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Petit Jean River WMA

Zone: 510

County: Yell

2019-20 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
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 deer, which may include:

  • Two antlered deer with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun,
  • 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:

  • CWD regulations apply.
  • No antler-point restrictions on 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.

2019-20 Waterfowl
  • View Statewide Waterfowl Season Dates and Bag Limits.

    Waterfowl Notes: 

  • It is unlawful to use any device that simulates wing movement or movement of any kind through electrical or mechanical means, except traditional jerk strings.
  • Nonresidents need a Nonresident 5-day Wildlife Management Area Waterfowl Hunting Permit to hunt waterfowl.
  • See Area Notes for Access Regulations.
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 Notes:

  • Statewide bag limit.
  • No dogs.
2019 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 6-7, 2019. Two legal turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt: April 8-23, 2019. Two legal turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).

Notes
  • No boats allowed from 1 p.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 23-Jan. 31.
    • Exception 1 - Boats allowed on Petit Jean River and Kingfisher Lake.
    • Exception 2 - Boats allowed from 1 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., Dec. 7, Jan. 29-31 and Feb. 8.
  • Closed to all access (except in the Petit Jean River and Kingfisher Lake and in designated campsites, parking areas, boat launch ramps and boat staging areas) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 23-Jan. 31 and Feb. 8.
  • Airboats may not be operated within Petit Jean River WMA (excluding Petit Jean River and Kingfisher Lake) during duck season.
Ownership

AGFC

Phone

877-478-1043

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