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Hunting License Descriptions & Fees

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RESIDENT HUNTING LICENSES: Valid: 9/1/17 – 8/31/18 (unless otherwise indicated)

category

License type

Description/info

Fee

Hunting license

** Hunter Education required if license buyer is born on or after August 1, 1977. Hunting license buyers have the option to hunt under the ‘supervision required’ status in lieu of passing the hunter education course.

State:
All Game*
Valid for all legal game, to include deer and turkey. Includes privileges of Wildlife Heritage License. $26.60
State:
Small Game*
Valid for all legal game, except deer and turkey. Includes privileges of Wildlife Heritage License. $17.70

Physically Disabled Hunting License

Annual All Game (totally disabled) Present certification of permanent disability benefit to your local Probate/License Commissioner Office for issuance. Includes privileges of Wildlife Heritage License. $6.05

50% Physically Disabled Military Veteran’s Appreciation Hunting License

State:
All Game
Present certification by the U.S. Veterans Administration to be 50% or more disabled to your local Probate/License Commissioner Office for issuance. $13.85

100% PHYSICALLY DISABLED MILITARY VETERAN’S APPRECIATION HUNTING LICENSE

State: All Game Present certification by the U.S. Veterans Administration to be 100% disabled to your local Probate/License Commissioner Office for issuance. $3.10

Physically Disabled Military Veteran’s Appreciation 3-Day Hunting Event License

State:
All Game
Event must be sanctioned by DCNR Commissioner. Allows up to 10 US military veterans, 50% or more disabled, to hunt on one event license. Must present certification by the U.S. Veterans Administration. $131.65

Game Check H.E.L.P. Number

Annual H.E.L.P. License number to be used by resident and nonresident license exempt hunter to record deer and turkey harvest. NOTE: NOT NEEDED IF PURCHASING ANY OTHER ANNUAL RECREATIONAL PRIVILEGE. N/C

wildlife heritage license

Annual Allows residents to fish in freshwater statewide with hook and line from the bank, fish in WFF operated Public Fishing Lakes (daily lake permits required), hunt small game, except waterfowl, on WFF WMA (WMA permit required), shoot on WFF managed shooting ranges, and support wildlife. These privileges are also included in all resident hunting and freshwater fishing licenses, including lifetime licenses. $11.00

DUCK STAMPS

State $11.00
Federal Valid: 7/1/17 – 6/30/18. Available online at: https://store.usps.com/store/browse/subcategory.jsp?categoryId=duck-stamps $25.00

wildlife managemenT area license

Annual Required for hunting big game (deer or turkey) and waterfowl on Management Areas, in addition to the appropriate hunting license and a Management Area Permit (free). Shooting range users on Wildlife Management Areas are required to have a valid hunting license, the Management Area License, or Wildlife Heritage License. $17.70

FUR CATCHERS LICENSE

Annual 90 day resident proof required. Valid: 10/1/17 – 9/30/18 $21.70

Commercial fowl
hunting preserve license

7-Day In lieu of a regular hunting license, a resident may purchase for $8.00, plus a $2.00 issuance fee, a 7-day commercial fowl hunting preserve license that allows that person the privilege of ­hunting only artificially propagated or pen-raised fowl on a licensed commercial fowl hunting preserve. Check with the hunting preserve for information. $10.00

NONRESIDENT HUNTING LICENSES: Valid: 9/1/17 – 8/31/18 (unless otherwise indicated)

category

License type

Description/info

Fee

Hunting license

** Hunter Education required if license buyer is born on or after August 1, 1977. Hunting license buyers have the option to hunt under the ‘supervision required’ status in lieu of passing the hunter education course.

All Game:
Annual
Valid for all legal game, to include deer and turkey. $306.25
All Game:
10-Day Trip
Valid for all legal game, to include deer and turkey. Valid for 240 consecutive hours. $189.20
All Game:
3-Day Trip
Valid for all legal game, to include deer and turkey. Valid for 72 consecutive hours. $133.55
Small Game:
Annual
Valid for all legal game, except deer and turkey. $100.05
Small Game:
10-Day Trip
Valid for all legal game, except deer and turkey. Valid for 240 consecutive hours. $61.10
Small Game:
3-Day Trip
Valid for all legal game, except deer and turkey. Valid for 72 consecutive hours. $44.35

Physically Disabled Military Veteran’s Appreciation 3-Day Hunting Event License

State:
All Game
Event must be sanctioned by DCNR Commissioner. Allows up to 10 US military veterans, 50% or more disabled, to hunt on one event license. Must present certification by the U.S. Veterans Administration. $131.65

Game Check H.E.L.P. Number

Annual H.E.L.P. License number to be used by resident and nonresident license exempt hunter to record deer and turkey harvest. NOTE: NOT NEEDED IF PURCHASING ANY OTHER ANNUAL RECREATIONAL PRIVILEGE. N/C

DUCK STAMPS

State $11.00
Federal Valid: 7/1/17 – 6/30/18.

Available online at: https://store.usps.com/store/browse/subcategory.jsp?categoryId=duck-stamps

$25.00

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA license

Annual Required for hunting on Management Areas, in addition to the appropriate hunting license and a Management Area Permit (free). Shooting range users on Wildlife Management Areas are required to have a valid hunting license or the Management Area License. $17.70

FUR CATCHERS LICENSE

Annual Same as nonresident license in applicant’s resident state, please call 334-242-3465.

Valid: 10/1/17 – 9/30/18

Varies

Commercial fowl hunting preserve license

7-Day In lieu of a regular hunting license, a nonresident may purchase for $8.00, plus a $2.00 issuance fee, a 7-day commercial fowl hunting preserve license that allows that person the privilege of hunting only artificially propagated or pen-raised fowl on a licensed commercial fowl hunting preserve. Check with the hunting preserve for information. $10.00

For more information on all available licenses, how and where to purchase your license and application packets, visit www.outdooralabama.com/alabama-license-information.