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Access to the water is one hurdle for boaters and anglers in Alabama's coastal counties, where high land prices and high demand can leave those who want to launch a boat waiting in line.However, … more
The return of the shark category to the 89th annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo (ADSFR) was a rousing success with 15 sharks weighed in during the three-day event, with one riding the ferry from … more
With the Gulf Coast in the peak of fishing season for the abundant reef fish in Alabama's vast artificial reef zone, the Return 'Em Right program is designed to educate anglers on how to ensure any … more
Protecting a nationally recognized estuary in a rapidly developing coastal area can be a bit like putting together a puzzle where the pieces are constantly being shuffled and changed. This is exactly … more
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) continues to provide citizens with groundbreaking opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in new, innovative ways.The ADCNR's Wildlife … more
The U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer said only minutes remained before he reached the point of no return. Kevin Olmstead of Fairhope, a veteran angler and fishing guide for more than 20 years, had … more
On Saturday, June 11, Alabamians and out-of-state visitors alike will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters including both freshwater and saltwater. Free Fishing Day allows … more
By a wide margin, Alabama voters approved the amendment on the ballot May 24 to provide as much as $80 million in funding for improvements and enhancements to Alabama's 21 State Parks. "I would … more
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' (ADCNR) Marine Resources Division (MRD) reminds anglers that Alabama state waters and federal waters will open to private and … more
A storied history, rich culture and fertile soil are not the only features of the Alabama Black Belt to be celebrated. The Black Belt is also an important economic driver in our state's outdoor … more
Alabama boasts some of the most beautiful and highest-rated state parks in the nation. To maintain that beauty and integrity, a funding mechanism will be on the May 24 ballot.The State Parks … more
Alabama is known for some of the best bass fishing in the world. Our state is blessed with an abundance of rivers, reservoirs and waterways teeming with numerous black bass species, which means bass … more
NOAA Fisheries announced over the weekend a 79-day red snapper season for for-hire vessels with federal reef fish permits in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The season for federally permitted … more
At the celebration of the purchase of the 1,644-acre Belcher Tract property adjacent to Oak Mountain State Park, the Forever Wild Land Trust Board exhibited the benefits of prudent spending.The … more
Imagine trying to hit a clay target flying almost twice the speed you're accustomed to at the skeet range. And you must start with your shotgun at a lowered position. That is what competitors at the … more
Governor Kay Ivey and Conservation Commissioner Chris Blankenship were thrilled to revive the dormant Alabama Governor's One-Shot Turkey Hunt last week as numerous Alabama landowners treated business … more
To say Traci Wood has a passion for bears would understate her love for the small black bear populations on opposite ends of the state in northeast and southwest Alabama.A beaming Wood, State … more
Governor Kay Ivey recently signed legislation to make Alabama the 22nd state in the nation to adopt a constitutional carry law that eliminates the requirement for a person to obtain a concealed carry … more
Alabama's 2022 red snapper season for private recreational anglers will follow the same schedule as the 2021 season, but Scott Bannon, Director of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural … more
With spring creeping in, home gardeners are preparing to plant some of their favorite things. Soil sampling is a quick and easy way to ensure plants are getting the nutrients they need."Different … more
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