Cypress Bayou WMA
Counties: Lonoke, White
- 2021-22 Closed Seasons
- 2021-22 Crow
Sept. 2, 2021-Feb. 20, 2022. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
- 2021-22 Deer
Deer Archery: Sept. 25, 2021-Feb. 28, 2022
Deer Muzzleloader (permit hunt): Oct. 16-20, 2021
Deer Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 13-17, 2021
Deer Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 6-7, 2021 and Jan. 1-2, 2022
WMA Deer Bag Limit: Three deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:
- Two bucks with archery,
- Three does with archery,
- One buck or doe with muzzleloader permit,
- One buck or doe with modern gun permit.
- During youth hunt, youths may take three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.
- Three-point rule.
- No dogs.
- 2021-22 Quail
Nov. 1, 2021-Feb. 6, 2022. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
- 2021-22 Rabbit
Sept. 1, 2021-Feb. 28, 2022. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.
- 2021-22 Squirrel
May 15, 2021-Feb. 28, 2022. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
- 2021-22 Waterfowl
The 2021-22 Arkansas Waterfowl Hunting Guidebook should be posted online early October. Check back for complete WMA information.
- 2021 Turkey
Youth Hunt: April 10-11, 2021. One legal turkey.
Firearms Hunt: April 19 -27, 2021. One legal turkey. (Youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).
- About the Name
Cypress Bayou WMA is named after the bayou that flows through the area.
- Area Notes
Camping is not allowed on the WMA.
Cypress Bayou WMA encompasses 1,503 acres in northern Lonoke and southern White counties. The management area was acquired through the Farmers Home Administration program in 1989 and most of the area was reforested with mixed hardwood species in the early 1990s.
- Hunting Opportunities
Hunting opportunities exist for deer, turkey and small game.
- Recreation Other Than Hunting
A small 6-acre pond is adjacent to the parking on Arkansas Highway 31, and provides fishing opportunities for bream, catfish and bass.
- Restaurants and Other Facilities
The city of Beebe is about 8 miles north and provides lodging and restaurant accommodations.