GON January Issue 2024

GON Staff | January 1, 2024

Vol. 38, No. 1

Smisson Ridgon was just 14 when he arrowed this Houston County 13-point buck this season.

Photo By Scott Hodges


January 2024 Magazine Flipbook Edition

January Feature Articles

Red Oaks Plantation Is A Worth County Gem
Traveling across the country to hunt big bucks? Some of the best land in the country now offers pay hunts right here in Georgia.

Pitch Docks For Lake Oconee Winter Bass
Conner Lopez sets the pattern and marks a map with the types and locations of Oconee docks for January bass.

Flat Sets For Your Coyote Trap Line
GTA trapper shows how to mix it up for trap line success.

Paradise PFA Ghost Town January Bass
The crowds are missing, but the bass bite is not!

Truck-Buck Contest Weeks 10-13
Late November and early December produce lots of great bucks.

Hunt Advisor Reports From The Deer Woods
GON Hunt Advisor Team recaps the deer season across the state.

Big Bucks Are Individuals
Think a big buck follows a script? Thing again.

Big Buck Down… Handled The Right Way
The story of a Harris County double drop-tine buck is an example of how to handle a hard-hunted buck being taken by a neighbor.

Wingbone Turkey Calls And A Life Outdoors
Some are fortunate enough to possess one of Brad Campbell’s hand-made wingbone turkey calls.

Lake Eufaula Crappie Wintertime Bite
Guide Ryan Nix can find schools of January crappie bunched up on trees, and he get bites even when the fish are finicky.


January 2024 News

More Cases Of CWD Confirmed In Alabama

Carroll County Hunter Shoots Red Stag

Large Invasive Land Crabs Spotted In Georgia

VOTES Survey & Rate Your Deer Season

Youth Fighting Cancer Downs Huge Buck

Youth Big-Buck Contest Entries For Weeks 10-13

GON Big-Buck Contest Scoring Events

Days GON By: Looking Back At GON Stories
30 Years Ago: Hunter Falls On Rattling Antler
Son Hoping For A Miracle In Finding His Dad’s Georgia Deer Mount



January 2024 Departments

Letters To The Editor

Hunter’s Journal: Bow Buck Named ‘Wide Load’

Wild In The Kitchen: Venison Crockpot Stew

Fishing Reports

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy Cam

Scrapbook Photos

GON Outdoor Kids: Young Hunter’s Triumph: Hunter Rowan’s Quest For Piebald Buck

Kids Outdoor Outpost & Word Search

Conservation Law Enforcement Corner: Coosa River Anglers Way Over Lineside Limit


Daryl Gay’s Back Page: Wimmens. Deer Variety


January 2024 Magazine Flipbook Version

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