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

Hunters/Doves

Field Condition as of October 17

Number of doves as of October 17

Notes

Allapattah Flats

 20/26

good 

more strips mowed this week

good benne, Egyptian wheat, dove proso

Caravelle Ranch

n/a

good.

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

31/259

 good

more strips mowed this week.

      fair

 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

 4/2

excellent

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

 3/6

good

more strips mowed/disked this week

      fair

 dove proso and bowntop millet

 

 



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