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Provo WMA

Zone County
537 Sevier

Provo WMA is a leased land WMA, meaning hunters, trappers and campers 16 years of age or older must purchase a Provo WMA leased lands permit (LPR) along with a free annual General Use Permit (WMP). Permits are available online by clicking “Buy Licenses” at or by calling 833-345-0325 or any regional office.

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. 16-18, 2023
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 11-22, 2023 (no dogs), Nov. 25-Dec. 6, 2023 (dogs allowed) and Dec. 26-28, 2023 (no dogs)
Deer Modern Gun Special 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 youth hunt, youths may take two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

Deer Notes:

  • Three-point rule.
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. 

2024-25 Squirrel
May 15, 2024-Feb. 28, 2025. 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 points are located along Hwy. 71 north of Lockesburg, along Hwy. 70 between the Hwy 71 Jct. and Dierks, and along Provo road.


The area was established as a WMA in 1999.

Area Notes

Camping is permitted on the area at designated campsites.


This area is located on a ridge between the Cossatot and Saline Rivers and primarily consists of intensively managed pine timberlands and mixed pine/hardwood tracts.

Hunting Opportunities

Deer, quail, turkey, squirrel, and rabbits. See current regulations for seasons and permit requirements.


It is in Sevier County, about 3 miles northeast of Lockesburg.

Management Practices

Wildlife management practices are integrated with timber management practices to provide quality wildlife habitat and hunting opportunities. These management practices provide substantial open land habitats and stimulate excellent browse production.


This area consists of approximately 11,000 acres of Weyerhaeuser Company land.




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

Recreation Other Than Hunting

Dierks Lake offers good fishing opportunities and is approximately 4 miles north. Pond Creek NWR and Millwood Lake are approximately 10 miles south.

Restaurants and Other Facilities

Facilities are located in Lockesburg, DeQueen, and Dierks. Corp of Engineer campgrounds at Dierks Lake.


Due to the large network of Weyerhaeuser roads that run throughout the area it is recommended that anyone not familiar with the area obtain an area map from the AGFC.