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Wildlife Management Areas

Alabama Public Hunting Areas

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The Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources continues development, maintenance, and management of over 775,000 acres of land for the Alabama hunter. These areas are financed with funds derived from hunting licenses and federal excise tax on firearms and ammunition. Located below you will find a list of public hunting areas in Alabama.

The WMA Hunting Schedule is available by clicking on the appropriate link on the right side of this page under "In this Section".  The Adobe Acrobat Reader is used to view and print PDF files. It is free and can be downloaded here.

Special rules and regulations apply on all Wildlife Management Areas.  Individuals should check area map or with Area Biologists for specifics.

A hunting license, management area permit, and management area license are required when hunting on management areas, except a Wildlife Heritage License is valid in lieu of resident State Hunting and WMA License for small game hunting, excluding waterfowl. 

Detailed harvest reports for each of the Wildlife Management Areas is available on the publications page of this website.  General deer harvest summaries are available for each WMA by clicking here


The Forever Wild Land Trust: An interim report to the citizens of Alabama - 1992 through 2009 



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