Georgia Hunting News

Georgia Quota Deer Hunt Deadline - Sept. 1st

The window of opportunity is closing for those interested in applying for a quota deer hunt on select public land and at select State Parks. If you want a chance to hunt, you need to be sure to get your online quota application in before midnight September 1. A total of 35 quota deer hunts on public land and six State Park quota deer hunts are scheduled.

Georgia Sets Fall Alligator Hunting Season
For each of the past eight years, the number of applicants wishing to participate in an alligator quota hunt continues to grow. In 2009, almost 6,000 hunters submitted applications. Beginning this year, 850 applicants will be selected to participate – an increase of 150 permits – in the 2010 alligator hunting season which runs Sept. 4-Oct. 3.
Georgia Offers 3-day Archery Camp
Designed with everything outdoors in mind, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division's 3-day archery camp aims to educate and engage adventurous youth.
Georgia Hearing Regarding Alligator Regulation Changes
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division will hold a public hearing on April 14, 2010 for the public to comment on a proposed change to alligator hunting regulations.
Georgia Launches New Deer Management Plan Blog
Georgia is fortunate to have a healthy white-tailed deer population that provides diverse recreational opportunities and generates significant economic vitality.
Georgia DNR's Youth Hunter Education Challenge
Youth interested in the outdoors can test their knowledge, demonstrate their skills and win various prizes at the state's second annual Hunter Education Skills Challenge on January 16 in Walton County.
West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
Georgia Deer Hunters Need New Deer Harvest Record
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division reminds all deer hunters, including big game license holders, honorary and lifetime license holders, hunters under 16 years of age and landowners alike, to obtain a new deer harvest record for the upcoming season.
Georgia's Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide Available
The 2009-2010 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
Georgia Urban Deer Management Plan Complete
Georgia is fortunate to have a healthy white-tailed deer population that provides diverse recreational opportunities and generates significant economic vitality.