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. 26, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 17-25, 2015.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 14-22, 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.
• One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.
Deer Notes: Three-point rule. No dogs. Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is two deer: buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.
Bear Archery: Sept. 26-Nov. 30, 2015.
Bear Muzzleloader: Oct. 17-25, 2015.
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 14-22, 2015.
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 7--8, 2015.
Bear Notes: Statewide bag limit. Season closes earlier if bear zone quota is reached.
Nov. 1, 2015-Feb. 7, 2016. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. 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
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
Maps of the area date back to May, 1967. I t is just now being developed.
Area will be 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
Area just now being developed. Plans for food plots.
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.

(03-23-2010) All caves are closed to public access to prevent the spread of White Nose Syndrome into Arkansas in order to protect bat populations.
Restaurants and Other Facilities
Restaurants and motels are available in Marshall area.