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Chattahoochee National Forest 866,468 Acres of Turkey Hunting in Hall, GA

Hall, 0 Acres - Turkey

The total area of this hunting property is 866,468 - acres and the surface of this tract is mostly covered with bottomland hardwood forests, cypress swamp, wetlands, and grassland. The management of this land maintains…
  • Acres
  • County
  • Hall
  • Near
  • Gainesville, Georgia
  • Game
  • Turkey
Smithgall Woods State Park 5,664 Acres for Turkey Hunting in White, GA

White, 5664 Acres - Exotics

This hunting property is situated in Georgia and the total area of this land is 5,664 – acres. Hunters who visit this land can hunt Squirrel, and Rabbits. Activities that can be performed on this…
  • Acres
  • 5,664
  • County
  • White
  • Near
  • Helen, Georgia
  • Game
  • Exotics

Public Hunting Lands In Georgia

Georgia Hunting Lands:

In Georgia more than 630,000 hunters get a hunting license every year and hunt on public hunting lands. Almost 104 wildlife management areas are there in Georgia which are under the possession of Georgia Department of Wildlife and fishing and that is only 10% of the total hunting lands in this state. Animals that can be hunted in this state are Deer, Bear, Alligator, Dove, Waterfowl, and Turkey. As compared to other states Georgia is the one in which almost every resident has public hunting lands near to their residence. Hence, every year almost 1 million people purchase hunting licenses in this state to hunt big and small game animals. Additionally, in past two years over 700,000 hunting licenses were issued to the hunters to hunt Deer in this state on hunting lands out of which almost 0.5 million hunters went out for hunting. In recent years the population of Deer has increased by 23% in this state which make this place a great point of interest for the hunters. Moreover, according to a fair estimate hunting activities contribute $4.7 billion every year in the income of this state out of which $2.3 billion is earned by selling the hunting equipment.

South Georgia Hunting Lands:

Hunters should have a weather update before going for any hunting trip. Animals that are available for hunting in South Georgia include Deer, Bear, Coyote, Rabbit, Dove, and many other small and large game animals. The total area available for hunting in this region of Georgia is 0.6 million acres. In South Georgia public hunting lands have strong rules and regulations and disobeying them can lead to the cancellation of hunting license of hunters. A standard hunting license is important to hunt on any land in this region and that can be obtained either by an online application or by phone or by locating an agent. This must be under consideration that a standard hunting license is only available to residents of this state and there is a significant difference of amount for the license of residents and non-residents. The people who want to become the resident of this state must spend at least 3 consecutive months in this state. Additionally, South Georgia is the center of attention for the hunters who want to hunt Deer because of its huge number in that area. Lastly, those hunters who want to bring their pets with them on hunting lands must leash them and must possess their recent vaccination slips.

Public Hunting Lands North Georgia:

There are more than 250 public hunting lands in North Georgia that are under the possession of the state government. Hunters can visit them at any time of the year when the seasons are open to hunt their desired animals which include Deer, Coyote, Waterfowl, Bear, Alligator, Dove. Most of the hunters prefer public hunting lands so that they can hunt the desired animals by paying less. Moreover, there is a large number of lakes in North Georgia which is more than any region of this state and the species available in lakes for hunting are Ducks and Geese. The hunters who want to hunt on public lands in this region must  wear an outer garment at least 500 square inches of visible hunter orange above the waist (which may include a head covering) when hunting animals. Lastly, every year more than 100,000 nonresident hunters visit this state for hunting and take hunting lands even on lease which contributes a heavy amount in the income of this state and also helps to boost the economic conditions of this state.