RegulationsOpen under statewide regulations for all fall turkey seasons, except these seasons are closed during quota and open gun deer hunts. Tract 6 is closed to all vehicular traffic Feb. 1 – April 16.
Check-in required before entering any area marked with an "A".
Any person entering “A” Tracts for any use must check-in prior to entry. Persons shall not enter any area posted closed by signs.
Squirrel*: Open under statewide regulations.
Rabbit & Quail*: Tracts 2, 3, 6 and 7 open with statewide seasons and close Dec. 31. Tracts 1, 4, 5 and "A" tracts open Jan. 1-10 except if harvest limits are reached before Jan. 10. Hunters must report harvest numbers and total hours hunted to the area supervisor on a daily basis. Reporting can be done in person at the hunter check station, or by completing and submitting a hunt data card each day. If a tract is closed before Jan. 10, a sign indicating closure will be posted at the hunter check station at least 24 hours in advance. Shooting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 1 p.m. local time on Tracts 1, 4, 5 and "A".
Turkey (Spring): All tracts open for the youth-only turkey season. All tracts except those marked with the letter "A" are open for the general spring turkey season.
Furbearer*: Open under statewide regulations.
*Small game or furbearer hunters must not use rifles, or ball or slug ammunition to take these species. Unleashed dogs are prohibited April 1 until the third Saturday in August, except while squirrel hunting and during department-authorized field trials.
Deer**: Quota Hunt, either sex, four consecutive days starting the third Saturday in December, Tracts 1-6; shotgun and muzzleloader only. Hunters must hunt only in assigned tract. Youth-Mentor Quota Hunt, either sex, four consecutive days starting the third Saturday in December, "A" tracts; shotgun and muzzleloader only. Hunters must hunt only in assigned tract. Open muzzleloader/shotgun deer hunt, either sex, two-deer limit, three consecutive days starting the Saturday preceding the third Monday in January. Hunting permitted on Tracts 1-6 only; hunters must hunt only in assigned tract. Limited to the first 140 hunters who must check-in at a designated check station from 4-8 p.m. (Central time) on the Friday before the hunt, or from 4:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on hunt days. Registered hunters must check out at the designated check station when finished hunting, when the hunter's bag limit is reached, or by 7 p.m. (Central time) on the final day of the hunt.
Archery season open under statewide regulations on all tracts, except closed during Quota and Open Gun Deer hunts.
Crossbow season open under statewide regulations on all tracts, except closed during Quota and Open Gun Deer hunts.
**Hunters may not use centerfire rifles or handguns to take deer on this WMA.