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Holland Bottoms WMA

Zone: 340

Counties: Lonoke, Pulaski

2021-22 Closed Seasons
  • Bear
  • Alligator
2021-22 Crow

Sept. 2, 2021-Feb. 20, 2022. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.

2021-22 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 25, 2021-Feb. 28, 2022
Deer Muzzleloader (permit hunts): Oct. 16-18, 2021 and Nov. 26-28, 2021
Deer Modern Gun: Closed
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt (permit hunt): Nov. 6-7, 2021 and Jan. 1-2, 2022

WMA Deer Bag Limit: Three deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:

  • Two bucks with archery,
  • Two does with archery,
  • One buck or doe with muzzleloader permit.
  • During youth hunt, youths may take two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

Deer Notes:

  • Three-point rule.
  • No dogs.
2021-22 Quail

Nov. 1, 2021-Feb. 6, 2022. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.

2021-22 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2021-Feb. 28, 2022. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2021-22 Squirrel

May 15, 2021-Feb. 28, 2022. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.

2021-22 Waterfowl

The 2021-22 Arkansas Waterfowl Hunting Guidebook should be posted online early October. Check back for complete WMA information.

2021 Turkey

Youth Hunt (permit required): April 10-11, 2021. One legal turkey.
Firearms Hunt (permit required): April 17-19, 2021 and April 19-21, 2021. One legal turkey, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).

Turkey Notes: 

Area Notes
  • A free annual General Use Permit (WMP) is required to hunt or trap on WMAs. Permits are available online by clicking "Buy Licenses" at agfc.com or by calling 800-364-4263 or any regional office.
  • Only shotguns (.410 and larger) with slugs (no buckshot allowed) or muzzleloading rifles shooting a single projectile are allowed during modern gun special youth hunt.
  • The Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way through the area is considered part of the WMA for season and regulations purposes.
  • Lake Pickthorne WRA closes to access Nov. 1 and reopens to access Feb. 16.
  • For access restrictions that affect all users during waterfowl season, check the waterfowl guidebook
Camping

Camping is available in three designated camp sites.

Description

Bumping up against Jacksonville's city limits, Holland Bottoms WIldlife Management Area's 6,190 acres are a few minutes' drive from more than a quarter million people in the Little Rock area.

Hunting Opportunities

Hunting opportunities exist for deer, small game and waterfowl.

Management Practices

Management practices include: prescribed fires, timber harvest and water level control.

Ownership

AGFC/Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission

Phone

877-734-4581

Recreation Other Than Hunting

Public fishing is available at Tommy L. Sproles Lake Pickthorne on the west side of the WMA.The lake is popular for bass, crappie and bream.

Restaurants and Other Facilities

Numerous services can be found in the cities of Cabot and Jacksonville

WMA Master Plan

View the master plan for this AGFC-owned WMA.

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