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


Effective on Wednesday, July 1, 2020
  • 1(1) Apalachee Wildlife Management Area.

    6(a) Open season:

    91. General gun – November 26-29 and December 12 through February 14 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays closed to hunting in Zones A and B, except hunting is allowed the Friday after Thanksgiving).

    412. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    493. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    574. Muzzleloading gun – December 5-7.

    635. September duck – On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays of the September seasons established by Rule 8068A-13.003, 81F.A.C.

    826. Duck, geese and coot – On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays of the duck and coot season established in Rrule 10368A-13.003, 104F.A.C.

    1057. Dove – On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays of the dove season established in Rule 12168A-13.008, 122F.A.C.

    1238. Quail (Zone A) – December 22 through February 14 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays closed to hunting).

    1409. Spring turkey (Zones A, B and C) – During the spring turkey season es155tablished by Rule 15868A-13.004, 159F.A.C. (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    16510. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 18068A-13.004, 181F.A.C.

    182(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 189bear (only during the bear season), 195fish, fro197gs 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. Quail may be taken in Zone A only during the archery, muzzleloading gun, and quail seasons.

    256(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    259(d) General regulations:

    2621. 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.

    3172. 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.

    3663. Taking wildlife with rifles is prohibited, except during the muzzleloading gun season.

    3794. 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).

    4125. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of County Road 271 is prohibited as provided by Rule 43568A-4.008, 436F.A.C.

    4376. 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.

    4687. During quail season, taking quail after 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time is prohibited.

    482(2) Apalachicola Wildlife Management Area.

    487(a) Open seasons:

    4901. General gun – November 26-29 and December 12 through February 3.

    5022. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 11 and February 4 through March 7.

    5193. Quail (quail enhancement area) – Up to 16 days (Saturdays and Wednesdays only) of quail hunting may be allowed in January and February, combined.

    5444. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 55768A-13.004, 558F.A.C.

    5595. Spring turkey – 563During the spring turkey season established by Rule 57168A-13.004, 572F.A.C.

    5736. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    5817. Muzzleloading gun – 585December 5-7587.

    5888. Muzzleloading gun and archery – February 4-14.

    5969. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by Rules 60668A-13.003 607and 60868A-13.008, 609F.A.C.

    61010. Fox, raccoon, opossum and bobcat – October 1 through the close of small game season 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.

    70911. Trapping – Opening the day following the close of general gun season and ending March 1.

    72612. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    73413. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 74968A-13.004, 750F.A.C.

    751(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 wi779th 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 first 16 days of general gun season. 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.

    892(c) Camping: Throughout the year. However, on 899that portion of the area designated as National Forest lands, camping is allowed only in desginated campsites during the general gun season. 921On 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.

    994(d) General regulations:

    9971. Bird dogs may be trained from June 1 through the last day of small game season, except on the quail enhancement area where bird dogs may be trained November 1 through December 31. Deer dogs may be trained beginning the last Saturday in October and ending 19 days thereafter in that portion of the area open to hunting fox, raccoon, opossum and bobcats.

    10612. During the general gun and small game seasons, hunting as specified by paragraph 107568A-24.002(2)(b), 1076F.A.C., is allowed.

    10793. 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 112868A-4.008, 1129F.A.C.

    11304. 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.

    11775. Taking deer is prohibited on or from the rights-of-way of County Road 375 and 50 yards outward from the rights-of-way.

    11986. 1199Motorized 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. 1226The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited on that portion of the area posted as Northwest Florida Water Management District lands.

    12477. 1248During 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 128468A-24.002(2)(b), 1285F.A.C. is allowed.

    1288(3) Apalachicola Wildlife Management Area – Bradwell Unit.

    1296(a) Open season:

    12991. General gun – November 26-29 and December 12-16.

    13082. Archery – October 24-30 and November 2-9.

    13163. Muzzleloading gun – December 2-7.

    13224. Family hunt – December 22-24, January 15-17 and January 29-31.

    13335. 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.

    13716. Spring turkey – March 20-21 and April 2-4.

    13807. Wild hog-dog – Opening the second Friday of July and closing 2 days thereafter and opening the first Friday of the month and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, August, and September.

    14148. Wild hog-still – Opening the third Friday of the month and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, August, and September.

    14369. September duck – In the September seasons established by Rule 144768A-13.003, 1448F.A.C.

    144910. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established in Rule 146268A-13.004, 1463F.A.C.

    146411. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    1472(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 150268A-13.004, 1503F.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. 1625During the wild hog seasons, only wild hog may be taken.

    1636(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    1639(d) General regulations:

    16421. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and may be parked only at designated parking areas.

    16622. 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.

    17103. 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.

    17414. During the wild hog-dog season, taking wild hog is prohibited from sunrise to sunset.

    17565. 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.

    1802(4) Blackwater Wildlife Management Area.

    1807(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).

    18501. General gun – November 26-29 and December 19 through February 10.

    18622. Family still hunt – December 12-13.

    18693. Small game – November 14-15, November 30 through December 18 and February 11 through March 7.

    18864. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 189968A-13.004, 1900F.A.C.

    19015. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 191368A-13.004, 1914F.A.C.

    19156. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    19237. Muzzleloading gun – December 5-7.

    19298. Muzzleloading gun and archery – February 18-28.

    19379. Wild hog-dog – Opening the first Friday and closing 2 days thereafter and reopening the third Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in the months of May, June, July, August, and September.

    197010. Dove – During the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by Rule 198468A-13.008, 1985F.A.C.

    198611. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by Rule 200268A-13.003, 2003F.A.C.

    200412. Quail (quail enhancement area) – Up to 16 days (Saturdays and Wednesdays only) of quail hunting may be allowed in January and February, combined.

    202913. 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.

    206514. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year except on the fish hatchery.

    2078(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):

    21891. General gun dog – November 26-29, December 19 through January 3 and January 18 through February 10.

    22072. General gun still – January 4-17.

    22143. Family still hunt – December 12-13.

    22214. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 18 and February 11 through March 7.

    22385. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 225168A-13.004, 2252F.A.C.

    22536. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 226568A-13.004, 2266F.A.C.

    22677. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    22758. Muzzleloading gun – December 5-7.

    22819. Muzzleloading gun and archery – February 18-28.

    228910. Fox, raccoon, opossum and bobcat – May 1 through March 7, in that portion of the dog hunt area east of Belandville Road.

    231311. Wild hog-dog – Opening the first Friday and closing 2 days thereafter and reopening the third Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August, and September.

    234312. Dove – During the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by Rule 235768A-13.008, 2358F.A.C.

    235913. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by Rule 237568A-13.003, 2376F.A.C.

    237714. Bird dog training – 2382Throughout the year, except during spring turkey season2390.

    239115. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    2399(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):

    24811. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    24892. Family still hunt – December 12-13.

    24963. Muzzleloading gun and archery – January 15-17.

    25044. Dove (on fields posted as open to dove hunting) – During the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by rule 252668A-13.008, 2527F.A.C.

    25285. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by Rule 254468A-13.003, 2545F.A.C.

    25466. Bird dog training – October 1-15 and November 14-30.

    25567. Quail – Opening the first Monday in February and closing 3 days thereafter and reopening the third Monday in February and closing 3 days thereafter.

    25828. Wild hog-dog – Opening the first Friday and closing 2 days thereafter and reopening the third Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August, and September.

    26129. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year except on the fish hatchery.

    2625(d) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 2636Taking 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. 2676The 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.

    2926(e) Camping: Throughout the year at designated campsites only.

    2935(f) General regulations:

    29381. During the general gun dog and the fox, raccoon, opossum and bobcat seasons, hunting as specified in paragraph 295768A-24.002(2)(b), 2958F.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.

    29892. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    30003. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited in the still hunt area, field trial area and during the general gun still hunt in the dog hunt area; however, any dog may be used to take small game during small game seasons in both the still hunt and dog hunt areas and any dog 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.

    31214. 3122The taking or pursuing of deer, fox or coyote with dogs is prohibited in that portion of the dog hunt area east of Belandville Road 3147unless 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.

    32155. The take of wildlife with a gun within 300 yards of a public campsite is prohibited.

    32326. 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; 3264Bryant 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 3302Carpenter Road from County Road 191 to Juniper Creek is prohibited as provided by Rule 331768A-4.008, 3318F.A.C.

    33197. The use of airboats, tracked vehicles or all-terrain vehicles on the area is prohibited, except by permit from the 3339Florida Forest Service3342.

    33438. Vehicles are prohibited on the Florida Gas Transmission Line.

    33539. During the family hunt and family still hunt, all hunters must check in at the designated check station prior to hunting and check all game taken.

    338010. 3381During 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.

    341111. 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).

    344212. 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.

    3501(5) Blackwater Wildlife Management Area – Hutton Unit.

    3509(a) Open season:

    35121. Archery – October 24-27 and October 28 through November 1.

    35232. Muzzleloading gun – December 5-7.

    35293. Quail – November 25-26, December 14-15, 19-20 and 28-29, January 2-3, February 20-21, and February 27-28.

    35464. General gun – January 16-19 and 20-24.

    35545. Mobility-impaired general gun – January 29-31 and February 5-7.

    35646. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 357768A-13.004, 3578F.A.C.

    35797. Spring turkey – March 20-22, April 2-4 and 16-18.

    35898. Wild hog-dog – Opening the third Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August, and September.

    36099. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    361710. Bird dog training – Monday through Friday in October, except during archery season.

    363111. 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 366468A-13.008, 3665F.A.C.

    3666(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.

    3830(c) Camping: Allowed at designated sites only.

    3837(d) General regulations:

    38401. 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.

    38852. 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.

    39223. 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.

    39474. Taking quail after 3:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time) is prohibited.

    39585. 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.

    39896. Taking wildlife with firearms other than shotguns is prohibited during the quail season.

    40037. 4004On 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 402968A-15.005, 4030F.A.C.

    40318. 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.

    40839. Dove permits shall be issued on a first-come, first served basis at the check station on the day of each dove hunt.

    410610. 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.

    4156(6) Blackwater Wildlife Management Area – Carr Unit.

    4164(a) Open season: Small game – Opening the second Saturday of November and closing 113 days thereafter.

    4181(b) Legal to take: Quail.

    4186(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    4189(d) General regulations:

    41921. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads, and shall enter and exit only at the designated entrance.

    42132. Taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited.

    42263. The possession or use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    42364. Taking wildlife with firearms other than shotguns is prohibited.

    42465. Fires are prohibited.

    42506. 4251Northern 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. 4311The release of northern bobwhite is allowed only on that portion of the area as designated on the brochure map.

    4331(7) Joe Budd Wildlife Management Area.

    4337(a) Open season:

    43401. Archery – Opening 1 day prior to the second Saturday in December and closing 30 days later (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    43632. Archery and muzzleloading gun – Opening 5 days after the close of archery season and closing 16 days thereafter (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    43883. Small game – Opening the first Saturday in October and closing the Sunday prior to the opening of archery season (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    44134. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 442668A-13.004, 4427F.A.C.

    44285. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 444068A-13.004, 4441F.A.C (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    44466. Dove – During the first Saturday of the first phase of the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by Rule 446868A-13.008, 4469F.A.C.

    44707. Fishing and frogging – Allowed when hunting is not allowed.

    4481(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 450868A-13.008, 4509F.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.

    4592(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at the High Bluff campground by permit from the 4605Florida Forest Service4608.

    4609(d) General regulations:

    46121. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    46232. Taking wildlife with dogs is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during small game season.

    46443. Hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken.

    46674. 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.

    47065. Only bows or muzzleloading guns are allowed for taking turkey during spring turkey season, 4721except shotguns may be used during the youth turkey hunt4731.

    47326. 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.

    47587. No person shall enter the area during any period in which the entry gate is closed.

    47758. 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.

    48279. All persons entering or exiting the area may do so only at a designated entrance as indicated on the hunt map.

    484910. 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 488068A-4.008, 4881F.A.C.

    488211. Public access is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise.

    489712. During the archery, archery/muzzleloading gun, small game 4905and dove seasons, and prior to 1:00 p.m. during the 4915youth spring turkey and spring turkey seasons, access to the area shall be restricted to individuals authorized to participate in the hunt.

    4937(8) Point Washington Wildlife Management Area.

    4943(a) Open season:

    49461. General gun – November 26-29 and December 12 through February 3.

    49582. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 11 and February 4 through March 7.

    49753. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 498768A-13.004, 4988F.A.C.

    49894. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    49975. Muzzleloading gun – December 5-7.

    50036. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 4-14.

    50117. Migratory game birds – During September duck, dove and rail and common moorhen seasons established by Rules 502968A-13.003 5030and 503168A-13.008, 5032F.A.C.

    50338. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    50419. Trapping – January 1 through February 1.

    5049(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 5060Taking 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.

    5086(c) Camping: Prohibited, except in designated campsites by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    5100(d) General regulations:

    51031. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    51142. Taking wild hog by the use of dogs is prohibited.

    51253. 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.

    51534. Bird dogs may be trained throughout the year except during the spring turkey season.

    51685. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    51766. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of 5190all named and numbered roads 5195is prohibited as provided by Rule 520168A-4.008, 5202F.A.C.

    52037. Persons operating vehicles shall enter and exit at designated entrances only.

    5215(9) Talquin Wildlife Management Area.

    5220(a) Open season:

    52231. General gun – November 27-29 and December 12 through January 3 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    52402. Small game – January 8 through March 7 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    52543. Archery – October 24 through November 22 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    52674. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 528068A-13.004, 5281F.A.C.

    52825. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 529468A-13.004, 5295F.A.C (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    53006. September duck – In the September seasons established by Rule 531168A-13.003, 5312F.A.C.

    53137. Fishing and other recreational uses – Throughout the y5323ear.

    53248. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 533968A-13.004, 5340F.A.C. (Friday, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    53469. Wild hog-still – Opening the second Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August, and Septem5366ber.

    5367(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 5374bear (only during the bear season), 5380fish and furbearers. 5383Taking 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.

    5436(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    5439(d) General regulations:

    54421. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    54532. 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.

    54813. All hunters entering onto or exiting from this area may do so only at a designated entrance as indicated on the hunt map.

    55054. Public access is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise.

    55205. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    5525(10) Ochlockonee River Wildlife Management Area.

    5531(a) Open season:

    55341. Archery and muzzleloading gun – November 27-29 and December 12 through January 3 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    55532. Small game – January 8 through March 7 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    55673. Archery – October 24 through November 22 (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    55804. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 559368A-13.004, 5594F.A.C.

    55955. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 560768A-13.004, 5608F.A.C. (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    56136. Fishing and other recreational uses – Throughout the year.

    56237. Wild hog-still – Opening the first Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August, and September.

    5643(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 5650bear 5651(only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 567368A-13.004, 5674F.A.C.), 5675fish, 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 5738or 5739one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 5763Gobblers 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.

    5802(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    5805(d) General regulations:

    58081. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    58192. 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.

    58563. All hunters entering onto or exiting from this area may do so only at a designated entrance as indicated on the hunt map.

    58804. Public access is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise.

    58955. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    5900(11) Tate’s Hell Wildlife Management Area.

    5906(a) Open season:

    59091. General gun – November 26-29 and December 12 through February 3.

    59212. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 11 and February 4 through March 7.

    59383. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    59464. Muzzleloading gun – December 5-7.

    59525. Muzzleloading gun and archery – February 4-14.

    59606. Duck, geese and coot – As established by Rule 597068A-13.003, 5971F.A.C.

    59727. Dove – As established by Rule 597968A-13.008, 5980F.A.C.

    59818. Spring turkey – 5985During the spring turkey season established by Rule 599368A-13.004, 5994F.A.C5995.

    59969. Trapping – February 1 through March 1.

    600410. 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.

    604211. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    605012. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 606568A-13.004, 6066F.A.C.

    6067(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 6074bear (only during the bear season), 6080fish, frogs and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler 6094wi6095th two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age6111.

    6112(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated sites by permit from the 6123Florida Forest Service6126.

    6127(d) General regulations:

    61301. Deer dogs may be trained from the last Saturday in October and for 19 consecutive days thereafter.

    61482. During the general gun and small game seasons, hunting as specified by paragraph 616268A-24.002(2)(b), 6163F.A.C., is allowed.

    61663. 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 6189Florida Forest Service6192. Airboats and tracked vehicles are prohibited.

    61994. 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.

    62785. 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 630268A-4.008, 6303F.A.C.

    63046. 6305During 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 634168A-24.002(2)(b), 6342F.A.C., is allowed.

    6345(12) Tate’s Hell Wildlife Management Area – Womack Creek Unit.

    6355(a) Open season:

    63581. Archery – October 24 through November 2.

    63662. Muzzleloading gun – 6370December 5-76372.

    63733. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 11, December 21-23 and January 6 through March 7.

    63924. General gun still – November 26-29 and December 12-20.

    64025. General gun dog – December 24 through January 5.

    64126. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by Rule 642868A-13.003, 6429F.A.C.

    64307. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 644368A-13.004, 6444F.A.C.

    64458. Spring turkey – March 20-23, and April 1-4 and 8-11.

    64569. Trapping – February 1 through March 1.

    646410. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    647211. Wild hog-dog – Opening the day following the general gun dog season and closing 12 days thereafter.

    6490(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 6497bear 6498(only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 652068A-13.004, 6521F.A.C.), 6522fish, frogs, and furbearers. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler 6536with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 6552During 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.

    6579(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated sites by permit from the 6590Florida Forest Service6593.

    6594(d) General regulations:

    65971. 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.

    66302. Vehicles may be operated only on designated roads.

    66393. The use of airboats, all-terrain vehicles, or tracked vehicles is prohibited.

    66514. 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 668868A-4.008, 6689F.A.C.

    6690(13) Aucilla Wildlife Management Area.

    6695(a) Open season:

    66981. General gun – November 7 through January 3, except in the Pinhook still hunt area. November 7-13, 14-20, and 21-29 in the Pinhook still hunt area.

    67252. Small game – November 30 through December 18 (Pinhook still hunt area only), and January 4 through March 7.

    67453. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 675868A-13.004, 6759F.A.C.

    67604. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 677268A-13.004, 6773F.A.C.

    67745. Archery – September 19 through October 18, except in the Pinhook still hunt area. September 19-27 and October 10-18 in the Pinhook still hunt area.

    68006. Muzzleloading gun – October 24-26.

    68067. Family hunt – October 31 through November 1, in the Pinhook still hunt area only.

    68228. Wild hog-still – December 19 through January 3, in the Pinhook still hunt area only.

    68389. Wild hog-dog – Opening the second Friday and closing 2 days thereafter during the months of May, June, July and August, and opening the first Friday in September and closing 2 days thereafter.

    687210. September duck – In the September duck seasons established by Rule 688468A-13.003, 6885F.A.C.

    688611. Duck, geese and coot – During the duck and coot season established by Rule 690168A-13.003, 6902F.A.C.

    690312. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    691113. Trapping – Opening the day following the close of general gun season and closing March 1.

    692814. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 694368A-13.004, 6944F.A.C., except in the Pinhook still hunt area.

    6952(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 6959bear (only during the bear season and 6966those portions of the muzzleloading gun sea6973son in the Pinhook still hunt area that coincide with the bear season6986), 6987fish, frogs and furbearers. In the Pinhook still hunt area (which is that portion of the area south of US 98), taking of 7010antlered 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.

    7172(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.

    7210(d) General regulations:

    72131. 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).

    72842. 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).

    73303. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and shall enter and exit at designated entrances.

    73494. During the general gun and small game seasons, hunting as specified by paragraph 736368A-24.002(2)(b), 7364F.A.C., is allowed.

    73675. Taking wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of US 98 is prohibited as provided by Rule 738968A-4.008, 7390F.A.C.

    73916. Fires are prohibited.

    73957. The use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) is prohibited.

    74048. Taking wildlife with dogs is prohibited during the archery season, except that waterfowl retrievers may be used during the September duck seasons.

    74279. Hunters shall enter and exit the Pinhook still hunt area at a designated entrance.

    744210. 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.

    749011. 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.

    752112. 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.

    757313. 7574Northern 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. 7634The release of northern bobwhite is allowed only on FWC-lead managed portions of the area7649.

    7650(14) Flint Rock Wildlife Management Area.

    7656(a) Open season:

    76591. Muzzleloading gun – During the Zone C muzzleloading gun season as established in Rule 767468A-13.004, 7675F.A.C.

    76762. General gun – During the Zone C antlered deer season as established in Rule 769168A-13.004, 7692F.A.C.

    76933. Small game – Opening the day following the close of general gun season and closing the first Sunday in March.

    77144. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 772768A-13.004, 7728F.A.C.

    77295. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established in Rule 774168A-13.004, 7742F.A.C.

    77436. Archery – During the Zone C archery season as established in Rule 775668A-13.004, 7757F.A.C.

    77587. September duck – In the September duck seasons established by Rule 777068A-13.003, 7771F.A.C.

    77728. Duck, geese and coot – During the duck and coot season established by Rule 778768A-13.003, 7788F.A.C.

    77899. Fishing and frogging – Allowed during periods the area is open for access.

    780310. Trapping – January 20 through March 1.

    781111. Wild hog-still – Open the fourth Friday and closing 6 days thereafter in August and May, and opening the third Friday and closing 6 days thereafter in June.

    7840(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.

    7902(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    7905(d) General regulations:

    79081. Taking wildlife with dogs other than waterfowl retrievers and bird dogs is prohibited7922.

    79232. Access is allowed only by individuals possessing a valid recreational user permit except as provided by Section 7941379.354, F.S., 7943and 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).

    79713. Vehicles may be operated only on designated roads, and access is restricted to designated entrances.

    79874. Taking wildlife by use of a gun on or from the right-of-way of State Road 59 is prohibited as provided by subsection 801068A-4.008(4), 8011F.A.C.

    80125. Fires are prohibited.

    80166. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    8024(15) Pine Log Wildlife Management Area.

    8030(a) Open season:

    80331. Archery – October 803724 through November 158041.

    80422. Muzzleloading gun – 8046December 5-78048.

    80493. General gun – November 26-29, January 23-25 and January 27-31.

    80604. Small game – 8064November 14-25, November 30 through January 22 and February 1 through March 78077.

    80785. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established in Rule 809168A-13.004, 8092F.A.C.

    80936. Spring turkey – Opening the third Saturday in March and closing 22 days thereafter.

    81087. Raccoon ‒ Opening the second Saturday in November and closing 113 days thereafter.

    81228. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    81309. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by Rule 814668A-13.003, 8147F.A.C.

    814810. Dove ‒ 8151Durin8152g the first phase of the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by Rule 816768A-13.008, 8168F.A.C.

    816911. Bird dog training – 8174Throughout the year, except during spring turkey season8182.

    8183(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 8190bear 8191(only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 821368A-13.004, 8214F.A.C.), 8215fish, 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. 8244During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit.

    8260(c) Camping: Allowed at designated sites only.

    8267(d) General regulations:

    82701. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and shall enter and exit at designated entrances.

    82892. 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.

    83373. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    83454. 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 837368A-4.008, 8374F.A.C.

    83755. 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.

    84076. 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.

    84457. During the raccoon season, hunting as specified by paragraph 845568A-24.002(2)(b), 8456F.A.C., is allowed and quota permits are not required from one hour after sunset until one hour before sunrise.

    84758. 8476Northern 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. 8536The release of northern bobwhite is allowed only on that portion of the area west of Highway 79 and south of Pine Log Creek.

    8560(16) Eglin AFB Wildlife Management Area.

    8566(a) Open season:

    85691. Archery – During Zone D archery season as established in Rule 858168A-13.004, 8582F.A.C., in areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    85932. Muzzleloading gun – 8597During the first 7 days of Zone D muzzleloading gun season as established in Rule 861268A-13.004, 8613F.A.C., 8614in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    86213. General gun – During Zone D general gun season as established in Rule 863568A-13.004, 8636F.A.C., in areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    86474. Archery and muzzleloading gun – During the last 7 days of Zone D muzzleloading gun season as established in Rule 866868A-13.004, 8669F.A.C., in areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    86805. Small game – Opening the second Saturday in November and ending 113 days thereafter in areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    87056. Dove – In areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander in accordance with Rule 872268A-13.008, 8723F.A.C.

    87247. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 873768A-13.004, 8738F.A.C., in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    87468. Spring turkey – 8750During the spring turkey season established by Rule 875868A-13.004, 8759F.A.C., 8760in areas and during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    87709. Raccoon, fox, opossum, and bobcat – May 15 through August 31 in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    878910. Trapping – December 1 through March 1 in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    880411. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year in areas and at times specified by the Installation Commander.

    882212. Wild hog-dog – Throughout the year in areas and at times specified by the Installation Commander.

    8839(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 in the Jackson and Brier Creek units where take of antlered deer not having at least one antler with 4 or more points or one antler with a main beam of 14-inches or more in length is prohibited, and 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. During spring turkey season gobbler or bearded turkey may only be taken from 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1 p.m.

    90421. No person shall kill or possess any fish on Weekly Pond, Upper Memorial Lake, Hurlburt Lake or Jack Lake.

    90622. 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.

    9116(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites.

    9123(d) General regulations:

    91261. Possession of or taking wildlife with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited in areas specified by the Installation Commander. 9149The 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.

    92152. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads except those posted as closed.

    92313. 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.

    92614. 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 931268A-4.008, 9313F.A.C.

    93145. Use of trotlines or bush hooks is prohibited.

    93236. During small game season, hunting as specified by paragraph 933368A-24.002(2)(b), 9334F.A.C., is allowed.

    93377. Use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited, except by permit.

    93478. Dogs may be trained in areas and at times specified by the Installation Commander.

    93629. Persons shall only enter and exit Eglin AFB in areas and at times specified by the Installation Commander.

    938110. No person shall operate any boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine on any lake or pond, except as authorized by the Installation Commander.

    940511. A Department of Defense-issued permit is required for all recreational users on the area.

    942012. Northern 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. The release of northern bobwhite is allowed only in the Sikes and Choctaw units.

    9495(17) Escambia River Wildlife Management Area.

    9501(a) Open season:

    95041. General gun – November 26-29 and December 12 through February 3.

    95162. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    95243. Muzzleloading gun – 9528December 5-79530.

    95314. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 4-14.

    95395. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 11 and February 4 through March 7.

    95566. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 956968A-13.004, 9570F.A.C.

    95717. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 958368A-13.004, 9584F.A.C.

    95858. Fox, opossum and bobcat – November 1 through July 31 except during spring turkey season.

    96019. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by Rules 961168A-13.003 9612and 961368A-13.008, 9614F.A.C.

    961510. Wild hog-dog – Opening the second Friday of the month and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August, and July.

    963811. Family hunt – Opening the last Saturday in December and ending 1 day thereafter.

    965312. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    966213. Raccoon – Throughout the year except during the spring turkey season.

    9674(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.

    9736(c) Camping: Allowed throughout the area (except where posted as no camping), but not to exceed 14 days 9754within any consecutive 30-day period9759. 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.

    9809(d) General regulations:

    98121. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    98232. 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.

    98883. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    98964. 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 993368A-4.008, 9934F.A.C. Taking fish on or from rights-of-way of Keyser Landing Road and Webb Landing Road is prohibited.

    99515. Hunting raccoon as specified by paragraph 995868A-24.002(2)(b), 9959F.A.C., is allowed during the raccoon season.

    99666. 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.

    99997. 10000During 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.

    100308. 10031During 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 prohibited10082.

    10083(18) Tyndall AFB Wildlife Management Area.

    10089(a) Open season:

    100921. Archery – During Zone D archery season as established in Rule 1010468A-13.004, 10105F.A.C., during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    101132. Muzzleloading gun – 10117During the first 7 days and Zone D muzzleloading gun season as established in Rule 1013268A-13.004, 10133F.A.C10134.

    101353. General gun – During Zone D antlered deer season as established in Rule 1014968A-13.004, 10150F.A.C., during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    101584. Supervised youth – 10162Opening the first day of archery season and closing December 31 10173(only in areas 10176and during days 10179designated by the Installation Commander).

    101845. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 1019768A-13.004, 10198F.A.C., in areas specified by the Installation Commander.

    102066. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established in Rule 1021868A-13.004, 10219F.A.C., during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    102277. Small game – Opening the second Saturday in November and closing 113 days thereafter during days specified by the Installation Commander.

    102498. Migratory game birds – During days specified by the Installation Commander within seasons established by Rules 1026668A-13.003 10267and 1026868A-13.008, 10269F.A.C.

    102709. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year except in areas posted as closed.

    1028410. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 1029968A-13.004, 10300F.A.C. (only in areas and during days designated by the Installation Commander).

    10312(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 10319bear (only during the bear season), 10325fish, frogs 10327and 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.

    10431(c) Camping: Prohibited, except in designated areas.

    10438(d) General regulations:

    104411. 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.

    104792. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of US 98 is prohibited as provided by Rule 1050268A-4.008, 10503F.A.C.

    105043. Use of trotlines or bush hooks is prohibited.

    105134. The use of handguns, rimfire and centerfire rifles are prohibited for taking wildlife.

    10527(19) Choctawhatchee River Wildlife Management Area.

    10533(a) Open season:

    105361. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    105442. Muzzleloading gun – 10548December 5-710550.

    105513. General gun – November 26-29 and December 12 through February 3 except Holmes Creek Unit and East River Island.

    105714. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 11 and February 4 through March 7.

    105885. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 4-14. Holmes Creek Unit and East River Island November 26-29 and December 12 through February 14.

    106116. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 1062468A-13.004, 10625F.A.C.

    106267. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 1063868A-13.004, 10639F.A.C., 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). Opening the third Saturday in March and closing 2 days thereafter, reopening 11 days later and closing 2 days thereafter in that portion of the area north of the pipeline right-of-way.

    106998. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by Rules 1070968A-13.003 10710and 1071168A-13.008, 10712F.A.C.

    107139. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    1072110. Trapping – December 1 through March 1 in still hunt areas and the day following the close of general gun season through March 1 in dog hunt areas.

    1075011. Wild hog-dog – Opening the first Friday of the month and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August and September except in the Homes Creek Unit.

    10779(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 10849or 10850one 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.

    10919(c) Camping: 10921Allowed throughout the area (except where posted as no camping), but not to exceed 14 days 10937within any consecutive 30-day period10942. 10943A 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.

    10993(d) General regulations:

    109961. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    110072. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited in still hunt areas; 11024however, any dog may be used to hunt raccoon during the general gun season and small game season pursuant to paragraph 1104568A-24.002(2)(b), 11046F.A.C., except in the East River Island area and Holmes Creek Unit11058. 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.

    111653. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    111734. During spring turkey season in that portion of the area north of the pipeline right-of-way, 11189hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all turkeys taken.

    112115. The possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages is prohibited in the Holmes Creek Unit.

    112266. 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.

    112597. 11260During 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.

    112908. 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.

    11342(20) Chipola River Wildlife Management Area.

    11348(a) Open 11350seasons, except in the Altha Tract11356:

    113571. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    113652. Muzzleloading gun – 11369December 5-711371.

    113723. General gun – November 26-29 and December 12 through January 19.

    113844. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 11 and January 20 through March 7.

    114015. Archery and muzzleloading gun – 11407January 23-24 and 30-31.

    114116. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 1142468A-13.004, 11425F.A.C.

    114267. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 1143868A-13.004, 11439F.A.C.

    114408. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by Rules 1145068A-13.003 11451and 1145268A-13.008, 11453F.A.C.

    114549. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    1146210. Trapping – December 1 through March 1.

    1147011. Bear 1147211473During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 1148568A-13.004, 11486F.A.C.

    1148712. Wild hog-still – 11491Opening the second Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August and September.

    11507(b) Open seasons in the Altha Tract:

    115141. Archery – October 24-30 and October 31 through November 8.

    115252. Family hunt – November 24-29.

    115313. Muzzleloading gun – December 5-7.

    115374. Small game – The Saturday following the close of muzzleloading gun season through the first Sunday in March (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    115605. Spring turkey – March 20-22, and April 2-4 and 16-18.

    115716. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    115797. Trapping – December 1 through March 1.

    11587(c) Legal to take: All legal game, 11594bear (only during the bear season and those portions of the archery season in the Altha Tract that coincide with the bear season), 11617fish, 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 11680or 11681one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 11705During 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.

    11835(d) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites by permit from the Northwest Florida Water Management District, 11851but not to exceed 14 days 11857within any consecutive 30-day period11862. 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 prohibited11895.

    11896(e) General regulations:

    118991. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    119102. Taking or attempting to take deer or wild hog with the aid of dogs is prohibited.

    119273. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    119354. The possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages is prohibited in the Altha Tract.

    119495. 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.

    119826. 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.

    12061(21) Yellow River Wildlife Management Area.

    12067(a) Open seasons:

    120701. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    120782. Muzzleloading gun – 12082December 5-612084.

    120853. General gun – November 26-29 and December 12 through February 3.

    120974. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 11 and February 4 through March 7.

    121145. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 4-14.

    121226. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 1213468A-13.004, 12135F.A.C.

    121367. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by Rules 1214668A-13.003 12147and 1214868A-13.008, 12149F.A.C.

    121508. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    121589. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 1217168A-13.004, 12172F.A.C.

    1217310. Trapping – December 1 through March 1.

    1218111. Wild hog-still – Opening the second Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August and September.

    12201(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 12271or 12272one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age.

    12296(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.

    12351(d) General regulations:

    123541. 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.

    123922. Taking wildlife with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited, 12405except 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.

    124593. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    124674. During the general gun and small game seasons, hunting as specified by paragraph 1248168A-24.002(2)(b), 12482F.A.C., is allowed.

    124855. 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.

    12518(22) Econfina Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    12524(a) Open season except in the mobility-impaired, Cat Creek and Fitzhugh Carter areas.

    125371. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    125452. Muzzleloading gun – 12549December 5-712551.

    125523. General gun – November 26-29 and December 12 through February 3.

    125644. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 11 and February 4 through March 7.

    125815. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 4-14.

    125896. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 1260268A-13.004, 12603F.A.C.

    126047. Spring turkey – 12608During the spring turkey season established by Rule 1261668A-13.004, 12617F.A.C.

    126188. Raccoon – Opening the second Saturday in November and closing the day prior to the youth turkey hunt, reopening the day following the close of spring turkey season and closing on July 31.

    126529. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by Rule 1266268A-13.003, 12663F.A.C.

    1266410. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    1267311. Bear 12675 12676During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 1268868A-13.004, 12689F.A.C.

    12690(b) Open seasons in the mobility-impaired hunt area (area south of County Road 388):

    127041. General gun – November 27-29, January 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, and February 3-5.

    127172. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 1272968A-13.004, 12730F.A.C. (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    127363. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    127454. Small game – Opening the Saturday following the close of general gun season and closing the first Sunday in March (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    12771(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:

    128001. Archery – October 1280424-30, and October 31 through November 812811.

    128122. Muzzleloading gun – 12816December 5-712818.

    128193. General gun – November 26-29, January 23-26 and 27-31.

    128294. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 though December 4, December 8 through January 22, and February 1 through March 7 (Cat Creek area) and December 12-27 (Fitzhugh Carter area).

    128605. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 1287368A-13.004, 12874F.A.C.

    128756. Spring turkey – March 1288020-22, and April 2-4 and 16-1812886.

    128877. September duck – In the September duck seasons established by Rule 1289968A-13.003, 12900F.A.C., (Fitzhugh Carter area only).

    129058. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year (except as provided below).

    12918(d) Legal to Take: All legal game, 12925bear (only during the bear season and 12932those portions of the archery season in the Cat Creek and Fitzhugh Carter areas that coincide with the bear season), 12952fish (except as provided below), frogs and furbearers. 12960Taking 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. 12986Taking bobcat and otter is prohibited in the Fitzhugh Carter area. 12997During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit. 13013In 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.

    13041(e) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites by permit from the Northwest Florida Water Management District, 13057but not to exceed 14 days 13063within any consecutive 30-day period13068. 13069Camping 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 prohibited13101. Hikers using the Florida National Scenic Trail may camp at designated hike-in campsites along the trail without obtaining a camping permit.

    13123(f) General regulations:

    131261. 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.

    131972. 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).

    132793. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited except in the mobility-impaired hunt area by persons possessing mobility-impaired certificates.

    132984. The possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages is prohibited.

    133085. 13309On 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 1333468A-15.005, 13335F.A.C.

    133366. 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.

    133797. During the raccoon season, hunting as specified by paragraph 1338968A-24.002(2)(b), 13390F.A.C., is allowed and quota permits are not required from one hour after sunset until one hour before sunrise.

    134098. Horses are allowed on designated horse trails only. Horses and the use of bicycles are prohibited on the Fitzhugh Carter Area.

    134319. All persons entering or exiting the Fitzhugh/Carter area may do so only at a designated entrance.

    1344810. 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.

    1347611. 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.

    1350912. 13510Northern 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. 13570The release of northern bobwhite is allowed only on that portion of the area north of State Road 20 and east of Highway 77.

    1359413. General regulations for taking fish on all Fitzhugh Carter Area lakes and water bodies:

    13609a. Fishing is allowed only by permit issued by the Commission.

    13620b. 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.

    13731c. 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.

    13788d. Fish may not be filleted, nor the head or tail fin removed, until the angler has checked out at the check station.

    13811e. 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.

    13856(23) Box-R Wildlife Management Area.

    13861(a) Open season:

    138641. Archery – October 24-30, 13869and October 31 through November 813875.

    138762. Small game – Opening the second Saturday in November and closing the Sunday prior to the fourth Thursday in November.

    138973. Muzzleloading gun – 13901December 5-713903.

    139044. General gun – November 26-29, 13910January 14-24, 21-24 and 28-3113915.

    139165. Wild hog-still – Opening the second Saturday in December and closing 6 days thereafter.

    139316. Wild hog-dog – Opening the second Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August and September.

    139517. Spring turkey – March 20-23, April 1-4 and 15-18.

    139618. 13962Dove 13963 13964Opening day during the first phase and during the remainder of the mourning dove and 13979white-winged dove season established by Rule 1398568A-13.008, 13986F.A.C., that coincides with the archery, small game, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-still and spring turkey seasons.

    140049. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    14013(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 14020bear 14021(only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 1404368A-13.004, 14044F.A.C.), 14045fish, 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.

    14147(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    14150(d) General regulations:

    141531. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    141642. Vehicles shall enter and exit only at designated entrances as indicated on the hunt map, except during the small game season.

    141863. 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.

    142334. The possession or use of airboats, all-terrain vehicles, unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles or tracked vehicles is prohibited.

    142515. 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.

    143166. 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.

    143517. No deer shall be dismembered until checked at a check station.

    143638. 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.

    143979. During the wild hog-dog season, a quota permit shall allow a hunting group of two persons and a guest, as authorized by Rule 1442168A-15.005, 14422F.A.C., (3 total) to participate in the hunt.

    1443010. 14431During 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.

    1446111. During the wild hog-dog season, taking wild hog is prohibited from 10:00 a.m. to sunset.

    1447712. 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.

    14523(24) Lafayette Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    14529(a) Open season:

    145321. Archery – October 1453624-30, and October 31 through November 814543.

    145442. Muzzleloading gun – 14548December 5-714550.

    145513. Family hunt – November 26-29.

    145574. General gun – January 23-25 and January 27-31.

    145665. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 4, December 8 through January 22, and March 1-7.

    145856. Spring turkey – Opening the third Saturday in March and closing 2 days thereafter (Saturday through Monday), reopening the following Friday and closing 30 days thereafter (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    146177. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by Rules 1462768A-13.003 14628and 1462968A-13.008, 14630F.A.C.

    146318. Fishing and other recreational uses – During daylight hours only.

    146429. Wild hog-still – During the month of February.

    1465110. Trapping – Prohibited.

    14655(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. 14680Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with two or more points is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age14706.

    14707(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites or by permit from Northwest Florida Water Management District.

    14723(d) General regulations:

    147261. 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.

    147692. 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.

    148073. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    148124. 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.

    148495. All persons entering or exiting the area may do so only at a designated entrance, except through hikers may enter via the Florida Trail.

    148746. Horses are allowed on designated horse trails only.

    148837. 14884Northern 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.

    14944(25) Wakulla Wildlife Management Area.

    14949(a) Open season:

    149521. Archery – October 17-19, 22-25, October 30 through November 1 and November 6-8 and 13-15.

    149682. Archery and muzzleloading gun – November 27-29, December 11-13, 25-27, January 8-10 and 22-24.

    149833. Small game – Opening the day following the close of archery and muzzleloading gun season and closing 27 days thereafter.

    150044. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 1501768A-13.004, 15018F.A.C.

    150195. Spring turkey – During the spring turkey season established by Rule 1503168A-13.004, 15032F.A.C. (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    150376. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    15045(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 15052bear 15053(only during those portions of the archery season that coincide with the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 1507568A-13.004, 15076F.A.C.), 15077fish, 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. 15121During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit.

    15137(c) Camping: Allowed only at designated sites by permit from the 15148Florida Forest Service15151.

    15152(d) General regulations:

    151551. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    151662. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    151713. 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.

    152084. All hunters entering or exiting the area may do so only at a designated entrance.

    152245. Public access is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise.

    152396. 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.

    15267(26) Perdido River Wildlife Management Area.

    15273(a) Open season:

    152761. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    152842. Muzzleloading gun – December 5-7.

    152903. Family hunt – November 26-29 and January 8-10.

    152994. General gun – January 16-22 and January 23-31.

    153085. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 4-14.

    153166. Small game – November 23-25, November 30 through December 4, December 8 through January 7, January 11-15, February 1-3 and February 15 through March 7.

    153427. Youth turkey hunt – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 1535568A-13.004, 15356F.A.C.

    153578. Spring turkey – Opening the third Saturday in March and closing 8 days thereafter, reopening the following day and closing 13 days thereafter.

    153819. Migratory game birds – During seasons established by Rules 1539168A-13.003 15392and 1539368A-13.008, 15394F.A.C.

    1539510. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    1540311. Trapping – Prohibited.

    15407(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 15418In 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 15477or 15478one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length is prohibited, except by persons less than 16 years of age. 15502During the youth turkey hunt, one gobbler or bearded turkey may be taken per quota permit.

    15518(c) Camping: Prohibited, except at designated campsites by permit from the Northwest Florida Water Management District, 15534but not to exceed 14 days 15540within any consecutive 30-day period15545. 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 prohibited15578.

    15579(d) General regulations:

    155821. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads, except vehicles may not be operated on Frank Reeder Loop Road, Muscogee Regen Road, Red Gate Road and Shelby Ditch Road from May through September.

    156182. All-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    156233. Hunting with dogs, other than bird dogs or retrievers, is prohibited, 15635except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited15659.

    156604. Horses are allowed on designated horse trails only.

    156695. The possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages is prohibited.

    156796. 15680The launching or loading of any vessel with an internal combustion engine larger than 10 horsepower is prohibited at the Fillingim and Pipes boat ramps.

    157057. 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.

    15744(27) Juniper Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    15750(a) Open season:

    157531. Family hunt – November 27-29, December 24-26, December 31 through January 2, January 15-17 and January 29-31.

    157712. Youth turkey hunt – Opening the second Saturday in March and closing 1 day thereafter, reopening 13 days later and closing 1 day thereafter, reopening 13 days later and closing 1 day thereafter.

    158053. Bear hunt – During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 1582168A-13.004, 15822F.A.C.

    15823(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.

    15885(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    15888(d) General regulations:

    158911. 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.

    159292. During periods open to hunting, access is allowed only by individuals participating in the hunt.

    159453. 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 16035790.22, F.S., 16037under 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 1609668A-13.004, 16097F.A.C., per zone tag. During the bear hunt, one youth and one adult may participate per zone tag.

    161154. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    161265. The use of airboats, all-terrain vehicles, unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles or tracked vehicles is prohibited.

    161426. Taking wildlife with dogs is prohibited.

    161497. Fires are prohibited.

    16153(28) Beaverdam Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    16159(a) Open season:

    161621. Archery – October 24 through November 22.

    161702. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 11 and February 4 through March 7.

    161873. Family hunt – November 26-29.

    161934. Muzzleloading gun – December 5-7.

    161995. General gun – December 12 through February 3.

    162086. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 4-14.

    162167. Spring turkey – Opening the third Saturday in March and closing 3 days thereafter, reopening 8 days later and closing 4 days thereafter.

    162408. Wild hog-dog – Opening the second Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August and September.

    162609. Duck, geese and coot – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by Rule 1627668A-13.003, 16277F.A.C.

    1627810. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    1628611. Bear – During the open season established for the East Panhandle BMU in Rule 1630168A-13.004, 16302F.A.C.

    16303(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.

    16417(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.

    16443(d) General regulations:

    164461. 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.

    165022. 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.

    165343. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    165424. Horses are allowed on named roads and designated horse trails only.

    165545. Boats may be launched and loaded only at the designated boat ramp.

    165676. 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.

    166187. 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.

    16646(29) Escribano Point Wildlife Management Area.

    16652(a) Open season:

    166551. General gun – November 26-29, January 23-26, January 27-31 and February 5-8.

    166682. Archery – October 24-30 16673through October 31 through November 816679.

    166803. Muzzleloading gun – 16684December 5-716686.

    166874. Archery and muzzleloading gun – February 13-15.

    166955. Spring turkey – Opening the third Saturday in March and closing 2 days thereafter, reopening 11 days later and closing 2 days thereafter, and reopening 12 days later and closing 2 days thereafter.

    167296. Small game – November 14-25, November 30 through December 4, December 8 through January 22, February 1-4, February 9-12 and February 16 through March 7.

    167557. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    16763(b) Legal to take: 16767All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 16774Taking 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.

    16800(c) Camping: Prohibited, except in designated campgrounds by permit as provided by paragraph 1681368A-15.004(8)(a), 16814F.A.C.

    16815(d) General regulations:

    168181. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    168292. 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 season16857.

    168583. The use of all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    168664. The possession or consumption of intoxicating beverages is prohibited.

    16876(30) Plank Road Wildlife Management Area.

    16882(a) Open season:

    168851. September duck – In the September seasons established by Rule 1689668A-13.003, 16897F.A.C.

    168982. Archery – Opening 55 days prior to the fourth Sunday in November and closing 23 days later (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    169213. Muzzleloading gun – Opening 26 days prior to the fourth Sunday in November and closing 2 days thereafter.

    169404. Family hunt – Opening the Saturday prior to the fourth Sunday in November and closing 1 day thereafter.

    169595. General gun – Opening 19 days prior to the fourth Sunday in November and closing 2 days thereafter, reopening the third Sunday in November and closing 3 days thereafter, and reopening 12 days later and closing 2 days thereafter.

    169996. Mobility-impaired general gun – Opening 8 days after the fourth Sunday in November and closing 3 days thereafter.

    170187. Small game – Opening the day following the close of general gun season and closing the first Sunday in March.

    170398. Youth turkey – During the youth turkey hunt established by Rule 1705168A-13.004, 17052F.A.C.

    170539. Spring turkey – Opening the third Saturday in March and closing 2 days thereafter, reopening 18 days later and closing 2 days thereafter, and reopening 12 days later and closing 2 days thereafter.

    1708710. Wild hog-still – Opening the first Friday and closing 2 days thereafter in May, June, July, August and September.

    1710711. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    17115(17116b) 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 three or more points or one antler with a main beam of 10-inches or more in length 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.

    17192(c) Camping: Prohibited except at designated campsites.

    17199(d) General regulations:

    172021. Public access allowed year round but only from 1.5 hours before sunrise until 1.5 hours after sunset.

    172202. 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 season17248.

    172493. 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.

    172744. 17275The use of airboats, tracked vehicles or all-terrain vehicles on the area is prohibited, except as authorized by the 17294Florida Forest Service17297. However, 17299mobility-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.

    173265. 17327On 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 1735268A-15.005, 17353F.A.C.

    17354Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const., 17362379.2223, 17363375.313 FS. 17365Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const., 17373379.2223, 17374375.313 FS. 17376History–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, 7-1-20.

     

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