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Deer Seasons & Bag Limits

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Zone A

Bow and Arrow-Stalk Hunting

Either Sex

Oct. 15, 2020 – Feb. 10, 2021

Special Muzzleloader and Air Rifle

Privately Owned or Leased Lands and USFS

Stalk Hunting Only (No Dogs)

Either Sex

Nov. 16, 2020 – Nov. 20, 2020

Gun Deer-Stalk Hunting

Privately Owned or Leased Lands Only

Either Sex

Nov. 21, 2020 – Feb. 10, 2021

Open Permit Public Lands

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2020 – Feb. 10, 2021

Either Sex

Dec. 12, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Gun Deer-Dog Deer Hunting: Where Allowed

Privately Owned or Leased Lands Only

Either Sex

Nov. 21, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021

Open Permit Public Lands where Allowed

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021

Either Sex

Dec. 12, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

*SPECIAL EXCEPTION: CALHOUN, CLAY, AND TALLADEGA COUNTIES*

Other than Piney Woods/Ivory Mountain area where dog hunting is prohibited in its entirety, no dog deer hunting on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of each week unless Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day or New Year’s Day falls on a Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. No other state or federal holidays are included in this exception. Dog deer hunting on Thursday and Friday until 2:00 p.m.; on weekends during legal shooting hours where allowed on USFS land in these counties. For a discription of the Piney Woods/Ivory Mountain area and further restrictions and information on hunting USFS lands, see special exception 3 below.

Zone B

Bow and Arrow-Stalk Hunting

Antlered Bucks Only

Oct. 15, 2020 – Oct. 24, 2020

Either Sex

Oct. 25, 2020 – Feb. 10, 2021

Special Muzzleloader and Air Rifle

Privately Owned or Leased Lands and USFS

Stalk Hunting Only (No Dogs)

Either Sex

Nov. 16, 2020 – Nov. 20, 2020

Gun Deer-Stalk Hunting

Privately Owned or Leased Lands Only

Either Sex

Nov. 21, 2020 – Feb. 10, 2021

Open Permit Public Lands

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2020 – Feb. 10, 2021

Either Sex

Dec. 12, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Gun Deer-Dog Deer Hunting: Where Allowed

Privately Owned or Leased Lands Only

Either Sex

Nov. 21, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021

Open Permit Public Lands where Allowed

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021

Either Sex

Dec. 12, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Zone C

Bow and Arrow-Stalk Hunting

Either Sex

Oct. 15, 2020 – Feb. 10, 2021

Special Muzzleloader and Air Rifle

Privately Owned or Leased Lands and USFS

Stalk Hunting Only (No Dogs)

Either Sex

Nov. 16, 2020 – Nov. 20, 2020

Gun Deer-Stalk Hunting

Privately Owned or Leased Lands Only

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2020 – Feb. 10, 2021

Either Sex

Nov. 21, 2020 – Nov. 29, 2020 and Dec. 19, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Open Permit Public Lands

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2020 – Feb. 10, 2021

Either Sex

Dec. 19, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Gun Deer-Dog Deer Hunting: Where Allowed

Privately Owned or Leased Lands Only

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021

Either Sex

Nov. 21, 2020 – Nov. 29, 2020 and Dec. 19, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Open Permit Public Lands where Allowed

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021

Either Sex

Dec. 19, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Zone D

Bow and Arrow-Stalk Hunting

Antlered Bucks Only

Oct. 1, 2020 – Jan. 27, 2021

Either Sex

Oct. 1, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021

Special Muzzleloader and Air Rifle

Privately Owned or Leased Lands and USFS

Stalk Hunting Only (No Dogs)

Either Sex

Nov. 2, 2020 – Nov. 6, 2020

Gun Deer-Stalk Hunting

Privately Owned or Leased Lands Only

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 7, 2020 – Jan. 27, 2021

Either Sex

Nov. 21, 2020 – Nov. 29, 2020 and Dec. 19, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Open Permit Public Lands

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 7, 2020 – Jan. 27, 2021

Either Sex

Dec. 19, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Gun Deer-Dog Deer Hunting: Where Allowed

Privately Owned or Leased Lands Only

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 7, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Either Sex

Nov. 21, 2020 – Nov. 29, 2020 and Dec. 19, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Open Permit Public Lands where Allowed

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 7, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Either Sex

Dec. 19, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Zone E

Bow and Arrow-Stalk Hunting

Antlered Bucks Only

Oct. 1, 2020 – Jan. 27, 2021

Either Sex

Oct. 1, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021

Special Muzzleloader and Air Rifle

Privately Owned or Leased Lands and USFS

Stalk Hunting Only (No Dogs)

Either Sex

Nov. 2, 2020 – Nov. 6, 2020

Gun Deer-Stalk Hunting

Privately Owned or Leased Lands Only

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 7, 2020 – Jan. 27, 2021

Either Sex

Nov. 7, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021

Open Permit Public Lands

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 7, 2020 – Jan. 27, 2021

Either Sex

Dec. 19, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Gun Deer-Dog Deer Hunting: Where Allowed

Privately Owned or Leased Lands Only

Either Sex

Nov. 7, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Open Permit Public Lands where Allowed

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 7, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Either Sex

Dec. 19, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2021

Special Exception: