Alabama alligator hunting

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Alligator site

Application Dates: June 2, 2015 at 8:00 AM CDT and ends July 14, 2015 at 8:00AM CDT Apply Here

Age and residency requirement: 16 or older, Must be resident

Hunting Season:
SOUTHWEST ALABAMA - From 8:00 p.m. August 13, 2015 until 6:00 a.m. August 16, 2015 and from 8:00 p.m. August 20, 2015 until 6:00 a.m. August 23, 2015.
SOUTHEAST ALABAMA – From 8:00 p.m. August 15, 2015 until 6:00 a.m. September 7, 2015.
WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA - From 8:00 p.m. August 13, 2015 until 6:00 a.m. August 16, 2015 and from 8:00 p.m. August 20, 2015 until 6:00 a.m. August 23, 2015.
LAKE EUFAULA – From sunrise August 14 until sunrise October 5.

Hunting Hours:
Southwest, Southeast and West Central Zones - 8:00 PM till 6:00 AM.
Lake Eufaula Zone - Daytime and Nighttime Hours.

Legal Methods Of Take: Capture methods are restricted to hand-held snares, snatch hooks (hand-held or rod/reel), harpoons (with attached line), and bowfishing equipment (with line attached from arrow to bow or crossbow). No use of bait is allowed. Before dispatch alligator must have a noose or snare secured around the neck or leg in a manner that the alligator is controlled.

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