ALABAMA (WDHN) — It’s time to register for an Alabama Alligator Hunting License.
Registration for the 2023 season opens on Tuesday, June 6, at 8:00 a.m. and closes Tuesday, July 11, at 8:00 a.m.
All applicants will be able to check the results of their applications on Wednesday, July 12, at 8:00 a.m., and selected applicants must accept their permits by Monday, July 19, at 8:00 a.m. Applicants will need their designated Conservation ID number and date of birth to access their application and selection status.
There are five management areas across the state of Alabama: the Southeast Management Area, Coastal Management Area, West Central Management Area, Lake Eufaula Management Area, and the Southwest Management Area.
The Southeast Management Area includes public and private waters in Coffee, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Covington, Barbour, and Russell counties. This, however, does not include Lake Eufaula in Barbour County.
The Southeast Management Area season begins at sunset on Saturday, August 12, and ends at sunrise on Monday, September 4. The hunting hours in this area are from sunset to sunrise every day.
The Lake Eufaula Management Area season starts at sunset on Friday, August 18, and ends at sunrise Monday, October 2. These hunting hours include both daytime and nighttime.
The fee for a Resident Alligator Harvest Permit is $250 and a valid all-game or small-game Alabama Hunting License is required in addition to the Alligator Harvest Permit.
All alligators must have a Temporary Alligator Possession Tag immediately attached to it after being killed and prior to being moved.
To apply for a hunting license, go here!