Gov. Scott Tours Fish and Wildlife Commission

By: Capitol News Email
By: Capitol News Email

Fresh off his fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico, Governor Rick Scott toured Florida Fish and Wildlife and applauded their work. The trip was part of the rookie governor’s plan to visit every agency and department to better understand their mission and their budget. Scott took questions from Wildlife employees and spoke about his plans to one day shoot an alligator.

“Anything that we can do to promote what you do, well do it. I like, I love fishing, I’ve never shot an alligator but I’m receptive to that…or hunted alligators is a nicer way of saying it,” said Scott.

To shoot an alligator you must have a state license and a special gun. Only 50 permits are awarded every year.


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  • by night hunter Location: hy 20 on Apr 23, 2011 at 11:41 AM
    good job rick. we have an over population of deer. get rid of half of them.
  • by ricky Location: tampa on Apr 23, 2011 at 11:40 AM
    what are you to lame commenters talking about?
  • by cuts comming ! Location: stoopid gov on Apr 23, 2011 at 03:20 AM
    i walk through then i cut, start looking for another job now !
  • by local Location: Tallahassee on Apr 22, 2011 at 04:55 PM
    "Scott toured Florida Fish and Wildlife and applauded their work."
    Watch out, this is his usual kiss of death. Keep your garlic and stake handy.
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