The Georgia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (GA-AFS) was formed in 1986. Prior to that time, fisheries professional in Georgia were organized as the Georgia Fisheries Workers Association (GFWA). GA-AFS, like the GWFA before it, is the premiere fisheries professional organization in the State of Georgia.

With over 180 members annually, GA-AFS is dedicated to the promotion of sound fisheries science and development of our fisheries professionals. Our members come from across the Southeast, ranging from natural resource managers, aquaculturists, researchers, conservationists, and numerous biological disciplines; and representing state and federal government, academia, private consulting, industry, and recreational fishing. Together, we work towards the common goal of improving the fish and aquatic resources of Georgia.

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Use the tool provided by Take Me Fishing™ and click on the state of Georgia to find out everything you need to know about fishing licenses. A Fishing license is one of the most important items any angler needs before they go fishing– every purchase helps protect, preserve and enhance the sport of fishing today and for generations to come.