National Wildlife Refuges

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission issues permits for recreational hunting on several U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuges in Florida.

Permit application worksheets and information are available on our Limited Entry Hunts website.

Wildlife Refuge Regulations and Information:

Note:

Although the FWC issues permits for refuge hunts, we do not manage these hunts.  Please contact the refuges for information about hunting regulations and permit requirements for these hunts.



FWC Facts:
Florida's largest estuary, Tampa Bay, covers 440 square miles and has more than 300 species of inshore fish.

Learn More at AskFWC