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FWC announces 2011-12 hunting season dates

News Release

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Media contact: Tony Young, 850-488-7867

(Seasons and dates do not apply to wildlife management areas)

Which zone am I in?

 

Season

Zone A

Zone B

Zone C

Zone D

Archery

July 30 - Aug. 28

Oct. 15 - Nov. 13

Sept. 17 - Oct. 16

Oct. 22 - Nov. 23

Deer-dog training

Aug. 13 - Sept. 1

Oct. 29 - Nov. 17

Oct. 1-20

Oct. 29 - Nov. 17

Crossbow

July 30 - Sept. 2

Oct. 15 - Nov. 18

Sept. 17 - Oct. 21

Oct. 22 - Nov. 23
and
Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

Muzzleloading gun

Sept. 3-16

Nov. 19 - Dec. 2

Oct. 22 - Nov. 4

Dec. 3-9 and
Feb. 20-26

General gun

Sept. 17 - Oct. 16 and
Nov. 19 - Jan. 1

Dec. 3 - Feb. 19

Nov. 5 - Jan. 22

Nov. 24-27 and
Dec. 10 - Feb. 19

Antlerless deer

Nov. 19-25

Dec. 26 - Jan. 1

Nov. 19-25

Dec. 26 - Jan. 1

Fall turkey

Oct. 3-16
and
Nov. 19 - Jan. 1

Dec. 3 - Jan. 29

Nov. 5 - Jan. 1

Nov. 24-27 and
Dec. 10 - Jan. 15 *

Quail and gray squirrel

Nov. 12 - March 4

Nov. 12 - March 4

Nov. 12 - March 4

Nov. 12 - March 4

Bobcat and otter

Dec. 1 - March 1

Dec. 1 - March 1

Dec. 1 - March 1

Dec. 1 - March 1

Youth spring turkey hunt **

Feb. 25-26

March 10-11

March 10-11

March 10-11

Spring turkey

March 3 - April 8

March 17 - April 22

March 17 - April 22

March 17 - April 22 ***

Wild hogs, rabbits, raccoons, opossums, skunks, nutrias, beavers and coyotes may be taken year-round.

* Except for Holmes County, where there is no fall harvest of turkeys allowed.

** Only youths under 16 years old will be allowed to harvest a turkey while supervised by an adult, 18 years or older.

*** In Holmes County, spring turkey season is limited to March 17 - April 1.

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