Hunting & Fishing
***Winners of The Pineview Lake Bass Tournament***
that was held on 11 May 2013
1st Place Tony Grantham, 5 fish totaling 6.48 lbs
2nd Place Jason Neal, 5 fish totaling 6.30 lbs
3rd Place Stephen Watkins, 5 fish totaling 5.88 lbs
Largest Bass Michael Rowe, 1.87 lbs
Upcoming Events and Updates:
INTERESTED IN A 3 D ARCHERY COURSE?
*****Long Range Shooting Event scheduled for Saturday*****
Paintball fields are now open for play on Saturdays from 7 am to 3 pm. Check us out at the Holbrook Pond Recreation Area. Everyone welcome. Enjoy individual play or schedule groups to play either woods ball or speedball. Call 435-9303 for details.
Do I need to register my gun/weapon to bring onto Fort Stewart or Hunter AAF for recreation shooting and hunting?
FIREARM REGISTRATION: A new AFZP Form 2027 (Firearms Registration) is available on the Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield Intranet and the Team Stewart website. The new form replaces the three page, (White, Pink and Green) document, and can be completed on line. Just fill out the form, print and bring it to one of the Vehicle Registration Branches located at Bldg 226, Fort Stewart or Bldg 1279, Hunter Army Airfield. Once entered into the Centralized Operations Police Suite (COPS) the registrant will receive a one page registration document showing all of the weapons that have been registered under his or her name. Go to the Emergency Services webpage at http://www.stewart.army.mil/des/default.aspand click on weapons registration.Do not bring the weapon to either of the offices to register.
Everyone needs to check the Fish and Wildlife website or the Pass and Permit Office to review any changes, BEFORE you go hunting or fishing on
Fort Stewart or Hunter AAF.
ALL archery hunters must successfully complete a qualification session before you go hunting this hunting season.
Archery qualification sessions are now available by appointment only on 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.
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. 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 possess a current GA fishing license. Visit georgiawildlife.com for current license information and registration.
Individual must have a valid Fort Stewart pass to access training areas for ALL activities (including but not limited to hunting/fishing/camping/picniking/nature watching). You may not leave Hwy 144 or Hwy 119 outside the cantonment area without a pass. The only exception is the Holbrook Pond Recreation Area off Hwy 144 East. Pass may be purchased at the Pass and Permit Office, Bldg 8093 off Hwy 144 East.
Hunting season for:
- Small Game: August - February
- Deer/hog (Archery): September - January
- Deer/hog (Primitive Weapon): October - January
- Deer/hog (Firearms): October - January
- Feral Hogs: Yearround (except during Spring Gobbler Season)
- Spring Gobbler: March - May
Annual Fishing Events:
- BASS Tournaments - Spring
- Kid's Fishing Derby - Saturday, 8 June (FS) and Sep (HAAF)
- Family Fun Fishing Event - September (FS)
Vist Hunting on Fort Stewart & HAAF for more information.
Long Range Shooting opportunity available at Red Cloud Echo Range through the Outdoor Recreation Shooting Sports Program.
UPDATE: Next scheduled date: Saturday, 1 Jun 0830 - 1400 * FEE: $10 for 2 hours of range time
FS Hunting Area Status Sheets
The areas posted below have NO direct access and therefore not open for recreation use:
Pond 30 closed until 8 Jun.
Hours & Contact Information
Office Location: Fort Stewart Pass and Permit Office, Building 8093
Hours: Mon- Fri 11 am-6 pm
Sat, Sun, Hol and Trn Hol 7 am-3 pm