Hunting Season for Primitive Weapons

Deer season for hunters using primitive weapons in Georgia runs from October 13-19, 2012.

Muzzleloaders require extra caution, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

Click Here for the DNR’s Primitive Weapons Safety Checklist

All hunters, including archers, must wear at least 500 square inches of daylight fluorescent orange above the waist during the primitive weapons season.

To pursue deer in Georgia, hunters must have a valid hunting license, big game license and a current deer harvest record.  If hunting on a wildlife management area, a WMA license also is required.

Please be careful this hunting season, no matter what weapon you use.

Click Here to Purchase a GA Hunting License

Click Here for Muzzleloader Safety Information