Realtree Kids – February 2020

Reader Contributed | February 3, 2020

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Maybe it was the lucky hats that yielded a first deer for Allen Dustin, 9, of Ball Ground. He was hunting with his dad Greg in Cherokee County.


Habitat restoration, prescribed fire and predator control is what grew the turkeys on this Worth County farm. The fruit from the hard work was a first bird for Eli Haswell, 8, on March 30.


A Grady County farm pond gave up this bass to Ellie Harrison, 8, of Cairo.


A trip like this needs to be on every hunter’s bucket list! Way to go Jessie Walker, 15, of Dahlonega, on your first two hogs. She shot them on Cumberland Island during a December youth hunt.


Reid Benfield was celebrating New Year’s Eve in Washington County and connected on his first hog on a hunt with his stepdad.


Tessa Nipper was 13 years old when she caught these seven Crisp County catfish.


Aaron Hewell, 7, of Gainesville, with his first deer. He was using his grandpa’s .35 Marlin, which is the same gun Aaron’s dad used to take his first deer.


We think Ava Bausano, 9, of Alpharetta, is pretty thrilled with the Lake Lanier spotted bass she caught last March.


This Coweta County buck was killed by Beau Edwards, 9, of Roopville, on Nov. 23.


Bryson Ward, 10, of Demorest, used a crossbow to kill this Banks County buck on Sept. 21.


Here’s a great Lanier striper caught Dec. 26 by Callen Autry, 8, of Winder.


Carsyn Powell, 3, was spending time with her Pawpaw, Joel Laster, of Newnan, when they caught this crappie.


Caleb Parker, 6, of Ball Ground, doubled up on bream in a Pickens County pond. Caleb also goes by the name Charlie Brown.


Chloe Palmer, 10, killed this 9-point buck while hunting in Schley County on Nov 2.


Christopher Buescher, 11, of Valdosta, proudly displays his first turkey, killed in Berrien County.


David Wynn, of Watkinsville, was just 7 years old when he killed his first turkey in Oconee County.


First deer for Dylan Jackson, 9, of Monroe. He was hunting in Walton County on Nov. 3 with this dad, who happens to be a GON subscriber.


Twelve-year-old Ethan Carson, of Walnut Grove, killed his first deer, a doe, on Nov 24.


Findley Allgood with her first deer. The 8-year-old from Covington was hunting in Morgan County on Dec. 4.


Finn Schofield, 11, of Sparta, found a pile of teeth on the end of his line while fishing at Lake Jackson.


Fletcher Culotta, 3, was visiting from Baton Rouge, La. when he caught his first bass while fishing at Granny and Pa Homer’s pond in Treutlen County.


Gavin Gaylord, 11, of Forsyth, killed his first deer, a nice 9-point, on Nov. 9, while hunting with his grandpa in Taylor County.


A big mature doe in Troup County is just what Hadley Johnston, 8, of Pine Mountain, killed on Nov. 22.


Hawkins Harrison, of Loganville, got his first buck in Walton County on Nov. 9.


Cousins Kooper Findley, Findley Ward and Huntley Ward caught this 25-lb. flathead off their grandparent’s Lake Hartwell dock.


Jase McClung, 6, of Leesburg, with a nice Lee County buck that he took on Dec. 8.


Jason Mann, of Statham, was 5 years old when he made this happy moment in Hall County.


First hunt and first deer for Jayden McIntyre, of Moreland. He was hunting in Madison County Oct. 12.


Jubal Roberson, 6, of Lumber City, with a Wheeler County buck he killed Oct. 16.


Lane Biggers was 5 when he caught his first bass from a Haralson County farm pond.


Nice Crawford County buck for Leah Carroll, 10, of Macon. It was her first deer, and she got it Nov. 16.


One less hog in Macon County thanks to Luke Serafin, 12, of Woodstock.


Ryder Hilsman, 9, of Madison, with a great-looking buck from Wilkes County that he took with a .308 rifle on Oct. 27.


Christmas Eve was good to Sheperd Hodge, 13, of Buchanan. He killed this 9-pointer in Haralson County.


Ty Alan Smith, 9, of Talmo, with a nice Dooly County buck taken on Nov. 4.


Wyatt Pope, 5, of Peachtree Corners, went from tee ball to fishing and ended up catching this Berkeley Lake catfish.


Nine-year-old outdoor enthusiast Yates Pye bagged this trophy 8-point on the Altamaha River in Toombs County on Oct. 26.

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