What is the season limit on deer? Four, maybe

LITTLE ROCK, AR (AGFC) - It's a common question. What is the season limit on deer in Arkansas?

But the answer isn't so simple.

The season bag limit is four deer, provided at least one deer is taken in one of the zones or areas listed below. No more than two may be legal bucks. Additional restrictions may apply within certain zones, wildlife management areas and national wildlife refuges.

The zones or areas where four deer may be taken are Deer Zones 12, 13, 14, 15 and 17, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita WMA, Big Timber WMA, Blevins WMA, Casey Jones WMA, Choctaw Island WMA, Crossett Experimental Forest WMA, Cut-Off Creek WMA, DeGray Lake WMA, Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois D'Arc WMA, Falcon Bottoms Natural Area WMA, Felsenthal NWR, Gum Flats WMA, Hope Upland WMA, Howard County WMA, Lafayette County WMA, Lake Greeson WMA, Little Bayou WMA, Little River WMA, Nacatoch Ravines Natural Area WMA, Overflow NWR, Ozan WMA, Poison Springs WMA, Pond Creek NWR, Provo WMA, Sandhills Natural Area WMA, Seven Devils WMA, Spring Bank WMA, Sulphur River WMA, Terre Noire Natural Area WMA, Trusten Holder WMA, Two Bayou Creek WMA, Warren Prairie Natural Area WMA and White Cliffs Natural Area WMA.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission strongly suggests hunters study the 2009-2010 Hunting Guidebook before going into the field. Seek out the area where you will be hunting and read the rules for that area.