68A-15.065. Specific Regulations for Wildlife Management Areas - Northeast Region


Effective on Wednesday, July 1, 2020
  • 1(1) Herky Huffman/Bull Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    8(a) Open season:

    111. General gun – November 7-8 and November 9 through January 3.

    232. Small game – January 4 through March 7.

    323. Spring turkey – March 20 through April 25.

    414. Archery – September 19-20 and September 21 through October 18.

    525. Muzzleloading gun – October 24-26.

    586. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    657. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    73(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 99or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length 113is prohibited, 115except by persons less than 16 years of age124. Taking wild hog is prohibited during small game season.

    134(c) Camping: Allowed only at designated campgrounds during periods in which hunting is allowed and throughout the year at designated campsites on the Florida National Scenic Trail for persons hiking through on the Florida National Scenic Trail. Camping equipment may be taken onto the area no earlier than 8:00 a.m. seven days prior to the opening of archery season and shall be removed from the area before 6:00 p.m. seven days following the end of the spring turkey season. Camping shall be allowed from 8:00 a.m. one day prior to each season through 6:00 p.m. one day following each season. Only tents, trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles may be used for camping. 246The name, address and telephone number of the person responsible for each campsite shall be visibly affixed to camping shelters.

    266(d) General regulations:

    2691. 270Hunters shall enter and exit at a designated entrance, check in and out at a check station and check all game taken. 292Persons hunting and entering via the designated walk-in entrances on Crabgrass Road shall have a daily permit issued from the check station in their possession (except during the small game season). 323Persons engaging in recreational activities other than hunting shall enter and exit at a designated entrance and register at the check station upon entering and exiting the area, except persons hiking through on the Florida National Scenic Trail.

    3612. Vehicles or horses may be used only on named or numbered roads or named or numbered trails. During archery, muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons, vehicles may not be operated on Cemetery Road beyond the cemetery.

    3983. No deer or wild hog shall be quartered or otherwise dismembered in the hunt area.

    4144. Airboats, tracked vehicles 418and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles 423are prohibited.

    4255. Hunting with dogs is prohibited, except that any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season. During other seasons, only bird dogs are allowed for taking small game. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    4686. Hunting equipment may be taken onto the area until 8 a.m. seven days prior to the opening of the season and shall be removed from the WMA before 6 p.m. seven days following the close of the season.

    507(2) Ocala Wildlife Management Area.

    512(a) Open season:

    5151. General gun – November 14 through January 10 (Pipeline, Lake Delancy and Hopkins Prairie units only).

    5322. General gun dog – November 14-22 (Church Lake Unit only).

    5433. General gun still – November 28 through December 6 (Church Lake Unit only).

    5574. Small game – December 7 through March 7 (Church Lake Unit only) and January 11 through March 7 (Pipeline, Lake Delancy and Hopkins Prairie units only).

    5845. Archery – September 26 through October 25.

    5926. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1, in the Church Lake, Hopkins Prairie and Lake Delancy units only.

    6127. Fox, opossum, bobcat and raccoon – November 14 through April 17.

    6248. September duck – During the September duck season established by Rule 63668A-13.003, 637F.A.C.

    6389. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    64510. Spring turkey – March 25-28, April 1-4, 8-11 and 15-18.

    65611. Dove – During the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by Rule 67068A-13.008, 671F.A.C.

    67212. Trapping – December 1 through March 1.

    68013. Fishing and frogging – Thro686ughout the year.

    68914. Bear ‒ During the open season established for the Central BMU in Rule 70368A-13.004, 704F.A.C., except in the Church Lake Unit during the muzzleloading gun season.

    716(b) Legal to take:

    7201. All legal game, 724bear (only during the bear season and t732hat portion of the muzzleloading gun season in the Church Lake Unit that coincides with the bear season), 750fish, frogs and furbearers. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit. 777Taking 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. 817Antlered deer may only be taken in the Church Lake Unit during the archery season, muzzleloading gun season the first 9 days of the general gun season and the general gun still season. Deer daily bag one per person. Antlerless deer may not be taken during the archery season.

    8662. Furbearing animals – During the November 14 through March 1 period, hunting as specified in paragraph 88368A-24.002(2)(b), 884F.A.C., is allowed only in the Pipeline and Church Lake units. Raccoons may also be hunted, with dogs only, from March 2 through April 17 only in that portion of the Pipeline Unit south of S.R. 40 and west of S.R. 19. The hunting of fox and bobcat by the use of dogs only shall be allowed from January 11 through April 17, only in that portion of the Pipeline Unit south of S.R. 40 and west of S.R. 19.

    964(c) Camping: Throughout the year. 969Use of trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles is prohibited except in designated campsites. During the general gun season, use of tents is prohibited except in designated campsites.

    996(d) General regulations:

    9991. No deer or turkey shall be dismembered or transported out of the hunt area until checked at a check station.

    10202. Hunting with dogs is prohibited in the Hopkins Prairie and Lake Delancy units, except any dog may be used to take small game during small game, and bird dogs and retrievers are allowed during September duck, dove, and duck, geese and coot seasons. Taking deer with dogs is prohibited in the Church Lake Unit during the general gun still hunt. Caged or leashed hunting dogs may be transported on numbered roads.

    10923. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of all paved roads, Forest Road 69 from State Road 42 to County Road 445, Forest Road 14, Forest Road 13, Blue Creek Lodge Road, Deerhaven Road, North Boulevard, Forest Road 46 east of Forest Road 33, Forest Road 33 south of Forest Road 46, Forest Road 05 south of Forest Road 38 and all Forest Service and county roads in the Church Lake Unit is prohibited as provided by Rule 117668A-4.008, 1177F.A.C.

    11784. Deer dogs may be trained only in the Pipeline Unit, beginning 14 days prior to the opening of the general gun season and ending nine days thereafter.

    12065. Dogs may be used to pursue rabbits from January 11 through April 17 in that portion of the Pipeline Unit south of S.R. 40 and west of S.R. 19.

    12366. Motorized 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.

    1264(e) The Ocala Wildlife Management Area consists of four units described as follows:

    12771. Hopkins Prairie Unit – Starting at the junction of F.R. 11 and S.R. 40, then north on F.R. 11 to its junction with C.R. 314, then northeast on C.R. 314 to its junction with S.R. 19, then north on S.R. 19 to its junction with Salt Springs Run, then southeast along Salt Springs Run to the wildlife management area boundary, then south along the wildlife management area boundary to its junction with Juniper Creek, then west along Juniper Creek to its junction with S.R. 19, then north on S.R. 19 to its junction with the north boundary of the Juniper Springs Wilderness Area, then west along the north boundary of the Juniper Springs Wilderness Area to its junction with F.R. 33, then south on F.R. 33 to its junction with S.R. 40, then west on S.R. 40 to its junction with F.R. 11 and the point of beginning.

    14262. Lake Delancy Unit – Starting at the junction of the wildlife management area boundary (Ocklawaha River) and C.R. 316, then north, east, and south along the wildlife management area boundary to its junction with Salt Springs Run, then northwest along Salt Springs Run to its junction with S.R. 19, then south on S.R. 19 to its junction with C.R. 314, then southwest on C.R. 314 to its junction with F.R. 11, then north on F.R. 11 to its junction with C.R. 316, then west on C.R. 316 to its junction with the wildlife management area boundary and the point of beginning.

    15283. Pipeline Unit – Starting at the junction of 1537N.E. 147th Ave. Rd. and C.R. 314, then northwest on N.E. 147th Ave. Rd. to its junction with N.E. 86th Ln., then northeast on N.E. 86th Ln., to its junction with N.E. 147 Ct., then north on N.E. 147 Ct., to its junction with N.E. 88 St., then west on N.E. 88 St, to its junction with N.E. 146th Ave., then north on N.E. 146th Ave. to its junction with N.E. 89th Lane, then west on N.E. 89th Lane to it junction with N.E. 144th Terr., then north on N.E. 144th Terr. to its terminus, then north to the wildlife management area boundary, 1640then north along the wildlife management area boundary to its junction with C.R. 316, then east on C.R. 316 to its junction with F.R. 11, then south on F.R. 11 to its junction with S.R. 40, then east on S.R. 40 to its junction with S.R. 19, then north on S.R. 19 to its junction with Juniper Creek, then east along Juniper Creek to its junction with the wildlife management area boundary, then along the wildlife management area boundary southeast, then west to its junction with C.R. 183 AV, then north on C.R. 183 AV to its junction with S.R. 40, then west on S.R. 40 to its junction with C.R. 314A, then north on C.R. 314A to its junction with C.R. 314, then northeast on C.R. 314 to its junction with N.E. 147th Ave. Rd. and the point of beginning.

    17814. Church Lake Unit – Starting at the junction of 1791N.E. 147th Ave. Rd. and C.R. 314, then northwest on N.E. 147th Ave. Rd. to its junction with N.E. 86th Ln., then northeast on N.E. 86th Ln. to its junction with N.E. 147 Ct., then north on N.E. 147 Ct. to its junction with N.E. 88 St., then west on N.E. 88 St. to its junction with N.E. 146th Ave., then north on N.E. 146th Ave. to its junction with N.E. 89th Lane, then west on N.E. 89th Lane to it junction with N.E. 144th Terr., then north on N.E. 144th Terr. to its terminus, then north to the wildlife management area boundary, then south and east along the wildlife management area boundary to its junction with S.E. 183rd Ave. Rd., then north along S.E. 183rd Ave. Rd. to its junction with S.R. 40, then west along S.R. 40 to its junction with C.R. 314A, then north along C.R. 314A to its junction with C.R. 314, then southwest along C.R. 314 to its junction with N.E. 147th 1958Ave. Rd. 1960and the point of beginning.

    1965(3) Richloam Wildlife Management Area.

    1970(a) Open season:

    19731. General gun – November 21-29 and November 30 through January 17.

    19852. Spring turkey – March 20-28 and March 29 through April 25.

    19973. Archery – October 17 through November 15.

    20054. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    20135. Trapping – January 25 through March 1.

    20216. Wild hog-dog – April 30 through May 2, 28-30 and June 25-27 (east of CR 471 only).

    20397. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    20468. Duck, geese and coot – During seasons established by Rule 205768A-13.003, 2058F.A.C.

    20599. Small Game – the day following the close of the general gun season through the end of the gray squirrel season established in Rule 208468A-13.004, 2085F.A.C.

    2086(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-dog season. 2108Taking 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. 2148The take of antlerless deer is prohibited during the archery season.

    2159(c) Camping: 2161Prohibited unless authorized by the Florida Forest Service.

    2169(d) General regulations:

    21721. All persons shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances.

    21842. During the spring turkey season and the first nine days of general gun season, hunters shall check all game taken at a check station before leaving the area.

    22133. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    22244. Airboats, all-terrain vehicles, and tracked vehicles are prohibited.

    22335. Any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season. The taking of wild hog by the use of dogs is prohibited, except during the wild hog-dog season.

    22666. Wild hog-dog hunts shall 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.

    22947. Wild hog may be taken during wild hog-dog hunts at night by the aid of a light with a firearm provided that no wild hog shall be shot until bayed by dogs. The hunting of wild hog by display or use of a light from a moving vehicle, boat or animal is prohibited.

    23488. Persons licensed to use trapping devices may take trapped furbearers with a .22 caliber rimfire 2364firearm other than .22 magnum during the trapping season.

    23739. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of all paved roads or Clay Sink or Lacoochee Road is prohibited as provided by Rule 240268A-4.008, 2403F.A.C.

    240410. Hunting raccoon and opossum as specified in paragraph 241368A-24.002(2)(b), 2414F.A.C., is allowed only during the general gun and trapping seasons.

    2425(4) Richloam Wildlife Management Area – Baird Unit.

    2433(a) Open season:

    24361. Archery – October 31 through November 3, November 4-8 and 9-15.

    24482. Muzzleloading gun – November 21-23.

    24543. General gun – January 17-20 and 22-26.

    24624. Wild hog-still – January 28-30.

    24685. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    24756. Spring turkey – March 20-22, 26-28 and April 2-4.

    24857. Small game – January 31 through February 28.

    24948. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    2503(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 2514One antlered and one antlerless deer may be taken per quota permit during the archery season. One antlered deer may be taken per quota permit during the muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 2562or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length 2576is prohibited, 2578except by persons less than 16 years of age2587. 2588Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-still season.

    2599(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    2602(d) General regulations:

    26051. Hunting with dogs is prohibited, except that waterfowl retrievers and bird dogs may be used during small game season. Taking wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    26322. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads. Bicycles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and designated trails.

    26563. The use of tracked vehicles, airboats, all-terrain vehicles or horses is prohibited.

    26694. During periods when the area is closed to hunting, public access other than on foot (pedestrian) or bicycle is prohibited except by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    26985. During archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, and spring turkey seasons, hunters shall check in at a designated check station when entering and exiting the area, and check all game taken.

    27296. Public access to the area is prohibited during the period from 8:00 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.

    27467. Taking wildlife with guns is prohibited on the James A. Van Fleet State Trail.

    27618. Vehicular access is allowed one day prior to each hunt from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., except during small game season.

    2783(5) Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area.

    2789(a) Open season:

    27921. General gun – November 7-8 and November 9 through January 3.

    28042. Small game – January 4 through March 7.

    28133. Spring turkey – March 20 through April 25.

    28224. Archery – September 19-20 and September 21 through October 18.

    28335. September duck – During the September duck seasons established by Rule 284568A-13.003, 2846F.A.C., in that area between Prairie Lakes Unit and Canoe Creek Road only.

    28596. Muzzleloading gun – October 24-26.

    28657. General gun for mobility impaired – October 30 through November 1.

    28778. General gun-dog – December 10-13 and December 31 through January 3.

    28899. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    289810. Quail (quail enhancement area) – Up to 16 days (Saturdays and Wednesdays only) of quail hunting may be allowed in January and February, combined.

    292311. Raccoon – January 15-17, 22-24 and 29-31 (from 1.5 hours before sunset on Friday until 1.5 hours after sunrise on Sunday) in that area between the Florida Turnpike and US 441 only.

    295612. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    2963(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, alligators as specified in Rule 297668A-25.042, 2977F.A.C., frogs and furbearers. 2981The take of wild hog is prohibited during general-gun dog season. 2992Taking quail is prohibited on the quail enhancement area (that portion of the area lying east of the Florida Turnpike) 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. 3047Taking 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 general gun for mobility-impaired season, the bag limit for antlerless deer is one per certified mobility-impaired hunter and only certified mobility-impaired hunters are allowed to take antlerless deer. The take of antlerless deer is prohibited during the archery season.

    3128(c) Camping: Allowed only at designated hunter campsites during the periods in which hunting is allowed and at designated campsites on the Florida Trail throughout the year. Camping equipment may be taken onto the area no earlier than 8:00 a.m. seven days prior to the opening of archery season and shall be removed from the area before 6:00 p.m. seven days following the end of the spring turkey season. Camping shall be allowed from 8:00 a.m. one day prior to each season through 6:00 p.m. one day following each season. 3218Only tents, trailers and self-propelled camping vehicles may be used for camping.

    3230(d) General regulations:

    32331. During the archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, small game, raccoon and spring turkey seasons, except the general gun-dog and general gun for mobility-impaired seasons, the quota of hunters will be admitted daily as follows: US 441 check station – 375; Canoe Creek check station – 50; State Road 60 check station – 200.

    32872. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads or named and numbered trails except vehicles used by persons participating in the general gun for mobility-impaired season. During general gun-dog hunts, only persons participating in the hunts may operate vehicles on established firebreaks in that area between the Florida Turnpike and US 441.

    33423. Airboats, tracked vehicles and unregistered and unlicensed motorcycles are prohibited except that airboats may be transported to and from the Lake Jackson Public Boat Ramp and may be operated on that portion of Lake Jackson outside the area posted as restricted to airboat access for the protection of environmentally sensitive areas in accordance with subsection 339868A-15.004(14), 3399F.A.C.

    34004. Hunting with dogs other than bird dogs is prohibited except dogs with a shoulder height of 17 inches or less may be used for deer hunting east of the Florida Turnpike 3432during the general gun-dog season; any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season; and any dog may be used to hunt raccoon during the raccoon season3464.

    34655. No deer or wild hog shall be quartered or otherwise dismembered until it has been checked and tagged at a check station.

    34886. All users shall enter and exit the area through designated entrances except persons hiking through on the Florida Trail. Hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken.

    35307. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of all paved roads is prohibited as provided by Rule 355368A-4.008, 3554F.A.C.

    35558. During the general gun for mobility-impaired season, hunting is allowed only in that portion of the area east of Canoe Creek Road. All persons participating in the general gun for mobility impaired season shall check in and out at the US 441 check station when entering and exiting the hunt area.

    36079. Horses may only be ridden on named and numbered roads, except that horses may be ridden on firelines during the general gun-dog season in that portion of the area east of the Florida Turnpike by 3643individuals participating in the hunt3648. During the small game season, persons hunting from horseback are not restricted to named and numbered roads.

    366610. During the raccoon season, hunting as specified by paragraph 367668A-24.002(2)(b), 3677F.A.C., is allowed.

    368011. Mobility-impaired hunters may be accompanied by one hunting guest and one non-hunting assistant; the non-hunting assistant may participate in the hunt but may not harvest wildlife. All guests must enter and exit the area with the mobility-impaired hunter and share the same vehicle. The guest hunter cannot hunt on the area unless the mobility-impaired hunter is present on the area. The guests may not bring additional hunters on the area. The guest hunter and mobility-impaired hunter must share the bag limit of a single person. The mobility-impaired hunter shall be responsible for both parties complying with the bag limit. Mobility-impaired hunters shall have their valid mobility-impaired certification cards in possession.

    379112. 3792Hunting equipment may be taken onto the area after 8 a.m. seven days prior to the opening of the season and shall be removed from the area by 6 p.m. seven days following the close of the season.

    3830(e) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this subsection, alligator hunt participants may operate airboats throughout the area when taking alligators except that airboats are not allowed in those portions of the area posted as restricted to airboat access for the protection of environmentally sensitive areas as specified above. 3878Alligator hunters are not required to check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area or record at the check station any alligators taken.

    3907(6) Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area – Prairie Lakes Unit.

    3917(a) Open season:

    39201. Archery –October 2-4 and 9-11.

    39262. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1.

    39353. General gun – November 20-22 and 27-29.

    39434. Small game – December 12 through January 10.

    39525. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    39596. Spring turkey – March 20-22 and April 2-4 and 16-18.

    39707. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    39798. Wild hog-still –December 4-6, January 15-17 and 29-31 and February 26-28.

    39919. Dove – 3994During the mourning dove and white-winged dove season established by Rule 400568A-13.008, 4006F.A.C.

    400710. Snipe – During the snipe season established by Rule 401768A-13.008, 4018F.A.C.

    4019(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 4030Taking 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. 4070During the archery season, antlerless deer may be taken by anterless deer permit only. The bag limit for deer shall be one antlered deer per person, but not more than two antlered deer per quota permit. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit. Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-still season.

    4140(c) Camping – Primitive camping is allowed year-round in designated campsites only and only by permit.

    4156(d) General regulations:

    41591. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except that bird dogs may be used during the general gun season and any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season.

    41922. Vehicles or horses may be used only on named or numbered roads.

    42053. Airboats, tracked vehicles 4209and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles 4214are prohibited except that airboats may be transported to and from the Lake Jackson Public Boat Ramp and may be operated on that portion of Lake Jackson outside the area posted as restricted to airboat access for the protection of environmentally sensitive areas in accordance with subsection 426168A-15.004(14), 4262F.A.C.

    42634. All users shall enter and exit the area through designated entrances except persons hiking through on the Florida Trail. Hunters shall check in and out at the check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken.

    43055. No deer, wild hog or turkey shall be dismembered until checked at the check station.

    4321(7) Tiger Bay Wildlife Management Area.

    4327(a) Open season:

    43301. General gun – November 7-15 and November 16 through January 3.

    43422. Archery – September 19 through October 18.

    43503. Muzzleloading gun – October 24-26.

    43564. Small game – January 4 through March 7.

    43655. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    43726. Spring turkey – March 20-23, April 1-5 and 15-18.

    43827. Fishing and frogging – Allowed year-round. Fish may be taken only by hook and line or rod and reel and only during daylight hours.

    44078. Bear – During the open season established for the Central BMU in Rule 442168A-13.004, 4422F.A.C.

    4423(b) Legal to take:

    44271. All legal game, bear (only during the bear season), fish, except as provided below, frogs and furbearers. 4445Taking 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.

    44852. Rattlesnake Pond and adjoining canals: No person shall kill or possess any black bass. No person shall possess more than six catfish. No person shall take in any one day more than 20 panfish, in the aggregate.

    4523(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    4526(d) General regulations:

    45291. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    45402. Vehicles shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances.

    45513. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except bird dogs and dogs with a shoulder height of 15'' or less may be used for hunting small game and any dog may be used to take small game during small game season.

    45914. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of all paved roads is prohibited as provided by Rule 461468A-4.008, 4615F.A.C.

    46165. Airboats, tracked vehicles, and all-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    46256. Use of boats is prohibited on Ranch Pond.

    46347. No person shall operate any boat powered by an internal combustion engine on Woody Pond, Bear Pond, or Rattlesnake Pond and its adjoining canals.

    46598. During non-hunting periods, public access is allowed only from sunrise to sunset. During hunting periods, public access is allowed only from 1.5 hours before sunrise to 1.5 hours after sunset. At all other times, public access is allowed only by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    47069. Horses and bicycles are allowed only on named or numbered roads, firelines and designated trails.

    4722(8) Tiger Bay Wildlife Management Area – Rima Ridge Unit.

    4732(a) Open season:

    47351. General gun – November 14-22.

    47412. Archery – September 26 through October 11.

    47493. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1.

    47584. Small game – November 26 through January 3.

    47675. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    47746. Spring turkey – March 20-22, and April 2-4 and 16-18.

    47857. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    47948. Trapping – Trapping is prohibited.

    4800(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 4811Taking 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. 4851During the archery, muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons, the bag limit for deer shall be one per person, but not more than two per quota permit. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit.

    4901(c) Camping: Allowed only by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    4912(d) General regulations:

    49151. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads designated on the hunt map. Horses and bicycles are allowed only on roads, firelines, and designated trails.

    49432. Vehicles shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances.

    49543. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except bird dogs and dogs with a shoulder height of 15" or less may be used for hunting small game and any dog may be used to take small game during small game season.

    49944. The use of airboats, tracked vehicles and all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    50065. No person shall operate any boat powered by an internal combustion engine on Scoggin and Indian lakes.

    50246. During non-hunting periods, public access is allowed only from sunrise to sunset. During hunting periods, public access is allowed only from 1.5 hours before sunrise to 1.5 hours after sunset. At all other times, public access is allowed only by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    5071(9) Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area.

    5076(a) Open season:

    50791. Archery – October 8-11 and 15-18.

    50862. Muzzleloading gun – October 29 through November 1 and November 5-8.

    50983. General gun – November 19-22 and 27-29.

    51064. Spring turkey – March 20-22, and April 2-4 and 16-18.

    51175. Wild hog-dog – January 15-21 and February 12-18.

    51266. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    5135(b) Legal to take: Antlered deer, antlerless deer, turkey, wild hog, fish, frogs, gray squirrel and coyote. No other wildlife species may be taken. 5159Antlerless 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. 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. 5226A limit of one antlerless and one antlered deer per quota permit is established. Only wild hog and gray squirrel may be taken during the wild hog-dog season.

    5254(c) Camping: Allowed at the designated through-trail campsites along the Florida Trail throughout the year, but only by through hikers. Tent camping is allowed during periods closed to hunting at designated campsites by permit only.

    5289(d) General regulations:

    52921. Public access during periods closed to hunting shall be from 8:00 a.m. to sunset unless camping at designated campsites. 5312Public access during periods open to hunting shall be 5321from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. during Eastern Standard Time and from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time.

    53422. During the wild hog-dog hunts, a quota permit allows a hunting group of two persons and a guest as authorized by Rule 536568A-15.005, 5366F.A.C. (three individuals total) to participate in the hunt and a daily quota permit allows three hunters to participate in the hunt.

    53883. Hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken.

    54114. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and may be parked only at designated parking areas.

    54315. Airboats, tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles are prohibited. Horses are prohibited during periods when the area is open to hunting.

    54566. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except that dogs may be used during the wild hog-dog hunts. During wild hog-dog hunts no more than 3 free-running dogs per quota permit are allowed.

    54887. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from rights-of-way of all paved roads is prohibited as provided by Rule 551168A-4.008, 5512F.A.C.

    5513(10) Seminole Ranch Wildlife Management Area.

    5519(a) Open season:

    55221. Archery – October 9-11 and 16-18.

    55292. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1 and November 6-8.

    55413. General gun – November 20-22.

    55474. Small game – November 28-29, December 5-6 and 12-13 and January 9-10.

    55605. Spring turkey – March 20-22, 26-28 and April 2-4.

    55706. Wild hog-dog – January 30 through February 5.

    55797. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    55868. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    5595(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 5606Taking 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. 5646During the archery season, the bag limit for deer shall be one antlered and one antlerless deer per quota permit or per exempt hunter. During the muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons, the bag limit for deer shall be one antlered deer per quota permit or per exempt hunter. Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-dog season.

    5706(c) Camping: Allowed only at the designated through-trail campsite along the Florida Trail provided access to the area is by the Florida Trail.

    5729(d) General regulations:

    57321. Hunters shall check in and out at the check station when entering or exiting the area and shall check all game taken, except when hunting on bodies of water connected to the St. Johns River during waterfowl and coot seasons.

    57732. 5774Vehicle access is prohibited except persons participating in a hunt are allowed vehicle access during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-dog and spring turkey seasons and one day prior to each of these seasons. Persons participating in a hunt are also allowed vehicle access during small game season. 5823Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and may be parked only at designated parking areas.

    58423. Airboats, tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles are prohibited. Horses are prohibited during periods open to hunting, except small game season.

    58674. Taking of wildlife by use of a gun on or from the rights-of-way of Wheeler or Echo Road is prohibited as provided by Rule 589268A-4.008, 5893F.A.C.

    58945. Hunting with dogs is prohibited, except that dogs may be used during the wild hog-dog season, and any dog may be used to take small game during small game season.

    59256. No deer, wild hog or turkey shall be dismembered until checked at the check station.

    59417. Access for waterfowl hunting on bodies of water connected to the St. Johns River will be by the St. Johns River only.

    59648. Authorized hunting equipment may be taken on the area after 8:00 a.m. one day before the opening of each hunt and shall be removed from the area before 6:00 p.m. one day following the close of each season.

    6003(11) Jumper Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    6009(a) Open season:

    60121. Archery – September 19 through October 18.

    60202. Muzzleloading gun – October 24-26.

    60263. General gun – November 7-15 and November 16 through January 3.

    60384. Small game – January 4 through March 7.

    60475. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    60546. Spring turkey – March 20 through April 25.

    60637. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    60728. Duck, geese and coot – During the seasons established by Rule 608468A-13.003, 6085F.A.C.

    6086(b) Legal to take: All legal game, bear (only during those portions of the muzzleloading gun season that coincide with the open season established for the Central BMU in Rule 611668A-13.004, 6117F.A.C.), fish, frogs and furbearers. 6122Taking 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. 6162The take of antlerless deer is prohibited during the archery season.

    6173(c) Camping: Allowed year-round only at Shell Island primitive campsite.

    6183(d) General regulations:

    61861. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and may be parked only at designated parking areas.

    62062. Airboats and tracked vehicles are prohibited.

    62133. Hunting with dogs is prohibited, except waterfowl retrievers may be used during September duck seasons, and any dog may be used to take small game during small game season. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    62524. During the September duck seasons as established by Rule 626268A-13.003, 6263F.A.C., waterfowl hunting will be allowed on Jumper Creek with access from the Withlacoochee River only.

    6279(12) Rock Springs Run Wildlife Management Area.

    6286(a) Open season:

    62891. Archery – October 2-4 and 9-11.

    62962. Muzzleloading gun – October 24-26 and October 30 through November 1.

    63083. General gun – November 13-15 and 20-22.

    63164. Small game –December 5-6, 12-13 and January 9-10.

    63255. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    6334(b) Legal to take: Only deer, wild hog and coyote may be taken during the archery, general gun and muzzleloading gun seasons, except bear may be taken during those portions of the muzzleloading gun season that coincide with the open season established for the Central BMU in Rule 638268A-13.004, 6383F.A.C. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 6399or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length 6413is prohibited, 6415except by persons less than 16 years of age6424. Only rabbit, gray squirrel, wild hog, coyote and bobwhite quail may be taken during the small game season. The bag limit for deer shall be one antlered and one antlerless deer per quota permit. During the muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons, antlerless deer may be taken only by antlerless deer permit.

    6477(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    6480(d) General regulations:

    64831. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except any dog may be used to take small game during small game season.

    65032. Vehicles 6505are prohibited on Old 433 except during established check station hours during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun and small game seasons and from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. during all other times. Vehicles are allowed on all other named or numbered roads, but only one day prior to and during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun and small game seasons. Vehicles 6565may only be parked at designated parking areas.

    65733. Airboats, tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles are prohibited. Horses are prohibited during periods when the area is open to hunting, except during small game season.

    66034. Hunters shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances.

    66145. Individuals hunting on the West BMK portion of the area shall have a daily permit issued from the check station in their possession and shall enter and exit at the designated entrance point on Old McDonald Road.

    66526. Hunters shall check in and out at a check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken.

    66757. No deer shall be dismembered until checked at a check station.

    6687(13) Guana River Wildlife Management Area.

    6693(a) Open season:

    66961. General gun – November 20-22 and 27-29.

    67042. Muzzleloading gun – October 24-26 and October 30 through November 1.

    67163. Archery – October 9-11 and 16-18.

    67234. Small game –December 4-6 and 11-13, January 8-10, 15-17, 22-24 and 29-31.

    67365. Spring turkey – March 20-22, 26-28 and April 2-4.

    67466. Fishing, frogging and other non-hunting recreational use – Allowed at all times on Lake Ponte Vedra from Guana Dam to a line two miles north of the dam, and on the remainder of Lake Ponte Vedra and the interior freshwater lakes only from February 10 through November 10.

    67957. Rails and moorhens – In the rail and moorhen season established by Rule 680968A-13.008, 6810F.A.C., and only in the marsh adjacent to the intercoastal waterway.

    6821(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 6832One antlered and one antlerless deer may be taken per quota permit or per exempt hunter during the archery season. One antlered deer may be taken per quota permit or per exempt hunter during the muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 6888or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length 6902is prohibited, 6904except by persons less than 16 years of age. 6913Legal shooting hours for duck, light goose and coot: From the beginning of legal shooting hours established pursuant to Rule 693368A-13.003, 6934F.A.C., until noon. Turkey may only be taken during the spring turkey season. Only one turkey may be taken per quota permit.

    6956(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    6959(d) General regulations:

    69621. Vehicle access for scouting is allowed only one day prior to each 3-day hunt during the archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, small game and spring turkey hunts from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. during Eastern Daylight Saving Time and from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. during Eastern Standard Time. During the hunts, vehicle access is only allowed from 5:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time and until 8:00 p.m. during Eastern Standard Time. Waterfowl scouting is allowed on Lake Ponte Vedra from 5:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the Saturday prior to the opening of each phase of the duck, light goose and coot season established in Rule 707668A-13.003, 7077F.A.C.

    70782. Hunting with dogs is prohibited, except bird dogs and retrievers are allowed during waterfowl season and any dog may be used to take small game during small game season. The take of wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    71173. Waterfowl hunting from permanent blinds or structures is prohibited.

    71274. The use of airboats, tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles is prohibited.

    71435. Vessels with internal combustion engines larger than 10 h.p. are prohibited on Lake Ponte Vedra.

    71596. Hunters (except public water alligator hunt participants) shall check in and out at the check station when entering or exiting the area and shall check all game taken. Hunters shall check out at the check station by 9:00 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time and 8:00 p.m. during Eastern Standard Time.

    72107. That portion of Lake Ponte Vedra from the Guana Dam to a point one-half mile north is closed to hunting except for alligator hunting pursuant to Rule 723868A-25.042, 7239F.A.C.

    72408. Fish may be taken with hook and line only.

    72509. Fishing with more than three poles or three rods and reels is prohibited.

    726410. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    727511. All waterfowl must be checked at the check station prior to 1:00 p.m.

    728912. During periods when the upland portion is closed to hunting or scouting, public access to the upland portion is restricted to walk-in only from the Guana Dam and the Roscoe Boulevard Extension entrances only. During periods when the upland portion is open to hunting or scouting, public access to the upland portion is restricted to the Guana Dam entrance only. The Roscoe Boulevard Extension entrance shall be open for public access only from sunrise to sunset and only during periods closed to hunting or scouting.

    737513. The possession or use of gill nets, trawls, seines, gigs, or spear guns is prohibited in Lake Ponte Vedra, except that gigs may be used to harvest frogs. The use of cast nets or gigs within 50 yards of the water control structure located on the Guana Dam is prohibited.

    742614. The use of boats within 50 yards of the Guana Dam water control structure is prohibited.

    744315. Taking wildlife with guns at the visitor interpretive center or on the wildlife observation towers or nature trail boardwalk is prohibited.

    746516. Public access to the Guana Dam water control structure or any portion thereof is prohibited.

    748117. Horses and bicycles may be used only on named or numbered trails or roads. Horses shall be prohibited during the archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, spring turkey and small game seasons.

    7513(e) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this subsection, alligator hunt participants may use airboats and outboard motors larger than 10 h.p. on Lake Ponte Vedra when taking alligators.

    7541(14) Half Moon Wildlife Management Area.

    7547(a) Open season:

    75501. Archery – October 9-11 and 16-18.

    75572. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1.

    75663. General gun – November 14-16 and 20-22.

    75744. Small game –December 4-20.

    75795. Wild hog-still – January 15-17, 22-24 and 29-31.

    75886. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    75957. Spring turkey – March 20-22, 26-28 and April 2-4.

    76058. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    7614(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 7640or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length 7654is prohibited, 7656except by persons less than 16 years of age7665. During the archery season, antlerless deer may be taken by anterless deer permit only. The bag limit for antlered deer shall be one per quota permit. Taking wild hog is prohibited during small game season. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit. Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-still season.

    7735(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    7738(d) General regulations:

    77411. During periods when the area is closed to hunting public access other than on foot (pedestrian), horseback (equestrian), or by bicycle is prohibited.

    77652. Hunting with dogs 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.

    77953. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and shall not be parked farther than 25 feet from a named or numbered road or parking area.

    78244. The use of tracked vehicles, airboats, all-terrain vehicles and unregistered and unlicensed motorcycles is prohibited. The use of horses is prohibited during the archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-still and spring turkey seasons.

    78595. Hunters shall check in and out at the check station when entering or exiting the area and shall check all game taken.

    78826. No deer, wild hog or turkey shall be dismembered until checked at the check station.

    78987. Vehicular access is allowed one day prior to each hunt from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., except during small game season.

    7920(15) Caravelle Ranch Wildlife Management Area.

    7926(a) Open season:

    79291. Archery – September 26 through October 4.

    79372. Supervised small game – October 10-18.

    79443. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1.

    79534. General gun – November 11-15 and 18-22.

    79615. Small game – November 26 through January 10 (Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

    79766. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14 (south of the Cross Florida Barge Canal only).

    79917. Spring turkey – March 24-28 and March 31 through April 4.

    80038. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    8012(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers (except bobcat and otter). During the archery, muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons the bag limit for deer shall be one per quota permit8047. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 8063or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length 8077is prohibited, 8079except by persons less than 16 years of age8088. 8089During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per quota permit. 8105The take of dove is prohibited south of Rodeheaver Road and east of State Road 19, except on posted dove fields.

    8126(c) Camping: Camping is allowed only in designated primitive campsites. Only tents, trailers and self-propelled camping vehicles may be used for camping. Authorized camping equipment and camping are allowed for no more than 14 days within a 30-day period.

    8165(d) General regulations:

    81681. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    81792. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except bird dogs may be used during the general gun season, and any dog may be used to take small game during small game season. Taking wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    82173. The use of tracked vehicles, airboats, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles is prohibited.

    82334. Hunters shall check in and out at the check station when entering and exiting the portion of the wildlife management area south of C.R. 310 and west of S.R. 19 and the portion of the wildlife management area east of S.R. 19 within the WMA boundary and shall check all game taken.

    82865. Vehicular access is prohibited except from 1.5 hours before sunrise to 1.5 hours after sunset one day prior to archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun and spring turkey hunts. 8315Vehicular access is also allowed during the archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, supervised small game and small game seasons from 58336:00 8337a.m. until 98340:00 8341p.m. during Daylight Savings Time and from 58349:00 8350a.m. until 88353:00 8354p.m. during Eastern Standard Time; and during the spring turkey season from 4:30 a.m. until one hour after sunset. 8373Public access other than on foot (pedestrian), horseback (equestrian), or by bicycle is prohibited at all other times.

    83916. During the supervised small game season, only persons under 16 years of age and their adult supervisor may hunt, as provided in Section 8415790.22, F.S.

    84177. 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. Release of northern bobwhite is limited to that portion of the area bounded by Loop road.

    8494(16) Lake George Wildlife Management Area.

    8500(a) Open season:

    85031. Archery – September 19 through October 18.

    85112. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1 and November 6-8.

    85233. General gun – November 14-17, 18-22 and 23-29.

    85324. Small game – November 30 through March 7.

    85415. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    85486. Spring turkey – March 20-23 and April 1-4 and 15-18.

    85597. Fishing and frogging – Throughout the year.

    8567(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers (except bobcat and otter). 8582Taking 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.

    8622(c) Camping: Camping is allowed year round at the Volusia County Group Camping campsite by permit from Volusia County. On the remainder of the area, camping is allowed only at designated campsites, but only by permit from the St. Johns River Water Management District, except camping is prohibited during general gun season.

    8674(d) General regulations:

    86771. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    86882. The use of tracked vehicles, airboats, or all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    87003. Hunting with dogs is prohibited, except bird dogs and retrievers may be used during the general gun season and any dog may be used to take small game during small game season.

    87334. Horses and bicycles are allowed only on named or numbered roads, firelines and designated trails.

    8749(17) Lake George Wildlife Management Area – Dexter/Mary Farms Unit.

    8759(a) Open season:

    87621. Small game – November 28 through December 13 and December 26 through January 10.

    87772. Special-opportunity spring turkey – March 20-26, April 3-9 and 17-23.

    87883. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    87974. Archery – September 26 through October 11.

    88055. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1.

    88146. General gun – November 14-22.

    8820(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers.

    88311. 8832One antlered and one antlerless deer may be taken per quota permit during the archery season. One antlered deer may be taken per quota permit during the muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons. 8865Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 8880or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length 8894is prohibited, 8896except by persons less than 16 years of age8905. Turkey may be taken only during special-opportunity spring turkey hunts and only from one-half hour before sunrise until 1 pm. One gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per spring turkey special-opportunity permit.

    89392. Jenkins Pond: Fish may be taken only by hook and line or rod and reel and only during daylight hours. No person shall kill or possess any black bass. No person shall take in any one day more than 20 panfish, in the aggregate.

    8984(c) Camping: Camping is allowed at designated campsites during special-opportunity spring turkey hunts and at other times by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    9008(d) General regulations:

    90111. The use of dogs is prohibited except that any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season.

    90342. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    90453. The use of tracked vehicles, airboats, or all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    90574. Vehicular access is allowed from 1.5 hours before sunrise to 1.5 hours after sunset one day prior to each season (except small game), and during periods when the area is open to hunting. Individuals in possession of a special-opportunity spring turkey permit shall also have vehicular access to the area from 1.5 hours before sunrise to 1.5 hours after sunset on the Saturday and Sunday preceding each hunt. Vehicular access is allowed only by permit from the Florida Forest Service at all other times, except the Bluffton Recreation Area shall be open to vehicular access throughout the year from sunrise to sunset via the St. Johns River Road.

    91665. Hunters shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances, and register at the hunt headquarters.

    91836. Deer, turkey and wild hog must be checked at the hunt headquarters prior to being dismembered or taken from the area.

    92057. Use of boats is prohibited on Jenkins Pond.

    92148. During non-hunting periods, public access to the area is prohibited during the period from sunset to sunrise, unless camping at designated camping areas.

    92389. Horses and bicycles are allowed only on named or numbered roads, firelines and designated trails.

    9254(e) The Dexter/Mary Farms Unit of the Lake George Wildlife Management Area consists of three hunt management zones. These zones are described as follows:

    92781. Zone A – That part of the management area falling within: Township 15S, Range 28E, Sections 27, 28, 29, 32, 33 and 34; and Township 16S, Range 28E, Sections 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 15 and 16.

    93162. Zone B – That part of the management area falling within: Township 15S, Range 28E, Sections 25, 26, 35 and 36; and Township 16S, Range 28E, Sections 1, 2, 11 and 12.

    93493. Zone C – That part of the management area falling within: Township 15S, Range 29E, Sections 19, 20, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 and 33; and Township 16S, Range 29E, Sections 3, 5 and 6.

    9385(18) Seminole Forest Wildlife Management Area.

    9391(a) Open season:

    93941. Archery – September 26-29 and September 30 through October 4.

    94052. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1.

    94143. General gun –December 5-8 and 9-13.

    94214. Small game – January 16-31 (Saturdays and Sundays only).

    94315. Spring turkey – March 20-24 and 27-31.

    94396. General gun for mobility-impaired – October 23-25.

    94477. Fishing and frogging – During periods open to hunting and at other times as access is allowed by the Florida Forest Service and these rules. Fish may be taken only by hook and line or rod and reel. Oaks and Bear Ponds are open to fishing only during daylight hours.

    9498(b) Legal to take: All legal game, 9505bear (only during those portions of the general gun for mobility impaired season and the muzzleloading gun season that coincide with the open season established for the Central BMU in Rule 953668A-13.004, 9537F.A.C.), 9538fish, except as provided below, frogs and furbearers except otter and bobcat. 9550One antlered and one antlerless deer may be taken per quota permit during the archery season. One antlered deer may be taken per quota permit during the muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with three or more points 9598or one antler with a main beam of ten inches or more in length 9612is prohibited, 9614except by persons less than 16 years of age9623. The take of wild hog is prohibited during small game season.

    96351. Bear Pond: No person shall kill or possess any black bass. No person shall possess more than six catfish. No person shall take in any one day more than 20 panfish, in the aggregate.

    96702. Oaks Pond: No person shall possess more than six catfish. No person shall take in any one day more than 20 panfish in the aggregate.

    9696(c) Camping: Camping is prohibited during periods open to hunting, except hikers may camp at designated primitive campsites along the Florida Trail throughout the year. During periods closed to hunting, camping is allowed only by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    9737(d) General regulations:

    97401. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except any dog may be used to take small game during small game season.

    97602. Vehicles shall not be parked farther than 25 feet from designated roads or parking areas.

    97763. The use of tracked vehicles, airboats, or all-terrain vehicles is prohibited during periods when hunting is allowed, except that all-terrain vehicles may be used during the general gun for mobility-impaired season but only by persons participating in the mobility-impaired hunt. Vehicle access is allowed only during periods open to hunting. During periods when the area is closed to hunting, public access is regulated by the Florida Forest Service.

    98454. Hunters shall check in and out at the check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken.

    98685. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads except during the general gun for mobility-impaired season.

    98876. No deer, wild hog or turkey shall be dismembered until checked at the check station.

    99037. Use of boats is prohibited on Bear Pond and Oaks Pond.

    99158. Hunters shall enter and exit the area at the designated entrance.

    99279. Hunting equipment shall not be taken onto the WMA until 8:00 a.m. the Monday prior to archery, general gun mobility-impaired, muzzleloading gun, and general gun seasons or the Thursday prior to each spring turkey hunt; and only when hunting is allowed during small game season. All hunting equipment must be removed 1 day after each hunt.

    998410. Public access during the mobility-impaired hunts is limited to only individuals participating in the hunts, their assistants and through-hikers on the Florida National Scenic Trail.

    10010(19) Triple N Ranch Wildlife Management Area.

    10017(a) Open season:

    100201. Wild hog-still – January 29-31, February 5-7, 12-14 and 19-21.

    100312. Special-opportunity deer – October 17-23 and October 31 through November 6.

    100433. Special-opportunity muzzleloading gun – November 19-22.

    100504. Small game – November 28 through January 24.

    100595. Special-opportunity spring turkey – March 20-26, April 3-9 and 17-23.

    100706. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    100797. Trapping – Prohibited.

    10083(b) Legal to take: Antlered deer, wild hog and antlerless deer (by antlerless deer permit only) during the special-opportunity deer and special-opportunity muzzleloading gun seasons. One antlered deer may be taken per special-opportunity deer permit. Taking antlered deer not having at least one antler with four or more points is prohibited. Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-still season. The take of wild hog is prohibited during small game season. All legal small game and furbearers may be taken during the small game season. One gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per special-opportunity spring turkey permit.

    10183(c) Camping: Allowed only at designated campsites and only during periods open to hunting and scouting. Camping equipment may be taken onto the area beginning at 2 p.m. on the day before the first scout day for the season and shall be removed from the area before 6 p.m. one day following the close of the season. Only tents, trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles may be used for camping.

    10252(d) General regulations:

    102551. Vehicles or horses may be used only on named and numbered roads except that horses are not restricted to roads during the small game season.

    102812. Horses are prohibited during periods when hunting is allowed except that hunters may hunt from horseback during the small game season.

    103033. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season.

    103244. The use of tracked vehicles, airboats, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles is prohibited.

    103405. Hunters shall enter and exit the area at the designated entrance and register at the hunt headquarters. Persons entering the area for purposes other than hunting shall register upon entering and exiting the area. 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 vehicular access is allowed to the parking area at the hunt headquarters on Road 1 and the parking area at the south end of Crabgrass Road.

    104266. Only individuals in possession of a special-opportunity fall permit may have vehicle access to the area on the Friday (only if camping), Saturday, Sunday the weekend prior to the hunt, the Friday immediately preceding the hunt and one day after the hunt and only from sunrise to sunset on those days. Only individuals in possession of a special-opportunity spring turkey permit may have vehicle access to the area on the Wednesday (only if camping), Thursday and Friday preceding the hunt and only from 5:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Authorized hunting equipment may be taken onto the area during these times. During special-opportunity deer, small game and wild hog-still seasons, vehicle access is only allowed from 5:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., except vehicle access after 8:00 p.m. is also allowed by hunters camping, but only to directly access campsites. One day prior to each small game and wild hog-still hunt, motor vehicle access is allowed only from sunrise to sunset. During special-opportunity spring turkey season, vehicle access is only allowed from 4:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., except vehicle access is also allowed by hunters camping, but only to directly access campsites.

    106177. Wild hog, deer and turkey must be checked at the hunt headquarters prior to being dismembered and taken from the area.

    106398. Public access to the area is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise unless camping at designated camping areas during hunts.

    10665(20) Etoniah Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    10671(a) Open season:

    106741. Archery – September 26 through October 11.

    106822. Muzzleloading gun – October 24-26 and October 30 through November 1.

    106943. General gun – November 12-15, 19-22 and 26-29.

    107034. Small game – November 30 through the first weekend in January.

    107155. Spring turkey – March 20-23, 26-29 and April 2-4.

    107256. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    10734(b) Legal to take: All legal game, bear (only during those portions of the muzzleloading gun season that coincide with the open season established for the Central BMU in Rule 1076468A-13.004, 10765F.A.C.), fish, frogs and furbearers. 10770Taking 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. 10810The bag limit for deer shall be one per person, but not more than two per quota permit. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit.

    10851(c) Camping: Authorized only by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    10862(d) General regulations:

    108651. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season.

    108862. Vehicles and bicycles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    108993. The use of tracked vehicles, airboats or all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    109114. Vehicular access is allowed from 1.5 hours before sunrise to 1.5 hours after sunset one day prior to each season (except small game), and during periods when the area is open to hunting. Public access other than on foot (pedestrian), horseback (equestrian) or bicycle is prohibited at all other times, except that vehicle access is allowed on Scrub and North Cablegate Roads year round.

    10976(21) Little Big Econ Wildlife Management Area.

    10983(a) Open season:

    109861. Archery –October 2-8, 9-15 and 16-24.

    109932. Muzzleloading gun –November 6-8 and 13-15.

    110003. General gun – November 20-22, 27-29 and December 4-6.

    110104. Small game – December 12-27.

    110165. Spring turkey – March 20-23, 25-28 and April 1-4.

    110266. Youth turkey – March 13-14.

    110327. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    110418. September duck – During the September duck seasons established by Rule 1105368A-13.003, 11054F.A.C.

    11055(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 11066Taking 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.

    11106(c) Camping: Prohibited except as authorized by the Florida Forest Service.

    11117(d) General regulations:

    111201. Hunting with dogs is prohibited, except that any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season and waterfowl retrievers may be used during the September duck seasons.

    111532. 11154Vehicle access is prohibited except persons participating in a hunt are allowed vehicle access from 1.5 hours before sunrise until 1.5 hours after sunset during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, small game and spring turkey seasons and one day prior to and one day after each of these seasons. In addition, during the youth turkey hunt only individuals participating in a hunt and one non-hunting guest may access are area. 11224Vehicles may be operated only on named and numbered roads and must be parked within 25 feet of a named or numbered road.

    112473. The use of tracked vehicles, airboats, or all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    112594. Persons shall enter and exit at a designated entrance, 11269except during the September duck seasons, access is also allowed from the Econlockhatchee River and is prohibited from the Winding River Lane designated entrance11293.

    11294(22) Lake Panasoffkee Wildlife Management Area.

    11300(a) Open season:

    113031. Special-opportunity spring turkey – March 25-28, April 6-9 and 22-25.

    113142. Special-opportunity archery – September 24-27, October 6-9, 15-18, 27-30, November 5-8 and 17-20, December 8-11 and 17-20.

    113323. Wild hog-still – January 15-17.

    113384. Wild hog-dog – January 29-31 and February 26-28.

    113475. Small game –February 5-7, February 12-14 and March 5-7.

    113576. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    113667. Trapping – Prohibited.

    11370(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. Turkey may be taken only during the special-opportunity spring turkey hunts and only from one-half hour before sunrise until 1 p.m. One gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per special-opportunity spring turkey permit. One antlered deer may be taken per special-opportunity deer permit. Antlerless deer may be taken by antlerless deer permit only. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with four or more points is prohibited. Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-still and wild hog-dog seasons. The take of wild hog is prohibited during small game season.

    11477(c) Camping: Camping and camping equipment are allowed at designated campsites no earlier than 8:00 a.m. the day preceding each hunt and ending the last day of each hunt except during the small game season when camping and camping equipment are allowed no earlier than 8:00 a.m. on the first day of each hunt. Camping is allowed at other times by permit from the Southwest Florida Water Management District. Kitchen stoves, refrigerators, and freezers, unless contained in mobile campers are prohibited. Lumber, sheet metal or other building materials is prohibited. Each camper shall assure that their campsite is clean at all times. The altering, defacing, moving or tampering in any way with official markings of campsites is prohibited. 11595Only tents, trailers or self-propelled camping vehicles may be used for camping. The name, address and telephone number of the person responsible for each campsite shall be visibly affixed to the camping shelter.

    11628(d) General regulations:

    116311. Hunters must enter and exit the area at the designated entrance and register at the hunt headquarters.

    116492. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and shall be parked within 25 feet of those roads. Horses and bicycles may be ridden only on named or numbered roads and designated trails.

    116853. The use of tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles is prohibited. The use of horses is prohibited during wild hog-dog hunts.

    117104. No game shall be dismembered until checked at the hunt headquarters.

    117225. During periods open to hunting, the operation of a vehicle on the area is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 1.5 hours before sunrise unless camping at designated hunter campsites or by permit from the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

    117646. During periods when the area is closed to hunting, vehicular access is restricted to the main entrance road to the horse stable facility. Individuals in possession of a special-opportunity archery, wild hog-still or wild hog-dog quota permit shall have vehicle access to the area from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the day preceding the hunt, and those in possession of a special-opportunity spring turkey permit shall have vehicle access to the area from 1.5 hours before sunrise until 1.5 hours after sunset on the day preceding the hunt.

    118547. Taking wildlife with shotguns is prohibited during the special-opportunity archery hunts.

    118668. The use of dogs, other than bird dogs and dogs with a shoulder height of 15 inches or less during the small game season, is prohibited except that dogs may be used during the wild hog-dog season. During the wild hog-dog season, no more than 3 free-running dogs per wild hog-dog quota permit shall be allowed. During non-hunting periods the possession of dogs shall only be as authorized by the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

    119429. During the wild hog-dog season, a quota permit shall allow a hunting group of two persons and a guest as authorized by Rule 1196668A-15.005, 11967F.A.C. (three individuals total) to participate in the hunt.

    1197610. Authorized hunting equipment and dogs may be taken on the area no earlier than 8:00 a.m. the day preceding each hunt and shall be removed from the area the last day of each hunt. During spring turkey season hunting equipment is allowed on the area beginning at 1.5 hours before sunrise the day preceding each hunt.

    12033(23) Ross Prairie Wildlife Management Area.

    12039(a) Open season:

    120421. Archery – September 25-27.

    120472. Supervised small game – October 17-23, November 21-27, December 19-25 and January 16-22.

    120613. Spring turkey – March 26-28.

    12067(b) Legal to take: All legal game and furbearers. The take of wild hog is prohibited during the supervised small game season. 12089Taking 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. 12129Antlerless deer may not be taken during the archery season. Wild turkey may only be taken during the spring turkey season. The bag limit for deer is one antlered deer per person, but not more than two antlered deer per quota permit. One bearded turkey (or gobbler) may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit.

    12189(c) Camping: Allowed at designated campsites only.

    12196(d) General regulations:

    121991. Motorized vehicles are prohibited except in designated parking areas. Horses and bicycles are allowed only on roads, firelines, and designated trails.

    122212. All hunters shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances.

    122333. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except any dog may be used to take small game during small game season.

    122534. The use of airboats, tracked vehicles and all-terrain vehicles is prohibited.

    122655. Taking wildlife with firearms other than shotguns is prohibited.

    122756. During the supervised small game season, only persons under 16 years of age and their adult supervisor may hunt, as provided in Section 12299790.22, F.S.

    12301(24) Buck Lake Wildlife Management Area.

    12307(a) Open season:

    123101. Archery – September 26 through October 4 and October 10-16.

    123212. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1.

    123303. General gun – November 14-17 and 19-23.

    123384. Small game –December 5-20.

    123435. Spring turkey – March 20-23 and 25-29.

    123516. Wild hog-still –January 1-31.

    123567. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    12365(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 12376Taking 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 archery season, the bag limit for deer shall be one antlered and one antlerless deer per quota permit. During muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons, the bag limit for deer shall be one antlered deer per person, but not more than two antlered deer per quota permit. 12464Only wild hog, small game and furbearers may be taken during the wild hog-still season. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit.

    12502(c) Camping: Prohibited during periods open for hunting. During periods closed to hunting, camping is subject to St. Johns River Water Management District public use regulations.

    12528(d) General regulations:

    125311. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season.

    125522. Airboats, tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, horses and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles are prohibited except that horses are allowed on named and numbered roads or designated trails during periods closed to hunting and during small game season.

    125893. Hunters shall enter and exit the area at a designated entrance.

    126014. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and may be parked only in designated parking areas or within 25 feet of a named or numbered road.

    126315. 12632Vehicle access is prohibited except persons participating in a hunt are allowed vehicle access during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, small game, wild hog-still and spring turkey seasons and one day prior to and one day after each of these seasons. At all other times, 12677public access other than by foot, horseback or bicycle is prohibited.

    126886. Vehicle access is prohibited from 1.5 hours after sunset until 4:00 a.m.

    12701(25) Fort Drum Wildlife Management Area.

    12707(a) Open season:

    127101. Special-opportunity deer – October 31 through November 6.

    127192. Small game – December 12-27.

    127253. Special-opportunity spring turkey – March 20-26, April 3-9 and 17-23.

    127364. Wild hog-still – November 13-15, 20-22, 27-29; and February 2-4 and 9-11.

    127495. Fishing – Allowed throughout the year.

    12756(b) Legal to take: All legal game, furbearers and fish. Turkey may be taken only during the special-opportunity spring turkey hunts. One gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per special-opportunity spring turkey permit. One antlered deer per special-opportunity deer permit. Antlerless deer may be taken by antlerless deer permit only. Taking of antlered deer not having at least one antler with four or more points is prohibited. Taking of wild hog during the small game season is prohibited.

    12835(c) Camping: Only tent camping is allowed, and only at designated campsites. During special-opportunity and wild hog-still hunts, only hunters in possession of valid special-opportunity permits or wild hog-still quota permits and their guests may camp; during all other times, camping is by permit only from the St. Johns River Water Management District.

    12888(d) General regulations:

    128911. Hunting with dogs other than bird dogs and retrievers during the small game season is prohibited.

    129082. Hunters shall enter and exit at Gate 1 and check in and out at the designated check station when entering or exiting the area.

    129333. During nonhunting periods, access shall be through designated points only along State Road 60.

    129484. During periods open to hunting, vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads. During the remainder of the year, vehicles may be operated only on Entrance Road.

    129785. Airboats, 12980tracked vehicles, 12982all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles are prohibited. 12991Horses are allowed only on named and numbered roads and designated trails and only during periods closed to hunting and small game season.

    130146. 13015No deer, wild hog or turkey may be dismembered until checked at the check station.

    13030(26) Gores Landing Wildlife Management Area.

    13036(a) Open season:

    130391. Archery – September 26 through October 11.

    130472. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1.

    130563. General gun – November 14-22.

    130624. Small game – December 1-31.

    130685. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    130756. Spring turkey – March 20-23 and 24-28.

    130837. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    13092(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 13103Taking 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. 13143During archery, muzzleloading gun, and general gun seasons, the bag limit for deer shall be one per person, but not more than two per quota permit. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit.

    13192(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    13195(d) General regulations:

    131981. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads from 1.5 hours before sunrise to 1.5 hours after sunset one day prior to each season, and during periods when the area is open to hunting and from 1.5 hours before sunrise until 6:00 p.m. one day after the close of each season.

    132522. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season.

    132733. Hunters shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances or from the Ocklawaha River.

    132894. The use of tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles is prohibited.

    13304(27) Seminole Forest Wildlife Management Area – Lake Tracy Unit.

    13314(a) Open season:

    133171. Archery – September 24-27 and October 1-4.

    133252. Muzzleloading gun – October 29 through November 1.

    133343. General gun – November 12-15 and 19-22.

    133424. Wild hog-still – December 11-13, 18-20 and January 15-17.

    133525. Small game – January 8-10, 22-24, 29-31 and February 5-7 and 12-14.

    133656. Spring turkey – March 20-22 and 26-28.

    133737. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    133808. Fishing and frogging – During periods open to hunting and at other times as access is allowed by the Florida Forest Service and these rules.

    134069. September duck – In the September duck seasons established by Rule 1341868A-13.003, 13419F.A.C.

    13420(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 13431Taking 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. 13471The bag limit for deer shall be two per quota permit. During the wild hog-still season, only wild hog is legal to take.

    13494(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    13497(d) General regulations:

    135001. Hunting with dogs is prohibited, except any dog may be used to take small game during small game season and waterfowl retrievers may be used to take ducks during special September duck season.

    135342. Vehicles may be operated only on named and numbered roads and shall be parked at designated parking areas or within 25 feet of named or numbered roads.

    135623. The use of tracked vehicles, airboats, or all-terrain vehicles is prohibited during periods when hunting is allowed. 13580Vehicle access is prohibited except persons participating in a hunt are allowed vehicle access during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-still and spring turkey seasons and from the Monday prior to through one day prior to their scheduled hunts. In addition, during the youth turkey hunt only individuals participating in a hunt and one non-hunting guest may access are area. 13641During small game and September duck seasons vehicle access is regulated by the Florida Forest Service.

    136574. During periods when the area is closed to hunting, public access is regulated by the Florida Forest Service.

    136765. Hunters shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances.

    136876. Persons participating in hunts may take authorized hunting equipment onto the area when vehicle access is allowed for their respective hunts and must remove hunting equipment one day after the last day of each respective hunt.

    13724(28) Upper St. Johns River Marsh Wildlife Management Area.

    13733(a) Open season:

    137361. Archery – September 19 through October 18.

    137442. Muzzleloading gun – October 24 through November 1.

    137533. General gun – November 7 through January 17.

    137624. Small game – January 18 through March 7.

    137715. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    137786. Spring turkey – March 20 through April 25.

    137877. Trapping – Prohibited.

    137918. Fishing and frogging – Allowed year-round.

    137989. Duck, geese and coot – During the seasons established by Rule 1381068A-13.003, 13811F.A.C.

    13812(b) Legal to take: All legal game, furbearers, fish, and frogs. 13823Taking 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. 13863Antlerless deer may be taken during the period November 21-22. Turkey of either sex may be taken during the muzzleloading gun season. Gobblers or bearded turkey may be taken during the general gun season only from November 7 through January 3.

    13904(c) Camping: Camping is prohibited except from 8:00 a.m. one day prior to archery season to 6:00 p.m. seven days after the close of spring turkey season or at other times as authorized by St. Johns River Water Management District. Only tent camping is allowed, and only at designated campsites.

    13954(d) General regulations:

    139571. Motorized vehicles are prohibited, except on Fellsmere Grade and Lawton Road. Motorized vessels are prohibited in those portions of the area posted as walk-in only, except motorized vessels are allowed in areas posted as seasonal walk-in areas, but only from one day following the close of spring turkey season to one day prior to archery season.

    140142. Taking wildlife with any gun is prohibited on, upon or from the right-of-way of the Fellsmere Grade, the C-54 right-of-way, and all levees.

    140383. The use of any air-powered boat or outboard motors greater than 10 horsepower is prohibited as posted in the Blue Cypress Water Management Area.

    140634. During the duck, geese and coot season in the Stick Marsh/Farm 13, Kenansville Lake, and as posted in the Blue Cypress Water Management Area, taking wildlife with guns other than shotguns is prohibited.

    140975. Public access is prohibited from within 1,000 feet of any posted construction site.

    141126. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except bird dogs may be used during the duck and coot seasons, and dogs may be used for small game during the small game season and wild hog hunting during the first 14 days of the small game season.

    141577. Airboats must launch and load from the water at the designated airboat launch area when using the Blue Cypress Water Management Area.

    141808. Airboats must cross levees at designated airboat crossings.

    141899. Bush hooks are prohibited.

    1419410. Public access on Levee 74 North is allowed only at designated entrances.

    1420711. Authorized hunting equipment may be taken on the area after 8:00 a.m. one day before the opening of the season and shall be removed from the area no later than seven days following the close of the season.

    14246(29) Dunns Creek Wildlife Management Area.

    14252(a) Open season:

    142551. Archery – September 26 through October 11 and November 21-29.

    142662. Muzzleloading gun – October 31 through November 8.

    142753. General gun – December 10-13 and 17-20.

    142834. Wild hog-still – January 23-31.

    142895. Spring turkey – March 20-22, April 2-4 and 16-18.

    142996. Trapping – Prohibited.

    143037. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    14312(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs, and furbearers. 14323Taking 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. 14363During archery season, the bag limit for deer shall be one antlered and one antlerless deer per quota permit. During muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons, the bag limit for deer shall be one antlered deer per person, but not more than two antlered deer per quota permit. Only wild hogs may be taken during the wild hog-still season.

    14422(c) Camping: Only tent camping is allowed, and only at designated campsites.

    14434(d) General regulations:

    144371. Hunting with dogs is prohibited.

    144432. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads.

    144543. Vehicles may be parked only at designated parking areas.

    144644. The use of tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles is prohibited.

    144795. During hunting periods, public access is restricted to those individuals authorized to hunt.

    144936. During periods closed to hunting, horses may be used only on named or numbered roads and designated trails.

    145127. Non-motorized bicycles may be used only on named or numbered roads and designated trails.

    145278. Vehicular access is allowed only on hunt days and the weekend and day before all hunts, except spring turkey season, when vehicle access shall be allowed only on hunt days and the day before each hunt.

    145649. Vessels may be used to access the area from Dunns Creek.

    14576(30) Salt Lake Wildlife Management Area.

    14582(a) Open season:

    145851. Archery – September 26 through October 4 and October 5-11.

    145962. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1.

    146053. General gun – November 14-17 and 18-22.

    146134. Small game – December 11-13, 18-20; January 8-10, 15-17, 29-31 and February 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 and 26-28.

    146315. Wild hog-dog – January 21-24.

    146376. Spring turkey – March 20-23 and 24-28.

    146457. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    14654(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 14665Taking 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. 14705During the archery season, the bag limit for deer shall be one antlered and one antlerless deer per quota permit. During the muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons, the bag limit for deer shall be one antlered deer per quota permit. 14746Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-dog season. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per quota permit.

    14773(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    14776(d) General regulations:

    147791. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except that any dog may be used during the wild hog-dog season and to take small game during small game season. During the wild hog-dog season, no more than 3 free-running dogs per quota permit shall be allowed. The take of wild hogs with dogs is prohibited except during the wild hog-dog season.

    148382. Vehicles may be operated only on named and numbered roads and must be parked at designated parking areas or parked within 25 feet of a named or numbered road.

    148683. Airboats, tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles are prohibited. Horses are prohibited during periods when the area is open to hunting, except small game season. Horses and bicycles may be used only on named or numbered trails or roads.

    149114. Hunters shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances.

    149225. Hunters shall check in and out at the check station when entering and exiting the area and shall check all game taken.

    149456. 14946Vehicle access is prohibited except during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, small game, wild hog-dog and spring turkey seasons and one day prior to and one day after each of these seasons. At all other times, 14982public access other than by foot (pedestrian), horseback (equestrian) or bicycle is prohibited.

    149957. Public access to the area is prohibited during the period from 1.5 hours after sunset to 1.5 hours before sunrise.

    150168. No deer, wild hog or turkey shall be dismembered until checked at a check station.

    150329. During the wild hog-dog season, a quota permit shall 15042allow a hunting group of two persons and a guest as authorized by Rule 1505668A-15.005, 15057F.A.C., (three individuals total) to participate in the hunt15066.

    1506710. 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.

    15128(31) Matanzas Wildlife Management Area.

    15133(a) Open season:

    151361. Archery – September 26 through October 2 and October 3-11 and 12-18.

    151492. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1 and November 6-8.

    151613. Family hunt – November 14-15.

    151674. General gun – November 16-22 and 24-30.

    151755. Wild hog-still –December 5-11 and 12-20.

    151826. Small game –January 4-26.

    151877. Spring turkey – March 20-23, April 1-4 and 8-11.

    151978. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    15206(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers. 15217Taking 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. 15257Only wild hog may be taken during the wild hog-still season. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per person, but no more than two per quota permit.

    15291(c) Camping: Allowed only by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    15302(d) General regulations:

    153051. Hunting with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited except any dog may be used to take small game during small game season. The take of wild hog with dog is prohibited.

    153402. During non-hunting periods, public access is allowed only from sunrise to sunset. During hunting periods, public access is allowed only from 1.5 hours before sunrise to 1.5 hours after sunset. Vehicular access is only allowed during scouting and hunting seasons and by permit from the Florida Forest Service.

    153893. Airboats, tracked vehicles, unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles, and all-terrain vehicles are prohibited.

    154024. Hunters shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances.

    15413(32) Lake Monroe Wildlife Management Area.

    15419(a) Open season:

    154221. Non-migratory game – Zonal seasons established under Rule 1543168A-13.004, 15432F.A.C., except that open season for rabbit and gray squirrel will open the first Saturday in November and run through the close of zonal squirrel season only, antlered deer season will open the first Saturday in November and close 57 days thereafter and there shall be no crossbow season.

    154812. Migratory game birds – Statewide regulations established under Rules 1549168A-13.003 15492and 1549368A-13.008, 15494F.A.C., except that open season for crow shall be during the first phase of crow season only.

    155113. Furbearers – During the zonal antlered deer season only except that bobcat and otter may be taken only after December 1.

    155334. Fishing and frogging – Allowed year-round.

    155405. Bear – During the open season established for the Central BMU in Rule 1555468A-13.004, 15555F.A.C.

    15556(b) Legal to take: All legal game (except wild turkey may only be taken during archery and spring turkey seasons), bear, (only during the bear season), furbearers, fish and frogs. 15586Taking 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. 15626Antlerless deer may only be taken during the archery season.

    15636(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    15639(d) General regulations:

    156421. The use or possession of swamp buggies, tracked vehicles or all-terrain vehicles is prohibited. Motorized vehicles are allowed only in designated parking areas.

    156662. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except bird dogs and retrievers may be used during migratory game bird seasons and any dog may be used to take small game during small game season.

    156993. Fires are prohibited.

    15703(33) Charles H. Bronson Wildlife Management Area.

    15710(a) Open season:

    157131. Archery – October 2-8, 9-15 and 16-24.

    157212. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1 and November 6-8.

    157333. General gun – November 13-15, 20-22 and December 4-6.

    157434. Small game – December 12-20 and January 9-15.

    157525. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    157596. Spring turkey – March 20-23, 26-29 and April 2-5.

    157697. Duck, geese, coot and snipe – During the migratory game bird seasons as established by Rules 1578668A-13.003 15787and 1578868A-13.008, 15789F.A.C.

    157908. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    15799(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 archery season the bag limit for deer shall be two deer per quota permit, only one of which may be an antlerless deer. During the muzzleloading gun and general gun seasons, the bag limit for deer shall be two antlered deer per quota permit. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per quota hunt permit.

    15913(c) Camping: Prohibited unless authorized by the Florida Forest Service.

    15923(d) General regulations:

    159261. Hunting with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers is prohibited except that any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season.

    159542. Vehicle access is prohibited except persons participating in a hunt are allowed vehicle access from 1.5 hours before sunrise until 1.5 hours after sunset during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, small game and spring turkey seasons and one day prior to and one day after each of these seasons. In addition, during the youth turkey hunt only individuals participating in a hunt and one non-hunting guest may have vehicle access to the area. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and must be parked within 25 feet of a named or numbered road.

    160513. Airboats, tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, swamp buggies and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles are prohibited.

    160664. Persons shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances, except access is also allowed from the St. Johns River if hunting duck, geese, coot or snipe during non-quota periods.

    160975. Horses may only be ridden on named or numbered roads and designated equestrian trails.

    16112(34) Marshall Swamp Wildlife Management Area.

    16118(a) Open season:

    161211. Archery – September 19-25, September 26 through October 2, and October 3-9, 10-16 and 17-25.

    161372. Muzzleloading gun – November 6-8.

    161433. General gun – November 20-22, 27-29 and December 4-6.

    161534. Small game – Opening the second Saturday in November through the close of gray squirrel established in Rule 1617268A-13.004, 16173F.A.C., that does not coincide with the established area general gun season dates.

    161865. Spring turkey – March 20-22, 26-28 and April 2-4.

    161966. Migratory game birds – Migratory game birds during seasons established by Rules 1620968A-13.003 16210and 1621168A-13.008, 16212F.A.C.

    162137. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    16222(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 Central BMU in rule 1625168A-13.004, 16252F.A.C.), 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. The bag limit for deer shall be one per person, but not more than two deer per quota permit. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit.

    16339(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    16342(d) General regulations:

    163451. Hunting with dogs other than bird dogs or retrievers for the take of small game is prohibited except that any dog may be used to take small game during the small game season.

    163792. Taking wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    163873. Vehicles may be operated only in designated parking areas and on Entrance Road.

    164014. Airboats, tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, swamp buggies and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles are prohibited.

    164165. Persons shall enter and exit the area at a designated entrance.

    164286. Taking wildlife with centerfire rifles and centerfire handguns is prohibited.

    164397. Fires are prohibited.

    16443(35) Silver Springs Forest Wildlife Management Area.

    16450(a) Open season:

    164531. Archery – September 26 through October 11.

    164612. Muzzleloading gun – October 30 through November 1.

    164703. General gun – November 14-22.

    164764. Small game – Opening the Friday of the last weekend in November and closing the Sunday of the first weekend in January (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only).

    165045. Youth turkey hunt – March 13-14.

    165116. Spring turkey – March 25-28 and April 1-4.

    165207. Fishing and frogging – Allowed throughout the year.

    16529(b) Legal to take: All legal game, fish, frogs and furbearers (except bobcat and otter are prohibited). 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 archery, muzzleboading gun, and general gun seasons, the bag limit for deer shall be one per person, but not more than two per quota permit. During the spring turkey season, one gobbler (or bearded turkey) may be taken per person, but not more than two per quota permit.

    16635(c) Camping: Prohibited.

    16638(d) General regulations:

    166411. Vehicle access is prohibited except persons participating in a hunt are allowed vehicle access from 1.5 hours before sunrise until 1.5 hours after sunset during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, youth turkey and spring turkey seasons and one day prior to and one day after each of these seasons. In addition, during the youth turkey hunt only individuals participating in a hunt and one-hunting guest may have vehicle access in the area. During small game season motorized vehicles are prohibited except in designated parking areas. Horses and bicycles are allowed only on roads, firelines, and designated trails.

    167392. Vehicles may be operated only on named or numbered roads and must be parked within 25 feet of a named or numbered road.

    167633. Hunting 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.

    167904. Taking wild hog with dogs is prohibited.

    167985. Hunters shall enter and exit the area at designated entrances.

    168096. The use of tracked vehicles, all-terrain vehicles and unlicensed and unregistered motorcycles is prohibited.

    168247. Fires are prohibited.

    16828Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const., 16844379.2223, 16845375.313 FS. 16847History–New 6-21-82, Amended 6-29-82, 7-1-83, 7-5-84, 10-1-84, 7-1-85, 5-7-86, 5-10-87, 5-1-88, 7-1-89, 12-19-89, 7-1-90, 7-1-91, 7-2-91, 7-2-92, 7-1-93, 7-1-94, 7-1-95, 7-1-96, 9-15-96, 6-1-97, 7-1-98, 7-2-98, 8-11-98, 12-28-98, 7-1-99, Formerly 3168779-15.065, Amended 12-20-99, 7-1-00, 12-26-00, 7-1-01, 6-2-02, 7-28-02, 5-1-03, 7-1-03, 10-12-03, 7-1-04, 7-1-05, 1-4-06, 7-1-06, 8-22-06, 7-1-07, 7-1-08, 7-1-09, 7-1-10, 7-1-11, 8-11-11, 7-1-12, 7-26-12, 7-1-13, 9-9-13, 7-1-14, 7-1-15, 7-29-15, 7-1-16, 7-1-17, 9-14-17, 7-1-18, 7-1-19, 8-19-19, 7-1-20.

     

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