Hunting in Alabama


Alabama has more than 1.3 million acres of public hunting land with forest covering 63% of it. And if you’re a hunter who likes to diversify their hunt – Alabama is the perfect state because it has tremendous natural diversity.

Best Animal to Hunt


As mentioned earlier, Alabama has a natural diversity when it comes down to animals spread across the 1+ million acres.

The best animal to hunt in Alabama is whitetail deer where about 200,000 hunters harvest more than 300,000 whitetail every single year.

Other hunting possibilities are a wild turkey, feral hogs, rabbits, squirrel, doves, and a couple of other species.

Best Hunting Locations


Alabama features 35 well-maintained wildlife management areas (WMAs) ranging in all sizes from 400 acres to 90,000+ acres.

There are also plenty of special opportunities areas and even physically disabled areas.

Hunting Requirements

If you’re an Alabama resident, you will need a driving license (or another document with a photo). However, if you’re not an Alabama resident, you will need to purchase a hunting license.

This can be done online through an online form – click here.

For more information on the hunting license and pricing – click here.

Getting to Alabama


Roads leading to Alabama are well-maintained and once in Alabama, you will benefit from 150,000 lane-miles of roadways.

Also, there are 3 major train stations in Alabama: Anniston, Birmingham, and Tuscaloosa – from where you can either rent a car or hire a taxi or hop on a bus.

You can even get to Alabama with an airplane and land at the Mobile Regional Airport.

Things to Keep in Mind

If you’re an Alabama resident who owns a driving license, you may hunt on your own land without having a hunting license.

However, keep in mind that most firearms are banned in the city of Alabama so bow hunting is very popular.

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