5,000 gator permits available

By TONY YOUNG
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Have you ever wondered how it would be to catch and bring into the boat a 10-foot gator? Well, here’s your chance. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has more than 5,000 permits available to participate in the 11-week alligator season, which runs Aug. 15 – Nov. 1.

The application process is conducted in three phases and begins by submitting a no-cost application at any tax collector’s office, license agent or online at http://license.myfwc.com.

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