Georgia Hunting

Seasons, Licenses, Regulations

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Known ForExceptional turkey hunting

TerrainMountains cover most of the state and coastal plains in the south

Government Lands3,648,284 acres

Government Lands %10%

Private Lands34,383,810 acres

Private Lands %90%

Georgia

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Total whitetail deer Boone and Crockett records for Georgia: 225

12 per season, Statewide. See pages 22-23 for either sex days. No more than 10 may be antlerless and no more than 2 may be antlered. One of the 2 antlered deer must have at least 4 points, one inch or longer, on one side of the antlers.

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Big Game License

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $225

1-Day Big Game License

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $130

Additional Day Big Game License

Resident: $2 | Nonresident: $8

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Bear

Total black bear Boone and Crockett records for Georgia: 14

Two per season, provided, however, no more than one of these may be taken from the Southern or Central Zones

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Big Game License

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $225

1-Day Big Game License

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $130

Additional Day Big Game License

Resident: $2 | Nonresident: $8

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Hog

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Alligator

1 per quota permit holder.

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Quota Alligator Harvest Permit

Resident: $75 | Nonresident: $250

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Turkey

Total NWTF turkey records for Georgia: 887

3 Gobblers per season, including Special Opportunity season.

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Big Game License

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $225

1-Day Big Game License

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $130

Additional Day Big Game License

Resident: $2 | Nonresident: $8

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Coyote

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Bobcat

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Fox

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Grouse

Bag limit 3 per day.

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Quail

Bag limit 12 per day.

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Duck

Bag limit 6 per day and 18 in possession. Check species limits.

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Georgia Migratory Bird Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Goose

Bag limit 5 per day and 15 in possession.

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Georgia Migratory Bird Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Dove

Bag limit 15 per day and 45 in possession.

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Georgia Migratory Bird Stamp

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $5

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6

Rabbit

Bag limit 12 per day.

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $100

1-Day Hunting License

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $20

Additional Day Hunting License

Resident: $1 | Nonresident: $6