Sept. 1–Oct. 7 for quota permit holders only (The number of available Quota Permits is shown in blue below). Season limit of 1 per quota permit holder. Legal alligators must be 48 inches or longer from end of snout to tip of tail. Participants must be at least 12 years of age. Areas open for the harvest of alligators are limited to 9 zones with zone specific quotas as follows:
On WMAs in the open zones, alligators may be taken during open small game dates that coincide with the open season for alligator (unless otherwise specified) by valid permit holders only. WMA license required. No alligator hunting on National Wildlife Refuges.
For detailed information see Georgia’s Alligator Management Plan in the special Alligator Hunting Season brochure available on the internet at gohuntgeorgia.com or at WRD offices. Interested hunters must apply online for Alligator Quota hunts at gohuntgeorgia.com.
Regulations in red are new this year.
Purple text indicates an important note.