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Fall youth hunts planned in Clarke County

The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries is sponsoring three 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. Oct. 23, 2015. To register, visit the hunting section of www.outdooralabama.com.

Each youth may register for any or all hunt dates. Once selected for a hunt, the youth will not be eligible for future hunts unless all applicants have been previously selected for a hunt. One hundred youth hunters will be selected for each of the three 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. Only the youth may hunt.

Draw dates:

• Friday, October 30, 2015

• Friday, November 13, 2015

• Friday, December 4, 2015

Hunt dates:

• Saturday, November 14, 2015

• Saturday, November 28, 2015

• Saturday, December 19, 2015

Registration must be received by 8 a.m. on the draw date to be considered for that hunt. 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 www.outdooralabama.com/youth-deer-hunts-fred-t-stimpson-cha.

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through four divisions: Marine Resources, State Lands, State Parks, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit www.outdooralabama.com.