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Illegal disposal of deer carcasses a problem 1/13

Lake Jackson hunting limited to shotguns 12/20

Feds require migratory bird hunters to be certified HIP 9/27

Duck hunting forecast down for PCS 9/17

Two new dove fields open to public hunting 9/11


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WMA Quota Hunt Information

Recreational Use
Renewals for Recreational Use Permits will be mailed to eligible persons in May. Unissued permits will be available to applicants beginning July 15, 2002

Other Seasons, Regulations, and Data

Alligator Hunting Permits - Florida's public waters alligator harvest program establishes Alligator Harvest Management Units (public waterbodies) and conservative harvest quotas to provide recreational opportunities for Floridians, and non-residents as well, to take up to 2 alligators.

Migratory Game Bird and Crow Hunting Seasons - 2002-2003 Seasons, Bag Limits, Restrictions, Shooting Hours for Dove, Snipe, Woodcock, Rail, Moorhen, Crow, September Goose and Early Duck.

Migratory Game Bird Regulations Brochure* - 2002-2003 Seasons, Bag Limits, Restrictions, Shooting Hours for Dove, Snipe, Woodcock, Rail, Moorhen, Crow and Early Duck.

Waterfowl Hunting in Florida - Wetland habitat covers a vast expanse of Florida, and much of this habitat is open and available for public hunting.

Waterfowl and Coot Season Brochure* - 2002-2003 Seasons, Bag Limits, Restrictions, Shooting Hours for Duck, Coot, and Limited Goose Seasons.

Buck Registry - The Florida Buck Registry was established in 1982 to provide hunters with a record of the number and quality of white-tailed deer taken in Florida.

Turkey Registry - a hunter recognition program offered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Federal Migratory Bird Permit - apply for your migratory bird permit free over the Internet.

Additional Information

Mobility Impaired Hunts - reserved hunting for those hunters certified as mobility impaired.

Hunting Preserve Permit - Hunting preserve license and permit information.

Hunter Education - course schedules, registration, and contact information.

Outfitters and Guides - list of outfitters and guides in Florida.

Small Game Hunting in Florida HOW...WHEN...WHERE... - information on small-game hunting in Florida.

Public Shooting Ranges - information on public shooting ranges in Florida.

Ocala Hunter Education Camp

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