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FED-1

Blackbeard Island NWR

843.784.2468

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Oct. 17-19c | Dec. 5-7c

Special Regs

Interested hunters must visit www.fws.gov/savannah/hunting.html. Refuge permit required. Island closed to general public Oct. 16-20, Dec. 4-8. No alligator hunting.

FED-2

Bond Swamp NWR

478.986.5441

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 31

Firearms

  • Q50Youth Only/Either Sex: Nov. 9-10
  • Q100Either Sex: Nov. 16-17, Nov. 23-24

Turkey

Q25Mar. 22-23, Apr. 4-5

Small Game

Squirrel/Rabbit/Quail Only: Dec. 1-Jan. 31

Waterfowl

Q20 Dec. 7, Dec. 14, Dec. 21, Dec. 28, Jan. 4, Jan. 11, Jan. 18, Jan. 25 Shooting hours until 12 noon.S

Special Regs

Interested hunters must visit: www.fws.gov/bondswamp. Refuge permit required. Hunters must sign out all harvested game at check station.

FED-3

Chattahoochee National Forest (outside of WMAs)

770.297.3000

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 11
  • During Firearms Deer season, archers must follow Firearms either sex dates on the National Forest.

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 12-18

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Oct. 19-Jan. 1
  • Land East of I-75/Either Sex: Oct. 26, Nov. 9, Nov. 30
  • Lands West of I-75/Either Sex: Same as county either/sex days

Bear

Hunting bears with dogs is prohibited in the Northern and Central Bear Zones including Chattahoochee National Forest.

Archery

  • Sept. 14-Oct. 11

Primitive

  • Oct. 12-18

Firearms

  • Oct. 19-Dec. 1.

Turkey

Mar. 22-May 15

Small Game

Aug. 15-Feb. 28

Feral Hog

Baiting is prohibited. No night hunting. Hogs may be taken with archery equipment during archery deer season, with deer weapons during firearms deer season, with turkey weapons during turkey season and with small game weapons during small game dates. Feral hogs may be hunted with dogs with appropriate weapons restrictions while training dogs during dates when training season coincides with small game or turkey season.

Special Regs

No dog training June 1-Aug. 14, except as provided below. Pursuit of bears or feral hogs with dogs for training purposes may occur only Aug. 1-Sept. 6; Jan. 2-Mar. 19; May 1-23 during legal daylight hours; other requirements apply. Prohibited: Transportation of any loaded weapon in a motor vehicle. Possession of alcohol when hunting. Placing, leaving, or depositing any food, bait, or garbage in a manner likely to attract or concentrate any wildlife, whether for purposes of hunting or viewing animals. Failure to properly store food or garbage so as to prevent access by wildlife. NOTE: The Appalachian Trail (AT) is heavily used all year for camping and hiking. Please be aware of campers/hikers and use caution when hunting near the AT or any other trails/campgrounds. Coyotes may be hunted during open seasons with weapons restrictions for game species in season. No night hunting. Electronic calls may be used.

FED-4 a Q

Lake Sidney Lanier – Buford Dam (USACE)

770.945.9531

Deer

Archery

  • Q Either Sex: Nov. 19-21

Special Regs

Interested hunters must visit www.sam.usace.army.mil/lanier. All facilites closed to the general public Nov. 19-21. Two deer limit only one may be antlered. Apply by letter no later than Oct. 15 to: Operation Mgr’s Office, Attn: Craig Sowers, P.O. Box 567, Buford, GA 30518-0567. Include full name, address, phone, email. One hunter per letter. Hunters must attend a pre-hunt meeting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 18. Preference will be given to disabled veterans.

FED-5 a Q

Lake Sidney Lanier – Islands (USACE)

Deer

Archery

  • Q Either Sex: Nov. 14-17, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, Dec. 12-15

Special Regs

Interested hunters must visit www.sam.usace.army.mil/lanier. Limit one deer per day. Apply by letter no later than Oct. 15 to: Operation Mgr’s Office, Attn: Craig Sowers, P.O. Box 567, Buford, GA 30518-0567. Include full name, address, phone, email. One hunter per letter. Accessible by boat only.

FED-6

Lake Seminole/W.F. George Lake/G.W. Andrews Lake/West Point Lake/Allatoona Lake/Carters Lake (USACE)

Special Regs

Hunting is prohibited on some Corps of Engineer lands. Hunting opportunities vary by area. Detailed hunting information may be found at: www.sam.usace.army.mil/op/rec.

  • Lake Allatoona: 678.721.6700
  • Lake Seminole: 229.662.2001
  • W.F. George Lake: 229.768.2516
  • Carters Lake: 706.334.2248
  • West Point Lake: 706.645.2937

FED-7

Hartwell Lake/
Richard B. Russell Lake/
J. Strom Thurmond Lake (Clarks Hill) (USACE)

Special Regs

Hunting is prohibited on some Corps of Engineer lands. Hunting opportunities vary by area. Contact resource manager’s office for feral hog hunting opportunities and restrictions outside of firearms deer season. Detailed hunting information may be found at:

FED-8 C Q

Cumberland Island NS

912.882.4336 x258

Deer

Archery

  • Q125 Either Sex: Oct. 7-9c

Primitive

  • Q100 Either Sex: Nov. 4-6c | Dec. 2-4c. Legal handguns may be used.

Firearms

  • C Q50 Adult-Child/Either Sex: Dec. 15-17c. Child must be 12-16 years of age. All children under 16 must be directly supervised at all times.

Feral Hog

Q100 Jan. 6-8c | Jan. 20-22c

Special Regs

Interested hunters must visit www.nps.gov/cuis. Registration begins July 1 (go to www.pay.gov and type “cumberland” in the FIND PUBLIC FORMS search box. Mandatory check-in begins 8:00 a.m. the day before each hunt. Camps must be removed by noon the day after each hunt. Cumberland Island Ferry will be available for a fee. Dock space for unloading only and private boats must stream anchor. All hunting access only by Plum Orchard hunt station on Brick Hill River. No motor vehicles. No buckshot. No carts or bicycles in Wilderness Area. Hunting fee is $35. No stand-by hunters or non-hunters.

FED-9 C Q

Eufaula NWR

334.687.4065

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Jan. 15
  • Lands between Bustahatchee and Rood Creeks/Either Sex: Nov. 1-Jan. 15

Firearms

  • Q10 Either Sex: Oct. 5c | Oct. 19c

Waterfowl

  • Q16 Ducks & Geese Only; Saturdays during statewide seasonc. Shell limit is 25.
  • CAdult-Child: Youth Waterfowl Saturday & one day determined by Refuge. Contact Refuge for details.

Special Regs

Interested hunters must visit www.fws.gov/eufaula. Portions of Chattahooche River & W.F. George Lake within Eufaula NWR are closed to waterfowl hunting. Contact Refuge office for quota applications. No alligator hunting.

FED-10 a Q

Fort Gordon

706.791.2397

Deer

Archery

  • Q Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 11c
  • Qa Archery Only Area/Either Sex: Sept. 14-Jan. 15c

Primitive

  • Q Either Sex: Oct. 12-18

Firearms

  • Q Buck Only: Oct. 19-Jan. 15c
  • Q Either Sex: Contact Fort Gordon for details.

Turkey

Q Mar. 22-May 15c

Small Game

Q Aug. 15-Feb. 28c

Special Regs

All hunting subject to post regulations. Minimum age is 18. Hunter education required. Permit required. Apply online May 1-15 at www.gohuntgeorgia.com.

FED-11 a Q

Fort Stewart &
Hunter Army Airfield

912.767.4354

Deer

Archery

  • Q Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 11c
  • Q Archery Only Areas/Either Sex: Sept. 14-Jan. 15c

Primitive

  • Q Either Sex: Oct. 12-18c.

Firearms

  • Q Buck only: Oct. 21-Nov. 1c | Nov. 4-27c | Dec. 1-26c | Jan. 1-15c
  • Q Either Sex: Oct. 19-20c | Nov. 2-3c | Nov.28-30c |
    Dec. 27-31c
  • Q Shotgun Only Areas: Either Sex: Sept. 14-Jan. 15c

Deer Season Bag Limit: 5 with no more than 2 antlered deer, of which one must have at least four points on one side (one inch or longer). Except that, in QDM area, both antlered deer must have at least four points on one side (one inch or longer).

Turkey

Q Mar. 22-May 15c

Small Game

Q Aug. 15-Feb. 28c

Dove

Q Managed Dove Fields: Wed, Sat., Sun., Holidays during statewide dove seasonc.

waterfowl

Q Statewide season. No hunting past 12 noonc.

Special Regs

Interested hunter must visit www.stewart.army.mil/dpw/wildlife/default.htm. Mandatory phone check-in. All hunting subject to post regulations and access for hunting is not guaranteed.

FED-12 Q

Harris Neck NWR

843.784.2468

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 19-21c

Firearms

  • Either Sex: Nov. 15c. Shotguns 20 gauge and larger with slugs only.

Special Regs

Interested hunter must visit www.fws.gov/savannah/hunting.html. Refuge closed to general public during hunts. All youth hunters under 16 must possess Hunter Safety certificate and be supervised by an adult 21 or older. One adult may supervisor one youth.

FED-13

Oconee National Forest

706.485.1776

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 11
  • During Firearms Deer season, archers must follow Firearms either sex dates on the National Forest.

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 12-18

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Oct. 19-25, Oct. 28-Nov. 27, Dec. 1-8
  • Either Sex: Oct. 26-27, Nov. 28-30, Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Turkey

Mar. 22-May 15

Small Game

Aug. 15-Feb. 28

Feral Hog

Aug. 15-Feb. 28. Small game weapons only. No night hunting. No hunting with dogs.

Special Regs

No dog training Jun. 1-Aug. 14. Pursuit of bears with dogs prohibited. Pursuit of feral hogs with dogs may occur only Aug. 1-Sept. 6; Jun. 2-Mar. 19; May 1-23 during legal daylight hours. Prohibited: Transportation of any loaded weapon in a motor vehicle. Possession of alcohol when hunting. Placing, leaving, or depositing and food, bait, or garbage in a manner likely to attract or concentrate any wildlife, whether for purposes of hunting or viewing animals. Failure to properly store food or garbage so as to prevent access by wildlife. Coyotes may be hunted during open seasons with weapons restrictions for game species in season. No night hunting. Electronic calls may be used.

FED-14 W Q

Okefenokee NWR – Suwanee Canal Unit

912.496.7836

Deer

Firearms

  • Q30 Either Sex: Oct. 25-26c.
  • Q10 W Wheelchair Hunters Only/Either Sex: Oct. 25-26c.
  • Feral hog may be taken; no limit.

Special Regs

Interested hunters must visit www.fws.gov/okefenokee. Shooting hours close at 12 noon. Shotguns with slugs & muzzleloaders only.

FED-15

Okefenokee – Cowhouse Unit

912.496.7836

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-30, Oct. 6-8, 13-17.

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 2-5c | Oct. 10-12s
  • Firearms
  • Buck Only: Oct. 19-20s | Oct. 26-29s
  • Either Sex: Nov. 7-9c, Nov. 27-Dec. 1s | Dec. 7-10s

Turkey

Mar. 22-May 15s

Small Game

Quail/Rabbit/Squirrel Only: Aug. 15-Sept. 30, Oct. 6-Nov. 5, Nov. 10-Feb. 28

Special Regs

Foot travel only on ONWR portion of Cowhouse Island. No dogs allowed except pointing dogs for hunting quail. Sign-In & Check-In at Dixon Memorial WMA.

FED-16 a

Okefenokee – Pocket Unit

912.496.7836

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 11s. Sign-In/Sign-Out required.

Special Regs

Foot travel only off of paved road. No dogs allowed. No alligator hunting.

FED-17W Q

Piedmont NWR

478.986.5441

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-29

Primitive

  • Q1250 Either Sex: Oct. 31-Nov. 2

Firearms

  • WWheelchair Hunters Only/Either Sex: Oct. 18-19
  • Q1250 General Hunt/Either Sex: Nov. 7-9, Nov. 14-16, Nov. 21-23

Turkey

Q300 Mar. 25-29, Apr. 8-12, Apr. 22-26

Small Game

  • Squirrel only: Aug. 15-Sept. 13, Sept. 30-Oct. 17, Oct. 20-30, Nov. 3-6, Nov. 10-13
  • Squirrel/Rabbit/Quail only: Nov. 17-20, Nov. 24-Feb. 28
  • Raccoon & Opossum: Jan 3-4, 10-11,
    17-18, 24-25, 2014

Special Regs

Interested hunters must visit www.fws.gov/piedmont. Permit required for all hunting. Permit fee applies. The quota deer hunt application deadline is August 28, 2013. The quota turkey hunt application deadline is February 26, 2014.

FED-18 W C Q

Savannah NWR

843.784.2468

Deer

Archery

  • Youth Only in Designated Areas/Either Sex: Oct. 1-31. Free permit required.

Firearms

  • Either Sex: Nov. 1-30
  • WWheelchair Hunters Only/Either Sex: Nov. 5-6. Apply by Sept. 15.

Turkey

Youth Only in Designated Areas: Mar. 31-Apr. 4

General Hunt: Apr. 5-26

Small Game

Nov. 1-Dec. 31

Waterfowl

  • C QYouth Waterfowl Hunts: Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14. Apply by Aug. 31.
  • General Hunt: Statewide Season.

Feral Hog

Mar. 8-22 and during deer hunts. No limit.

Special Regs

Interested hunters must visit www.fws.gov/savannah/hunting.html. No alligator hunting.

FED-19

Wassaw Island NWR

843.784.2468

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Oct. 24-26c

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 24-26c

Firearms

  • Dec. 12-14c

Special Regs

Interested hunters must visit www.fws.gov/savannah/hunting.html. Island closed to general public one day prior to, during, and one day after deer hunts. No alligator hunting.

Legend

s Sign-in

c Check-in

C Adult-Child Hunt

Q Quota Hunt Example: Q200 denotes a Quota Hunt for 200 parties

a Archery Only Area

L Ladies Hunt

H Honorary License Hunt

Q Quality Buck

W Wheelchair Hunt

G GORP Property (all or portions of the area require GORP)

P Feral Hog Hunt

O Coyote Hunt

B Bird Dog Training

F Furbearer Dog Training

R Rabbit Dog Training

A Archery Range

S Firearms Shooting Range

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