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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Hunting

Six State Parks to Briefly Close for Deer Quota Hunts

November 2, 2017

Each fall, to prevent deer overpopulation, the Department of Natural Resources schedules quota hunts on public lands. Starting next week, various state parks will close temporarily to facilitate these hunts. See the full schedule of park closures.

National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, September 23

September 21, 2017

Celebrate the great outdoors on National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday, September 23, 2017. Fishing is free for Georgia residents, and many state parks and recreation areas are hosting special events.

2017-2018 Hunting Seasons: Deer, Turkey, Bear, and More

July 25, 2017

Are you ready to grab your tree stand and ammo and hit the road? Start here for dates and regulations for some of the more popular upcoming seasons.

Learn to Hunt

July 13, 2017

Is it time you or your children learn how to bring in your own game? Learn when you need a hunting license, how to get one, and what programs are available for young hunters.

Everything You Need to Know About Deer Hunting in Georgia

October 19, 2016

Firearm deer hunting season starts this Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Learn the laws and restrictions of hunting deer in Georgia.

Alligator Hunting Application Closes July 31

July 24, 2014

The application period for alligator hunting ends next Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:59pm.

New Georgia Hunting Guide Published

August 2, 2012

The new Georgia Hunting Seasons & Regulations Guide is now available both online and in print. The magazine-style publication provides useful information on current laws, new hunting opportunities, discounts on gear from popular vendors and more.