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Overview

Bearcat Hollow WMA

Zone County
015 Newton, Searcy
2023-24 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
2023-24 Crow

Sept. 1, 2023-Feb. 19, 2024. Open Thursdays through Mondays only. No limit.

2023-24 Deer

Deer Archery: Sept. 23, 2023-Feb. 29, 2024
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2023 and Dec. 9-11, 2023
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 3, 2023 and Dec. 26-28, 2023
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 4-5, 2023 and Jan. 6-7, 2024
Deer Modern Gun (Mobility Impaired Permit Hunt): Oct. 7-8, 2023

WMA Deer Bag Limit: Three deer, no more than two antlered bucks, which may include:

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

Deer Notes:

  • No antler restrictions.
  • No dogs. 
2023-24 Quail

Nov. 1, 2023-Feb. 5, 2024. Daily limit – 6, possession limit -12.

2023-24 Rabbit

Sept. 1, 2023-Feb. 29, 2024. Daily limit – 8, possession limit – 16. 

2023-24 Squirrel

May 15, 2023-Feb. 29, 2024. No dogs allowed Nov.11-19, 2023. Daily limit – 12, possession limit – 48.

2023 Bear

Bear Archery: Sept. 13-Nov. 30, 2023
Bear Muzzleloader: Oct. 21-29, 2023
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 11-30, 2023
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 4-5, 2023
Bear Modern Gun Mobility Impaired (permit hunt): Oct. 7-8, 2023

Bear Notes:

2023 Elk

Elk (permit hunt): Oct. 2-6 and Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2023
Elk Youth (permit hunt): Oct. 7-8 and Oct. 28-29, 2023

2024 Turkey

Youth Hunt: April 6-7, 2024. One legal turkey.
Firearms Hunt: April 15-May 5, 2024. One legal turkey.

Area Notes
Ownership

USDA Forest Service

Phone

833-340-7506