Youth Deer Hunts Set On Alabama Public Land

The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries is sponsoring four youth deer hunts on the Fred T. Stimpson Community Hunting Area in Clarke County this fall.

The hunting area is located off of Clarke County Road 15 approximately 12 miles south of Jackson, Ala. Online registration for the hunts will begin at 8 a.m. on October 9. To register, visit the hunting section of

Seventy youth hunters will be selected for each of the four deer hunts. Youth must be under 16 years of age on the day of the hunt and must be accompanied by a properly licensed adult 25 years or older, a parent or legal guardian.

Draw dates:

  • Monday,  Oct. 22
  • Monday, Nov. 19
  • Monday, Dec. 3
  • Thursday, Jan. 3

Hunt dates:

  • Saturday, Nov. 10
  • Saturday, Dec. 23
  • Saturday, Dec. 14
  • Monday, Jan. 21

Registration must be received by 8 a.m. on the draw date to be considered for that hunt.  If selected, youth will have until 5 p.m. the following day to accept the invitation. After 10 a.m. on the draw date, applicants can check their draw results online.

For information about how to obtain a gun deer permit on the day of the hunt, check station location, hunt cancellation information, scouting, maps and more, visit