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Wild turkey

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Nassau WMA consists of close to 14,000 acres in central Nassau County between CR 108 and SR A1A. The area consists primarily of pine plantations. In the wetter drains, creeks, and cypress domes wood ducks, sandhill cranes, and wading birds may be seen. Access to the area is allowed only from the Saturday prior to the archery season through the last day of the spring turkey season and requires a recreational use permit. The area is considered to have good deer and turkey populations. Fishing is permitted during periods when the area is open for hunting or scouting. Camping is prohibited.

Rules Regarding Dogs

  • For purposes other than hunting, dogs are allowed, but must be kept under physical restraint at all times. Dogs are prohibited in areas posted as "Closed to Public Access" by FWC administrative action. No person shall allow any dog to pursue or molest any wildlife during any period in which the taking of wildlife by the use of dogs is prohibited.
  • Hunting dogs may be taken onto the WMA after 8 a.m. the day before the opening of a season and shall be removed the last day of the spring turkey season. Hunting deer with dogs is prohibited. Hunting with dogs is prohibited except bird dogs and retrievers are allowed during general gun and small game seasons. Dogs are prohibited in areas posted as "Closed to Public Access" by FWC administrative action. No person shall allow any dog to pursue or molest any wildlife during any period in which the taking of wildlife by the use of dogs is prohibited. Dogs on leashes may be used for trailing wounded game.



FWC Facts:
The oystercatcher is one of the largest and heaviest of Florida's shorebirds. It is striking in appearance: dark brown, black and white, with a bright red bill.

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