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Blue Springs WMA

Located in Covington County near Andalusia. 23,370 acres; Big game and small game hunting. MAP

PERMITS.  Season permits will be issued for small game, archery deer and turkey. All deer hunters (including archery) during the gun deer hunts shall be issued a daily permit from the checking station and shall report in and out at the checking station located at the Blue Spring Equipment Shed near Open Pond Tower in Conecuh National Forest. Checking station will open no later than 5:00 am. Season permits requested by mail issued by Area Biologist Thagard Colvin, 1100 S 3-Notch St, Andalusia, AL 36420 (Phone [334] 222-5415). Request must include current hunting license numbers and a large stamped self-addressed envelope. Season permits available on a self-service basis from the checking station or during business hours at the Wildlife District Vl Office in Andalusia. Trapping permits must be obtained from the area biologist.

DEER

(Youth) Stalk Hunting Hunter’s Choice: Nov. 10 (except spotted fawns - one deer per day). (Gun) Stalk Hunting Antlered Bucks Only: Nov. 17*; Nov. 30*-Dec. 1*; Dec. 18-19*; Dec. 28-29*; Jan. 18-19*. *On Nov. 17; Nov. 30; Dec. 1; Dec. 19; Dec. 29; and Jan. 19, a predetermined percentage of the permits issued will be Hunter's Choice permits (except spotted fawns – one deer per day). Dog Hunting Antlered Bucks Only: Dec. 7-8; and Jan. 4-5.

(Archery) Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice (except spotted fawns): Oct. 15-Jan. 31. (except on days of youth, gun and primitive weapons deer hunts). (Primitive Weapons) Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice (except spotted fawns – one deer per day): Dec. 12-15. No Checking in or out.

TURKEY

(Youth) March 9 (daylight until 12:00 noon CST) Gobblers Only. (Gun) Mar. 15-Apr. 25 (Daylight until 12:00 noon CST).

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

RACCOON & OPOSSUM - Oct. 15-Feb. 28 (Nighttime hours only - except nights preceding days of gun, youth, and primitive weapons deer hunts).

WOODCOCK & SNIPE - Dec. 18-Jan. 31 (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

WATERFOWL - State Season (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts; No hunting permitted on Open, Buck, Ditch, and Blue Ponds).

QUAIL - Dec. 1-Feb. 15 (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

TRAPPING - Jan. 15-Feb. 20.

RABBIT - Dec. 1-Feb. 15 (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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