GON October 2018 Issue

GON Staff | October 8, 2018

On The Cover: Jordan Cox, of Sylvester, with his 15-point Worth County buck killed opening morning of archery season. With nine points on one side and six on the other, the buck was known as “96.”

October 2018 Feature Articles

The 2018 Georgia Rut Map
Know when the traditional peak of the deer rut occurs where you hunt to take advantage of pre-rut and chasing action.

The Bone-Crusher Buck From Coweta
A look back at the greatest whitetail stories of Georgia’s past.

Fall Is Flounder Time On The Georgia Coast
There’s far less fishing pressure and plenty of flatfish to catch.


Use Smoke As A Cover To Fool A Deer’s Nose
“Smoking yourself” before a hunt works for these hunters.

Bow Season Reports From The Deer Woods
The Hunt Advisor Team gives reports from across Georgia.

Hartwell Bass On The Fall Feed
10 locations with GPS coordinates to see your October pattern.

2018 Big-Buck Production Rankings For All Georgia Counties
How does your county stack up? GON crunches the data with a formula that gives every Georgia county a score.

Truck-Buck Record Shattered During Week 1 Of Archery Season
Super-hot temperatures didn’t deter Georgia bowhunters!

Fall Fiction Series: “The Homecoming”
Part 3 of GON’s 5-part fictional hunting story.

Topwater Techniques For Fall Bass
It’s topwater time! Get on the water and have some fun.

GON’s Youth Big-Buck Contest
Kids have their own big-buck contest.

GON’s All-Time County-by-County Rankings
See the top bucks ever recorded from each Georgia county.


October 2018 News:

North Georgia Motorsports Gives Away $15K Kawasaki Mule

Coyote-Takers Calendar: October Is Time For Calling

Wound Warrior Retreat Hunt Dates Set

DNR Looking To Hire Game Wardens

Darden Dove Shoot Hosts Real Heros

Lost A Blood Trail? List Of Deer Trailing Dogs

Days GON By: Looking Back At GON Stories
10 Years Ago: One Rattlesnake Was Actually 21 Snakes
Archer’s Arrow Shoots Into His Hand
20 Years Ago: John Seginak Feature Article On Rattling Bucks
30 Years Ago: 185-Inch Jones County Bow-Buck

October 2018 Departments:

Letters To The Editor: Kemp Right For Georgia Governor

Fishing Reports

Wild In The Kitchen: Orange Rosemary Grilled Doves

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy-Cam


GON Outdoor Kids: TeenPact Visits Old Hudson Plantation

Tournament Reports: BFLs On Lanier and Hartwell; Sinclair ABA-AFT

Kids Outdoor Outpost And Word Search

Game Warden Reports: Clinch County Night Hunters

Editorial: Kavanaugh Confirmation Plays Like a John Gresham Plot

Daryl Gay’s Back Page

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