Big Lake Bottom WMA
$0.00 /adult
Expired
Mandatory orientation will begin at 12:00 p.m. on the first day of the hunt. Camping is allowed on the area, however, there are no facilities available. Hunt period will end at sunset on the last day. Standby positions MAY be available.
Standbys may be available. Please call area to confirm.
Application Deadline Expired 2021 - 2022 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 4 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 17, 2021 – Dec 19, 2021
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer; Antlerless or Spike Buck
Unlimited Feral Hogs
MEANS NOT ALLOWED
Shotguns with Buckshot
Hunt Restrictions
Hunters that do not arrive by the 12:00 p.m. mandatory orientation will forfeit their position. ATV and ORV use is restricted to designated roads and trails.
Hunt Method
Entire Area; The use of ATVs or ORVs is allowed and strongly suggested.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 12
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 8- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 1416
Permits/Groups: 15
Success Rate: 33%
$0.00 /adult
Expired
Because of the extremely rugged terrain of the park, hunters should be prepared for a very strenuous hunt that may occur during severe winter conditions such as freezing rain or snow. Hunters should be prepared for long distance shots of at least 200 yards. Hunters will have access to 2,400 acres of the park. Hunters must check in deer at designated check-in station.
No standbys available.
Application Deadline Expired 2021 - 2022 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 20, 2021 – Dec 05, 2021
Bag Limit
One White-tailed Deer or Mule Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless or One Buck; Antler restrictions will apply to both white-tailed and mule deer bucks.
Unlimited Feral Hogs; Either Sex
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
All Archery Equipment
Centerfire Rifles
Muzzleloaders
Hunt Restrictions
Vehicular access is restricted to public roadways. Hunters are responsible for driving to their compartment. Compartment access is from high-clearance 4X4 county road. Use of atvs, horses and dogs are prohibited. Antler restrictions apply for all species
Hunt Method
Entire Area; Also, the removal of the harvested animal from portions of the park to the nearest road can be very strenuous because of the terrain and size of the animals. Camping is available within the main park.
Baiting
Allowed
Permits
Available: 4
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 8- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 1478
Permits/Groups: 4
Success Rate:
$0.00 /adult
Expired
Exotic mammals are in limited numbers. Mandatory Orientation Will Take Place at 11 AM on the 1st Day of Hunt.
No standbys available.
Application Deadline Expired 2021 - 2022 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 2 people per application
Hunt Dates
Nov 12, 2021 – Nov 21, 2021
Bag Limit
Two White-tailed Deer; Either Sex; Limit One Antlerless and One Buck; One (1) Anterless AND One (1) Buck with Main Beam Spread Equal to or Wider than the Ear Tips
Unlimited Exotic Mammals
Unlimited Coyotes
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles
Hunt Method
Compartment
Baiting
Allowed
Groups
Available: 7
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 8- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 2106
Permits/Groups: 7
Success Rate: 91%
$0.00 /adult
Expired
No standbys available.
Application Deadline Expired 2021 - 2022 Annual Public Hunting Permit required to apply. 1 – 1 people per application
Hunt Dates
Dec 03, 2021 – Dec 05, 2021
Bag Limit
Three White-tailed Deer; Antlerless Only; 3 Antlerless White-tailed deer
Unlimited Feral Hogs
ONLY MEANS ALLOWED
Centerfire Rifles .243 or Larger
Hunt Method
Assigned Blind or Compartment
Baiting
Allowed
Groups
Available: 1
Fee per adult: $0.00
Fee per youth: $0.00
Age Requirements
Youth ages: 8- 16
Adult minimum age: 17
Supervising adult minimum age: 18
Last Year
Applicants: 665
Permits/Groups: 1
Success Rate: 100%