Hopkins Prairie Unit Question

by Russell
(Apopka, Fla)

November 14, 2011, QUESTION: Why are does not allowed to be hunted in Hopkins Prairie Unit ever? With so many its over run with does in ocala.

ANSWER: With Ocala WMA being Florida's second largest and in close proximity to a area of dense population, the FWC has established liberal limits for the taking of the young age class bucks to allow everyone a chance at a buck instead of imposing an
antler restriction limit such as fork-horn or six or better rules. Therefore, the high doe population is necessary to allow for maximum recruitment each year of more buck fawns.

Kenny Presnell

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