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Posted on: May 9, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Quota Permits on District Lands

LIVE OAK, FLA., May 9, 2017 – This hunting season, be sure to submit your quota permit application to hunt on select Suwannee River Water Management District (District) lands. The District has more than 100,000 acres of public land for deer, hog, turkey, and small game hunting. Phase one of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation’s (FWC) quota permit application period lasts from May 15 to June 15 for archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, youth turkey, spring turkey, tracking, and family hunt quota permits.

Quota permits prevent overcrowding and control the harvest of game on wildlife management areas (WMA) and wildlife and environmental areas (WEA). District lands that require quota permits include Devil’s Hammock, Holton Creek, and Little River, as well as these WMAs: Big Shoals, Cypress Creek, Mallory Swamp, Middle Aucilla, Steinhatchee Springs, and Twin Rivers. Lands that do not require quota permits are Santa Fe Swamp, WEA, and these WMAs: Log Landing, Lower Econfina, and Troy Springs.

Quota applications can be completed online through the FWC permit application website,, at your county tax collector’s office, or with a licensing agent. To obtain more information about quota applications or to view a comprehensive list of hunting areas, please contact FWC at 386.758.0525 or visit

The mission of the Suwannee River Water Management District is to protect and manage water resources using science-based solutions to support natural systems and the needs of the public. The District holds true to the belief of water for nature, water for people. Headquartered in Live Oak, Florida, the District serves 15 surrounding north-central Florida counties.

For more information about the District, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter, search @SRWMD.

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