Tag Archives: Georgia Department of Natural Resources

2018 Georgia Fishing Regulations Now Available

Anglers can find all necessary 2018 fishing information in the new Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “Any angler that is looking for new places to fish, changes to laws and regulations or other information should begin with this publication,” said Matt Thomas, Chief with the WRD Fisheries Management… Read More »

Still time to go duck hunting this winter in Georgia

With waterfowl hunting season opening Sat., Nov. 18, duck and goose hunters across Georgia should face much better hunting conditions than last year, according to experts with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).  “Last year many of the managed wetlands that provide habitat for migrating and wintering waterfowl on state-operated Wildlife Management Areas were… Read More »

Hunters! Deer Archery Season Opens Sat., Sept. 10

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (8/31/2016) Archers will get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 10, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Last year, 132,641 archery hunters harvested more than 66,039 deer. Statewide, hunters can use archery equipment throughout the entire 2016-2017 deer season (ending Jan. 8, 2017). “The early… Read More »

Field Days Provide Students the “Next Step” in Hunter Education

Completed Hunter Education – now what? Take your knowledge to the next level by attending a Hunter Education Field Day. These “hands-on” learning experiences give students a chance to build on the knowledge and skills gained in their initial hunter education course. “While all of the hunter education courses available to Georgia students provide a beginning knowledge of hunting… Read More »

Georgia’s new Turkey Tracker provides stats on annual harvest

Hunters participating in the spring 2016 turkey season, which ended May 15, had something new to remember, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division – the reporting of all harvested turkeys. All turkey hunters, including those under 16 years of age, landowners, honorary, lifetime, and sportsman license holders, were required to obtain a free… Read More »