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Cut-Off Creek WMA

2017-18 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.
Deer Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-15, 2017.
WMA Deer Bag Limit: Four deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:

  • Two bucks with archery,
  • Four does with archery,
  • One buck and one doe with muzzleloader permit,
  • One buck and one doe with modern gun permit.

Deer Notes:

  • A WMA Deer Hunt Permit is required to hunt deer with firearms on this WMA. Click here for details.
  • 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. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.

2017 Turkey

Youth Hunt (permit required): April 8-9, 2017. One bearded turkey. Firearms Hunt (permit required): April 10-12, April 15-17, and April 22-24, 2017. One bearded turkey, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal bag limit). Archery Hunt (no permit required): April 13-14 and April 18-20, 2017. Two bearded turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).

Turkey Notes: 

2017 Waterfowl
  • It is unlawful to use any device that simulates wing movement or movement of any kind through electrical or mechanical means, except traditional jerk strings.
  • Waterfowl hunters may not possess shot shells containing shot larger than No. 2 and may possess no more than 15 shells unless hunters are in camping, parking or boat launching areas or during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt.
  • See Area Notes for Access Regulations
Notes
  • Pigeon Creek Waterfowl Rest Area closes to access and hunting from Nov. 1-Feb. 15.
  • Travel by boat is allowed only on Cut-off Creek. No boats allowed from noon-4 a.m., Nov. 18-Jan. 28.
    • Exception 1 - Boats allowed from noon until 6:30 p.m., Dec. 2, Jan. 26-28 and Feb. 3.
    • Exception 2 - Boats allowed from noon until 6:30 p.m. on the following waters:
      • Cut-Off Creek
  • Closed to all access (except in designated campsites, parking areas, boat launch ramps and boat staging areas) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 18-Jan. 28 and Feb. 3.
  • Airboats may not be operated during duck season.
  • Nonresidents need a Nonresident Wildlife Management Hunting Permit to hunt waterfowl.
Ownership

AGFC/Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission

Phone

877-367-3559

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