Just about everyone knows Alabama's football season began Saturday. But the state has another season that also started Sept. 4. The sound of shotguns thundered across the Alabama countryside as dove season opened up throughout most of the state. Even though it's officially still summer, it was the opening salvo of an autumn rite that consumes many Alabama sportsmen for the next six to eight months. But it's also an economic engine that provides a welcome influx of cash to much of West Alabama.
Read Original at: The Tuscaloosa News (Ala.)