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NameBuck Island WMA
WMA Zone078
Region2
County CoveragePhillips
Phone877-734-4581
Seasons and Regulations
Turkey:
Youth Hunt: April 11-12, 2015. Two bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt: April 18-May 3, 2015. Two bearded turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).
Deer:
Deer Archery: Sept. 26, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 17-25 and Dec. 29-31, 2015.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 14-Dec. 28, 2015.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 7-8, 2015 and Jan. 2-3, 2016.
WMA Deer Bag Limit:
Six deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:
• Two bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun,
• Six does with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined.
Deer Notes: 15-inch inside spread or 18-inch main beam rule. No dogs. Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer. No more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) and six does.
Quail:
Nov. 1, 2015-Feb. 7, 2016. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Rabbit:
Sept. 1, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed.
Squirrel:
May 15, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016. Dogs allowed. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Crow:
Sept. 1, 2015-Feb. 21,2016. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
CLOSED:
  • Furbearer Trapping
  • Bear archery
  • Bear muzzleloader
  • Bear modern gun
  • Alligator
  • Elk
 
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
OwnershipArkansas Game and Fish Commission
Description
1,510 acres