GON February 2005

GON Staff | February 1, 2005

February 2005 Feature Articles:

Big Crankbaits On Shallow Oconee Docks
The March weather is unpredictable so anglers have to be versatile to cash in on super spring fishing.

Deer Management Plan Includes 17-Deer Limit
Issues that affect outdoor pursuits take the stage as Georgia General Assembly heads toward final days of session.

Altamaha River Crappie
Catch slabs on the river points.

Allatoona Linesides On A Feeding Frenzy
Brian Dumas loads the boat with live-bait hybrids and stripers while fishing with Capt. Robert Eidson.

Jackson County Swamp Rabbits
Fighting briars is hard enough, but when you put a swamp on the field, it’ll make for some serious adventure hunting for hunter and dog.

Hog Trapping 101
Here’s are good trapping methods to catch numbers of pesky wild pigs.

Fishing The B.A.S.S. Trail with Dave Altman
Georgia angler Dave Altman lives his dream trip on the B.A.S.S. trail.

Blackshear Bass: 3 Phases In February
To catch bass you, have to keep up with the transition.

Quail Hunting With 13-Year-Old Kate Blackburn
This young lady loves to hunt!

Target Spots for February Success on Lake Russell
Spotted bass have gained a hold in Lake Russell, and these feisty fish provide a reliable cold-water pattern.

Sinclair Crappie: Fish the Hottest Cove
In February, guide John Copeland is going to be trolling in Beaverdam Creek’s warmer waters.

Big Spotted Lanier Bass Blast Jerkbaits
Lamar Moody uses slow-moving jerkbaits to catch Lanier spots.

Fly-Up Gobblers
Some of the best turkey hunting occurs in the late afternoon.

Thin-water Winter Bass At Eufaula
Try shallow-running crankbaits and worms in the sloughs.

Late Season Truck-Buck Entries
It was a weird deer season, but the final four weeks set a record for entry numbers, and the quality of the racks continued to be impressive.

VOTES: Voice Of The Educated Sportsman
Hunters ask: Where have all the deer gone?


Legislature to Tackle WRD Budget, Hunting Issues

Sportsmen Show Up For Day at State Capital

Coon Dog Shot In White County

Dawson Forest WMA Squirrel Hunt For Kids

Animal Oddity: This Deer Is An IT


Letters To The Editor: EXCELLENT Deer Season; Stolen Trailer and ATV

Eye On The Antis
Wasn’t Hunting Once a Glorious, Honorable Pursuit?

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy Cam


Tournament Reports

Game Warden Reports: Wood Duck Roost Shoot 

Editorial by Steve Burch

Daryl Gay’s Back Page

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