Georgia Hunting Seasons Dates (Updated)

Welcome to the Georgia Hunting Seasons page. Updated US Hunting Seasons for 2019-2020.

As part of our comprehensive guide to US Hunting Seasons By State on this page you will find out "When Is Hunting Season for Georgia?"

There is also general information on the different hunting seasons for a wide range of wild game species. You will find links to the relevant State Authority so you can make sure you have all the correct legal obligations in place before you start your hunt.

There are alot of varied hunting opportunities in Georgia during the hunting season. The commissioner of Georgia Department of Natural Resources makes the following comments regarding hunting in Georgia.

"As a life-long outdoorsman, I have always had a special connection with the natural world around me. I attribute that connection to the values instilled in me during my formative years, as well as being fortunate enough to live in a place with such abundant and beautiful natural resources, as I’m sure is the case with so many of you. Over time, I developed a fierce passion for hunting, fishing, and all things outdoors, and that is why, as Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources, I feel incredibly blessed to be in such a position that allows me to connect with so many like-minded individuals, and to play a role in passing these traditions down to next generation of sportsmen and women."

IMPORTANT. All care has been taking in preparing this hunting season information for you. Please check the relevant State Authority's Website for further information and any changes to current US Hunting Season Regulations. We have provided a link to each States hunting season website for your convenience.

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Black Bear Hunting Season
Turkey Hunting Season

Georgia Deer Hunting Season

Georgia offers the hunter some good deer hunting opportunities during hunting season.

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

General Firearms

Oct 19-Jan 12

Bow

Sept 14-Jan 12

Extended Bow

Sept 14-Jan 31

Primitive Weapons

Oct 12-Jan 12

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Georgia Black Bear Hunting Season

Georgia Department of Natural Resources makes the following comments regarding Black Bear hunting season.

 

"2 per season; provided, however, that no more than 1 may be taken from the southern/central bear zones."


Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

General Firearms

Sept 19-Jan 12

Bow

Sept 14-Oct 11

Primitive Weapons

Oct 12-18

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Georgia Turkey Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

General Season

March 21-May 15

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Georgia Small Game Hunting Season

There is a wide range of hunting for small game species in Georgia during hunting season.

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Squirrel

Aug 15-Feb 29

Racoon & Opossum

Oct 15-Feb 29

Bobcat & fox

Dec 1-Feb 29

Rabbit

Nov 17-Feb 29

Coyote (Public Land)

During Any small Or big Game Season

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Georgia Other Game Hunting Season

Georgia Department of Natural Resources makes the following comments regarding Black Bear hunting season.


"Feral hogs may be hunted at night with a light (no voltage restriction), which is carried by the hunter or affixed to a helmet, hat or part of a belt system. Hunting over bait is allowed. No hunting from a vehicle."

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Hogs Private Land

Open All Year

Hogs Public Land

During Any Small Or Big Game Season

Alligators

Aug16 (sunset)-Oct 7 (sunrise)

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Georgia Game Birds Hunting Season

There is a very wide range of Game Bird hunting available during hunting seasons. This is a list of several of the main species. Please refer to the State website for a full list.

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Ducks

Nov 23–Dec 1, Dec 12–Jan 31

Woodcock

Dec 7–Jan 20

Quail

Nov 17-Feb 29

Canada Geese

Sept 7–29, Oct 12–27, Nov 23–Dec 1

Dec 12–Jan 31

Common (Wilson’s) Snipe

Nov 15–Febr 28

Grouse

Oct 15-Feb 29

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

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Good Luck!!

Paul

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