Approved On: May 21, 2020
Effective On: June 7, 2020
- It is unlawful to hunt, fish, trap wildlife, release hunting dogs, or pursue wildlife with dogs, or retrieve harvested game upon the private property of another without having first obtained permission from an owner or lessee of the property.
- Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (A), it is unlawful for any person to hunt, fish, trap wildlife, release hunting dogs or pursue wildlife with dogs, upon the private property of another without carrying written permission from an owner or lessee of the property if the property is lawfully posted or fenced in compliance with one of the methods provided in Ark. Code Ann. §§ 18-11-404-405. The written permission must include the name of the person permitted upon the property, the signature and telephone number of the landowner or lessee, and the beginning and ending dates of the permission period.
EXCEPTION: Written permission is not required under subsection (B) if the person hunting, fishing or trapping wildlife is the spouse, parent, child, sibling, uncle, aunt, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, niece, nephew, grandchild, or grandparent of the owner or lessee of the private property and has actual permission of the owner or lessee.
PENALTY: Class 2