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Gray squirrel season opens on private lands

News Release

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Media contact: Northwest Region: Stan Kirkland, 850-265-3676;
All other regions: Tony Young, 850-488-7867

Florida hunters have the opportunity to hit the woods this weekend on private property with the opening of gray squirrel season. Season dates are Oct. 12 through March 2, 2014, statewide on private lands.

Open dates for hunting squirrels on wildlife management areas differ, so consult the WMA brochure for the area you wish to hunt. These brochures are available online at (select “WMA Brochures”). Local tax collectors’ offices also have brochures for the WMAs in that county.

There is no open season in Florida for the taking of fox squirrels.

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