for hunting inmay ONLY be accessed from the White River levee.Vehicles accordance with state seasons and bag limits of surrounding zonemust travel on gravel roads. Vehicles must park at the end or (except waterfowl hunting ends at noon). All users are permittedalong the shoulder of gravel roads. Walk-in or non-motorized on the refuge in accordance with State and Federal regulations asboats only. Ducks, coots and mergansers may be taken on supplemented by the following special refuge regulations. these areas during statewide duck season. Stuttgart, Arkansas 2020 Official Sportsmans Guide 33'