Hunting by Species

Alligator Alligator

Managing Florida's alligator population for its long-term well-being and the benefits of users.


Burmese PythonPythonThumb

Burmese pythons and other conditional non-native snakes and lizards can be hunted on several areas in south Florida. 


deerDeer

White-tailed deer can be found throughout Florida from the panhandle to the keys.

 


doveDove

The Mourning dove is the most hunted migratory game bird in North America.

 


duckDuck/Waterfowl

Wetland habitat covers a vast expanse of Florida, and much of this habitat is open and available for public hunting.


quailQuail

The Northern bobwhite is a medium-sized, round-bodied bird with a short tail and neck.

 


squirrelSmall-game

Florida has a wide variety of small-game hunting opportunities.

 

 


turkeyTurkey

One of the most coveted and sought-after game species in Florida is the Osceola turkey.

 


hogWild Hog

Wild pigs are the second-most popular large animal hunted in Florida.



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