Sept. 2 is dove season opening
Georgia’s dove hunting season opens Saturday, Sept. 2.
“Dove season is a fantastic reason to introduce someone new to hunting, it brings a lot of joy to participants and is a great kick off to the fall hunting season,” said John W. Bowers, Chief of The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division Game Management. “The official 2017-2018 dove seasons are Sept. 2-17, Oct. 14Nov. 2 and Nov. 23 - Jan. 15. Shooting hours are noon until sunset on opening day (Sept. 2) and one-half hour before sunrise to sunset for the remainder of the season dates.