Any lure which is made completely of natural or colored wood, cork, feathers, hair, rubber, metal, plastic, tinsel, styrofoam, sponge, string, or any combination of such materials, in imitation of or as a substitute for natural bait. This does not include any item sprayed with or containing scented or chemical attractants.
The number of fish that may be taken, caught, or killed during any one day.
Catching, capturing, taking, or killing fish, mussels and all seafood and includes all lesser acts such as attempting to catch, capture, or kill by any device or method and directly assisting any person in catching or attempting to catch fish or seafood.
All persons living in one household under one head of household and bearing a blood or dependent relationship to the head of household.
Public Fishing Area
Designated areas owned and/or operated by the Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division, Fisheries Section for the primary purpose of fishing and are open to the public. These are listed on Public Fishing Areas.
Resident means any person who has been domiciled within the State of Georgia (declared Georgia the only state of legal residence) for a period of at least three months. A valid Georgia driver’s license or Georgia ID is required to show residency. Nonresident full time Georgia college students with a valid college ID living in Georgia, and active duty military personnel with a valid U.S. DOD Common Access Card with Uniformed Services affiliation and the dependents of such military personnel may obtain resident hunting and fishing licenses other than resident lifetime, disability and honorary licenses. Nonresident landowners must purchase a nonresident license.
Fishing, Hunting & Boating Maps
Access interactive maps and data through your computer or mobile device including:
- PFA Maps
- Fishing Locations
- Fishing Forecasts
- Catchable Species
- Fish Attractors
- Trout Streams
- WMA Maps
- Hunting Locations
- Harvest Maps
- Boat Ramps
- Marinas & Pumpouts
- Hikeing & Camping
Mobile App: Go Outdoors Georgia