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08-13-2007, 09:58 PM
2007-2008 Georgia Hunting Regulation Guidebook Contains Errors

Areas affected include: Clybel WMA, Joe Kurz WMA, Oaky Woods WMA, Redlands WMA

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 10, 2007)

The 2007-2008 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide contain errors relative to the following Wildlife Management Areas (WMA): Clybel WMA, Joe Kurz WMA, Oaky Woods WMA and Redlands WMA, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). Errors will be corrected on the online version of the Hunting Regulations guide found at www.gohuntgeorgia.com (http://www.gohuntgeorgia.com/) , but all hunters should make note of these errors should they use a printed copy of the 2007-2008 hunting regulations.

Errors include:

Clybel WMA: Archery season is listed as open during the first adult/child deer quota hunt scheduled for Oct. 12-14, when in fact hunting is closed during these dates except to those participating in the quota hunt. The official dates for archery season are: Sept. 8-Oct. 10 and Oct. 15-Oct. 19.

Joe Kurz WMA: The primitive weapons quota hunt scheduled for Dec. 7-8 is listed as "Antlerless only", when in fact it should be listed as "Quality Buck/antlerless."

Oaky Woods WMA: The open dates listed for small game are incorrect. The correct dates for small game hunting are: Aug. 15-Sept. 7; Oct. 20-Nov. 9; Nov. 17-26; Dec. 2-28; and Jan. 5-Feb. 29.

Redlands WMA: The archery deer hunt listed for the Watson's Spring Area is incomplete. The official dates are: Sept. 8-Dec. 2, Dec. 26-Jan. 1.

The 2007-2008 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations guidebook is available at www.gohuntgeorgia.com (http://www.gohuntgeorgia.com/) , license agents and through WRD Offices. Call the WRD Hunter Services Office at (770) 761-3044 for further information.

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Melissa Cummings, Public Affairs Coordinator -(770) 918-6788