On Andrews Wildlife Management Area opportunities for outdoor recreation abound throughout the year, although during hunting days, access to the area is only open to individuals who have a quota hunt permit. Small, high-quality hunts for deer and feral hog are held on several weekends in the fall. Small game hunts occur on three weekends in January, and turkey hunts are held on two weekends in March and April. Bank fishing is excellent along the Suwannee River shoreline and is best in April, May, and June. In the fall and spring, temperatures are usually pleasant. These are the best times to hike or bike and to see a variety of migratory birds.

Hunters must comply with all hunting regulations
Hunting Regulations and Maps 

Andrews Hunt Calendar - Year-at-a-Glance PDF
(Calendar does not reflect migratory game bird hunting seasons.PDF)

Seasons SummaryDates (range July 2013 through June 2014)
Archery September 20-22 and 27-29
Supervised Youth October 19-20 and 26-27
Muzzleloading Gun November 1-3 and 8-10
General Gun November 15-17
Family Hunt November 30 - December 1 and December 7-8
Small Game December 27-29, January 3-5 and 10-12
Spring Turkey - Youth March 8-9 (Legal shooting hours are 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1 p.m.  Hunters must exit the area by 2 p.m.)
Spring Turkey March 21-23 and April 11-13 (Legal shooting hours are 1/2 hour before sunrise until 1 p.m.  Hunters must exit the area by 2 p.m.)


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