If your one of those adventure hungry people that want to jump in a small boat with your weapon of choice and go looking to hunt down an alligator, you had better get your application turned in to the Florida Wildlife Commission soon. The deadline to get your app in is May 22nd. This get you into a random drawing for one of 5000 permits issued. The reason the FWC has the alligator harvests are to keep the 1.3 million gator population under control.
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