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2014 Alligator Harvest Training & Orientation Manual online

Florida Alligator
Florida Alligator
Jeff Banke

The 2014 Alligator Harvest Training & Orientation Manual a 41 page pdf is available here and includes modes of take, as well as addressing injuries caused by alligators.

Also online is the Alligator harvest report form as a pdf here

More information on Statewide Alligator Harvest Program is available here including data on past hunts, information on guides and outfitters, past harvests, meat processors, boating regulations, and Maps.

Floridians and non-residents who are at least 18 years old to take up to 2 alligators per permit. Applicants who are awarded a permit must submit payment for two CITES tags and an Alligator Trapping License, or provide proof of possession of an Alligator Trapping License valid through the end of the alligator harvest season. A Florida hunting license is not required to participate in the statewide alligator hunt.

The results of the Phase II drawing for Statewide Alligator Harvest Permits have been posted. There were 10,801 applications submitted for 2,206 available permits. Customers can check the status of their applications by logging into the FWC Recreational License system. Those customers who are successful will have until 11:59 p.m. Eastern on June 16 to purchase their permit. The application period for the Phase III first-come first-served process will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern on June 20th.

The Application Worksheet is available here

Alligator Harvest Units, Map and Projected Quotas is available here

New! The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge External Website in Palm Beach County is now an alligator harvest unit. The alligator hunt on this area will be more restrictive than other areas. These additional restrictions are detailed in the A.R.M. Loxahatchee NWR alligator hunting brochure