Attention:  Specific Areas have Antler Restrictions   Click here to download the 2023-2024 hunting permit application!


There are approximately 9,465 acres of prime acreage surrounding the Alabama River Lakes Project Management Office to enjoy the various kinds of game and non-game wildlife. The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers manages approximately 5,600 acres of this public-use land, along the beautiful Alabama River, for bow hunting and small-game hunting.

There are seven areas open to hunting at Woodruff Lake, and seven areas at Dannelly Reservoir and 11 different hunting areas at Claiborne Lake.

CLICK HERE for the 2023-2024 Corps of Engineers hunting regulations. Additionally, hunters must observe all state and federal hunting regulations including obtaining a valid state hunting license and an Alabama River Lakes Hunting Permit prior to using the Alabama River Lakes hunting facilities. No rifles are allowed for hunting and patrons must use either archery or shotgun (size 6 shot or smaller) to harvest game animals. 


Project Lake

Hunting Area 



Small game hunting


Woodruff Lake East Bank


  West Bank 350 X X  
  Tallawassee Creek 41 X    
  Jackson Lake  75 X    
  Jones Bluff 500 X X Primitive
  Swift Creek 225 X X  
  Huffman Bar 120 X    
  Montgomery Marina 112 X    
Dannelly Reservoir Bridgeport 175 X    
  East Bank 320 X X  
  West Bank 375 X X  
  Shell Creek 50 X    
          Portland Landing 50 X    Primitive
  Chilatchee Creek 450 X   Primitive
  Six Mile Creek 200 X X Opens April 1
Claiborne Lake East Bank 500 X X X
  West Bank 200 X X  
  Silver Creek 325 X X Primitive
  Davis Ferry 70 X    
  Black Creek 115 X X  
  Gulletts Bluff 40 X    
  Holleys Ferry 50 X    
  Bells Landing 320 X X Primitive
  Haines Island 480 X X Primitive
  Lower Peachtree 119 X X  
  McDuffie Landing 116 X


Hunting Maps


Contact Us

Alabama River Lakes Project Office

8493 US Highway 80 West

Hayneville, AL 36040-2934

(334) 872-9554