68A-15.063. Specific Regulations for Wildlife Management Areas - Northwest Region  


Effective on Monday, July 1, 2019
  • 1(1) Apalachee Wildlife Management Area.

    6(a) Open season:

    91. General gun – November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through February 16 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays closed to hunting in Zones A and B, except hunting is allowed the Friday after Thanksgiving).

    442. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    523. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    604. Muzzleloading gun – December 7-9.

    665. September duck – On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays of the September seasons established by rule 8368A-13.003, 84F.A.C.

    856. Duck, geese and coot – On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays of the duck and coot season established in rule 10668A-13.003, 107F.A.C.

    1087. Dove – On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays of the dove season established in rule 12468A-13.008, 125F.A.C.

    1268. Quail (Zone A) – December 24 through February 16 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays closed to hunting).

    1439. Spring turkey (Zones A, B and C) – March 21 through Ap156ril 26 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    16310. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 17868A-13.004, 179F.A.C.

    180(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 187bear (only during the bear season), 193fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking of a200ntlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. Quail may be taken in Zone A only during the archery, muzzleloading gun, and quail seasons.

    254(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    257(d) General regulations:

    2601. Taking wildlife with dogs is prohibited except bird dogs and retrievers are allowed during the general gun, muzzleloading gun, September duck, duck, geese and coot, dove and quail seasons. Additionally, any dog may be used to take small game in Zones B and C, and to take squirrels during quail season in Zone A.

    3152. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads. During periods closed for hunting, vehicular access is prohibited except on Rock Pond Road and during daylight hours only one week prior to the archery season and one day prior to the muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons.

    3643. Taking wildlife with rifles is prohibited, except during the muzzleloading gun season.

    3774. Hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting Zone A and shall check all game taken when hunting in Zone A (except during spring turkey hunts).

    4105. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of County Road 271 is prohibited as provided by rule 43368A-4.008, 434F.A.C.

    4356. Two hundred zone tags will be issued for Zone A on a first-come, first-served basis at the check station. A zone tag is not required in Zones B or C.

    4667. During quail season, taking quail after 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time is prohibited.

    480(2) Apalachicola Wildlife Management Area.

    485(a) Open seasons:

    4881. General gun – November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through February 5.

    5032. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-13 and February 6 through March 1.

    5173. Quail (quail enhancement area) – Up to 16 days (Saturdays and Wednesdays only) of quail hunting may be allowed in January and February, combined.

    5424. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    5495. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    5586. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    5667. Muzzleloading gun – 570December 7-9572.

    5738. Muzzleloading gun and archery – February 6-16.

    5819. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by rules 59168A-13.003 592and 59368A-13.008, 594F.A.C.

    59510. Fox, raccoon, opossum and bobcat – October 1 through March 1 in that portion of the area in Liberty County lying west of State Road 65 (except in that portion of the area lying north and east of the Florida River and Larkins Slough) and in that portion in Leon County and Wakulla County south of State Road 267 bounded on the east by Forest Roads 313, F.H. 13 and 356, on the south by Forest Roads 349 and 357, on the west by Forest Roads 348 and F.H. 13, 309, 314 and 344.

    69011. Trapping – February 6 through March 1.

    69812. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    70613. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 72168A-13.004, 722F.A.C.

    723(b) Legal to take: All legal game, bear (only during the bear season), fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler wi751th two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. Bearded turkeys or gobblers may be taken during the muzzleloading gun season, and during the periods of November 28 through December 1 and December 14-25. Taking quail is prohibited on the quail enhancement area (that portion of the area lying north of Oak Ridge Road, east of State Road 61 and US Highway 319, south of State Road 263 and west of State Road 363) except during quail season as established annually by order of the Executive Director, based on annual fall quail surveys. The daily bag limit for quail on the quail enhancement area is six (6) per person.

    867(c) Camping: Throughout the year. However, on 874that portion of the area designated as National Forest lands, camping is allowed only in desginated campsites during the general gun season. 896On Northwest Florida Water Management District lands, camping is allowed throughout the area (except where posted as no camping), not to exceed 14 days within any consecutive 30-day period. Camping is limited to tents, trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles only. Lumber, sheet metal or other building materials, kitchen stoves, refrigerators and freezers are prohibited unless contained in mobile campers. Camping within designated campgrounds requires a permit from the Northwest Florida Water Management District.

    969(d) General regulations:

    9721. Bird dogs may be trained from June 1 through March 1, except on the quail enhancement area where bird dogs may be trained November 1 through December 31. Deer dogs may be trained from October 26 through November 14 in that portion of the area open to hunting fox, raccoon, opossum and bobcats.

    10262. During the general gun and small game seasons, hunting as specified by paragraph 104068A-24.002(2)(b), 1041F.A.C., is allowed.

    10443. Taking wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of County Road 67, 260, 299, 368, 375; State Road 267, 65, 373, 263, 379, 12; US Highway 319; or that portion of County Road 22 east of the Ochlockonee River is prohibited as provided by rule 109368A-4.008, 1094F.A.C.

    10954. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs and retrievers, is prohibited in that portion of the area lying west and south of County Road 375 and east of the Ochlockonee River; also those lands lying north and east of the Florida River and Larkins Slough.

    11425. Taking deer is prohibited on or from the rights-of-way of County Road 375 and 50 yards outward from the rights-of-way.

    11636. 1164Motorized vehicles are allowed only on designated, named or numbered roads and mixed-use roads, except all-terrain vehicles are allowed only on designated motorized trails and mixed-use roads. 1191The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited on that portion of the area posted as Northwest Florida Water Management District lands.

    12127. 1213During general gun season, the use of a light in a manner capable of disclosing the presence of wildlife from 12:00 a.m. (midnight) until one-half hour before sunrise is prohibited, except hunting as specified by paragraph 124968A-24.002(2)(b), 1250F.A.C. is allowed.

    1253(3) Apalachicola Wildlife Management Area – Bradwell Unit.

    1261(a) Open season:

    12641. General gun – November 28 through December 1 and December 14-18.

    12762. Archery – October 26 through November 1 and November 3-11.

    12873. Muzzleloading gun – December 7-9.

    12934. Family hunt – December 22-24, January 17-19 and January 31 through February 2.

    13075. Small game – Opening 12 days prior to the zonal antlered deer season and closing 8 days thereafter, and reopening on the first Saturday following the close of the first family hunt and closing 8 days thereafter.

    13456. Spring turkey – March 21-22 and April 3-5.

    13547. Wild hog-dog – July 12-14, August 2-4 and September 6-8, 2019, and May 1-3 and June 5-7, 2020.

    13738. Wild hog-still – July 19-21, August 16-18 and September 20-22, 2019, and May 15-17 and June 19-21, 2020.

    13929. September duck – In the September seasons established by rule 140368A-13.003, 1404F.A.C.

    140510. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    141211. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    1420(b) Legal to take: All legal game, bear (only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 145068A-13.004, 1451F.A.C.), fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. The bag limit for antlered deer shall be one per quota permit during the archery season and one per person, but no more than two per quota permit during muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons. During the family hunt, the bag limit shall be one antlered and one antlerless deer per quota permit. During spring turkey season, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit. During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit. 1573During the wild hog seasons, only wild hog may be taken.

    1584(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    1587(d) General regulations:

    15901. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and may be parked only at designated parking areas.

    16102. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs and retrievers, is prohibited, except during the wild hog-dog season and any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited during the small game season.

    16583. During the wild hog-dog season, hunts will begin at 12:01 a.m. on the first day of the hunt and end at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the hunt.

    16894. During the wild hog-dog season, taking wild hog is prohibited from sunrise to sunset.

    17045. During the wild hog-dog season, wild hog may be taken by the aid of a light with dogs and a firearm. The hunting of wild hog under this provision by display or use of a light from a moving vehicle, boat or animal is prohibited.

    1750(4) Blackwater Wildlife Management Area.

    1755(a) Open seasons in the still hunt area (which includes that portion of the area south of State Road 4, except for the field trial area, and that portion of the area north of State Road 4, except for the dog hunt area).

    17981. General gun – November 28 through and December 1 and December 21 through February 12.

    18142. Family still hunt – December 14-15.

    18213. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-20 and February 13 through March 1.

    18354. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    18425. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    18516. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    18597. Muzzleloading gun – December 7-9.

    18658. Muzzleloading gun and archery – February 20 through March 1.

    18769. Wild hog-dog – July 5-7, 19-21, August 2-4, 16-18, September 6-8, 20-22, 2019, and May 1-3, 15-17, June 5-7 and 19-21, 2020.

    189910. Dove – During the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by rule 191368A-13.008, 1914F.A.C.

    191511. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by rule 193168A-13.003, 1932F.A.C.

    193312. Quail (quail enhancement area) – Up to 16 days (Saturdays and Wednesdays only) of quail hunting may be allowed in January and February, combined.

    195813. Bird dog training – Throughout the year, except during spring turkey season and in the quail enhancement area. In the quail enhancement area, bird dogs may be trained only from November 1 through December 31.

    199414. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year except on the fish hatchery.

    2007(b) Open seasons in the dog hunt area (which includes that portion of the area north of State Road 4 and west of Three Notch Road, east of Mason West Road, and north of Camp Henderson Road; and that portion of the area north of State Road 4, west of Beaver Creek Highway and Hurricane Lake Road, and east of Belandville Road; and that portion of the area north of Forest Road R47, north of Eadie Cotton Road and Peaden Bridge Road, west of Sherman Kennedy Road, south of Mattie Kennedy Road and Kennedy Bridge Road, west of Bullard Church Road, and east of Beaver Creek Highway and Hurricane Lake Road):

    21181. General gun dog – November 28 through December 1, December 21 through and January 5 and January 20 through February 12.

    21402. General gun still – January 6-19.

    21473. Family still hunt – December 14-15.

    21544. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-20 and February 13 through March 1.

    21685. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    21756. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    21847. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    21928. Muzzleloading gun – December 7-9.

    21989. Muzzleloading gun and archery – February 20 through March 1.

    220910. Fox, raccoon, opossum and bobcat – May 1 through March 8, in that portion of the dog hunt area east of Belandville Road.

    223311. Wild hog-dog – July 5-7, 19-21, August 2-4, 16-18, September 6-8, 20-22, 2019, and May 1-3, 15-17, June 5-7 and 19-21, 2020.

    225612. Dove – During the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by rule 227068A-13.008, 2271F.A.C.

    227213. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by rule 228868A-13.003, 2289F.A.C.

    229014. Bird dog training – 2295Throughout the year, except during spring turkey season2303.

    230415. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    2312(c) Open seasons in the field trial area (which includes that portion of the area bounded by Coldwater Creek on the northwest, the western boundary of Blackwater State Forest to the west and south, County Road 191 on the southeast, and on a line running west 3/4 mile from the intersection of County Road 191 and Coldwater Horse Trail, then north one mile and then three miles west to Coldwater Creek at a point 1/2 mile northeast of the Coldwater Recreation Area):

    23941. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    24022. Family still hunt – December 14-15.

    24093. Muzzleloading gun and archery – January 17-19.

    24174. Dove (on fields posted as open to dove hunting) – During the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by rule 243968A-13.008, 2440F.A.C.

    24415. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by rule 245768A-13.003, 2458F.A.C.

    24596. Bird dog training – October 1-15 and November 14-30.

    24697. Quail – February 3-4, 5-6, 17-18 and 19-20.

    24788. Wild hog-dog – July 5-7, 19-21, August 2-4, 16-18, September 6-8, 20-22, 2019, and May 1-3, 15-17, June 5-7 and 19-21, 2020.

    25019. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year except on the fish hatchery.

    2514(d) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 2525Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 2565The bag limit for deer during the muzzleloading gun and archery season on the field trial portion of the area shall be one antlered and one antlerless deer per day. During the family still hunt, antlered or antlerless deer (bag limit of three per quota permit) may be taken. Taking quail is prohibited on the field trial area except by quail permit during the quail season. The bag limit for quail on the field trial area is 12 per hunting group each day. A group for the purpose of quail hunting on the field trial area shall include up to 2 persons. Taking quail after 3:00 p.m. Central Time is prohibited during the quail season on the field trial area. Taking quail is prohibited on the quail enhancement area (that portion of the area lying north of Bryant Bridge Road, east of Sandy Forest Road, east of County Road 191 between Sandy Forest Road and State Road 4, south of State Road 4 and west of Old Martin Road and Norman Riley Road) except during the quail season as established annually by order of the Executive Director, based on annual fall quail surveys. The daily bag limit for quail on the quail enhancement area is six (6) per person. During the fox, raccoon, opossum and bobcat season, rabbit may be chased by the use of free-running dogs but may not be harvested except as allowed during other open seasons. During the wild hog-dog season, only wild hog may be taken.

    2815(e) Camping: Throughout the year at designated campsites only.

    2824(f) General regulations:

    28271. During the general gun dog and the fox, raccoon, opossum and bobcat seasons, hunting as specified in paragraph 284668A-24.002(2)(b), 2847F.A.C., is allowed. A quota permit shall not be required to take raccoon and opossum from one hour after sunset until one hour before sunrise during the general gun dog season.

    28782. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    28893. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited in the still hunt area, field trial area and during general gun still and family still hunt in the dog hunt area; however, dogs with a shoulder height of 15 inches or less may be used to take small game during small game seasons in both the still hunt and dog hunt areas and dogs of any size or breed may be used throughout the area during the wild hog-dog season. The take of wild hog with dogs during the small game season is prohibited. Dogs are prohibited in the field trial area, except as specifically authorized by permit, or during the bird dog training, dove or quail hunting seasons, or during wild hog-dog season for the purpose of hunting wild hogs.

    30244. 3025The taking or pursuing of deer, fox or coyote with dogs is prohibited in that portion of the dog hunt area east of Belandville Road 3050unless each dog is equipped and monitored with devices that allow remote tracking and behavior correction. The device(s) must be attached by a collar or similar means and must be used to prevent dog egress into unauthorized areas. The remote tracking device(s) would include Global Positioning System (GPS) or telemetry tracking. Effective Date: The correction device requirement in this rule shall not take effect until July 1, 2016.

    31185. The take of wildlife with a gun within 300 yards of a public campsite is prohibited.

    31356. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on, upon or from rights-of-way of State Road 4 and 189; US Highway 90; County Road 2, 180 and 191; Beaver Creek Highway; 3167Bryant Bridge, Norman Riley, Sandy Forest, Pleasant Home, Bob Pitts, Deaton Bridge, Indian Ford, Red Rock, Shockley Springs, State Line, Sherman Kennedy, Hurricane Lake, Belandville and Sellersville Roads; paved portions of Camp Lowery Road and Green Road; and 3205Carpenter Road from County Road 191 to Juniper Creek is prohibited as provided by rule 322068A-4.008, 3221F.A.C.

    32227. The use of airboats, tracked vehicles or all-terrain vehicles on the area is prohibited, except by permit from the 3242Florida Forest Service3245.

    32468. Vehicles are prohibited on the Florida Gas Transmission Line.

    32569. During the family still hunt, all hunters must check in at the designated check station prior to hunting and check all game taken.

    328010. 3281During the wild hog-dog season, hunts will begin at 12:01 a.m. on the first day of the hunt and end at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the hunt.

    331111. Taking wild hogs during daylight hours is prohibited in the West Boundary Forest Unit (that portion of the area south of State Road 4 and west of County Road 191).

    334212. During the wild hog-dog season, wild hog may be taken during the day (except in the West Boundary Forest Unit) or at night by the aid of a light with dogs and a firearm. The hunting of wild hog under this provision by display or use of a light from a moving vehicle, boat or animal is prohibited.

    3401(5) Blackwater Wildlife Management Area – Hutton Unit.

    3409(a) Open season:

    34121. Archery – October 26-29 and October 30 through November 3.

    34232. Muzzleloading gun – December 7-9.

    34293. Quail – November 27-28, December 16-17, 21-22 and 30-31, January 4-5, February 22-23, and February 29 through March 1.

    34494. General gun – January 18-21 and 22-26.

    34575. Mobility-impaired general gun – January 31 through February 2 and February 7-9.

    34706. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    34777. Spring turkey – March 21-23, April 3-5 and 17-19.

    34878. Wild hog-dog – July 19-21, August 16-18 and September 20-22, 2019, and May 15-17 and June 19-21, 2020.

    35069. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    351410. Bird dog training – Monday through Friday in October, except during archery season.

    352811. Dove (on fields posted as open to dove hunting) – During the first 2 weekends of the first and second phases of the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by rule 356168A-13.008, 3562F.A.C.

    3563(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers except that only quail may be taken during the quail season. Taking quail is prohibited except during the quail season. Taking antlered deer not having at least one antler with four or more points or one antler with a main beam of fourteen inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. The bag limit for antlered deer shall be one per quota permit during the archery season and one per person, but no more than two per quota permit during muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons. Two deer (antlered or antlerless) may be taken per mobility-impaired quota permit. During the general gun for mobility-impaired season, only mobility-impaired hunters may take antlerless deer. During spring turkey season, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit. During the wild hog-dog season, only wild hog may be taken.

    3727(c) Camping: Allowed at designated sites only.

    3734(d) General regulations:

    37371. During hunting seasons, vehicular access is allowed only by individuals possessing quota permits. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads, except during the mobility-impaired hunts, and shall enter and exit only at the designated entrance as indicated on the hunt map.

    37822. Hunters shall check in and out at the check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken during the archery, muzzleloading gun, quail, dove, general gun and mobility-impaired general gun seasons.

    38193. Taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited, except during the wild hog-dog season or as specifically authorized by permit.

    38444. Taking quail after 3:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time) is prohibited.

    38555. The possession or use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited, except that mobility-impaired hunters may use all-terrain vehicles only on established roads, trails, and firebreaks during the mobility-impaired general gun season.

    38866. Taking wildlife with firearms other than shotguns is prohibited during the quail season.

    39007. 3901On mobility-impaired hunts, only one non-hunting assistant and a guest permit holder are allowed to accompany each mobility-impaired quota permit holder as provided in rule 392668A-15.005, 3927F.A.C.

    39288. During the wild hog-dog season, wild hog may be taken during the day or at night by the aid of a light with dogs and a firearm. The hunting of wild hog under this provision by display or use of a light from a moving vehicle, boat or animal is prohibited.

    39809. Dove permits shall be issued on a first-come, first served basis at the check station on the day of each dove hunt.

    400310. During the dove season, one minor under 16 years of age may accompany an adult dove permit holder and may hunt under the supervision and in the presence of the permit holder, provided that the permit holder and the minor may each take one daily bag limit of doves.

    4053(6) Blackwater Wildlife Management Area – Carr Unit.

    4061(a) Open season: Small game – Opening the second Saturday of November and closing 113 days thereafter.

    4078(b) Legal to take: Quail.

    4083(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    4086(d) General regulations:

    40891. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads, and shall enter and exit only at the designated entrance.

    41102. Taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited.

    41233. The possession or use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    41334. Taking wildlife with firearms other than shotguns is prohibited.

    41435. Fires are prohibited.

    41476. 4148Northern bobwhite may be released and taken by shotgun during the small game season provided each individual or group participating possesses a daily permit and proof (including the name and address of the vendor and date of purchase) that the northern bobwhite were purchased within the past 90 days from a game farm licensed by the Commission or another state. 4208The release of northern bobwhite is allowed only on that portion of the area as designated on the brochure map.

    4228(7) Joe Budd Wildlife Management Area.

    4234(a) Open season:

    42371. Archery – December 13 through January 12 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    42502. Archery and muzzleloading gun – January 17 through February 2 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    42663. Small game – October 5 through December 8 (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    42794. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    42865. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26 (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    42996. Dove – During the first Saturday of the first phase of the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by rule 432168A-13.008, 4322F.A.C.

    43237. Fishing and frogging – Allowed when hunting is not allowed.

    4334(b) Legal to take: All legal game, turkey of either sex, fish, frogs and furbearers. During small game season, dove (Saturdays only, during phases established by rule 436168A-13.008, 4362F.A.C.), quail and squirrel may be taken. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. Antlerless deer is any deer, except a spotted fawn, that is without antlers or whose antlers are less than one inch in length visible above the hairline. Antlerless deer may be taken by antlerless deer permit only. Only gobblers or bearded turkeys may be taken during the spring turkey season.

    4445(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at the High Bluff campground by permit from the 4458Florida Forest Service4461.

    4462(d) General regulations:

    44651. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    44762. Taking wildlife with dogs is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during small game season.

    44973. Hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken.

    45204. No person shall hunt in any zone other than that for which they have obtained a zone tag permit, except during small game season. All hunters shall maintain possession of check station-issued daily permits while on the area.

    45595. Only bows or muzzleloading guns are allowed for taking turkey during spring turkey season, 4574except shotguns may be used during the youth turkey hunt4584.

    45856. Shotguns are prohibited for taking wildlife during the archery season, and centerfire shotguns are prohibited for taking wildlife during the archery and muzzleloading gun season.

    46117. No person shall enter the area during any period in which the entry gate is closed.

    46288. During the archery and archery/muzzleloading gun seasons, entry into the area is prohibited from one-half hour before sunrise until one hour after sunrise and from one hour before sunset to one-half hour after sunset. During spring turkey season, entry is prohibited from one-half hour before sunrise until one hour after sunrise.

    46809. All persons entering or exiting the area may do so only at a designated entrance as indicated on the hunt map.

    470210. Taking or attempting to take wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of High Bluff Road or County Road 268 is prohibited as provided by rule 473368A-4.008, 4734F.A.C.

    473511. Public access is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise.

    475012. During the archery, archery/muzzleloading gun, small game 4758and dove seasons, and prior to 1:00 p.m. during the 4768youth spring turkey and spring turkey seasons, access to the area shall be restricted to individuals authorized to participate in the hunt.

    4790(8) Point Washington Wildlife Management Area.

    4796(a) Open season:

    47991. General gun – November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through February 5.

    48142. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-13 and February 6 through March 1.

    48283. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    48374. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    48455. Muzzleloading gun – December 7-9.

    48516. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 6-16.

    48597. Migratory game birds – During September duck, dove and rail and common moorhen seasons established by rules 487768A-13.003 4878and 487968A-13.008, 4880F.A.C.

    48818. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    48899. Trapping – January 1 through February 1.

    4897(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 4908Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age.

    4934(c) Camping: Prohibited, except in designated campsites by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    4948(d) General regulations:

    49511. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    49622. Taking wild hog by the use of dogs is prohibited.

    49733. Taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season.

    50014. Bird dogs may be trained throughout the year except during the spring turkey season.

    50165. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    50246. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of 5038all named and numbered roads 5043is prohibited as provided by rule 504968A-4.008, 5050F.A.C.

    50517. Persons operating vehicles shall enter and exit at designated entrances only.

    5063(9) Talquin Wildlife Management Area.

    5068(a) Open season:

    50711. General gun – November 29 through December 1 and December 14 through January 5 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    50912. Small game – January 10 through March 1 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    51053. Archery – October 26 through November 24 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    51184. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    51255. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26 (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    51386. September duck – In the September seasons established by rule 514968A-13.003, 5150F.A.C5151.

    51527. Fishing and other recreational uses – Throughout the year.

    51628. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 517768A-13.004, 5178F.A.C. (Friday, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    51849. Wild hog-still – July 12-14, August 9-11 and Septemb5194er 13-15, 2019, and May 8-10 and June 12-14, 2020.

    5204(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 5211bear (only during the bear season), 5217fish and furbearers. 5220Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit. During the wild hog-still season, only wild hog may be taken.

    5273(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    5276(d) General regulations:

    52791. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    52902. Taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season.

    53183. All hunters entering onto or exiting from this area may do so only at a designated entrance as indicated on the hunt map.

    53424. Public access is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise.

    53575. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    5362(10) Ochlockonee River Wildlife Management Area.

    5368(a) Open season:

    53711. Archery and muzzleloading gun – November 29 through December 1 and December 14 through January 5 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    53932. Small game – January 10 through March 1 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    54073. Archery – October 26 through November 24 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    54204. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    54275. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26 (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    54406. Fishing and other recreational uses – Throughout the year.

    54507. Wild hog-still – July 5-7, August 2-4 and September 6-8, 2019, and May 1-3 and June 5-7, 2020.

    5469(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 5476bear 5477(only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 549968A-13.004, 5500F.A.C.), 5501fish, frogs and furbearers. In that portion of the area south of I-10, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. In that portion of the area north of I-10, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 5564or 5565one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 5589Gobblers or bearded turkeys may be taken during the archery/muzzleloading gun season. During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit. During the wild hog-still season, only wild hog may be taken.

    5628(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    5631(d) General regulations:

    56341. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    56452. Taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    56823. All hunters entering onto or exiting from this area may do so only at a designated entrance as indicated on the hunt map.

    57064. Public access is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise.

    57215. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    5726(11) Tate’s Hell Wildlife Management Area.

    5732(a) Open season:

    57351. General gun – November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through February 5.

    57502. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-13 and February 6 through March 1.

    57643. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    57724. Muzzleloading gun – December 7-9.

    57785. Muzzleloading gun and archery – February 6-16.

    57866. Duck, geese and coot – As established by rule 579668A-13.003, 5797F.A.C.

    57987. Dove – As established by rule 580568A-13.008, 5806F.A.C.

    58078. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    58169. Trapping – February 1 through March 1.

    582410. Fox, raccoon, opossum and bobcat – May 1 through September 30 in that portion of the area bounded by Jet Engine Road, Five Points Road, Trout Creek Road, Buck Siding Road, Tucker Road and Gully Branch Road.

    586211. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    587012. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 588568A-13.004, 5886F.A.C.

    5887(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 5894bear (only during the bear season), 5900fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler 5914wi5915th two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age5931.

    5932(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated sites by permit from the 5943Florida Forest Service5946.

    5947(d) General regulations:

    59501. Deer dogs may be trained from the last Saturday in October and for 19 consecutive days thereafter.

    59682. During the general gun and small game seasons, hunting as specified by paragraph 598268A-24.002(2)(b), 5983F.A.C., is allowed.

    59863. Vehicles may be operated only on designated roads. Off-Highway Vehicles (all-terrain vehicles and off-highway motorcycles) are prohibited except by permit from the 6009Florida Forest Service6012. Airboats and tracked vehicles are prohibited.

    60194. Hunting with dogs other than bird dogs and retrievers is prohibited in the still hunt area, which includes that portion of the area east of Whiskey George Creek and south of Dry Bridge Road, east of Car Body Road, south of River Road, east of Burnt Bridge Road from its intersection with River Road to the New River, south of New River and west of Carrabelle River, and those lands lying south and east of the Crooked River.

    60985. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of County Road 67 is prohibited as provided by rule 612268A-4.008, 6123F.A.C.

    61246. 6125During general gun season, the use of a light in a manner capable of disclosing the presence of wildlife from 12:00 a.m. (midnight) until one-half hour before sunrise is prohibited, except hunting as specified by paragraph 616168A-24.002(2)(b), 6162F.A.C., is allowed.

    6165(12) Tate’s Hell Wildlife Management Area – Womack Creek Unit.

    6175(a) Open season:

    61781. Archery – October 26 through November 3.

    61862. Muzzleloading gun – 6190December 7-96192.

    61933. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-13, December 23 and January 6 through March 1.

    62094. General gun still – November 28 through December 1 and December 14-22.

    62225. General gun dog – December 24 through January 5.

    62326. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by rule 624868A-13.003, 6249F.A.C.

    62507. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    62578. Spring turkey – March 21-24, and April 2-5 and 9-12.

    62689. Trapping – February 1 through March 1.

    627610. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    628411. Wild hog-dog – Opening the day following the general gun dog season and closing 12 days thereafter.

    6302(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 6309bear 6310(only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 633268A-13.004, 6333F.A.C.), 6334fish, frogs, and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler 6348with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 6364During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit. During the wild hog-dog season, only wild hog may be taken.

    6391(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated sites by permit from the 6402Florida Forest Service6405.

    6406(d) General regulations:

    64091. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs, retrievers or dogs with a shoulder height of 15 inches or less, is prohibited except during the general gun dog and wild hog-dog seasons.

    64422. Vehicles may be operated only on designated roads.

    64513. The use of airboats, all-terrain vehicles, or tracked vehicles is prohibited.

    64634. Taking wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of County Road 67 and Jeff Sanders Road from Rock Landing Road south 1/2 mile to SFR 174 is prohibited as provided by rule 650068A-4.008, 6501F.A.C.

    6502(13) Aucilla Wildlife Management Area.

    6507(a) Open season:

    65101. General gun – November 2 through December 29, except in the Pinhook still hunt area. November 2-8, 9-15, and 16-24 in the Pinhook still hunt area.

    65372. Small game – November 25 through December 13 (Pinhook still hunt area only), and December 30 through March 1.

    65573. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    65644. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    65735. Archery – September 14 through October 13, except in the Pinhook still hunt area. September 14-22 and October 5-13 in the Pinhook still hunt area.

    65996. Muzzleloading gun – October 19-21.

    66057. Family hunt – October 26-27, in the Pinhook still hunt area only.

    66188. Wild hog-still – December 14-29, in the Pinhook still hunt area only.

    66319. Wild hog-dog – July 12-14, August 9-11, and September 13-15, 2019, and May 8-10 and June 12-14, 2020.

    665010. September duck – In the September duck seasons established by rule 666268A-13.003, 6663F.A.C.

    666411. Duck, geese and coot – During the duck and coot season established by rule 667968A-13.003, 6680F.A.C.

    668112. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    668913. Trapping – December 30 through March 1.

    669714. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 671268A-13.004, 6713F.A.C., except in the Pinhook still hunt area.

    6721(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 6728bear (only during the bear season and 6735those portions of the muzzleloading gun sea6742son in the Pinhook still hunt area that coincide with the bear season6755), 6756fish, frogs and furbearers. In the Pinhook still hunt area (which is that portion of the area south of US 98), taking of 6779antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. In the remainder of the area, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. During the archery season in the Pinhook still hunt area the bag limit for deer shall be two deer, only one of which can be antlered, per quota permit. During the family hunt the bag limit shall be one antlered and one antlerless deer per quota permit. During the muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons in the Pinhook still hunt area, the bag limit for deer shall be one antlered deer per person, but not more than two per quota permit. During the wild hog-dog season, only wild hog may be taken.

    6941(c) Camping: Prohibited, except by permit from the Suwannee River Water Management District on District managed lands. Hikers using the Florida National Scenic Trail may camp at designated hike-in campsites along the trail without obtaining a camping permit.

    6979(d) General regulations:

    69821. Taking wild hog by the use of dogs is prohibited, except during the wild hog-dog, small game and general gun seasons in the dog hunt area (which includes that portion of the area east of State Road 59 and north of US 98, west of Powell Hammock Road and south of Goose Pasture Road and that portion of the area north of Goose Pasture Road and west of Oneal Tram).

    70532. Taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or waterfowl retrievers is prohibited in the still hunt area (which includes that portion of the area south of US 98 and that portion of the area north of Goose Pasture Road and east of Oneal Tram).

    70993. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and shall enter and exit at designated entrances.

    71184. During the general gun and small game seasons, hunting as specified by paragraph 713268A-24.002(2)(b), 7133F.A.C., is allowed.

    71365. Taking wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of US 98 is prohibited as provided by rule 715868A-4.008, 7159F.A.C.

    71606. Fires are prohibited.

    71647. The use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) is prohibited.

    71738. Taking wildlife with dogs is prohibited during the archery season, except that waterfowl retrievers may be used during the September duck seasons.

    71969. Hunters shall enter and exit the Pinhook still hunt area at a designated entrance.

    721110. Public access is prohibited in that portion of the still hunt area north of Goose Pasture Road and east of Oneal Tram from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise, except by persons possessing a Special Use Authorization from the Suwannee River Water Management District.

    725911. During the wild hog-dog season, hunts will begin at 12:01 a.m. on the first day of the hunt and end at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the hunt.

    729012. During the wild hog-dog season, wild hog may be taken during the day or at night by the aid of a light with dogs and a firearm. The hunting of wild hog under this provision by display or use of a light from a moving vehicle, boat or animal is prohibited.

    734213. 7343Northern bobwhite may be released and taken by shotgun during the small game season provided each individual or group participating possesses a daily permit and proof (including the name and address of the vendor and date of purchase) that the northern bobwhite were purchased within the past 90 days from a game farm licensed by the Commission or another state. 7403The release of northern bobwhite is allowed only on FWC-lead managed portions of the area7418.

    7419(14) Flint Rock Wildlife Management Area.

    7425(a) Open season:

    74281. Muzzleloading gun – October 19 through November 1.

    74372. General gun – November 2 through January 19.

    74463. Small game – January 20 through March 1.

    74554. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    74625. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    74716. Archery – September 14 through October 13.

    74797. September duck – In the September duck seasons established by rule 749168A-13.003, 7492F.A.C.

    74938. Duck, geese and coot – During the duck and coot season established by rule 750868A-13.003, 7509F.A.C.

    75109. Fishing and frogging – Allowed during periods the area is open for access.

    752410. Trapping – January 20 through March 1.

    753211. Wild hog-still – August 23-29, 2019, and May 22-28 and June 19-25, 2020.

    7546(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs, and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. During the wild hog-still season, only wild hog may be taken.

    7608(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    7611(d) General regulations:

    76141. Taking wildlife with dogs other than waterfowl retrievers and bird dogs is prohibited7628.

    76292. Access is allowed only by individuals possessing a valid recreational user permit except as provided by section 7647379.354, F.S., 7649and only during periods open to hunting and 7 days before each open hunting season (except access for the wild hog-still season is restricted to hunt dates only).

    76773. Vehicles may be operated only on designated roads, and access is restricted to designated entrances.

    76934. Taking wildlife by use of a gun on or from the right-of-way of State Road 59 is prohibited as provided by subsection 771668A-4.008(4), 7717F.A.C.

    77185. Fires are prohibited.

    77226. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    7730(15) Pine Log Wildlife Management Area.

    7736(a) Open season:

    77391. Archery – October 774326 through November 177747.

    77482. Muzzleloading gun – 7752December 7-97754.

    77553. General gun – November 28 through December 1, January 25-28 and January 29 through February 2.

    77724. Small game – 7776November 9-27, December 2 through January 24 and February 3 through March 17789.

    77905. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    77976. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 12.

    78067. Raccoon ‒ November 9 through March 1.

    78148. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    78229. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by rule 783868A-13.003, 7839F.A.C.

    784010. Dove ‒ 7843During the first phase of the mourning dove and wh7853ite-winged dove season established by rule 785968A-13.008, 7860F.A.C.

    786111. Bird dog training – 7866Throughout the year, except during spring turkey season7874.

    7875(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 7882bear 7883(only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 790568A-13.004, 7906F.A.C.), 7907fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 7936During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit.

    7952(c) Camping: Allowed at designated sites only.

    7959(d) General regulations:

    79621. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and shall enter and exit at designated entrances.

    79812. Taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited, except as specifically authorized by permit, when taking raccoon during the raccoon season, or when using any dog to take small game during small game season. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    80293. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    80374. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of State Road 79 or County Road 2296 is prohibited as provided by rule 806568A-4.008, 8066F.A.C.

    80675. Hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken during the archery, muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons.

    80996. Taking wildlife with firearms, air guns and crossbows is prohibited in the archery-only area, delineated as that portion of the area lying north of Pine Log Creek, south of Environmental Road, and west of State Road 79.

    81377. During the raccoon season, hunting as specified by paragraph 814768A-24.002(2)(b), 8148F.A.C., is allowed and quota permits are not required from one hour after sunset until one hour before sunrise.

    81678. 8168Northern bobwhite may be released and taken by shotgun during the small game season provided each individual or group participating possesses a daily permit and proof (including the name and address of the vendor and date of purchase) that the northern bobwhite were purchased within the past 90 days from a game farm licensed by the Commission or another state. 8228The release of northern bobwhite is allowed only on that portion of the area west of Highway 79 and south of Pine Log Creek.

    8252(16) Eglin AFB Wildlife Management Area.

    8258(a) Open season:

    82611. Archery – October 26 through November 27 in areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    82792. Muzzleloading gun – 8283December 7-13 8285in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    82923. General gun – November 28 through December 1, December 14 through February 23 in areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    83164. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 24 through March 1 in areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    83375. Small game – November 9 through March 1 in areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    83566. Dove – In areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander in accordance with rule 837368A-13.008, 8374F.A.C.

    83757. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15 in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    83898. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26 in areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    84089. Raccoon, fox, opossum, and bobcat – May 15 through August 31 in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    842710. Trapping – December 1 through March 1 in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    844211. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year in areas and at times specified by the Installation Commander.

    846012. Wild hog-dog – Throughout the year in areas and at times specified by the Installation Commander.

    8477(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish (except as provided below), frogs and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age in areas specified by the Installation Commander. The Installation Commander may specify areas and days where taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited and where persons less than 16 years of age may harvest antlered deer not meeting antler point criteria. Antlerless deer may be taken during established seasons only by permit from the Installation Commander. The take of wild hog is prohibited during small game season. Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-dog season.

    86201. No person shall kill or possess any fish on Weekly Pond, Upper Memorial Lake, Hurlburt Lake or Jack Lake.

    86402. No person shall take more than ten panfish in the aggregate per day, kill or possess any panfish less than eight inches in total length, take more than one black bass per day, or kill or possess any black bass less than 24 inches in total length on Duck Pond or Indigo Pond.

    8694(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites.

    8701(d) General regulations:

    87041. Possession of or taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited in areas specified by the Installation Commander. 8727The taking or pursuing of deer, fox, wild hog or coyote with dogs is prohibited unless each dog is equipped and monitored with devices that allow remote tracking and behavior correction. The device(s) must be attached by a collar or similar means and must be used to prevent dog egress into unauthorized areas. The remote tracking device(s) would include Global Positioning System (GPS) or telemetry tracking.

    87932. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads except those posted as closed.

    88093. Hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    88394. Taking wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of any paved Eglin road, Range Roads 200, 213, 234, and the portion of Range Road 211 from Highway 85 west to Range Road 610, and all other roads posted as such, is prohibited as provided by rule 889068A-4.008, 8891F.A.C.

    88925. Use of trotlines or bush hooks is prohibited.

    89016. During small game season, hunting as specified by paragraph 891168A-24.002(2)(b), 8912F.A.C., is allowed.

    89157. Use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited, except by permit.

    89258. Dogs may be trained in areas and at times specified by the Installation Commander.

    89409. Persons shall only enter and exit Eglin AFB in areas and at times specified by the Installation Commander.

    895910. No person shall operate any boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine on any lake or pond, except as authorized by the Installation Commander.

    898311. A Department of Defense-issued permit is required for all recreational users on the area.

    8998(17) Escambia River Wildlife Management Area.

    9004(a) Open season:

    90071. General gun – November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through February 5.

    90222. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    90303. Muzzleloading gun – 9034December 7-99036.

    90374. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 6-16.

    90455. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-13 and February 6 through March 1.

    90596. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    90667. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    90758. Fox, opossum and bobcat – November 1 through July 31 except during spring turkey season.

    90919. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by rules 910168A-13.003 9102and 910368A-13.008, 9104F.A.C.

    910510. Wild hog-dog – July 12-14, August 9-11 and September 13-15, 2019, and May 8-10 and June 12-14, 2020.

    912411. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    913312. Raccoon – Throughout the year except during the spring turkey season.

    9145(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. During the wild hog-dog season, only wild hog may be taken.

    9207(c) Camping: Allowed throughout the area (except where posted as no camping), but not to exceed 14 days 9225within any consecutive 30-day period9230. A permit from the Northwest Florida Water Management District is required if camping within any designated campground. Camping is limited to tents, trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles only. Kitchen stoves, refrigerators and freezers are prohibited, unless contained in mobile campers. Lumber, sheet metal or other building materials are prohibited.

    9280(d) General regulations:

    92831. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    92942. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited in that portion of the area north of State Road 184 in Santa Rosa County, and north of Cedartown Road and Daffin Road in Escambia County, except that dogs may be used at night to take raccoon and any dog may be used to take wild hog during the wild hog-dog season.

    93593. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    93674. Taking wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of Keyser Landing Road, Webb Landing Road, State Road 184 and all other paved roads located within the area is prohibited as provided by rule 940468A-4.008, 9405F.A.C. Taking fish on or from rights-of-way of Keyser Landing Road and Webb Landing Road is prohibited.

    94225. Hunting raccoon as specified by paragraph 942968A-24.002(2)(b), 9430F.A.C., is allowed during the raccoon season.

    94376. Access to improved recreational areas is allowed from sunset to sunrise only for individuals participating in authorized hunting and/or fishing activities, actively launching/retrieving a boat or authorized to camp within the area.

    94707. 9471During the wild hog-dog season, hunts will begin at 12:01 a.m. on the first day of the hunt and end at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the hunt.

    95018. 9502During the wild hog-dog season, wild hog may be taken during the day or at night by the aid of a light with dogs and a firearm. The hunting of wild hog under this provision by display or use of a light from a moving vehicle, boat or animal is prohibited9553.

    9554(18) Tyndall AFB Wildlife Management Area.

    9560(a) Open season:

    95631. Archery – October 26 through November 27 during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    95782. Muzzleloading gun – 9582December 7-139584.

    95853. General gun – November 28 through December 1, December 14 through February 23 during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    96064. Supervised youth – 9610October 26 through December 31 9615(only in areas 9618and during days 9621designated by the Installation Commander).

    96265. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15 in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    96406. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26 during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    96567. Small game – November 9 through March 1 during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    96728. Migratory 9674game birds – During days specified by the Installation Commander within seasons established by rules 968968A-13.003 9690and 969168A-13.008, 9692F.A.C.

    96939. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year except in areas posted as closed.

    970710. Bear ‒ During the open season establi9715shed for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 972368A-13.004, 9724F.A.C. (only in areas and during days designated by the Installation Commander).

    9736(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 9743bear (only during the bear season), 9749fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age in areas specified by the Installation Commander. The Installation Commander may specify areas and days where taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points is prohibited and where persons less than 16 years of age may harvest antlered deer not meeting antler point criteria. Antler restrictions shall not apply during the supervised youth hunt. Antlerless deer may be taken during established seasons only by permit from the Installation Commander.

    9855(c) Camping: Prohibited, except in designated areas.

    9862(d) General regulations:

    98651. Taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season in areas and during days designated by the Installation Commander.

    99032. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of US 98 is prohibited as provided by rule 992668A-4.008, 9927F.A.C.

    99283. Use of trotlines or bush hooks is prohibited.

    99374. The use of handguns, rimfire and centerfire rifles are prohibited for taking wildlife.

    9951(19) Choctawhatchee River Wildlife Management Area.

    9957(a) Open season:

    99601. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    99682. Muzzleloading gun – 9972December 7-99974.

    99753. General gun – November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through February 5 except Holmes Creek Unit and East River Island.

    99984. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-13 and February 6 through March 1.

    100125. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 6-16. Holmes Creek Unit and East River Island November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through February 16.

    100386. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    100457. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26 only in that portion of the area south of the pipeline right-of-way located up river (north) of Cedar Log Landing (Walton County) and Billy Lee Landing (Washington County). March 21-23 and April 3-5 in that portion of the area north of the pipeline right-of-way.

    100988. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by rules 1010868A-13.003 10109and 1011068A-13.008, 10111F.A.C.

    101129. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    1012010. Trapping – December 1 through March 1 in still hunt areas and February 6 through March 1 in dog hunt areas.

    1014211. Wild hog-dog – July 5-7, August 2-4 and September 6-8, 2019, and May 1-3 and June 5-7, 2020, in the Homes Creek Unit.

    10166(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. In that portion of the area south of I-10, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. In that portion of the area north of I-10, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 10236or 10237one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. In that portion of the area north of the pipeline right-of-way, turkey may be taken only during the spring turkey season and only one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit. During the wild hog-dog season, only wild hog may be taken.

    10306(c) Camping: 10308Allowed throughout the area (except where posted as no camping), but not to exceed 14 days 10324within any consecutive 30-day period10329. 10330A permit from the Northwest Florida Water Management District is required if camping within any designated campground. Camping is and limited to tents, trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles only. Kitchen stoves, refrigerators and freezers are prohibited, unless contained in mobile campers. Lumber, sheet metal or other building materials are prohibited.

    10380(d) General regulations:

    103831. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    103942. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited in still hunt areas; 10411however, any dog may be used to hunt raccoon during the general gun season and small game season pursuant to paragraph 1043268A-24.002(2)(b), 10433F.A.C., except in the East River Island area and Holmes Creek Unit10445. Wild hog may also be hunted throughout the area (dog and still hunt areas) with dogs during the wild hog-dog season, except in the Homes Creek Unit. Designated still hunt areas are north of US Highway 90, Holmes Creek Unit (those lands in Washington County lying east of County Road 284) and East River Island (those lands in Township 1 North, Ranges 17 and 18 West which are bounded on the south and east by East River and on the west and north by Choctawhatchee River); also those lands south of US Highway 90 lying north of the pipeline right-of-way and east of the Choctawhatchee River.

    105523. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    105604. During spring turkey season in that portion of the area north of the pipeline right-of-way, 10576hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all turkeys taken.

    105985. The possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages is prohibited in the Holmes Creek Unit.

    106136. Access to improved recreational areas is allowed from sunset to sunrise only for individuals participating in authorized hunting and/or fishing activities, actively launching/retrieving a boat or authorized to camp within the area.

    106467. 10647During the wild hog-dog season, hunts will begin at 12:01 a.m. on the first day of the hunt and end at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the hunt.

    106778. During the wild hog-dog season, wild hog may be taken during the day or at night by the aid of a light with dogs and a firearm. The hunting of wild hog under this provision by display or use of a light from a moving vehicle, boat or animal is prohibited.

    10729(20) Chipola River Wildlife Management Area.

    10735(a) Open 10737seasons, except in the Altha Tract10743:

    107441. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    107522. Muzzleloading gun – 10756December 7-910758.

    107593. General gun – November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through January 21.

    107744. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-13 and January 22 through March 1.

    107885. Archery and muzzleloading gun – 10794January 25-26 and February 1-2.

    107996. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    108067. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    108158. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by rules 1082568A-13.003 10826and 1082768A-13.008, 10828F.A.C.

    108299. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    1083710. Trapping – December 1 through March 1.

    1084511. Bear 1084710848During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 1086068A-13.004, 10861F.A.C.

    1086212. Wild hog-still – 10866July 12-14, August 9-11 and September 13-15, 2019, and May 8-10 and June 12-14, 2020.

    10881(b) Open seasons in the Altha Tract:

    108881. Archery – October 26 through November 1 and November 2-10.

    108992. Family hunt – November 28 through December 1.

    109083. Muzzleloading gun – December 7-9.

    109144. Small game – December 14 through March 1 (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    109275. Spring turkey – March 21-23, and April 3-5 and 17-19.

    109386. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    109467. Trapping – December 1 through March 1.

    10954(c) Legal to take: All legal game, 10961bear (only during the bear season and those portions of the archery season in the Altha Tract that coincide with the bear season), 10984fish, frogs and furbearers. In that portion of the area south of I-10, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. In that portion of the area north of I-10, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 11047or 11048one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 11072During the archery season in the Altha Tract, the bag limit for deer shall be one antlered or one antlerless deer per person, but not more than two per quota permit. During the family hunt, the bag limit shall be one antlered and one antlerless deer per quota permit. During the muzzleloading gun season in the Altha Tract, the bag limit shall be one antlered deer per person, but not more than two per quota permit. One gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit during the youth turkey hunt and one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit during spring turkey season in the Altha Tract. During the wild hog-still season, only wild hog may be taken.

    11202(d) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites by permit from the Northwest Florida Water Management District, 11218but not to exceed 14 days 11224within any consecutive 30-day period11229. Camping is limited to tents, trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles only. Kitchen stoves, refrigerators and freezers are prohibited, unless contained in mobile campers. Lumber, sheet metal or other building materials are prohibited11262.

    11263(e) General regulations:

    112661. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    112772. Taking or attempting to take deer or wild hog with the aid of dogs is prohibited.

    112943. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    113024. The possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages is prohibited in the Altha Tract.

    113165. Access to improved recreational areas is allowed from sunset to sunrise only for individuals participating in authorized hunting and/or fishing activities, actively launching/retrieving a boat or authorized to camp within the area.

    113496. In the Hayes Spring Run (lands in Sections 28, 32, and 33 of Township 6 North, Range 10 West encompassing the eastern tributary of the Chipola River known as Hayes Spring Run) and Waddell Mill Creek (lands west of Bump Nose Road within Section 6 of Township 5 North, Range 10 West) areas, taking deer and wild hog with guns other than bows and crossbows is prohibited, and taking wildlife with centerfire rifles or centerfire pistols is prohibited.

    11428(21) Yellow River Wildlife Management Area.

    11434(a) Open seasons:

    114371. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    114452. Muzzleloading gun – 11449December 7-911451.

    114523. General gun – November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through February 5.

    114674. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-13 and February 6 through March 1.

    114815. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 6-16.

    114896. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    114987. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by rules 1150868A-13.003 11509and 1151068A-13.008, 11511F.A.C.

    115128. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    115209. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    1152710. Trapping – December 1 through March 1.

    1153511. Wild hog-still – July 12-14, August 9-11, and September 13-15, 2019, and May 8-10 and June 12-14, 2020.

    11554(b) Legal to Take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. In that portion of the area south of I-10, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. In that portion of the area north of I-10, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 11624or 11625one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age.

    11649(c) Camping: Allowed throughout the area (except where posted as no camping), but not to exceed 14 days within any consecutive 30-day period. Camping is limited to tents, trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles only. Kitchen stoves, refrigerators and freezers are prohibited, unless contained in mobile campers. Lumber, sheet metal or other building materials are prohibited.

    11704(d) General regulations:

    117071. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads except vehicular access is prohibited from May through September on Holt Enhancement Road, North Holt Cross Road, South Holt Cross Road, Haiseal Road and Cotton Creek Road.

    117452. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited, 11758except that dogs may be used to hunt raccoon and opossum during the general gun and small game seasons and any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited. Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-still season.

    118123. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    118204. During the general gun and small game seasons, hunting as specified by paragraph 1183468A-24.002(2)(b), 11835F.A.C., is allowed.

    118385. Access to improved recreational areas is allowed from sunset to sunrise only for individuals participating in authorized hunting and/or fishing activities, actively launching/retrieving a boat or authorized to camp within the area.

    11871(22) Econfina Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    11877(a) Open season except in the mobility-impaired, Cat Creek and Fitzhugh Carter areas.

    118901. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    118982. Muzzleloading gun – 11902December 7-911904.

    119053. General gun – November 28 through December 1 and December 14 through February 5.

    119204. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-13 and February 6 through March 1.

    119345. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 6-16.

    119426. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    119497. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26.

    119588. Raccoon – November 9 through March 13 and April 27 through July 31.

    119729. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by rule 1198268A-13.003, 11983F.A.C.

    1198410. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    1199311. Bear 11995 11996During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 1200868A-13.004, 12009F.A.C.

    12010(b) Open seasons in the mobility-impaired hunt area (area south of County Road 388):

    120241. General gun – November 29 through December 1, January 17-19, 24-26, January 31 through February 2, and February 5-7.

    120442. Spring turkey – March 21-22, 27-29 12051and April 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, and 24-2612058.

    120593. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    120684. Small game – February 8-9, 14-16, 21-23, February 28 through March 1.

    12081(c) Open seasons in the Cat Creek (area south of State Road 20 and north of County Road 388) and Fitzhugh Carter (area west of State Road 77) areas:

    121101. Archery – October 1211426 through November 1, and November 2-1012121.

    121222. Muzzleloading gun – 12126December 7-912128.

    121293. General gun – November 28 through December 1, January 25-28 and January 29 through February 2.

    121464. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-6, December 10 through January 24, and February 3 through March 1 (Cat Creek area) and December 14-29 (Fitzhugh Carter area).

    121745. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    121816. Spring turkey – March 1218621-23, and April 3-5 and 17-1912192.

    121937. September duck – In the September duck seasons established by rule 1220568A-13.003, 12206F.A.C., (Fitzhugh Carter area only).

    122118. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year (except as provided below).

    12224(d) Legal to Take: All legal game, 12231bear (only during the bear season and 12238those portions of the archery season in the Cat Creek and Fitzhugh Carter areas that coincide with the bear season), 12258fish (except as provided below), frogs and furbearers. 12266Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 12292Taking bobcat and otter is prohibited in the Fitzhugh Carter area. 12303During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit. 12319In the mobility-impaired hunt area, antlerless deer (bag limit of two per three-day hunt) may be taken during general gun hunts only by persons possessing valid mobility-impaired certificates.

    12347(e) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites by permit from the Northwest Florida Water Management District, 12363but not to exceed 14 days 12369within any consecutive 30-day period12374. 12375Camping is limited to tents, trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles only. Kitchen stoves, refrigerators and freezers are prohibited, unless contained in mobile campers. Lumber, sheet metal or other building materials are prohibited12407. Hikers using the Florida National Scenic Trail may camp at designated hike-in campsites along the trail without obtaining a camping permit.

    12429(f) General regulations:

    124321. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads. During periods open to hunting in the mobility-impaired hunt area, vehicles are not restricted to named or numbered roads but may be operated only by persons authorized to participate in the hunt. From May through September, vehicular access is prohibited on Dog Roads 1-8, 10, 13-17, 19, 20-28 and 33-37, Enfinger Road and on numbered roads in the mobility-impaired area.

    125032. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited in those portions of the area that are west of State Road 77; south of State Road 20; east of Econfina Creek; east of Ten-mile Creek; west of Econfina Road and south of Greenhead Road; and north of Deadening Road except that dogs may be used in that portion of the area in Jackson County and to take raccoons (except in the mobility-impaired Cat Creek and Fitzhugh Carter areas).

    125853. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited except in the mobility-impaired hunt area by persons possessing mobility-impaired certificates.

    126044. The possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages is prohibited.

    126145. 12615On mobility-impaired hunts, only one non-hunting assistant and a guest permit holder are allowed to accompany each mobility-impaired quota permit holder as provided in rule 1264068A-15.005, 12641F.A.C.

    126426. Taking wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of Thomas Road, Rattlesnake Road, Strickland Road, Porter Pond Road, Duma Jack/Deadening Road, Greenhead Road, Hampshire Boulevard, Cat Creek Road, Enfinger Road, State Road 20 or County Road 388 is prohibited.

    126857. During the raccoon season, hunting as specified by paragraph 1269568A-24.002(2)(b), 12696F.A.C., is allowed and quota permits are not required from one hour after sunset until one hour before sunrise.

    127158. Horses are allowed on designated horse trails only. Horses and the use of bicycles are prohibited on the Fitzhugh Carter Area.

    127379. All persons entering or exiting the Fitzhugh/Carter area may do so only at a designated entrance.

    1275410. Hunters and anglers shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the Fitzhugh/Carter area and shall check all game and fish taken.

    1278211. Access to improved recreational areas is allowed from sunset to sunrise only for individuals participating in authorized hunting and/or fishing activities, actively launching/retrieving a boat or authorized to camp within the area.

    1281512. 12816Northern bobwhite may be released and taken by shotgun during the small game season provided each individual or group participating possesses a daily permit and proof (including the name and address of the vendor and date of purchase) that the northern bobwhite were purchased within the past 90 days from a game farm licensed by the Commission or another state. 12876The release of northern bobwhite is allowed only on that portion of the area north of State Road 20 and east of Highway 77.

    1290013. General regulations for taking fish on all Fitzhugh Carter Area lakes and water bodies:

    12915a. Fishing is allowed only by permit issued by the Commission.

    12926b. Days and hours of operation and angler quotas shall be as designated by the Commission and posted at the area headquarters. Angler quotas shall be determined by the following: a maximum of one angler per ten acres of open water with a minimum of two anglers per water body. Fishing is allowed in designated lakes and water bodies only. All other lakes, water bodies and restricted areas are closed to public fishing. Any lake or water body may be temporarily closed to public access for management purposes or in the event that access to the lake or water body exposes the public to danger by posting notice at the headquarters.

    13037c. No person shall take more than 20 panfish in the aggregate per day, kill or possess any bluegill or redear sunfish less than 8 inches in total length, take more than 10 black crappie per day, kill or possess any black crappie less than 10 inches in total length, or kill or possess any black bass.

    13094d. Fish may not be filleted, nor the head or tail fin removed, until the angler has checked out at the check station.

    13117e. The use or possession of nets, seines, fish traps, trotlines, set lines, spears, gigs, snatch hooks, crossbow, bow and arrow or bush hooks is prohibited. Landing nets may be used and possessed for boating fish caught by rod and reel or hook and line.

    13162(23) Box-R Wildlife Management Area.

    13167(a) Open season:

    131701. Archery – October 26 through 13176November 1, and November 2-1013181.

    131822. Small game – November 9-24.

    131883. Muzzleloading gun – 13192December 7-913194.

    131954. General gun – November 28 through December 1, January 16-19, 23-26 13207and January 30 through February 213213.

    132145. Wild hog-still – December 14-20.

    132206. Wild hog-dog – July 12-14, August 9-11 and September 13-15, 2019, and May 8-10 and June 12-14, 2020.

    132397. Spring turkey – March 21-24, April 2-5 and 16-19.

    132498. 13250Dove 13251 13252Opening day during the first phase and during the remainder of the mourning dove and 13267white-winged dove season established by Rule 1327368A-13.008, 13274F.A.C., that coincides with the archery, small game, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-still and spring turkey seasons.

    132929. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    13301(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 13308bear 13309(only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 1333168A-13.004, 13332F.A.C.), 13333fish, frogs and furbearers. The bag limit for deer shall be one antlered deer per person, but not more than two per quota permit. Antlerless deer may be taken by antlerless deer permit only. Taking antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. During spring turkey season, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit. During the wild hog-dog season, only wild hog may be taken. The take of deer is prohibited during wild hog-still season.

    13435(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    13438(d) General regulations:

    134411. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    134522. Vehicles shall enter and exit only at designated entrances as indicated on the hunt map, except during the small game season.

    134743. During periods when the area is closed to hunting, public access other than on foot (pedestrian), horseback (equestrian) or by bicycle is prohibited except that motorized vehicles may be used on Pine Log Road and one day immediately prior to and one day after each hunt.

    135214. The possession or use of airboats, all-terrain vehicles, unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles or tracked vehicles is prohibited.

    135395. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited, except any dog may be used during the wild hog-dog season and when taking small game during the small game season. The take of wild hogs with dogs is prohibited during the small game season. During the wild hog-dog season, no more than 3 free-running dogs per quota permit may be used.

    136046. Hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken, except during the small game, wild hog-dog, spring turkey and dove seasons.

    136397. No deer shall be dismembered until checked at a check station.

    136518. Taking or attempting to take wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of County Road 385, County Road 384, Moses Road, Teat Road, or Pine Log Road is prohibited.

    136859. During the wild hog-dog season, a quota permit shall allow a hunting group of two persons and a guest, as authorized by rule 1370968A-15.005, 13710F.A.C., (3 total) to participate in the hunt.

    1371810. 13719During the wild hog-dog season, hunts will begin at 12:01 a.m. on the first day of the hunt and end at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the hunt.

    1374911. During the wild hog-dog season, taking wild hog is prohibited from 10:00 a.m. to sunset.

    1376512. During the wild hog-dog season, wild hog may be taken by the aid of a light with dogs and a firearm. The hunting of wild hog under this provision by display or use of a light from a moving vehicle, boat or animal is prohibited.

    13811(24) Lafayette Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    13817(a) Open season:

    138201. Archery – October 1382426 through November 1, and November 2-1013831.

    138322. Muzzleloading gun – 13836December 7-913838.

    138393. Family hunt – November 28 through December 1.

    138484. General gun – January 25-28 and January 29 through February 2.

    138605. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-6, December 10 through January 24, and March 1.

    138766. Spring turkey – March 21-23 and March 27 through April 26 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    138937. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by rules 1390368A-13.003 13904and 1390568A-13.008, 13906F.A.C.

    139078. Fishing and other recreational uses – During daylight hours only.

    139189. Wild hog-still – During the month of February.

    1392710. Trapping – Prohibited.

    13931(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers, except that deer and turkey may not be taken during the wild hog-still season. 13956Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age13982.

    13983(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites or by permit from Northwest Florida Water Management District.

    13999(d) General regulations:

    140021. During periods open to hunting, vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads. During periods when the area is closed to hunting, vehicular access is prohibited except vehicles may be used one day immediately prior to and after each season.

    140452. During the archery, muzzleloading gun, family hunt, general gun and spring turkey seasons, access to the area shall be restricted to individuals authorized to participate in the quota hunt and persons hiking through on the Florida Trail.

    140833. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    140884. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    141255. All persons entering or exiting the area may do so only at a designated entrance, except through hikers may enter via the Florida Trail.

    141506. Horses are allowed on designated horse trails only.

    141597. 14160Northern bobwhite may be released and taken by shotgun during the small game season provided each individual or group participating possesses a daily permit and proof (including the name and address of the vendor and date of purchase) that the northern bobwhite were purchased within the past 90 days from a game farm licensed by the Commission or another state.

    14220(25) Wakulla Wildlife Management Area.

    14225(a) Open season:

    142281. Archery – October 19-21, 25-27, and November 1-3, 8-10 and 15-17.

    142402. Archery and muzzleloading gun – November 22-24, December 13-15, 27-29, January 10-12 and 24-26.

    142553. Small game – January 27 through February 23.

    142644. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    142715. Spring turkey – March 21 through April 26 (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    142846. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    14292(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 14299bear 14300(only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 1432268A-13.004, 14323F.A.C.), 14324fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 14368During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit.

    14384(c) Camping: Allowed only at designated sites by permit from the 14395Florida Forest Service14398.

    14399(d) General regulations:

    144021. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    144132. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    144183. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    144554. All hunters entering or exiting the area may do so only at a designated entrance.

    144715. Public access is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise.

    144866. The take of wildlife with a firearm on or from the right-of-way of Chattin Road within 1/4 mile of the intersection with McBride Slough Road is prohibited.

    14514(26) Perdido River Wildlife Management Area.

    14520(a) Open season:

    145231. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    145312. Muzzleloading gun – December 7-9.

    145373. Family hunt – November 28 through December 1 and January 10-12.

    145494. General gun – January 18-24 and January 25 through February 2.

    145615. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 6-16.

    145696. Small game – November 25-27, December 2-6, December 10 through January 9, January 13-17, February 3-5 and February 17 through March 1.

    145927. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15.

    145998. Spring turkey – March 21-29 and March 30 through April 12.

    146119. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by rules 1462168A-13.003 14622and 1462368A-13.008, 14624F.A.C.

    1462510. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    1463311. Trapping – Prohibited.

    14637(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 14648In that portion of the area south of I-10, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. In that portion of the area north of I-10, taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 14707or 14708one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 14732During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit.

    14748(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites by permit from the Northwest Florida Water Management District, 14764but not to exceed 14 days 14770within any consecutive 30-day period14775. Camping is limited to tents, trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles only. Kitchen stoves, refrigerators and freezers are prohibited, unless contained in mobile campers. Lumber, sheet metal or other building materials are prohibited14808.

    14809(d) General regulations:

    148121. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads, except vehicles may not be operated on Muscogee Regen Road, Red Gate Road and Shelby Ditch Road from May through September.

    148442. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    148493. Hunting with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited, 14861except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited14885.

    148864. Horses are allowed on designated horse trails only.

    148955. The possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages is prohibited.

    149056. 14906The launching or loading of any vessel with an internal combustion engine larger than 10 horsepower is prohibited at the Fillingim and Pipes boat ramps.

    149317. Public access is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise, except access is allowed throughout the year on Sand Landing Road, at designated campsites or by permit from the Northwest Florida Water Management District.

    14970(27) Juniper Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    14976(a) Open season:

    149791. Family hunt – November 22-24, December 24-26, December 31 through January 2, January 17-19 and January 31 through February 2.

    150002. Youth turkey hunt – March 14-15, 28-29 and April 11-12.

    150113. Bear hunt – During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 1502768A-13.004, 15028F.A.C.

    15029(b) Legal to take: Antlered deer with at least one antler with two or more points, antlerless deer, bear (only during the bear season), and wild turkey (during the youth turkey hunt only). The bag limit for deer shall be one antlered or one antlerless deer per person. During youth turkey hunts, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per youth.

    15091(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    15094(d) General regulations:

    150971. During periods when the area is closed to hunting, public access other than on foot is prohibited except that motorized vehicles may be used one day immediately prior to each hunt by individuals participating in the hunt.

    151352. During periods open to hunting, access is allowed only by individuals participating in the hunt.

    151513. A zone tag issued by the U.S. Forest Service is required to participate in each hunt. Each hunter shall obtain a zone tag prior to the hunt and keep it in his or her possession while hunting on the area. No person shall hunt in any zone other than that for which he or she has a zone tag. During the family hunt, one or two youth per zone tag, under 16 years of age but not younger than 8 years of age, may hunt as provided in section 15241790.22, F.S., 15243under the supervision and in the presence of one adult not younger than 18 years of age. The adult may only hunt when in the presence of at least one youth under 16 years of age but not younger than 8 years of age. During youth turkey hunts, one youth and one adult may participate as provided by rule 1530268A-13.004, 15303F.A.C., per zone tag. During the bear hunt, one youth and one adult may participate per zone tag.

    153214. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    153325. The use of airboats, all-terrain vehicles, unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles or tracked vehicles is prohibited.

    153486. Taking wildlife with dogs is prohibited.

    153557. Fires are prohibited.

    15359(28) Beaverdam Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    15365(a) Open season:

    153681. Archery – October 26 through November 24.

    153762. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-13 and February 6 through March 1.

    153903. Family hunt – November 28 through December 1.

    153994. Muzzleloading gun – December 7-9.

    154055. General gun – December 14 through February 5.

    154146. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 6-16.

    154227. Spring turkey – March 21-24 and April 1-5.

    154318. Wild hog-dog – July 12-14, August 9-11 and September 13-15, 2019, and May 8-10 and June 12-14, 2020.

    154509. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by rule 1546668A-13.003, 15467F.A.C.

    1546810. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    1547611. Bear – During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in rule 1549168A-13.004, 15492F.A.C.

    15493(b) Legal to take: All legal game, bear (only during the bear season), fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. During the family hunt, antlered or antlerless deer may be taken (limit one antlerless deer per person per day). During the muzzleloading gun season, antlered or antlerless deer may be taken (limit one antlerless deer per day). During the spring turkey season, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit. During the wild hog-dog season, only wild hog may be taken.

    15607(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites (for no more than 14 consecutive days at a time) or by permit from Northwest Florida Water Management District.

    15633(d) General regulations:

    156361. Vehicles may be operated on Harry Donar Road year round and on the area road extending from the boat ramp at the terminus of Harry Donar Road to the pipeline parking area during the period October 1 through April 30 and during each wild hog-dog hunt. Operation of vehicles on any other road is prohibited.

    156922. Taking or attempting to take deer or wild hog with the aid of dogs is prohibited, except that dogs may be used to take wild hog during the wild hog-dog hunts.

    157243. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    157324. Horses are allowed on named roads and designated horse trails only.

    157445. Boats may be launched and loaded only at the designated boat ramp.

    157576. During wild hog-dog hunts, wild hogs may be taken during the day or at night by the aid of a light with dogs and a firearm. The hunting of wild hogs under this provision by display or use of a light from a moving vehicle, boat or animal is prohibited.

    158087. Wild hog-dog hunts will begin at 12:01 a.m. on the first day of the hunt and end at 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the hunt.

    15836(29) Escribano Point Wildlife Management Area.

    15842(a) Open season:

    158451. General gun – November 28 through December 1, January 25-28, January 29 through February 2 and February 7-10.

    158642. Archery – October 26 15869through November 1 and November 2-1015875.

    158763. Muzzleloading gun – 15880December 7-915882.

    158834. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 15-17.

    158915. Spring turkey – March 21-23, 15897and April 3-5, 10-12 and 24-2615903.

    159046. Small game – November 9-27, December 2-6, December 10 through January 24, February 3-6, February 11-14 and February 18 through March 1.

    159277. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    15935(b) Legal to take: 15939All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 15946Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age.

    15972(c) Camping: Prohibited, except in designated campgrounds by permit as provided by paragraph 1598568A-15.004(8)(a), 15986F.A.C.

    15987(d) General regulations:

    159901. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    160012. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season16029.

    160303. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    160384. The possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages is prohibited.

    16048(30) Plank Road Wildlife Management Area.

    16054(a) Open season:

    160571. September duck – In the September seasons established by rule 1606868A-13.003, 16069F.A.C.

    160702. Archery – October 4-6, 11-13, 18-20 and 25-27.

    160793. Muzzleloading gun – November 2-4.

    160854. Family hunt – November 23-24.

    160915. General gun – November 9-11, November 28 through December 1 and December 13-15.

    161056. Mobility-impaired general gun – December 6-9.

    161127. Small game – December 16 through 16119March 1.

    161218. Youth turkey – March 14-15.

    161279. Spring turkey – March 21-23, and April 10-12 and 24-26.

    1613810. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    16146(b) Legal to take: All legal game, wild turkey (bearded turkey or gobblers only), fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age.  During the family hunt, the bag limit shall be two deer per permit, only one of which may be antlerless.

    16209(c) Camping: Prohibited except at designated campsites.

    16216(d) General regulations:

    162191. Public access allowed year round but only from 1.5 hours before sunrise until 1.5 hours after sunset.

    162372. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season16265.

    162663. Vehicles may be operated only on designated roads, except by mobility-impaired hunters during mobility-impaired hunts, and shall enter and exit only at designated entrances.

    162914. 16292The use of airboats, tracked vehicles or all-terrain vehicles on the area is prohibited, except as authorized by the 16311Florida Forest Service16314. However, 16316mobility-impaired hunters may use all-terrain vehicles on established roads, trails, and firebreaks during the mobility-impaired general gun season without obtaining separate authorization from the Florida Forest Service.

    163435. 16344On mobility-impaired hunts, only one non-hunting assistant and a guest permit holder are allowed to accompany each mobility-impaired quota permit holder as provided in rule 1636968A-15.005, 16370F.A.C.

    16371Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const., 16379379.2223, 16380375.313 FS. 16382Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const., 16390379.2223, 16391375.313 FS. 16393History–New 6-21-82, Amended 7-1-83, 7-5-84, 7-1-85, 5-7-86, 5-10-87, 6-8-87, 5-1-88, 7-1-89, 7-1-90, 9-1-90, 7-1-91, 9-1-91, 7-1-92, 7-2-92, 7-1-93, 3-1-94, 7-1-94, 7-1-95, 7-2-95, 8-15-95, 7-1-96, 7-2-96, 6-1-97, 12-3-97, 7-1-98, 7-2-98, 8-11-98, 7-1-99, Formerly 39-15.063, Amended 11-17-99, 7-1-00, 7-1-01, 7-22-01, 6-2-02, 5-1-03, 7-1-03, 7-1-04, 7-2-04, 8-1-04, 7-1-05, 7-1-06, 7-1-07, 7-1-08, 7-1-09, 7-20-09, 7-1-10, 7-1-11, 11-14-11, 7-1-12, 7-1-13, 7-1-14, 7-2-14, 11-2-14, 7-1-15, 7-29-15, 7-1-16, 7-1-17, 9-14-17, 7-1-18, 7-1-19.

     

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