Dove Field Forecast & Hunting Locations

Last updated: 9/11/19 at 1:34 p.m. EST

New IconBiologists with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division have issued the 2019 dove field planting availability covering wildlife management areas and additional dove fields throughout the state.

The forecast will identify available crops and anticipates the expected conditions for dove season, noting if fields are in good, poor or fair condition. Hunters can utilize this online resource as they plan. Please call the Game Management Section regional office for up-to-date conditions.

Quota Hunts

Many fields listed are available during quota hunts only. Apply for dove field quota hunts through the Go Outdoors Georgia system (deadline to apply is August 15).

Some properties are privately owned but made available through a program called the Voluntary Public Access (VPA)/Habitat Incentive Program.


Locations


Map of all Regions


Region 1

WMAs

Area
Crops
Acres Planted
Forecast
Browntop millet, sunflower, sorghum
30
Fair
Sunflower
8
Good
Corn, sunflower
30
Good
Sunflower, browntop millet, corn, sorghum
20
Fair
Browntop millet, sunflower
21
Fair
Sunflower, millet, sorghum
32
Fair

VPAs

Area
Crops
Acres Planted
Forecast
Sunflower
32
Good

Region 2

WMAs

Area
Crops
Acres Planted
Forecast
Browntop millet
25
Good
Browntop millet, proso millet, sunflower, corn
28
Good
Browntop millet, wheat, sunflower, corn
25
Good
Browntop millet, wheat
13
Good

VPAs

Area
Crops
Acres Planted
Forecast

Region 3

NOTE: Those properties with ** designations reference opening day quota hunts only (except for Alexander, which has 2 quota hunts). The rest of the season weekends are open for general hunting. Please reference the 2019–2020 Hunting Regulations book or online at http://www.eregulations.com/georgia/hunting/ for each properties specific regulations.

WMAs

Area
Crops
Acres Planted
Forecast
Sunflower, wheat, browntop millet
60
Excellent
Wheat
20
Fair
Sunflower, wheat, browntop millet
120
Very Good
Browntop millet, proso millet
5
Good
Wheat, browntop millet
30
Fair
Wheat
13
Fair
Browntop millet, proso millet
5
Good
Wheat, browntop millet, sorghum
48
Good
Wheat, browntop millet, sorghum
60
Fair
Sunflower, wheat, browntop millet
50
Good
Browntop millet
10
Poor

Region 4

WMAs/PFAs

Area
Crops
Acres Planted
Forecast
Sunflower, buckwheat, browntop millet
22
Good
Browntop millet, Egyptian wheat
20
Fair
Browntop millet, wheat
31
Fair
Sunflower, buckwheat, browntop millet
42
Fair
Wheat, browntop millet, sunflower
62
Fair
Chattahoochee Fall Line: Hilliard Plantation
Browntop millet, proso millet
34
Fair
Wheat, sunflower, buckwheat, browntop millet
155
Good
Browntop millet
26
Fair to Good
Browntop millet, wheat, sunflower, Egyptian wheat, buckwheat
185
Fair to Good
Ocmulgee: Gum Swamp
Buckwheat
28
Poor
Sunflower
74
Good
Sunflower, browntop millet, wheat, corn sorghum, buckwheat
37
Good
Browntop millet
25
Good
Wheat
21
Fair

Region 5

WMAs

Area
Crops
Acres Planted
Forecast
Browntop millet
29
Good
Browntop millet
33
Good
Sunflower, browntop millet
254
Good
Browntop millet
15
Good
Sunflower
15
Good

Region 6

WMAs/PFAs

Area
Crops
Acres Planted
Forecast
Browntop millet
9
Poor
Millet
42
Fair
Millet, sorghum, corn, Egyptian wheat
53
Good
Peanuts, corn, sunflower
80
Good
Browntop millet, sunflower, wheat
26
Good

VPAs

Area
Crops
Acres Planted
Forecast
Sunflower, corn
123
 

Region 7

WMAs

Area
Crops
Acres Planted
Forecast
Browntop millet, proso millet
15
Fair
Browntop millet, proso millet
25
Fair
Browntop millet, proso millet
50
Fair
Sunflower, brownto millet, proso millet, sorghum
37
Good

** Youth and/or quota hunt restrictions (NOTE: many quota hunts are on the first weekend of the season only; however, please reference each property's regulations in the 2019–2020 Hunting Regulations book or online at http://www.eregulations.com/georgia/hunting/. General hunting dates as well as quota hunt dates will be listed for each property). Apply for quota hunt online at www.GoOutdoorsGeorgia.com. Dove quota hunt application deadline August 15.