2017–2018 Hunting Season


Flying Eagle Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)
• 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:
March 17-20 and 23-27, 2018

Flying Eagle Preserve — Flying Eagle McGregor Smith Scout Reservation (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
April 13-15 and 30, 2018

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve — East (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
July 5-6, 2018

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve — East 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 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:
March 17, 2017 – April 22, 2018

Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve — West (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
May 3-4, 2018
August 9-10, 2018

Green Swamp Wilderness — 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:
April 1-3, 9-12, and 14-17, 2018

Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
April 6-8, 2018

Flying Eagle (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
June 7-8, 2018

Lake Panasoffkee (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:
April 3-6 and 19-22, 2018

Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)
• Camping reservations during hunts issued by the District (please indicate participation on family or youth hunts).
• Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
Hunting taking place but open to the public:
April 6-8, 2018

Potts Preserve (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
August 30-31, 2018

Potts Preserve (Non-Wildlife Management Area Public Use Area)
• Non-WMA public use area hunting open year-round in accordance with applicable state regulations and state zonal seasons.
• Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
Hunting takes place year-round on non-wildlife management public use area, but is open to the public:

Starkey Wilderness Preserve — Serenova Tract (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
January 5-7 and 19-21, 2018
April 6-8, 2018

Upper Hillsborough Preserve — Alston Tract (District-managed Hunts)
Hunt dates when property is closed to the public:
April 13-15, 2018

Upper Hillsborough Preserve (Wildlife Management Area)
• Camping during hunting dates is managed by FWC. Please visit MyFWC.com for more information.
• Please refer to the individual property page for available recreation.
Hunt dates when property is closed to horseback riding only:
April 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19, 2018

Conservation Lands of Southwest Florida

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