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Alligator Hunting

2021 Alligator Season

Alligator Management Zone 1 and 3 Public Land Hunts (By Drawn Permit Only)

  • Sept. 17-20, 2021 
  • Sept. 24-27, 2021 

Alligator Management Zone 1, 2 and 3 Private Land Hunt (By Private Land Alligator Permit Only)

  • Sept. 17-20, 2021 
  • Sept. 24-27, 2021 

Night Hunting (30 minutes after sunset on the first day until 30 minutes before sunrise on the last day)

Private Land Quota | Alligator Management Zone Map
The Alligator Management Zone Private Land Hunt only takes place in AMZ 1, 2 and 3 with a combined quota of 117 (AMZ 1 = 47, AMZ 2 = 5 and AMZ 3 = 65). Hunters must call the AGFC Wildlife Hotline (1- 800-440-1477) and select option 1 (Alligator Management Zone Quota Status) to determine if the season zone quota has been met. The season ends Sept. 27, or the night the quota is reached, whichever comes first.

Alligator hunter with gator

Statewide Alligator Management Zone
All other Alligator Management Zones are closed to alligator hunting.

Season Limit
One alligator, 4 feet or longer.