About Hunting in Georgia
Georgia makes it easy and safe to hunt wildlife each year, this year in particular game checks will be introduced to report harvest of alligators as well. Everything can be done from the conveniences of a mobile device. This is great because there is such natural diversity that is offered and helps with wildlife conservation efforts made the more you can get to other people to join you the more fun you will have as well as making a strong positive impact on the natural environment.
Hunting in Georgia provides so many great opportunities so if you bring a friend or just bring yourself remember to show up ready to go with your license ready to go. Once again dates start September 12 in Deer season and last until May 15th for turkey season!
Georgia Hunting Seasons Offered
Big game: Deer, Bear Alligator, Bobcat
Small game:Beaver, Bobwhite, Coyote, Fox, Mink, Opossum, Rabbit, Raccoon, Otter, Ruffed Grouse, Skunk, Squirrel, Woodchuck, Muskrat
Bird: Quail, Dove, Grouse, Turkey
Georgia Game Management Map
Georgia Hunting Season Dates 2021
|Deer||Sept 12- Jan|
|Sept 12- Jan|
|No more than|
10 may be
and no more
than 2 may
|Oct 17- Jan|
|Firearms||In the portion|
of GA Hwy
s may be
|Bear||Sept 12- Jan|
|2 per season||Archery||No more than|
one of these
may be taken
|Dec 19||Central Zone||2 per season||Firearms|
|Sept 17- 19,|
Oct 1-3, Oct
|2 per season||Firearms|
Be sure to check out the Georgia Wildlife State Commission Site to verify information.
Georgia Hunting License
|Licence||Resident Cost||Nonresident Cost|
|Combo Hunting & Fishing|
|Big Game License||$25.00||$225.00|
|Quota Alligator Harvest|
|Sportsman License||$65.00 (annual)||$400.00 (annual)|
Purchase a license anytime at GoOutdoorsGeorgia.com Reliable ID and SSN are required to purchase a license. All required hunting licenses and stamps must be in possession assisting another hunter. Lifetime license must have hunter education before hunting.
To successfully hunt deer in Georgia, you must have a Combo, Hunting or Sportsman license along with a Big Game license and a Harvest record.
Alligator quota selected hunters no longer sent a plastic tag in the mail. Electric bicycles may be used the same as traditional bicycles. Nearly 630,000 people hunt in Georgia, Hunters Utilize Georgia’s 104 Wildlife Management Areas to get out and use their licenses. With such a diverse place to hunt it makes it great to get outside! Help to conserve and promote fishing, hunting and wildlife resources through management, education and scientific research.
Official Sites & Links
Georgia State regulation site: http://www.eregulations.com/georgia/hunting/
Georgia license: GoOutdoorsGeorgia.com
Georgia State regulation