Is it legal to kill a Bobcat in Florida

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  1. RockB

    RockB G&G Newbie

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    I've got a buddy that has a bobcat targeting his chickens. Is it legal to kill it in Florida?


     
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  2. TGF

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    call fgpc, they will know.
     
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    RockB G&G Newbie

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    Looks like it is legal just don't know if he has to have a hunting license or not to kill them if they are on his property.


    bObcAt Statewide
    Dec. 1 – March 1 by all legal rifles, shotguns, muzzleloaders, crossbows, bows and pistols
    Those with a hunting license may possess no more than 1 bobcat and 1 otter pelt between April 1 and Nov. 30, 2011, unless pelt has FWC tag. Also, otter and bobcat pelts may not be taken out of Florida unless tagged. Bobcats may be chased with dogs year round.
    bobcat: No limit


    http://www.myfwc.com/docs/RecreationActivities/2010-11_HuntingRegulations.pdf
     
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  4. Rambo

    Rambo G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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    Probably. But it's wrong to kill a mockingbird.
     
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  5. Never_Evil

    Never_Evil G&G Evangelist

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    This is only my opinion, if its a nuisance animal, kill it or trap it. If the DNR down there doesn't like that, just pay for the license and then go after them.
     
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    go buy a Florida hunting license...cheap insurance !
     
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    rebel727 G&G Enthusiast

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    Not just wrong, it's illegal in Ms.
     
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