What to know
Serves as a wintering area for waterfowl and it is managed primarily for deer and waterfowl and secondarily for small game; includes several oxbow lakes, the main ones being Big Hurricane, Little Hurricane, Big Bell, Little Bell, Whirl lake, Honey Lake, Big Brushy and Mallard Pond. Fishing attracts more people to the WMA than any other activity with 11 fishable lakes open to the public; ranging from three acres to 33 acres; black bass (primarily largemouth), crappie and bream; trotline and net fishing in White and Little Red rivers, with channel and flathead catfish and buffalo the most prized species. Rich in birdlife, visitors may see more than 80 different species of birds during the right time of the year. Thirty-five primitive campsites available.