2014–2015 Hunting Season


Edward W. Chance Reserve — Coker Prairie Tract
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
January 16-18, 2015

Edward W. Chance Reserve — Gilley Creek Tract
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
January 2-4, 2015
February 6-8, 2015

Flying Eagle Preserve — Flying Eagle Nature Center [McGregor-Smith Scout Reservation] (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
November 7-9, and 21-23, 2014
January 9-11, 2015
February 3-5, 2015
March 14-15, 2015

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 27-30, 2014
October 3-7, and 18-20, 2014
November 1-4, 7-11, and 21-23, 2014
December 12-14, 2014
March 21-24, and 27-31, 2015

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 18-19, 24-26, and 31, 2014
November 1-2 and 7-9, 14-16, 2014
November 22, 2014 – January 18, 2015
January 24-25, and 31, 2015
February 1, 7-8, 14-15, and 21-22, 2015
February 26, 2015 – March 1, 2015
March 5-8, 2015
March 21, 2015 – April 26, 2015

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve – East Tract (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
July 3-6, 2014
August 9-10, 2014

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve — Hampton Tract (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
December 2-4, 2014
January 30 – 31, 2015
February 1, 13-15, and 24-26, 2015
April 10-12, 2015

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 6-9, and 18-21, 2014
January 22-25, 2015
February 2-5, and 11-14, 2015
March 21-24, and 30-31, 2015
April 1-2, 4-7, 13-16, and 18-21, 2015

Hunt dates when property is closed to horseback riding only:
October 22-24, 2014

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 10-12, 2014
February 20-22, and 27-28, 2015
March 1, 2015

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

Half Moon-Gum Slough (Wildlife Management Area)
• Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
• There are no campgrounds on this property.

Hunt dates when property is closed to horseback riding only:
October 3-5, 10-12, and 24-26, 2014
January 9-11, 16-18, and 23-25, 2015
March 14-15, and 27-29, 2015
April 3-5, and 10-12, 2015

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
November 1-3, 7-9, and 28-30, 2014
December 5-7, and 12-14, 2014

Hálpata Tastanaki Preserve (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
December 2-4, 2014
February 10-12, 2015

Lake Marion Creek — Horseshoe Scrub Tract
• Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
• There are no campgrounds on this property.

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 18-20, and 24-26, 2014
November 28-30, 2014
December 12-14, 26-28, 2014
January 2-4, 9-11, and 23-25, 2015
February 6-8, 2015
March 14-15, and 21-23, 2015
April 3-5, and 17-19, 2015

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 18-21, and 30, 2014
October 1-3, 9-12, 21-24, and 30-31, 2014
November 1-2, 11-14, and 27-30, 2014
December 9-12, 2014
March 26-29, 2015
April 7-10, and 23-26, 2015

Hunt dates when property is closed to horseback riding only:
January 23-25, 2015
February 20-22, 2015

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
January 9-11, 23-25, and 30, 2015
February 1, 6-8, and 20-22, 2015

Lake Panasoffkee (Wildlife Management Area) – Public Small Game Hunting Area
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
January 16-18, 23-25, and 30, 2015
February 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, and 27, 2015
March 1, 2015

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 12-14, 2014
January 16-18, and 30-31, 2015
February 1, and 13-15, 2015
March 27-29, 2015
April 10-12, 2015

Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
November 18-20, 2014
January 27-29, 2015

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 18-24, 2014
November 1-7, 2014
November 8 – December 7, 2014
December 20, 2014 – January 11, 2015

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 14-16, 2014

Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 2-5, 8-12, and 24-26, 2014
January 30-31, 2015
February 1, 13-15, and 27-28, 2015
March 1, 21-24, and 27-31, 2015

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.
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:
December 9-11, 2014
January 2-4, 16-18, and 30, 2015
February 1, 24-26, 2015
April 3-5, 2015

Upper Hillsborough Preserve — Alston Tract (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
November 4-6, 2014
December 12-14, 2015
January 6-8, 2015

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 11-13, 2014
December 6-7 and 13-14, 2014
January 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, and 31, 2015
February 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, and 28, 2015
March 1, and 25-26, 2015
April 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23, 2015

Weekiwachee Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
October 18-23, 2014
November 15-20, 2014
December 13-18, 2014
January 17-22, 2015
February 14-19, 2015

Conservation Lands of Southwest Florida

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