State of Florida restricts hunting around Spring Hill lake

Residents who complained earlier this year that duck hunting on the canals off Hunters Lake had turned their waterside homes into war zones can look forward to a quieter hunting season this winter.download (5)

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted July 18 to approve a request by the Hernando County Commission to restrict hunting on the canals.

In March, the County Commission voted to ask the Conservation Commission to designate 24 canals as a bird sanctuary, which would have prohibited hunters from pursuing duck on the canals.

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