Hog Hunts

Spring and Summer Hog Hunts

Spring and summer hog hunting is available on the following WMAs during the dates listed, and no quota permit is needed: 

Apalachicola River (Franklin and Gulf counties)
Dog and still hunting
July 18-20
Aug. 15-17
Sept. 19-21
Management area permit not required

Aucilla (Jefferson and Taylor counties)
Dog and still hunting
May 9-11
June 13-15
July 11-13
Aug. 8-10
Sept. 5-7

Beaverdam Creek (Liberty County)
Dog and still hunting
May 9-11
June 13-15
July 11-13
Aug. 8-10
Sept. 12-14

Blackwater (Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties)
Dog and still hunting
May 2-4, 16-18
June 6-8, 20-22
July 4-6, 18-20
Aug. 1-3, 15-17
Sept. 5-7, 19-21

Blackwater Hutton Unit (Santa Rosa County)
Dog and still hunting
May 16-18
June 20-22
July 18-20
Aug. 15-17
Sept. 19-21

Joe Budd (Gadsden County)
Still hunt only
May 2-4
Daily hunt permit required
Centerfire rifles are prohibited

Royce Unit – Lake Wales Ridge (Highlands County)
Still hunt only
May 3-4 and 10-11

Kissimmee Chain of Lakes Area (Osceola and Polk counties)
Still and dog hunting
Open to year-round hog hunting
Management area permit not required


These hog hunts (below) require a quota permit, and they can be applied for at License.MyFWC.com during the month of June:

Apalachicola Bradwell Unit (Liberty County)
Dog and still hunting
July 11-13, 18-20
Aug. 1-3, 15-17
Sept. 5-7, 19-21

Box-R (Franklin County)
Dog and still hunting
July 11-13
Aug. 8-10
Sept. 12-14



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