GON February 2018 Issue

GON Staff | February 2, 2018

February 2018 Feature Articles

WMA Squirrels Down South
Squirrel hunting is fun, the season is open until the end of February, and finding a place to hunt is easy.

Youth Big-Buck Contest
See all of the kids and their bucks that were entered in Weeks 13-17 of GON’s Youth Big-Buck Contest.

GON’s Lake And River Records
GON has been compiling official records for Georgia lakes and rivers for 30 years. Here are the updated records.

Lanier’s Big Spotted Bass Shallow In February
You can catch plenty of Lanier spots deep this month, but here are 10 locations to find big spotted bass shallow.

WMA Turkey Special
Hunt results and gobbler data from Wildlife Management Areas.

Truck-Buck Contest Season Wrap-Up
The contest continued to see big racks and big numbers during the later weeks. Here’s coverage of Weeks 13-17.

VOTES: Good Deer Season, Baiting Law Debate
Georgia deer hunters gave this past season one of the most favorable ratings in the past 20 years.  

The Gobbler Drum For More Turkey Success
Learn to hear and recognize the sound of a gobbler drumming, and you can bag birds you had no idea were so close.


February 2018 News

Coyote-Takers Calendar: February Tactics

Legislative News For Sportsmen: Longer Deer Season Proposed

Feds Testing Toxic Bait To Kill Wild Hogs

Rare Melanistic Deer Killed In South Georgia

Days GON By: News 10, 20 & 30 Years Ago
Turkeys trapped and restocked from Berry College; 1988 coyote hunt.

July 2020 Departments

Letters To The Editor

Fishing Reports

Wild In The Kitchen: Venison Backstrap and Berries

Hunter’s Journal: Anna’s Buck

GON Outdoor Kids: Washington County Youth Quail Hunt

Tournament Reports: 32-lb. Sack at Seminole; 10-pounder in Berry’s Sinclair

Kids Outdoor Outpost And Word Search: Fair Chase

Game Warden Reports: Dodge County Trespasser

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy-Cam



Daryl Gay’s Back Page

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