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Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in four counties in September

News Release

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Media contact: Bekah Nelson, 850-265-3676

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in four counties in September (list follows).

Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the online-completion report with them.

All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times.

Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). The FWC course satisfies hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces.

The locations and times are:

Franklin County
Sept. 15 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT)
Franklin County School
1250 U.S. Highway 98 in Eastpoint 

Jefferson County
Sept. 22 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT)
Jefferson Correctional Institution
1050 Big Joe Road in Monticello 

Walton County
Sept. 9 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT)
Walton County Sportsman Association Inc.
955 Smith Road in DeFuniak Springs 

Washington County
Sept. 22 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT)
Hard Labor Creek Shooting Sports
2131 Clayton Road in Chipley

Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.

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No one may ski or aquaplane from 1/2 hour past sunset through 1/2 hour before sunrise.

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