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NameDeQueen Lake WMA
WMA Zone176
Region5
County CoverageSevier
Phone870-584-4161
Seasons and Regulations
Turkey:
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:
Deer Archery (all open units): Sept. 24, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017.
Deer Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 15-23 and Dec. 29-31, 2016.
Deer Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 12-Dec. 18 and Dec. 26-28, 2016.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt (firearms units only): Nov. 5-6, 2016 and Jan. 7-8, 2017.
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.
• During youth hunt, youths may take four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does.
Deer Notes: Three-point rule. No dogs.
Bear:
Bear Archery (all open units): Sept. 24-Nov. 30, 2016.
Bear Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 15-23, 2016.
Bear Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 1-4 and 7-30, 2016.
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt (firearms units only): Nov. 5-6, 2016.
Bear Notes: Statewide bag limit. No dogs. Seasons close earlier if bear zone quota is reached.
Quail:
Nov. 1, 2016-Feb. 5, 2017. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Rabbit:
Sept. 1, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.
Squirrel:
May 15, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Crow:
Sept. 1, 2016-Feb. 21, 2017. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
CLOSED:
  • Alligator
Area Notes:
  • All property lying south of Bellah Mine Road, (excluding property contained within the boundaries of the Dike C Firearms Unit and Jordan Tract Firearm Unit) - firearms are not allowed.
  • All Corps of Engineers recreational areas are closed to hunting.
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
About the Name
The WMA is named for the Corps of Engineers lake the property surrounds.
Ownership
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Description
DeQueen Lake WMA is 8,792 acres.