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Win a Free Georgia Lifetime Hunting & Fishing License

Georgians have the chance to win a lifetime hunting and fishing license in the next edition of the Lifetime License Contest sponsored by the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation. Participants can fill out an entry form by visiting the Wildlife Resources Division Facebook page. Click Here for the Wildlife Resources Facebook Page “This has become a more »

New Deer Hunting Regulations for 2013

Georgia’s laws pertaining to deer hunting will change a bit on Sunday, December 1, 2013, for the 300,000 hunters who pursue the state’s most popular game animal: the white-tailed deer, many of whom hunt near Lake Allatoona. A new regulation has changed the number of available days to take deer of either sex, depending on the type more »

Live Chat: Quail Hunting Season 11-14-13

Quail hunting season begins in Georgia on Saturday, November 16, 2013 and extends through the end of February of 2014. To help you prepare, you’re invited to join in on a live Internet chat with Private Lands Program Manager Reggie Thackston on Thursday, November 14th at 3 PM EST. In addition to an in-depth look more »

Delayed Harvest Trout Streams Open 11-1-13

Thursday, November 1, 2013, is the opening day for fishing on five delayed harvest trout streams in North Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “Trout streams are designated as seasonal, year-round or delayed harvest, with different streams offering varying populations of rainbow, brown and brook trout,” said John Lee Thomson, more »

Firearms Deer Season Opens 10-19-13

We’re well into football season and the World Series isn’t far away.  That, of course, means the wait is almost over as firearms deer hunting season begins Saturday, October 19, 2013. The season ends on two different dates: Through January 1, 2014 in the Northern Zone and Through January 15, 2013 in the Southern Zone. “Regulated hunting more »

Archery Deer Hunting Begins 9-14-13

It’s that time of year when men — who are otherwise incapable of such simple tasks as picking up their beer cans, knowing when a diaper needs to be changed or how to empty a dishwasher – head into the woods before dawn to sit almost motionless for hours in trees smelling like a deer in heat, so they can more »

Dove Season Begins 9-7-13

The fall hunting season unofficially begins with the opening day of dove season: at noon on Saturday, September 7, 2013. “Many WMAs provide fields managed specifically for dove so there is no lack of opportunity for desired locations,” says John W. Bowers, chief of Game Management. “Opening day typically is fun-filled, as many hunts involve cookouts more »

New GA Hunting Regulations

The 2013-2014 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available online and in print, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. This guide provides important information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife management areas, quota hunts, youth opportunities and much more.  Printed copies are available at Wildlife Resources Division offices more »

DNR Law Enforcement Report (8-13-13)

As long as people believe they can get away with crime, our friends at Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division will be kept busy. The latest Law Enforcement Report gives us a glimpse into what folks thought they could get away with … until they met DNR Rangers. This week’s perps include: Harvesting more »