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NameHarris Brake WMA
WMA Zone300
Region6
County CoveragePerry
Phone877-478-1043
Seasons and Regulations
Turkey:
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:
Deer Archery: Sept. 27, 2014-Feb. 28, 2015.
WMA Deer Bag Limit:
Two deer, no more than one buck, which may include:
• One buck with archery,
• Two does with archery.
Deer Notes: Three-point rule. No dogs.
Bear:
Bear Archery: Oct. 1-Nov. 30, 2014.
Bear Notes: Statewide bag limit. Season ends early if bear zone quota is met.
Quail:
Nov. 1, 2014-Feb. 1, 2015. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Rabbit:
Sept. 1, 2013-Feb. 28, 2014. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed.
Squirrel:
May 15, 2014-Feb. 28, 2015. Dogs allowed. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Crow:
Sept. 1, 2014-Feb. 21,2015. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
CLOSED:
  • Deer muzzleloader
  • Deer modern gun
  • Bear muzzleloader
  • Bear modern gun
  • Alligator
  • Elk
Area Notes:
  • Open for waterfowl hunting Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays during waterfowl season.
  • Hunting is allowed 30 minutes before sunrise until noon, except the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt and Jan. 27-29, when waterfowl hunting is allowed 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset.
  • During duck season, other hunters may hunt only during the same hours and days as duck hunters, except for those trapping, squirrel hunting, bowhunting for deer and hunting furbearers at night.
  • Boats are not allowed from 1 p.m. until 4 a.m. during duck season (including opening days of season segments) although boats may be used from 4 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt and Jan. 27-29.
  • Airboats may not be operated within Harris Brake WMA (excluding Harris Brake Lake) during duck season.
  • Nonresidents need a Nonresident Wildlife Management Area Waterfowl Hunting Permit to hunt waterfowl.
  • Harris Brake Lake is closed to hunting, except for Canada goose hunting Sept. 1-15.
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
Ownership
AGFC