Alligator Hunting

Alligator Hunting Season:

Alligators can be hunted year round on our Private Wetland hunts located in Central Florida. We also offer seasonal Public Water hunts that take place August 15 – October 31.

Origin: North America
Weight: 300-1,000 pounds
Estimated Florida Population: 1.2 million
Length: Males reach up to 13ft, while females usually don’t get any larger than 10ft.

Ox Ranch has teamed up with reliable and experienced alligator hunting guides in Central Florida! We continue to provide you once in a lifetime hunting experiences with 100% guaranteed shot opportunities! You may hunt your alligator using any method you prefer during our private wetland hunts. Including a Rifle, Pistol, Bow, Crossbow, Harpoon, Knife, Spear, Snatch Hook & Bang Stick.

Private Wetland Hunts:

These hunts are conducted year round on thousands of acres of Private Wetland throughout Central Florida. We use many different techniques to harvest alligators, however, predator style hunting tends to be our most successful method for this hunt. As you take an intense ride on an airboat or swamp buggy in search of gators, you will then hide out in the cattails or other swamp foliage while using a Fox Pro predator call to lure alligators within shooting or snatching distance. These hunts usually take place during the daytime so they are great for filming and pictures! These hunts are usually more laid back and better for groups, older people, and children of all ages.

Private Wetland Hunting Fees:

Private Wetland (year round)Public Water Hunts (Aug 15th-Oct 31st)

6-8 ft    $1,000
9 ft        $2,000 
10 ft      $3,000
11 ft       $5,000
12-13 ft Contact

10 ft+ Guaranteed
$2,500 Flate Rate

Public Water Hunts:

These hunts are seasonal and take place between August 15 – October 31st. Legal hunting time is between 5pm-10am. These hunts are conducted on public lakes, rivers, and swamps. Enjoy an action packed hunt as you race through the midnight swamp with a spotlight after huge alligators! Harpoon and bang stick is our 2 most common methods used on Public Water. We guarantee a 10ft + on this hunt for an extremely affordable flat rate that nobody else offers!

Public Water Fees:

10 ft+ Guaranteed for $2,500

Our All-Inclusive Barasingha Hunting Package Includes all of the Above as well as the Following…

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Interesting Alligator Hunting Information:

  • Alligators have been on Earth for millions of years and are described as “living fossils”.
  • Alligators have an extremely strong bite but the muscles used to open the jaw are weak. Believe it or not, you can keep the mouth of an alligator closed with your bare hands.
  • An alligators brain is no larger than the size of a quarter.
  • The temperature of the egg determines the gender of the alligator.
  • The most preferred alligator meat is located in the tail and is very high in protein content.
  • Alligators were near extinct in the 1900’s; they are currently thriving and overpopulated!

Alligator Hunting Reservations

We recommend making Alligator Hunting reservations well in advance to secure availability.

Please Call: (254) 749-0849
carlton@oxhuntingranch.com

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