Georgia Turkey Season Update – 4/14/2019

A big, mature gobbler taken on Big Lazer Creek WMA last season

Wondering how Georgia turkey hunters are doing in your county or on your favorite WMA this turkey season? Below is a breakdown of reported harvests in each of Georgia’s 159 counties, as well as on all of Georgia’s public lands open to turkey hunting. Right now, the top three counties for turkey harvest are Polk (170), Floyd (155), and Burke (153), and the top four public land tracts are the Chattahoochee National Forest (151), Paulding Forest WMA (38), Redlands WMA and Oconee National Forest (tied at 30).

How has your turkey season gone so far? Has the action better or worse than last season? Feel free to discuss the results from your favorite WMA in the comments section below or in our Georgia Turkey Hunting Facebook group.

Private Land Turkey Harvests by County

CountyGobblersJakesTotal
Grand Totals:58028766678
Appling26228
Atkinson9211
Bacon24327
Baker11112
Baldwin41344
Banks16319
Barrow426
Bartow12526151
Ben Hill28735
Berrien39241
Bibb14216
Bleckley18220
Brantley24125
Brooks50757
Bryan14115
Bulloch40444
Burke13815153
Butts331245
Calhoun18321
Camden35136
Candler29130
Carroll44953
Catoosa16319
Charlton31334
Chatham718
Chattahoochee17825
Chattooga76581
Cherokee851499
Clarke235
Clay18422
Clayton101
Clinch19019
Cobb404
Coffee37340
Colquitt64670
Columbia25530
Cook27532
Coweta471057
Crawford531063
Crisp15015
Dade44448
Dawson34438
Decatur41546
DeKalb101
Dodge79584
Dooly311041
Dougherty606
Douglas11415
Early52456
Echols22022
Effingham54559
Elbert371047
Emanuel80585
Evans18018
Fannin32537
Fayette819
Floyd13421155
Forsyth505
Franklin16420
Fulton121224
Gilmer71778
Glascock32537
Glynn14620
Gordon8024104
Grady54559
Greene561571
Gwinnett011
Habersham37340
Hall431053
Hancock772198
Haralson83992
Harris511061
Hart13518
Heard351449
Henry17825
Houston19221
Irwin35237
Jackson11213
Jasper64670
Jeff Davis19322
Jefferson68876
Jenkins39140
Johnson48351
Jones451055
Lamar27734
Lanier16016
Laurens841195
Lee19221
Liberty25227
Lincoln505
Long22123
Lowndes48856
Lumpkin56460
Macon50454
Madison11415
Marion34539
McDuffie29534
McIntosh9110
Meriwether571269
Miller18119
Mitchell24832
Monroe421355
Montgomery26329
Morgan32638
Murray401454
Muscogee11112
Newton19827
Oconee639
Oglethorpe721486
Paulding54660
Peach101
Pickens491564
Pierce21122
Pike26329
Polk15713170
Pulaski27330
Putnam411051
Quitman12315
Rabun10010
Randolph47249
Richmond20323
Rockdale10111
Schley9211
Screven69069
Seminole909
Spalding15217
Stephens25227
Stewart30636
Sumter34337
Talbot471865
Taliaferro42749
Tattnall47249
Taylor34539
Telfair37542
Terrell30131
Thomas68472
Tift24428
Toombs34135
Towns16521
Treutlen37542
Troup611273
Turner27431
Twiggs44852
Union29736
Upson331144
Walker821698
Walton231033
Ware30232
Warren581068
Washington966102
Wayne37441
Webster18220
Wheeler51152
White37340
Whitfield29837
Wilcox44852
Wilkes841094
Wilkinson45954
Worth58866

Public Land Turkey Harvests

WMAGobblersJakesTotal
Grand Totals:654181835
Alapaha River WMA 729
Alexander WMA112
Allatoona WMA5611
Alligator Creek WMA303
Altamaha WMA101
Altamaha WMA Buffalo Swamp,
Lewis, Island, McGowan Lake Tracts
415
Arrowhead WMA101
Berry College WMA9211
BF Grant WMA314
Big Dukes Pond WMA
(Dukes Pond)
314
Big Hammock WMA101
Big Lazer Creek WMA6511
Blanton Creek WMA819
Blue Ridge WMA639
Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge202
Bullard Creek WMA819
Bullard Creek WMA,
Ocmulgee Tract
202
Carter's Lake,
Coosawattee WMA
415
Cedar Creek WMA6915
Chattahoochee Fall Line WMA
Almo Tract
101
Chattahoochee Fall Line WMA
Blackjack Crossing
011
Chattahoochee Fall Line WMA
Hilliard Tract
202
Chattahoochee National Forest
(outside WMA)
13318151
Chattahoochee WMA505
Chestatee WMA404
Chickasawhatchee WMA9312
Clark's Hill WMA (Clark Hill)7411
Clayhole Swamp WMA303
Cohutta WMA21425
Cooper's Creek WMA314
Coosawattee WMA628
Corps of Engineers,
Clark's Hill Lake outside WMA
819
Corps of Engineers,
Lake Allatoona Outside WMA
202
Corps of Engineers,
Lake Russell outside WMA
459
Corps of Engineers,
Lake Seminole outside WMA
101
Corps of Engineers,
West Point Lake outside WMA
448
Crockford-Pigeon Mountain WMA
(Pigeon Mountain WMA)
18422
Dawson Forest WMA27027
Dilane WMA202
Dixon Memorial WMA505
Duke's Creek WMA
(Smithgall Woods State Park)
707
Elbert County WMA
(Beverly, Heardmont, Pickens, Vaughter)
101
Elmodel WMA123
Flat Creek PFA123
Flat Tub WMA426
Flint River WMA202
Fort Gordon17522
Fort Stewart20222
Gaither WMA101
Germany Creek WMA101
Griffin Ridge WMA404
Hannahatchee WMA516
Hart County WMA202
Horse Creek WMA505
JL Lester WMA (Lester WMA)303
Joe Kurz WMA437
John's Mountain WMA12416
Keg Creek WMA101
Lake Hartwell, Corps of Engineers213
Lake Russell WMA707
Little Satilla WMA404
Mayhaw WMA415
McGraw Ford WMA224
Montezuma Bluffs WMA202
Moody Forest WMA202
Oaky Woods WMA639
Ocmulgee WMA808
Oconee National Forest
outside WMA
171330
Oconee WMA718
Ohoopee Dunes WMA202
Ohoopee Dunes WMA,
McLeod's Bridge Tract
202
Oliver Bridge WMA404
Paulding Forest WMA281038
Paulk's Pasture WMA101
Penholoway Swamp WMA101
Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge14620
Pine Log WMA7512
Redlands WMA161430
Rich Mountain WMA303
Rich Mountain WMA
Cartecay Tract
314
Richmond Hill WMA112
River Bend WMA202
River Creek WMA303
Rogers WMA011
Rum Creek WMA022
Sandhills WMA - East303
Sandhills WMA - West314
Sansavilla WMA213
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge404
Sheffield WMA7512
Silver Lake WMA202
Soap Creek WMA101
Sprewell Bluff West WMA011
Standing Boy Creek WMA011
Swallow Creek WMA617
Tallulah Gorge State Park011
Townsend WMA
Buck Island Tract
303
Townsend WMA
North Tract, South Tract,
and Pine Island Tract
202
Tuckahoe WMA (Spring Lake)12214
Warwoman WMA101
West Point WMA415
Wilson Shoals WMA202
Yuchi WMA17421
Zahnd WMA101

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