Georgia’s 2022-2023 dove season dates and regulations are set, so start preparing those dove fields now for the September 3, 2022 opening day! Below are the season dates and regulations to help you plan your hunting activities accordingly. We hope you have a great Georgia dove season, and be sure to introduce someone new to hunting this season.
Georgia Dove Season Dates
- Sept. 3 – Oct. 9, 2022
- Nov. 19-27, 2022
- Dec. 19, 2022 – Jan. 31, 2023
Dove seasons on Georgia WMAs vary from area to area, and some WMAs can only be dove hunted through the quota application process. Be sure to check out the official Georgia Hunting Regulations once they become available online (typically July) for specifics on the areas you are interested in hunting.
Legal shooting hours for dove hunting is 1/2 hour before sunrise until sunset.
Dove Bag Limit
The bag limit for Georgia dove hunting is 15 per day and 45 in possession.
Eurasian Collared Doves may be taken at any time, and there is no limit.
Dove Hunting License Requirements
Georgia dove hunters need a valid hunting license and a Georgia Migratory Bird Stamp.
If you harvest a banded dove, please report the band number and how, when and where it was recovered on the Bird Banding Laboratory website at www.reportband.gov.