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Statewide or General Offices

  1. Wildlife Resources Division State Headquarters

    2070 US Highway 278 SE, Social Circle, GA 30025

    Main Number 770-918-6400
    Fisheries Management 770-918-6406
    Law Enforcement 770-918-6408
    Game Management 770-918-6404
    Nongame Conservation 770-761-3035

    Wildlife Resources Conservation Center

    2065 US Highway 278 SE, Social Circle, GA 30025

    Boating Registration 800-366-2661
    License Unit 800-366-2661
    Boating Education 770-761-3010

  2. Coastal Resources Division Headquarters

    One Conservation Way, Brunswick, GA 31520

    Main Number 912-264-7218
    Coastal Law Enforcement 912-264-7237

    Report a Fish Kill 800-241-4113
    Turn in Poachers (T.I.P) Statewide 800-241-4113

WRD Fisheries Regional Offices and Facilities

  1. Northwest Office

    312 North River St. NW, PO Box 519, Calhoun, GA 30703

    Calhoun 706-624-1161
    Atlanta number 770-387-4821
    Law Enforcement (Calhoun) 706-624-1367
    Law Enforcement (Atlanta) 770-769-9680

    Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area

    Summerville Hatchery

  2. Northeast Office

    2150 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501
    Gainesville 770-535-5498

    Law Enforcement (Gainesville) 770-535-5499

    Buford Trout Hatchery

    Burton Hatchery

  3. East Central Office & Walton Fish Hatchery

    2123 US Highway 278, SE Social Circle, GA 30025

    Social Circle 706-557-3039
    Atlanta number 770-918-6418

    McDuffie PFA & Hatchery

    Thomson District Office

    District Office 706-595-1619
    Law Enforcement Office 706-595-4211
    Augusta Number 706-737-1480

  4. West Central Office

    1014 MLK Blvd., Fort Valley, GA 31030

    Fort Valley 478-825-6151
    Macon Law Enforcement 478-751-6415

    Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center/ Marben PFA 478-825-6151 or 770-784-3063

    Go Fish Education Center 478-988-6701

    1255 Perry Pkwy., Perry, GA 31069

    Big Lazer Creek Public Fishing Area

    West Point District Office

    Flat Creek PFA

  5. Southwest Office

    2024 Newton Road, Albany, GA 31701
    Albany 229-430-4256
    Albany Law Enforcement 229-430-4252

    Steve Cocke Hatchery

    Cordele Hatchery

  6. South Central Office

    108 Darling Ave., PO Box 2089, Waycross, GA 31502
    Waycross 912-285-6094
    Metter Law Enforcement 912-685-2145

    Ocmulgee PFA

    Hugh M. Gillis PFA

    Dodge County PFA

    Paradise PFA

  7. Coastal Office

    22814 Highway 114, Richmond Hill, GA 31324
    Richmond Hill 912-727-2112
    Coastal Law Enforcement 912-264-7237

    Evans County PFA

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