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Lowndes WMA

Located in northern Lowndes County near White Hall. 10,424 acres; big game and small game. MAP

PERMITS:  Season Permits for the Dec 15-21 gun deer hunt, special feral hog season Aug 18-Sept 7 and small game, turkey, and archery (deer and turkey) will be issued locally by

  • Shirley's Grocery, Co Rd 29 St Clair,
  • U.S Army Corps of Engineers Assistant Resource Office, Hwy 80, White Hall;
  • Langley's Marina, Henderson Road, White Hall;
  • White Hall Super Market, County Road 23, White Hall;
  • Hall's Grocery, Old Selma Road, Montgomery;
  • Amerson's Grocery. Hwy 80. White Hall;
  • Logan's Grocery. Hwy 80, White Hall;
  • Beeline Gas Station (Beeline Gas Station is open 7days/week and 24 hours/day) Lowndesboro;
  • Walter Craig, Inc . Hwy. 22, Selma;

or by writing Area Biologist Chris Jaworowski, 227 Ridgeland Farm Road, Lowndesboro, AL 36752, or Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, Wildlife Section 64 North Union Street, Montgomery, AL 36130. (Phone (334) 242-3469) All deer hunters (including archery during the gun deer hunts) Nov 30-Dec 1, Jan 4-5, Jan 18-19 and on the primitive weapons deer hunt Jan 22 and youth deer hunt Nov 10 shall be issued a hunting permit and shall report in and out at the checking station located on Hunters Loop Road off Henderson Road The checking station will be open no later than 5:00 am. Trapping permits may be obtained only 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. 30- Dec. 1; Dec. 15-21; Jan. 4-5; Jan. 18-19 (one deer per day).

(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; no hunting on date of Youth Deer Hunt.

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

TURKEY

(Youth) Mar. 9 (daylight until 12:00 noon CST) Mar. 15-Apr. 30 (Daylight until 12:00 noon CST).

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

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

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

RACCOON, OPOSSUM & FOX - Oct. 1-Feb. 28 (nighttime hours only) (except on days of youth, gun and primitive weapons deer hunts). (Fox hunting - dogs only - no weapons).

DOVE - State season-Saturdays and Wednesdays only (12:00 noon until sunset) (except on days of gun and youth deer hunts).

WATERFOWL -  State season- Saturdays and Wednesdays only; (1/2 half hour before sunrise to sunset) (except on days of gun, primitive weapons and youth deer hunts).

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

FERAL HOG - Open during any other legal daylight season using weapons and ammunition approved for those hunts. (No dogs allowed). FERAL HOG Special Aug. 18-Sept. 7 (South Road Area Only) Permitted Firearms, and Bow and Arrow and Hunter Orange requirements, same as that for gun deer hunting on WMAs (No dogs allowed).

WOODCOCK & SNIPE - Dec.24- Jan. 31 (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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