If you want to find a spot for a kid on a good dove field but don’t want to spend a fortune doing it, check out the free youth dove shoots offered by Alabama’s Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division.
These hunts are the result of partnerships with local farmers, businesses and landowners and are conducted with DCNR personnel on-site to ensure safe, well-conducted shoots.
Some of the fields are WMA fields planted specifically for these shoots, many of the fields are on private lands where hunters are consistently impressed with the quality of shoots and others are offered up by local farmers after the harvest.
One thing biologists from each district typically agree on is the dove fields for these youth shoots are some of the best you’ll find in Alabama that you don’t have to pay to hunt. Participants are...