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Hunting & Fishing Information
Below you can review hunting and fishing license links for the State of Georgia as well as hunting seasons posted at the bottom of the page. For any other states please use the drop down menu on the left hand side of this page and you will be taken to that state's information.
Application for Disability Hunting and Fishing license. Only with approval that you are totally disabled,unable to hold gainful employment and that you are a resident of Georgia. Click here for the application for Disability Hunting and Fishing License.
Under OCGA Title 19-11-9.1(a.1), anyone purchasing any commercial, professional or recreational licenses or permits must furnish their Social Security number prior to the purchase of any such license or permit.
A lifetime license allows the purchaser to enjoy a lifetime worth of hunting and fishing privileges in the State of Georgia. License is valid if you move out of state. Does not include the Federal Duck Stamp.
A free hunting and fishing license issued once for military veterans discharged on or after July, 1 2005. Requires Adobe Acrobat. Click here for a One-time Honorary Veterans Hunting and Fishing License application.
A deer harvest record is required for anyone who hunts deer. Unlike a hunting license, the Deer Harvest Record is not valid for a 12-month period-it only is valid for a single deer season. Hunters must obtain a new Harvest Record each deer season.
Georgia Hunting Information
Hunting Season Dates and Limits for 2010-2011
Deer , Bear & Turkey
Archery, Either Sex:
September 11 - October 8 - Statewide
Extended Archery, Either Sex:
January 2-31 Only for Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett & Rockdale counties
Primitive Weapons, Either Sex:
Firearms: Northern Zone*: Southern Zone:
October 16- January 1 October 16 - January 15
12 per season, Statewide
No more than 10 may be antlerless and no more than 2 may be antlered. One (1) of the 2 antlered deer must have at least 4 points, one inch or longer, on one side of the antlers.
Antler Restricted Counties:
In Hancock, Harris, Meriwether, Montgomery, Randolph, Talbot and Troup counties, only antlered bucks with at least 4 points on eather side are legal. In Dooly and Macon counties, antlered bucks must have a minimum of 15-inch outside spread.
In Dooly and Macon counties, only antlered bucks with a minimum 15-inch outside spread are legal
A permit is required to legally hunt deer with dogs in the 41 counties where this opportunity is allowed during the open season in addition to a $5 deer-dog hunting license.
* Firearms deer hunting is not allowed in Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Fulton (north of GA Hwy. 92), and that portion of Glynn county lying within Jekyll Island. In the portion of Forsyth county south of GA Hwy. 20, only shotguns and muzzleloaders may be used (no other firearms allowed).
Archery: September 11 - October 8 Primitive Weapons: October 9-15 Firearms: October 16 - December 5
Firearms: Sept. 23-25, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, Oct. 7-9
per season, statewide. Killing of females with cub(s) or cubs under 75 lbs. is prohibited.