Free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Bay County

July 9, 2011

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Bay County.

The course will be held at the Gulf Coast State College North Bay Center, 637 Highway 2300, Southport, Room 101 of the Emergency Operations Center. Instruction will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Students must complete the Internet course before coming to class and should bring a copy of the final report from the online portion of the course. The final report form does not have to be notarized.

An adult must accompany children under the age of 16 at all times. Students are encouraged to bring a pencil and paper with them to take notes.

The hunter safety course is required for anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, to purchase a Florida hunting license. The FWC course satisfies hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces.

People interested in attending this course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.