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


Field Condition as of October 2

Number of doves as of October 2


Allapattah Flats



more strips mowed this week

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

Caravelle Ranch


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



mowed millet this week, corn will be mowed Friday 

     fair  corn, sunflowers, dove proso

North Newberry



more strips mowed this week


 dove proso and bowntop millet



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