GON January 2022 Issue

GON Staff | January 5, 2022

Donald Peppers and his Morgan County 14-pointer are entered in Week 7 of Truck-Buck. See more Truck-Buck entries

Photo by Brad Gill


January 2022: Vol. 36, No. 1

January Feature Articles

Public-Land Squirrels With World Champ Dog
Hunting squirrels with a dog is great fun for kids and adults, and as this hunt shows, public land works great for squirrel dogging. 

Lake Allatoona Wintertime Spots
Andrew Murphy marks a map with 10 GPS locations to set your winter pattern for Allatoona spotted bass on deep brush and rock. 

Mountain Grouse — Ghosts Of Craytonia
The high mountain community of Craytonia is gone. Sadly, Georgia grouse too are now mostly just a memory.

VOTES: Voice Of The Educated Sportsman
Time to Rate Your Deer Season—let’s see how this deer season stacks up. Other survey questions on CWD, Governor’s race.  

Hunt Advisors Report From The Deer Woods
Our GON Hunt Advisors file their season wrap-up reports.

Truck-Buck Contest Weeks 10-13
Big buck entries from late November and early December.

GON’s Youth Big-Buck Contest
Kids have their own contest with weekly winners and a grand-prize Shoot-Out. Here are the youth entries from weeks 10-13.

Middle Georgia Bear Hunt Results
The one-day bear season for select counties of middle Georgia.

Lake Oconee Winter Linesides
The action for striped bass and hybrids heats up as temperatures take a nosedive. Guide Doug Nelms shows how to catch ’em.


January 2022 News

Not-Dead Buck Gores Hunter

8-lb. Oconee River Bass A Spot/Shoalie Hybrid

On The Cover: Pepper’s Morgan Co. Brute

Truck-Buck Scoring Info

Garry’s Outdoor Kicks & Grins: Guns, Rods And Roses

Dial A Tracking Dog

Days GON By: Looking Back At GON Stories
30 Years Ago: Randolph County’s Mega Buck

January 2022 Departments

Letters To The Editor

Wild In The Kitchen: Deer, Wild Hog Tamales

Fishing Reports

Hunter’s Journal: Den Holder

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy-Cam

Scrapbook Photos

GON Outdoor Kids: WRD’s Hunt and Learn In Treutlen County

Kids Outdoor Outpost And Word Search

Game Warden Reports

Editorial-Opinion: The Last Outdoor Magazine

Daryl Gay’s Back Page: Outdated And Proud

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