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FWCC judicial beat down in ‘deer dog’ case

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Remember the “deer dog” case? This is the one where several families were having their lives disrupted because a group of hunters in the Panhandle was allowing hounds-in-pursuit-of-deer to trample across private property. It’s a quirky case. The Blackwater Wildlife Management Area (BWMA) is managed by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) and, for historical reasons, several landowners live within its borders. These landowners have what are known as “outparcels” and some are as large as 65 acres.…

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