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Deer Hunting Seasons

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SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS

If notes 1, 2 or 3 appear by the county listed, see the special exceptions at the end of this chart:

  • Note (1) relates to Dog Deer Hunting.
  • Note (2) relates to U.S. Corp of Engineers Lands.
  • Note (3) relates to National Forest Service Lands.

County

Antlered Bucks

Unantlered Deer

Antlered Bucks and
Unantlered Deer

By Stalk or
Dog Hunting

Stalk Hunting Only

No Dogs

Privately Owned or Leased Land Only

Open Permit-
Public Land

Special Muzzleloader

Privately Owned or Leased Land and National Forest Service Land

Stalk Hunting Only (No Dogs)

Bow and Arrow and Spear

Stalk Hunting Only
(No Dogs)

Autauga

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Baldwin

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Barbour

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Bibb 1,3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Blount

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Bullock

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Butler 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Calhoun 3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Chambers 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Cherokee

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Chilton 1,3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Choctaw 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Clarke

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Clay 3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Cleburne 3

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Coffee 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Colbert

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Conecuh

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Coosa 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Covington 1,3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Crenshaw 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Cullman

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Dale1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Dallas 3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

DeKalb

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Elmore 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Escambia 3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Etowah

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Fayette 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Franklin 3

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Geneva 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Greene 1,2

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Hale 1,3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Henry 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Houston

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Jackson

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Jefferson

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Lamar

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Lauderdale

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Lawrence 3

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Lee

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Limestone

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Lowndes

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Macon 1,3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Madison

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Marengo

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Marion

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Marshall

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Mobile

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Monroe

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Montgomery

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Morgan

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Perry 1,3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Pickens 1,2

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Pike

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Randolph

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Russell

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Shelby

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

St. Clair

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Sumter 2

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Talladega 3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Tallapoosa 1

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Tuscaloosa 1,3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Walker

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Washington

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Wilcox

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Winston 1,3

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12–Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

1 DDH Exceptions:

Dog Deer Hunting by Special Permit Only
Chambers; Chilton (outside the following boundaries: US Hwy. 82 from the Bibb County line south to AL Hwy. 183, west to the Perry County line); Choctaw (that area south of AL Hwy. 10 and west of AL Hwy. 17 and north of County Road 18 from AL Hwy. 17 to County Road 14 then north of County Road 14 to the Mississippi state line); Coosa; Covington (north of US Hwy. 84); Geneva; Henry; Macon (that area inside the following boundaries: from County Road 24 at the Lee County line, west and south to County Road 26, west to County Road 10, southeast to County Road 5, south to County Road 47, south to County Road 2, east to the Russell County line); Pickens (north of US Hwy. 82); and Tallapoosa counties except by special permit from the Department. Individual property owners in Chambers and Coosa counties may hunt with dogs on their own property without special permit. No dog deer hunting allowed on Open Permit-Public Land (see Hunting Lands ).

By Stalk Hunting Only (No Dogs)
That area of Bibb; Chilton; and Perry: east of AL Hwy. 219, south of US Hwy. 82 and north of AL Hwy. 183. Butler: south of AL Hwy. 106 and east of I-65. Coffee: that area inside the following boundaries, AL Hwy. 134 from the Covington County Line, east to County Road 460, south to the Geneva County line, east to the Dale County line, north to AL Hwy. 134, west to AL Hwy. 87, north to US Hwy. 84, west to AL Hwy. 189, south to the AL Hwy. 41 and north to US Hwy. 84, west to the Covington County line. Crenshaw: that area north of AL Hwy. 10 and that area inside the following boundaries, from the east city limit of Luverne, US Hwy. 29 east to the junction of County Road 57, County Road 57 south to the junction of Davis Road, Davis Road west to County Road 41, County Road 41 south to US Hwy. 331, US Hwy. 331 north to County Road 41, County Road 41 north to County Road 39, County Road 39 north to the Luverne city limit. Dale: that area inside the following boundaries, Judy Creek south to Dale County Road 36, east to AL Hwy. 27, north to the Henry County line, north to the Barbour County line, west to Judy Creek. Elmore: that area east of US Hwy. 231, south of AL Hwy. 14, west of
Tumkeehatchee Creek and north of the Tallapoosa River. Fayette: that area west of US Hwy. 43 and north of AL Hwy. 18. Hale and Perry: that area inside the following boundaries, from County Road 32 at the Hale County Line, west to the intersection of AL Hwy. 25, AL Hwy. 25 north until it intersects with the Talladega National Forest boundary, following the boundary south until it intersects the Perry County line, following the National Forest boundary east to Perry County Road 23, south to the intersection of Perry County Road 29, south to the Spring Hill Church Road, Spring Hill Church Road west to the junction of Perry County Road 23 and AL Hwy. 14, west to the Hale County line. Greene; Pickens; and Tuscaloosa: that area inside the following boundaries, in Pickens County from the intersection of US Hwy. 82 and County Road 63, south on County Road 63 to Benevola, County Road 2 (commonly known as the Romulus Road) east through Greene County to US Hwy. 82 in Tuscaloosa County.
Tuscaloosa: that area north of US Hwy. 82. Winston: that area east of AL Hwy. 5 from the Walker County line to Natural Bridge and all that area north of US Hwy. 278.

2 U.S. Corp of Engineers Lands

U.S. Corp of Engineers Lands in Greene; Pickens; and Sumter counties special muzzleloader and unantlered deer season same as privately owned or leased lands in those counties.

3 NATIONAL FOREST SERVICE LANDS, except Wildlife Management Areas

See the table below.

 

Deer Hunting Seasons: National Forest Service Lands
(except Wildlife Management Areas)

County

Antlered Bucks

By Stalk or Dog Hunting

Antlered Bucks

Stalk Hunting Only

(No Dogs or Buckshot)

Unantlered Deer

Same as Open Permit
for County

Special
Muzzleloader

Stalk Hunting Only
(No Dogs)

Bow and Arrow
and Spear

Stalk Hunting Only
(No Dogs)

Bibb

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Calhoun

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Chilton

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Clay

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Cleburne

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Covington

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Dallas

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Escambia

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Franklin

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Hale

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Lawrence

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Macon

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Perry

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Talladega

Nov 17–Jan 15

Jan 16–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Tuscaloosa

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

Winston

No Dog Season

Nov 17–Jan 31

Dec 15–Jan 1

Nov 12Nov 16

Oct 15–Jan 31

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