WMA Overview

Size: 907 acres
Location: Trigg & Lyon
Contact: (270) 753-6913
Elevation: minimum 358 feet, maximum 383 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.6874, Longitude W -87.9090
Area Habitat: open land 10.25%, forest 8.60%, wetland 27.78%, open water 53.69%.

Regulations

Turkey: Open under statewide regulations during the spring season.

Squirrel: Open under statewide regulations during the spring season.

Coyote: Open under statewide regulations.

Groundhog: Open under statewide regulations.

Bullfrog: Open under statewide regulations.

Turtles: Open under statewide regulations.

Fall Hunting dates/regulations are currently pending. 


North Refuge is closed Nov. 1 – February 15 and

Duck Island Refuge is closed Oct. 15 – March 15, with the exception of October muzzleloader deer season.

Directions & Description

WMA consist primarily of islands in Lake Barkley with Duck Island maintained as waterfowl refuge. Fishing, boating and other water-related sports.

The North Refuge is closed Nov. 1 - March 15 and Duck Island Refuge is closed Oct. 15 - March 15.

Lake Barkley WMA is owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.