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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. 29

Coyote

May 16-31

Special Regs

WMA consists of 300 ft wide section of non-contiguous property on the Wayne County side of the Altamaha River, extending from mile 61 (Doe Eddy) to 1.2 miles down river.

Redlands WMA

Q C F

37,500 acres • 706.595.4222

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 11 s

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 12-18 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Oct. 19 – Nov. 1 s
  • Either Sex: Nov. 2-30 s, Dec. 26-Jan. 1 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

F Aug. 15-Feb. 29

*Furbearers may not be hunted during firearms deer hunt.

Dove

  • Q80 C Youth Hunt: Sept. 7 s
  • General Hunt: Sept. 14, Sept. 21, Nov. 23 – Dec. 1, Dec. 6 – Jan. 31

Coyote

May 16-31

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. 14-Nov. 30 s | Dec. 26-Jan. 1 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

F Aug. 15-Sept. 13, Dec 1-25, Jan. 2-Feb. 29

Coyote

May 16-31

Directions

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

Reed Bingham State Park

Special Regs

No ATVs

Alligator hunting by special permit only; open only to drawn quota hunters for alligator zone #4 who apply and are selected for the park hunt. Interested hunters must call 229-896-3551 no later than close of business on July 31 to apply. Selected hunters will be charged a $30 nonrefundable, nontransferable hunt fee and a $5 Park Pass is required. Only night hunting is permitted (30 minutes after sunset to 30 minutes before sunrise). Hunting is allowed Sunday nights through Thursday nights only, during state season. Special permit restriction apply.

Rich Mountain WMA

19,955 acres • 706.295.6041

Deer

Archery

  • Buck Only: Sept. 14-Nov. 25, Dec. 2-Jan. 1 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Nov. 26-Dec. 1 c

Bear

Archery

  • Sept. 14-Nov. 25, Dec. 2-Jan. 1 s

Firearms

  • Nov. 26-Dec. 1 c

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Nov. 25, Dec. 2-Feb. 29

Coyote

May 16-31

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

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14 – Jan. 1 s

Bear

Archery

  • Sept. 14 – Jan. 1 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15-Feb. 29

Coyote

May 16-31

Special Regs

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

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

Deer

Firearms

  • Q60 Either Sex: Dec. 3-4 c
  • Q20 WMobility-Impaired/Either Sex: Dec. 3-4 c

Special Regs

Hunters must attend a pre-hunt meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Dec. 2, 2019. Two deer limit. bag limit may be increased by (1) deer to be tagged by hunter – decision announced at pre-hunt meeting. Hunt participants will be charged a $30 nonrefundable, nontransferable hunt fee and a $5 Park Pass will be required. Cabins and campsites may be reserved by calling the park office at (706) 213-2045. Applicable fees will apply. All other park facilities will be closed to the general public Dec. 3-4. No ATVs. Wheelchair hunters must apply by letter by Oct. 15 to: Wheelchair Hunt RBR State Park, 2650 Russell State Park Dr., Elberton, GA 30635.

Richmond Hill WMA

a F B S

7,400 acres • 912.262.3173

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 11 s

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 12-18 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Oct. 19-20 s
  • Either Sex: Oct. 21-Jan. 12 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

F B Aug. 15-Feb. 29

*No furbearer hunting or dog training in Archery Only areas.

Coyote

May 16-31

Directions

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

River Bend WMA

Q HC WA

3,500 acres • 229.426.5267

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14 – Oct. 4 s | Oct. 7-11 s

Firearms

  • WMobility-Impaired Hunters/Either Sex: Oct. 5-6 c
  • HC Specialty Hunt/Either Sex: Oct. 26-27 s
  • Either-Sex: Nov. 7-9 c |Dec. 5-7 s

Turkey

  • Q15 Mar. 21-27 s | Mar. 28- Apr. 3 s
  • General Hunt: Apr. 4-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Oct. 4, Oct. 12-25, Oct. 28 -Nov. 6, Nov. 10-Dec. 4, Dec. 8 – Feb. 29

Dove

Q30 Sept. 7 s

General Hunt: Sept. 14, Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Nov. 23-Dec. 1, Dec. 8 -Jan. 31 s

Waterfowl

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

Coyote

May 16-31. Feral hogs may also be hunted and taken with dogs. Dogs must be marked with hunter’s name and a valid telephone number; no night hunting; hogs must be killed immediately upon capture.

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. 21-29, Oct. 12-20 s

Firearms

  • Q35 Quality Buck & Antlerless: Dec. 4-7 c | Nov. 6-9 s
  • Q35 C Youth Hunt/Quality Buck & Antlerless: Dec. 27-29 s

Turkey

  • Q5 C Youth Hunt: Mar. 27-29, Apr. 3-5 s
  • Q5 Apr. 10-12 s

Small Game

Jan. 25-Feb. 9

*No fox squirrel hunting.

Dove

Q15 C Youth Hunt: Sept. 7, Sept. 14 s

*Dove hunting by quota only.

QUAIL

  • Nov. 16, Nov. 20, Nov. 23, Nov. 27, Nov. 30, Dec. 11, Dec. 14, Dec. 18, Dec. 21, Jan. 1, Jan. 4, Jan. 8, Jan. 11, Jan. 22 c

*Quail hunting on designated dates only. Bag limit is 3 per person. Hunting party must check in harvest at kiosk or online. Complete one check-in survey per party.

Waterfowl

  • Q3 C Youth Hunt: Dec. 14, Jan. 11, Jan. 19 s

Coyote

No May 16-31 hog and coyote season.

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. 14-Jan. 12 s

BeAr

Archery

Sept. 14 – Jan. 12 s

Turkey

Archery

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

Archery

Aug. 15-Feb. 29

Waterfowl

Antioch Lake: Jan. 1-4, Jan. 6-11, Jan. 13-18, Jan. 20-25, Jan. 27-31

Coyote

No May 16-31 hog and coyote season.

Special Regs

Daily use fee (per vehicle) required for all users. Waterfowl hunters only may use firearms. No ATVs.

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. 14-Oct. 11 s

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 12-18 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Oct. 19-20 s
  • Either Sex: Oct. 21-Jan. 12 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

F Aug. 15-Feb. 29

Coyote

May 16-31

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. 7, Sept. 14, Sept. 21 s

Coyote

No May 16-31 hog and coyote season

Special Regs

Dove hunters need to check in at the Rogers State Prison office prior to entering dove fields. In addition, 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 dove fields 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.

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

5,884 acres • 478.825.6354

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 6, Nov. 23-29 s

Firearms

  • H CSpecialty Hunt/Either Sex: Oct. 7-13 s
  • Q200 Either Sex Last Day: Oct. 31-Nov. 2, Nov. 14-16 c

Turkey

  • Q25CYouth Hunt:Mar. 21-29, Apr. 11-19 s
  • C Youth Hunt: May 2-10 s
  • Q25 Apr. 4-10, Apr. 20- 26 s

Small Game

Aug. 15-Oct. 6, Oct. 14-30, Nov. 3-13, Nov. 17-Feb. 29

Dove

  • Q75 Sept. 7, Sept. 14 s
  • General Hunt: Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Nov. 23-Dec. 1, Dec. 6 – Jan. 31

Waterfowl

  • The MARSH Project Q3 CYouth Hunt: Dec. 14, Jan. 18 s
  • Area (everything west of Juliette Rd.) is only open for 2 youth quota hunts.
  • East of Ebenezer Rd. (includes Lake Juliette): Open for all hunters. Federal Youth Waterfowl Days and Wed. – Sun., during state season. No motor in excess of 25 hp may be operated on Lake Juliette.
  • Youth Area: Between Juliette Rd. and Ebenezer Rd. only youth may hunt. Federal Youth Waterfowl Days and Wed. – Sun., during state season.
  • Waterfowl hours are 30 minutes before sunrise until noon for all areas.

Coyote

May 16 – 31

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

161 acres • 478.825.6354

Deer

Archery

Either Sex: Sept. 14-Jan. 12 s

Turkey

Archery

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

Archery

Aug. 15-Feb. 29

*Falconry permitted during small game season.

Coyote

May 16-31 Archery only.

Special Regs

Archery Only Area. No camping. Firearms prohibited except as provided in O.C.G.A. 16-11-126. No hog dogs.

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. 14- Jan. 12 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

  • Aug. 15-Feb. 29
  • Fox squirrel hunting prohibited.

WATERFOWL

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

Coyote

May 16 – 31

Special Regs

No camping. Bird dog training allowed Aug. 15 – Mar. 15 Only.

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

  • Either-Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 11 s

PRIMITIVE

  • Either-Sex: Oct. 12-13 s
  • Buck Only: Oct. 14-18 s

FIREARMS

  • Either-Sex: Nov. 2-3, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Dec. 28-29 s
  • Buck Only: Oct. 19-Nov. 1, Nov. 4-29, Dec. 2-27, Dec. 30-Jan. 12 s

TURKEY

Mar. 21-May 15 s

SMALL GAME

  • Aug. 15 – Feb. 29
  • Fox squirrel hunting prohibited.

WATERFOWL

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

Coyote

May 16-31. Feral hogs may also be hunted and taken with dogs. Dogs must be marked with hunter’s name and a valid telephone number; no night hunting; hogs must be killed immediately upon capture.

Special Regs

Camping in designated areas only. Bird dog training allowed Aug. 15 – Mar. 15 only.

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 F

16,867 acres • 912.262.3173

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-25, Sept. 30-Oct. 8, Oct. 13-25, Nov. 2-22 s

Firearms

  • C Youth Hunt/Either Sex: Sept. 27-29 c
  • Either Sex: Oct. 10-12 c | Nov. 23-Dec. 29, Jan. 1-12 s
  • Buck Only: Oct. 26-Nov. 1 s
  • Q1 Buckshot Only/Dog Deer/Either Sex: Dec. 30-31 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

  • Aug. 15-Sept. 25, Oct. 13 – 25, Nov. 2-Dec. 29, Jan. 1-Feb. 29

*No furbearer hunting or dog training in Archery Only areas.

Coyote

May 16-31. Feral hogs may also be hunted and taken with dogs. Dogs must be marked with hunter’s name and a valid telephone number; no night hunting; hogs must be killed immediately upon capture.

Special Regs

Dog-deer hunting allowed in designated areas only. All dogs must be marked with the selected hunter’s name and phone number. All vehicles used in the dog-deer hunt must display DNR issued permit on vehicle dash. Hunting area will be closed to all users during dog-deer hunts except to hunters with a valid quota permit. Archery only area is archery equipment for deer only.

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: Sept. 14-Oct. 9, Oct. 14-22, Oct. 27-Nov. 5, Nov. 10-19, Nov. 24-Dec. 10, Dec. 15-Jan. 12 s
  • Q125 Either Sex: Dec. 12 – 14 cThe Archery Quota Hunt listed for Sapelo Island WMA is for the South End only. Archery hunting is restricted to the North End only until after this Quota Hunt. Archery hunting dates for the South End of Sapelo Island are Dec 15-Jan 12.

Primitive

  • Q125 Either Sex: Oct. 24-26 c

Firearms

  • Q75 CYouth Hunt/Either Sex: Oct. 11-13 c
  • Q125 Either Sex: Nov. 7-9, Nov. 21-23 c

*Maps of open hunting areas available at the Sapelo WMA sign-in kiosks, Brunswick DNR office, and georgiawildlife.com

Small Game

F Aug. 15-Oct. 9, Oct. 27-Nov. 5, Nov. 10-19, Nov. 24-Dec. 10, Dec. 15-Feb. 29

Coyote

May 16 – 31. Feral hogs may also be taken. Feral hogs may be taken with dogs. Dogs must be marked with the hunter’s name and a valid telephone number; no night hunting; hogs must be killed immediately upon capture.

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 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. 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. Rolling garbage cans and carts are not allowed on the ferry.For information on local charter options or 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.

Sheffield WMA

a Archery Only Area F

5,342 acres • 706.295.6041

Deer

archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Jan. 1 s

BEAR

archery

  • Sept. 14-Jan. 1 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Feb. 29

Coyote

May 16 – 31

SPECIAL REGS

No ATVs. Furbearer dog training allowed from Aug. 1 – Feb. 29

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.

Silver Lake WMA

Q C

9,200 acres • 229.430.4254

Deer

Archery

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 11 s

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 12-20 s

Firearms

  • Q160 Either Sex: Dec. 12-14 c
  • Either-Sex: Oct. 31-Nov. 2 s
  • Buck Only: Nov. 16-29, Dec. 28-Jan. 12 s

Turkey

  • Q35 Mar. 21-25, Apr. 8 – 12 s
  • C Youth Hunt: Apr. 1-5 s
  • General Hunt: Apr. 18-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Oct 30, Nov. 3 – Dec. 11, Dec. 15-Feb. 28

*No fox squirrel hunting.

QUAIL

Q3 Nov. 9, Nov. 30, Dec. 21, Jan. 18 c

Q1CYouth Hunt: Nov. 9, Nov. 30, Dec. 21, Jan. 18 c

*Quail hunting by quota only. Maximum 3 persons per party. Bag limit is 3 per person. Hunting party must check in harvest at kiosk or online. Complete one check-in survey per party.

Coyote

No May 16-31 hog and coyote season.

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. 14-Oct. 11 s

Primitive

  • Either Sex: Oct. 12-18 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Oct. 19 – Nov. 1 s
  • Either Sex: Nov. 2-Jan. 1 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

F Aug. 15-Feb. 29

Coyote

May 16 – 31

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. 14-Jan. 12 s

TURKEY

Mar. 21-May 15 s

SMALL GAME

Aug. 15-Feb. 29

Coyote

No May 16-31 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 Archery Only Area

570 acres • 706.595.4222

DEER

ARCHERY

  • Sept. 14-Jan. 1 s

TURKEY

ARCHERY

Mar. 21-May 15 s

SMALL GAME

Aug. 15-Sept. 13, Jan. 2-Feb. 29 *Shotgun and archery only. No furbearer dog hunting.

Coyote

No May 16-31 hog and coyote season.

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.

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. 14- Jan. 12 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Feb. 29

*Shotgun and archery equipment only. No furbearer dog hunting.

Coyote

May 16 – 31

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

  • Either Sex: Sept. 14-Oct. 11 s

PRIMITIVE

  • Either Sex: Oct. 12-13 s
  • Buck Only: Oct. 14-18 s

FIREARMS

  • Either Sex: Nov. 2-3, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Dec. 28-29 s
  • Buck Only: Oct. 19-Nov. 1, Nov. 4-29, Dec. 2-27, Dec. 30-Jan. 12 s

*County antler restrictions apply: All bucks must have at least four points 1 inch or longer on a side.

TURKEY

Mar. 21-May 15 s

SMALL GAME

  • Aug. 15 – Feb. 29

Coyote

May 16-31. Feral hogs may also be hunted and taken with dogs. Dogs must be marked with hunter’s name and a valid telephone number; no night hunting; hogs must be killed immediately upon capture.

SPECIAL REGULATIONS

Furbearer dog training allowed Aug. 1 – Mar. 15. The West Tract includes property west of the Flint River. Camping in designated areas only.

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. 14-Jan. 12 s

Turkey

  • Q10 C Youth Hunt: Mar. 21- 29, Apr. 4-12 s
  • Q10 Archery Only: Apr. 18-26 s

Dove

  • Q20 C Youth Hunt: Sept. 7, Sept. 14 s
  • General Hunt: Sept. 21-30, Nov. 23- Dec. 1, Dec. 6-Jan. 31

Small Game

  • Aug. 15 – Sept. 6, Sept. 8-13, Sept. 15- Feb. 29

Coyote

No May 16-31 hog and coyote season.

Special Regs

No camping. No ATVs. Bicycle trails are closed until 10:00 am during archery deer and turkey hunts.

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

  • Buck Only: Sept. 14 -Oct. 11 s

Firearms

  • Buck Only: Nov. 21-24 c | Dec. 12-15 c | Dec. 26-Jan. 1 s

Bear

Archery

  • Sept. 14-Oct. 11 s

Firearms

  • Nov. 21-24 c | Dec. 12-15 c | Dec. 26-Jan.1 s

Turkey

Mar. 21-May 15 s

Small Game

Aug. 15 – Nov. 20, Nov. 25 – Dec. 11, Dec. 16-25, Jan. 2 – Feb. 29

Coyote

May 16-31. Feral hogs may also be hunted and taken with dogs. Dogs must be marked with hunter’s name and a valid telephone number; no night hunting; hogs must be killed immediately upon capture.

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.