FWC Alligator Management Program

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Overall Goal of Alligator Management: Manage Florida's alligator population for its long-term well-being and the benefits of users.

 

 

Nuisance Alligator Hotline: 866-FWC-GATOR


Program News 

New! All permits for the Statewide Alligator Harvest Program have sold out. If you were awarded a permit in any of the application phases, you can confirm by checking your application status on your customer account at GoOutdoorsFlorida.com. Successful applicants will receive their license/permit/tags in the mail within 6 weeks.

New! Create awareness of the possible presence of alligators in ponds and canals with these signs.

Online Alligator Harvest Report Form for Statewide Alligator Harvest Program participants. You must know your FWC Customer ID number to access your records. This ID number is printed on the upper left side of your Alligator Trapping License and can be found on your hunting and fishing licenses. If you complete the online form, then you do not have to mail in a hard copy form, unless you transfer your alligator carcass to a commercial alligator processor, then you must also complete or print out a hard copy of the alligator harvest report form,icon_pdf.gif and a copy of this form must be transferred with the carcass.



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