GON February Issue 2024

GON Staff | February 5, 2024

Vol. 38, No. 2

The late winter, early spring bass bite at Lake Seminole heats up. Ryan Higgins puts us on fish.

Photo By Craig James


February 2024 Magazine Flipbook Edition

February Feature Articles

Lake Seminole Shines As February Bass Feed Up
Guide Ryan Higgins shares 25 years of knowledge on how to take advantage of the Seminole bass bite in February and early spring.

Trophy Wild Boars With Woods-N-Water
Blaine Burley shares two hog lure baits that draw the pigs.

Rate Your Deer Season & VOTES Survey Results
Deer hunters give this deer season the highest percentage of excellent ratings ever. Most feel baiting improved hunt quality.

Finding Memories In The Turkey Woods
Donald Devereaux Jarrett shares the story of how two turkey hunts with his dad changed his life.

10 Locations For Magnum February Lanier Spots
Ditches are still key, but Paul Driskell says to fish shallow rocky points for better chances at 4-lb. and bigger spotted bass.

Turkey Shotgun Pattern Testing And Data
The author tested five turkey chokes and five types of turkey loads—more than 100 shots fired and 32,000 pellet holes counted.

GON’s Lake & River Records
In the past year, 44 new fish were added to official records that cover all of Georgia’s major lakes and rivers.

Trapping With A State Champion
Annabel Wilson is 20 years old and already has a GTA Adult Field Trails State Championship under her belt.

Truck-Buck Contest Weeks 14-17
The end of the Georgia deer season always sees a decline in the number of contest entries, but there are some great bucks!


February 2024 News

Middle Georgia Bear Hunt Results

DNR Expands Focus On Accessible Opportunities

Truck-Buck Contest Official Scoring Dates & Info

DD Foundation Grants Available For Shooting Sports Teams

Youth Big-Buck Contest Entries For Weeks 14-17

GON Big-Buck Contest Scoring Events

Days GON By: Looking Back At GON Stories
10 Years Ago: Upside Down Weirdness From The Taylor County Deer Woods
20 Years Ago: Deer Hunter Attacked By Coyotes



February 2024 Departments

Letters To The Editor

Hunter’s Journal: Hunting Angels

Wild In The Kitchen: Wild Hog Pork Chops

Fishing Reports

Brad Gill: My Best Hunts Were Never Planned

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Andrew Curtis: My Last Hunt With John

Georgia Spy Cam

Scrapbook Photos

GON Outdoor Kids: GTA Hosts Record Number of Kids For State Field Trials

Kids Outdoor Outpost & Word Search

Conservation Law Enforcement Corner: Social Media Helps Nab Bear Baiter


Daryl Gay’s Back Page: Parfum De Color


February 2024 Magazine Flipbook Version

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