Approved On: Oct. 15, 2020
Effective On: Jan. 1, 2021
It is unlawful to, for commercial purposes,take, attempt to take, or possess paddlefish or sturgeon, or their parts including eggs (roe), from:
- That part of the White River (including any backwaters) immediately above the Newport Access and proceeding upstream to the boat ramp at Jacksonport State Park.
- The following border waters with Louisiana: Red River in Hempstead, Lafayette, Little River, and Miller counties; Ouachita River from the Louisiana state line to 100 yards below Felsenthal Lock and Dam; Bayou Bartholomew from the Louisiana state line to its source in Jefferson County; Bodcau Bayou from the Louisiana state line to the base of Lake Erling Dam; Boeuf River from the Louisiana state line to its source in Chicot County; and Bayou Macon from the Louisiana state line to its source in Desha County.
- The portion of the Arkansas River extending from Trimble Lock and Dam upstream to the Oklahoma state line except for during permitted special seasons determined by the Commission.
PENALTY: Class 3