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Contact Information & Offices

WRD Fisheries Regional Offices and Facilities Map

Statewide or General Offices

Wildlife Resources Division State Headquarters

2067 US Highway 278 SE, Social Circle, GA 30025

Main Number 706-557-3333
Toll Free 833-557-3303
Game Management 706-557-3350
Fisheries Management 706-557-3305
Law Enforcement 770-918-6408
Wildlife Conservation 706-557-3213

Wildlife Resources Conservation Center

2065 US Highway 278 SE, Social Circle, GA 30025

Boating Registration 800-366-2661
Hunting & Fishing Licenses 800-366-2661
Boating Education 770-918-6408
Hunter Education 706-557-3355
Special Permits Unit 770-918-6408
Private Lands Program 478-994-7583

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center

543 Elliott Trail, Mansfield, GA 30055

Visitors Center
770-784-3059

Go Fish Education Center

1255 Perry Pkwy, Perry, GA 31069

Main Number 478-988-6701

Coastal Resources Division Headquarters

One Conservation Way, Brunswick, GA 31520

Main Number 912-264-7218

Coastal Law Enforcement 912-264-7237

Report a Fish Kill/Ranger Hotline

800-241-4113

WRD Fisheries Regional Offices and Facilities

Northwest Region (1)

706-295-6102

2650 Floyd Springs Road, Armuchee, GA 30105

Law Enforcement (Acworth) 770-529-2424
Law Enforcement (Atlanta) 770-769-9680

Rocky Mountain PFA & Recreation Area

Summerville Hatchery

Northeast Region (2)

770-535-5498

2150 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501

Law Enforcement (Gainesville) 770-535-5499

Buford Trout Hatchery

Burton Hatchery

East Central Region (3)

478-825-6151

1014 MLK Blvd., Fort Valley, GA 31030

Law Enforcement (Thomson) 706-595-4211

Law Enforcement (Augusta) 706-737-1480

Thomson Office 706-595-1619

Walton Hatchery

Marben PFA

McDuffie Hatchery & PFA

Flat Creek PFA

South Central Region (4)

912-285-6094

108 Darling Ave., PO Box 2089, Waycross, GA 31502

Law Enforcement (Metter) 912-685-2145

Ocmulgee PFA

Bowens Mill Hatchery

Hugh M. Gillis PFA

Dodge County PFA

Paradise PFA

Southwest Region (5)

229-430-4256

2024 Newton Road, Albany, GA 31701

Law Enforcement (Albany) 229-430-4252

Big Lazer Creek PFA

Cordele Hatchery

Silver Lake PFA

Steve Cocke Hatchery

Coastal Region (6)

912-727-2112

130 Hatchery Drive, Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Law Enforcement (Brunswick) 912-264-7237

Evans County PFA

Richmond Hill Hatchery

See Public Fishing Area Information.

Call 1-800-241-4113

Report Fish Kills

Help protect our valuable fish resources. Report fish kills as quickly as possible.

Report Poachers

  • Poaching is the illegal fishing and hunting of wildlife.
  • Poachers rob you of hunting opportunities.
  • Poachers steal everyone’s wildlife.
  • Poachers give ethical anglers and hunters a bad name.
  • Rewards are paid if an arrest is made.
  • Anonymity is respected.

RangerHotline@dnr.ga.gov
1-800-241-4113
We Are Available
24–7–365

2021 Forestry for Wildlife Partners

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division honors our 2021 Forestry for Wildlife Partners for their outstanding accomplishments in incorporating wildlife conservation practices as an integral part of their land management. These partners had a positive impact for wildlife habitat on about 1 million acres. Learn about FWP, including our new focus on partner projects and a lower minimum acreage at georgiawildlife.com/fwp.

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