Approved On: May 19, 2022
Effective On: June 27, 2022
- It is unlawful to import bobcat or otter into Arkansas without an affixed CITES tag from the state of origin, or to export bobcat or otter pelts from Arkansas without a CITES tag affixed.
- It is unlawful for any person to possess an untagged otter (other than mounted specimens, tanned pelts, or animals in the possession of a taxidermist) from April 1 to the beginning of otter hunting and trapping seasons (Addendum A1.05).
EXCEPTION: A CITES tag does not need to be affixed to bobcat or otter pelts that are shipped out of state to be tanned and then returned to Arkansas.
PENALTY: Class 1