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Ozark Lake WMA

2018-19 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
  • Bear
2018-19 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 22, 2018-Feb. 28, 2019. No dogs.
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 20-28 and Dec. 8-10, 2018. No dogs.
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 10-Dec. 2 (dogs allowed) and Dec. 26-28 (no dogs), 2018.
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 3-4, 2018 and Jan. 5-6, 2019. WMA Deer Bag Limit: Four deer, no more than two antlered deer, which may include:

  • Two antlered deer with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined,
  • Four antlerless deer with archery.
  • One antlerless deer with muzzleloader or modern gun.
  • During youth hunt, youths may take three deer: two antlered deer (no antler-point restrictions) and one antlerless deer.

Deer Notes:

  • No antler-size restrictions on buck harvest.
  • No dogs allowed on islands.
2018-19 Waterfowl

View Statewide Waterfowl Season Dates and Bag Limits.

Waterfowl Notes: 

  • Waterfowl hunting is allowed 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset.
  • Dyer Lake waterfowl units: hunting ends at noon. 
2018 Crow

Sept. 1, 2018-Feb. 21, 2019. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.

2018 Quail

Nov. 1, 2018-Feb. 3, 2019. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.

2018 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2018-Feb. 28, 2019. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2018 Squirrel

May 15, 2018-Feb. 28, 2019. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.

2018 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 7-8, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt: April 9-24, 2018. Two legal turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).

  • The WMA boundary includes lands within the Corps of Engineers boundary including islands and shoreline acreage.
  • Additional Corps of Engineers regulations apply. Contact the Corps of Engineers by mail at Box 1087, Russellville, AR 72801 or by phone at 479-968-5008.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers



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