Special Opportunity Dove Fields Update

Update - Special Opportunity Fields

Previous hunt updates will be posted the Monday following a hunt.

Field condition and dove outlook updates will be posted by close of business on the Thursday prior to each hunt. 

There may be a delay during holiday periods.

 

Dove Field

Harvest report: 10/4 hunt

Hunters/Doves

Field Condition as of October 2

Number of doves as of October 2

Notes

Allapattah Flats

18/67

good 

more strips mowed this week

good -counted 136 coming in the field Friday morning benne, Egyptian wheat, dove proso

Caravelle Ranch

46/73

great, a little wet.

anticipate mowed strips in field 4 if its not too wet. 

 fair, but the cold front might push some down  browntop, Japanese, and pearl millets, Egyptian wheat and Milo; 2 plantings

Frog Pond North

 25/145  excellent       fair

 browntop millet, 2 plantings

Hilochee WMA

30/12  fair - some hog damage      fair

 dove proso, Japanese  millet, benne

Koon Farm

 14/6

excellent

mowed millet this week, corn will be mowed Friday 

     fair  corn, sunflowers, dove proso

North Newberry

 4/5

good

more strips mowed this week

      fair

 dove proso and bowntop millet

 

 



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