Frequently asked questions
This page was updated on July 26, 2022


Safety Meeting

Thursday August 11, 2022

Original Oyster House
Mobile Causeway


Weigh-In Time and Locations

Sunday August 14, 2022


 Meaher State Park, 5200 Battleship Pkwy, Spanish Fort, AL 36527



Do I need a license to spearfish in Alabama waters?

Yes, a "State of Alabama Spear Fishing License" is required and may
be obtained by sending a money order or cashiers check to: 

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Game and Fish Division
64 N Union
Montgomery, Alabama 36130

Licenses are valid from October 1 - September 30
Include the following information with your payment
Name, Address, Date of birth, Height, Weight, Color of eyes, Color of hair
State drivers license number  (I'd advise sending a copy of your drivers license to avoid errors)
NOTICE:  Licenses may be purchased in person or by mailing a copy of your drivers license to:
Marine Resources P.O. Box 189 Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528 (251)861-2882
or in Gulf Shores, Alabama (251)968-7576.

Buy Your Spearfishing License Online

Recreational Size and Bag Limits for Alabama State Waters


Hotels and Accommodations

Gulf Shores, Alabama
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Dauphin Island, Alabama
Click here or
Dauphin Island Rentals

South Alabama Dive Shops

 Underwater Works Dive Shop
Hwy. 98
Fairhope, AL 36533

 Down Under Dive Shop
1129 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 Gary's Gulf Divers
 Air and NITROX available.

Gulf Coast Divers
1284 Hutson Dr.
Mobile, AL