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Welcome to 2022-23 Georgia Hunting

Georgia Hunting Regulations Cover

What's New

Statewide Changes

Chronic Wasting Disease Update

Changes to requirements for bringing deer harvested out-of-state into Georgia.

See Deer Hunting Regulations

Raccoon & Opossum

On private land, no closed season and no bag limit for hunting or trapping raccoon and opossum. Hunting season on National Forest lands and on most WMAs is Aug 15-last day of February. No bag limit for raccoon and opossum.

See Small Game Seasons, Dates & Limits

Sea Ducks

Bag limit changes.

See Migratory Birds Seasons


January 17, 2023
7:00 PM

Georgia Technical College
900 S Ga Tech Pkwy, Americus, GA 31709

Central Georgia Technical College
54 GA-22, Milledgeville, GA 31061

January 18, 2023
7:00 PM

Lumpkin County Library
56 Mechanicsville Rd, Dahlonega, GA 30533

Liberty County Performing Arts Center
2140 E Oglethorpe Hwy, Hinesville, GA 31313

January 19, 2023
7:00 PM

Burnt Hickory Park
8650 Cartersville Highway, Dallas, GA 30132

Town’s Bluff Park
45 Riverwood Trail, Hazlehurst, GA 31539

January 16, 2023
7:00 PM

Members of the public will have the opportunity to participate in a virtual public meeting on the Georgia WRD Facebook Page ( to provide input for consideration into the development of hunting regulation proposals for the 2023-2025 hunting seasons. Visit our website at closer to the event date for more information.