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DeQueen Lake WMA

2017-18 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
2017-18 Deer

Deer Archery (all open units): Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.
Deer Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt (firearms units only): Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.
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.
2017 Bear

Bear Archery (all open units): Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017.
Bear Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 21-29, 2017.
Bear Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 11-30, 2017.
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt (firearms units only): Nov. 4-5, 2017.

Bear Notes:

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: 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).

About the Name

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

Description

DeQueen Lake WMA is 8,792 acres.

Notes
  • 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 Corps of Engineers recreational areas are closed to hunting.
Ownership

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Phone

870-584-4161

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