Alligator Management Program
Alligator Harvest Permit Random Drawing
Phase IV leftovers (first come, first served) for alligator harvest permits begins at 10 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, June 18 and runs until filled or the final hunt date.
See Permit availability.
How to Apply
- Apply online by logging in at GoOutdoorsFlorida.com and choosing "Apply for Limited Entry/Quota"
- Or complete the 2020 Statewide Alligator Harvest Application Worksheet and present it to a license agent or tax collector office to submit on your behalf
Tips and Tools
- Alligator trapping license/harvest permit holders can get ready to take part in Florida's alligator harvest by checking out the Guide to Alligator Hunting in Florida and Alligator Harvest Training and Orientation video course.
- Plus, find other tools and resources including links for alligator harvest unit maps and lists of guides and outfitters, meat processors and hide buyers, equipment vendors, public boat ramps and more.
Living with Alligators
Nuisance Alligator Hotline: 866-FWC-GATOR
People with concerns about an alligator should call FWC’s toll-free Nuisance Alligator Hotline at 866-392-4286. When someone concerned about an alligator calls the Nuisance Alligator Hotline, FWC will dispatch a contracted nuisance alligator trapper to resolve the situation.