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2012-2013 Alabama Hunting Season Dates and Bag Limits

Please note: this is still in DRAFT format by the State of Alabama. We will update this file with the complete finalized document when it is available. Please bookmark this page and check back with Southern Hunting Land for updates to the 2012-2013 Alabama Season.

DRAFT - as approved by CAB 3-10-12

 

DCNR

2012-2013 SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS

As approved by the Conservation Advisory Board March 2012. All information is subject to be changed. Note: Federal Guidelines are not final concerning all migratory birds, include the dove season dates. Please check back for any changes.

Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries

4/13/2012

 

DRAFT - as approved by CAB 3-10-12 1

HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRAPPING

2012-2013 SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS

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.

 

NOTICE: 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.

Provided as a guide to hunting season. If questions, contact your local District Office.

See our website at www.outdooralabama.com for more hunting & fishing information.

DEER

ANTLERED BUCKS – bare antlers visible above natural hairline – Statewide – one a day. WHITE-TAILED BUCK LIMIT – three during all combined seasons. One of the three must have at least 4 antler points 1” or longer on one antler (except for Barbour County). A point is an antler projection of at least one inch in length from base to tip. Main beam tip shall be counted as a point regardless of length. BARBOUR COUNTY ANTLER RESTRICTION –white-tailed deer bucks must have a minimum of three points on one side, (except on the statewide special youth deer hunting date).

UNANTLERED DEER (except spotted fawns) – During the Unantlered Deer Gun, Special Muzzleloader, Bow and Arrow, Spear, and Special Youth (under 16) Seasons, two deer per day – only one of which may be an antlered buck (two unantlered deer; or, one unantlered deer and one antlered deer).

SPECIAL YOUTH (UNDER 16) DEER HUNTING– Statewide, (includes all Privately Owned and Leased Lands and Open Permit – Public Lands (except Wildlife Management Areas) on November 9-12. Dog hunting in those counties or parts of counties where and how it is allowed during the regular dog deer hunting season. Same legal arms and ammunition apply as in Unantlered Deer season, in accordance with Rule 220-2-.119. See the 2012-13 Wildlife Management Area Schedule for youth deer hunting dates and other information.

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.

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