Permitting dates are subject to change.
2012-13 WMA Deer Permit Hunt applications are available June 1-July 1. Click the link below to apply.
The preference point system for WMA hunt permits has been abandoned due to the misuse of party hunt applications to "cheat the system" and cheat other hunters of hunting opportunity. Beginning with the 2013-14 season, WMA hunt permits will be assigned by a non-weighted random draw. However, hunters who have accumulated preference points may use them this season. Here is how the phase-out will work:
For more information regarding permit hunts on national wildlife refuges please contact:
Bald Knob NWR, Cache River NWR and Wapanocca NWR
Visit the website or call 870-347-2614
Felsenthal NWR and Pond Creek NWR
Visit the website or call 870-364-3167
White River NWR
Visit the website or 870-282-8200