St. Francis Sunken Lands

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City or Highway Located Near: Marked Tree, Trumann, Caraway, Lake City, Paragould

How many access points are available to the hunting area? 18

Location of access points:
Major access points are the Siphons Access off state highway 63 near Marked Tree; Oak Donnick Access, south of Trumann off state highway 63 near Tulot; and Stephens Landing off state highway 69 east of Trumann. The East side of the area can be reached by either of two county roads off state highway 135 between Caraway and Rivervale. There is access to the interior of the area is by boat at ramps provided at Siphons Access, Oak Donnick Access and Stephens Landing, Mangrum Landing, Iron bridge Access and Lake City hwy 18 bridge access.

Is a permit required? No

Is all your information/permit application online? Yes

What is the limit on shells? No shell limit

Does your duck limit differ from the federal/state limit? No

Do you have controlled flooding? No

Are boats allowed at the hunting area? Yes

Are there boating restrictions in the area?
The St. Francis River presents boating and water safety hazards whether the river level is low or under extreme flood conditions. The importance of strict adherence to boating laws and safety precautions cannot be over emphasized.

What are your specific duck limit regulations?
The limit is six ducks may include no more than four mallards (no more than two of which may be hens), three wood ducks, two redheads, one black duck, four scaup, two pintails, one canvasback and one mottled duck. Duck and teal species not listed have no extra restriction beyond the six-duck total bag limit.

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