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DeGray Lake WMA

Zone: 173

Counties: Clark, Hot Spring

2021-22 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
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. (no dogs)
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 16-24, 2021 and Dec. 29-31, 2021. (no dogs)
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 13-Dec. 19, 2021 (dogs allowed) and Dec. 26-28, 2021. (no dogs)
Deer Modern Gun (youth permit hunt): As set by the Corps of Engineers. (no dogs)
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 6-7, 2021 and Jan. 1-2, 2022. (no dogs)

WMA Deer Bag Limit: Four deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:

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

Deer Notes:

  • Three-point rule.
  • For Youth Permit Hunt application contact the Corps of Engineers, 870-246-5501.
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 Bear

Bear Archery: Sept. 25-Nov. 30, 2021
Bear Muzzleloader: Oct. 16-24, 2021
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 13-30, 2021
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 6-7, 2021

Bear Notes:

  • Statewide bag limit.
  • No dogs.
2021 Turkey

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

Area Notes
  • A free annual General Use Permit (WMP) is required to hunt or trap on WMAs. Permits are available online by clicking "Buy Licenses" at agfc.com or by calling 800-364-4263 or any regional office.
  • For Youth Permit Hunt application contact the Corps of Engineers, 870-246-5501.
  • Within the boundaries of the Lower DeGray Lake Waterfowl Rest Area, all killing devices are prohibited except by permitted participants of USACE special hunts and bowfishermen in possession of archery equipment. Other hunting seasons remain open during permit hunts.
Ownership

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Phone

877-836-4612

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