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Overview

Blevins WMA

Zone County
055 Hempstead
2023-24 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
  • Bear
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. 29-31, 2023
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 11-Dec. 17, 2023 and Dec. 26-28, 2023
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 4-5, 2023 and Jan. 6-7, 2024

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

  • Two bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun,
  • Five does with archery, muzzleloader and modern gun combined.
  • Four does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.
  • During youth hunt, youths may take five deer, no more than two bucks (no antler restrictions) or up to five does..

Deer Notes:

  • Three-point rule.
  • 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. Dogs allowed. Daily limit – 12, possession limit – 48.

2024 Turkey

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

Access

The area is located 4 miles northeast of the Blevins off Hwy. 29 on County Rd. 51.

Age

The area was established as a WMA in 1991.

Area Notes
Camping

Nearest camping facilities are at the Crater of Diamonds State Park.

Description

The area primarily consists of old field habitats with hardwood riparian zones.

Hunting Opportunities

Deer, quail, turkey, squirrel, waterfowl, and rabbits. Old field habitats provide some excellent rabbit hunting opportunities. See current regulations for seasons and bag limits.

Location

It is in Hempstead County, 4 miles northeast of Blevins on Hwy. 29.

Management Practices

Currently, habitat management practices are limited on this area due to its small size.

Ownership

This 128-acre area is owned by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Phone

833-372-2434

Purpose

The primary objective of this management area is to provide quality wildlife habitat and public hunting opportunities.

Recreation Other Than Hunting

Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Rick Evans/Grandview Prairie, and Hope Upland WMA’s are located to the southwest. Old Washington State Park is also located to the southwest.

Restaurants and Other Facilities

Facilities are located in Blevins, Prescott, Nashville, or Hope.