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Northern Zone Either Sex Days

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Northern Zone Firearms Deer Season (Oct. 20 – Jan. 1)

Buck only except during either sex days. Fulton (north of GA Hwy 92) and all of Clayton, Cobb, and DeKalb Counties are CLOSED to firearms deer hunting. In the portion of Forsyth County lying south of GA Hwy 20, archery equipment, shotguns and muzzleloading firearms only (no other firearms allowed). Antler restrictions in Hancock, Meriwether and Troup Counties: ONLY bucks with at least four points (one inch or longer) on one side of antlers are legal.

Chattahoochee & Oconee National Forests

Either sex days on National Forest lands differ from county regulations.

  • Chattahoochee NF Either Sex Days: Oct. 27, Nov. 24, Dec. 26
  • Oconee NF Either Sex Days: Oct. 26–28, Nov. 9–11, Nov. 22–25,
    Dec. 26–Jan. 1

Oct. 20–21, Nov. 3–4, Nov. 17–Dec. 2, Dec. 26–Jan. 1

Banks, Franklin, Gilmer, Habersham, Hart, Lumpkin, Murray, Stephens, White, and Whitfield.

Oct. 27, Nov. 10, Nov. 22-25, Dec. 26, Jan. 1

Fannin, Rabun, Towns, and Union.

Oct. 20–Jan. 1

Baldwin, Barrow, Bartow, Bibb, Butts, Carroll, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Clarke, Columbia, Coweta, Crawford, Dade, Dawson, Douglas, Elbert, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Fulton, Glascock, Gordon, Greene, Gwinnett, Hall, Hancock*, Haralson, Heard, Henry, Jackson, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Lincoln, Madison, McDuffie, Meriwether*, Monroe, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Polk, Putnam, Richmond, Rockdale, Spalding, Taliaferro, Troup*, Upson, Walker, Walton, Warren, and Wilkes.

*Antler restrictions apply

Extended Archery Season

Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, and Rockdale Cos. Only; Jan. 2–31 in accordance with statewide bag limits.

Shotguns and Muzzleloaders

In Forsyth County south of GA Hwy 20, only shotguns and muzzleloaders are legal for firearms deer hunting.

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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