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NameBuck Island
WMA Zone078
County CoveragePhillips
Seasons and Regulations
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 Archery: Sept. 28, 2013-Feb. 28, 2014.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 19-27 and Dec. 29-31, 2013.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 9-Dec. 24 and Dec. 26-28, 2013.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 2-3, 2013 and Jan. 4-5, 2014.

WMA Deer Bag Limit: 
Six deer, 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) or six does.

Nov. 1, 2013-Feb. 2, 2014. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Sept. 1, 2013-Feb. 28, 2014. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed.
May 15, 2013-Feb. 28, 2014. Dogs allowed. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Sept. 1, 2013-Feb. 21,2014. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
  • Furbearer Trapping
  • Bear archery
  • Bear muzzleloader
  • Bear modern gun
  • Alligator
  • Elk
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
OwnershipArkansas Game and Fish Commission
1,510 acres