Guide is injured in hunting accident

OKEECHOBEE — On Sunday, Nov. 24, at 4 p.m., a hunting incident occurred at the Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee. While participating in a guided hunt, the hunt guide, Arlon Arnold, 51, of LaBelle, received a shotgun wound to the chest, neck and head. Mr. Arnold was transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center for treatment […]

FWC explains rules for alligator hunting permits

Since 1988, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and its predecessor, the Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, have offered hunters the opportunity to take part in their annual statewide recreational alligator harvest, which always runs Aug. 15 through Nov. 1. Alligators are a conservation success story in Florida. The state’s alligator population […]