Frequently Asked Questions
Hunters and Anglers that are 16 yrs or older are required to possess a license in Arkansas. See the AGFC Code of Regulations for additional information.
A resident is any person who physically inhabits a bona fide residence within Arkansas for at least 60 days and declares themselves a full-time resident of Arkansas. See the AGFC Code of Regulations for additional information and exceptions.
The collection of a Social Security Number is a requirement when purchasing fishing an hunting licenses mandated by Federal and State of Arkansas law for the purpose of child support collection. Once collected, your SSN will be securely hashed and not viewable in its original plaintext form by anyone including AGFC employees.
To prevent overcrowding on popular WMAs, the AGFC limits some hunting opportunities through a permit draw system. Lowering hunter numbers not only regulates harvest, it offers a better hunting experience for the hunters who draw the tags.
If a user has the old version of the app, they can go to their app center and download the update. If the update is not visible, they can refresh the updates on an iPhone by tapping the screen and pulling down. If a user does not have the old app, they can download the new one in the Apple or Android app store.
When someone does not have cell phone service, they will be able to go through the same game check process. The game check will be logged on the device, and the app will automatically submit the game check when the device detects service.
When a user first updates or downloads the app they will be given the opportunity to allow location services. You must allow these services for certain features like weather conditions and location services to function properly.
To replace your card go to www.ilostmycard.com or call 1-800-830-2268.
AGFC guidebooks contain an interpretive summary of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s hunting and fishing regulations and covers only the regulations that most commonly affect hunters and anglers. It is not a legal document, and the official regulations of the Commission take precedence over this summary. The official Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Code of Regulations is available at www.agfc.com/code.
• Attach one of the tags provided with your license in a waterproof, zip-closed container to the antler or ear.
• Create your own tag using any other durable material. Include your name, customer id number, and the date, time, and zone of your harvest written legibly in ink.