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Alabama Bird Hunting

2016-2017 Updated Seasons Available Soon

Seasons Span November 8 –
February 29, 2016

Alabama Bird Hunting 

Resident License Fees:
Annual Small Game $17.45

Non-Resident License Fees:
Annual Small Game $98.50
3-Day Small Game $43.70
10-Day Small Game $60.15

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Visit State DNR Website

*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific
Bobwhite Quail

Alabama Bobwhite Season

November 7 – February 29, 2016

Limits: 8 per day, 8 possession

Woodcock

Alabama Woodcock Season

December 18 – January 31, 2015

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Lab in a Watering Hole

Getting to Know the Rubys a Foot at a Time

Going from barely above sea level to over 8,000 feet in the span of a few days is challenging. So I’ve elected to start this hunt just focusing on the next step.  Sure I’m here to bird hunt. But right now we just have to get  legs and lungs acclimated to this new environment. I … Read more

Brian Koch
Bird Hunting Buddies

Upland with Friends

It’s easy for me to get caught up in this solo pursuit. The rhythm of walking to the horizon with shotgun in hand appeals to my obsessive nature. Shut out the world and follow the dogs. Simple. Quiet. Rewarding. But decades ago I came to be a bird hunter because of friends sharing their experience … Read more

Brian Koch
Drought Image

Upland Birds Seeing Red

The US Drought Monitor Map gives a pretty depressing view for more than half the country. There is a distinct yellow to deep red tone painting most of the areas west of the Mississippi and south of the Oregon Trail. The Drought Monitor uses a number of factors – soil moisture, streamflow, precipitation and more … Read more

Brian Koch