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Northwest Arkansas Retailers Bag Hunter Sales

Modern Gun Deer Season Starts Saturday

Posted: November 3, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Jeremy Roberts, left, talks with salesman John Bell in front of a Kawasaki Teryx side-by-side utility vehicle while shopping for an all-terrain vehicle to use on his property in Clifty at Rainbow Cycle & Marine in Rogers on Saturday November 2, 2013. Rainbow Cycle & Marine has seen an increased interest in side-by-side vehicles like the Teryx.

Hunters are getting ready for Saturday’s start of modern gun deer season, and Northwest Arkansas retailers are benefiting.

By The Numbers

Hunting Licenses

The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission issued 3.66 percent more licenses in 2013 compared to 2012.

20132012

Resident257,084249,727

Non-resident58,10154,321

Total315,185304,048

Source: Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

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