ARKANSAS, USA — According to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), the 2023 bear hunting season began on Sept. 13 and will last until either the bag quota is reached, or Nov. 30, whichever comes first.
5COUNTRY is divided between two Bear Zones:
- Bear Zone 1: Benton, Washington, and Madison counties
- Bear Zone 2:Sebastian, Logan, and Scott counties
- Crawford, Franklin, and Johnson counties are divided between the two zones
Both zones have to abide by the statewide bag limit of one bear, and hunters must call (833)345-0398 the evening before they hunt to check the harvest number.
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