Today's Hunter in Georgia

Today's Hunter in Georgia


Today's Hunter in Georgia: A Guide to Hunting Responsibly and Safely is a student manual developed for hunting students in Georgia, approved by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. This manual introduces you to U.S. hunting regulations and provides general information about firearm equipment, basic shooting and hunting skills, ethics and safety, survival skills, and wildlife identification.

Be shaded by long leaf pines and live oaks as you enjoy Georgia’s secluded mountain ridges, barrier islands, and gentle hills. Find deer, turkey, and small game in Mayhaw Wildlife Management Area, feral hog hunts on Ossabaw Island, and alligator and waterfowl in Lake Seminole Wildlife Management Area. Georgia features a variety of wildlife throughout its beautiful landscape.

With this handbook, you can ensure you are well-prepared to make every hunting trip a safe one. Hunting safety is everyone’s responsibility. 

Topics include:

  • Using the Correct Ammunition
  • Good Marksmanship and Accuracy
  • Hunting Strategies
  • Primitive Hunting Equipment and Techniques
  • Safely Carrying Firearms in the Field
  • Hunter Ethics
  • Preparation and Survival Skills
  • Wildlife Identification
  • Georgia’s Wildlife Management Areas
  • And much more…

Hunter Education

Make your learning about hunting safety fun and easy by taking an online hunter education course at Hunter Ed works with IHEA-USA, more than 35 state agencies, and industry partners to develop approved and recognized online hunter safety courses. With a safety course, hunters of all ages can become more successful and ethical hunters.

Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1960, who hunts in Georgia needs to pass a Georgia Hunter Safety course. Become a safer hunter today!