ALABAMA HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES ON SALE AUG. 27
The sale of recreational hunting and fishing licenses for Alabama’s 2012-2013 seasons begins Aug. 27. Officials with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) say purchasing online at OutdoorAlabama.com is the easiest way for consumers to obtain licenses.
Prices will be $25.05 for a resident all game license and $16.70 for a resident small game license. An all game license is required for hunting deer and turkey in Alabama. A resident freshwater fishing license is $12.50, while a saltwater fishing license is $21.95. Seven-day saltwater trip licenses are $9.35 and are valid for 168 consecutive hours.
In addition to purchasing online with a credit card, licenses are also available by telephone at 888-848-6887, at county courthouses and at many sporting goods retail outlets and marinas.
A listing of Alabama’s hunting and fishing regulations, seasons and bag limits may be found in the annual “Alabama Hunting and Fishing Digest,” available where licenses are sold or online at OutdoorAlabama.com.
Besides name and address, the following information is needed to purchase a hunting or fishing license: driver’s license number, date of birth, sex, height, weight, eye color and hair color. Those born on or after Aug. 1, 1977, and purchasing a hunting license will also need to provide a hunter education number. Hunter education class information is available at www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/education.
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Police, Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.