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Harris Brake WMA

Zone: 300

County: Perry

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.
  • Harris Brake Lake is closed to hunting, except for Canada goose hunting Sept. 1-15.
  • Open for waterfowl hunting Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays during waterfowl season.
  • Hunting is allowed 30 minutes before sunrise until noon, except the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt and the last two days of the last duck season, when waterfowl hunting is allowed 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset.
  • 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.
  • See Notes for Access Regulations.
2020-21 Closed Seasons
  • Deer Muzzleloader
  • Deer Modern Gun
  • Bear Muzzleloader
  • Bear Modern Gun
  • 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
WMA Deer Bag Limit: Two deer, no more than one buck, which may include:

  • One buck with archery,
  • Two does with archery.

Deer Notes:

  • Three-point rule.
  • No dogs.
2020-21 Quail

Nov. 1, 2020-Feb. 7, 2021. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.

2020-21 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2020-Feb. 28, 2021. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed.

2020-21 Squirrel

May 15, 2020-Feb. 28, 2021. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48. Dogs allowed.

2020 Bear

Bear Archery: Sept. 26-Nov. 30, 2020
Bear Notes:

  • Bear seasons close earlier if bear zone quota is reached. Click here for details.
  • 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 (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).

  • During duck season, other hunters may hunt only during the same hours and days as duck hunters, except for those trapping, rabbit hunting, deer archery hunting, squirrel hunting, rabbit hunting and hunting furbearers at night.
  • 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.
    • Exception - Boats allowed within Harris Brake Lake
  • Closed to all access (except in designated campsites, 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 Harris Brake WMA (excluding Harris Brake Lake) during duck season.




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