Commissioners also removed two zones on Arkansas land east of the Mississippi River. Zone 17A, which included adjacent Tennessee land, and Zone 17B, which included adjacent Mississippi land, are in Zone 17.
The spring 2011 turkey season youth hunt will be April 9-10 for the entire state.
The statewide spring turkey season will be April 16-May 3 in zones 1, 2, 3, 4B, 5, 5B, 6, 7, 7A, 8, 9, 10 and 17, and April 16-26 in zones 4, 4A, 5A and 9A. Zone 1A will be closed.
The bag limit for the spring season is no more than one legal turkey per day and no more than two legal turkeys during the season. Youth may harvest one jake as part of their two-bird limit, either during the youth hunt or statewide hunt, but adult hunters will be limited to mature gobblers.
In other business, the Commission: