Florida Deer Hunting Guides and Outfitters
The state of Florida is well know for it's fishing opportuniteis but one thing that many hunters don't know is that Florida has a large population of whitetail deer and some nice bucks are taken in Florida every year.
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) can be found throughout Florida from the panhandle to the keys. Florida Whitetails vary in size depending on the habitat in which they occur. Adult male deer in Florida average 115 pounds while the smaller females average 90 pounds. The Key deer subspecies (Odocoileus virginianus clavium) is notably smaller, averaging just 27 inches at the shoulders and weighing 80 pounds.
The whitetailed deer is the most popular game species in Florida; more than 100,000 hunters annually pursue this exciting quarry on both private and public lands.
ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF WHITE-TAILED DEER IN FLORIDA