LITTLE ROCK, AR (AGFC) - If you have doubts about the value of hunter education, ask someone who has been there, completed the course and received the required certification.
Hunter ed is a valuable tool for Arkansas outdoors people and not just those who go after deep, ducks, turkey, squirrels and other game.
If you were born after Dec. 31, 1968, you are required to have hunter education certification and to carry the certifying card with you while hunting. Hunter education certification can be obtained by three methods.
Arkansans may call (501) 223-6378 or toll-free (800) 482-5795 and request a CD-ROM be mailed to take the course on their home computer. The student must complete each section of the self-study course and schedule a supervised final examination at an official testing site.
Online Self-Study Course
Persons may visit www.beasafehunter.org complete each section of the course online. They must take a supervised final examination at an official testing site to complete the course.
These are taught by volunteer instructors at a number of locations around the state. Attendance at all meetings of a class plus passing a written exam at the end is required.
Hunter education classes: