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FWC announces 2013-14 hunting season dates

News Release

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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

Aug. 3 – Sept. 1

Oct. 19 – Nov. 17

Sept. 14 – Oct. 13

Oct. 26 – Nov. 27

Deer-dog training

Aug. 17 – Sept. 5

Nov. 2-21

Sept. 28 – Oct. 17

Oct. 26 – Nov. 14

Crossbow

Aug. 3 – Sept. 6

Oct. 19 – Nov. 22

Sept. 14 – Oct. 18

Oct. 26 – Nov. 27 and Dec. 2-6

Muzzleloading gun

 Sept. 7-20

 

Nov. 23 – Dec. 6

Oct. 19 – Nov. 1

Dec. 7-13 and
Feb. 24 – March 2

General gun

Sept. 21 – Oct. 20 and
Nov. 23 – Jan. 5

Dec. 7 – Feb. 23

Nov. 2 – Jan. 19

Nov. 28 – Dec. 1 and
Dec. 14 – Feb. 23

Antlerless deer

Nov. 23-29

Dec. 26 – Jan. 1

Nov. 23-29

Dec. 26 – Jan. 1

Fall turkey

Oct. 7-20 and
Nov. 23 – Jan. 5

Dec. 7 – Feb. 2

Nov. 2 – Dec. 29

Nov. 28 – Dec. 1 and
Dec. 14 – Jan. 19 *

Quail

Nov. 9 – March 2

Nov. 9 – March 2

Nov. 9 – March 2

Nov. 9 – March 2

Gray squirrel

Oct. 12 – March 2

Oct. 12 – March 2

Oct. 12 – March 2

Oct. 12 – March 2

Bobcat and otter

Dec. 1 – March 1

Dec. 1 – March 1

Dec. 1 – March 1

Dec. 1 – March 1

Youth spring turkey hunt **

Feb. 22-23

March 8-9

March 8-9

March 8-9

Spring turkey

March 1 – April 6

March 15 – April 20

March 15 – April 20

March 15 – April 20 ***

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 15-30.

Hunting Zones

Hunting Season Zones



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