2013–2014 Hunting Season

Conner Preserve (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
December 17-19, 2013

Deep Creek (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
November 19-21, 2013
February 4-6, 2014

Edward W. Chance Reserve — Coker Prairie Tract (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
October 29-31, 2013

Edward W. Chance Reserve — Gilley Creek Tract (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
February 7-9, 2014
February 28 – March 2, 2014

Flying Eagle Preserve — Flying Eagle McGregor Smith Scout Reservation (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
November 22-24, 2013
February 11-13, 2014

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 21-25 and 28-31, 2013
October 1, 4-8, and 19-21, 2013
November 2-5, 8-12, and 22-24, 2013
December 13-15, 2013
March 15-18 and 21-25, 2014test

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve — East Tract (Wildlife Management Area)

  • Camping during hunting 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.

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 19-20, 25-27, 2013
November 1-3 and 8-10, 15-17, 2013
November 23, 2013 – January 19, 2014
January 25-26, 2014
February 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23, 2014
February 27, 2014 – March 2, 2014
March 6-9, 2014
March 15, 2014 – April 20, 2014

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve — Hampton Tract (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
December 3-5, 2013
February 7-9, 2014
February 14-16, 2014
March 11-13, 2014
April 11-13, 2014
February 14-16, 2014

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve — West Tract (Wildlife Management Area)

  • Camping during hunting 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:
November 9-12, and 21-24, 2013
January 23-26, 2014
February 3-6, and 12-15, 2014
March 15-18, 24-27, and 29-31, 2014
April 1, 7-10, and 12-15, 2014

Hunt dates when property is closed to horseback riding only:
January 8-10, 2014

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
December 20-22, 2013
February 21-23, 2014
February 28 – March 2, 2014

Half Moon-Gum Slough (Wildlife Management Area)

Hunt dates when property is closed to horseback riding only:
October 4-6, 11-13, and 25-27, 2013
January 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26, 2014
March 8, 9, 21-23 and 28-30, 2014
April 4-6, 2014

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
November 2-4, 8-10, and 29-30, 2013
December 1, 6-8 and 13-15, 2013

Hálpata Tastanaki Preserve (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
December 10-12, 2013
March 11-13, 2014

Lake Marion Creek — Horseshoe Scrub Tract

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 19-21, and 25-27, 2013
November 29-30, 2013
December 1, 13-15, 27-29, 2013
January 3-5, 10-12, and 24-26, 2014
February 7-9, 2014
March 8-9, 15-17, and 28-30, 2014
April 11-13, 2014

Lake Panasoffkee (Wildlife Management Area)

  • Camping during hunting 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 19-22, 2013
October 1-4, 10-13, 22-25, and 31, 2013
November 1-3, 12-15, and 28-30, 2013
December 1, and 10-13, 2013
March 20-23, 2014
April 1-4, and 17-20, 2014

Hunt dates when property is closed to horseback riding only:
January 22-24, 2014
February 19-21, 2014

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
January 10-12 and 31, 2014
February 1-2 and 7-9, 2014

Lake Panasoffkee (Wildlife Management Area) – Public Small Game Hunting Area
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
January 17-19, 24-26 and 31, 2014
February 1, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, and 28, 2014
March 1-2, 2014

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 13-15, 2013
January 17-19 and 31, 2014
February 1-2 and 14-16, 2014
March 21-23, 2014
April 4-6, 2014

Myakka State Forest (Wildlife Management Area)

  • Camping is allowed at designated campsites with a State Forest Camping Use Permit from the Florida Forest Service formerly known as Division of Forestry.
  • Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 19-25, 2013
November 2-8, 2013
November 9 – December 8, 2013
December 21, 2013 – January 12, 2014

Potts Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)

  • Open for year-round public access. 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. Camping at District-managed campgrounds is prohibited during hunt dates.

Hunt dates when the property is closed to horseback riding only:
November 15-17, 2013

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 3-6, 9-13 and 25-27, 2013
December 31, 2013
January 1-2, 2014
February 28, 2014
March 1-2 and 21-25, 2014

Potts Preserve (Non-Wildlife Management Area Public Hunt Area)

Hunting takes place year round, but is open to the public.

Starkey Wilderness Preserve — Serenova Tract
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
January 17-19, 2014
January 28-30, 2014
January 31 – February 1-2, 2014
March 4-6, 2014
March 21-23, 2014

Upper Hillsborough Preserve — Alston Tract (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
October 29-31, 2013
January 3-5, 2014
March 18-20, 2014

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 12-14, 2013
December 7-8 and 14-15, 2013
January 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26, 2014
February 1-2, 8-9, 15-16 and 22-23, 2014
March 1-2, 19-20 and 26-27, 2014
April 2-3, 9-10 and 16-17, 2014

Weekiwachee Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 19-24, 2013
November 16-21, 2013
December 14-19, 2013
January 18-23, 2014
February 15-20, 2014

Conservation Lands of Southwest Florida

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