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Florida Expands Gator-Hunting Hours and Equipment

Gargantuan gators beware! Florida's 2022 hunting season started on Monday, 8/15 with brand new rules regarding hunting hours and acceptable equipment.

First Look: Gator Waders Shield 3-in-1 Jacket

The Gator Waders Shield 3-in-1 Jacket in Realtree Max-5 Camo is an outwear system designed to take wearers from cool early-season mornings, to harsh late-season conditions.

A Beginner's Guide to Bowfishing for Gators

If you're looking for a unique adventure in which you have the opportunity to take an apex predator with a bow, look no further than the American alligator. Here's a guide to get you started.

Conservation: Florida Alligators in a Different Light

At present, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) estimates there are about 1.3 million resident wild alligators, up sharply from a low in the early 1960s that prompted the closure of legal hunting. The alligator population has been on the rebound since, and hunting seasons were reinstated in the 1980s.

Video: A Florida Gator Hunt with Bushnell

Earlier this spring, NRA Pubs' Tom Rickwalder journeyed to Florida to hunt Osceola turkeys with the National Wild Turkey Federation, Bushnell and Federal Premium, among others. After tagging his bird, he was given the chance to hunt a management alligator in the state's swampland. Guided by Justin Guerry of Osceola Outdoors, Tom took his first-ever shot at a gator.

Gator Giggin’

If the weather where you are has taken a wintry turn, here’s video proof that not all of our best hunts have to happen in the cold.

Nuisance Gator Hunting with Osceola Outdoors

Young Evan Farless joined Mike Tussey of Osceola Outdoors for a nuisance gator hunt in Florida earlier this summer. Armed with the LWRCI Razorback and an EOTech optic, Evan looked to drop his first-ever alligator. Get an inside look at the hunt with this video.

Massive Alligator Caught Not Once, But Twice, near Hilton Head, S.C.

Finding an alligator prowling around the area is something that residents in the southeastern part of the country are relatively accustomed to dealing with. But finding monster—not once, but twice—that looks like it walked right out of a Discovery Channel special? That's a little less common.

Alligator Ammo

Troy and Jacob Landry from "Swamp People" choose CCI Maxi Mag ammo for killing alligators.

A Gator Goes Shopping

A Florida Wal-Mart was forced to lock its automatic doors when a deal-hungry alligator tried to make its way inside.

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