Hunting on Little Rock Air Force Base

Little Rock AFB offers hunting opportunities for white-tailed deer, rabbit, squirrel, quail, wild turkey, coyotes, and any other game found on the base and in season and legal to hunt in the game zone where the base is located as determined by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (AGFC). Fall Deer hunting season extends from the last Saturday in September to 28 February, while spring turkey season begins the first week of April and runs to the first week of May. Please note ALL AGFC rules and regulations apply when hunting on Little Rock AFB




Hunting Areas 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 closed on Wednesday, 5 June 19 from 0800-1600 for SERE training

Bow hunting will be permitted during youth hunts. ALL hunters are required to wear hunter's orange.

Who Can Hunt at Little Rock AFB?

Hunting and fishing is available to active duty and their dependents, Department of Defense (DoD) employees, DoD retirees and guests of those stated personnel only. Each active duty, dependent, DoD employee and DoD retiree is permitted and responsible for one guest who must also hunt in the same area. All guest hunters must have a base hunting permit and follow all safety requirements.

We have reached the goal of 30 does harvested. Doe before buck is no longer in effect.

Current Harvest Count: 36 Does  17 Bucks

What is Required to Hunt on Little Rock AFB?

  1. A printed copy of hunting rules.
  2. A current Arkansas hunting license
  3. A current base hunting permit.
  4. LRAFB Hunting Parking Permit
  5. If born after 1968, proof of completion of the state 10-hour hunter safety course or proof of completion of another state-approved hunter safety course.


What Can You Hunt With on Little Rock AFB?

Shotgun (slugs and pellets smaller than buckshot are permitted, while no buckshot is allowed), muzzleloader and bow (traditional and compound bows, as well as crossbows) are allowed. Rifles of any kind, either rimfire or centerfire, and handguns of any caliber are not permitted on Little Rock AFB.

Fall Deer Season


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Hunting Rules: Please scroll down to view an image of 2018-19 rules and maps (technical issues have prevented linking a printable version, we are working to resolve this)

To view a printable copy of the Deer Hunting Areas Map,click here.

To view a printable copy of the LRAFB Hunting Parking Permit, a copy of which must be in your dash at all times while hunting on the base, click here.

Spring Turkey Season

To view a printable copy of the LRAFB Spring Turkey Season Hunting Rules and requirements, a copy of which must be carried on your person at all times while hunting on the base, click here.

To download a copy of the Spring Turkey Hunter Briefing presentation, click here. Please email Seth Fisher( to confirm that you have reviewed the briefing.

To view a map of Turkey Hunting Areas, click here.