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Georgia

Hunting

Youth Hunts

Q Quota Hunt

b Bonus Deer Hunt

Q Quality Deer Symbol

C Youth Hunt

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

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/VPA

Type

Date

Allatoona

Deer/Bear

Oct. 16-17*, Oct. 18-Nov. 1

Arrowhead

Deer/Bear

Nov. 1-28

Balls Ferry State Park

Deer

Oct. 9-15

Beaverdam

Deer

Sept. 18-24*

Berry College

Deer/Bear

b Jan. 8-9*

Big Lazer Creek

Deer

Q Sept. 25-26, Nov. 19-21*

Blanton Creek

Deer

Q Oct. 9-10*

Buck Shoals

Deer/Bear

Q12 b Nov. 20-21, Dec. 4-5

Bullard Creek

Deer

Oct. 29-31*

Carters Lake

Deer/Bear

Q20 b Nov. 13

Cedar Creek

Deer

Nov. 23-28*

Cedar Creek -
Little River Area

Deer

Oct. 9-15

Chattahoochee Fall Line-Fort Perry Tract

Deer

Q35 Sept. 25-26

Chattahoochee Fall Line-Hilliard

Deer

Q50 Nov. 13-14

Chickasawhatchee

Deer

Nov. 21-27, Dec. 24-29

Clarks Hill

Deer

Oct. 22-24*

Clayhole Swamp

Deer

b Sept. 17-19

Clybel

Deer

Oct. 2-7, Nov. 23-28*

Coopers Creek

Deer/Bear

Oct. 8-10

Coosawattee

Deer/Bear

b Oct. 15-17*

Crockford-Pigeon Mtn

Deer/Bear

b Oct. 16-17*

Dawson Forest

Deer/Bear

Q b Oct. 15-17*

Dukes Creek- SWSP

Deer/Bear

Oct. 15-17*

Flint River

Deer

Q Oct. 9-17*

Gaither

Deer

Q25 Dec. 20-26

Grand Bay

Deer

Oct. 2-3

Griffin Ridge

Deer

Oct. 29-31

Horse Creek

Deer

Oct. 2-3*

J. L. Lester

Deer/Bear

Q20 b Oct. 2-3, Jan. 8-9

John’s Mountain

Deer/Bear

b Oct. 30-31*

Lake Russell

Deer/Bear

b Oct. 8-10*, b Nov. 5-7

Lanahassee

Deer

Dec. 26 - Jan. 1*

Oaky Woods

Deer

Oct. 9-15

Ocmulgee

Deer

Oct. 2-8

Ossabaw Island

Deer

Q75 b Nov. 25-27

Paulding Forest

Deer/Bear

b Oct. 9-10*

Paulks Pasture

Deer

b Sept. 17-19

Penholoway Swamp

Deer

b Sept. 24-26

Pleasant Valley

Deer/Bear

Sept. 11-Oct. 15 (archery)

Pleasant Valley

Deer/Bear

Q4 Oct. 16-22, 23-29, Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 6-12

River Bend

Deer

Oct. 22-24*

River Creek

Deer

Q Q35 Dec. 20-22

Rum Creek

Deer

Oct. 4-10*

Sansavilla

Deer

b Sept. 24-26

Sapelo Island

Deer

b Oct. 8-10

Tallapoosa

Deer/Bear

Q60 b Oct. 2-3, Nov. 27-28, Jan. 8-9

Tuckahoe

Deer

Sept. 17-19

West Point

Deer

Q Oct. 15-17*

*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

Quail

Q1 Nov. 20, Dec. 4

Altamaha- Butler Refuge

Rabbit

Jan. 29-30. Archery only.

Buck Shoals

Small Game

Q10 Jan. 1-9, 22-30

Chickasawhatchee

Quail

Q1 Nov. 13, Dec. 4, Jan. 1, 15, 22, 29

Di-Lane Plantation

Quail

Q8 Feb. 5

River Creek

Quail

Q3 Jan. 29

Silver Lake

Quail

Q1 Nov. 6, Dec. 4, 11, Jan. 15, 22, 29

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.

WMA/VPA/PFA

Date

Albany Nursery

Q1 Apr. 9-13, Apr. 23-27

Arrowhead

Apr. 16-May 15

B. F. Grant

Apr. 9-15

Balls Ferry State Park

Apr. 9-17

Buck Shoals

Q5 Apr. 23-24, May 7-8

Chattahoochee Fall Line - Fort Perry Area

Q15 Apr. 16-18

Clybel

Q25 Apr. 9-15, May 2-8

Di-Lane Plantation

Q20 Apr. 9-15

Dodge County

Q2 Apr. 22-23, Apr. 29-30

Doerun Pitcherplant Bog

Q1 Apr. 9-10, Apr. 16-17

Grand Bay

Apr. 9-10, Apr. 23-24

Griffin Ridge

Q25 Apr. 9-15

Hugh Gillis

Q2 Apr. 15-16, Apr. 29-30

Moody Forest

Apr. 9-10

River Creek

Q5 Apr. 9-11, Apr. 16-18

Rum Creek

Q25 Apr. 9-15, Apr. 23-29

May 7-13

Silver Lake

Apr. 21-25

Standing Boy Creek

Q10 Apr. 9-15, Apr. 16-22

Tallapoosa River

Apr. 9-May 15

West Point- Dixie Creek Tract

Apr. 9-15

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/PFA

Date

Appling County Dove Field

Sept. 4

Buck Shoals

Q25 Sept. 4 & 11

Chattahoochee Fall Line - Hilliard

Q35 Sept. 4 & 11

Di-Lane Plantation

Q75 Sept. 4, Field 2

Flat Creek

Sept. 4, 11, 18 & 25

Indian Ford Farm Dove Fields

Q50 Sept. 11

J. L. Lester

Sept. 4 & 11

Paradise

Sept. 4

Redlands

Q80 Sept. 4

River Creek

Q15 Sept. 4 & 11

Walton

Q80 Sept. 4

Wilson Shoals

Q15 Sept. 4

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/VPA

Date

Altamaha - Champney

Q25 Nov. 20-21 (only Youth and Veterans may apply)

Cordele Fish Hatchery

Q3 Nov. 27, Jan. 15

Lula Bridge

Nov. 13-14

Mead Farm

Nov. 13, Nov. 20, Nov. 27

Oconee - Dan Denton

Q3 Pond 1 & Q2 Pond 3 Nov. 13, 27

Phinizy Swamp

Nov. 13

Pleasant Valley VPA

Saturdays only during season

River Creek

Q3 Dec. 18, Jan. 8, 15

Rum Creek (MARSH Pond)

Q3 Dec. 18, Jan. 15

Tallapoosa

State Season, See Voluntary Public Access Opportunities

West Point - Glovers Creek

Nov. 13