GON December Issue 2023

GON Staff | December 4, 2023

Vol. 37, No. 12

Carrying the bow during gun season paid off with a 165-inch Warren County buck for Brian Farrell.

Photo By Brad Gill


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December Feature Articles


Kill A Post-Rut December Buck
Just because the rut peak is over, your chances at a buck are not. Food and that elusive doe in estrous are on a buck’s mind.

Electronic Edge For Lake Lanier Ditch Bass
The wintertime ditch pattern is hot for Lanier spotted bass.

Dogging Deer With The Duck Roost Gang
Camaraderie, fun and a passing on of tradition to younger hunters.

December Bass On The Withlacoochee River
Best bass river in south Georgia? The author thinks it may be.

Big-Buck Parade In Truck-Buck Weeks 6-9
Lots of big bucks from all over Georgia entered in contest.

Reports From The Deer Woods
The GON Hunt Advisors update rut action and food sources.

Hound Hunts For WMA Bobcat And Fox
Unique hunting opportunity kicks off Dec. 1 on select few WMAs.

Trap Prep: From New In The Box To In The Dirt
From boiling to waxings, steps are needed to get new foot-hold traps ready for predators.

December Deer Hunts On Southwest GA WMAs
Chase the late rut with public-land opportunity.

Jackson Bass Mapped For December
10 GPS locations to set a shad-ambush pattern.

The Sable Bucks Of Black Bog Swamp
Fall Fiction Conclusion: “An Opening Day Reunion”

Truck-Buck Contest Weeks 6-9
Prime rut weeks of November produced lots of great bucks for GON subscribers!


December 2023 News

Coyotes Attack And Kill Healthy Buck

GON Big-Buck Contest Scoring Events

Corps, Counties Partner To Manage Lake Lanier Parks

Youth Big-Buck Contest Entries In Weeks 6-9

Massive Solar Farm Proposed Right Next To WMA

GON Truck-Buck Contest 2023-2024 Official Rules

Days GON By: Looking Back At GON Stories
30 Years Ago: Tommy Johnson’s No. 5 Tift County Buck


December 2023 Departments

Letters To The Editor

Hunter’s Journal: Quest For ‘Andre The Buck’

Wild In The Kitchen: Venison Zuppa Toscano

Fishing Reports

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy Cam

Scrapbook Photos

GON Outdoor Kids: GTA Youth Field Trials & Shotgun Coach Molding Lives

Kids Outdoor Outpost & Word Search

Conservation Law Enforcement Corner: No License Costs Hunter Huge Buck


Daryl Gay’s Back Page: The Race Is On


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