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Limited Entry Hunt Application Periods and Deadlines

2022/2023 Season Applications Dates

All application periods open at 10 a.m. Eastern on the first day of the application period listed and available through 11:59 p.m. on the final day.  Worksheets and further details about these hunts are available under each section below.

Statewide Alligator Harvest Permits

  • Phase I Applications 5/6/2022 – 5/16/2022
  • Phase I Authorizations and Lottery – between 5/17/2022 and 5/18/2022
  • Phase I Results Posted by 5/18/2022

 

  • Phase II Applications 5/20/2022 – 5/30/2022
  • Phase II Authorization and Lottery – between 5/31/2022 and 6/01/2022
  • Phase II Results Posted by 6/1/2022

 

  • Phase III Applications 6/3/2022 – 6/13/2022
  • Phase III Authorization and Lottery – between 6/14/2022 and 6/15/2022
  • Phase III Results Posted by 6/15/2022

 

  • Phase IV Leftovers 6/16/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Dove Hunt Permits

  • Phase I Applications 8/5/2022 – 8/15/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 8/18/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Green Swamp Camping Permits

Green Swamp Camping - Archery

  • Phase I Applications 7/29/2022 – 8/8/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 8/11/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Green Swamp Camping - Wild Hog

  • Phase I Applications 7/29/2022 – 8/8/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 8/11/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Green Swamp Camping - General Gun

  • Phase I Applications 10/7/2022 – 10/17/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 10/20/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Green Swamp Camping - Small Game

  • Phase I Applications 12/9/2022 – 12/19/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 12/22/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Green Swamp Camping - Spring Turkey

  • Phase I Applications 12/30/2022 – 1/9/2023
  • Phase II Leftovers 1/13/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Green Swamp Camping - Fishing and Frogging

  • Phase I Applications 1/27/2023 – 2/6/2023
  • Phase II Leftovers 2/9/2023 – until filled or the final hunt date

 

National Wildlife Refuge Hunting Permits     

A.R.M Loxahatchee Interior Deer/Hog

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 6/23/2022 - until filled or the final hunt date

A.R.M. Loxahatchee Strazzulla Deer/Hog

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 6/23/2022 - until filled or the final hunt date

A.R.M Loxahatchee Duck and Coot Airboat Use

  • Phase I Applications 9/2/2022 - 9/12/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 9/15/2022 - until filled or the final hunt date

Florida Panther Spring Turkey

  • Phase I Applications 11/1/2022 – 11/30/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 12/8/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Lake Woodruff Archery

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 7/18/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 7/21/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Lake Woodruff Muzzleloading

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 7/18/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 7/21/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Lake Woodruff Spring Turkey

  • Phase I Applications 11/1/2022 – 11/30/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 12/8/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Lower Suwannee

  • Immediate Issuance 5/15/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Merritt Island Archery           

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 7/18/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 7/21/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Merritt Island Waterfowl

  • Phase I Applications 9/2/2022 – 9/12/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 9/26/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 9/29/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

St. Marks Archery

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 7/18/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 7/21/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

St. Marks General Gun

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 7/18/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 7/21/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

St. Marks Mobility-Impaired

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 7/18/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 7/21/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

St. Marks Spring Turkey

  • Phase I Applications 11/1/2022 – 11/30/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 1/9/2023
  • Phase II Leftovers 1/12/2023 – until filled or the final hunt date

St. Vincent Sambar Deer

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 7/18/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 7/21/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

St. Vincent White-Tailed Deer

  • Immediate Issuance 7/7/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Archery Quota

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 6/24/2022 – 7/4/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 7/7/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Family Quota

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 6/24/2022 – 7/4/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 7/7/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

General Gun Quota

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 6/24/2022 – 7/4/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 7/7/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Mobility Impaired Quota

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 6/24/2022 – 7/4/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 7/7/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Muzzleloading Quota

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 6/24/2022 – 7/4/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 7/7/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Quail Quota

  • Phase I Applications 11/25/2022 – 12/5/2022
  • Phase II Applications 12/9/2022 – 12/19/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 12/22/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Spring Turkey Quota

  • Phase I Applications 11/1/2022 – 11/30/2022
  • Phase II Applications 12/9/2022 – 12/19/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 12/22/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Track Quota

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 6/24/2022 – 7/4/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 7/7/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Wild Hog Quota

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 6/24/2022 – 7/4/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 7/7/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Youth Quota

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 6/24/2022 – 7/4/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 7/7/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Youth Spring Turkey Quota

  • Phase I Applications 11/1/2022 – 11/30/2022
  • Phase II Applications 12/9/2022 – 12/19/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 12/22/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Peregrine Falcon Permits

  • Phase I Applications 5/1/2022 - 5/10/2022

Recreational Use Permits             

Flint Rock             

  • Phase I Renewals 4/15/2022 – 5/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 5/20/2022 – 5/30/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 6/13/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 6/16/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Grove Park           

  • Phase I Renewals 4/15/2022 – 5/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 5/20/2022 – 5/30/2022
  • Permit Claim Deadline 6/13/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 6/16/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Gulf Hammock               

  • Phase I Renewals 4/15/2022 – 5/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications No Permits Available during this phase
  • Phase III Leftovers 5/19/2022– until filled or the final hunt date

Special-Opportunity Hunt Permits

Special-Opportunity Fall

  • Phase I Applications 5/15/2022 – 6/15/2022
  • Round 1 Permit Claim Deadline 7/18/2022
  • Round 2 Permit Claim Deadline 8/22/2022
  • Round 3 Permit Claim Deadline Until filled or the final hunt date

Special-Opportunity Spring Turkey

  • Phase I Applications 11/1/2022– 11/30/2022
  • Round 1 Permit Pickup Deadline 1/9/2023
  • Round 2 Permit Pickup Deadline 2/13/2023
  • Round 3 Permit Pickup Deadline Until filled or the final hunt date

Babcock Ranch Preserve

  • Phase I Renewals & Down Payment 4/15/2022 – 5/1/2022
  • Payment Due in Full to the FWC by 5/16/2022

 

  • Phase II Applications 5/20/2022 – 5/30/2022
  • Phase II Claims with Down Payment 6/3/2022 – 6/13/2022
  • Payment Due in Full to the FWC by 6/27/2022

 

  • Phase III Leftovers 6/30/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Payment Due in Full to the FWC within two weeks of down payment

Waterfowl and Snipe Hunts

September Special Early Duck Permits

  • Phase I Applications 8/5/2022 – 8/15/2022
  • Phase II Applications 8/19/2022 – 8/29/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 9/1/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Regular Season Waterfowl Permits – Period A

  • Phase I Applications 9/2/2022 – 9/12/2022
  • Phase II Applications 9/16/2022 – 9/26/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 9/29/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Regular Season Waterfowl Permits – Period B

  • Phase I Applications 10/14/2022 – 10/24/2022
  • Phase II Applications 10/28/2022 – 11/7/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 11/10/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Regular Season Waterfowl Permits – Period C

  • Phase I Applications 11/18/2022 – 11/28/2022
  • Phase II Applications 12/2/2022 – 12/12/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 12/15/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Active Military and Veteran Waterfowl Permits

  • Phase I Applications 11/18/2022 – 11/28/2022
  • Phase II Applications 12/2/2022 – 12/12/2022
  • Phase III Leftovers 12/15/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date
  • Reissue Applications Please see Reissuance Schedule

Waterfowl Standby Opportunities

Standby Opportunities September Special Early Duck

  • Phase I Applications 8/26/2022 – 9/5/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 9/8/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Standby Opportunities Waterfowl Regular Season A

  • Phase I Applications 10/28/2022 – 11/7/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 11/10/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Standby Opportunities Waterfowl Regular Season B

  • Phase I Applications 11/25/2022 – 12/5/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 12/8/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Standby Opportunities Waterfowl Regular Season C

  • Phase I Applications 12/16/2022 – 12/26/2022
  • Phase II Leftovers 12/29/2022 – until filled or the final hunt date

Standby Opportunities Active Military and Veteran Waterfowl 

  • Phase I Applications 12/30/2022 – 1/9/2023
  • Phase II Leftovers 1/12/2023 – until filled or the final hunt date