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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. 

Go primitive on St. Vincent Island or join the Dove Club

July 06, 2017 

Whether you prefer the solitude of hunting whitetails on St. Vincent Island or if you’d like to join the FWC’s Dove Club, you need to get your permit in July. 

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.  

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