Deer Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 29-31, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.
WMA Deer Bag Limit: Six deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:
Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 19, 2018. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
Nov. 1, 2017-Feb. 4, 2018. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.
Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
Youth Hunt (permit required): April 8-9, 2017. One bearded turkey. Firearms Hunt (permit required): April 10-12, 2017. One bearded turkey, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).
Turkey Notes: A WMA Turkey Hunt Permit is required to hunt turkeys on this WMA. Click here for details.
The area is located east of the Bradley community on Hwy. 29. Several access points are available along Hwy 29 north and south of town and along Hwy 160 east of town.
The area was established as a WMA in 1970.
Camping is allowed in designated sites along the North CCC Rd.
The area consists primarily of intensively managed pine timberlands with hardwood buffers along the major streams.
Deer, quail, turkey, squirrel, rabbits, and waterfowl (on Lake Erling). See current regulations for seasons and bag limits.
It is located in Lafayette County, just east of the community of Bradley.
Wildlife management practices are integrated with timber management practices to provide quality wildlife habitat and hunting opportunities.
This 16,739-acre area is owned by several private companies.
The primary objective of this management area is to provide quality wildlife habitat and public hunting opportunities.
Lake Erling borders the WMA on the east and provides excellent fishing opportunities. Spring Bank and Sulphur River WMA's are located approximately 7 and 15 miles to the west, respectively.
Facilities are located in Springhill, LA or Bradley and Magnolia, AR. Bass Haven Restaurant and Lodge are located on Lake Erling. They have lodging as well as RV hookups and a boat launch. They can be reached at 870-694-6221.
This WMA has been under a quality deer management program for several years and large deer have been harvested here consistently.