Today's Hunter in Arkansas

Today's Hunter in Arkansas


Today's Hunter in Arkansas: A Guide to Hunting Responsibly and Safely is a student manual developed for hunting students in Arkansas, approved by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. This manual introduces you to U.S. hunting regulations and provides general information about firearm equipment, basic shooting and hunting skills, ethics and safety, survival skills, and wildlife identification.

Arkansas has guaranteed access to hunting areas by purchasing land just for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy. The more than one hundred Wildlife Management Areas offered by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission provides opportunities from the Ozark Plateau to the Mississippi Delta and species from alligators and frogs to doves, deer, and bears.

With this handbook, you can ensure you are well-prepared to make every hunting trip a safe one. Hunting safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Topics include:

  • Using the Correct Ammunition
  • Good Marksmanship and Accuracy
  • Hunting Strategies
  • Primitive Hunting Equipment and Techniques
  • Hunting from Elevated Stands
  • Hunter Ethics
  • Preparation and Survival Skills
  • Wildlife Identification
  • And much more… 

Hunter Education  

Make your learning about hunting safety fun and easy by taking an online hunter education course at Hunter Ed works with IHEA-USA, more than 35 state agencies, and industry partners to develop approved and recognized online hunter safety courses. With a safety course, hunters of all ages can become more successful and ethical hunters.

Any Arkansas hunter born after Dec. 31, 1968, needs to pass the Arkansas Hunter Safety course. Become a safer hunter today!