If you suspect a fish, wildlife, boating, or environmental law violation, report it to the FWC's Wildlife Alert Reward Program: 888-404-FWCC (3922).
Cell phone users can reach us at *FWC or #FWC, depending on your service provider.
If your information results in an arrest, you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. See Reward Categories for details.
Report violations via text message.
Most cell phones allow users to send text messages directly to an email address. You can text Tip@MyFWC.com; standard usage fees may apply.
To be eligible for a reward...
You must obtain a confidential code number to be eligible for a reward. When reporting violations online, a code number will be sent to the email address you provide. If you do not wish to provide an email address, please call 888-404-FWCC to obtain a code number. The telephones are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
You may remain anonymous. You will not be required to testify in court. You may or may not be contacted for additional information, depending on your preference. It is important to report violations as soon as possible and provide as much detail as you can about the physical descriptions of violators, vehicles, license tag numbers, etc.
Examples of violations
- Illegal hunting
- Taking saltwater game fish out of season
- Taking protected wildlife species
- Boating under the influence
- Illegal tire dumping
Please help save Florida's fish, wildlife and natural resources by purchasing a Wildlife Alert membership. All memberships are tax-deductible. See our Membership page for a description of your membership privileges and to become a member today.
To report a nuisance alligator call 866-FWC-GATOR (866-392-4286).
If you suspect FWC fraud, waste, abuse or employee misconduct, report it to the FWC's Inspector General.