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NameHoward Hensley Searcy County WMA
WMA Zone372
Region7
County CoverageSearcy
Phone866-253-2506
Seasons and Regulations
Turkey:
Youth Hunt: April 11-12, 2015. Two bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt: April 18-May 3, 2015. Two bearded turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).
Deer:
Deer Archery: Sept. 26, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 17-25 and Dec. 12-14, 2015.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 14-Dec. 6 and Dec. 26-28, 2015.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: 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,
Deer Notes: Three-point rule. No dogs. Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer: two bucks (no antler restrictions) or one doe.
Bear:
Bear Archery: Sept. 26-Nov. 30, 2015.
Bear Muzzleloader: Oct. 17-25, 2015.
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 1-6 and Nov. 9-30, 2015..
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 7-8, 2015.
Bear Notes: Statewide bag limit. Season ends early if bear zone quota is met.
Quail:
Nov. 1, 2015-Feb. 7, 2016. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Rabbit:
Sept. 1, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.
Squirrel:
May 15, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Crow:
Sept. 1, 2015-Feb. 21,2016. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
CLOSED:
  • Alligator
  • Elk
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
Ownership
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