GON April 2005

GON Staff | April 2, 2005


Savannah River Largemouth Bass In April
Brian Gunn specializes in catching tidewater and oxbow bass.

Bartletts Ferry Basics For April Bass
Dennis Hudson says he seldom needs more than his four basic baits to catch bass in April.

Aaron Batson On Lake Jackson Bass
Aaron Batson is dynamite at Lake Jackson. This month he’s heading up the South River to fish for largemouths that haven’t seen a lure all winter.

Lanier Bass Mapped For April
The pockets will load up with prespawn and postspawn bass. Here’s a map with 10 GPS locations.

Clarks Hill Bass Get Shallow In April
David Matthews talks blow-throughs, bluebacks and alternative patterns for catching April bass on Clarks Hill.

Aggressive West Point Crappie
Mal Gore shares his tactics for catching a mess of fat West Point slabs in April.

Bass Fishing Tour Of Lathem Reservoir 
Profile of the Cherokee County water supply lake.

Spring Crappie On Lake Blackshear With Rusty Parker
Rusty shares his tactics for catching more crappie on Lake Blackshear.

Closing The Distance To Bag A Gobbler
DDJ shares his tactics for pulling in gobblers that hang up.

Northwest Georgia Coosa River Striped Bass
These big, hard-fighting stripers are plentiful and relatively easy to catch during the spring if you know where to go.

Where To Catch Georgia’s Giant Rainbow Trout
The private north Georgia trophy trout streams can rival the quality of trout fishing found anywhere in the world. Here are some of your fly-fishing opportunities for the trout of a lifetime.

Capt. Mark Noble’s Right Combinations For April Redfish
When the factors of salinity, tidal current, bait, and stealth all come together, the springtime fishing for redfish can be fantastic.

Picking Pockets For Lake Allatoona April Bass
Craig Miller says forget the high-tech strategies. April on Lake Allatoona is all about fun fishing and lots of catching.

Warm Season Food Plots For Quality Deer Management
Size, placement and design of food plots as important as what seeds you plant this spring.

Trolling For Lake Tobesofkee Crappie
Troy Thiel trolls a rainbow of color to catch Lake Tobefokee slabs.



Georgia Shifts Toward Stocking More Stripers, Fewer Hybrids

At Last, Lucas Lake Opens To Public Fishing

DNR Legalizes Shooting Wild Hogs Over Bait

500 Striped Bass Tagged At Lake Lanier

Tony King Killed In Sinclair Boating Accident


Letters To The Editor: Coyotes Must Be Shot; Redlands Isn’t Private

Eye On The Antis: Shedding Light On Animal-Rights Terrorists

Bass Tournament Reports
Bening Lanning Wins On Oconee; Walter Green Wins Bassmaster Event On Sinclair

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Scrapbook Pictures

Spy-Cam Images

Game Warden Reports

Editorial By Steve Burch
Sportsmen ask “Why Did They Do That?” An inside look at policy and decision making.

Daryl Gay’s Back Page


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