LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -(Ammoland.com)- The application period for Arkansas’s special urban bowhunts for the 2017-18 hunting season is now open and will run until 6:30 p.m., August 18.
Hunters interested in participating in the Cherokee Village, Russellville, Fairfield Bay, Horseshoe Bend, Heber Springs and Hot Springs Village hunts should visit their website to register online or contact J.D. Crawford at [email protected]
Hunters wishing to participate in the Bull Shoals or Lakeview hunts should contact the Bull Shoals Urban Bowhunters Association’s President Bill Craker at [email protected]
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission works with these two bowhunting groups in order to help administer needed hunts in urban areas.
“We’re fortunate to have these two partners step up and help administer these hunts, ensure the hunters are proficient and discreet and coordinate with the cities to prevent any conflicts,” said Ralph Meeker “Hunting is the most efficient means we have to control deer populations, and these hunts allow hunters to enjoy their sport while contributing to needy Arkansans throughout the state.”
As a stipulation of the hunt, all hunters must donate their first adult deer harvested to Arkansas Hunters Feeding …Read the Rest