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Bearcat Hollow WMA

Zone: 015

Counties: Newton, Searcy

2022-23 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
2022-23 Crow

Sept. 1, 2022-Feb. 20, 2023. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.

2022-23 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 24, 2022-Feb. 28, 2023
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 15-23, 2022 and Dec. 10-12, 2022
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4, 2022 and Dec. 26-28, 2022
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 5-6, 2022 and Jan. 7-8, 2023
Deer Modern Gun (Mobility Impaired Permit Hunt): Oct. 1-2, 2022

WMA Deer Bag Limit: Three deer, no more than two antlered bucks, which may include:

  • Two antlered bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun (no antler restrictions),
  • Three antlerless with archery,
  • One antlerless deer with muzzleloader or modern gun.
  • During youth hunt, youths may take three deer, two antlered bucks and one antlerless.

Deer Notes:

  • No antler restrictions.
  • No dogs. 
2022-23 Quail

Nov. 1, 2022-Feb. 5, 2023. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.

2022-23 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2022-Feb. 28, 2023. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed.

2022-23 Squirrel

May 15, 2022-Feb. 28, 2023. Dogs allowed except from Nov 12-20. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.

2022 Bear

Bear Archery: . Sept. 17-Nov. 30, 2022
Bear Muzzleloader: Oct. 15- 23, 2022
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 12-30, 2022
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 5-6, 2022
Bear Modern Gun Mobility Impaired (permit hunt): Oct. 1-2, 2022

Bear Notes:

2022 Elk

Elk (permit hunt): Oct. 3-7 and Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2022
Elk Youth (permit hunt): Oct. 1-2 and Oct. 29-30, 2022

2022 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 9-10, 2022. One legal turkey.
Firearms Hunt: April 18-May 8, 2022. One legal turkey.

Area Notes
Ownership

USDA Forest Service

Phone

833-340-7506

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