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Deer Hunting Opportunities

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Yellow

Equipment

Starting

Ending

Opportunity

Bows and Crossbows

Sep. 10, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

Muzzleloaders

Oct. 15, 2016

Oct. 21, 2016

Either-Sex

Oct. 22, 2016

Oct. 28, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Oct. 29, 2016

Oct. 29, 2016

Either-Sex

Oct. 30, 2016

Nov. 24, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 25, 2016

Nov. 27, 2016

Either-Sex

Nov. 28, 2016

Dec. 31, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Jan. 1, 2017

Jan. 1, 2017

Either-Sex

Jan. 2, 2017

Jan. 8, 2017

Antlered Bucks Only

Modern Firearms

Oct. 22, 2016

Oct. 28, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Oct. 29, 2016

Oct. 29, 2016

Either-Sex

Oct. 30, 2016

Nov. 24, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 25, 2016

Nov. 27, 2016

Either-Sex

Nov. 28, 2016

Dec. 31, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Jan. 1, 2017

Jan. 1, 2017

Either-Sex

Jan. 2, 2017

Jan. 8, 2017

Antlered Bucks Only

Orange

Equipment

Starting

Ending

Opportunity

Bows and Crossbows

Sep. 10, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

Muzzleloaders

Oct. 15, 2016

Oct. 21, 2016

Either-Sex

Oct. 22, 2016

Oct. 28, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Oct. 29, 2016

Oct. 30, 2016

Either-Sex

Oct. 31, 2016

Nov. 4, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 5, 2016

Nov. 6, 2016

Either-Sex

Nov. 7, 2016

Nov. 20, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2016

Nov. 27, 2016

Either-Sex

Nov. 28, 2016

Dec. 31, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Jan. 1, 2017

Jan. 1, 2017

Either-Sex

Jan. 2, 2017

Jan. 8, 2017

Antlered Bucks Only

Modern Firearms

Oct. 22, 2016

Oct. 28, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Oct. 29, 2016

Oct. 30, 2016

Either-Sex

Oct. 31, 2016

Nov. 4, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 5, 2016

Nov. 6, 2016

Either-Sex

Nov. 7, 2016

Nov. 20, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2016

Nov. 27, 2016

Either-Sex

Nov. 28, 2016

Dec. 31, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Jan. 1, 2017

Jan. 1, 2017

Either-Sex

Jan. 2, 2017

Jan. 8, 2017

Antlered Bucks Only

Green

Equipment

Starting

Ending

Opportunity

Bows and Crossbows

Sep. 10, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

Muzzleloaders

Oct. 15, 2016

Oct. 21, 2016

Either-Sex

Oct. 22, 2016

Nov. 4, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 5, 2016

Nov. 13, 2016

Either-Sex

Nov. 14, 2016

Nov. 20, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2016

Jan. 1, 2017

Either-Sex

Jan. 2, 2017

Jan. 8, 2017

Antlered Bucks Only

Modern Firearms

Oct. 22, 2016

Nov. 4, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 5, 2016

Nov. 13, 2016

Either-Sex

Nov. 14, 2016

Nov. 20, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Nov. 21, 2016

Jan. 1, 2017

Either-Sex

Jan. 2, 2017

Jan. 8, 2017

Antlered Bucks Only

Magenta

Equipment

Starting

Ending

Opportunity

Bows and Crossbows

Sep. 10, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

Muzzleloaders

Oct. 15, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

Modern Firearms

Oct. 22, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

In Hancock, Harris, Meriwether, Montgomery, Randolph, Talbot and Troup Counties, only antlered bucks with at least 4 points (one inch or longer) on either side are legal.

In Dooly and Macon Counties, antlered bucks must have a minimum 15-inch outside spread.

Cyan

Equipment

Starting

Ending

Opportunity

Bows and Crossbows

Sep. 10, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

Muzzleloaders

Oct. 15, 2016

Oct. 21, 2016

Either-Sex

Oct. 22, 2016

Oct. 30, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Oct. 31, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

Modern Firearms

Oct. 22, 2016

Oct. 30, 2016

Antlered Bucks Only

Oct. 31, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

Blue

Equipment

Starting

Ending

Opportunity

Bows and Crossbows

Sep. 10, 2016

Jan. 31, 2017

Either-Sex

Muzzleloaders

Oct. 15, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

Modern Firearms

Oct. 22, 2016

Jan. 8, 2017

Either-Sex

In the portion of Forsyth County lying south of GA Hwy 20, only archery equipment, shotguns and muzzleloading firearms are allowed. No other firearms are allowed.

In the portion of Fulton County lying north of GA Hwy 92 only archery equipment is allowed. Absolutely no firearms are allowed.

Gray

Equipment

Starting

Ending

Opportunity

Bows and Crossbows

Sep. 10, 2016

Jan. 31, 2017

Either-Sex

Chattahoochee National Forest

Firearms deer season on Chattahoochee National Forest (Outside of WMAs)

Oct. 22 – Dec. 26, 2016

Firearms either-sex days on Chattahoochee National Forest (Outside of WMAs)

West of I-75
Same as county either-sex days through Dec. 26

East of I-75
Oct. 29, Nov. 26
Hunting with archery equipment is buck-only except on firearms either-sex days.