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Stone Prairie WMA

Zone County
608 Faulkner
2023-24 Closed Seasons
  • Alligator
  • Bear Modern Gun
  • Bear Muzzleloader
  • Quail
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 (permit hunt): Oct. 21-25, 2023
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt (permit hunt): Nov. 4-5, 2023

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

  • Two bucks with archery,
  • Three does with archery,
  • One buck and one doe with muzzleloader.
  • During youth permit hunt, youths may take two deer, one buck (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

Deer Notes:

  • Three-point rule.
  • No dogs.
  • Prescribed fire may be used on this WMA during the fall to meet habitat objectives. AGFC will not be conducting prescribed burns during muzzleloader permit hunt; however, implementation could occur immediately before permit dates.
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.
2023 Bear
Bear Archery: Sept. 13-Nov. 30, 2023
Bear Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 4-5, 2023

Bear Notes:

2024 Turkey
Youth Hunt (permit required): April 6-7, 2024. One legal turkey.
Firearms Hunt (permit required): April 15-17 and April 20-22, 2024. One legal turkey.
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 or by calling 833-345-0325 or any regional office.
  • Limited parking and access will be available during the 2023-24 hunting season.
  • Closed to bird dog training.
  • Stone Prairie WMA has a military history, Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC) may be present. Use caution; recognize these military items can be dangerous; if encountered retreat; do not touch. Move away from the area and call 911.
Stone Prairie WMA consists of 989 acres in Faulkner County.