Tony Young, Author at Great Days Outdoors
Don’t Be a Statistic – Take a Hunter Safety Course

Don’t Be a Statistic – Take a Hunter Safety Course

Tony Young Media Relations Coordinator Division of Hunting and Game Management Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission      The National Safety Council reports a 17 percent decrease in accidents involving firearms from 2014 to 2015. This decline in...
Get Ready for Alligator Hunting and Fall Quotas!

Get Ready for Alligator Hunting and Fall Quotas!

May is here, and so is the start of the Phase I application period. Mark your calendar, set yourself an alarm, whatever you have to do to remind yourself.   Alligator Hunting Permits Since 1988, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has...
Get Ready for Hog Hunting in Florida!

Get Ready for Hog Hunting in Florida!

Go hog hunting wild this spring and summer! Did you know the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) offers late spring and summer wild hog hunts on several wildlife management areas across the state? And you don’t even need a hunting license to...
Hunting Spring Turkeys Without a Quota Permit

Hunting Spring Turkeys Without a Quota Permit

Where do you need to go in Florida to hunt without a quota permit for the spring turkey season?   Holmes County hunters in northwest Florida will enjoy their first full-length spring turkey season after 20 years – a result of a successful wild turkey restoration...
Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days: Take Your Kid Out!

Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days: Take Your Kid Out!

Plus, make plans to deer hunt during Zone D’s late muzzleloader season   “Waterfowl hunting takes you to places you would probably not otherwise find yourself. There’s nothing quite like the marsh coming alive with teeming wildlife at first light,” said John...