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NameEd Gordon Point Remove WMA
WMA Zone213
County CoverageConway, Pope
Seasons and Regulations
Youth Hunt: April 11-12, 2015. Two bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt (permit required): April 18-19, April 25-26 and May 2-3, 2015. Two bearded turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).
Turkey Permit:
Turkey hunting on this area is restricted to special permit hunts.
Click here for more information and to apply.
See Area Notes for Access Regulations
Deer Archery: Sept. 26, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016.
Deer Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 10-14, 2015.
Deer Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 7-11, 2015.
WMA Deer Bag Limit:
Three deer, no more than one buck, which may include:
• One buck with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun permit.
• Three does with archery.
• Two does with muzzleloader permit.
Two does with modern gun permit.
Deer Notes: 15-inch inside spread or 18-inch main beam rule. No dogs. Hunters must harvest and check a doe on this WMA before harvesting a buck.
Deer Permit:
Deer hunting on this area is restricted to special permit hunts.
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Bear Archery: Sept. 26-Nov. 30, 2015.
Bear Muzlleloader: Oct. 10-14, 2015 (deer permit holders only).
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 7-11, 2015 (deer permit holders only).
Bear Notes: Statewide bag limit. Bear seasons close earlier if bear zone quota is reached.
Nov. 1, 2015-Feb. 7, 2016.
Weekends only. Limit 4. 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:
  • A free Sweet 16 WMA permit is required to hunt any species on this WMA. Click here to receive your permit.
  • Steve Frick Waterfowl Rest Area is open only to modern gun deer permit holders only Nov. 7-11.
  • No boats allowed from 1 p.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 21-Jan. 28.
    • Exception 1 - Boats allowed from 1 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., Dec. 5, Jan. 29-31 and Feb. 6.
    • Exception 2 - Boats allowed from 1 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on the following waters:
      •  West Fork Point Remove Creek
      • East Fork Point Remove Creek
  • Closed to all access (except in designated campsites, parking areas, boat launch ramps and boat staging areas) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 21-Jan. 31 and Feb. 6.
  • Click here for additional boating regulations on WMAs 
  • Airboats may not be operated within Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA during duck season.
  • Nonresidents need a Nonresident Wildlife Management Area Waterfowl Hunting Permit to hunt waterfowl.
  • Crow, dove, rabbit and squirrel seasons are open on the Wylie Cox Field Special Use Area unless closed by reservation (field trial, etc.), permit hunt, or for administration/maintenance. Closure schedule will be displayed at the SUA clubhouse
  • Dog training is allowed Sept. 1-April 1. Dog trainers must possess a current Arkansas hunting license. The area closes to dog training during field trials. The area includes 140 acres east of Cargile Lake and south and west of County Road 26.
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
AGFC/Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission