Loafer's Glory WMA
Counties: Marion, Searcy
- 2019-20 Closed Seasons
- 2019-20 Crow
Sept. 1, 2019-Feb. 21, 2020. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.
- 2019-20 Deer
Deer Archery: Sept. 28, 2019-Feb. 29, 2020.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 19-27 and Dec. 14-16, 2019.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 9-Dec. 1 and Dec. 26-28, 2019.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 2-3, 2019 and Jan. 4-5, 2020.
WMA Deer Bag Limit: Four deer, no more than two antlered bucks, which may include:
- Two antlered bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun,
- Four antlerless with archery.
- One antlerless with muzzleloader or modern gun.
- During youth hunt, youths may take four deer, two antlered bucks (no antler restrictions) and two antlerless.
- CWD regulations apply in Searcy County.
- No antler restrictions for buck harvest.
- No dogs.
- 2019-20 Quail
Nov. 1, 2019-Feb. 2, 2020. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.
- 2019-20 Rabbit
Sept. 1, 2019-Feb. 29, 2020. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.
- 2019-20 Squirrel
May 15, 2019-Feb. 29, 2020. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.
- 2019 Bear
Bear Archery: Sept. 28-Nov. 30, 2019.
Bear Muzzleloader: Oct. 19-27, 2019.
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 9-30, 2019.
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 2-3, 2019.
- Bear seasons close earlier if bear zone quota is reached. Click here for details.
- Statewide bag limit.
- No dogs.
- 2020 Turkey
Youth Hunt: April 11-12, 2020. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt: April 13-28, 2020. Two legal turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).
First road north 1.5 miles east of Morning Star.
Maps of the area date back to May, 1967.
Area is moderately to steeply sloped with hardwood and pine. Area is near Buffalo River. Area has 5 parts in all, totaling 2,720 acres.
- Hunting Opportunities
Turkey, deer, squirrel and furbearers.
The WMA is in Searcy County, 10 miles northeast of Marshall.
- Management Practices
- All caves are closed to public access to prevent the spread of White Nose Syndrome into Arkansas in order to protect bat populations.
Area is managed for deer and turkey.
- Recreation Other Than Hunting
There are no designated campsites on this WMA. Camping is allowed in the parking areas. Due to the areas being small in size, there is no vehicle or ATV travel on the interior roads.
- Restaurants and Other Facilities
Restaurants and motels are available in Marshall area.
- WMA Master Plan