Gator Season: Florida expects lots of newcomers to a dangerous sport

Earlier this year in the wake of three highly publicized fatal gator attacks, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission increased … Continued

Earlier this year in the wake of three highly publicized fatal gator attacks, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission increased the number of permits available to hunt the reptiles. They sold in less than one day. So, the state expects a lot of first-time gator hunters this year. But how many have any idea what they’re getting into, asks this Orlando Sentinel article. Here’s what a few veteran hunters told the paper about the sport:

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