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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) 544-7079.

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

Lifeguard Courses

Feb 4 9 am - 5 pm
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Super Bingo

Feb 4 10 am - 11 am

Zumbini Classes

Feb 7 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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Zumbini Classes

Feb 7 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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Super Bowl Party with Madden 23 1v1 Gaming Tournament

Feb 12 12 pm

CPR Classes

Feb 15 9 am - 3 pm
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Beginner Pistol Training Course

Feb 18 9 am - 12 pm
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Basic Car Care and Maintenance Class

Feb 22 1 pm - 2:30 pm
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A Better Benning 2023 One Day AFAP Forum

Feb 23 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

A Better Benning 2023 One Day AFAP Forum

Feb 23 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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CG Golf Scramble

Feb 24 12 pm
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BOSS Archery Tag

Feb 24 1 pm - 4 pm
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Glow in the Dark Archery Tag

Feb 24 6 pm - 8 pm

Sweetheart Pistol Shoot

Feb 25 10 am - 3 pm
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Strike Out Teen Dating Violence

Feb 25 12 pm - 2 pm
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Free Golf Club Rentals

Mar 1 7:30 am - 5 pm
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Family Fishing Nights

Mar 1 5 pm - 6 pm

Lifeguard Course

Mar 4 9 am - 5 pm
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34th Bataan Memorial Death March

Mar 19
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Last Person Standing Endurance Challenge

Mar 25 7 am - 8 am
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Automotive Workshop – Ladies Edition

Mar 28 1 pm - 3 pm

Automotive Workshop – Ladies Edition

Mar 28 1 pm - 3 pm
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CG Golf Scramble

Mar 31 8 am
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CG Golf Scramble

Mar 31 8 am