On Andrews Wildlife Management Area opportunities for outdoor recreation abound throughout the year, although during hunting days, access to the area is only open to individuals who have 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 three weekends in January, and turkey hunts are held on two 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.

Hunters must comply with all hunting regulations
Hunting Regulations and Maps 

Andrews Hunt Calendar - Year-at-a-Glance PDF
(Calendar does not reflect migratory game bird hunting seasons.PDF)

Seasons SummaryDates (range July 2014 through June 2015)
Archery September 19-21 and 26-28
Supervised Youth October 18-19 and 25-26
Muzzleloading Gun October 31 through November 2 and November 7-9
General Gun November 14-16
Family Hunt November 29-30 and December 6-7
Small Game December 26-28, January 2-4 and 9-11
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.)
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.)


FWC Facts:
Like all North American terns, the least tern has long, pointed wings and a deeply forked tail. It is the smallest of Florida's terns.

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