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J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA

Zone: 380

County: Logan

2020-21 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
  • Bear archery,firearms
  • Deer muzzleloader
  • Quail
  • Furbearer trapping
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
Muzzleloader: Closed
Deer Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Oct. 3-4, 2020 
Deer Modern Gun (permit hunt): Nov. 11-12, 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 or 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 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. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2020-21 Waterfowl

Statewide Waterfowl Season Dates and Bag Limits

General WMA Regulations

Waterfowl Notes:

  • Waterfowl hunting is allowed 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset during waterfowl season.
  • This area is closed to all other activities when “Field Trial in Progress” signs are displayed. A schedule listing the dates of field trials will be posted at the Area Headquarters or click here to open a PDF of the schedule.
  • 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.
2021 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 10-11, 2021. One legal turkey.
Firearms Hunt: April 19- May 9, 2021. One legal turkey, no jakes (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.
  • This area is closed to all other activities when “Field Trial in Progress” signs are displayed. A schedule listing the dates of field trials will be posted at the Area Headquarters or click here to open a PDF of the schedule.
  • All organized horse and mule events on J. Perry Mikles/Blue Mountain SUA must be scheduled/ reserved annually by July 1 through the Area Manager.
  • All pleasure riding is restricted to dates when no field trials are being conducted.
  • A current Arkansas hunting license is required for dog training.
  • Dog training is prohibited during organized field trials.
  • The area is open to training raccoon dogs at night and rabbit dogs year-round except during organized field trials.
  • Quail dog training is allowed from Oct. 1-April 15 except during firearms deer hunts where dogs are not allowed.
  • Dove hunting is closed during authorized field trials.
Ownership

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Phone

877-478-1043

Recreation Other Than Hunting

Click here for a list of scheduled trials.

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