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Reward Categories

Violation levels as stated in Florida Statutes 379.401 – 379.504 and 403.161. The violations include, but are not limited to, the following:

$100.00 Reward

  • Level One Violations as defined in F.S. 379.401 such as:
    • Hunting/Fishing/Trapping without a license
    • No quota permit or hunting zone assignment violation
    • Possession of captive wildlife without the required free permit
  • Infraction violation of the “Florida Litter Law”


$300.00 Reward

  • Level Two Violations as defined in F.S. 379.401 such as:
    • Unlawfully taking small game or any saltwater finfish, shellfish, or crustaceans
    • Feeding or enticement of alligators or crocodiles
    • Molesting endangered/threatened species
    • Taking protected wildlife species (i.e. migratory birds
  • Possession of captive wildlife without the required permit
  • Boating under the influence (BUI)
  • Misdemeanor violation of the “Florida Litter Law”

$500.00 Reward

  • Level Three Violations as defined in F.S. 379.401 such as:
    • Illegal sale or possession of alligators
    • Unlawful taking of a quantity of saltwater species or taking with prohibited gear
    • Unlawful possession, transportation, or sale of commercial quantities of game fish, salt-water species, or freshwater fish
    • Illegal take and possession of deer or wild turkey
    • Falsification of applicant information for possession of captive wildlife

$600.00 Reward

  • Level Four Violations as defined in F.S. 379.401 such as:
    • Level Trap robbing (lobster, stone crab, etc)
    • Taking/killing an endangered/threatened species
    • Unlawfully killing, injuring, possessing, or capturing of alligators or other crocodilians or their eggs
  • Felony Boating under the influence (BUI)

$1,000.00 Reward

  • Felony Violation of the “Florida Litter Law” (F.S. 403.413)
  • Commercial trafficking of wildlife (except panfish)
  • Organized black-market taking and sale of protected species

NOTE: In the event of multiple violations, the reward shall be up to the maximum level of the most serious offense.