Tag Archives: hunting

Hunters Forgo The Store To Get Their Turkeys This Thanksgiving Season

By on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 4:39 pm

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Thanksgiving is approaching an instead of heading to the store to buy their turkeys, some people are taking the matter into their own hands. Some Gator Skeet and Trap Club members and employees are practicing their shots to prepare for hunting for their own turkeys.

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Newnans Lake Cypress Preserve Will Be First Park With On-Site Caretaker

By on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 8:39 am

Because only one local hunter applied for the position before the proposal’s initial Sept. 25 deadline, the county has extended the application cutoff to Oct. 8.

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In The News: Rising Chocolate Prices, Hunter Safety Courses, Rick Scott’s Voter Purge, Vocal Objections to ‘Navigator’ Ban

By on September 14th, 2013 | Last updated: September 14, 2013 at 4:21 pm

More Democrats decry ‘harmful, spiteful’ ban on ‘navigators’ as Scott avoids issue – An increasing number of high-profile Democrats are openly criticizing a Florida policy barring paid health care advisers from contacting patients at local health departments. The policy has [...]

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About 10,000 additional Suwannee acres designated for recreational hunting

By on October 29th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:54 pm

The Suwannee River Water Managment District has added nearly 10,000 acres for public hunting. Deer, hog, turkey and small game hunting is available on these and other District lands from September to April.

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Florida residents embarked on gator hunts in record numbers in 2011

By on October 17th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:08 pm

If you ask Alachua County gator hunter Johnny Bass how he got that scar on his forehead, you won’t get a straight answer. But he will tell you it involves gator hunting on Newnans Lake.

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