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Outdoor Alabama News

State Public Fishing Lakes Are Open

​​​​​​​Oyster Management Area Opening

Pike County Public Fishing Lake Temporarily Closed Dec. 23

Public Land Provides Opportunities to Hunt Rut All Season

Most people think the rutting activity of white-tailed deer in Alabama occurs mostly in January and into February. However, if you’re willing to travel, hunters can take advantage of the rut in the state from mid-November through early February. Plus, you can hunt the rut during that lengthy period on public land, according to Chris Smith of the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division. Early in the 20th century, Alabama’s deer herd was extremely limited because of unregulated harvest. Most of the animals were in southwest Alabama, with isolated pockets…

STATE LANDS - HOW TO BID ON HUNTING LEASES