In less than two weeks there have been dozens of citations written at checkpoints alone including DWI's, DUI's, tagging and checking violations.
That doesn't include, however, the work wildlife officers are doing right in the woods where you hunt.
If he doesn't have a complaint or a specific area to work, Wildlife Officer Tracy Blake just takes a stroll through the woods.
It may not seem like much but officers like Blake in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission constantly have their eyes open for hunters not following the rules. And with more than three million acres of public land in the state, it's no easy feat.
"We got a lot of ground to cover," Blake said.
It can get lonely at times, but for Blake, it's about safety and catching the bad guys.
And he has the tools to do it.
Most Game Wardens and wildlife officers have night vision goggles that help them stake out at night in their stealth vehicle.
But of all the high tech gear, it's a fake deer they say usually gets the criminal in the bag.
"That decoy this time of year is probably our No. 1 go to," Blake said.
A remote controlled deer is used to find the hunters that don't always play by the rules like road or night hunting. More....