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Learn to stay safe in the woods – take a hunter safety class

June 05, 2017 

You can register for a hunter safety class by going to MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by contacting your nearest FWC regional office.  

Apply for alligator and fall hunt permits in May!

May 01, 2017 

May is here, and so is the start of the Phase I application period for applying for alligator and fall quota, special opportunity and national wildlife refuge hunt permits.  

Florida’s WMA system turns 75; nearly 6 million acres strong

April 03, 2017 

WMAs are managed for conservation and recreation, and offer diverse and exciting public hunting opportunities.  

Hunt spring turkeys on 42 WMAs without a quota

March 03, 2017 

Spring turkey season south of S.R. 70 runs March 4 through April 9. In the rest of the state (except for Holmes County), it is March 18 through April 23. In Holmes County, the season is March 18 through April 2. 

Zone D’s late muzzleloader season extends deer hunting opportunity through February

February 03, 2017 

The 2016-2017 hunting seasons are winding down, however, there are still great opportunities to get out there.  

Make a kid’s first hunting trip great

January 09, 2017 

When you can, offer to take somebody new hunting – be a mentor and help connect others with nature by introducing them to a longstanding tradition that is such a big part of our American culture. 

Everything you need to know about duck and dove hunting regulations

December 05, 2016 

Hunting during the holidays is such a longstanding tradition in our country, which allows hunters to participate in the management and conservation of wildlife while putting healthy, free-range protein on our family’s dinner table.  

Easy guide to Florida’s fall hunting seasons

November 01, 2016 

With one of the longest deer seasons in the nation and nearly 6 million acres of public hunting lands, Florida offers hunters many opportunities to get out and enjoy November's cooler weather.  

What every hunter ought to know about Florida’s early fall hunting seasons

October 03, 2016 

Three hunting seasons are just around the corner: muzzleloading gun, gray squirrel and the first phase of dove.  

Why not try bowhunting?

September 01, 2016 

Bowhunting continues to grow in popularity with one-third of hunters reporting they hunt with a bow.  

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