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NameDeQueen Lake WMA
WMA Zone176
County CoverageSevier
Seasons and Regulations
Youth Hunt: April 9-10, 2016. Two bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt: April 16-May 1, 2016. Two bearded turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).
Deer Archery (all open units): Sept. 26, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016.
Deer Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 17-25 and Dec. 29-31, 2015.
Deer Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 14-Dec. 20 and Dec. 26-28, 2015.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt (firearms units only): Nov. 7-8, 2015 and Jan. 2-3, 2016.
WMA Deer Bag Limit:
Four deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:
• Two bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun,
• Four does with archery,
• Two does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.
Deer Notes: Three-point rule. No dogs. Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is four deer: two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does.
Bear Archery (all open units): Sept. 26-Nov. 30, 2015.
Bear Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 17-25, 2015.
Bear Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 1-6 and 9-30, 2015.
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt (firearms units only): Nov. 7-8, 2015.
Bear Notes: Statewide bag limits apply. Season ends early of bear zone quota is reached.
Nov. 1, 2015-Feb. 7, 2016. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Sept. 1, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.
May 15, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Sept. 1, 2015-Feb. 21,2016. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
  • Alligator
  • Elk
Area Notes:
  • Firarms not allowed on any property south of Bellah Mine Road (excluding property within the boundaries of the Dike C Firearms Unit and Jordan Tract Firearms Unit).
  • All Corps of Engineers recreational areas are closed to hunting.
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
About the NameThe WMA is named for the Corps of Engineers lake the property surrounds.
OwnershipU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
DescriptionDeQueen Lake WMA is 8,792 acres.