Blue Mountain WMA

Blue Mountain WMA

This 8,200-acre WMA consists of Corps of Engineers property surrounding Blue Mountain Lake.

Leased Land Permit Required: FALSE

2017 Bear
Bear Archery: Sept. 24-Nov. 30, 2016.
Bear Muzzleloader: Oct. 15-23, 2016.
Bear Modern Gun: Nov. 1-4 and Nov. 7-30, 2016.
Bear Modern Gun Youth Hunt: Nov. 5-6, 2016.
Bear Notes: Statewide bag limit. No dogs.

2017 Crow
Sept. 1, 2016-Feb. 19, 2017. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No limit.

2017 Deer
Deer Archery: Sept. 24, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. (no dogs)
Deer Muzzleloader: Oct. 15-23 and Dec. 10-12, 2016. (no dogs)
Deer Modern Gun: Nov. 12-Dec. 4Ê(dogs allowed) and Dec. 26-28, 2016. (no dogs)
Deer Modern Gun Special Youth Hunt: Nov. 5-6, 2016 and Jan. 7-8, 2017. (no dogs)

WMA Deer Bag Limit: Three deer; no more than two bucks. May include:

  • Two bucks with archery, muzzleloader or modern gun
  • Three does with archery,
  • One doe with muzzleloader or modern gun.
  • During youth hunt, youths may take three deer, two bucks (no antler restrictions) and one doe.

2017 Deer Permit: FALSE

Deer Notes: Three-point rule.

2017 Quail
Nov. 1, 2016-Feb. 5, 2017. Daily limit - 6, possession limit -12. Bird dogs allowed.

2017 Rabbit
Sept. 1, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. Daily limit - 8, possession limit - 16. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts.

2017 Squirrel
May 15, 2016-Feb. 28, 2017. Dogs allowed except during firearms deer hunts. Daily limit - 12, possession limit - 48.

2017 Turkey
Youth Hunt: April 8-9, 2017. Two bearded turkeys, no more than one jake.
Firearms Hunt: April 10-25, 2017. Two bearded turkeys, no jakes (youths may take one jake as part of their statewide seasonal limit).

2017 Turkey Permit: FALSE

Notes: The J. Perry Mikles SUA (field trial area) is closed to the public during field trials. See J. Perry Mikles SUA for more details.

Ownership: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Distance from Convention Center:
39.5 mi.