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De Queen Lake WMA

Zone: 176

County: Sevier

2022-23 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
2022-23 Crow

Sept. 1, 2022-Feb. 20, 2023. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.

2022-23 Deer

Deer Archery (all open units): Sept. 24, 2022-Feb. 28, 2023
Deer Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 15-23, 2022 and Dec. 29-31, 2022
Deer Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 12-Dec. 18, 2022 and Dec. 26-28, 2022
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt (firearms units only): Nov. 5-6, 2022 and Jan. 7-8, 2023

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,
  • Two does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.
  • During youth hunt, youths may take four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two does.

Deer Notes:

  • Three-point rule.
  • No dogs.
2022-23 Quail

Nov. 1, 2022-Feb. 5, 2023. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.

2022-23 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2022-Feb. 28, 2023. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2022-23 Squirrel

May 15, 2022-Feb. 28, 2023. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.

2022 Bear

Bear Archery (all open units): Sept. 17-Nov. 30, 2022
Bear Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 15-23, 2022
Bear Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 13-30, 2022
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt (firearms units only): Nov. 5-6, 2022

Bear Notes:

2022 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 9-10, 2022. One legal turkey.
Firearms Hunt: April 18-May 8, 2022. One legal turkey.

About the Name

The WMA is named for the Corps of Engineers lake the property surrounds.

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 or by calling 833-345-0325 or any regional office.
  • All property lying south of Bellah Mine Road, (excluding property contained within the boundaries of the Dike C Firearms Unit and Jordan Tract Firearm Unit) - firearms are not allowed.
  • All COE Recreational Areas are closed to hunting. Refer to COE/ AGFC Public Use Map.

DeQueen Lake WMA is 8,792 acres.


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers



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