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West Jefferson Public Hunting Area

Located in Jefferson County near Oak Grove. 42,678 acres. Big game and small game. MAP

PERMITS: A season permit is required for all hunting and is valid for all game species and seasons hereon listed. Permits may be obtained from :

  • The Grove, Oak Grove, AL;
  • Keith's Hardware, Fairfield,
  • Simmons Sporting Goods, Bessemer;
  • Head's Grocery, Taylor Ferry Road, Alliance;
  • Jefferson County Courthouse

or by writing to Supervising Wildlife Biologist, Mike Sievering, PO Box 305. Northport, AL 35476. Include a large, self-addressed stamped envelope and your current hunting license numbers. For information, call 205/339-5716.

ZONE A

DEER

(Gun) Stalk Hunting Antlered Bucks Only: Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays of the state gun deer season of Nov. 17 – Jan. 31 (No dogs allowed).

(Archery) Stalk Hunting Hunter’s Choice (except spotted fawns): Oct. 15 - Jan. 31. No dogs allowed.

ZONE B:

DEER

(Primitive Weapons) Stalk Hunting Antlered Bucks Only. Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays of the state gun deer season of Nov. 17 – Jan. 31 (No dogs allowed).

(Archery) Stalk Hunting Hunter’s Choice (except spotted fawns): Oct. 15 - Jan. 31. No dogs allowed.

ZONES A & B

TURKEY - Mar. 15-Apr. 30

SQUIRREL - Oct. 1-Feb. 28.

QUAIL - Nov. 17-Feb. 28

WOODCOCK - Dec. 18-Jan. 31

SNIPE - Nov. 14-Feb. 28.

RABBIT - Oct. 1-Feb. 28

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

DOVE - Sept. 15 – Oct. 27 (Mondays, Wednesday, & Saturdays) (noon until sunset).

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

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