LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has scheduled the dates for this fall's deer hunting season.
The commission approved the dates at its monthly meeting Thursday. Modern gun deer season will open Nov. 9, and the end date varies by hunting zone.
Archery season opens Sept. 28 and will run through Feb. 28, 2014, for all zones in the state.
Muzzleloader season will open Oct. 19.
The commission also approved some changes to bear hunting regulations for Zone 2, which covers parts of western and central Arkansas. The commission moved the archery hunting opening date to Oct. 1 and reinstated a 150-bear quota for the zone.
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