Deer Management Unit - Zone A

Regulations for Zone A

Deer Management Unit - Zone A

DMU-A1, A2

All antlered deer must have at least 2 points (1 inch or more in length) on one side to be legal to take.  Hunters 16 years of age and older may not take during any season or by any method an antlered deer that does not have an antler with at least 2 points. However, youth 15-years-old and younger may take any antlered deer with at least one antler 5 or more inches in length.

Antlerless deer are deer that do not have antlers or have antlers less than 5 inches in length.  It is illegal to take spotted fawns.

DMU-A1

Antlerless deer may not be taken, except by antlerless deer permit.

Note:Taking deer is prohibited in the Florida Keys.

DMU-A2

Antlerless deer season on private lands only is Nov. 19-20. No antlerless deer may be taken in Collier County south of I-75 during these dates.

Note:  Taking ANY deer is illegal in that portion of Collier County lying south of S.R. 84 (I-75), west of S.R. 29, north of U.S. 41 and east of the western boundary of Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve.

DMU-A3

All antlered deer must have at least 3 points (1 inch or more in length) on one side OR have a main beam length of 10 inches or more to be legal to take. Hunters 16 years of age and older may not take during any season or by any method an antlered deer that does not have an antler with at least 3 points or a main beam length of at least 10 inches. However, youth 15-years-old and younger may take any antlered deer with at least one antler 5 or more inches in length.

Antlerless deer are deer that do not have antlers or have antlers less than 5 inches in length. It is illegal to take spotted fawns.

Antlerless deer season on private lands only is Nov. 19-22.

 

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