FL: Hunter cited after creating 'deer smorgasbord' in woods
October 27, 2010
Hunter cited after creating 'deer smorgasbord' in woods
SANTA ROSA COUNTY -- Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
officers recently cited a hunter who had created a "deer smorgasbord" near
his stand in the Blackwater Wildlife Management Area.
As an officer watched, the hunter added more apples to the spread that
already contained corn, apples, mineral blocks, sweet potatoes, mushrooms
and white potatoes, according to FWC's weekly report.
The officer approached the hunter and asked him about the baited area. He
also noticed that the hunter had driven off the designated roads and damaged
The hunter was cited for baiting in a management area, driving off the
road and damaging state property.
He was also told not to return until long after the "deer buffet" was
gone, the report said.
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