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The regulations found in the 2016-2017 Alabama Hunting and Fishing Regulations will take effect on 8/31/2016. To visit them, click here

Hunting & Trapping Important Notes

Important Notes:

  • All persons hunting on private lands of another must have written permission from the landowner with few exceptions.
  • Hunting by the aid of bait is illegal in Alabama.
  • All required hunting and fishing licenses must be in possession when hunting or fishing.
  • Hunters are required to have a deer / turkey harvest record in possession when hunting.
  • All deer and turkey hunters are asked to report their harvest using Game Check. See page 14 for more information.
  • See hunter orange requirement and definition of open permit – public land. Consult management area leaflet for special rules and regulations and seasons before hunting State Wildlife Management Areas.
  • Any party controlling hunting rights may, by choice, be more restrictive on seasons and bag limits than those stipulated below.

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