HCWA Update on COVID-19 Response


Public activities and access to HCWA facilities are subject to change during the current pandemic, so check out this website at for the latest updates.

Our Customer Service Lobby…

Is open, but customers are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing when visiting the HCWA campus. 

Public Fishing

While the Cubihatcha Outdoor Education Center remains closed to the public (subject to change), public fishing is available at the HCWA Tussahaw and Upper Towaliga Reservoirs on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Permits for fishing, canoeing and kayaking are $45 and can be purchased at our headquarters.

Fall Hunts

The HCWA has cancelled its Fall Hunting Season, at least the initial public hunts. If circumstances change and the Fall Hunting Season does take place, applications for these free hunts are typically taken through then end of August for the subsequent fall hunting season schedule. 

For more information on fishing and hunting and other opportunities for public education and outdoor recreation, contact our Cubihatcha Center staff at 678-583-3930. 

Deferred Payment Request

If you are experiencing a financial hardship related to the current pandemic, please see the link on this website ( to request a deferred payment plan.



Media contact:

Chris Wood, Ph.D.

P: 770-757-1681