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DNR: Be careful during modern firearms deer hunting season

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

DNR officials say there are plenty of deer in south Georgia as hunting season begins.

The Modern Firearms deer season starts Saturday morning 30 minutes before sunrise.

DNR Law enforcement reminds hunters to wear orange vests and use safety harnesses in deer stands.

“You also got to have a big game license and a regular hunting license and a deer harvest tags and record your harvest every time you kill a deer, you have to record it, “ said Sgt. Al Greer.

Each hunter can kill up to 12-deer, two bucks and ten doe's.

The season ends January 1st.

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