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Alabama's CWD Sampling Program

Temporary Oyster Management Closure November 27-29

Lake Guntersville State Park Superintendent Earns Small Hotelier of the Year Honors

Alabama's Fears Fuels Fire for Dutch Oven Revival

Now that the weather has finally cooled, the outdoors takes on a whole new appeal for many in Alabama. Hunting and camping are likely on the agenda, and being able to feed a delicious meal to a group of hunters or campers can often hinge on your upbringing. If you’re like J. Wayne Fears, who calls Tater Knob in Jackson County, Alabama, home, it means breaking out the cast iron, just as his ancestors did while trapping and living off the land in north Alabama. What Fears finds interesting is that a new generation is discovering the benefits of cast iron.