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Harris Brake WMA

Zone: 300

County: Perry

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.

2020-21 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.
  • Closed to all access (except in designated campsites, parking areas and boat launch ramps) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 21-Jan. 31 and Feb. 6.
  • 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.
  • Open for waterfowl hunting Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Hunting is allowed 30 minutes before sunrise until noon, except the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunts, the Special Military Hunts and the last day of the last duck season, when waterfowl hunting is allowed 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset.
  • During duck season, other hunters may hunt only during the same hours and days as duck hunters, except for those deer archery hunting, squirrel hunting, rabbit hunting and trapping and hunting furbearers at night.
  • No boats allowed from 1 p.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 21-Jan. 31.
    Exception 1 – Boats allowed from 1 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., Dec. 5, Jan. 31 and Feb. 6.
    Exception 2 – Boats allowed within Harris Brake Lake.
  • Boating regulations on WMAs and NWRs.
  • Airboats may not be operated within Harris Brake WMA (excluding Harris Brake Lake) during duck season.
  • Harris Brake Lake is closed to hunting, except for Canada goose hunting Sept. 1-30.
  • 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.
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).

Area Notes
  • A free annual General Use Permit (WMP) is required to hunt or trap.
  • Closed to all access (except in designated campsites, parking areas and boat launch ramps) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 21-Jan. 31 and Feb. 6.
  • Harris Brake Lake is closed to hunting, except for Canada goose hunting Sept. 1-30.
  • During duck season, other hunters may hunt only during the same hours and days as duck hunters, except for those deer archery hunting, squirrel hunting, rabbit hunting and trapping and hunting furbearers at night.
Ownership

AGFC

Phone

877-525-8606

WMA Master Plan

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