Florida Small Game Hunting

rabbitFlorida has a wide variety of small-game hunting opportunities. However, many people simply do not know the best places to go. This web page was designed to give individuals an idea/recommendation of the best places to small-game hunt in Florida, and provide general small-game hunting info.

Many people don't know that their local Wildlife Management (WMA) and Public Small-Game Hunting Areas (PSGHA) are excellent places to go small-game hunting.



In an effort to better inform the public of the best small-game hunting opportunities, a survey of area biologists was done. The biologists were asked to assess the hunting outlook on their respective area (poor, fair, good or excellent). The outlook was then combined with harvest from the previous year and a table was compiled. The tables, rank the best small-game opportunities in a region and statewide.


Best Small-Game Hunting Areas Adobe PDF

NW Region | NC Region | NE Region | SW Region | S Region


If after reviewing the information on this web site, you still have questions, you can e-mail them to dovehotline@myfwc.com , or you can call or write one of the regional offices listed below.

For more specific information on small-game hunting in your area, contact your local FWC regional office listed below:


Northwest Region, 3911 Highway 2321, Panama City, FL 32409-1658 - Telephone (850) 265-3676

North Central Region, Route 7, Box 440, Lake City, FL 32055 - Telephone (386) 758-0525

Northeast Region, 1239 S.W. 10th St., Ocala, FL 34474-2797 - Telephone (352) 732-1225

Southwest Region, 3900 Drane Field Rd., Lakeland, FL 33811-1207 - Telephone (863) 648-3200

South Region, 8535 Northlake Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33412-3303 - Telephone (561) 625-5122

FWC Facts:
American alligators have 78 to 82 teeth and may lose and replace 2,000 to 3,000 teeth in a lifetime.

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