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Skyline/James D. Martin WMA

Located in Jackson County near Scottsboro. 26,968 acres; big game and small game. MAP

PERMITS: Season permits for the gun deer hunts of Dec 15-22, Jan 12-15, and Jan 26-29, and for small game, archery deer, and turkey may be obtained by writing (must enclose self-addressed, business size stamped envelope) Area Biologist James J. Schrenkel, 311 Sleepy Lane. Woodville, AL 35776; phone (256) 587-6474 or locally from

  • Kirk's Chevron, Hwy. 72, Hollywood, AL:
  • Woodall's Grocery, Hytop Community, Hwy 79;
  • Crossroad Grocery. Hytop Community, Hwy. 79;
  • J C 's Gun and Tackle University Drive NW, Huntsville;
  • Wiley's Outdoors, Sportsman's Drive, Huntsville, AL.

Gun deer permits for the hunts on Nov 10, Nov 17, and Nov 23-24, and the primitive weapons hunts on Nov 30 Dec 1 will be issued for each hunt from checking stations located on Jackson County Rd 55 one and one half miles north of Co Rd. 42, and at the intersection of Hwy. 146 and Hwy 79 near Woodall's Grocery Trapping permits must be obtained from Area Biologist James J Schrenkel All deer killed shall be reported to the administrator of the hunt. Checking stations will be open from 5:00 AM until 5:30 PM on dates of the one-day and two-day gun deer and primitive weapons hunts.

DEER

(Youth) Stalk Hunting Hunter’s Choice (except spotted fawns – one deer per day): Nov. 10.

(Gun) Stalk Hunting Antlered Bucks Only: Nov. 17; Nov. 23-24; Dec. 15-22; Jan. 12-15 and Jan. 26-29.

(Archery) Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice (except spotted fawns): Oct. 15-Jan. 31 (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts). No hunting on day of youth hunt.

(Primitive Weapons) Stalk Hunting Hunter's Choice (except spotted fawns): Nov. 30-Dec. 1. (One deer per day). Check station open on Nov. 17, 23, 24, 30 and Dec. 1.

TURKEY - Mar. 15-April 30 (Daylight until 12:00 noon CST).

DOVE - Sept. 15-Oct. 28; Dec. 22-Jan. 6 (Wednesdays and Saturdays only). 12:00 noon until sunset. (except on days of gun and primitive weapons deer hunts).

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

RABBIT - Jan. 1-Feb. 28 (except on days of gun deer hunts).

RACCOON, OPOSSUM & FOX - Feb. 1-28 (Fox hunting - dogs only - no weapons).

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

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

TRAPPING - Nov. 17-Feb. 20.

QUAIL - Dec. 1-Dec. 17 (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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