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Georgia - 2015-16 Season

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Season/AreaDatesNotes
Ducks
Coots
Mergansers
Sea Ducks
Gallinules
Nov 21 - Nov 29
Dec 12 - Jan 31
Canada GooseSep 5 - Sep 27
Oct 10 - Oct 25
Nov 21 - Nov 29
Dec 12 - Jan 31
Snow GooseOct 10 - Oct 25
Nov 21 - Nov 29
Dec 12 - Jan 31
TealSep 12 - Sep 27
FalconrySep 5 - Sep 27
Oct 10 - Oct 25
Nov 21 - Dec 7
Dec 12 - Jan 31
Youth HuntNov 14 - Nov 15Ages 15 and under
Accompanied by a non-hunting adult age 18 or older
Lake LanierNo hunting within 1,000ft of a dock, house, structure, bridge, road, boat ramp, marina, or open recreation area.
Georgia Power LakesHunting permitted at Burton, Seed, Rabun, Tallulah Falls, Tugalo, and Yonah Lakes. No hunting allowed within 300ft of any dock, house, boat ramp, marina, or open recreation area without permission.

Additional Information

Bag LimitSpecies/SeasonDaily Limit
Possession limit: 3 times daily bag limit
Ducks6, including no more than:
  • 3 wood ducks
  • 4 mallards (max. 2 female)
  • 2 scaup
  • 2 redheads
  • 2 pintail
  • 1 black or mottled duck
  • 1 fulvous whistling-duck
  • 2 canvasback
  • Taking harlequins is prohibited
Sea Ducks7, including no more than 4 scoters
NOTE: Sea ducks count toward the total bag limit of 6 ducks except in the sea duck zone, which is defined as any tidal waters >1 mile offshore.
Teal6
Canada Goose5
Snow Goose5
Falconry3 birds
Hunting TimesAreaTimes
Statewide1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset
Arms & AmmoWeapon typeDetails
Shotgun10 gauge or smaller
ShotMust be non-toxic and of size F or smaller. No lead shot is permitted.