Alabama manages two hunting zones for doves. This year, the North Zone will open at noon on Sept. 5, a week earlier than usual. The first split lasts until Oct. 25. In the South Zone, Alabama sportsmen can start hunting doves at noon Sept. 12 through sunset Nov. 1. Sportsmen can again hunt doves statewide from Nov. 21-29 and from Dec. 12 through Jan. 10, 2021.