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Northwest Region

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Wildlife management areas (WMAs)

NOTE: In addition to hunting licenses and related permits and management area permits, other permits or tags may be required for all or parts of a season. These requirements vary by area. For specific details on permit requirements and exemptions, consult the WMA brochure for each area you wish to hunt. They are available at MyFWC.com/HuntingFWC regional offices and some county tax collectors’ offices.

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Archery season

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Muzzleloading gun season

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Archery/muzzleloading gun season

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General gun season

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Small-game season

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Spring turkey season

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Family hunts

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Camping allowed

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Hog hunting season

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Hog dogs allowed

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Deer dogs allowed

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Night raccoon hunting

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Horseback riding allowed

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Hiking trails

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Fishing

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Mobility-impaired hunts

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Youth turkey season

1Apalachee: 7,952 acres in Jackson County

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Quota permit required during general gun and spring turkey; recreational access allowed.

2 Apalachicola: 581,290 acres in Franklin, Leon, Liberty and Wakulla counties

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Quota permits are not required for this area; recreational access allowed.

3 Apalachicola—Bradwell Unit: 1,420 acres in Liberty County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, family, wild hog-still, wild hog-dog and spring turkey; recreational access allowed.

4 Apalachicola River WEA: 86,140 acres in Franklin and Gulf counties

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Quota permits are not required for this area; camping in designated campgrounds allowed only by FWC permit; recreational access allowed.

5 Aucilla: 50,471 acres in Jefferson and Taylor counties

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Quota permit required during general gun and on portions of area during archery, muzzleloading gun and family; recreational access allowed.

6 Beaverdam Creek: 1,317 acres in Liberty County

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Quota permit required during muzzleloading gun, family and spring turkey; recreation access allowed.

7 Blackwater: 191,651 acres in Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties

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Quota permit required during general gun, family, quail and archery/muzzleloading gun; recreational access allowed.

8 Blackwater—Carr Unit: 590 acres in Santa Rosa County

Special-opportunity released quail permit required.

9 Blackwater—Hutton Unit: 7,629 acres in Santa Rosa County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, mobility-impaired, general gun, quail, youth turkey and spring turkey; recreational access allowed only during nonhunting periods.

10 Box-R: 11,216 acres in Franklin County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-still, wild hog-dog and spring turkey; recreational access allowed.

11 Chipola River: 9,094 acres in Jackson and Calhoun counties

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Quota permits are required on portions of the area during archery, muzzleloading gun, family, youth turkey and spring turkey; recreational access allowed.

12 Choctawhatchee River: 57,688 acres in Bay, Holmes, Walton and Washington counties

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Quota permit required during youth turkey and spring turkey; recreational access allowed.

13 Econfina Creek: 41,424 acres in Bay, Jackson and Washington counties

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, mobility-impaired, general gun, youth turkey and spring turkey; recreational access allowed.

14 Eglin AFB: 250,000 acres in Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties

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Landowner permit required for all hunting seasons and activities.

15 Escambia River: 35,413 acres in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties

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Quota permits are not required for this area; recreational access allowed.

16 Flint Rock: 16,537 acres in Jefferson and Wakulla counties

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Recreational use permit required for all hunting seasons and activities; recreational access allowed only during hunting periods.

17 Joe Budd: 11,133 acres in Gadsden County

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Quota permit required during archery, archery/muzzleloading gun and summer hog hunts; camping allowed with landowner permit; fishing and recreational access allowed only during nonhunting periods.

18 Juniper Creek: 914 acres in Calhoun County

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Family and youth hunts only; landowner zone tag required for all hunts; recreational access allowed only during nonhunting periods.

19 L. Kirk Edwards WEA: 1,712 acres in Leon County

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Quota permit required during archery, family, archery/muzzleloading gun, youth turkey and spring turkey; recreational access allowed except from a half-hour before sunrise to 1 p.m. during youth and spring turkey hunts.

20 Lafayette Creek: 3,160 acres in Walton County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, family and spring turkey; fishing and recreational access allowed only during nonhunting periods.

21 Ochlockonee River: 2,790 acres in Leon County

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Quota permit required during archery/muzzleloading gun, youth turkey and summer hog hunts; fishing and recreational access allowed 1.5 hours before sunrise until 1.5 hours after sunset.

22 Perdido River: 6,261 acres in Escambia County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, archery/muzzleloading gun, family, youth turkey and spring turkey; horseback riding allowed on designed trails; recreational access allowed.

23 Pine Log: 6,911 acres in Bay and Washington counties

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Quota permit required during muzzleloading gun, general gun and youth turkey;
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24 Point Washington: 15,247 acres in Walton County

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Quota permit required during general gun; recreational access allowed.

25 St. Marks NWR: 32,000 acres in Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties

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Landowner permit required for all hunting seasons; recreational access allowed.

26 St. Vincent NWR: 11,400 acres in Franklin County

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Landowner permit required for all hunting seasons and camping; recreational access allowed.

27 Talquin: 3,053 acres in Leon County

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Quota permit required during general gun and youth turkey; recreational access allowed 1.5 hours before sunrise until 1.5 hours after sunset.

28 Tate’s Hell: 187,710 acres in Franklin and Liberty counties

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Quota permit required during general gun and spring turkey; camping allowed with landowner permit; recreational access allowed.

29 Tate’s Hell—Womack Creek Unit: 13,754 acres in Franklin and Liberty counties

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, youth turkey and spring turkey; camping allowed with landowner permit; recreational access allowed.

30 Tyndall AFB: 12,500 acres in Bay County

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Landowner permit required for all hunting seasons and activities.

31 Wakulla: 4,045 acres in Wakulla County

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Quota permit required during archery, archery/muzzleloading gun, youth turkey and spring turkey.

32 Yellow River: 29,696 acres in Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, youth turkey and spring turkey; recreational access allowed.

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