Florida Hunting News

Florida Offers Reward in Dead Bear Case
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigators are hoping a reward up to $1,000 will prompt someone to step forward with information about who killed a large black bear Oct. 25 in the Lynne area on the edge of the Ocala National Forest.
Florida Spring Turkey Quota Hunts
Hunters looking to do some turkey hunting on most of Florida’s wildlife management areas during the 2007 spring turkey season need to apply for quota hunt permits beginning 10 a.m. (EST), Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006.
Florida FWC Laws Have New Teeth
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissioners (FWC) approved a measure Wednesday to join 23 other states in a pact to suspend hunting and fishing license privileges for anyone committing...
Florida to Conduct Bonus Drawing for Recreational Use Permits
A "bonus" drawing for recreational use permits for Gulf Hammock, Grove Park, Relay and Fort McCoy wildlife management areas will be conducted Thursday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. (EDT) by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC).
Florida Spring Turkey Hunt Applications Available
Special-opportunity spring turkey hunt applications for the 2007 season are now available from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).
Florida Announces 2006-2007 Hunting Season Dates
2006-2007 hunting season dates are announced by the FWC for turkey, deer, bobcat, otter and small game.
Florida Offers Free Classes on Gator Hunting
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering alligator hunters no-cost, three-hour classes to help prepare alligator hunters for the coming statewide alligator harvest, which runs Aug. 15 through Nov. 1. Reservations are not required to attend a class.
Gator Hunters Get Longer Season and Multiple Permits
At its February 2006 meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved changes to the statewide alligator harvest program to offer alligator hunters a longer season and a chance to buy multiple permits during this year’s hunts.
Special-Opportunity Hunts Offer Quality Experiences
If you’re looking for a quality hunting experience, look no further. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering hunters unique fall season hunts for deer, wild hogs and released quail on the state’s best public hunting lands.
Areas to Spring Turkey Hunt without Special-Opportunity
If you were not lucky enough to get drawn for a spring turkey special-opportunity or quota permit, do not fret because there are numerous wildlife management areas (WMAs) that do not require them.