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Delayed Harvest Trout Streams Open November 1st

Robert's Secret Trout Stream ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Saturday, November 1, 2014, is going to be a big day for trout anglers in Georgia because that’s when fishing reopens on five delayed harvest trout streams. The weather is going to be a bit nippy in the morning, but the fantastic scenery and the thrill of going after a trophy trout will make it a […]

Deer Hunting Season for Archers Begins on 9-13-14

Deer that glow in the dark would make driving easier and hunting safer.

Fall begins on Tuesday, September 23rd 2014.  To some, that means cooler temperatures, shorter days and colorful leaves.  To hunters, autumn means it’s deer hunting season. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division says archers get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, September 13th. Last year, 118,238 archery hunters harvested […]

Dove Hunting Season Opens September 6, 2014

Doves are lovely birds and great targets.

  I’m not sure who decided to use doves to represent: “a supporter of peace: someone who supports peace and the use of peaceful measures to avoid confrontation or war,” but it wasn’t a hunter. To hunters, doves represent something to be blasted out of the sky with just enough firepower to have something left […]

Win a Free Georgia Lifetime Hunting & Fishing License

Don "Mister Bass" Poole ~~ Photograph by Captain Hook Sutherland

Georgians have the chance to win a lifetime hunting and fishing license in the next edition of the Lifetime License Contest sponsored by the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation. Participants can fill out an entry form by visiting the Wildlife Resources Division Facebook page. Click Here for the Wildlife Resources Facebook Page “This has become a […]

New Deer Hunting Regulations for 2013


Georgia’s laws pertaining to deer hunting will change a bit on Sunday, December 1, 2013, for the 300,000 hunters who pursue the state’s most popular game animal: the white-tailed deer, many of whom hunt near Lake Allatoona. A new regulation has changed the number of available days to take deer of either sex, depending on the type […]

Live Chat: Quail Hunting Season 11-14-13

Brown Quail

Quail hunting season begins in Georgia on Saturday, November 16, 2013 and extends through the end of February of 2014. To help you prepare, you’re invited to join in on a live Internet chat with Private Lands Program Manager Reggie Thackston on Thursday, November 14th at 3 PM EST. In addition to an in-depth look […]

Time to Get Quacking for Duck Season

Duck Season in GA begins November 23, 2103.

‘Tis the season to start dreaming up another bulletproof excuse to get out of work for the opening of duck season. Yes, November 22nd is National Start Your Own Country Day, but other hunters are going to get busted for using that trick, and who’s going to believe you need time to celebrate National Cashew […]

Delayed Harvest Trout Streams Open 11-1-13


Thursday, November 1, 2013, is the opening day for fishing on five delayed harvest trout streams in North Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “Trout streams are designated as seasonal, year-round or delayed harvest, with different streams offering varying populations of rainbow, brown and brook trout,” said John Lee Thomson, […]

Firearms Deer Season Opens 10-19-13

Far Side Cartoon by Gary Larson

We’re well into football season and the World Series isn’t far away.  That, of course, means the wait is almost over as firearms deer hunting season begins Saturday, October 19, 2013. The season ends on two different dates: Through January 1, 2014 in the Northern Zone and Through January 15, 2013 in the Southern Zone. “Regulated hunting […]

Archery Deer Hunting Begins 9-14-13

Errol Flynn was the world's best Robin Hood.

It’s that time of year when men — who are otherwise incapable of such simple tasks as picking up their beer cans, knowing when a diaper needs to be changed or how to empty a dishwasher — head into the woods before dawn to sit almost motionless for hours in trees smelling like a deer in heat, so they can […]