GON June 2021 Issue

GON Staff | June 1, 2021

GON June 2021
Volume 35, No. 6

A well-stocked freezer is a sportsman’s advantage. Now’s the time to get after catfish, a Southern staple, for fun and freezer meat.

Cover Photo By  Allie Shubert


June 2021 Feature Articles

Georgia Trout Treks
June is a prime month for exploring all of the river, stream and small-lake options for north Georgia mountain trout fishing.

Topwater Time For Lake Seminole Bass
10 GPS locations to set your June pattern on Big Sem.

Small Lake Profile: Piedmont Refuge Lakes
Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge just north of Macon is known for great hunting, but the fishing can be a hidden gem.

About That Timber Cut
The timber industry in Georgia is huge, and sustainable harvest of timber is vital for our economy—and for wildlife.

Playing The WMA Quota Deer Hunt Game
There is some excellent public-land deer hunting available on state-managed WMAs, and the quota hunts can be prime.

Fishing High Falls Lake
This middle Georgia state park offers good fishing for bass, crappie, catfish bream and even linesides.

Altamaha River Catfish Day & Night—Plus Statewide Meat Trips
The river monsters don’t just bite after dark.

Eufaula Blue Catfish Fire Up In June
As blue cats come off the beds, Team Atkins will be up the river drifting and dragging their tourney-winning techniques.

8th Annual Coyote Cull Entries Coming In
Twice the prizes and now a third month to enter.


June 2021 News

Ag-Pro GON Outdoor Blast Is Back!

Yonah Invitational Turkey Calling Championships Coming To The Blast

Artifact Adventure Weekends

Co-Angler Scores $65K National Title

14-lb., 9.6-oz. Bass Sets New Tired Creek Record

Gov. Kemp Attends SCI Sportsman’s Banquet

Dove Opener Now Starts At Daylight

Ware Co. Gobbler No. 5 All-Time

Buying Land Series: The Survey Is Golden

Days GON By: Looking Back At GON Stories
30 Years Ago: Governor Asks Group To Find 100,000 Acres Of Land To Buy
Deer Limit Jumps To Five

20 Years Ago: Giant Georgia Cats
High Falls Flathead Record Goes 60 Pounds

10 Years Ago: 100 Years Of Georgia Game Wardens


June 2021 Departments

Letters To The Editor

Wild In The Kitchen: Pan-Seared Striped Bass

Fishing Reports

Fishing Tournaments & Cast For Cash Calendar

Hunter’s Journal: Ladies Tag Team Brooks County Gobbler

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy-Cam


GON Outdoor Kids & Calendar: Haralson County Fishing Event

Kids Outdoor Outpost And Word Search

Game Warden Reports: Lanier County Gator Poached; Are Cellular Trail Cameras Legal?

Editorial-Opinion: Inflation Slams Corn, Lumber and GON

Daryl Gay’s Back Page

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