Alabama

The Yellowhammer state offers an abundance of opportunities for its strong hunting and angling communities. Entering statehood in 1819, Alabama has featured a rich sporting heritage that continues to be passed down from generation to generation. Alabama has a diverse landscape that includes the North Central Appalachian Hills, the Northwestern Interior Plateaus, the Eastern Piedmont, and the Southern Coastal Plain, all of which feature breathtaking scenery for those engaged in their outdoor pursuits. For hunters, Alabama offers some of the best whitetail deer hunting in the South, as well as opportunities to pursue eastern wild turkey, quail, and migratory game birds. Additionally, the state boasts excellent angling opportunities from a world class largemouth bass fishery in Lake Guntersville to incredible offshore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.

For more information on the elected officials protecting and promoting the sportsmen’s traditions in Alabama, please contact:


Alabama State Caucus Fact Sheet

Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus

Representative Robert Aderholt
Representative Jerry Carl
Representative Barry Moore
Representative Gary Palmer
Representative Mike Rogers
Representative Dale Strong

Alabama Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus Member

Governor Kay Ivey

Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Leadership

Senator Clay Scofield
Senator Jack Williams
Representative Danny Crawford
Representative David Standridge

News Alerts

Oct 10 2023 Governors Across the Southeast Recognize the Contributions of Sportsmen and Women to Conservation

Why It Matters: On September 23, 2023, sportsmen and women across the nation celebrated...

Sep 25 2023 Proposed Bridge Routes Could Impact Duck Hunting Opportunities in Alabama

Why It Matters: Swan Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in north central Alabama is 8,870...

Jan 17 2023 New Year Brings Two New Caucus Co-Chairs in Alabama

Why It Matters: Having a strong leadership bench is critical to the success of...

Mar 08 2021 Alabama Bill Looks to Hunters for Help Managing Coyotes and Hogs

Contact: John Culclasure, Southeastern States Assistant DirectorOn February 25, Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus (Caucus)...

Jul 13 2020 Alabama: CSF Supports Prohibiting Possession of Imported Cervidae Body Parts and Gulf Reef Fish Recreational Reporting Proposed Rules

Contact: Clay Chester, Southeastern States CoordinatorOn July 6, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) submitted...

Oct 21 2019 Alabama: Division of Wildlife to Host CWD Public Information Meetings Throughout State

Contact: Bee Frederick, Southeastern States DirectorAs deer season begins in Alabama, the Alabama Division...

Aug 26 2019 Alabama: Sandhill Crane Season Returns to Alabama

Contact: Bee Frederick, Southeastern States DirectorBeginning later this year, Alabama residents will now have an...

Jun 10 2019 Alabama: Red Snapper Management Joint Resolution Passes Legislature

Contact: Bee Frederick, Southeastern States DirectorOn May 30, Alabama HJR 265 – a joint...

May 28 2019 Alabama: Caucus Hosts Kimber Manufacturing Breakfast Briefing

Contact Bee Frederick, Southeastern States DirectorOn May 23, the Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus hosted...

May 13 2019 Alabama: Controversial Baiting Bill Becomes Law

Contact: Bee Frederick, Southeastern States DirectorA perennial issue in the Alabama Statehouse for the...

Apr 29 2019 Alabama: Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Annual Luncheon

Contact: Bee Frederick, Southeastern States DirectorOn April 24, the Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus hosted its...

Feb 08 2018 Alabama: Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Annual Luncheon

On January 31, the Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus hosted their annual luncheon on the...

Sep 28 2017 Alabama: CSF, Conservation Groups Celebrate National Hunting & Fishing Day in Montgomery

On September 19, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) Southeastern States Director Bee Frederick joined other...

Aug 24 2017 Alabama: Unique Public Land Hunting Model Launched

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources recently launched an innovative approach to...

Mar 23 2017 Alabama: Non-Resident, College Student Licensing Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

On March 16, legislation that would increase hunting and angling access and opportunities for...

Mar 09 2017 Alabama: CSF Joins Sportsmen’s Caucus, Sportsmen’s Groups at Capitol Complex

On March 8, the Alabama Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus hosted a luncheon on the lawn...

Feb 02 2017 Alabama: College Student Hunting and Angling Licenses Legislation Pre-Filed

On January 30, Senator Tom Whatley, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Conservation and Forestry...

Sep 24 2015 National Hunting and Fishing Day Resource Center

National Hunting and Fishing Day Press Releases:Studies conducted at both the state and federal...

Sep 18 2015 Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus Members Sign Proclamations Celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day

On Saturday, September 26, millions of sportsmen and women across the country will celebrate...

Nov 13 2014 U.S. Votes in Favor of Sportsmen’s Interests

On November 4, a number of state-specific ballot questions that would impact conservation and...

Oct 17 2014 Alabama and Mississippi Protect the Right to Hunt and Fish

The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) is proud to support both the Alabama and the...

Mar 13 2013 CSF Announces New Southeastern States Manager

The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) recently announced Bee Frederick as the new Southeastern States...

Latest policy updates

Many sportsmen and women depend on federal lands managed by agencies such...

“No-Net-Loss” of public lands has become increasingly important to ensure access to...

Introduction Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a progressive, fatal, degenerative neurological disease...

Properly managed wildlife habitat is essential for supporting sustainable and healthy wildlife...

The first residential hunting licenses were introduced in 1895 and were considered...

The Firearms Industry Nondiscrimination (FIND) Act provides that it shall be an...

National Hunting and Fishing Day celebrates the time-honored traditions of hunting and...

In some states, through the collection of signatures, a question may be...

Though hunting, fishing, and harvesting wildlife (including by trapping) have long been...

Several states have passed legislation that allows non-resident, full-time college students to...

The vast majority of states throughout the nation offer an online component...

Many state legislatures have enacted legislation to afford senior citizens, veterans, and...

Reports and Data

Jan 01 2019 Alabama: American System of Conservation Funding Fact Sheet

Alabama: American System of Conservation Funding Fact Sheet

Jan 01 2013 2013 Sportsmen's Economic Impact Report - Alabama

Alabama is home to more than 948,000 hunters and anglers who spend $1.9 billion...

Jan 01 2007 2006 Economic Impact Report — Alabama

2006 Economic Impact Report — Alabama

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