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Sam R. Murphy WMA

(Formerly Lamarion WMA ) Located in Lamar and Marion Counties near Guin. 25,150 acres; big game and small game. MAP

PERMITS:  Gun deer permits will be issued daily from the checking station located 12 mile east of Pikeville on Marion Co. Road 2. Pikeville is 4 miles north of Guin, AL on US Hwys. 43, 78, 278 Season small game, archery deer, and turkey permits can be obtained by writing Area Biologist Charles R. Sharp, PO Box 285, Guin. AL 35583. Include a large, self addressed, stamped envelope and your current hunting license numbers and indicate the permit you desire.

Season permits will also be available at Western Auto Store, Guin; Black's Hardware, Guin; Texaco Truck Stop, Hwy 78 Hamilton; Marion County Lake; and Western Auto, Sulligent during regular business hours. Trapping permits must be obtained from the area biologist. Archery killed deer must be recorded on report sheet at self-service permit box.

DEER

(Gun) Stalk Hunting Antlered Bucks Only: Dec. 14-15*; and Dec. 28-Dec. 29*, Jan. 11-12*, Jan. 25- 26*. *On Dec. 15, Dec. 29, Jan. 12, and Jan. 26, a predetermined percentage of the permits issued will be Hunter's choice permits (except spotted fawns - one deer per day). Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice (except spotted fawns - One Deer per day): Nov 17-23.

(Archery) Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice (except spotted fawns - One Deer per day): Oct. 15 - Jan. 31, (except on days of 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).

QUAIL - Nov. 24-Feb. 28 (except on days of scheduled gun deer hunts).

RACCOON, OPOSSUM - Oct. 1-Feb. 28 (Nighttime only). No hunting on nights preceding scheduled gun deer hunts)

DOVE - Sept. 15-Oct. 27; Dec. 22-Jan. 6. Wednesdays & Saturdays only - noon until sunset.

TRAPPING - Jan. 1-Feb. 20.

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

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

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