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Galla Creek WMA

Zone: 240

Counties: Pope, Yell

2019-20 Waterfowl

View Statewide Waterfowl Season Dates and Bag Limits.

Waterfowl Notes:

  • It is unlawful to use any device that simulates wing movement or movement of any kind through electrical or mechanical means, except traditional jerk strings.
  • Nonresidents need a 5-day Nonresident WMA Waterfowl Hunting Permit (NW5) to hunt waterfowl on this WMA. The permit costs $30.50 and is valid only Nov. 23-Dec.2, Dec. 27-Jan. 5 and Jan. 22-Jan. 31.
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:

  • A WMA Deer Hunt Permit is required to hunt deer with firearms on this WMA. Click here for details.
  • No antler restrictions. 
  • CWD regulations apply in Pope County.
  • No dogs.
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 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: 

Notes
  • No boats allowed from 1 p.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 23-Jan. 31.
    • Exception: Boats allowed from 1 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., Dec. 7, Jan 29-31 and Feb. 8.
    • Closed to all access (except in designated parking areas, boat launch ramps and boat staging areas) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 23-Jan. 31 and Feb. 8.
  • Airboats may not be operated within Galla Creek WMA during duck season.
Ownership

AGFC

Phone

877-967-7577

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