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Beaverdam WMA Turkey Hunting
March 23 @ 7:00 am - May 15 @ 7:00 pm
Turkey hunting is calling March 23rd through May 15th at Beaverdam WMA!
Turkey Hunting Specifics
- This is a sign in hunt, and all hunters must sign-in at the kiosk near the ranger station. Sign-In is available beginning at noon one day prior to hunt at the kiosk. Sign-In online is available for non-quota sign-in hunts at http://www.gohuntgeorgia.com. All deer and turkey harvested during a sign-in hunt must be checked using GA Game Check.
- Legal shooting hours are 30 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, except on tracts designated archery-only.
- There is no charge for turkey hunting at Beaverdam. Purchase all required licenses and go hunt.
License & Requirements
Wild turkey legally can be hunted with shotguns, loaded with No. 2 or smaller shot, any muzzle loading firearm, longbow, crossbow or compound bow.
Any person entering any designated fee area on state-owned WMAs must process:
Georgia Lands Pass
Annual fee: $30 for residents & $60 for nonresidents
1 – Free Quota Alligator Harvest Permit is available for all Lifetime Sportsman’s License, Disability Sportsman’s License, Disability Hunting License, Honorary License, and Optional Youth Sportman’s License holders selected for an Alligator Quota hunt.
2 – Non-resident trapping license requires a forfeiture bond. Please refer to application for specific details at gohuntgeorgia.com
3 – Free Georgia Migratory Bird Stamp is available for all resident Landowners who hunt their own property and any hunter with a valid Sportsman’s License, Optional Youth Sportsman’s License, Disability Sportsman’s License, Disability Hunting License, Honorary License or Lifetime Sportsman’s License.
4 – Privileges for the multi-year Youth License are valid until the person’s 17th birthday.
+Additional Day – days can be added for up to 11 consecutive days
To purchase licenses, visit http://www.georgiawildlife.com/licenses-permits-passes
For a list of all unlawful activities NOT permitted at Beaverdam WMA, visit http://www.eregulations.com/georgia/hunting/general-w-m-a-regulations/
From Dublin: Take US 441 north 4.5 miles; turn right on Old Toomsboro Road, go 7.5 miles to WMA sign; turn right on Oconee Church Road, turn at WMA sign.
Pitch your tent at Beaverdam WMA!
All camps shall be in designated campgrounds unless otherwise posted at the check station. Camping shall be limited to a period of time not to exceed 14 consecutive days. It is unlawful for any person to use any musical instruments, radios, televisions, generators or other noise making devices after 10:00 p.m. or before 7:00 a.m. in such a manner that such devices may be heard by other WMA visitors. Camping or driving motor vehicles on managed wildlife openings is prohibited. Carving, cutting, chopping or damaging of live trees is prohibited. Loaded firearms are prohibited in camping areas, except that any person possessing a Weapons Carry License that is valid in this state may carry such firearm except where prohibited by law. Campers are responsible for their own trash. No person shall unreasonably disturb or annoy others through abrasive, insulting, or threatening words or actions, or disobey any lawful order of a law enforcement official, or act in a manner resulting in a breach of the peace.
For all the WMA requirements, please review http://www.eregulations.com/georgia/hunting/wma-qa/