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Loafer's Glory WMA

2017-18 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
2017-18 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 23, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29 and Dec. 9-11, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 26-28, 2017.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 4-5, 2017 and Jan. 6-7, 2018.
WMA Deer Bag Limit: Four deer, no more than two bucks, which may include:

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

Deer Notes:

  • CWD regulations apply in Searcy County.
  • No antler restrictions for buck harvest.
  • No dogs.
2017 Bear

Bear Archery: Sept. 23-Nov. 30, 2017.
Bear Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2017.
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2017.
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 4-5, 2017.
Bear Notes:

  • Bear seasons close earlier if bear zone quota is reached. Click here for details.
  • Statewide bag limit.
  • 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).

Access

First road north 1.5 miles east of Morning Star.

Age

Maps of the area date back to May, 1967.

Description

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.

Location

The WMA is in Searcy County, 10 miles northeast of Marshall.

Management Practices

   

Notes
  • All caves are closed to public access to prevent the spread of White Nose Syndrome into Arkansas in order to protect bat populations.
Ownership

AGFC

Phone

866-253-2506

Purpose

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.

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