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Definitions

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Artificial Lure

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.

Daily Limit

The number of fish that may be taken, caught, or killed during any one day.

Fishing

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.

Game Fish

Fish that are listed under Daily Limits.

Immediate Family

All persons living in one household under one head of household and bearing a blood or dependent relationship to the head of household.

Non-game Fish

Any fish not designated as game fish under Daily Limits.

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.

Resident

Resident means any person who has been domiciled within the state of Georgia for a period of at least three (3) months (declared Georgia their state of legal residence as shown by a GA driver’s license or GA ID with a Georgia address). Residents include full-time military personnel on active duty and the dependents of such military personnel for other than Lifetime and Honorary Licenses. Residents also include out-of-state college students living in Georgia. Students may use a current Georgia student ID as documentation.

Stop the Spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species

It’s as simple as Clean, Drain, Dry!

  • CLEAN watercraft, trailer, motor, and equipment. Remove all visible plants, mussels, animals, and mud.
  • DRAIN water from the boat, bilge, motor, and liverwell by removing the drain plug and opening all the water draining devices.
  • DRY your boat and equipment completely before using it in a new body of water.

www.ProtectYourWaters.net

2017 Major Changes

Freshwater Regulation Changes

  • Walleye daily creel and possession limit at Lake Blue Ridge has changed from 15 fish to the statewide limit of 8 fish.

Public Fishing Areas open seven days a week!

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Becoming an Outdoors Woman

BOW is a non-profit educational program offering hands-on workshops to women of all ages and fitness levels. Developed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, these workshops are hosted at various locations in the state and allow participants to develop hunting, fishing, boating and other outdoor recreation skills while also providing insight into the management and preservation of the natural, historical and cultural resources of Georgia.

To learn more about BOW visit www.georgiawildlife.com/BOW