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Hunting spots near Kissimmee Vacation Homes

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

Outdoors men on vacation in Orlando may be surprised by the number of hunting sports within a short drive of their Walt Disney World vacation home. Central Florida is known for its collection of deer, wild turkey, ducks, alligator, wild board and waterfowl.
Seminole Ranch Conservation area, located on County Road 420, features a hunting ground that’s part of a 28,000 acre reserve on both sides of the St. John’s River.The hunting schedule includes archery and muzzle guns from October through November, general gun in the third weekend of November, small game in November, December and January, hog season in January and February, and Spring turkey season in late march and early April.
If you’re planning to visit the Orlando area during turkey season, you can book a guided hunt with Jim Seymour Hunting. Seymour’s hunting grounds cover 20,000 private acres of fields, swamps and ridges, which are home to the coveted Osceola turkey, hardwood swamps, hammocks, scrub oaks and pine flat woods.
The Florida Osceola turkey hunting season begins the 3rd Saturday of March and runs thru 3rd Sunday of April. Bird hunting and large game hunting is offered starting in the fall and small game hunting is offered year ’round. Please contact us for seasons and available dates for deer, wild hog, quail, dove and pheasant hunts.
Bull Creek Wildlife Management Area covers 23,000 acres in eastern Osceola County, near the town of Holopaw.18 miles west of I-95 on U.S. Highway 192. Look for the brown Bull Creek sign on your right. Turn left on Crabgrass Rd and follow the dirt road until it dead ends (about 6 miles). In addition to the tremendous hunting grounds for turkey and deer, Bull Creek Wildlife Management area is also a favorite destination for hikers, with a 13.8 mile section of the Florida National Scenic Trail. Archery season begins September. 26 and continues through October. 25

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