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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

128 Arbuckle: 13,925 acres in Polk County

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Quota permit required during weekend archery and muzzleloading gun, and spring turkey; camping allowed with landowner permit; horseback riding allowed only during nonhunting periods; recreational access allowed.

129 Avon Park AFR: 80,000 acres in Polk and Highlands counties

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Landowner permit required for all hunts and activities.

130 Babcock Ranch Preserve: 16,612 acres in Charlotte County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun,
general gun, mobility impaired, family and spring turkey.

131 Babcock/Webb: 64,874 acres in Charlotte County

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Quota permit required during archery, general gun and field trial quail;
camping, horseback riding, fishing and recreational access allowed with management area permit or daily-use fee, unless exempt.

132 Babcock/Webb—Punta Gorda Water Treatment Facility: 884 acres in Charlotte County

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Quota permit required when hog or dove hunting.

133 Babcock/Webb—Yucca Pens Unit: 15,230 acres in Charlotte and Lee counties

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Quota permit required during muzzleloading gun and general gun; horseback riding, fishing and recreational access allowed with management area permit or daily-use fee, unless exempt.

134 Chassahowitzka: 34,597 acres in Hernando County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-dog, youth turkey and spring turkey; horseback riding, hiking, fishing and recreational access allowed with management area permit or daily-use fee, unless exempt.

135 Croom: 20,595 acres in Hernando and Sumter counties

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

136 Everglades Headwaters Hatchineha Unit: 1,460 acres in Polk County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, family hunt, general gun, youth turkey and spring turkey; recreational access allowed except during periods open to hunting.

137 Green Swamp: 50,692 acres in Polk, Sumter, and Lake counties

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Quota permit required during general gun and spring turkey; camping allowed only during hunting periods by permit from FWC; recreational access allowed.

138 Green Swamp—West Unit: 34,335 acres Pasco County

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Special-opportunity permit required during archery, general gun and spring turkey; quota permit required during wild hog hunts; camping allowed only during hunting periods or with landowner permit; horseback riding allowed only during nonhunting periods and during small-game and wild hog-still hunts; recreational access allowed except during special-opportunity archery, general gun and spring turkey.

139 Hickory Hammock: 3,791 acres in Highlands County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, mobility-impaired, wild hog-still and spring turkey; camping and vehicle access allowed with landowner permit; recreational access allowed.

140 Hilochee: 9,369 acres in Lake and Polk counties

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, wild hog-still, youth turkey and spring turkey; fishing allowed with FWC permit; recreational access allowed with management area permit or daily-use fee, unless exempt.

141 Hilochee—Osprey Unit: 6,093 acres in Polk County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, family, wild hog hunts, youth turkey and spring turkey; horseback riding not allowed during wild hog-dog hunts; recreational access allowed.

142 KICCO: 6,647 acres in Polk and Osceola counties

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, wild hog-still and spring turkey; horseback riding, camping and vehicle access allowed with landowner permit; recreational access allowed.

143 Kissimmee River PUA: 27,215 acres in Glades, Highlands, Okeechobee, Osceola and Polk counties

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Quota permits are not required for this area; offers crossbow season; camping and horseback riding allowed with landowner permit; recreational access allowed.

144 Lake Marion Creek: 8,028 acres in Polk and Osceola counties

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-still, youth turkey and spring turkey; camping allowed only during nonhunting periods with landowner permit; vehicle access allowed with landowner permit; recreational access allowed.

145 Lake Wales Ridge WEA—Royce Unit: 2,641 acres in Highlands County

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Quota permit required during archery, general gun, youth turkey and spring turkey; horseback riding allowed only during nonhunting periods; recreational access allowed.

146 Lower Hillsborough: 2,774 acres in Hillsborough County

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Quota permit required during family and youth turkey; camping allowed with landowner permit; recreational access allowed.

147 Myakka State Forest Public Small-Game Hunting Area: 7,295 acres in Sarasota County

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Quota permits are not required for this area; during archery and muzzleloading gun, only wild hogs can be taken; recreational access allowed.

148 Upper Hillsborough: 5,178 acres in Polk and Pasco counties

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun and wild hog-dog; horseback riding allowed only during nonhunting periods with landowner permit; recreational access allowed.

149 Walk-in-the-Water: 6,034 acres in Polk County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun and spring turkey; camping allowed with landowner permit; horseback riding allowed only during nonhunting periods and during small game and spring turkey; recreational access allowed.

150 Weekiwachee: 2,845 acres in Hernando County

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Quota permit required during archery; recreational access allowed.