Special Opportunity Dove Fields Update

Update - Special Opportunity Fields

Previous hunt updates will be posted the Monday following a hunt.

Field condition and dove outlook updates will be posted by close of business on the Thursday prior to each hunt. 

There may be a delay during holiday periods.


Dove Field

Harvest report: 10/18 hunt


Field Condition as of October 17

Number of doves as of October 17


Allapattah Flats



more strips mowed this week

good benne, Egyptian wheat, dove proso

Caravelle Ranch



anticipate mowed strips in field 4 if its not too wet. 

 fair, but the cold front might push some down  browntop, Japanese, and pearl millets, Egyptian wheat and Milo; 2 plantings

Frog Pond North



more strips mowed this week.


 browntop millet, 2 plantings

Hilochee WMA

22/51  fair - some hog damage. More strips disked this week      fair

 dove proso, Japanese  millet, benne

Koon Farm



mowed millet this week, corn will be mowed Friday 

     low- most birds are on the recently harvested peanut fields  corn, sunflowers, dove proso

North Newberry



more strips mowed/disked this week


 dove proso and bowntop millet



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