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NameMoro Big Pine Natural Area WMA
WMA Zone445
Region4
County CoverageCalhoun
Phone877-836-4612
Seasons and Regulations
Turkey:
Youth Hunt (permit required): April 11-12, 2015. One bearded turkey.
Firearms Hunt (permit required): April 18-20, April 24-26 and May 1-3, 2015. One bearded turkey, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).
Turkey Permit:
Turkey hunting on this area is restricted to special permit hunts.
Click here for more information and to apply.
Deer:
Deer Archery: Sept. 27, 2014-Feb. 28, 2015.
Deer Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 18-22, 2014.
Deer Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 8-12, Nov. 28-Dec. 2, Dec. 13-17 and Dec. 26-30, 2014.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 1-2, 2014, and Jan. 3-4, 2015.
WMA Deer Bag Limit:
Six deer, no more than one buck, which may include:
• One buck with archery, muzzleloader permit or modern gun permit,
• Six does with archery, muzzleloader permit or modern gun permit.
Deer Notes: 12-inch inside spread or 15-inch main beam rule. No dogs. Limit during the modern gun special youth hunt is six deer: one buck (no antler restrictions) or six does. Hunters 16 and older must harvest and check a doe before harvesting a buck.
Deer Permit:
Deer hunting on this area is restricted to special permit hunts.
Click here for more information and to apply.
Quail:
Nov. 1, 2014-Feb. 1, 2015. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Rabbit:
Sept. 1, 2014-Feb. 28, 2015. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.
Squirrel:
May 15, 2014-Feb. 28, 2015. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Crow:
Sept. 1, 2014-Feb. 21,2015. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
CLOSED:
  • Bear
  • Alligator
  • Elk
Area Notes:
Leased Land Permit RequiredNo
Ownership
Potlatch owns the area, but the AGFC, Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, The Nature Conservancy and the Arkansas Forestry Commission joined together in 2006 to purchase a conservation easement to allow hunting and public access to 16,000 acres.
(A conservation easement is a voluntary, legal agreement placed on a piece of property that limits certain types of uses or prevents development from taking place now and in the future, but enables the landowner to retain ownership.)
Age
Conservation easement purchased in 2006.  WMA opened in 2007.