Press Release

Sept. 1st Deadline for Quota Deer Hunt Applications

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (8/26/2010)

The window of opportunity is closing for those interested in applying for a quota deer hunt on select public land and at select State Parks.  If you want a chance to hunt, you need to be sure to get your online quota application in before midnight September 1.    A total of 35 quota deer hunts on public land and six State Park quota deer hunts are scheduled.

“The Wildlife Resources Division offers hunters of all ages the opportunity to experience deer hunting in every region of the state, including unique opportunities on Sapelo and Ossawbaw Island,” says Division Assistant Chief of Game Management John Bowers.  “Deer harvest during these public land quota hunts are tagged by the Division and do not count toward the hunters statewide season limit.”

Georgia’s online quota hunt application system provides hunters an expedient, easy and customer friendly means to apply for alligator, deer, state park, turkey and waterfowl quota hunts.  Additionally, the systems customer accounts afford applicants not selected for quota hunts a convenient method to accrue and maintain preference points that can be applied to future applications.

To learn more about quota hunts and the quota hunt application process, interested hunters should visit the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division website at www.gohuntgeorgia.com . Select “Hunting” and then “Quota Hunts” for more information.  How do you know if you are selected? Applicants can check their application status through their customer account after the deadline.   

For more information on 2010 quota deer hunts, visit www.gohuntgeorgia.com , contact a WRD Game Management Office or call (770) 760-3045.

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