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Wildlife Management Areas in Georgia

Ball's Ferry

The Ball's Ferry property is located in Toomsboro and is 525 acres. This property offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game and waterfowl. There is a boat ramp that can be used for fishing access. No camping allowed on the area. 

Pleasant Valley VPA

The 143-acre Pleasant Valley VPA (Voluntary Public Access) area is a partnership between the local landowner and the Georgia DNR, WRD to provide public hunting access. This annual lease provides adult child deer, migratory bird and rabbit/squirrel hunting opportunities. Hunters utilizing this area for deer hunting should be sure to check their game using Georgia Game Check and select the Private Land option.

Perry Dove Field

The Perry Dove Field is a 1,500 acre property located in Perry, Georgia. This area offers hunting opportunities for youth archery deer hunting and dove. No camping is allowed on the property. 

This property is only open to the public during hunt dates. 

 

Mossy Creek Dairy Dove Field

The Mossy Creek Dairy Dove Field is a 140 acre property located near Cleveland. This property offers hunting opportunities for dove. Hunters may start checking in at 5:30 am on the morning of the hunt and can hunt until noon. No blinds, buckets, seats or other devices may be placed on the field until the hunter has checked in. No standbys. 

Specific hunt information for this area can be found HERE

Alapaha River WMA

The Alapaha River Wildlife Management Area (WMA) encompasses 6,870 acres of state-owned land. The WMA consists of approximately 4,726 acres of upland pine forest and 2,143 acres of bottomland hardwood forest, creek drains, and cypress/gum wetlands. Please do not block gates and keep all vehicles on open improved roads. Roads that are not open to motorized vehicles are posted with a sign stating “No Vehicle Access”. Please remember that all wildlife species, including snakes, are protected unless their take is specifically authorized in the WMA regulations.

McEntire Road VPA

The 95-acre McEntire Road VPA area is located in the southern edge of Murray County and contains hunt-able crop fields for migratory birds (i.e. doves), as well as forested land that may be small game hunted during posted dates.  

Specific hunt information for this area can be found HERE