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Hunting & Fishing

Please also remember that turkey hunting runs through 15 May and no hog hunting is allowed until turkey season is over.

Personnel authorized to hunt and fish on Fort Benning and who possess a valid state license must purchase hunting and fishing permits. Post permits for Hunting and Fishing can be validated at the Recreational Shooting Complex and Outdoor Recreation during regular business hours. Permits are valid for one year from date of purchase. For more information about hunting and fishing on Fort Benning, call the Conservation Branch at +1 (706) 544-7516.

With the implementation of the new Regulation 200-1, a new requirement has been added for fishing. Fishermen are now required to check in and out of King’s Pond and Twilight Pond while fishing. Fishermen are also required to record their harvest for all eligible species.


Who is authorized to hunt or fish on Fort Benning?
  • U.S. Military Active Duty and Retired personnel
  • Veterans with a service connected disability of not less than 30 percent
  • Medal of Honor recipients
  • Current or retired full-time Department of Defense civilian employees
  • Federal civilian employees working full-time or equivalent status on Fort Benning and retired federal civilian employees who were employed at Fort Benning immediately prior to retirement
  • National Guardsmen and Reservists on active status
  • Surviving spouses of military personnel who possess a valid dependent ID card

  •  Foreign military personnel assigned to Fort Benning

  • Primary dependents of sponsors

  • Guests (Review FB Regulation 200-1 for additional information regarding guests)

Open Areas

Please call Outdoor Recreation at 706-545-7978 for more information about open areas. 

Resources

More Recreation

Zumbini

Oct 4 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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CPR Classes

Oct 12 9 am - 3 pm
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Help the Hooch

Oct 14 8:30 am - 11 am
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Help the Hooch

Oct 14 8:30 am - 11 am
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Fort Benning Golf Championship

Oct 15 8 am

Family Fishing Nights

Oct 19 5 pm - 6 pm
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Oktoberfest

Oct 21
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Oktoberfest

Oct 21
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10K Lederhosen Leap, 5K Dirndl Dash and Volksmarch

Oct 22 9 am - 10 am
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Trunk or Treat Resource Fair with EFMP & FAP

Oct 27 5 pm - 7 pm

Super Bingo

Nov 5 10 am - 11 am
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Super Bingo

Nov 5 10 am - 11 am
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Santa at Riverside & Tree Lighting Ceremony

Dec 8

Santa at Riverside & Tree Lighting Ceremony

Dec 8
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