hunting

New Law Allows Alabamians to Hunt Hogs and Coyotes at Night

Alabama is making it easier to hunt two animals that often stir up all kinds of problems for landowners, 
coyotes and feral hogs.

The state wildlife agency says a new law signed by Gov. Kay Ivey allows hunters who purchase a license to kill the animals at night.

Alabama Offers New License for Bait Hunting of Deer and Pigs

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A new license allowing bait to be used in the hunting of white-tailed deer and feral pigs in Alabama is now on sale. Al.com reports that the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is issuing the annual bait privilege license after a new law was passed. The Alabama Legislature approved the baited hunting measure last…

Hunting Season Provides Huge Economic Impact

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Hunting season is just around the corner and outdoorsman all over the state are getting ready. Sportsmen in West Alabama say hunting is more than just a hobby. They say its a way of life. They say the Black Belt area is known for some of the best hunting in the country. And that’s makes…

Deer Management Workshop Held in Marion Junction

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The only season that truly rivals football season in Alabama is hunting season. There’s an effort underway to make it even better in Black Belt counties than it already is. The Perry County Natural Resource Council held a workshop on Deer Management for area landowners Friday. Topics at the workshop included — Understanding the Relationship…

Alabama Looks to Extend Gun Deer Season

The Alabama gun deer season could run 10 extra days in the upcoming season. Media outlets report the state Conservation Advisory Board is proposing that firearms deer season run from Nov. 19 through Feb. 10, 2017. However, the board would also make the state’s Game Check program mandatory. Game Check is a program that is currently voluntary in which licensed…