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  • New youth deer hunt weekend and muzzleloader season

    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 -  FWC staff initiated the proposal to promote youth hunting and stakeholders were overwhelmingly supportive of this new opportunity.
  • Know the regulations when deer hunting in a CWD-positive area

    Thursday, August 1, 2019 -  The FWC is educating hunters, landowners and outdoor enthusiasts about CWD and asks that anyone who sees a sick, abnormally thin deer or finds a deer dead from unknown causes to call the toll-free CWD hotline, 866-CWD-WATCH (866-293-9282). In addition to extreme weight loss, deer with CWD exhibit odd behaviors such as loss of fear of humans, lowering of the head, blank staring, walking in circles, staggering, standing with a wide stance and being lethargic.
  • How to apply for alligator hunt permits

    Monday, May 6, 2019 -  Apply to take part in the annual statewide recreational alligator harvest, which always runs Aug. 15 – Nov. 1.
  • Partnering for best management of wild turkeys

    Monday, March 4, 2019 -  The FWC partners with multiple government agencies and other conservation organizations to pool their resources and improve Florida turkey habitat.
  • Florida offers unique waterfowl hunting opportunities

    Tuesday, January 8, 2019 -  In 2017, Ducks Unlimited, the FWC and others partnered to conserve, improve and restore nearly 30,000 acres of wetland habitat in Florida.
  • Make a kid’s first hunting trip great

    Monday, January 9, 2017 -  When you can, offer to take somebody new hunting – be a mentor and help connect others with nature by introducing them to a longstanding tradition that is such a big part of our American culture.