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Q Quota Hunt

c Check-In Hunt

s Sign-In Hunt

Q Quality Deer Symbol

C Youth Hunt

C YOUTH HUNT: DEER/BEAR
Quota Application Deadline: Sept. 1 for designated quota hunts only

One adult may supervise one child. For designated quota hunts, group applications with up to five children allowed. Youth under 16 must bring supervising adult.

WMA

Type

Date

Allatoona WMA

Deer/Bear

s Oct. 17-18*

Arrowhead WMA

Deer/Bear

s Nov. 1-30

Balls Ferry State Park

Deer

s Oct. 10-16

Beaverdam WMA

Deer

s Sept. 19-25*

Berry College WMA

Deer/Bear

c Jan. 9-10*

Big Hammock WMA

Deer

s Nov. 27-29

Big Lazer Creek WMA

Deer

Q s Sept. 26-27, Nov. 22-24*

Blanton Creek WMA

Deer

Q s Oct. 10-11

Bond Swamp NWR

Deer

Q50 s Nov. 14-15

Buck Shoals WMA

Deer/Bear

Q12 c Nov. 21-22
Q12 c Dec. 5-6

Bullard Creek WMA

Deer

s Oct. 30 – Nov. 1*

Cedar Creek

Deer

s Nov. 24-29*

Cedar Creek WMA—
Little River Area

Deer

s Oct. 10-16

Chattahoochee Fall Line WMA/Fort Perry Tract

Deer

Q35 s Sept. 26 – 27

Chattahoochee Fall Line WMA—Hilliard

Deer

Q50 s Nov. 7-8

Chickasawhatchee WMA

Deer

s Nov. 15-21, Dec. 22-27

Clarks Hill WMA

Deer

s Oct. 23-25*

Clayhole Swamp WMA

Deer

c Sept. 18-20

Clybel WMA

Deer

s Oct. 3-8, Nov. 24-29*

Coopers Creek WMA

Deer/Bear

c Oct. 3-4

Coosawattee WMA

Deer/Bear

c Oct. 16-18

Crockford-Pigeon Mtn WMA

Deer/Bear

c Oct. 17-18*

Cumberland Island National Seashore

Deer

Q50 c Dec. 19-20

Dawson Forest WMA

Deer/Bear

Q c Oct. 9-11*

Dukes Creek-Smithgall Woods SP

Deer/Bear

s Oct. 16-18*

Flint River WMA

Deer

Q s Oct. 10-18

Gaither WMA

Deer

Q25 s Dec. 21-27

Grand Bay WMA

Deer

s Oct. 3-4

Griffin Ridge WMA

Deer

s Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Horse Creek WMA

Deer

s Oct. 3-4*

J. L. Lester WMA

Deer/Bear

Q20 c Oct. 3-4, Jan. 9-10

John’s Mountain WMA

Deer/Bear

c Oct. 24-25

Lake Russell WMA

Deer/Bear

c Oct. 9-11*, Nov. 6-8

Lanahassee WMA

Deer

s Dec. 26 – Jan. 1

Oaky Woods WMA

Deer

s Oct. 3-9

Ocmulgee WMA

Deer

s Oct. 3-9

Okefenokee NWR

Deer

Q10 c Oct. 23-24

Ossabaw Island WMA

Deer

Q75 c Nov. 26-28

Paulding Forest WMA

Deer/Bear

c Oct. 10-11*

Paulks Pasture WMA

Deer

c Sept. 18-20

Penholoway Swamp WMA

Deer

c Sept. 25-27

Piedmont NWR

Deer

Q50 s Oct. 16-17

Pleasant Valley VPA

Deer/Bear

s Sept. 12-Nov. 13

River Bend WMA

Deer

s Oct. 24-25*

River Creek WMA

Deer

Q Q35 s Dec. 26-28

Rum Creek WMA

Deer

s Oct. 5-11*

Sansavilla WMA

Deer

c Sept. 25-27

Sapelo Island WMA

Deer

Q75 c Oct. 9-11

Savannah NWR

Deer

Oct. 1-31; Youth only. Archery only.

Tuckahoe WMA

Deer

s Sept. 18-20

West Point WMA

Deer

Q s Oct. 16-18*

*These hunts are Specialty Hunts (Returning Georgia Veterans, Honorary License holders, Ladies and Youth)

C YOUTH HUNT: SMALL GAME
Quota Application Deadline: Oct. 15 for designated quota hunts only

One adult may supervise two children. For designated quota hunts, group applications with up to three children allowed. Selected child may bring one other child and must bring only one supervising adult.

WMA

Type

Date

Albany Nursery WMA

Quail

Q1 c Nov. 21, Dec. 5, Jan. 16

Altamaha WMA—
Butler Refuge

Rabbit

Jan. 30-31. Archery only.

Chickasawhatchee WMA

Quail

Q1 c Nov. 21, Dec. 12, Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30

Di-Lane WMA

Quail

Q8 c Feb. 6

Pleasant Valley VPA

Small Game

Feb. 1-28

Silver Lake WMA

Quail

Q1 c Nov. 7, Nov. 28, Dec. 19, Jan. 16

On Big Game Youth Hunts, only the youth may hunt (age 16 years or younger). See Quota Hunts for more information on applying for quota hunts.

WMA

Date

Albany Nursery WMA

Q1 s Mar. 28-Apr. 3, Apr. 18-24

Arrowhead WMA

s Mar. 20-May 15

B. F. Grant WMA

s Mar. 20-28

Balls Ferry State Park

s Mar. 20-28

Buck Shoals WMA

Q5 Apr. 17-18, May 1-2

Chattahoochee Fall Line WMA/Fort Perry Area

Q15 s Mar. 27-29

Clybel WMA

Q25 s Mar. 20-28, Apr. 10-18

Di-Lane WMA

Q20 c Mar. 20-26

Dodge County PFA

Q2 s Apr. 2-3, Apr. 9-10

Doerun Pitcherplant Bog WMA

Q1 s Mar. 20-21, Mar. 27-28

Grand Bay WMA

s Mar. 20-21, Apr. 3-4

Griffin Ridge WMA

Q25 s Mar. 20-26

Hugh Gillis PFA

Q2 s Mar. 26-27, Apr. 9-10

Moody Forest WMA

s Mar. 20-21

River Creek WMA

Q5 s Mar. 26- 28, Apr. 2-4

Rum Creek WMA

Q25 s Mar. 20-28, Apr. 10-18

s May 1-9

Savannah NWR

c Mar. 29-Apr. 3

Silver Lake WMA

s Mar. 31-Apr. 4

Standing Boy Creek WMA

Q10 s Mar. 20-28, Apr. 3-11

West Point WMA-
Dixie Creek Tract

s Mar. 20-28

C YOUTH HUNT: TURKEY
Quota Application Deadline: Feb. 15 for designated quota hunts only

One adult may supervise one child. For designated quota hunts, group applications with up to three children allowed. Youth under 16 must bring supervising adult.

C YOUTH HUNT: DOVE
Quota Application Deadline: Aug. 15 for designated quota hunts only

One adult may supervise two children. For designated quota hunts, group applications with up to three children allowed. Youth under 16 must bring supervising adult.

WMA

Date

Appling County Dove Field

s Sept. 5

Buck Shoals WMA

Q25 c Sept. 5

Chattahoochee Fall Line – Hilliard

Q20 s Sept. 5 & 12

Di-Lane WMA

Q75 c Sept. 5, Field 1

Flat Creek PFA

Sept. 5, 12, 19 & 26

Indian Ford Farm Dove Fields

Q50 s Sept. 12

J. L. Lester WMA

Sept. 5 & 12

Paradise PFA

Sept. 5

Redlands WMA

Q80 s Sept. 5, Check Station fields only.

River Creek WMA

Q15 s Sept. 5 & 12

Walton WMA

Q80 s Sept. 5

Wilson Shoals WMA

Q15 s Sept. 5

C YOUTH HUNT: WATERFOWL
Quota Application Deadline: Oct. 15
for designated quota hunts only

One adult may supervise two children. For designated quota hunts, no group applications allowed. Selected child may bring one other child and must bring only one supervising adult.

WMA

Date

Cordele Fish Hatchery

Q3 s Dec. 19, Dec. 26, Jan. 9

Eufaula NWR

Q Check with Refuge

Lula Bridge WMA

Nov. 14-15

Mead Farm WMA

Nov. 14, Nov. 21, Nov. 28

Oconee WMA—Dan Denton

Q3 s Pond 1 & Q2 s Pond 3 Nov. 14, 28

Phinizy Swamp WMA

Nov. 14

Pleasant Valley VPA

Q5 s Dec. 12-13 | s Nov. 14-15, Nov. 21-22, Nov. 28-29, Dec. 19-20 Dec. 26-27, Jan. 2-3, Jan. 9-10, Jan. 16-17, Jan. 23-24, Jan. 30-31

River Creek WMA

Q3 s Dec. 12, Jan. 9, Jan. 16

Rum Creek WMA
(MARSH Pond)

Q3 s Dec. 12, Jan. 16