Frequently asked questions
This page was updated on July 31, 2017

Safety Meeting
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Original Oyster House
Battleship Pkwy
  6:00 p.m.
Applications Accepted


Awards Ceremony

Cafe' Del Rio
1175 Battleship Pkwy
Spanish Fort, AL 36527 
(251) 625-2722


Downstairs after weigh-in



Weigh-In Locations

Cafe' Del Rio
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.



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

Permits are priced as follows:  Resident $6.00  Non Resident $8.50
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

"new"Alabama Creel Limits


Hotels and Accommodations

Gulf Shores, Alabama
  click here

Dauphin Island, Alabama
Click here or
Dauphin Island Rentals



South Alabama Dive Shops

 Underwater Works Dive Shop
Hwy. 98
Fairhope, AL 36533
(251)928-5550

 Down Under Dive Shop
1129 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251)968-3483

 Gary's Gulf Divers
(251)968-4279
 Air and NITROX available.

Gulf Coast Divers
1284 Hutson Dr.
Mobile, AL
(251)342-2970