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Covington WMA

Located in Covington and Geneva Counties near Florala. 22,490 acres; Big game and small game. MAP

PERMITS: Daily Permits will be issued for gun deer hunting from checking station located near Lawrence Fire Tower on Covington Co. Hwy. 89, which will open no later than 5:00 a m. Season permits will be issued for small game, archery deer, and turkey and are available at Clem's Tackle Shop, Hwy. 84 W., Opp; Lockhart Grocery, Florala; Revel's Grocery, 4 miles west of Samson on Hwy 52; and on a self-service basis from the checking station.

Permits requested by mail should be made to Area Biologist John Powers, 1100 South 3-Notch Street Andalusia. AL 36420: Phone (334) 222-5415. Request must include current hunting license number and large, stamped, self-addressed envelope Trapping permits may be obtained only from area biologists.

DEER

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

(Gun) Stalk Hunting Antlered Bucks Only: Nov. 17; Nov. 23-24; Dec. 7-8; Dec. 14-15; Dec. 28-29; Jan. 11-12; Jan. 18-19; Jan. 25-26. 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 daily permit on stalk hunts. Only antlered buck will be legal during stalk 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): Nov. 30-Dec. 1; Jan. 4-5.

TURKEY

(Youth) Mar. 9. (Daylight until 12:00 noon CST). Mar. 15-Apr. 25 (Daylight until 12:00 noon CST).

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

QUAIL & RABBIT - Nov. 18-Feb. 28 (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

TRAPPING - Nov. 18-Feb. 20.

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

DOVE - Oct. 6; Oct. 13; Oct. 20; Oct. 27; Nov. 3; (12:00 Noon until sunset).

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

SNIPE - Nov. 14-Feb. 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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