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Buck Island WMA

2017-18 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 28, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.
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.
2017 Crow

Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 19,2018. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.

2017 Quail

Nov. 1, 2017-Feb. 4, 2018. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.

2017 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2017 Squirrel

May 15, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2017 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 8-9, 2017. Two bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. Firearms Hunt: April 10-25, 2017. Two bearded 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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