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NameEd Gordon Point Remove WMA
WMA Zone213
County CoverageConway, Pope
Seasons and Regulations
Youth Hunt: April 8-9, 2017. One bearded turkey.
Firearms Hunt (permit required): April 10-12, April 15-17 and April 22-24, 2017. One bearded turkey, 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.
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See Area Notes for Access Regulations
Deer Archery: Sept. 24, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017.
Deer Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 8-12, 2016.
Deer Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 5-9, 2016.
Deer Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): Jan. 7-8, 2017.
WMA Deer Bag Limit:
Three deer, no more than one buck, which may include:
• One buck with archery.
• Three does with archery.
• One buck and two does with muzzleloader permit.
One buck and 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 prior to harvesting a buck. A youth is not required to harvest a doe before harvesting a buck in any hunt. There are no antler restrictions for the youth permit hunt.
Deer Permit:
Deer hunting on this area is restricted to special permit hunts.
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Bear Archery: Sept. 24-Nov. 30, 2016.
Bear Muzlleloader: Oct. 8-12, 2016 (deer permit holders only).
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 5-9, 2016 (deer permit holders only).
Bear Notes: Statewide bag limit. No dogs. Bear seasons close earlier if bear zone quota is reached.
Nov. 1, 2016-Feb. 5, 2017.
Weekends only. Limit 4. Bird dogs allowed.
Sept. 1, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.
May 15, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Sept. 1, 2016-Feb. 21, 2017. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
  • Alligator
Area Notes:
  • CWD regulations apply in Pope County. Click here for details.
  • A free Sweet 16 WMA permit is required to hunt any species on this WMA. Click here to receive your permit.
  • It is unlawful to use any device that simulates wing movement or movement of any kind through electrical or mechanical means, except traditional jerk strings.
  • For all hunters except deer modern gun permit holders during the deer permit hunt, the Steve Frick Waterfowl Rest Area is closed to access Nov. 1 and will reopen to access Feb. 16.
  • No boats allowed from noon to 4 a.m., Nov. 19-Jan. 29.
    • Exception 1 - Boats allowed from noon until 6:30 p.m., Dec. 3, Jan. 27-29 and Feb. 4.
    • 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. 19-Jan. 29 and Feb. 4.
  • 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