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Apply for alligator and fall hunt permits!

May 03, 2018 

Since 1988, the FWC has offered hunters the opportunity to take part in its annual statewide recreational alligator harvest that always runs Aug. 15 – Nov. 1.  

Go hog wild this spring and summer!

April 02, 2018 

This spring and summer, there will be numerous hog hunts (mostly on weekends) on several WMAs. 

Working together through partnerships, restoring turkeys in Holmes County is huge success

March 02, 2018 

Holmes County hunters will enjoy their first full-length spring turkey season after 20 years – a result of a successful wild turkey restoration project and partnership between the FWC, National Wild Turkey Federation and local landowners.  

Take a kid duck hunting during Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days

January 29, 2018 

The FWC, in conjunction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has established Feb. 3-4 as this year’s statewide Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days. 

FWC uses prescribed fire as best management tool for maintaining wildlife habitat

January 04, 2018 

Prescribed fire is the best and most cost-effective tool the FWC's wildlife managers have for managing wildlife habitat, especially large tracts.  

Learn about duck and dove hunting with new guide and webpage

December 01, 2017 

The new waterfowl guide and revamped dove hunting webpage are available for the second phase of waterfowl and coot season and the third phase of mourning and white-winged dove, which both open in December.  

Pledge to take someone hunting this fall

November 01, 2017 

Whether you prefer small-game hunting with friends and family or hunting solo and going after that monster buck, boar hog or big tom, November brings loads of great hunting opportunities. 

Take a trip back in time this hunting season

October 06, 2017 

Small game hunting provides a great opportunity for seasoned hunters to recruit new conservationists by passing on our hunting heritage to youth or adults new to hunting. 

New generation of hunters is emerging

September 20, 2017 

Besides hunting the rut, early bow seasons provide a great opportunity to take a mature whitetail and are among the best times to do so 

FWC asks hunters to help monitor for CWD

August 04, 2017 

We’re fortunate that CWD has not been found in Florida or our neighboring states. But it’s going to take the help of hunters to keep it that way. 

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