2019 Arkansas Code
Title 18 - Property
Subtitle 2 - Real Property
Chapter 16 - Landlord and Tenant
Subchapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 18-16-113. Hunting and Fishing Rights - Leased Farmland

Universal Citation: AR Code § 18-16-113 (2019)
  • (a)

    • (1) A tenant of leased or rented farmland shall have no right to hunt or fish or grant the right to hunt or fish on the farmland that he or she leases or rents unless the right to hunt or fish or to grant the right to hunt or fish is expressly granted in writing by the owner of the farmland.

    • (2) The right to hunt or fish or to grant the right to hunt or fish on farmland shall reside solely with the owner of the farmland.

  • (b) The farmland owner's right to hunt or fish on his or her farmland includes without limitation the right to:

    • (1) Travel by foot or by any type of vehicle or boat, and by any means on, over, across, and through the farmland, and by any roads, waterways, ditches, levies, rights of way, or easements on or appurtenant to the farmland;

    • (2) Move, remove, use, pump, or impound water on, upon, and about the farmland;

    • (3) Erect, maintain, and operate permanent or temporary structures, facilities, utilities, pumping systems, blinds, docks, decks, and other similar structures and facilities on the farmland; and

    • (4) Grant other persons, natural or artificial, the right, concurrently or exclusively, to engage in and undertake any manner or means of hunting or fishing on, upon, and about the farmland that is leased or rented, whether orally or in writing, and to exercise any and all of the foregoing rights attendant thereto.

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