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State Public Fishing Lakes Are Open

Forever Wild Board Meets in Montgomery on February 4

Prescribed Burns Planned at Lakepoint State Park

Alabama 2020 Oyster Harvest Doubles Previous Year's Totals

Harvest numbers for the 2020 Alabama oyster season, which ended on December 23, indicate the state’s oyster ecosystem is bouncing back in a big way. That 2020 harvest of 22,000 sacks doubled the previous year’s harvest, thanks to improving conditions and a new method developed by the Alabama Marine Resources Division (MRD) to determine when and where oysters could be harvested. “I think it was a very successful season,” said Colonel Scott Bannon, MRD Director. “We think we are turning a corner on the things that we can control, which is the amount of harvest and the areas…

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