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Buck Island WMA

2018-19 Crow

Sept. 1, 2018-Feb. 21,2019. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.

2018-19 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 22, 2018-Feb. 28, 2019.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 20-28 and Dec. 29-31, 2018.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 10-Dec. 28, 2018.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 3-4, 2018 and Jan. 5-6, 2019.
WMA Deer Bag Limit: Six deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:

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

Deer Notes:

  • 15-inch inside spread or 18-inch main beam rule.
  • No dogs.
2018-19 Quail

Nov. 1, 2018-Feb. 4, 2019. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.

2018-19 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2018-Feb. 28, 2019. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2018-19 Squirrel

May 15, 2018-Feb. 28, 2019. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2019 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 6-7, 2019. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt: April 8-23, 2019. Two legal turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).

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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