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Buck Island WMA

Zone: 078

County: Phillips

2020-21 Crow

Sept. 1, 2020-Feb. 21, 2021. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.

2020-21 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 26, 2020- Feb. 28, 2021
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 17-25, 2020  and Dec. 29-31, 2020
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 14- Dec. 29, 2020 and December 26-28, 2020
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 7-8, 2020  and Jan. 2-3, 2021
WMA Deer Bag Limit: Five deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:

  • Two bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun,
  • Five does with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined.
  • During youth hunt, youths may take five deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to five does.

Deer Notes:

  • 15-inch inside spread or 18-inch main beam rule.
  • No dogs.
2020-21 Quail

Nov. 1, 2020-Feb. 7, 2021. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.

2020-21 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2020-Feb. 28, 2021. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2020-21 Squirrel

May 15, 2020-Feb. 28, 2021. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2021 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 10-11, 2021. One legal turkey.
Firearms Hunt: April 19- May 9, 2021. One legal turkey.

Access

No vehicular or foot access. The only access to this WMA is by boat. The WMA is subject to flooding when the Mississippi River reaches 36 feet at the Helena gauge.

Description

1,510 acres

Ownership

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Phone

877-734-4581

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