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Alabama sets first sandhill crane season in century

Alabama hunters will have their first opportunity in 103 years to hunt a migratory bird that has been making a steady comeback for the...

NOAA’s Gallaudet gets tour of Alabama coastal culture

One of the top officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently received a grand tour of the...

Snapper Check data supports season extension

With less than ideal weather conditions so far this summer and the ability to closely monitor the harvest data through Snapper Check, the Alabama...

Free range days set for WFF facilities in August

Public shooting ranges, already one of the best bargains around, are about to be even better as The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF)...

Mobile Bay reefs project aims to help renew aquatic habitats, vanishing shoreline

The following is the latest installment of the Alabama Power Foundation’s annual report, highlighting the people and groups spreading good across Alabama with the foundation’s...

State parks foundation seeks to boost Alabama opportunities

During his career, Dan Hendricks has seen first-hand the impact charitable foundations can have on a wide range of organizations. Retiring to picturesque Florence, Ala.,...

Alabama cotton farmers may be affected by new virus

Alabama cotton farmers will face threats to their crops this year in the form of a new virus with no known cure. WSFA-TV reports cotton leafroll dwarf...

Seatrout, flounder limits change August 1

Alabama’s saltwater anglers will soon be required to abide by changes to the bag and/or length limits on several popular fish species. On August 1,...

GSP’s Eagle Cottages gain National Geographic recognition

Already a beacon of sustainability, education and eco-tourism, Alabama’s Gulf State Park is again at the forefront of providing visitors with much more than...

7 Things: Trump campaign has cash, Moore to enter Senate race, reparations circus goes on and more …

7. Montgomery parents could start paying for their kids' crimes Montgomery City Councilman Glen Pruitt has introduced a city ordinance that would require...

Captains treat Fallen Outdoors to Alabama’s great inshore fishing

After a ride through the significant chop caused an unusual June north wind, Capt. Bobby Abruscato pulled back on the throttle and idled to...

WFF adds coastal zone to alligator season

Two significant changes are in store for those fortunate enough to be selected for a tag in the random drawing for the 2019 Alabama...

Alabama nonprofit takes special-needs children on hunting, fishing trips

Kidz Outdoors works around the year to give special-needs children across the country hunting and fishing opportunities they would otherwise not have. The Alabama Power Foundation recently presented...

Hooking redeye bass highlights scenic trip down the Tallapoosa

The cast was about 2 inches too long, and the topwater fly plopped down gently on a chunk of flat rock underneath the blooming...

Bait privilege license provides options for hog, deer hunting

A buddy of mine recently returned from vacation to discover what many landowners have been dealing with for the past couple of decades. “Hogs tore...

Alabama offers new license for bait hunting of deer and pigs

A new license allowing bait to be used in the hunting of white-tailed deer and feral pigs in Alabama is now on sale. The Alabama...

Exceptional Anglers makes fishing dreams come true for students

Hundreds of special-needs children are casting a line this week – many for the first time in their lives – at Oak Mountain State...

Plant Gaston APSO members cheer special-needs children with fishing days

Most anglers head to the lake for relaxation and sport: Even on a bad day of fishing, one leaves in a better mood. Catching...

Advisory board approves flounder, seatrout changes

The length and bag limits of two of Alabama’s most popular inshore fish species will likely change soon after proposals by the Alabama Marine...

Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus event draws crowd

Attendees at last week’s Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus (ALSC) heard some impressive numbers about outdoor recreation in Alabama from Commissioner Chris Blankenship of the...

Bassmaster Classic expected to lure economic boost to Birmingham region

The Bassmaster Classic will return to Alabama next year, marking its milestone 50th annual tournament and bringing with it an economic splash that will ripple from Guntersville...

Foxhound Bee Co. in Birmingham enjoys ‘honey of a success’

Just call Adam Hickman the “bee whisperer.” After five years in the beekeeping business, Hickman has learned most of the secrets of the trade. While...

WFF enforcement K9 unit a different breed

One turkey hunter was extremely grateful that the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Law Enforcement Section has a K9 unit, although there is...

Alabama Sportsmen’s Caucus helping build economic juggernaut

MONTGOMERY -- The Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus on Wednesday held its third annual luncheon on the State Capitol front lawn, celebrating and advancing one...