GON October 2020 Issue

GON Staff | September 30, 2020

October 2020 Feature Articles

Decoding The Rut
Learn science of the rut to help put a mature buck in your sights.

Christmas In October For Saltwater Action
Fishing in Christmas Creek will be excellent this month.

Aging Sportsmen Stay In The Hunt
Getting old can be tough, but it doesn’t have to end your hunting.

Scouting & Updates From The Deer Woods
Hunt Advisor Team provides reports from across the state.

GON 2020 Rut Map: Plus Strategy To Hunt Thick Areas During Your County’s Rut Peak
This hunter concentrates on thickets more suitable for rabbits than the open powerlines and fields some rut hunters seek.

Shallow Bite For Bartletts Ferry Fall Bass
Adam Byrd marks a map with 10 October locations.

Georgia Counties Ranked For Big Buck Chances
All 159 counties get a score for big-buck production in past 10 years.

Truck-Buck Contest Kicks Off 2020-21 Season
Who will win a Mathew’s bow and spot in the Shoot-Out for a John Megel truck with the best buck of Week 1?

Gator Season Produces Georgia Giants
Several alligators more than 13 feet long were taken this year.

County-By-County All-Time Rankings
GON compiles and ranks the best bucks ever from all Georgia counties.

Ocmulgee National Park & Preserve Proposed
Effort includes plan to incorporate WMAs and Bond Swamp.

GON’s Fall Fiction: Part 3 Of “Traditions”
The story of a bygone era in north Georgia collides with a modern quest for a giant mountain buck.


October 2020 News

No. 1 Buck Ever Buck From Clay County

Hunters… Look Out For Big Argentine Lizards

Ryan Locke Named Georgia Game Warden Of The Year

48-lb. Flathead Cat Sets West Point Record

Story Of Washington County’s Stolen Record Buck That’s Still Missing

Youth Big-Buck Contest Week 1 Entries

Buying Land: Partnering With Friends

Deer Tracking Dog List

Days GON By: Looking Back At GON Stories
30 Years Ago: Troup Trophy Takes Truck- Buck II
Georgia Trappers See Fall In Fur Prices
Man Bikes From Snellville To Redlands, Kills Buck
20 Years Ago: Travis “T-Bone” Turner Involved In Button Buck Chase
Have You Seen This Stolen Deer?
32-Year-Old Pick-up Rack
10 Years Ago: Kendall Golightly 13-pointer


October 2020 Departments


Fishing Reports

Wild In The Kitchen: Orange Glaze Dove Grill

Hunter’s Journal: Lake Seminole Gator Goes 13-2, Killed In Last Minutes Of Hunt

Realtree Kids Scrapbook

Georgia Spy-Cam


GON Outdoor Kids & Calendar: Hey Kids, Watch For Weird Things In The Woods

Tournament Reports

Cast For Cash Fishing Tournament Calendar

Kids Outdoor Outpost And Word Search: Blessed Even In The COVID Struggle

Game Warden Reports: B.F. Grant Poachers Shoot Fawn From Car Sunroom

Editorial-Opinion: Georgia Mourns Stan Elrod

Daryl Gay’s Back Page: Cornball Construction On The Dove Field

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