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Old 01-08-2018, 08:44 AM
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Can anyone tell me what the rule is for chatahoochee nf on taking a couple dogs to catch a hog? If it's small game season , is that legal?
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■ CHATTAHOOCHEE NATIONAL
FOREST (outside of WMAs)
770.297.3000
DEER
ARCHERY
Either Sex: Sept. 9-Oct. 13
During Firearms Deer season, archers
must follow Firearms either
sex dates on the National Forest.
PRIMITIVE
Either Sex: Oct. 14-20
FIREARMS
Buck Only: Oct. 21-Dec. 26
Lands East of I-75/Either Sex: Oct.
28, Nov. 25
Lands West of I-75/Either Sex: Same
as county either sex days through
Dec. 26
BEAR
Hunting bears with dogs is prohibited
in the Northern and Central Bear
Zones including Chattahoochee National
Forest.
ARCHERY
Sept. 9-Oct. 13
PRIMITIVE
Oct. 14-20
FIREARMS
Oct. 21-Dec. 26
TURKEY
Mar. 24-May 15
SMALL GAME
Aug. 15-Feb. 28
SPECIAL SMALL GAME NOTE
The use of centerfire firearms at
night is prohibited.
FERAL HOG
Baiting is prohibited. No night
hunting. Hogs may be taken with
archery equipment during archery
deer season, with deer weapons
during firearms deer season, with
turkey weapons during turkey season
and with small game weapons
during small game dates. Feral
hogs may be hunted with dogs
with appropriate weapons restrictions
while training dogs during
dates when training season coincides
with small game or turkey
season.

SPECIAL REGS
No dog training June 1-Aug. 14,
except as provided below. Pursuit
of bears or feral hogs with dogs
for training purposes may occur
only Aug. 1-Sept. 7, Jan. 2-Mar. 19,
May 1-May 24 during legal daylight
hours; other requirements apply
(see page 69). Prohibited: Transportation
of any loaded weapon in
a motor vehicle. Possession of alcohol
when hunting. Placing, leaving,
or depositing any food, bait,
or garbage in a manner likely to
attract or concentrate any wildlife,
whether for purposes of hunting or
viewing animals. Failure to properly
store food or garbage so as to
prevent access by wildlife. NOTE:
The Appalachian Trail (AT) is heavily
used all year for camping and
hiking. Please be aware of campers/hikers
and use caution when
hunting near the AT or any other
trails/campgrounds. Coyotes may
be hunted during open seasons
with weapons restrictions for game
species in season; no night hunting;
electronic calls may be used.

TRAINING DOGS ON CHATTAHOOCHEE
NATIONAL FOREST
The hunting of bears and hogs for the purpose of
training dogs: August 1 – September 7; January
2 – March 19; and May 1 – 24 during legal daylight
hours.
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Thanks buddy, I thought that was the case, I don't know how I missed that, my nephew was wanting to make sure he was legal, folks had been telling him it was illegal, and I didn't think it was but started second guessing, I told him they probably were referring to wma, not nf land outside of wma, thanks again.
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