Can you bait on WMA in Georgia?

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Can you bait on WMA in Georgia?

Rule 391-4-2-. 60 – General Regulations on Wildlife Management Areas (1) It is unlawful for any person to place bait or any wildlife food on a Wildlife Management Area (WMA).

Do you have to wear orange on WMA?

Firearm hunters and those hunting deer/elk during firearm seasons are required to use hunter orange. Small game and bird hunters are required to wear blaze orange when pheasant hunting in a WMA or on lands bordering Glendo State Park; all are strongly recommended to wear hunter orange.

Can you metal detect on Ga WMA?

Using metal detectors or collecting artifacts. Using paintball equipment (this regulation does not apply on National Forest lands). Trapping except that special permits may be issued for certain WMAs.

What does WMA stand for?


Acronym Definition
WMA Windows Media Audio
WMA Wireless Messaging Architecture
WMA Wireless Motion Alert
WMA Western Music Association

Do you need a WMA stamp in GA?

The WMA License is no longer available or required. A basic hunting or fishing privilege that allows hunting or fishing on state lands is all that is needed to be present on designated state WMAs, state PFAs, and state shooting ranges.

How many rounds can you hunt with in Georgia?

(5)(A) For hunting deer, feral hogs, and bear, shotguns shall be limited to a capacity of not more than five shells in the magazine and chamber combined.

Can I shoot a deer in my backyard in Georgia?

It can be a little disconcerting for someone who comes from a big city, where firing a gun is against the law. But in rural Georgia, it’s legal for your neighbor to go hunting on his property.

Can deer see blaze orange?

What researchers have found is that deer can see colors, though they don’t experience them in the same way we do. They can pick out short (blue) and middle (green) wavelength colors, but they’re less sensitive to long wavelength colors such as red and orange.

Is it legal to metal detect on Tybee Island?

That’s correct, it is illegal to surface collect, dig, or metal detect on state property in Georgia. I emailed the Tybee Island city manager about detecting the beach there. She said there are a lot of people that detect the beach there, the dunes are off limits, city ordinance.

What does WMA stand for police?


What are the rules at a DNR firing range?

General Range Rules 1 No alcoholic beverages (as defined in O.C.G.A. 2 No person under the influence of alcohol or drugs is permitted on a DNR firing range. 3 No smoking is permitted on or near the firing line. 4 Non-shooters must remain at least six feet behind the firing line whenever any shooter is at the firing line.

What is the purpose of hunting regulations in Georgia?

The purpose of hunting regulations are to manage Georgia’s game birds and game animals according to sound principles of wildlife management and to meet public objectives for use of these renewable natural resources. The development of hunting regulations follows this general timeline:

How does the Department of Natural Resources develop hunting regulations?

The development of hunting regulations follows this general timeline: January: A series of public meetings are held across the state to obtain public input prior to the formulation of hunting regulation proposals. Public input may also be submitted electronically, in writing, or by telephone.

What is the role of the WRD in Georgia?

Those rights are reserved for Georgia’s elected General Assembly members. WRD’s role is to serve as a source of information to assist lawmakers in making informed decisions relative to related issues and to make regulatory recommendations to the Board for their consideration.

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