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Bonus Firearms Deer Hunt at Beaverdam WMA
November 3 - November 5
Go bonus firearms deer hunting for either sex at Beaverdam Wildlife Management Area November 3rd through November 5th.
BONUS DEER HUNTS: No more than two (2) deer may be killed unless otherwise noted in area listing. On areas with antler restrictions in effect, no more than one (1) of the two (2) deer may be an antlered buck. Deer killed are not to be recorded on your deer harvest record or reported in Georgia Game Check. Deer are to be taken on day of kill to the check station where agency staff will tag the deer. Deer can be brought to the check station whole, field dressed, or quartered.
Bonus Firearms Deer Hunt Details
This is a bonus hunt. For managed hunts, hunters must check-in prior to hunting. Hunters may check-in starting at noon one day prior to the hunt, anytime during the hunt, or online HERE. Check-in is required once for each check-in period.
All game harvested at a check-in hunt must be checked-out at the check station on the day of the harvest and should not be recorded on your Harvest Record or reported through Georgia Game Check.
Legal hours for deer hunting are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sundown.
Hunters must wear as an outer garment at least 500 inches of visible hunter orange above the waist.
Licenses & Permits
A Big Game License is required to hunt deer and turkey. A license that covers basic hunting privileges is prerequisite to the Big Game license. Some licenses such as the Sportsman’s License include this Big Game privilege.
Learn what type of license you need HERE.
To purchase licenses, Click HERE
Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions regarding licenses.
A valid Georgia Hunting License, Fishing License, or Land Pass is required for any person 16 or over entering any state-owned designated fee areas regardless of activity. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult with a valid license. Various licenses are available, including Free Senior Licenses for adults 65 and older.
Please review all the WMA requirements and unlawful activities HERE.
Beaverdam WMA Amenities
Located in north Laurens County approximately 12 miles north of Dublin GA, Beaverdam WMA offers visitors a wide variety of outdoor activities. With 5,500 acres of upland pine, mixed pine hardwoods and bottomland hardwood forests, this site is a great location for hiking and wildlife viewing. A boat ramp offers access to the Oconee River, and the Beaverdam Shooting Range is open sunrise to sunset. View the Interactive Map HERE.
Pitch your tent at Beaverdam WMA! All camps shall be in the designated campground unless otherwise posted at the check station. Camping shall be limited to a period of time not to exceed 14 consecutive days.
The address to the main entrance is: 2083 Oconee Church Rd, Dublin, GA. From Dublin: Take US 441 north 4.5 miles; turn right on Old Toomsboro Road, go 7.5 miles to the WMA sign; turn right on Oconee Church Road, turn at WMA sign. Go approximately 1 mile past check station to reach the range.