Alligator Hunting News

Gator Trapper Funding Sought
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) agreed today to try to find funding to help the state's nuisance alligator trappers stay in business. Nuisance trappers remove 7,000 nuisance gators in a typical year in the interest of human safety.
FWC Hopes To Help Alligator Trappers
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) agreed Wednesday to try to find a way to help the state's financially strapped nuisance alligator trappers. Commissioners heard from trappers during the first day of their Nov. 20-22 meeting at Hawk's Cay Resort on Duck Key.
Wild Alligator Season Set
The statewide wild alligator season has been set by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission. The commission voted unanimously to accept a resolution and declaration of emergency that will officially set the season from Wednesday, August 28 through September 30. The resolution was presented by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries at the commission's July 2 meeting.
Gator Hunting Anyone?
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will begin accepting applications May 1 from hunters who want to test their prowess in pursuit of alligators. Applications will be available at all FWC regional offices, and Internet users can download applications from the agency’s Alligator Management Program Web site at wld.fwc.state.fl.us/gators/public.htm.