Corps of Engineers to host youth dove hunts at Richard B. Russell Lake

USACE, Savannah District
Published Aug. 30, 2022

SAVANNAH, Ga. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, will conduct two youth dove hunts at the Richard B. Russell Project Office on Saturday, Sept. 17 and 24, 2022.

For all hunts, a parent or guardian must accompany youth participants, ages 9-16, and are permitted to hunt along with the youth hunter.

Hunters are selected by random drawing. The random drawings will occur until capacity is reached.

Hunters must call Brandon Dickey at (800) 944-7207, ext. 3408, at the Russell Project Office no later than 4 p.m., Sept. 14, to enter the drawing.

All hunters will be checked in at the project office and must be licensed in accordance with existing Georgia Hunting Regulations, including the Migratory Bird Hunting License. GA Migratory Birds

All state regulations and bag limits will be strictly enforced.  

Legal firearms and ammunition for dove hunting are identified in the Georgia Hunting Regulations for Waterfowl. GA Dove Hunting

Dates are subject to change, please call ahead at the above number to confirm.


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Cheri Pritchard, Senior Public Affairs Specialist
912-677-6039 (cell)

Release no. 22-021