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Barbour County WMA

Located in Barbour County near Clayton. 18,924 acres; Big game and small game hunting. MAP

PERMITS: Season permits for small game, archery, and turkey may be obtained from self-service box at checking station. Permits requested by mail should be made to Frank Allen 188 Christa Dr. Midway, AL 36053 (Phone [334] 529-3222); Requests must include current hunting license number and large, stamped, self-addressed envelope. All deer hunters (including archery) during the gun, youth and primitive weapons deer hunts shall be issued a hunting permit and shall report in and out at the checking station located at the area headquarters All deer killed shall be reported to personnel at the checking station which will open no later than 5:00 am Trapping permits may be obtained only from area biologist. Roads are closed seasonally from May 1 to September 15 Special buck size harvest restrictions apply.

DEER

(Youth) Stalk Hunting Hunter’s Choice (except spotted fawns – (Buck size restrictions apply (at least three points on one side) - one deer per day): Nov. 10.

(Gun) Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice: Nov. 23-24; Nov. 27; Dec. 4; Dec. 7-8; Dec. 18; Dec. 27-29; Jan. 4-5; Jan. 8; Jan. 18-19; Jan. 22-23. On each hunt, a predetermined percentage of the permits issued will be Hunter's choice permits (except spotted fawns – Buck size restrictions apply, at least three points on one side - one deer per day).

(Archery) Stalk Hunting Hunter’s Choice (except spotted fawns – Buck size restrictions apply, at least three points on one side - one deer per day): Oct. 15-Jan. 31, except on day of youth deer hunt. (Must obtain deer permit on days of gun deer hunts).

(Primitive Weapons) Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice (except spotted fawns - Buck size restrictions apply, at least three points on one side - one deer per day): Dec. 20-22, Jan. 10-12.

TURKEY - Mar. 15-Apr. 30 (Daylight until 12:00 noon CST). (Youth) Mar. 9 (Daylight until 12:00 noon CST).

 SQUIRREL - Oct. 1-Feb. 28 (except on days of gun, youth, and primitive weapons deer hunts).

QUAIL  - Nov. 17-Feb. 28 (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

RABBIT - Oct. 1-Feb. 28 (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

RACCOON, OPOSSUM, & FOX - Oct. 1-Feb. 28 (No hunting on nights preceding days of gun, youth, and primitive weapons deer hunts. Fox hunting-dogs only-no weapons).

DUCK  - State Season (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

TRAPPING - Dec. 3-Jan. 4 (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

DOVE - State Season - Saturdays and Wednesdays only (12:00 noon until sunset except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

WOODCOCK & SNIPE - Dec. 18-Jan. 28 (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

 

Source:  Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries of the Alabama Department of Conservation

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