GON March 2016 Issue

GON Staff | March 10, 2016

March 2016: Vol. 30, No. 3

March is time to get stoked for turkey season. Spring is coming, and along with gobbles it brings great fishing, too. Gotta love March in GON country!

Photo By Tommy Kirkland

March Feature Articles

The 2016 Georgia TURKEY SPECIAL
Poult numbers improve, but still way off past numbers.

Fishing Lanier For Striped Bass In March
Trip won at GON’s Outdoor Blast produces 38-lb. striper. 

The Ph.D. Gobbler From Johnson County
A 12-year-old hunter and a tough old tom go to school.

Georgia’s Record Gobblers
A world record atypical highlights this look at turkey records.

Bobcat Pounces On Turkey Hunter
Meriwether County hunter silently stalked while calling.

Offshore For Bull Redfish
Capt. Judy’s catch-and-release fun for the redfish of a lifetime.

Wild Hogs Under The Federal Gun
Millions being spent to control feral hogs. Talked about options include aerial sniping from helicopters and a “toxicant” to kill pigs.

Win The Marathon, Get The Gobbler
Turkey hunting can’t always be a sprint—most times it is not.

Lake Oconee’s Pocket Bass
March means bass are moving in. Here are 10 good locations.

Fort Stewart’s Legendary Fishing
The many lakes and ponds at this southeast Georgia military installation produce monster bass and more.

Trout On The Lower Toccoa
Fish for trout in the 15-mile stretch below Lake Blue Ridge.

The Ogeechee Saltwater Shad Run
American and hickory shad run up the rivers in March.


March 2016 News

Record Crossbow Buck From Gwinnett County

Strange Striper From Sweetwater Park Lake

Hunting Granny Bags A Big Buck

Nice Union County Buck For Wheelchair Hunter


March 2016 Departments

Letters To The Editor

Hunter’s Journal: Liesl The Dachshund Helps Find Franz’s Buck

Wild In The Kitchen: Roast Duck & Wild Rice

Days GON By

Fishing Reports

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy-Cam

Scrapbook Photos

More Scrapbook Pics

Kids Outdoor Outpost And Word Search

Game Warden Reports: Franklin County Poacher Caught

Editorial-Opinion: Loss of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Daryl Gay’s Back Page: Wicked Water Musings


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