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Quail Enhancement Areas: 2023 Hunt Dates

Quail enhancement areas provide hunt opportunities at specified wildlife management areas that feature land management activities benefitting bobwhites.

See below for 2023 hunt dates and links to each WMA's regulations brochure. 

January 7, 11, 14, 21, 25, 28

February 4, 8, 11, 15

Apachicola WMA Regulations brochure

January 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28

February 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, and 25

Blackwater WMA Regulations brochure

January 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28

February 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18

Jennings Forest WMA Regulations brochure

January 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28

February 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25

Three Lakes WMA Regulations brochure

2022-2023 Hunting Season Information

Outside of the Wildlife Management Area System

Statewide Nov. 12 – March 5

Daily bag limit: 12

Possession limit: 24

Rifles, shotguns, pistols, muzzleloaders, air guns, crossbows and bows may be used. Quail also may be taken during archery, crossbow and muzzleloading gun seasons using the respective methods of take allowed during those seasons. 

Wildlife Management Areas 

If planning to hunt a wildlife management area (WMA), please consult the WMA regulations brochure for the area you wish to hunt as seasons, dates, and bag limits may differ from the statewide season.

Northern Bobwhite Quail