Hunting and Fishing
The fishing season is year round in ponds and rivers with the prime bass, redbreast and crappie in the spring of the year.
You must have a current Georgia fishing license and Ft.Stewart fishing permit. Visit Georgia Wildlife for current license information and registration.
You must register your gun/weapon to bring it onto Ft.Stewart or Hunter AAF for recreation shooting and hunting. Please do not bring your weapons to the registration station. Note this is not a hunting permit.
Dove: 10 Oct - 1 Nov; 26 Nov-15 Jan
Managed dove fields will be open for dove hunting Saturday, Sundays, Wednesdays and Holidays. Dove hunters must be checked into the field with specific code to legally hunt in the dove fields:
Location Access Code Firing Point 1 in B2 1009 Firing Point 24 in B8 1012 Landing 26 Field in C18 1010 Firing Point 35 in E4 1002 Jaeck DZ Field in E21 1007 Road 3 Field in E21 1016 F2 Field in F2 1004 Firing Point 256 in F3 1005
Select option 6 for bird hunting outside of big game season.
All archery hunters must successfully complete a qualification session which are now available by appointment only, contact the Pass and Permit Office at Fort Stewart (912 -435-8061) or the Skeet Range at HAAF (912-315-9354). Shooters must hit 2 out of 3 arrows in the target at both 20 and 30 yards. A $5 processing fee will be charged.
Certain training areas require completion of an annual qualification, contact Pass and Permit for those specific areas.
Firing Point 1 in B2 Access Code 1009
Firing Point 24 in B8 Access Code 1012
Landing 26 Field in C18 Access Code 1010
Firing Point 35 in E4 Access Code 1002
Jaeck DZ Field in E21 Access Code 1007
Road 3 Field in E21 Access Code 1016
F2 Field in F2 Access Code 1004
Firing Point 256 in F3 Access Code 1005
Select option 6 for bird hunting OUTSIDE big game season
Individual must have a valid Fort Stewart pass to access training areas for ALL activities (including but not limited to hunting/fishing/camping/picnicking/nature watching). You may not leave Hwy 144 or Hwy 119 outside the cantonment area without a pass and logging into the automated system. The only exception is the Holbrook Pond Recreation Area off Hwy 144 East.
- Offshore/Inshore Fishing Lottery Registration
Fort McAlister Offshore/Inshore Fishing Event
Opportunity for Active Duty Soldiers to participate in an offshore/inshore fishing tournament sponsored by the Fort McAlister Sports Fishing Club.
Friday, 29 Sep
4:30-6 pm – Soldier Checkin @ Fish Tales
6 pm – Free Dinner (provided for Soldiers)
6:30 pm – Mandatory Captains meeting
Saturday, 30 Sep
6 am-3 pm – Fishing Event
3-5 pm – Weigh in
5:30 pm – Awards presentation
Who can apply: Active Duty Soldiers only
Soldier checklist of what to bring:
GA Fishing License
NON skid shoes (flip flops OK just NON skid)
Water/snacks (lunch will be provided)
• Deadline to apply is Thursday, 14 Sep at 1700 hrs.
• Drawing will be conducted at noon on Friday, 15 Sep at noon.
• Selected individuals will be notified on after the drawing.
• Total of 60 slots available.
• Soldiers will be required to have GA Fishing License
Low Country Outdoor Center
|Monday||11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
|Thursday||11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
|Friday||11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
|Saturday||7 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.|
|Sunday||7 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.|
|Holidays & Training Holidays||7 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.|
The Pass and Permit office sells hunting and fishing licenses and issues area access passes for recreational activities, i.e. fishing, hunting, camping, nature watching, berry picking, etc.
Hunting and Fishing access will be through iSportsman system. HunTrac and the automated phone system for check-in are no longer being used.