Arkansas Times: Game and Fish license fees to see increase?

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Basic fees for state hunting and fishing licenses might see an increase soon if the Arkansas Legislature takes up the issue before this year’s legislative session ends.

Max Brantley with Arkansas Times reports Tuesday morning that Senate Bill 697 from Sen. Ron Caldwell (R-Wynne) addresses a “full roster of proposed changes” in license fees to help the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission meet the accumulating needs of fish and wildlife areas in the state.

The basic resident hunting and fishing license fees would rise to $15, up from the current fee of $10.50 — which has remained the same since 1997.

To read Brantley’s article at the Arkansas Times site, click here. To read SB 697, click here.

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