Andrews - Planning Your Visit

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Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound throughout the year, although during hunting days, the area is only open to individuals with a quota hunt permit. Small, high-quality hunts for deer and feral hog are held on several weekends in the fall. Small game hunts occur on weekends in January, and turkey hunts are held on a few weekends in March and April. Bank fishing is excellent along the Suwannee River shoreline and is best in April, May and June. In the fall and spring, temperatures are usually pleasant. These are the best times to hike or bike and to see a variety of migratory birds.

Andrews Hunt Calendar
- Year-at-a-Glance

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Seasons Summary Dates (range July 2014 through June 2015)
Archery September 19-21 and 26-28
Muzzleloading Gun October 31- November 2 and 7-9
General Gun November 14-16
Family Hunt November 29-30 and December 6-7
Spring Turkey

March 27-29 and April 17-19 (Legal shooting hours are 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1 p.m. Hunters must exit the area by 2 p.m.)

Spring Turkey - Youth March 14-15 (Legal shooting hours are 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1 p.m. Hunters must exit the area by 2 p.m.)
Small Game

December 26-28, January 2-4 and 9-11

Does not reflect Federal migratory game bird hunting seasons.



FWC Facts:
The world's whooping crane population has gradually increased from a low of 22 birds in 1941 to 503 birds in 2009.

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