Georgia Public Land Hog Hunting Opportunities Begin August 15

Georgia Public Land Hog Hunting Opportunities Begin August 15

Georgia Hog Hunting
Georgia hunters can finally return to the woods this Thursday, August 15 as squirrel season opens across the state. For many, however, this marks the opportunity to hit many of Georgia’s wildlife management areas (WMAs) to pursue wild hogs. Hog hunting is allowed on Georgia’s WMAs during any open small game or big game season utilizing whatever weapon is legal for that season. So in this case, hunters can pursue hogs on any WMA open for squirrel (small game) season utilizing small game legal weapons. Legal Hog Hunting Weapons During Small Game Season: Any .22-caliber or smaller rimfire or air rifle Any muzzleloading firearm Any shotgun utilizing No. 2 or smaller shot (so no slugs or buckshot), and Any bow or crossbow While many WMAs across Georgia have populations of…
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