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      5/06/2022 – 5/16/2022
                          • Phase II Applications     5/20/2022 – 5/30/2022
                          • Phase III Applications    6/03/2022 – 6/13/2022
                          • Phase IV Leftovers        6/16/2022 – until filled or Oct. 14

Harvest Period and Hunt Dates – TBA

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!!