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Cahaba River WMA

Located in Bibb and Shelby counties near West Blocton. 41,500 acres; Big game and small game hunting. MAP

PERMITS: Gun deer permits will be issued daily from the checking station. Season small game, archery deer and turkey permits can be obtained locally at

  • McKinney Wrecker Service, Rt. 2, Box 2, West Blocton, AL 35184;
  • Greenpond Grocery, PO Box 134, Greenpond, AL 35074;
  • Wee Mart, 270 Hwy 52, Helena, AL (Phone: [205] 425-9027);
  • Holcomb Building Supply, 3690 Hwy. 25, Montevallo, AL 351 15;
  • Hosses, Co. Rd 54, Pea Ridge, AL;

or by writing Area Biologist Rick Roberts, 10398 Montevallo Rd., Brierfield, AL 35035, 205-926-5982. Include a large, self-addressed stamped envelope and your current hunting license numbers and indicate the permit you desire. Trapping Permits must be obtained from the area biologist.

DEER

(Gun) Stalk Hunting Antlered Bucks Only: Nov. 23-24; Dec. 7-8; Dec. 21-22; Jan. 18-19.

(Archery) Stalk Hunting Hunter’s Choice (except spotted fawns): Oct. 15 - Jan. 31 (except on days of scheduled gun deer hunts).

TURKEY - March 15 - April 30 (Daylight until 12:00 noon CST).

SQUIRREL - Oct. 1 - Feb. 28 (except on days of scheduled gun deer hunts).

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

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

DOVE  - Sept. 15 – Oct. 27 - Wednesdays and Saturdays only. - noon until sunset.

WATERFOWL - State Season (except on days of gun deer hunts).

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

WOODCOCK - Dec. 18 - Jan. 31 (except on days of scheduled gun deer hunts).

TRAPPING -  Jan. 1 - Feb. 20.

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

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