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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/Hunting, FWC regional offices and some county tax collectors’ offices.

2011NE.pdf

80 Buck Lake: 9,291 acres in Brevard and Volusia counties

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif

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

81 Caravelle Ranch: 27,241 acres in Putnam and Marion counties

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

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

82 Charles H. Bronson: 9,754 acres in Orange and Seminole counties

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

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

83 Dunns Creek: 3,184 acres in Putnam County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, wild hog-still and spring turkey; horseback riding and recreational access allowed only during nonhunting periods.

84 Emeralda Marsh Public Small-Game Hunting Area: 6,476 acres in Lake County

2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Waterfowl, snipe, fishing and frogging area only. Camping allowed only by landowner permit.

85 Etoniah Creek: 7,185 acres in Putnam County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif

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

86 Fellsmere Area 1 Public Small-Game Hunting Area: 4,189 acres in Indian River County

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Waterfowl, fishing and frogging area only.

87 Fort Drum: 20,858 acres in Indian River County

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Special-opportunity permit required for deer and spring turkey; quota permit required during wild hog-still; horseback riding and recreational access allowed only during nonhunting periods.

88 Guana River: 9,815 acres in St. Johns County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif

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

89 Half Moon: 9,554 acres in Sumter County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-still, youth turkey and spring turkey; horseback riding only allowed during nonhunting periods and small-game season; recreational access allowed.

90 Herky Huffman/Bull Creek: 23,646 acres in Osceola County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun and general gun; camping allowed only during hunting periods; recreational access allowed.

91 Jumper Creek: 10,552 acres in Sumter County

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Quota permit required during muzzleloading gun and general gun; camping allowed but accessible by boat only; recreational access allowed.

92 Kissimmee Chain of Lakes Area: 21,000 acres in Osceola and Polk counties

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Quota permits are not required for this area; hog hunting allowed year round; offers crossbow season; camping allowed only by landowner permit; recreational access allowed.

93 Lake George: 39,642 acres in Putnam and Volusia counties

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

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

94 Lake George—Dexter/Mary Farms Unit: 14,377 acres in Volusia County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif

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

95 Lake Monroe: 3,098 acres in Volusia and Seminole counties

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

96 Lake Panasoffkee: 8,676 acres in Sumter County

2006archry1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006hog dog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Special-opportunity permit required during archery 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; recreational access allowed.

97 Lake Woodruff NWR: 21,574 acres in Volusia and Lake counties

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Landowner permit required during archery and muzzleloading gun; recreational access allowed.

98 Little Big Econ: 7,156 acres in Seminole and Volusia counties

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif

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

99 Marshall Swamp: 6,445 acres in Marion County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif

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

100 Matanzas: 4,688 acres in St. Johns County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif

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

101 Merritt Island NWR: 140,000 acres in Brevard County

2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Waterfowl, fishing and frogging area only. Quota permit required for all hunts.

102 Ocala: 385,349 acres in Marion, Putnam and Lake counties

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

103 Ocklawaha Prairie Public Small-Game Hunting Area: 2,400 acres in Marion County

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Waterfowl, snipe, fishing and frogging area only. Quota permit required for all hunts.

104 Ocklawaha River Gore’s Landing Unit: 2,917 acres in Marion County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

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

105 Orange Creek Public Small-Game Hunting Area: 3,423 acres in Marion and Alachua counties

2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Waterfowl, snipe, fishing and frogging area only.

106 Relay: 19,682 acres in Flagler County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog dog1.tif2006deer dog copy1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

Recreational use permit required for all hunts and activities; camping, horseback riding, fishing, recreational access allowed only during hunting periods.

107 Richloam: 58,146 acres in Hernando, Pasco, Sumter and Lake counties

2006archry1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006hog dog1.tif2006deer dog copy1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

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

108 Richloam—Baird Unit: 11,567 acres in Sumter County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

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

109 Rock Springs Run: 14,046 acres in Orange and Lake counties

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun and general gun; horseback riding allowed only during nonhunting periods, except during small-game season; recreational access allowed.

110 Ross Prairie: 3,527 acres in Marion County

2006small game1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif

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

111 Salt Lake: 7,805 acres in Brevard County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006hog dog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif

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

112 Seminole Forest: 12,616 acres in Lake County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, mobility-impaired, general gun and spring turkey; camping, recreational activities and access regulated by landowner during nonhunting periods.

113 Seminole Forest—Lake Tracy Unit: 9,292 acres in Lake County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif2006hog1.tif

Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-still and spring turkey; public access regulated by landowner during nonhunting periods.

114 Seminole Ranch: 6,000 acres in Orange County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006hog dog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-dog (first weekend) and spring turkey; horseback riding allowed only during nonhunting periods; recreational access allowed.

115 T. M. Goodwin: 6,270 acres in Brevard County

2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Waterfowl, snipe, fishing and frogging area only. Quota permit required for all hunts.

116 Three Lakes: 54,628 acres in Osceola County

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Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, mobility-impaired and general gun; camping allowed only during hunting periods; recreational activities allowed with management area permit or daily-use permit, unless exempt.

117 Three Lakes—Prairie Lakes Unit: 8,859 acres in Osceola County

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

118 Tiger Bay: 19,644 acres in Volusia County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

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

119 Tiger Bay—Rima Ridge Unit: 11,548 acres in Volusia County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

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

120 Tosohatchee: 30,701 acres in Orange County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006hog dog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006hiking1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Quota permit required during archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, wild hog-dog (on weekends) and spring turkey; camping, horseback riding and motorcycles allowed only during nonhunting periods; camping allowed with FWC permit; recreational access allowed.

121 Triple N Ranch: 16,295 acres in Osceola County

2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006hog1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006camping1.tif2006horseback1.tif2006fishing1.tif

Special-opportunity permit required for deer and spring turkey; quota permit required during wild hog-still; camping allowed only during hunting periods; horseback riding allowed only during nonhunting periods, except hunters may hunt from horseback during small-game season; recreational access allowed, except during special-opportunity hunts.

122 Twelve Mile Swamp: 9,460 acres in St. Johns County

2006archry1.tif2006powder1.tif2006hunting1.tif2006small game1.tif2006turkey-sprng1.tif2006centerfire1.tif2006fishing1.tif2011 youth turkey icon.tif

Recreational use permit required for all hunts and activities; recreational access allowed.

123 Upper St. Johns River Marsh: 120,386 acres in Brevard and Indian River counties

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

Legend

2006archry1.tif

Archery season

2006powder1.tif

Muzzleloading
gun season

2006a&m1.tif

Archery/muzzleloading
gun season

2006hunting1.tif

General gun season

2006small game1.tif

Small-game season

2006turkey-sprng1.tif

Spring turkey season

2006turkey-fall1.tif

Fall turkey hunting

2006camping1.tif

Camping
allowed

2006hog1.tif

Hog hunting season

2006hog dog1.tif

Hog dogs allowed

2006deer dog copy1.tif

Deer dogs allowed

2006centerfire1.tif

Centerfire
rifles allowed

2006horseback1.tif

Horseback riding allowed

2006hiking1.tif

Hiking
trails

2006fishing1.tif

Fishing allowed

handicapped_logo_small.tif

Mobility-impaired hunts

2011 youth turkey icon.tif

Youth turkey season

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