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NameMaumelle River WMA
WMA Zone425
County CoveragePulaski
Seasons and Regulations
Turkey Season Closed
Deer Archery (permit hunt): Oct. 1-31, Nov. 1-30 and Dec. 1-31, 2015.
WMA Deer Bag Limit:
Three deer, no more than one buck, which may include:
• One buck with archery permit,
• Two does with archery permit.
Deer Notes: Three-point rule. No dogs.
Deer Permit:
Deer hunting on this area is restricted to special permit hunts.
Click here for more information and to apply.
Bear Archery: Oct. 1-31 and Nov. 1-30, 2015 (deer permit holders only). Bear Notes: Statewide bag limit. Season closes earlier of bear zone quota is reached.
Squirrel: Sept. 1, 2015-Feb. 29, 2016 (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday hunting only). Shotguns using legal, non-toxic ammunition may be used to take squirrel on the portion of the WMA lying west of Arkansas Highway 10 bridge and west of Arkansas Highway 113 as designated on the public use map. During permit deer hunts, squirrel hunting is allowed without a permit.
  • Deer muzzleloader
  • Deer modern gun
  • Bear muzzleloader
  • Bear modern gun
  • Alligator
  • Elk
  • Quail
  • Rabbit
  • Crow
  • Furbearer hunting and trapping
  • Waterfowl
Area Notes:
  • Camping is prohibited.
  • Hunting, camping and other access is prohibited on all islands in the lake.
  • A permit is required from the Central Arkansas Water to remove objects.
  • Horses and mules are prohibited unless a special permit required by Central Arkansas Water is acquired.
  • Only Arkansas-approved nontoxic shot must be possessed and used while hunting small game with shotguns.
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
OwnershipCentral Arkansas Waterworks