Florida Alligator Hunting

Licenses for Florida Alligator Hunting are issued via a lottery system.  There are four (4) application periods over May and June and specific hunt locations and dates are selected via the application.  You can also select a specific county on where you plan to harvest a gator.

Application Dates

All application periods open at 10 a.m. Eastern on the first day of the application period listed and run through 11:59 p.m. on the final day.

                          • Phase I Applications      5/07/2021 – 5/17/2021
                          • Phase II Applications     5/21/2021 – 5/31/2021
                          • Phase III Applications    6/04/2021 – 6/14/2021
                          • Phase IV Leftovers        6/17/2021 – until filled or final hunt date

Harvest Period and Hunt Dates

                          • 1 Aug. 15 – 22 and Sept. 12 – Nov. 1
                          • 2 Aug. 22 – 29 and Sept. 12 – Nov. 1
                          • 3 Aug. 29 – Sept. 5 and Sept. 12 – Nov. 1
                          • 4 Sept. 5 – 12 and Sept. 12 – Nov. 1

Information on the process for aquiring a License and tag can be found here: https://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/wildlife/alligator/harvest/

If you have a Polk Country License & tag (Unit #8531,8532,8533,8534) and are looking for a place to use it, give us a call.  We always have some nice ones in our ponds and canals.

 

Contact Jim Seymour of HuntinginFlorida.com for more information!!