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SRWMD offers property for hunting and fishing lease

SRWMD offers property for hunting and fishing lease

LIVE OAK, FL, May 9, 2012 – The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is offering for lease its 836-acre Mud Swamp Tract in Alachua and Bradford counties. The lessee will have exclusive recreational use of the property for hunting and fishing purposes.

“This pilot project affords us the opportunity to expand hunting and fishing opportunities to the public while also furthering the District’s efforts to maintain water resources and manage natural resources and public use facilities on District lands,” said Bob Heeke, District senior land resources manager.

The property would be open to the leaseholder and the leaseholder’s guests to allow up to 15 hunters at a time to enjoy the property.

Individuals interested in the property may download the lease form and bid instructions at http://www.mysuwanneeriver.com/DocumentCenter/Home/View/6647.

The District must receive all completed leases by May 29 at noon for a respondent to be considered. Individuals may hand deliver or mail the forms to Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Gwen Lord, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, Fla. 32060. For more information call 386-362-1001 or 800-226-1066 (FL only).