An image of a small child fishing.

Through an agreement with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the refuge cooperatively manages fishing and hunting as part of the state’s wildlife management area wildlife management area
For practical purposes, a wildlife management area is synonymous with a national wildlife refuge or a game preserve. There are nine wildlife management areas and one game preserve in the National Wildlife Refuge System.

Learn more about wildlife management area
program. Fishing, hunting and other regulations for the program’s Arbuckle and Hatchineha Units can be found by searching at https://myfwc.com/hunting/wma-brochures/ or https://ocean.floridamarine.org/HGMSearch/BrochureDetails.aspx?sb=Categories&srctype=pfs&title=Kissimmee%20Bend%20Unit%20of%20the%20Everglades%20Headwaters or https://ocean.floridamarine.org/HGMSearch/BrochureDetails.aspx?sb=Categories&srctype=pfs&title=Arbuckle or https://ocean.floridamarine.org/HGMSearch/BrochureDetails.aspx?sb=Categories&srctype=pfs&title=Hatchineha%20Unit%20of%20the%20Everglades%20Headwaters

 

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