Social Circle, GA -(Ammoland.com)- Hunters wishing to apply for a chance at a deer quota hunt need to get online soon!
An online quota application must be in before midnight September 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
“Georgia’s deer quota hunts provide a diversity of opportunities on some well-managed properties,” said John Bowers, chief of the Game Management Section. “We have experienced a 25-30 percent increase in deer quota hunt applications over the past several years. Interest, especially among young people, is high in these popular opportunities and we expect to receive in excess of 14,000 applications this year.”
Deer quota opportunities include hunts on wildlife management areas and state park lands, dog-deer hunting and adult/child hunting opportunities.
How to Apply:
To apply, go to GoHuntGeorgia. Applicants must be sure to enter their Social Security Number correctly when creating an account to ensure the transfer of any priority points from previous seasons. Those applying also need to be sure to keep their email address current in order to receive quota updates, confirmations and any notices about quota hunts.
For more information, visit GeorgiaWildlife.
About the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division
The Wildlife Resources Division, part of the state Department of Natural Resources, is charged with conserving, enhancing and promoting Georgia’s wildlife resources.
About The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GADNR)
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GADNR) is comprised of six divisions which carryout DNR’s mission to sustain, enhance, protect and conserve Georgia’s natural, historic and cultural resources. As one of six divisions within DNR, the Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) is charged with conserving, enhancing and promoting Georgia’s wildlife resources, including game and nongame animals, fish and protected plants. WRD is comprised of three sections – Game Management, Fisheries Management, and Nongame Conservation.