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New user-friendly options to log and report harvested deer

New user-friendly options to log and report harvested deer

By Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Beginning this year, hunters will have new user-friendly options available to them for logging and reporting their harvested deer.

Option A – Log and Report (Steps 1 and 2) on a mobile device with the FWC Fish|Hunt Florida App or online.

Option B – Log (Step 1) on a paper deer harvest log and then report (Step 2) at go or on the Fish|Hunt Florida App, or by calling (888)486-8356.

All hunters, including those under 16 years of age, resident hunters 65 years old and older, military personnel on leave for 30 days or less, and those hunting on their homestead in their county of residence must log their harvested deer prior to moving it from the point where the hunter located the harvested deer, and report their harvested deer within 24 hours

Hunters exempt from license requirements who do not have an FWC customer ID number (CID) can obtain one by visiting and clicking “Create Customer Account.”

Hunters must report harvested deer within 24 hours of harvest, or prior to final processing of the deer, or prior to the deer or any parts of the deer being transferred to a meat processor or taxidermist, or prior to the deer leaving the state, whichever occurs first.

Instructions for reporting at are available here.

Frequently asked questions can be found here.

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