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Wildlife Alert Reward Program

If you suspect a wildlife law violation, report it to the FWC Wildlife Alert Reward Program. 1-888-404-FWCC (3922) for violations that are in progress or need immediate attention OR Report Violations Online!

It is important to report violations as soon as possible and provide as much detail as you can about the physical descriptions of violators, vehicles, license tag numbers, etc. Examples of Violations include: Illegal hunting, killing or capturing of protected species, Fishing by illegal methods, Boating under the Influence.

To report a nuisance alligator call 1-866-FWC-GATOR

If your information results in an arrest, you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 (depending on the severity of the case). You may remain anonymous. You will not be required to testify in court.

Telephones are answered 24-hours a day, seven days a week. You may also call the regional office during business hours. *FWC or #FWC