Limited Entry Hunt Application Periods and Deadlines

2015/2016 Season

All application periods begin at 10 a.m. (ET) on the first day of the application period and run through midnight on the last day. Worksheets and information about these hunts are available.

Alligator Permits from thru
Statewide Alligator Harvest Permits Phase I Applications 04/20/15 04/30/15
Permit Pickup Deadline   05/14/15
Phase II Applications 05/18/15 05/28/15
Permit Pickup Deadline   06/11/15
Phase III Applications 06/15/15 06/25/15
Permit Pickup Deadline None. Results and charges posted on 06/29/2015
Leftovers Phase 07/01/15 UNTIL FILLED
Dove Hunting Permits from thru
Daily Dove Phase I Applications 8/28/2015 9/7/2015
Permit Claim Deadline   9/20/2015
Phase II Leftovers 9/22/2015 UNTIL FILLED
Dove Club Phase I Applications 7/20/2015 7/30/2015
Permit Pickup Deadline   8/13/2015
Phase II Leftovers 8/17/2015 8/27/2015
Dupuis, Punta Gorda, and Royce Phase I Applications 8/28/2015 9/7/2015
Phase II Leftovers 9/15/2015 UNTIL FILLED
Green Swamp Camping Permits   from thru
Green Swamp Camping - Archery Phase I Applications 8/3/2015 8/13/2015
Phase II Leftovers 8/18/2015 UNTIL FILLED
Green Swamp Camping - Fish/Frog Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
Green Swamp Camping - General Gun Phase I Applications 10/1/2015 10/11/2015
Phase II Leftovers 10/16/2015 UNTIL FILLED
Green Swamp Camping - Hog Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
Green Swamp Camping - Small Game Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
Green Swamp Camping - Spring Turkey Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
National Wildlife Refuge Hunting Permits   from thru
Lake Woodruff Archery Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Permit Claim Deadline   7/20/2015
Phase II Leftovers 7/23/2015 UNTIL FILLED
Lake Woodruff Muzzleloading Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Permit Claim Deadline   7/20/2015
Phase II Leftovers  7/23/2015 UNTIL FILLED
Lower Suwannee Phase I Immediate Issuance 5/15/2015 UNTIL FILLED
Merritt Island Waterfowl Phase I Applications 09/18/15 09/28/15
Permit Claim Deadline   10/12/15
Phase II Leftovers 10/16/15 UNTIL FILLED
St. Marks Archery Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Permit Claim Deadline   7/20/2015
Phase II Leftovers 7/23/2015 UNTIL FILLED
St. Marks General Gun Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Permit Claim Deadline   7/20/2015
Phase II Leftovers 7/23/2015 UNTIL FILLED
St. Marks Mobility Impaired Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Permit Claim Deadline   7/20/2015
Phase II Leftovers 7/23/2015 UNTIL FILLED
St. Marks Spring Turkey Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
St. Vincent NWR White-Tail Archery and Primitive Weapons Phase I Immediate Issuance 07/16/15 UNTIL FILLED
St. Vincent Sambar Deer Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Permit Claim Deadline   7/20/2015
Phase II Leftovers 7/23/2015 UNTIL FILLED
Quota Hunt Permits   from thru
Airboat Quota Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Phase II Applications 6/22/2015 7/2/2015
Leftovers and Reissues 7/8/2015 2/28/2016
Archery Quota Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Phase II Applications 6/22/2015 7/2/2015
Leftovers and Reissues 7/8/2015 2/28/2016
Family Quota Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Phase II Applications 6/22/2015 7/2/2015
Leftovers and Reissues 7/8/2015 2/28/2016
General Gun Quota Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Phase II Applications 6/22/2015 7/2/2015
Leftovers and Reissues 7/8/2015 2/28/2016
Mobility Impaired Quota Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Phase II Applications 6/22/2015 7/2/2015
Leftovers and Reissues 7/8/2015 2/28/2016
Muzzleloading Quota Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Phase II Applications 6/22/2015 7/2/2015
Leftovers and Reissues 7/8/2015 2/28/2016
Quail Quota Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Applications TBD TBD
Leftovers and Reissues TBD TBD
Spring Turkey Quota Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Applications TBD TBD
Leftovers and Reissues TBD TBD
Track Quota Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Phase II Applications 6/22/2015 7/2/2015
Leftovers and Reissues 7/8/2015 2/28/2016
Wild Hog Quota Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Phase II Applications 6/22/2015 7/2/2015
Leftovers and Reissues 7/8/2015 2/28/2016
Youth Quota Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Phase II Applications 6/22/2015 7/2/2015
Leftovers and Reissues 7/8/2015 2/28/2016
Youth Spring Turkey Quota Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Applications TBD TBD
Leftovers and Reissues TBD TBD
Recreational Use Permits   from thru
Gulf Hammock Phase I Renewals 4/15/2015 5/15/2015
Phase II Leftovers 6/15/2015 UNTIL FILLED

Flint Rock

Phase I Renewals 4/15/2015 5/15/2015
Phase II Applications 5/18/2015 5/28/2015
Permit Claim Deadline   6/11/2015
Phase III Leftovers 6/15/2015 UNTIL FILLED

Grove Park

Phase I Renewals 4/15/2015 5/15/2015
Phase II Applications 5/18/2015 5/28/2015
Permit Claim Deadline   6/11/2015
Phase III Leftovers 6/15/2015 UNTIL FILLED
Special Opportunity Hunt Permits   from thru
Special Opp Spring Turkey Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Round 1 Permit Pickup Deadline   TBD
Round 2 Permit Pickup Deadline   TBD
Round 3 Permit Pickup Deadline   LAST HUNT DAY
Special Opportunity Fall Phase I Applications 5/15/2015 6/15/2015
Round 1 Permit Pickup Deadline   7/20/2015
Round 2 Permit Pickup Deadline   8/24/2015
Round 3 Permit Pickup Deadline   LAST HUNT DAY
Waterfowl and Snipe Hunting Permits   from thru
Goodwin/Broadmoor Waterfowl Period #1 Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
Goodwin/Broadmoor Waterfowl Period #2 Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
Goodwin/Broadmoor Waterfowl Period #3 Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
Ocklawaha Prairie Snipe Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
Ocklawaha Prairie Waterfowl Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
September Waterfowl Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
STA 3/4 - Saturday Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
STA 3/4 - Sunday Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
STA1W - Saturday Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
STA1W - Sunday Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
STA5 Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
Youth Waterfowl Quota Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED
STA2 - Saturday Phase I Applications TBD TBD
Phase II Leftovers TBD UNTIL FILLED

Note:

TBD = To Be Determined; Drawing results are posted 5-7 days after deadline

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2014/2015 Season

All application periods begin at 10 a.m. (ET) on the first day of the application period and run through midnight on the last day. Worksheets and information about these hunts are available.

Alligator Permits from thru
Statewide Alligator Harvest Permits Phase I Applications 04/25/14 05/05/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 05/19/14
Phase II Applications 05/23/14 06/02/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD

06/16/14

Phase III FCFS Leftovers 06/20/14  09/12/14
Dove Hunting Permits from thru
 Daily Dove Phase I Applications 08/29/14 09/08/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 09/22/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 09/24/14 UNTIL FILLED
 Dove Club Phase I Applications 07/18/14 07/28/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 08/11/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 08/15/14 08/25/14
Dupuis, Punta Gorda, and Royce Phase I Applications 08/29/14 09/08/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 09/15/14 UNTIL FILLED
Green Swamp Camping Permits   from thru
 Green Swamp Camping - Archery Phase I Applications 08/04/14 08/14/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 08/20/14 UNTIL FILLED
 Green Swamp Camping - Fish/Frog Phase I Applications 02/12/15 02/22/15
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 02/27/15 UNTIL FILLED
 Green Swamp Camping - General Gun Phase I Applications 10/03/14 10/13/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 10/17/14 UNTIL FILLED
 Green Swamp Camping - Hog Phase I Applications 10/30/14 11/09/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 11/14/14 UNTIL FILLED
 Green Swamp Camping - Small Game Phase I Applications 10/30/14 11/09/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 11/14/14 UNTIL FILLED
 Green Swamp Camping - Spring Turkey Phase I Applications 12/29/14 01/08/15
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 01/15/15 UNTIL FILLED
National Wildlife Refuge Hunting Permits   from thru
 Lake Woodruff Archery Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 08/07/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 08/11/14 UNTIL FILLED
 Lake Woodruff Muzzleloading Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 08/07/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 08/11/14 UNTIL FILLED
 Merritt Island Waterfowl Phase I Applications 09/18/14 09/28/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 10/12/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 10/15/14 UNTIL FILLED
 St. Marks Archery Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 08/07/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 08/11/14 UNTIL FILLED
 St. Marks General Gun Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 08/07/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 08/11/14 UNTIL FILLED
 St. Marks Mobility Impaired Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 08/07/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 08/11/14 UNTIL FILLED
 St. Marks Spring Turkey Phase I Applications 11/01/14 11/30/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 01/05/15
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 01/08/15 UNTIL FILLED
 St. Vincent NWR White-Tail Archery and Primitive Weapons Phase I FCFS 07/15/14 UNTIL FILLED
 St. Vincent Sambar Deer Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 08/07/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 08/11/14 UNTIL FILLED
Quota Hunt Permits   from thru
 Airboat Quota Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Phase II Applications 07/10/14 07/20/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 07/30/14 03/31/15
 Archery Quota Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Phase II Applications 07/10/14 07/20/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 07/30/14 03/31/15
 Family Quota Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Phase II Applications 07/10/14 07/20/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 07/30/14 03/31/15
 General Gun Quota Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Phase II Applications 07/10/14 07/20/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 07/30/14 03/31/15
 Mobility Impaired Quota Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Phase II Applications 07/10/14 07/20/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 07/30/14 03/31/15
 Muzzleloading Quota Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Phase II Applications 07/10/14 07/20/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 07/30/14 03/31/15
 Quail Quota Phase I Applications 12/04/14 12/14/14
Phase II Applications 12/18/14  12/28/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 01/02/15 02/21/15
 Spring Turkey Quota Phase I Applications 11/01/14 11/30/14
Phase II Applications 12/05/14 12/14/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 12/19/14 04/26/15
 Track Quota Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Phase II Applications 07/10/14 07/20/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 07/30/14 03/31/15
 Wild Hog Quota Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Phase II Applications 07/10/14 07/20/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 07/30/14 06/30/15
 Youth Quota Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Phase II Applications 07/10/14 07/20/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 07/30/14 03/31/15
 Youth Spring Turkey Quota Phase I Applications 11/01/14 11/30/14
Phase II Applications 12/05/14 12/14/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 12/19/14 03/15/15
Recreational Use Permits   from thru
 Gulf Hammock Phase I Renewals 04/15/14 05/15/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 06/16/14 03/31/15

Flint Rock

Grove Park

Phase I Renewals 04/15/14 05/15/14
Phase II Applications 05/19/14 05/29/14
Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 06/12/14
Phase III FCFS Leftovers 06/16/14 03/31/15
Special Opportunity Hunt Permits   from thru
Special Opp Spring Turkey Phase I Applications 11/01/14 11/30/14
Round 1 Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 01/05/15
Round 2 Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 02/05/15
Round 3 Permit Pickup Deadline TBD LAST HUNT DAY
Special Opportunity Fall Phase I Applications 06/01/14 06/30/14
Round 1 Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 08/07/14
Round 2 Permit Pickup Deadline TBD 09/08/14
Round 3 Permit Pickup Deadline TBD LAST HUNT DAY
Waterfowl and Snipe Hunting Permits   from thru
Goodwin/Broadmoor Waterfowl Period #1 Phase I Applications 10/06/14 10/16/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 10/24/14 UNTIL FILLED
Goodwin/Broadmoor Waterfowl Period #2 Phase I Applications 10/27/14 11/06/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 11/14/14 UNTIL FILLED
Goodwin/Broadmoor Waterfowl Period #3 Phase I Applications 11/24/14 12/04/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 12/10/14 UNTIL FILLED
 Ocklawaha Prairie Snipe Phase I Applications 08/18/14 08/28/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 09/05/14 UNTIL FILLED
 Ocklawaha Prairie Waterfowl Phase I Applications 08/18/14 08/28/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 09/05/14 UNTIL FILLED
 September Waterfowl Phase I Applications 08/18/14 08/28/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 09/05/14 UNTIL FILLED
 STA 3/4 - Saturday Phase I Applications 10/03/14 10/13/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 10/17/14 UNTIL FILLED
 STA 3/4 - Sunday Phase I Applications 10/03/14 10/13/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 10/17/14 UNTIL FILLED
 STA1W - Saturday Phase I Applications 09/15/14 09/25/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 10/01/14 UNTIL FILLED
 STA1W - Sunday Phase I Applications 09/15/14 09/25/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 10/01/14 UNTIL FILLED
 STA5 Phase I Applications 09/15/14 09/25/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 10/01/14 UNTIL FILLED
 Youth Waterfowl Quota Phase I Applications 12/29/14 01/08/15
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 01/15/15 UNTIL FILLED
STA2 - Saturday Phase I Applications 10/03/14 10/13/14
Phase II FCFS Leftovers 10/17/14 UNTIL FILLED

Note: FCFS = First Come First Served

TBD = To Be Determined; Drawing results are posted 5-7 days after deadline

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