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Alabama

Hunting

Waterfowl Seasons & Limits

Special Youth, Active Military and Military Veteran's Waterfowl Hunting Days

November 20 and February 5

  • Note: At time of printing, federal guidelines were not final. See Alabama Waterfowl Hunting Guide.
  • Same shooting hours, bag limits, and legal arms and ammunition apply as in regular waterfowl season, in accordance with Rule 220-2-.119.

Special Teal Season

September 11 – September 26

  • Note: At time of printing, federal guidelines were not final. See Alabama Waterfowl Hunting Guide.
  • 6 a day
  • Shooting Hours: One-half hour before Sunrise to Sunset.

Duck, Coot and Merganser

November 26 – November 27
December 4 – January 30

  • Note: At time of printing, federal guidelines were not final. See Alabama Waterfowl Hunting Guide.
  • Shooting Hours: One-half hour before Sunrise to Sunset.

Duck

  • 6 ducks a day — may include no more than 4 Mallards (no more than 2 of which may be female), 3 Wood Ducks, 1 Mottled Duck, 2 Black Duck, 2 Redhead, 1 Pintail, 2 Canvasback, and 1 Scaup.

Coot

  • 15 a day

Merganser

  • 5 a day, only 2 may be a Hooded Merganser.

Geese

  • Note: At time of printing, federal guidelines were not final.
    See
    Alabama Waterfowl Hunting Guide.
  • Statewide.
  • Shooting Hours: One-half hour before Sunrise to Sunset.

All Geese:

September 4 – October 3
October 16 – October 30
November 26 – November 27
December 4 – January 30

Dark Geese (Canada, White-Fronted, Brant)

  • The aggregate bag limit shall be 5 a day.

Light Geese (Snow, Blue, Ross's)

  • The aggregate bag limit shall be 5 a day.

Deer Seasons & Bag limits