Georgia Alligator Harvest Summaries

Alligator Harvest Summary for 2005

Statewide Summary

There were 502 alligator hunters selected for the 2005 alligator quota hunt from 3466 applicants. Ninety-three percent (93%) of selected alligator hunters were Georgia residents.  Thirty-one percent (31%) of alligator hunters were successful in harvesting an alligator.  Seventy-two percent (72%) of harvested alligators were male.

 

Zone*

# Permits

# Harvested

% Success

Avg. Length

Longest

1

35

11

31

9' 3"

11' 5.5"

2

70

25

36

8' 6"

13' 6"

3

35

8

23

7' 1"

9' 1"

4

60

6

10

8' 4"

11'

5

35

8

23

8' 1"

11" 2"

6

80

18

23

7' 4"

10' 8"

7

85

39

46

8' 10"

11' 9"

8

100

39

39

7' 11"

10' 10"







TOTAL

500

154

31

8' 3"

13' 6"


* 2005 Alligator Hunting Zones

  • Zone 1 - Calhoun, Clay, Early, Quitman, Randolph, Stewart, Terrell & Webster Cos. (Q=35)
  • Zone 2 - Baker, Decatur, Grady, Miller, Mitchell & Seminole Cos. (Q=70)
  • Zone 3 - Crisp, Dooly, Dougherty, Lee, Macon, Schley, Sumter & Worth Cos. (Q=35)
  • Zone 4 - Berrien, Brooks, Colquitt, Cook, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Thomas, Tift & Turner Cos. (Q=60)
  • Zone 5 - Ben Hill, Bleckley, Coffee, Dodge, Jeff Davis, Laurens, Montgomery, Pulaski, Telfair, Treutlen, Wheeler & Wilcox Cos. (Q=35)
  • Zone 6 - Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Pierce & Ware Cos. (Q=80)
  • Zone 7 - Appling, Glynn, Long, McIntosh, Tattnall, Toombs & Wayne Cos. (Q=85)
  • Zone 8 - Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Candler, Chatham, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jefferson, Jenkins, Johnson, Liberty, Richmond, Screven & Washington Cos. excluding the Bradley River, Cane Patch  and Rush Creek areas within the boundaries of Ossabaw Island Natural Heritage Preserve (Q=100)







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