Wildlife Management Area Details 

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NameLoafer’s Glory WMA
WMA Zone420
County CoverageSearcy
The WMA is in Searcy County, 10 miles northeast of Marshall.
Seasons and Regulations
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 Archery: Sept. 24, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 15-23, 2016.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 12-20 and Dec. 26-28, 2016.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: 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.
• One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.
• During youth hunt, youths may take two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.
Deer Notes: Three-point rule. No dogs.
Bear Archery: Sept. 24-Nov. 30, 2016.
Bear Muzzleloader: Oct. 15-23, 2016.
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 12-20, 2016.
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 5-6, 2016.
Bear Notes: Statewide bag limit. No dogs. Seasons close earlier if bear zone quota is reached.
Nov. 1, 2016-Feb. 5, 2017. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. 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 Searcy County. Click here for details.
  • All caves are closed to public access to prevent the spread of White Nose Syndrome into Arkansas in order to protect bat populations.
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
Maps of the area date back to May, 1967.
Area is managed for deer and turkey.
Area is moderately to steeply sloped with hardwood and pine. Area is near Buffalo River. Area has 5 parts in all, totaling 2,720 acres.
First road north 1.5 miles east of Morning Star.
Hunting Opportunities
Turkey, deer, squirrel and furbearers.
Management Practices
Recreation Other Than Hunting
There are no designated campsites on this WMA. Camping is allowed in the parking areas.  Due to the areas being small in size, there is no vehicle or ATV travel on the interior roads. 
Restaurants and Other Facilities
Restaurants and motels are available in Marshall area.