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FWC increases hunting opportunities, from new WMA to expanded turkey-hunting hours

February 04, 2015 

The FWC, at its meeting Feb. 4 in Jacksonville, increased hunting opportunities, beginning with the next hunting season (2015-2016). 

FWC establishes deer management units, new deer hunting regulations

February 04, 2015 

At its meeting in Jacksonville on Feb. 4, the FWC approved proposals aimed at managing Florida’s white-tailed deer at a local level by establishing deer management units throughout the state, each with its own set of antler regulations and antlerless deer harvest days. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Okeechobee County

February 02, 2015 

The course will be held at the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office Shooting Range, 5025 SW 26th Ave., Okeechobee, on Feb. 15, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Deer huntin’ goes through March 1 in Zone D!

January 30, 2015 

General gun season is open on private lands in zones B and D through Feb. 22. And then if you don’t mind hunting with a primitive weapon, Zone D’s late muzzleloading gun season runs a week longer until March 1.  

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for southern Lake Co.

January 22, 2015 

Applications must be received by Jan. 30. 

February hunter safety Internet-completion courses offered

January 15, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering free hunter safety Internet-completion courses in Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Duval and Nassau counties in February.  

FWC to score antlers in Archer

January 14, 2015 

People can bring their bucks to the Midwest Feed and Farm, 13046 SW State Road 45 in Archer. Scoring begins at noon. 

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Gadsden County

January 14, 2015 

The course takes place at Talon Shooting Range, 550 Commerce Blvd., Midway.  

Free hunter safety Internet-completion course offered in Broward County

January 12, 2015 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Broward County. The course will be held at Gun World of South Florida, 1700 South Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach on Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  

Hunter safety course in Martin County

January 06, 2015 

Jan. 21-22 at the Stuart Shooting Center. 

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