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CAB discusses snapper, CWD and turkeys

Three species – red snapper, Eastern wild turkeys and white-tailed deer – dominated the discussion at the Alabama Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) Meeting last...

Rehabilitated bald eagles released in Alabama

Far from what today’s crowd calls civilization, Conservation Commissioner Chris Blankenship gained a new appreciation for America’s symbol of greatness. Blankenship had the honor to...

Red snapper recreational seasons open June 1

The 2018 red snapper seasons for private recreational anglers and the charter fleet are finally set. Well, maybe. The recreational for-hire (federally permitted charter boats)...

Alabama working to become a top dive destination

Alabama already has the reputation as one of the best places in the nation to fish for saltwater species, especially red snapper. Now, Alabama is...

WATCH OUT: Disease-carrying ticks widespread across Alabama

As a turkey hunter, I am keenly aware of the threat posed by sneaking through the Alabama woods. And I’m not talking about the...

Beginning Hunter’s Dream: Lucky five learn from pros in Mentored Hunt Program 

    A group of five scored what might be considered the lottery for hunters who want to pursue white-tailed deer in the Black Belt of...

DROOL-WORTHY: Sporting chef shares tips for tasty venison

  With Alabama in the peak of deer season, freezers are getting full, which means it’s time to prepare some tasty venison. As a buddy and...

Black bear sightings likely to increase in Alabama

    Interaction between humans and black bears saw an uptick last year, and that will likely be the trend for the near future, at least...

Carp species are potential threats to Alabama waterways

  Unwanted guests can sometimes show up during the holiday season, but they almost always go home at some point. Unfortunately, the Alabama Wildlife and...

Attention all Alabama outdoors … WOMEN! Registration for bow hunting workshop opens January 3

  Registration for the next Alabama Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop opens on January 3 for first-time attendees and January 8 for both first-timers and those who have previously...

Alabama college-age kids rejoice: You CAN make a career out of huntin’ and fishin’

  If you’re passionate about the outdoors and think those endeavors will be limited to a hobby or favorite pastime, think again. The University of...

David Rainer: Treestand accidents mar early deer season in Alabama

    Despite a concerted effort by the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division’s Hunter Safety Program, Alabama deer hunters are still falling out of...

David Rainer: Mark your Christmas calendars with these magical Alabama state park events

    Christmas music is wafting through the air everywhere you go these days, and the Alabama State Parks System will embrace that theme throughout December. The...

David Rainer: Alabama program teaches newbie hunters the ropes

    Bryan Nettles of Mobile is of a generation that doesn’t have the connection to the outdoors that I and my Baby Boomer hunting buddies...

Sweet Gun Alabama: The yellowhammer state has nation’s highest concentration of concealed weapon permits

    Alabama’s motto is “We dare defend our rights,” and judging by the number of people packing heat across our state, we’re more than ready...

David Rainer: Alabama hunters, don’t make this mistake when going into the woods

    The buck of your dreams steps into the open. You try to remain calm and get ready for the shot. You place the crosshairs...

Mobile-Tensaw Delta’s fall magic is happening now

  Fall is a magical time on the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. The white pelicans execute their synchronized flying patterns as mullet leap for the sky for...

Yellowhammer News begins carrying award-winning outdoor writer

Yellowhammer News will begin carrying a regular weekly column by David Rainer, an award-winning outdoor writer. “David is well known and well respected among Alabama’s...