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NameBearcat Hollow WMA
WMA Zone015
Region7
County CoverageNewton, Searcy
Phone866-253-2506
Seasons and Regulations
Turkey:
Youth Hunt: April 12-13, 2014. Two bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt: April 19-May 4, 2014. Two bearded turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).
Deer:
Deer Archery: Sept. 28, 2013-Feb. 28, 2014.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 19-27, 2013.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 9-17 and Dec. 26-28, 2013.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 2-3, 2013 and Jan. 4-5, 2014.
WMA Deer Bag Limit:
Two deer, no more than one buck, which may include:
• One buck with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun,
• Two does with archery,
• One doe during muzzleloader season.

Deer Notes: Three-point rule. No dogs. Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer, no more than one buck (no antler restirctions) and one doe.

Bear:
Bear Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2013.
Bear Muzzleloader: Oct. 19-27, 2013.
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 9-17, 2013.
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 2-3, 2013.
 
Bear Notes: Statewide bag limit. No dogs. Bear seasons close earlier if bear zone quota is reached.
Quail:
Nov. 1, 2013-Feb. 2, 2014. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Rabbit:
Sept. 1, 2013-Feb. 28, 2014. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed.
Squirrel:
May 15, 2013-Feb. 28, 2014. Dogs allowed. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Crow:
Sept. 1, 2013-Feb. 21,2014. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
CLOSED:
  • Alligator
  • Elk
 
Area Notes:
Refer to USDA Forest Service website for more information.
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
OwnershipUSDA Forest Service
Description
16,000 acres