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Overview

Cut-Off Creek WMA

Zone County
138 Drew
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. 21-25, 2023
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 11-15, 2023
Deer Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 4-5, 2023 and Jan. 6-7, 2024

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

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

Deer Notes:

  • 15-inch inside spread or 18-inch main beam 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.

2023-24 Waterfowl

Waterfowl Notes:

  • No boats allowed within the WMA outside of the channel of Cut-Off Creek from Nov 11-Feb. 3.
  • Motors with factory exhaust systems only during waterfowl season.
  • No airboats during duck season.
  • Closed to all access (except in designated campsites, parking areas, boat launch ramps and boat staging areas) from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., Nov. 18-Jan. 31 and Feb. 3. (Boats may only be launched in boat staging areas after 2 a.m. and must remain occupied between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m.)
  • Spinning-wing and mechanically operated decoys not allowed. See Page 43.
  • Waterfowl hunters may not possess shot shells containing shot larger than No. 2 and may possess no more than 15 shells unless hunters are in camping, parking or boat launching areas or during the Special Youth Waterfowl Hunts (Dec. 2, Feb. 3) and Special Military Hunt (Feb. 3).
2024 Turkey

Youth Hunt (permit required): April 6-7, 2024. One legal turkey.
Archery: April 18-19, April 23-26 and April 30-May 5, 2024. (closed during firearms permit hunts). One legal turkey.
Firearms Hunt (permit required): April 15-19, April 20-22 and April 27-29, 2024. One legal turkey.

Turkey Notes: 

Area Notes
  • A free annual General Use Permit (WMP) is required to hunt or trap on WMAs. Permits are available online by clicking “Buy Licenses” at agfc.com or by calling 833-345-0325 or any regional office.
  • Check antler restrictions for important additional information.
  • The Pigeon Creek Waterfowl Rest Area closes to access and hunting from Nov. 1-Feb. 15 and will reopen Feb. 16.
  • For access restrictions that affect all users during waterfowl season, check the waterfowl guidebook
Ownership

AGFC/Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission

Phone

833-363-7638

WMA Master Plan

View the master plan for this AGFC-owned WMA.