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Seven Mile Island

Located in Lauderdale County near Florence. 4,685 acres; waterfowl and small game. MAP

PERMITS: A season permit is required for all hunting and trapping. This permit may be obtained by writing Area Biologist Daniel Toole, PO Box 1314, Florence, AL 35631 and enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope or locally from :

  • McFarland Funland & Bait Shop, McFarland Bottom, Florence:
  • Russell Sporting Good, Florence;
  • Probate Judge's Office, Lauderdale County Courthouse;
  • Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, Decatur, Hwy 72;
  • Wal-Mart, Florence,
  • Box Sporting Goods, Hwy 20, Florence.

Trapping Permits must be obtained from the Area biologist. Federal duck stamp and federal regulation may be obtained at U.S. Post Office. State duck stamp may be obtained at Probate Judge's Office. Archery killed deer must be recorded on report sheet at self-service permit box.

WATERFOWL (except Goose and Canvasback) - Nov. 23 – 25 and Dec. 15 – Jan. 31.

CANVASBACK - Jan. 12-31 (1 per day)

GOOSE - Sept. 29 – Oct. 20 and Dec. 15 – Jan. 31.

SPECIAL TEAL SEASON - Sept. 8 - Sept. 23, ½ hr. before sunrise until sunset.

SPECIAL CANADA GOOSE SEASON - Sept. 1 – Sept. 15.

YOUTH WATERFOWL - State Season

DEER

(Archery) Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice (except spotted fawns – one deer per day) Dec. 29 – Jan 31.

DOVE - Sept. 15 - Oct. 28, Noon until sunset. Dec. 22 - Jan. 6, Noon until sunset.

SQUIRREL - Oct. 1-Feb. 28.

SNIPE - Nov. 14-Feb. 28.

RACCOON & OPOSSUM - Oct. 1-Feb. 28

RABBIT - Oct. 1-Feb. 28.

BLACKBIRD, CROW & STARLING -  Sept. 15-Feb. 28.

QUAIL - Nov. 17-Feb. 28.

WOODCOCK - Dec. 18-Jan. 31.

RAIL - Sept. 8-23; and Nov. 28 – Jan. 20.

TRAPPING - Nov. 17-Feb. 20.

BOW-FISHING - During other scheduled hunts and Mar. 1-Aug. 31 - Nongame fish only.

BEAVER - Open during any other legal season using weapons and ammunition approved for those hunts.

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

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