The Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources regulates hunting, 钓鱼, and the operation of watercraft in Georgia, protects non-game and endangered wildlife, and maintains public education and law enforcement programs to ensure that Georgia's natural resources will be conserved for our present and future generations.
The Law Enforcement Section is responsible for protecting Georgia's wildlife populations by enforcing laws, rules and regulations pertaining to game and nongame animals, threatened and endangered plants and animals, 奇异的动物, 划船安全, litter and waste control and other natural resource issues.
The law enforcement section also administers the state's hunter education and 划船安全 programs. Conservation Rangers investigate violations of wildlife laws, as well as hunting and boating incidents. They also conduct classes and programs to educate citizens about wildlife laws and safety practices.
你可以 buy a hunting license in one of three ways:
Georgia lifetime licenses cover all sport hunting and 钓鱼 licenses, except for the Federal Duck Stamp and the free Federal Harvest Information Program Permit. Deer hunters also must pick up a Deer Harvest Record from a license dealer prior to hunting each year. Lifetime licenses are valid for the life of the person, even if they move out of Georgia. People who purchase a lifetime license will receive a colorful, plastic license card. You must be a Georgia resident for at least 12 months immediately preceding the application for the lifetime license and provide proof of residency in order to be eligible for this license.
钓鱼许可证 & 去哪里买?
你可以 buy a 钓鱼 license in one of three ways:
Some good reasons to buy a 钓鱼 license
Your purchase of a 钓鱼 license helps support the following Fisheries Section programs. If you want to support fisheries management and conservation of Georgia's aquatic resources, 今天就去买一张钓鱼许可证!
Management: Fish populations are monitored and managed in over 500,000 acres of reservoirs and small lakes, 12,000英里的小溪和河流, 超过4,000英里的鳟鱼溪流.
Hatcheries: six warmwater hatcheries produce largemouth bass, 蓝鳃太阳鱼, redear翻车鱼, 通道鲶鱼, 条纹鲈鱼, 混合条纹白鲈鱼, and other species to stock into reservoirs, 河流, and ponds; three trout hatcheries stock over 1 million trout into trout streams.
公众捕鱼区:超过2个,000 acres of water on nine PFAs provide quality 钓鱼 for bass, 鲤科鱼, 莓鲈, 和鲶鱼. PFAs are "perfect family areas" for family recreation. License sales help build new PFAs!
Pond Management: guidance is provided to pond owners through consultation and on site visits.
Boat Ramps: 150 boat ramps are maintained statewide. New ramps are built each year to provide better access for all boaters.
Aquatic Education: over 30,000 kids and their parents fish at over 500 Kids Fishing Events each year. Many are kids that have not experienced good 钓鱼. / (1,200 educators are trained and provided teaching materials each year to teach youth about Georgia's aquatic resources.
Publications: Reservoir and Rivers Fishing Prospects, Small Lakes Open to Public Fishing, Georgia Fish ID book, 池塘管理书籍, 乔治亚州鳟鱼溪地图, 捕鱼规例书, 河地图, and many others are printed and mailed to thousands each year.
Fish Kills and Pollution: because of Fisheries staff investigations the culprit is often brought to justice and fined.
How to Register Your Boat in Georgia
你可以 obtain boat registration applications from any Wildlife Resources Division office or from most boat dealers, 五金店, 体育用品店或码头. There is a temporary certificate on the registration form. The temporary certificate allows you to operate 你的船 until you receive your permanent certificate and decal by mail.
Register or Renew Your Boat by Mail
Mail your completed application or renewal form with a check or money order for the required fee to:
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
P. O. 105310箱
Renew Boat Registrations by Phone
你可以 also renew boat registrations by phone by calling 800-366-2661.
Register or Renew Your Boat Online
了解更多信息, see the boating regulations or call the 船舶登记办事处 at 800-366-2661