Alligator Hunting News

Nuisance Alligators Responsibility of Property Owners in South Carolina
The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Alligator Management Program issues permits for the removal and disposition of nuisance alligators to property owners, property owners associations, property holding companies and local governments or their agents.
Georgia DNR Seeks Input on Hunting Regulations
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) will hold three public hearings to receive input on proposed changes to the hunting regulations for the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 seasons. The public hearings are scheduled for Tuesday, April 17 in Newnan, Wednesday, April 18 in Cordele and Thursday, April 19 in Jasper.
Arkansas G&F Commission Sets Hunting Seasons
For the first time in modern history, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is proposing an alligator hunting season in the state. Forty alligator possession tags will be available for certain public and private lands in southwest and southeast Arkansas. The proposed season would be the last two weekends in September.
First Texas Spring Alligator Season Opens April 1
For the first year in "non-core" counties outside historical alligator habitat in southeast Texas, a spring alligator hunting season will run April 1-June 30.
Florida Seeking Input on Alligator Management
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host a series of public meetings statewide during the next two months to find out if better options exist for managing and providing access to Florida’s alligator resource.
Florida to Discuss Alligator Management
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will discuss results of a recent online survey concerning public attitudes about alligator management when the FWC meets at Key Largo Dec. 6-7.
Louisiana Record Retrap Alligator Harvested
Glenn Capdepon now holds the Louisiana record for the largest "farm retrap" alligator ever captured after hauling in a 12 and a half footer on Sept. 10 in Tensas Parish.
Alabama Alligator Attack
An Opelika man who killed an alligator after it allegedly attacked him while fishing admitted that he had been attempting to catch an alligator a few days prior to the incident.
Louisiana Men Cited for Alligator Hunting Violations
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited Daniel A. Edgar, 57, and Joey Edgar, 37, both of Franklin on 20 counts each of allegedly taking alligators from unapproved areas in St. Martin and Iberia Parishes.
Forty Gators Bagged During Alabama's First Alligator Season
When Gov. Bob Riley announced Alabama's first-ever regulated alligator hunting season would take place August 18-24, 2006 in the Mobile Delta, you could hear a splash of excitement from hunters who wanted to participate.