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Record number of deer hunting permits available Oct. 11
Record number of deer hunting permits available Oct. 11

If you didn’t draw a deer permit for an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management area hunt this year, there’s still a good chance to get the one you’re after. More than 6,000 unclaimed permits will be available beginning 8 a.m., Oct. 11, at the AGFC Little Rock headquarters and regional offices across the state.

“Typically, we have about 3,000 leftovers available,” said Ashley Bean, AGFC permit program coordinator. “This year, we had almost the same number of applicants, but they were focused only on a few hunts, leaving many unclaimed permits throughout the state.”

Some permits are even available for some of Arkansas’s most coveted wildlife management areas. There’s even permit available for the modern gun hunt at Freddie Black Choctaw Island Deer Research Area WMA, which normally takes about four years to draw. These high-demand permits are left because people who had enough preference points drew the permit, but did not pay. Unclaimed permits were put into a second round of drawings, and again, some hunters who drew permits did not pay for them.

Permits are available only at the offices listed below, and no phone or internet sales or reservations will be made. Each person may purchase a permit for themselves and up to three friends, but they must have a name, date of birth, and a driver’s license number or Social Security number for each person. Purchased permits are nontransferable. Hunters who have already drawn and paid for a permit may still purchase leftover permits.

 

 

Hunt Type

WMA

Hunt Start Date

Hunt End Date

Leftover Permits

Sales Locations

Archery

Maumelle River WMA

10/1/2011

10/31/2011

36

Little Rock

Archery

Maumelle River WMA

11/1/2011

11/30/2011

26

Little Rock

Archery

Maumelle River WMA

12/1/2011

12/31/2011

35

Little Rock

Modern Gun

Fort Chaffee WMA

11/20/2011

11/20/2011

353

Fort Smith

Modern Gun

Bayou Meto WMA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

44

Monticello

Modern Gun

Camp Robinson SUA

11/12/2011

11/14/2011

11

Little Rock

Modern Gun

Camp Robinson WMA

11/24/2011

11/25/2011

41

Little Rock

Modern Gun

Camp Robinson WMA

11/26/2011

11/27/2011

216

Little Rock

Modern Gun

Cut-Off Creek WMA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

351

Monticello

Modern Gun

Cypress Bayou WMA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

5

Brinkley

Modern Gun

Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois D'Arc WMA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

151

Hope

Modern Gun

Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA

10/29/2011

10/30/2011

1

Russellville

Modern Gun

Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA

11/12/2011

11/13/2011

3

Russellville

Modern Gun

Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer

12/3/2011

12/5/2011

1

Monticello

 

Research Area East Unit

 

 

 

 

Modern Gun

Harold E. Alexander Spring River WMA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

8

Russellville

Modern Gun

Henry Gray Hurricane Lake WMA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

7

Brinkley

Modern Gun

Hobbs State Park Conservation Area

12/3/2011

12/7/2011

14

Eureka Springs

Modern Gun

Howard County WMA

11/12-11/20

12/3-12/11

26

Hope

Modern Gun

J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA

11/16/2011

11/17/2011

43

Fort Smith

Modern Gun

Lake Greeson WMA

11/12-11/23

12/3-12/14

347

Hope

Modern Gun

McIlroy Madison County WMA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

5

Eureka Springs

Modern Gun

Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

223

Monticello, Camden,

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock

Modern Gun

Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA

11/25/2011

11/29/2011

210

Monticello, Camden,

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock

Modern Gun

Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA

12/10/2011

12/14/2011

246

Monticello, Camden,

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock

Modern Gun

Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA

12/26/2011

12/30/2011

271

Monticello, Camden,

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock

Modern Gun

Rex Hancock Black Swamp WMA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

23

Brinkley

Modern Gun

Sheffield Nelson Dagmar WMA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

20

Brinkley

Modern Gun

U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

255

Brinkley

Modern Gun

U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA

11/25/2011

11/29/2011

18

Brinkley

Modern Gun

Wedington WMA

11/12/2011

11/13/2011

14

Eureka Springs

Modern Gun

Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer

10/29/2011

10/31/2011

42

Monticello

 

Research Area East Unit (mobility impaired)

 

 

 

 

Muzzleloader

Bayou Meto WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

239

Monticello

Muzzleloader

Camp Robinson WMA

11/19/2011

11/20/2011

77

Little Rock

Muzzleloader

Cut-Off Creek WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

170

Monticello, Little Rock

Muzzleloader

Dave Donaldson Black River WMA

10/29/2011

11/2/2011

2

Jonesboro

Muzzleloader

Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois D'Arc WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

159

Hope, Little Rock

Muzzleloader

Fort Chaffee WMA

11/27/2011

11/27/2011

490

Fort Smith

Muzzleloader

Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer

10/22/2011

10/24/2011

11

Monticello

 

Research Area East Unit

 

 

 

 

Muzzleloader

Scott Henderson Gulf Mountain WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

14

Russellville

Muzzleloader

Hobbs State Park Conservation Area

11/12/2011

11/16/2011

22

Eureka Springs

Muzzleloader

Holland Bottoms WMA

10/22/2011

10/24/2011

8

Brinkley

Muzzleloader

Holland Bottoms WMA

11/25/2011

11/27/2011

33

Brinkley

Muzzleloader

Howard County WMA

10/22-10/30

12/29-12/31

166

Hope

Muzzleloader

Lake Greeson WMA

10/22-10/30

12/29-12/31

601

Hope, Hot Spring,

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock

Muzzleloader

Little Bayou WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

11

Monticello

Muzzleloader

McIlroy Madison County WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

5

Eureka Springs

Muzzleloader

Moro Big Pine Natural Area WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

220

Monticello, Camden,

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock

Muzzleloader

Rex Hancock Black Swamp WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

36

Brinkley

Muzzleloader

St. Francis National Forest WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

1

Brinkley

Muzzleloader

Sheffield Nelson Dagmar WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

86

Brinkley

Muzzleloader

Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA

10/29/2011

11/2/2011

11

Jonesboro

Muzzleloader

Trusten Holder WMA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

179

Monticello

Muzzleloader

U of A Pine Tree Experimental Station WDA

10/22/2011

10/26/2011

93

Brinkley, Little Rock

Youth

Camp Robinson WMA

10/29/2011

10/30/2011

85

Little Rock

Youth

Dave Donaldson Black River WMA

11/5/2011

11/6/2011

18

Jonesboro

Youth

Freddie Black Choctaw Island WMA Deer

11/25/2011

11/27/2011

38

Monticello

 

Research Area East Unit

 

 

 

 

Youth

Galla Creek WMA

11/5/2011

11/6/2011

18

Russellville

Youth

Hobbs State Park Conservation Area

11/5/2011

11/6/2011

19

Eureka Springs

Youth

Hope Upland WMA

11/5/2011

11/6/2011

52

Hope

Youth

J. Perry Mikles Blue Mountain SUA

10/8/2011

10/9/2011

29

Fort Smith

Youth

Prairie Bayou WMA

11/5/2011

11/6/2011

8

Brinkley

Youth

St. Francis National Forest WMA

11/5/2011

11/6/2011

42

Brinkley 

Youth

Shirey Bay Rainey Brake WMA

11/5/2011

11/6/2011

26

Jonesboro

Youth

Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms WMA

11/5/2011

11/6/2011

9

Brinkley

 

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