Last updated: 8/31/23 at 12:58 p.m. ET
Biologists with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division have issued the 2023 dove field planting availability covering wildlife management areas and additional dove fields throughout the state. The forecast identifies available crops and anticipates the expected conditions for the upcoming dove season, noting if fields are in good, poor or fair condition. Hunters can utilize this online resource as they plan. Please call the Game Management Section regional office for up-to-date conditions.
Reminder: Below is the condition of the fields, not a reflection of the number of birds that may or may not be there.
Many fields listed are available during quota hunts only. Apply for dove field quota hunts through the Go Outdoors Georgia system (deadline to apply is August 15).
Some properties are privately owned but made available through a program called the Voluntary Public Access (VPA)/Habitat Incentive Program.
- Northwest Georgia (Region 1)
- Northeast Georgia (Region 2)
- East Central Georgia (Region 3)
- West Central Georgia (Region 4)
- Southwest Georgia (Region 5)
- Southeast Georgia (Region 6)
NOTE: many quota hunts are on the first weekend of the season only; however, please reference each property's regulations in the 2023–2024 Hunting Regulations book or online at http://www.eregulations.com/georgia/hunting/. General hunting dates as well as quota hunt dates will be listed for each property.
Apply for a quota hunt online at www.GoOutdoorsGeorgia.com. The dove quota hunt application deadline is August 15.