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Motorists are urged to exercise caution during the fall season as this is a time of peak deer activity, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
This hunting season, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is joining with the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) to remind hunters that safety remains at the core of America’s hunting traditions.
With the groundbreaking ceremony taking place today, trap and skeet enthusiasts will have a new range to visit when the Union County Trap Range is completed, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Wildlife Resources Division.
The north Georgia mountains make a great fall destination, and what better excuse to plan a trip than to take advantage of the many available trout streams, including five delayed harvest trout streams that open Nov. 1?
Each year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division recognizes anglers for outstanding catches. Anglers who catch a fish that meets or beats a specific weight or length limit for that species are eligible for a free Angler Award.
Hunters in Mitchell County have a brand new public hunting area available this season! Jackson Farms has 567 acres of upland and lowland habitats and is located northeast of Meigs, along Big Creek and Hurst Tate Road, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
Anticipating more than 5,000 users each year, Rep. Jimmy Pruett, Department of Natural Resources Deputy Commissioner Walter Rabon, Telfair County Commission Chair Pat Ray, and other Telfair County representatives today dedicated the Scuffle Bluff Landing located at Horse Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA), giving boaters, anglers and hunters improved access to the Ocmulgee River.
If you have never had that pre-opening day of firearms deer hunting season feeling, let this be the year you experience it! Firearms deer hunters can take to the woods beginning Sat., Oct. 22 and continue through Jan. 8, 2017 statewide.
While only a small fraction of hunters are ever involved in a hunting incident, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) encourages everyone to review the ‘Four Primary Rules of Firearms Safety’ before heading to the woods.
The week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opens Saturday, Oct. 15. Last year, more than 45,500 hunters took to the woods with muzzleloaders, bringing in over 9,000 deer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).
LIVE Q&A SCHEDULED WITH DNR BIOLOGISTS: Live, on Oct. 11, 2016, from 8 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., we will have a Deer Q&A session with DNR biologists on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Q&A also will be available to view on social media post-event.
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