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Coosa WMA

Located in Coosa County near Rockford. 37,291 acres: Big game and small game. MAP

PERMIT: Season permits for the Jan 5-11 gun deer hunt and small game, turkey, and archery (deer and turkey) may be obtained by writing (must include self-addressed, business size, stamped envelope) Area Biologist Joel D Glover, PO Box 212, Rockford, AL 35136 (Phone [205] 377-2437); or Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, Wildlife Section, 64 North Union Street, Montgomery AL 36130 (Phone [334] 242-3469).

Season permits issued locally at Kelley's Cross Roads Grocery, Hwy 22, and Toodlum's off Hwy 231 in Hanover. All hunters (including archery) during the gun deer hunts on Nov 23-24, Dec 8, and Jan 25-26 and primitive weapons deer hunts on Dec 21-22 shall be issued a hunting permit and shall report in and out at the checking station located at Mt. Moriah Church approximately 7 miles south of Weogufka off of County Hwy 29

All deer killed shall be reported to personnel at the checking station. The checking station will be opened not later than 5:00 a.m. Trapping permits may be obtained only from area biologist.

DEER

(Gun) Stalk Hunting Antlered Bucks Only: Nov. 23-24; Dec. 8*; Jan. 5-11, Jan 25- 26. *On Dec. 8, a predetermined percentage of the permits issued will be Hunter's Choice permits (except spotted fawns - one deer per day)

(Primitive Weapons) Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice (except spotted fawns – one deer per day): Dec. 21-22.

(Archery) Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice (except spotted fawns - one deer per day): Oct. 15 - Jan. 31. Must harvest antlered buck only on days of gun stalk deer hunts. NOTE: All archery hunters must obtain deer permit on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts.

TURKEY

(Archery) Nov. 17-Jan. 1 (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

(Gun) Mar.15-Apr. 25 (Daylight until 12:00 noon CST).

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

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

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

RACCOON, OPOSSUM, & FOX  - Oct. 1-Jan. 31 (Daylight hours only - no hunting on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts). Feb. 1-Feb. 28 (Nighttime hours only).

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

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

DOVE - Sept. 15; Sept. 22 (12:00 noon until sunset).

WOODCOCK & SNIPE - Jan. 1-Jan. 31 (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

FERAL HOG - Open during any other daylight season using weapons and ammunition approved for those hunts (No dogs allowed).

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

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