Georgia Quota Hunts Go Online June 1

DNR Press Release | May 29, 2020

Beginning June 1, hunters can apply electronically for quota hunts including adult/child, deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

“Are you hoping to get to hunt the area of your choice? If so, be sure to take note of quota hunt deadlines and get that application in before that date,” says Tina Johannsen, Assistant Chief of the Game Management Section with the Wildlife Resources Division. “Quota hunts allow for a specific number of hunters are on a particular area and provide for excellent hunt opportunities.”

Jessica Young with a buck she killed last season at the CFL Hilliard Tract. This WMA offered quota hunting for deer, turkey and quail last season.

A quota hunt is a scheduled event at a WMA or other state-managed property where a limited number of hunters are allowed. Quota levels are based upon the sound principles of wildlife management and public desires for a quality hunt. These hunts provide a challenging and rewarding experience to hunters of all levels. Selected hunters must be properly licensed to participate in a quota hunt.

Applying for a Quota Hunt is simple. Visit and select “Quota Hunts” and follow the steps to complete your application. Make sure that your email is current and correct in order to receive quota updates, confirmations or any notices about quota hunts.

Application deadlines vary depending on hunt type. The first deadlines are July 15 for alligator, Aug. 15 for dove (including adult/child hunts), and Sept. 1 for all types of deer hunts (including adult/child hunts). Check the complete deadline list located at

To view selection odds, based on previous years’ applicants, visit

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1 Comment

  1. pjennis on May 29, 2020 at 1:37 pm

    Beautiful! Oh and the deer looks good too.

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