DUCK-DAWG wrote:Call the GA DNR. When it comes to legality questions, I wouldn't go off of here-say from an internet forum.
Dep6 wrote:I know in the past with like dove hunting, Green Jeans has told me 250 feet from a roadway but I know I have seen other hunts with guys much closer than 250 feet to the roadway.
hydrilla wrote:The Game Wardens you guys talked to obviously haven't read the regulations. This information is easily found in the regulations, online or otherwise.
Unlawful Activities (General Hunting)
Hunt, shoot, kill, or wound any farmed deer (e.g. elk, red deer, fallow deer, sika deer, or axis deer) or exotic wild animal (e.g. farmed deer, mouflon sheep, Barbary sheep [aoudad], antelope, etc.) held under a wild animal license for enjoyment, gain, amusement, or sport.
Hunting while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Use of any pitfall, deadfall, snare, catch, trap, net, exposed salt or minerals, live decoy, or baited hook to take game species.
Hunting or shooting from or across a public road.
Discharging a firearm within 50 yards of a public road.
Hunting from a vehicle, plane, or boat under power.
Hunting without landowners’ permission, including power line, gas line, railroad and other rights-of-way. Written permission must be obtained if land is so posted.
Use of drugs, poisons, chemicals, smoke, gas, or explosives, or electronically-amplified sounds to hunt any game species.
Use of electronic communications equipment to aid in the pursuit of game.
Use of a computer or any other device to remotely discharge a firearm for the purpose of hunting.
Selling or purchasing any game species or parts thereof, except antlers, hides, and tails of legally taken deer, tails of legally taken squirrels, and legally taken alligator products.
Disturbing wildlife dens, holes, or homes, or driving wildlife, except venomous snakes, from their dens, holes, or homes.
Blinding wildlife with lights.
Killing or crippling game without reasonable efforts to retrieve.
Holding, possessing, releasing, or importing wildlife without a permit from the DNR.
Concealing the taking or possession of wildlife (or parts) which the person in possession reasonably should have known was obtained illegally.
For most public lakes it is double that at 300 feet but it is 1000 feet for Lanier.
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