Ocklawaha Prairie Small Game Hunting Area

As directed by Chapter 373, Florida Statutes (FS), the District seeks to preserve natural resources, fish and wildlife, and whenever practical, to open lands to the general public for recreational use. Areas open to hunting include Orange Creek. Emeralda Marsh, and Ocklawaha Prairie Small Game Hunting Areas.

A management area permit is required to hunt all public small game hunting areas. Worksheets are available below.



FWC Facts:
Adult white-tailed deer in Florida average 125 lbs. for bucks, 95 lbs. for does. The Key deer subspecies is noticeably smaller, averaging just 27 in. tall and 55-70 lbs.

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