GON February 2017 Issue

GON Staff | February 1, 2017

February 2017 Feature Articles

Top 3 February WMAS For Wild Hogs On Georgia Public Land
Land managers know wild hogs as a nuisance, but this nuisance tastes great and offers an off-season hunting opportunity.

GON’s Youth Big-Buck Contest
Another season of the Youth Contest saw every single picture make the magazine, and there have been some great bucks.

Lake Jackson February Bass Shallow And Active
Willie McMullen marks a Jackson map with 10 February spots.

Georgia’s Record-Book Gobblers
New No. 2 and No. 3 birds killed on same Burke County hunt.

GON’s Official Lake & River Records
From bass to crappie to catfish, see the top fish ever caught and certified from all of Georgia’s major reservoirs and rivers.

WMA Turkey Special
Gobbler harvest results and data from Georgia public lands.

The Final Weeks Of The Truck-Buck Contest
See the best bucks entered in Weeks 13-17.

March Is Time For Giant Bass In Georgia
Tips and tactics for rolling that bass-of-a-lifetime this month.

VOTES: Deer Season Ratings Improve
Deer season ratings are still way below numbers from the glory days, but the percentage of Excellent ratings best since 2003.

Outdoor Kicks & Grins: Camping 101
Young Garry Bowers and crew tackle the overnight camping trip.


February 2017 News

WRD Proposes Fewer Buck-Only Days For Some

Legislature Update: License Fee Increase Likely

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Move Angers Fishermen

Dramatic Bass Boat Wreck Caught On Cam

Days GON By: News From 10 & 20 Years Ago
Remember The 1,100 Pound Fayette County Hog?


February 2017 Departments

Letters To The Editor: Time To Bring Up Baiting Again, South GA Hunters Need Extended Deer Season

Fishing Reports

Tournament Reports: 122 Teams Fish Sinclair Berry’s, 21.85 Pounds For First

Hunter’s Journal: Brandy’s Buck

Kids Page & Word Search: 3 Bow Deer In 30 Minutes

Wild In The Kitchen: Crockpot Venison Stew

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy-Cam


Game Warden Reports: Screven County Duck Hunting Violations


Daryl Gay’s Back Page

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