Fishing and Hunting Licenses

Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Both fishing the public waters of Georgia and hunting require licensing.

Two people fishing

Purchase a Hunting or Fishing License

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division issues licenses for fishing privileges in fresh and saltwater, and for hunting.

Renew or Replace a Fishing License

Login to your DNR account to renew or replace a license. 

Hunting Season in Georgia

Different wildlife or game species have different hunting season start and end dates throughout the year.

Enroll in a Hunter Education Course

You must get a hunter education course certificate in order to get a hunting license.