Message from FWC: Alligator harvest training classes offered

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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Dear alligator harvest permit holder:

The FWC is offering alligator harvest training classes across the state from July 25 to August 11. These free classes are not mandatory, but those who are new to alligator hunting or haven’t attended a class recently are strongly encouraged to attend. The classes cover rules and regulations, equipment and methods, safety, and more. Plus, if you need supplies, alligator harvest equipment vendors are often on site at the classes.

Registration is not required.



Time   Location
25-Jul (Wednesday) 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Tallahassee, Bryant Building, 2nd Floor Auditorium, 620 South Meridian Street 
28-Jul (Saturday) 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Dania Beach, IGFA Events Center (next to Bass Pro Shops), 300 Gulf Stream Way 
29-Jul (Sunday) 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Bartow, Bartow Civic Center , 2250 South Floral Avenue 
1-August (Wednesday) 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Gainesville, Wyndham Garden Hotel , 2900 S.W. 13th Street 
5-Aug (Sunday) 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Sanford, Sanford Civic Center , 401 East Seminole Boulevard 

11-August (Saturday)

1 p.m.-4 p.m. Okeechobee, Okeechobee County Civic Center, 1750 U.S. Hwy 98 North 

For more information on alligator hunting, go to:

Good luck with your hunt!

Alligator Management Program
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission