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Galla Creek WMA

Zone: 240

Counties: Pope, Yell

2020-21 Closed Seasons
  • Deer Muzzleloader
  • Bear Muzzleloader
  • Alligator
2020-21 Crow

Sept. 1, 2020-Feb. 21, 2021. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.

2020-21 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 26, 2020-Feb. 28, 2021
Deer Muzzleloader: Closed
Deer Modern Gun Hunt (permit hunt): Nov. 14-15, 2020
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 7-8, 2020
WMA Deer Bag Limit: Three deer, no more than two antlered bucks, which may include:

  • Two antlered bucks with archery,
  • Three antlerless with archery.
  • One antlered buck and one antlerless with modern gun permit.
  • During youth hunt, youths may take two deer, one antlered buck (no antler restrictions) and one antlerless.

Deer Notes:

2020-21 Quail

Nov. 1, 2020-Feb. 7, 2021. Weekends only. Daily limit 4. Bird dogs allowed.

2020-21 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2020-Feb. 28, 2021. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2020-21 Squirrel

May 15, 2020-Feb. 28, 2021. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.

2020-21 Waterfowl

Statewide Waterfowl Season Dates and Bag Limits

General WMA Regulations

Waterfowl Notes:

  • No boats allowed Nov. 16-20, Dec. 1-10 and Dec. 24-25.
  • It is unlawful to use any device that simulates wing movement or movement of any kind through electrical or mechanical means, except jerk strings. See exact code.
  • No boats allowed from 1 p.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 21-Jan. 31.
    Exception – Boats allowed from 1 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., Dec. 5, Jan. 31 and Feb. 6.
  • Closed to all access (except in designated parking areas and boat launch ramps) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 21-Jan. 31 and Feb. 6.
  • In addition to a valid Arkansas hunting license, nonresidents need a a valid Arkansas waterfowl stamp (DSN) and a 5-day Nonresident WMA Waterfowl Hunting Permit (NW5) to hunt waterfowl on wildlife management areas. The permit costs $30.50 and is valid only Nov. 21-30, Dec. 27-Jan. 5, Jan. 22-31. It is available online, by telephone or from license dealers. Nonresidents will also need a free WMA General Use permit (WMP) when hunting on any WMA.
  • Boating regulations on WMAs and NWRs.
  • Airboats may not be operated within Galla Creek WMA during duck season.
2020 Bear

Bear Archery: Sept. 26-Nov. 30, 2020
Bear Modern Gun Hunt: Nov. 14-15, 2020 (deer permit holders only)
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 7-8, 2020

Bear Notes:

  • Statewide bag limit.
  • No dogs.
2021 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 10-11, 2021. One legal turkey.
Firearms Hunt (permit required): April 19-21, 2021, April 24-26, 2021 and May 1-3, 2021. One legal turkey, no jakes.

Turkey Notes: 

Area Notes
Ownership

AGFC

Phone

877-967-7577

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