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  • Help prevent CWD

    Tuesday, August 7, 2018 -  Chronic Wasting Disease, or CWD as it’s more commonly called, has most recently been detected in Mississippi. This is the closest the fatal deer disease has been to our Florida border.
  • Join the Dove Club or go primitive on St. Vincent Island

    Monday, July 2, 2018 -  Because dove hunting is one of the best ways to introduce new people to hunting and enjoy time afield with friends and family, the FWC created its Special-Opportunity Dove Club Program.
  • Apply for alligator and fall hunt permits!

    Thursday, May 3, 2018 -  Since 1988, the FWC has offered hunters the opportunity to take part in its annual statewide recreational alligator harvest that always runs Aug. 15 – Nov. 1.
  • Go hog wild this spring and summer!

    Monday, April 2, 2018 -  This spring and summer, there will be numerous hog hunts (mostly on weekends) on several WMAs.
  • Working together through partnerships, restoring turkeys in Holmes County is huge success

    Friday, March 2, 2018 -  Holmes County hunters will enjoy their first full-length spring turkey season after 20 years – a result of a successful wild turkey restoration project and partnership between the FWC, National Wild Turkey Federation and local landowners.
  • FWC uses prescribed fire as best management tool for maintaining wildlife habitat

    Thursday, January 4, 2018 -  Prescribed fire is the best and most cost-effective tool the FWC's wildlife managers have for managing wildlife habitat, especially large tracts.
  • Learn about duck and dove hunting with new guide and webpage

    Friday, December 1, 2017 -  The new waterfowl guide and revamped dove hunting webpage are available for the second phase of waterfowl and coot season and the third phase of mourning and white-winged dove, which both open in December.
  • Pledge to take someone hunting this fall

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -  Whether you prefer small-game hunting with friends and family or hunting solo and going after that monster buck, boar hog or big tom, November brings loads of great hunting opportunities.
  • Take a trip back in time this hunting season

    Friday, October 6, 2017 -  Small game hunting provides a great opportunity for seasoned hunters to recruit new conservationists by passing on our hunting heritage to youth or adults new to hunting.
  • New generation of hunters is emerging

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 -  Besides hunting the rut, early bow seasons provide a great opportunity to take a mature whitetail and are among the best times to do so.