|Processing alligators is a growing business|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
FORT MYERS — Thousands of hunters are plying Florida waters every night this time of year, searching the swamps for a prize alligator to take during the state’s annual 11-week public hunt.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission issued nearly 6,000 permits to the public this year, with each permit allowing a hunter to take two alligators from an assigned waterway. Private hunts on farms and managed lands occur year-round, but between now and Nov. 1 the public gets its chance at gator glory.
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