The First State Heritage ParkApplication Period Begins For FWC Quota Permits

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be accepting applications June 2-12 for quota permits to hunt on wildlife management areas (WMAs) next season.

On many WMAs, quota permits are required for hunters wishing to hunt during the first nine days of the general gun season as well as for other hunts, including the archery and muzzleloading gun seasons.

Worksheets are available at  They also will be available from county tax collectors’ offices, license agents and FWC regional offices beginning May 23.

To apply, take a worksheet to any license agent or tax collector’s office or apply online at beginning 10 a.m. (EDT) June 2 through midnight June 12.

Worksheets for recreational use permits are now available at  Recreational use permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 10 a.m. (EDT) June 4.  Also, worksheets will be available June 5 for hunts involving airboats, track vehicles, quail, youths, families and mobility-impaired persons.  The application period for these hunts is June 25 – July 9.

Visit for more information on how to apply for permits and application periods and deadlines.