2015-2016 Hunting Season


Flying Eagle Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)
• Open for year-round public access. Camping at District-managed campgrounds is prohibited during hunt dates.
• Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
September 19-23, 2015
October 3-6, 9-13, and 24-26, 2015
November 7-10, 13-17, and 27-29, 2015
December 18-20, 2015
March 25-29, 2016

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve — East Tract (Wildlife Management Area)
• Camping during hunt dates is managed by FWC. Please visit MyFWC.com for more information.
• Camping reservations for the backcountry campsites on the Florida Trail may be requested at the District’s recreation webpage http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 1-4, 8-11, and 30-31, 2015
November 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, and 26-29, 2015
December 5, 2015 – January 31, 2016
February 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, and 27-28, 2016
February 26, 2015 – March 1, 2015
March 5-6, 2016
March 19, 2016 – April 24, 2016

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve — West Tract (Wildlife Management Area)
• Camping during hunt dates is managed by FWC and allowed at designated campsites only. Please visit MyFWC.com for more information. Camping at District-managed campgrounds is prohibited during hunt dates.
• Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
December 5-8, and 17-20, 2015
January 21-24, 2016
February 1-4 and 10-13, 2016
March 19-22 and 28-31, 2016
April 2-5, 11-14, and 16-19, 2016

Hunt dates when property is closed to horseback riding only:
October 21-23, 2015

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 9-11, 2015
February 26-28, 2016
March 4-6, 2016

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve – West Tract (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
June 18-19, 2014
August 7-8, and 20-21, 2014

Lake Panasoffkee (Wildlife Management Area)
• Camping during hunt dates is managed by FWC. Please visit MyFWC.com for more information. Camping at District-managed campgrounds is prohibited during hunt dates.
• Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
September 24-27, 2015
October 6-9, 15-18, and 27-30, 2015
November 5-8 and 17-20, 2015
December 8-11 and 17-20, 2015
March 24-27, 2016
April 5-8 and 21-24, 2016

Hunt dates when property is closed to horseback riding only:
January 29-31, 2016
February 26-28, 2016

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
January 15-17, 2016
February 5-7 and 12-14, 2016

Lake Panasoffkee (Wildlife Management Area) – Public Small Game Hunting Area
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
January 22-24 and 29-31, 2016
February 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, and 26-28, 2016
March 4-6, 2016

Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)
• Open for year-round public access. Camping reservations issued by the District.
• Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
December 11-13, 2015
January 15-17 and 29-31, 2016
February 12-14, 2016
March 25-27, 2016
April 8-10, 2016

Potts Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)
• Open for year-round public access. Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
• Camping during FWC hunt dates is managed by FWC. Please visit MyFWC.com for more information. Camping at District-managed campgrounds is prohibited during hunt dates.
Hunt dates when the property is closed to horseback riding only:
November 20-22, 2015
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 8-11, 14-18, and 30, 2015
November 1, 2015
February 5-7 and 19-21, 2016
March 4-6, 19-22, and 25-29, 2016

Potts Preserve (Non-Wildlife Management Area Public Hunt Area)
• Open for year-round public access. Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
• Non-WMA public area hunting open year-round in accordance with applicable state regulations and state zonal seasons.
Hunting takes place year round, but is open to the public.

Upper Hillsborough Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)
• Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
• Camping during hunting dates is managed by FWC. Please visit MyFWC.com for more information.
Hunt dates when property is closed to horseback riding only:
November 10-12, 2015
December 5-6 and 12-13, 2015
January 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, and 30-31, 2016
February 6-7, 20-21, and 27-28, 2016
March 5-6, 23-24, and 30-31, 2016
April 6-7, 13-14, and 20-21, 2016

Weekiwachee Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 17-22, 2015
November 14-19, 2015
December 12-17, 2015
January 16-21, 2016
February 13-18, 2016

Conservation Lands of Southwest Florida

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