The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Waterfowl Program is dedicated to improving waterfowl habitat and hunting opportunities on public and private lands throughout Alabama. WFF Biologists provide technical assistance to landowners and other entities regarding many aspects of waterfowl management. Other responsibilities include conducting aerial waterfowl surveys, wood duck banding, and other activities related to representing the interests of Alabama waterfowl hunters on flyway and national committees.
To hunt waterfowl in Alabama, you must have the following:
- Hunting License (unless exempt)
- Federal Duck Stamp
- Alabama Duck Stamp (unless exempt)
- Harvest Information Program Certification, HIP (free)
- Wildlife Management License, IF hunting on a WMA (unless exempt)
How to Report a Band
If you harvest a duck with a band, report it online at www.reportband.gov.