Alabama Hunting News

Hunting and Fishing License Requirements for Active Military Modified
Beginning on that date, U.S. military personnel stationed in Alabama on active duty are deemed residents for the purpose of purchasing a hunting license, freshwater fishing license or saltwater fishing license. Proof of active military status must be shown when purchasing a license.
Conservation Advisory Board Approves 2004-05 Hunting Seasons
The Conservation Advisory Board met Saturday, May 22, at Gulf State Park to discuss and set hunting and fishing regulations for the 2004-2005 season. The Board cut short the usual reports from members and departmental divisions to allow more time for the questions and comments from the public, and for discussion of items presented to the Board.
Conservation Advisory Board will Meet May 22
Hunting seasons and bag limits for 2004-2005 will be set May 22 when the Conservation Advisory Board meets at Gulf State Park. The meeting will take place in the ballroom of the resort’s hotel.
Conservation Advisory Board will Meet May 22
Hunting seasons and bag limits for 2004-2005 will be set May 22 when the Conservation Advisory Board meets at Gulf State Park. The meeting will take place in the ballroom of the resort’s hotel.
Final Report on Deer Removal at Oak Mountain State Park
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources reports that 85 deer were removed from Oak Mountain State Park. Of that number, five were collected for necropsy study, 27 were harvested through the regulated archery hunt in January, and 53 were taken by U.S.D.A. Wildlife Services biologists in March.
Conservation Department Seeks Help to Eliminate Deer from Oak Mountain State Park
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is taking additional measures to thin the deer herd at Oak Mountain State Park. A cooperative effort between the Conservation Department and Wildlife Services will remove more deer from the park in the near future.
Conservation Advisory Board Meeting
Montgomery will be the site of the next meeting of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Conservation Advisory Board. The meeting will take place Saturday, March 6, 2004, in the State Capitol Auditorium.
Wildlife Management Areas will Hold Youth Turkey Hunts
Alabama hunters have the opportunity to introduce youngsters to turkey hunting on the Saturday prior to regular opening day of spring turkey season. Youth-adult pairs should check in and out at the WMA checking station as a single unit. Only one firearm will be allowed per youth-adult group. Only the youth hunter will be permitted to utilize the firearm for hunting.
Two-Day Bow Hunt Ends
The first ever deer hunt at an Alabama State Park was held January 27-28, 2004, at Oak Mountain State Park near Birmingham. Designed as the first effort to relieve the overpopulation of deer in the park, the hunt was closely regulated by officials from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Alabama Conservation Department Announces Archery Hunt
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has announced that after careful consideration it will hold an archery deer hunt at Oak Mountain State Park in January. The regulated hunt will take place on January 27-28, 2004, with 70 hunters chosen by a drawing.