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2014-2015 Florida Hunting Season Dates

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has released the following hunting dates for the 2014-2015 season:
(Seasons and dates do not apply to wildlife management areas)

SEASON  
Zone A
Zone B
Zone C
Zone D
Archery
Aug 2-31
Oct 18-Nov 16
Sept 13-Oct12
Oct 25-Nov 26
Deer-dog training
Aug 16-Sept 4
Nov 1-20
Sept 27-Oct 16
Oct 25-Nov 13
Crossbow
Aug 2-Sept 5
Oct 18-Nov 21
Sept 13-Oct 17
Oct 25-Nov 26 & Dec 1-5
Muzzleloading gun
Sept 6-19
Nov 22-Dec 5
Oct 18-31
Dec 6-12 & Feb 23-Mar 1
General gun
Sept 20-Oct 19 &
Nov 22-Jan 4
Dec 6-Feb 22
Nov 1-Jan 18
Nov 27-30 &
Dec 13-Feb 22
Antlerless deer
Nov 22-28**
Dec 26-Jan 1
Nov 22-28
DMU-D1: Nov 29-30 & Dec 27-28
DMU-D2: Nov 29-30 & Dec 6-7, 20-21, 27-28
Fall turkey   
Oct 6-19 & Nov 22-Jan 4
Dec 6-Feb 1
Nov 1-Dec 28
Nov 27-30 &
Dec 13-Jan 18 ***
Gray squirrel
Oct 11-Mar 1
Oct 11- Mar 1
Oct 11- Mar 1 Oct 11- Mar 1
Quail
Nov 8-Mar 1
Nov 8-Mar 1 Nov 8-Mar 1 Nov 8-Mar 1
Bobcat
Dec 1-Mar 31
Dec 1-Mar 31 Dec 1-Mar 31 Dec 1-Mar 31
Otter
Dec 1- Mar 1
Dec 1- Mar 1 Dec 1- Mar 1 Dec 1- Mar 1

MORE:

Youth spring turkey****
South of S.R. 70: Feb 28-Mar 1
North of S.R. 70: Mar 14-15

Spring turkey
South of S.R. 70: Mar 7-Apr 12
North of S.R. 70: Mar 21-April 26*** Wild hogs, rabbits, raccoons, opossums, skunks, nutrias, beavers and coyotes may be taken year-round.


* Zone D has been divided by Interstate 10 into 2 deer management units, each with its own antler regulations and antlerless deer seasons. DMU-D1 is south of I-10, and all antlered deer there must have at least 2 points on one side to be legal to take. DMU-D2 is north of I-10, and all antlered deer there must have at least 3 points on one side OR have a main beam length of at least 10 inches to be legal to take. However, youth hunters (15 years old and younger) in both DMUs are exempt and may still take deer having at least one antler 5 or more inches in length.

** No antlerless deer may be taken on that portion of the eastern Everglades south of Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41) and east of Everglades National Park; or in Collier County south of I-75 during Antlerless Deer Season.

*** In Holmes County, spring turkey season is limited to March 21 – April 5, and there is no fall harvest of turkeys allowed.

**** Only youths (15 years old and younger) will be allowed to harvest a turkey while supervised by an adult, 18 years old or older.

More here: http://myfwc.com/hunting/

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