Scrapbook – March 2020

Reader Contributed | March 1, 2020

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GON member Travis Taylor, of LaGrange, with a special five-bearded gobbler that he called in and killed in Troup County last year on the final day of the turkey season. The beards measured 10 3/8, 7 7/8, 4 5/8, 6 1/8 and 7 3/8 inches.


John Sineath, of Valdosta, with his super bow-buck from Lowndes County. John’s 13-pointer was in Week 14 of Truck-Buck, and it officially scored 135 2/8.


Lake Lanier produced this 7 1/2-lb. largemouth for David Carver, of Smyrna. David said the big bass hit a Rapala DT-10 on Jan. 26.


April Brantley, of Ivey, got this buck last season during a November hunt in Wilkinson County.


Cyril T. Watnes, of Paulding County, was hunting with his son and grandson near Macon when he killed this big hog last June with night vision at a feeder.


Derrick ‘Unyun’ Norton, a GON member from Bogart, killed this 10-pointer in Elbert County on Dec. 8.


This 11-point buck was killed in Wilkes County on Nov. 9 by Bryan Clayton. Bryan lives in Murphy N.C. and is a long time GON subscriber.


Wyatt Blackston helps show off his dad Josh’s Cook County 10-pointer.


Sandy McClung, of Leesburg, with the impressive buck she killed last season in late December while hunting in Lee County.


GON member H.L. Johnson, of Abbeville, finally caught this Wilcox County 10-pointer in a food plot on Oct. 25 after seeing the buck on trail cam for several years.


David Richardson, of Pendergrass, rolled this gobbler last March 30 in Bartow County. The bird weighed 20 pounds and had a 10 1/2-inch beard.


Lea Anne Powell, @leaannep on Instagram, caught this big shoal bass-spotted bass hybrid on the Ocmulgee River last July. “I caught it on a black-and-blue Z-Man Jack Hammer 4 feet from the boat while making a figure 8 just playing around,” Lee Anne said.


GON member Jimmydale Fitzgerald, of Newton, Miss., with the first buck taken from the family’s new property in Schley County.

First hunt with a new rifle resulted in a first deer for Tiffany Stroup, of Albany.


Liz Murdock, of Dawsonville, shot this nice 7-point buck that was stalking a doe in Murray County on Nov. 11. She wanted to thank her husband and GON member Tim Murdock for teaching her how to be a great hunter.


Cochran’s Chandler Peacock said he heard a grunt-snort-wheeze that sent chills down his spine just before killing this Dodge County 10-pointer on Nov. 7.


Nathan Cranata, of Warrenton, shot this Warren County 8-pointer Oct. 20. He got to see the buck chasing, grunting and lip curling.


A Nov. 7 hunt on Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge in Jones County produced this 8-point buck for Chad Williams, of Clarkesville.


The bucks were active in Franklin County on Nov. 6 when Drake Chastain, of Martin, killed this 8-pointer.


Jared Love, of Senoia, shot this 10-point buck in Coweta County. Jared entered his buck in Week 6 of Truck-Buck.


Josh Hall, of Cocoa, Fla., was hunting Emanuel County when he killed this 10-pointer the first week of gun season.


The family helped Elliot Schmitz, of Macon, celebrate his best buck to date. Elliot downed the 12-pointer in Bibb County on Nov. 2.


The family helped Elliot Schmitz, of Macon, celebrate his best buck to date. Elliot downed the 12-pointer in Bibb County on Nov. 2.


Justin Rozar, of Hawkinsville, with his Dodge County 8-pointer killed Nov. 20.


Opening day of gun season, it stormed all day in Terrell County. Jason Gaskins, of Gray, finally went to the stand at 4 p.m., and at around 6:30 the rain finally let up. About 30 minutes later this 10-point buck walked out of the planted pines headed for the turnips in a food plot. Jason made a 125-yard shot on the buck he had been watching on camera all summer.


Dakota Duncan, of Elberton, with his Elbert County 9-pointer taken Nov. 2.


This nice 8-point buck from Madison County was killed by Hunter Holloway, of Danielsville. The buck came out grazing in a field with another buck and two does at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 23.

Backyard bucks—literally! Blane Spence, of Flowery Branch, shot these bucks in his Hall County backyard. “Both were following does into my backyard from Lake Lanier COE property,” Blane said. “We are overrun with deer coming off of corps property,” he said.

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