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Lee County WMA

2017-18 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
  • Bear
2017-18 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 16-18, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 10 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.
WMA Deer Bag Limit: Three deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:

  • Two bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun,
  • Three does with archery,
  • Two does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.
  • During youth hunt, youths may take three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and up to two does.

Deer Notes:

  • Three-point rule.
  • No dogs.
2017 Crow

Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 19, 2018. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.

2017 Quail

Nov. 1, 2017-Feb. 4, 2018. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.

2017 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2017 Squirrel

May 15, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.

2017 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 8-9, 2017. Two bearded turkeys, no more than one jake. Firearms Hunt: April 10-25, 2017. Two bearded turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).

About the Name

Lee County WMA is named after the county it is in.

Access

The management can be accessed by Highway 131 turning North from Haynes. A county road off 131 can access the south end of the WMA.

Age

The area was established as a WMA in 1970.

Camping

No camping allowed.

Description

The management is comprised of old agricultural fields, which have been reforested providing a home for an abundance of wildlife including small game and an assortment of birds.

Hunting Opportunities

Hunting opportunities exist for deer, turkey and small game.

Location

Lee County is located South of Haynes, Arkansas near Crowley's Ridge.

Management Practices

Reforestation of old agriculture fields provides abundant habitat for wildlife.

Ownership

The small FMHA tract was deeded to the AGFC in 1991.

Phone

877-734-4581

Purpose

It was acquired to provide additional public use opportunities.

Restaurants and Other Facilities

Haynes Arkansas provides the nearest opportunities for dining. A small store provides barbecues and sandwiches for the hungry visitor. A parking area is provided where 131 and the WMA converge

Safety

Lee County has a good population of rattlesnakes. When visiting, be cautious and observant.

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