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Georgia Boone and Crockett Records

Over the years, Georgia has become renowned for its deer management and deer hunting opportunities; with many deer taken that exhibit antlers of superior quality and size. While this is a testament to quality of Georgia's deer herd and deer management, it represents only a fraction of the quality deer taken each year.

Search Georgia's Boone & Crockett Records

Summary of Federal Regulations for Migratory Game Birds

In addition to State regulations, the following Federal rules apply to the taking, possession, shipping, transporting, and storing of migratory game birds.  This is only a summary. Each hunter should also consult actual Federal Regulations, which may be found in Title 50, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 20 (www.gpo.gov).

Restrictions:

No person shall take migratory game birds:

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

There is no evidence that CWD has made it into the Southeast. Georgia hunters and DNR need to do everything possible to keep this disease out of Georgia.

What is it?

CWD is a fatal neurological disease found in deer and elk. It is caused by infectious proteins, called prions.  The prions change healthy proteins into abnormal proteins, which in turn affects additional healthy proteins. Infected deer become emaciated, display abnormal behavior, lose control of bodily functions, and die.

Feral Hog Management

Below are some excellent resources, compliments of Texas AgriLife Extension, to educate yourself on how to distinguish feral hog sign, the destructive capability of feral hogs, and proven methods for controlling feral hog populations on your land.