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Vineyard Mountain Trail Reopens January 1, 2019

Take a hike!

The Vineyard Mountain Trail reopens on January 1, 2019 following scheduled hunting activities in the area.  If “absence makes the heart grow fonder,” you’ll love walking that path more than ever in the New Year.

Georgia’s Wildlife Harvest Summaries

A friend from The Dancing Deer Forest ~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

A friend from The Dancing Deer Forest ~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland Our friends with the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) have compiled zillions of random facts in their Wildlife Harvest Summaries, along with information about harvesting other wildlife near Lake Allatoona and statewide, and boiled it down into an understandable format that is useful to hunters. For […]

Apply Online for Quota Hunt Permits in Georgia

Not all game hunting  in Georgia is subject to quotas.

Applying for a quota hunt permit has never been easier.  You can now apply online in just minutes for deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others for both children and adults, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. A quota hunt is a scheduled event at a Wildlife Management Area or other […]

Turkey Season Opens in Georgia on Saturday March 21, 2015

This is an owl. ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Turkey season opens in Georgia on Saturday, March 21st 2015. No, you can’t shoot owls.  I didn’t have a turkey picture and I just took the shot of the owl on the right.  So I used the photograph of the owl and killed two birds with one stone.  Sort of. Have you been practicing your turkey […]

Fred Hays ~ 2014 DNR Law Enforcement Investigative Ranger of the Year

Ranger Fred Hayes ~ 2014 DNR Law Enforcement Investigative Ranger of the Year

Ranger First Class Fred Hays was named DNR Law Enforcement’s Investigative Ranger of the Year for 2014 by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division. Ranger Fred Hays is assigned to Jasper County. To catch poachers and other wildlife violators, Rangers require diligence, dedication all the way through lengthy criminal investigations.  Ranger Fred Hays does that and more. […]

Give the Gift of Lifetime Fishing Licenses. Seriously.

Free Ways to Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day

An old friend used to say, “Do your giving while you’re living.  Then you’re knowing where it’s going.”  It’s time for us to do our Christmas shopping, even if we forget the Reason for the Season.  We can get presents for our loved ones that we know will be returned as soon as they can […]

Georgia Hunters for the Hungry Deer Processors

Hunters for the Hungry

Our friends with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources offer deer hunters the perfect opportunity to participate in the Georgia Hunters For The Hungry program. GHFTH is a partnership between the Georgia Wildlife Federation, Georgia Wildlife Resources Division of DNR, and the Georgia Food Bank Association that provides sportsmen a way to donate harvested deer to […]