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Overview

De Queen Lake WMA

Zone County
176 Sevier
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 (all open units): Sept. 23, 2023-Feb. 29, 2024
Deer Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 21-29, 2023 and Dec. 29-31, 2023
Deer Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 11-Dec. 17, 2023 and Dec. 26-28, 2023
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt (firearms units only): 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, muzzleloader or modern gun,
  • Four does with archery,
  • Two does with muzzleloader and modern gun combined.
  • During youth hunt, youths may take four deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and two 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.

2023 Bear

Bear Archery (all open units): Sept. 13-Nov. 30, 2023
Bear Muzzleloader (firearms units only): Oct. 21-29, 2023
Bear Modern Gun (firearms units only): Nov. 11-30, 2023
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt (firearms units only): Nov. 4-5, 2023

Bear Notes:

2024 Turkey

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

About the Name

The WMA is named for the Corps of Engineers lake the property surrounds.

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.
  • All property lying south of Bellah Mine Road, (excluding property contained within the boundaries of the Dike C Firearms Unit and Jordan Tract Firearm Unit) – firearms are not allowed.
  • All COE Recreational Areas are closed to hunting. Refer to COE/ AGFC Public Use Map.
Description

DeQueen Lake WMA is 8,792 acres.

Ownership

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Phone

833-372-2434