Piedmont

Piedmont region

West Point WMA

West Point Wildlife Management Area is a 8,952-acre property located in Troup County. This WMA offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game, dove and waterfowl. No gasoline outboards allowed on waterfowl impoundments and no fishing on managed waterfowl impoundments.

The Dixie Creek Area is 711 acres with hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game and waterfowl. The Glover's Creek Area is 337 acres open for deer and waterfowl hunting.

Walton WMA

Walton Wildlife Management Area is a 200-acre, state-owned complex of scattered crop fields, fallow fields, and wooded areas. The primary focus is dove field management and a variety of crops such as wheat, millet, sunflowers, and grain sorghum, which are annually planted to attract doves and other wildlife. The area also offers archery deer hunting and other small game hunting. Only shotguns may be used for small game hunting.

Sprewell Bluff WMA: East

Sprewell Bluff Wildlife Management Area: East is located in Thomaston. Located east of the Flint River, this WMA offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey and small game. No hunting in the day-use park area and no camping allowed on the property.

Wilson Shoals Shooting Range

NOTICE: CLOSURE BEGINNING MAY 2018

License Dollars at Work for YOU! Beginning in May, the Wilson Shoals Shooting Range will initiate an extensive renovation project. The range is expected to be unavailable throughout the work, with a re-opening currently planned for February 2019. Range improvements include:

Oconee WMA

Oconee Wildlife Management Area is a 7,400-acre area located in Greene, Hancock, and Putnam Counties in east-central Georgia. Typical of Piedmont landscapes, the area consist largely of rolling hills interspersed with creeks. It also borders Lake Oconee and Lake Sinclair created by the impoundment of the Oconee River. Habitat types include mixed pine/hardwoods, pure hardwood, and planted pine stands. Wildlife openings consists of fallow fields, planted food plots, and timber clear-cuts. The area offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game, and dove.