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WMA Regulations: Q-S

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Sign in for small game and migratory birds now required (see Public Hunting Opportunities)

Legend

s Sign-in
c Check-in
C Youth Hunt (see Youth Hunts)
Q Quota Hunt (see Quota Hunts)
a Archery Only Area
HC Specialty Hunt (see Specialty Hunts)
l Hunt & Learn (see Youth Hunting Opportunities)
Q Quality Buck
W Wheelchair Hunt (see Specialty Hunts)
B Bird Dog Training
F Furbearer Dog Training
R Rabbit Dog Training
A Archery Range (see Shooting Ranges)
S Firearms Shooting Range (see Shooting Ranges)

Interactive maps for each area are available at georgiawildlife.com/land

This section of the 2018–2019 Hunting Seasons and Regulations provides information related to all lands managed for hunting by Wildlife Resources Division.

Each listing provides the specific information applicable to that WMA/PFA/State Park/VPA. However, if you require additional information, a contact number is provided with each listing.

 

Rayonier Corridor Lands WMA

41 acres • 912.262.3173

Deer

Area closed to deer hunting.

Turkey

Area closed to turkey hunting.

Small Game

Aug. 15-Feb. 28

Waterfowl

State season.

Special Regs

WMA consists of 300ft wide section of non-contiguos property on the Wayne County side of the Altamaha River extending from mile 61 (Doe Eddy) for 1.2mi down river. WMA license required. All lands in McIntosh/Long Counties previously listed under this area are now part of Townsend WMA. All lands that were part of Boyles Island in Wayne County are now part of Penholoway Swamp WMA. No May 16-31 Feral Hog and Coyote season.

Red Top Mountain State Park

Q

1,776 acres • 770.975.0055

No hunt scheduled for 2018.

Redlands WMA

Q C F

37,500 acres • 706.595.4222

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Oct. 12 s

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 13-19 s

Firearms

  • Either Sex: Nov. 3-30 s, Dec. 26-Jan. 1 s
  • Buck Only: Oct. 20- Nov. 2 s

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

F Aug. 15-Feb. 28. Furbearers may not be hunted during firearms deer hunt. See page 69.

Dove

  • Q80 C Sept. 1
  • General Hunt: Sept. 8, Sept. 15, Oct. 13-31, Nov. 22 – Jan. 15

Special Regs

No hunting on Dyars Pasture MARSH pond.

Directions

From Greensboro Take GA HWY 15 north 9 miles; check station on left.

REDLANDS WMA—
WATSONS SPRINGS AREA

706.595.4222

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Nov. 30 s | Dec. 26-Jan. 1 s

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

F Aug. 15-Sept. 7, Dec 1-25, Jan. 2-Feb. 28. See page 69.

Directions

From Greensboro Take GA HWY 15 north 9 miles; check station on left.

Rich Mountain WMA

19,955 acres • 706.295.6041

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Oct. 19 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only/Either-Sex Last 2 Days: Nov. 19-25 c

Bear

Archery

  • Sept. 8-Oct. 19 s

Firearms

  • Nov. 19-25 c

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Nov. 18, Nov. 26 -Feb. 28

Special Regs

No ATVs.

Directions

From Ellijay Take HWY 515 north 7 miles to Co. Road 151; turn right, go 4 miles to Stanley Creek check station.

Rich Mountain WMA— Cartecay Tract

a A

2,142 acres • 706.295.6041

Deer

Archery

Sign-In once for the season.

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Dec. 2 s | Dec. 26-Jan. 1 s

Bear

Archery

Sign-In once for the season.

  • Sept. 8-Dec. 2 s | Dec. 26-Jan. 1 s

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15-Feb. 28

Waterfowl

Statewide season.

Special Regs

Horse and bicycle trails and areas are closed before 10:00 a.m. during deer, bear, and turkey seasons. No ATVs.

Directions

From East Ellijay: Take Hwy 52E 2.7 miles. Turn right onto Canoe Launch Rd. Go approx 0.2 mile and turn left to archery range parking area and kiosk.

Richard B. Russell State Park

Q W

2,508 acres • 706.213.2045

No hunt scheduled for 2018.

Richmond Hill WMA

a F B S

7,400 acres • 912.262.3173

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Oct. 12 s
  • a Archery Only Areas/Either Sex: Sept. 8-Jan. 13 s

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 13-19 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Oct. 20-21 s
  • Either Sex: Oct. 22-Jan. 13 s

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

F B Aug. 15-Feb. 28. See page 69 . No furbearer hunting or dog training in Archery Only areas.

Directions

From Richmond Hill Take HWY 144 east to Oak Level Rd. or Kilkenny Rd. and follow signs.

River Bend WMA

Q H C W A

3,500 acres • 229.426.5267

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8 – Oct. 5 s | Oct. 8-12 s

Firearms

  • W Wheelchair Hunters/Either Sex: Oct. 6-7 c
  • H C Specialty Hunt/Either Sex: Oct. 27-28 s
  • Either-Sex: Nov. 8-10 c | Dec. 6-8 s

Turkey

  • Q15 Mar. 23-29 s | Mar. 30- Apr. 5 s
  • General Hunt: Apr. 6-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Oct. 5, Oct. 13-26, Oct. 29 -Nov. 7, Nov. 11-Dec. 5, Dec. 9 – Feb. 28

Dove

Sept. 1, Sept. 8, Sept. 15, Oct. 13-26, Oct. 29 -31, Nov. 22 – Dec. 5, Dec. 9-Jan. 15

Waterfowl

Waterfowl may be hunted on impoundment and its surrounding roads/dikes until noon only on Wed., Sat., and Sun. during statewide season.

Directions

From Dublin Take I-16 east to Exit 58 (HWY 199); turn south and go 0.3 miles; road to check station is on right.

River Creek, The Rolf & Alexandra Kauka WMA

Q C Q

2,437 acres • 229.430.4254

Deer

Archery

  • Quality Buck & Antlerless: Sept. 15-23 s | Oct. 6-14 s

Firearms

  • Q35 Quality Buck & Antlerless: Nov. 7-10 c | Dec. 5-8 c
  • Q35 C Youth Hunt/Quality Buck & Antlerless: Dec. 28-30 s

Turkey

  • Q5 C Youth Hunt: Mar. 29 -31 s | Apr. 5-7 s
  • Q5 Apr. 12-14 s

Small Game

Jan. 26-Feb. 10.

Dove

Q15 C Youth Hunt: Sept. 1 s | Sept. 8 s

QUAIL

  • Nov. 14, Nov. 17, Nov. 21, Nov. 24, Dec. 12, Dec. 15, Jan. 9, Jan 12 (limit 6 quail/person/day)

Waterfowl

  • Q3 C Youth Hunt: Dec. 8 s | Jan. 12 s | Jan. 19 s; Quota 3 parties, max 3 persons/party.

Special Regs

Only Quality Bucks with four or more points (1 inch or longer) on one side of the antlers are legal.

Directions

From Thomasville Take U.S. HWY 84 west approx. 4 miles. WMA entrance is on left approx. 0.9 mile after crossing the Ochlockonee River Bridge.

Rocky Mountain Recreation & PFA

a A

3,000 acres • 706.802.5087

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Jan. 1 s

BeAr

Archery

Sept. 8 – Jan. 1 s

Turkey

Archery Only: Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

Archery Only: Aug. 15-Feb. 28

Waterfowl

Antioch Lake: Jan. 1-5, Jan. 7-12, Jan. 14-19, Jan. 21-26 s

Heath Lake (Angler Haven Dr.): Statewide season s

Special Regs

Daily use fee (per vehicle) required for all users. Waterfowl hunters only may use firearms. ATVs prohibited. No hunting of feral hog or coyotes during May 16-31 season.

Directions

From Rome Take U.S. 27 north 10.4 miles; turn left on Sikes Storey Rd.; go 0.4 miles; turn left on Big Texas Valley Rd.; go 5.4 miles to entrance.

Rogers WMA

F

3,500 acres • 912.262.3173

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Oct. 12 s

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 13-19 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Oct. 20-21 s
  • Either Sex: Oct. 22-Jan. 13 s

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

F Aug. 15-Feb. 28. See page 69.

Special Regs

No camping.

Directions

From Hortense Take HWY 301 north to McKinnon. Turn left at Rogers Tract sign and cross over railroad tracks.

Rogers State Prison Farm Dove Fields

538 acres • 229-426-5267

Dove

Sept. 1 s | Sept. 8 s | Sept. 15 s

Special Regs

Hunters must sign-in at the Sign-In Kiosks located at the entrances to each field prior to hunting. WMA license is NOT required. A map of the fields will be located in the kiosks (and on our website) with designated parking areas delineated on the maps. State hunting regulations will apply to the dovefields for the first segment of the dove season. No ATVs or UTVs will be allowed on the fields. No hunting within 100 yards of residences or 50 yards of county roads. Hunters must use open gates to access fields; DO NOT climb fences. Please leave no litter behind, which includes spent shotgun shells. Extra caution should be taken to ensure no live shells are left on the field. No May 16-31 Feral Hog and Coyote season.

Directions

From Reidsville take GA Highway 147 approximately 6.5 miles to intersection with Hwy 178. Turn left on Hwy 178 and proceed 1.5 miles to dirt road on the right that leads to entrance of field 1 and the parking area.

Rum Creek WMA

Q C H

5,739 acres • 478.825.6354

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Oct. 7 s | Nov. 17-23 s

Firearms

  • H C Specialty Hunt/Either Sex: Oct. 8-14 s
  • Q200 Buck Only/Either Sex Last Day: Oct. 25-27 c | Nov. 8-10 c

Turkey

  • Q25 C Youth Hunt: Mar. 23-31 s | Apr. 6-14 s
  • C Youth Hunt: May 9-15 s
  • Q25 Apr. 15-21 s | Apr. 27- May 3 s

Small Game

Aug. 15-Oct. 7, Oct. 15-24, Oct. 28-Nov. 7, Nov. 11-Feb. 28.

Dove

  • Q75 Sept. 1, Sept. 8
  • General Hunt: Sept. 15, Oct. 15-24, Oct. 28-31, Nov. 22 – Jan. 15

Waterfowl

Shooting hours are until 12 noon on all areas.

  • Lake Juliette is open Wed.-Sun. and Youth Waterfowl Days during state waterfowl season for all hunters.
  • Q3 C MARSH Pond/Youth Hunt (only youth can hunt): Dec. 8 s and Jan. 12 s. 3 parties per hunt.
  • C Youth Area – Youth Hunt (only the youth can hunt): Youth Waterfowl Days and Wed. – Sun. during statewide season.

Special Regs

No waterfowl hunting west of Ebenezer Rd. except that youth may hunt waterfowl between Ebenezer and Juliette Roads (Youth Area). No motor in excess of 25hp may be operated on Lake Juliette.

Directions

From Forsyth Take Hwy 18 east 7 miles to Rum Creek Drive on your left then proceed to the check station on your right.

Rum Creek WMA—
Berry Creek Area

a Archery Only Area

750 acres • 478.825.6354

Deer archery

Either Sex: Sept. 8-Jan. 13 s

Turkey archery

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game archery

Aug. 15-Feb. 28. Falconry permitted during small game season.

Special Regs

No camping.

Directions

From Forsyth Take Hwy 18 east 7 miles to Rum Creek Drive on your left then proceed to the check station on your right.

Sandhills WMA – East

B

892 acres • 478.825.6354

Deer archery

Either Sex: Sept. 8- Jan. 13 s

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

  • Aug. 15-Feb. 28. Fox squirrel hunting prohibited.
  • B Aug. 15-Mar. 15. See page 69.

WATERFOWL

State season and Federal Youth Waterfowl Days. Shooting hours 30 minutes before sunrise until noon.

Special Regs

No camping.

Directions

From Butler: From the intersection of HWY 96 and HWY 19, go west 2.6 miles to Taylor County Industrial Park; turn right; kiosk is immediately on the left side of the road.

SANDHILLS WMA – WEST

B

2,498 acres • 478.825.6354

DEER

ARCHERY

  • Sept. 8-Oct. 12 s

PRIMITIVE

  • Oct. 13-19 s

FIREARMS

  • Either-Sex: Oct. 20-Jan. 13 s

TURKEY

Mar. 23-May 15 s

SMALL GAME

  • Aug. 15 – Feb. 28. Fox squirrel hunting prohibited.
  • B Aug. 15-Mar. 15. See page 69.

WATERFOWL

Saturdays Only during state season and Federal Youth Waterfowl Days. Shooting hours 30 minutes before sunrise until noon.

DIRECTIONS

From Butler: From the intersection of HWY 96/HWY 19 in Butler, GA, take HWY 96 west 13.2 miles. Turn left on HWY 90 and go 2.2 miles, then left on Fox Run Rd. Continue 2.2 miles and the WMA entrance will be on your right.

Sansavilla WMA

C a F

16,867 acres • 912.262.3173

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-19 s | Sept. 24-Oct. 2 s | Oct. 8-19 s

Firearms

  • C Youth Hunt/Either Sex: Sept. 21-23 c
  • Either Sex: Oct. 4-6 c | Nov. 17-Dec. 30 s
  • Buck Only: Oct. 20-Nov. 4 s

a Archery Only Areas

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Jan. 13 s. Archery equipment restriction for deer only.

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

  • Aug. 15-Sept. 20, Sept. 23 – Oct. 3, Oct. 7-Feb. 28
  • F Aug. 1-Sept. 2

Special Regs

No camping.

Directions

From Brunswick Take U.S. 341 north to Mt. Pleasant, south of Jesup; Turn right on Howard Rd.; Check Station is on left (17 miles from Brunswick).

Sapelo Island WMA

Q C F

9,000 acres • 912.262.3173

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex/North End: Sept. 8-Oct. 3 s, Oct. 8-16 s, Oct. 21-30 s, Nov. 4-13 s, Nov. 18-27 s, Dec. 2-Jan. 13 s
  • Q125 Either Sex/South End: Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 c
  • Dec. 4-Jan. 8 s (Designated areas only.) Maps of open hunting areas available at the Sapelo WMA Sign-In kiosks, Brunswick DNR office, and gohuntgeorgia.com.

Primitive

  • Q125 Either Sex: Oct. 18-20 c

Firearms

  • Q75 C Youth Hunt/Either Sex: Oct. 5-7 c
  • Q125 Either Sex: Nov. 1-3 c | Nov. 15-17 c

Small Game

F Aug. 15-Oct. 4, Oct. 17, Oct. 21-31, Nov. 4-14, Nov. 18-28, Dec. 2-Feb. 28. See page 69.

FERAL HOGS & COYOTE

Mar. 1 – May 31

Special Regs

Reservations for transportation on state boat for Check-In hunts must be made through the Sapelo Island Visitor Center (912) 437-3224. No reservations will be accepted until you receive your selection notice; Visitor Center Hours: Tues.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat. 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Closed Sunday & Monday. Stream anchorage may be required for hunters using their own boats. Hunter access is allowed only at Moses Hammock Dock at head of Duplin River. No motorized vehicles allowed on island. Hunters may Check-In starting at 9:00 a.m. EST one day prior to hunt. Camps must be removed by 12 noon on the day following each hunt. Departures and returns from deer hunting must be made from Moses Hammock campsite. Hunters are required to stay outside the boundaries of the safety zones. Hunting is restricted to the north end of Greater Sapelo Island and Little Sapelo Island unless otherwise indicated. Feral Hogs and coyotes may be hunted March 1 – May 15, in addition to the May 16-31 season. Any legal small game or big game weapon allowed. Fluourescent orange required. No hunting with dogs. Ferry Restrictions There is limited space on the ferry, so please limit the amount and size of your gear; propane fuel only; Guns must be unloaded and cased for transport on ferry; No folding chairs or tables, ladder stands, bicycles, or excessively large boxes; Climbing stands are OK; Coolers are limited to one 48 qt. per guest or one 96 qt. per two guests. For information on local charter options for transportation to the Moses Hammock hunt camp, please contact the Sapelo Island Visitors Center (912) 437-3224. If you do not take the ferry to the island you may not return to the mainland via the ferry.

Directions

From Savannah Take I-95 south to Exit 58; turn left on GA HWY 57; go 1 mile to flashing light; continue straight on HWY 99, go 9.1 mi. to Landing Rd. (in Meridian); turn left and proceed to Sapelo Island Visitors Center.

SEABOLT FARMS VPA DOVE FIELD

Q

61 acres • 770.535.5700

DOVE

Q20 Sept. 3, Sept. 15

SPECIAL REGS

This Dove Field is only open to the public for the dates listed above. No May 16-31 Feral Hog and Coyote season. Selected hunters may bring up to 2 guests. Hunters may start checking in at 5:30 am on the morning of the hunt; and hunters may hunt until noon. No blinds, buckets, seats or other devices may be placed on the field until the hunter has checked in; No stand-bys.

DIRECTIONS

From Clermont take Hwy 284 N (Shoal Creek Rd) 3.8 miles to the entrance on the right.

Sheffield WMA

a F

4,850 acres • 706.295.6041

Deer

archery

Sign-In once for the season.

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Jan. 1 s

BEAR

archery

Sign-In once for the season.

  • Sept. 8-Jan. 1 s

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug 15-Feb 28.

  • F Furbearer Dog Training Area: Aug 1-Mar 19.

SPECIAL REGS

No ATVs.

Directions

From Cartersville Take HWY 61 south 13.2 miles to Braswell Mountain Rd.; turn right; go 2.4 miles to Lee Rd.; turn right and proceed 1.2 miles to area. From Dallas Take HWY 61 north 6.2 miles to Braswell Mountain Rd.; turn left; go 2.4 miles to Lee Rd.; turn right and proceed 1.2 miles to area.

Sills Brothers Farm VPA Dove Field

NEW Q

28 acres • 770.535.5700

DOVE

Q10 Sept. 1, Sept. 8

SPECIAL REGS

This Dove Field is only open to the public for the dates listed above. No May 16-31 Feral Hog and Coyotes season. Selected hunters may bring up to 2 guests. On Sept. 1, selected hunters may check in starting at noon. On Sept. 8, selected hunters may start checking in at 5:30 am; and hunters may hunt until noon. No blinds, buckets, seats or other devices may be placed on the field until the hunter has checked in; No stand-bys.

DIRECTIONS

From Cleveland: Take Hwy 129 south 0.6 mile, turn left on Old Hwy 75 south, go 1.0 mile, turn left on Post Rd., go 3.5 miles, dove field on the right.

Silver Lake WMA

Q C

9,200 acres • 229.430.4254

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Oct. 12 s

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 13-21 s

Firearms

  • Q160 Either Sex: Dec. 13-15 c
  • Either-Sex: Nov. 1-3 s
  • Buck Only: Nov. 17 -Dec. 2 s | Dec. 29-Jan. 13 s

Turkey

  • Q35 Mar. 23-27 s | Apr. 10 – 14 s
  • C Youth Hunt: Apr. 3-7 s
  • General Hunt: Apr. 20-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Oct 31, Nov. 4 – Dec. 12, Dec. 16-Feb. 28

QUAIL

QUAIL HUNTING BY QUOTA ONLY

Q3 Nov. 10 c | Dec. 22 c | Jan. 19 c

Maximum 3 persons/party. Bag limit 6/person or 12/party.

Directions

From Bainbridge Take HWY 253 south 2.7 miles; go left on Ten Mile Still Rd.; travel 6 miles; turn right on Silver Lake Rd.; travel 2.9 miles; turn left onto WMA access road. Check station is 0.8 miles on the right.

Soap Creek WMA

F

1,000 acres • 706.595.4222

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Oct. 12 s

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 13-19 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Oct. 20 – Nov. 2 s
  • Either Sex: Nov. 3-Jan. 1 s

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

F Aug. 15-Feb. 28. See page 69.

Special Regs

No camping.

Directions

From Lincolnton Take HWY 79 north 2 miles. Turn right on New Petersburg Rd. Sign-In board is on left.

SPARKS CUT OFF VPA

340 acres • 229.426.5267

DEER

ARCHERY

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8-Jan. 13 s

TURKEY

Mar. 23-May 15 s

SMALL GAME

Aug. 15-Feb. 28 s

SPECIAL REGS

No May 16-31 Feral Hog and Coyote

season.

DIRECTIONS

From Adel Take Hwy. 76 west for 2.6 miles and turn right onto Sparks Cutoff Rd. Kiosk is 0.4 miles ahead on right. WMA is on both sides of the road.

Spirit Creek Forest WMA

a

570 acres • 706.595.4222

Archery Only Area

DEER

ARCHERY

  • Sept. 8-Jan. 1 s

TURKEY

a Archery Only Area

Mar. 23-May 15 s

SMALL GAME

Aug. 15-Sept. 7, Jan. 2-Feb. 28. Shotguns and archery equipment only. No furbearer dog hunting.

WATERFOWL

  • State season during small game dates.

SPECIAL REGS

Spirit Creek Forest is a multi-use forest; other users may be present during open hunting seasons. Gates may be open/closed at the discretion of Georgia Forestry Commission. Please see WMA maps for safety zones. No camping. No ATVs. No May 16-31 Feral Hog and Coyote season.

DIRECTIONS

From Augusta: take GA Hwy 56 (Mike Padgett Hwy) south, turn right onto Old Waynesboro Rd, travel 1.7 miles and turn right onto McDade Rd, travel 1.6 miles and turn right onto Smokey Rd, access road is approximately 0.4 miles on right.

Sprewell Bluff WMA – East

1,330 acres • 478.825.6354

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8- Jan. 13 s

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Feb. 28

WATERFOWL

State season and Federal Youth Waterfowl Days. Shooting hours 30 minutes before sunrise until noon.

Special Regs

The East Tract includes property east of the Flint River. No hunting in park day-use area. No camping.

Directions

From Thomaston to Sprewell Bluff Tract Take HWY 36 west 6 miles to Roland; turn right on Alabama Rd.; turn left and follow paved road to area.

SPREWELL BLUFF WMA – WEST

F

5,200 acres • 478.825.6354

DEER

ARCHERY

  • Quality Buck & Antlerless: Sept. 8-Oct. 12 s

PRIMITIVE

  • Quality Buck & Antlerless: Oct. 13-19 s

FIREARMS

  • Quality Buck & Antlerless: Oct. 20-Jan. 13 s

TURKEY

Mar. 23-May 15 s

SMALL GAME

  • Aug. 15 – Feb. 28
  • F Aug. 1 – Mar. 19

WATERFOWL

State season and Federal Youth Waterfowl Days. Shooting hours 30 minutes before sunrise until noon.

SPECIAL REGULATIONS

The West Tract includes property west of the Flint River. Camping in designated areas only. County antler restrictions apply: All bucks must have 4 points 1” or longer on a side.

DIRECTIONS

From Manchester at JCT of HWY 85 and Hill St (Chalybeate Springs Rd), go east 3.2 miles, turn left on Mitchell Cove Rd, go 0.7 miles and then turn right on Tom Brown Rd. Go 0.8 miles to WMA entrance and kiosk.

Standing Boy Creek WMA

Q C

1,580 acres • 478.825.6354

Deer archery

Either Sex: Sept. 8-Jan. 13 s

Turkey

  • Q10 C Youth Hunt: Mar. 23- 31 s | Apr. 6-14 s
  • Q10 Archery Only: Apr. 20-28 s

Dove

  • Q20 C Youth Hunt: Sept. 1, Sept. 8
  • General Hunt: Oct. 13-31, Nov. 22- Jan. 15

Small Game

  • Aug. 15 – 31, Sept. 2-7, Sept. 9- Feb. 28

WATERFOWL

  • State season and Federal Youth Waterfowl Days. Shooting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise until noon.

Special Regs

Upon determination by the Commissioner that a person has violated this title (OCGA 27) or any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to hunting or trespass on or from Standing Boy Creek Tract, the Commissioner may revoke, suspend, deny, or refuse to renew any license or permit, or both, required by this title which is held by or has been applied for by the person, for a period of up to two years following the determination of such violation. No camping. No ATVs. No May 16-31 Feral Hog and Coyote season.

Directions

From Columbus Take HWY 219 north. Turn left on Old River Rd., go 1.5 miles. Tract on left.

Swallow Creek WMA

19,000 acres • 770.535.5700

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 8 -Oct. 12 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Nov. 15-18 c | Dec. 13-16 c | Dec. 27-Jan. 1 s

Bear

Archery

  • Sept. 8-Oct. 12 s

Firearms

  • Nov. 15-18 c | Dec. 13-16 c | Dec. 27-Jan.1 s

Turkey

Mar. 23-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Nov. 14, Nov. 19 – Dec. 12, Dec. 17-26, Jan. 2 – Feb. 28

Directions

From Cleveland Take HWY 75 north 20 miles to GA 180; continue on HWY 75 for 1 mile and turn left at check station sign.