GON December 2018 Issue

GON Staff | December 7, 2018

December 2018 Features:


Hero’s Buck: Littlejohn’s Lamar County Giant
One of Georgia’s earliest Boone & Crockett bucks is still the No. 1 buck ever from Lamar County.

100 Years At Thompson Pasture Hunting Club
A Liberty County dog-hunting club celebrates its centennial.


Clarks Hill December Ditch Bass
Joshua Rockefeller details a good winter pattern for largemouth that follow shad into the coves.

A Wood Duck Game Plan
Lots of effort goes into a good duck hole, but it sure pays off.

Catch Eufaula’s Late-Fall Crappie
Minnow rigs and jigs will both produce good catches of crappie.

Hunt Advisor Reports For December Deer
GON’s team of deer-hunting experts talk about rutting activity and give tips for December success in the deer woods.

Tuckahoe WMA: Historical And Good Hunting
Lots of deer get killed at Tuckahoe, and the area has history.

Truck-Buck Contest: Top-End Bucks Entered
See the Georgia bucks that could earn hunters a $1,100 deer rifle each week and a chance at a brand new pickup truck.


Rabbit Hunting in Southeast Georgia
Beagle joy with Joby Mattox of JoBo’s Deep South Kennels.

Fall Fiction Series: “The Homecoming”
The conclusion of the 2018 GON 5-part fictional hunting story.

Trappers Who Think
A trapper’s great technique may not work in your situation.

Gator Trout In The Deep December Holes
Fewer bites, but bigger seatrout as cold weather hits.

GON’s Youth Big-Buck Contest
Kids have their own contest, and all get their pictures in GON.


December 2018 News:

204-Inch Bow-Buck Confiscated Over License

On The Cover: Hancock County’s “Brutus”

Macon Co. Deer Hunters Killed In Car Crash

Cohutta’s John Roy Brackett Passes

Days GON By: Looking Back At GON Stories
30 Years Ago: Wade Patterson’s Worth County Booner
20 Years Ago: Chickasawhatchee WMA Deer Hunter Attacked By Buck
10 Years Ago: Troup County Cougar Killed By Hunter Confirmed As Florida Panther

December 2018 Departments:

Letters To The Editor

Fishing Reports

Wild In The Kitchen: Incredible Venison Italian Soup

Hunter’s Journal: A First Buck To Remember

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy-Cam


GON Outdoor Kids: Magic First-Deer Morning For James McNeal After 34 Surgeries

Kids Outdoor Outpost And Word Search: NWTF R3 Initiative

Game Warden Reports: Deer Poachers In Gwinnett’s Simpsonwood Park

Editorial: Steve Burch’s Penultimate Editorial

Daryl Gay’s Back Page

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