Tag Archives: Deer

Hunters! Deer Archery Season Opens Sat., Sept. 10

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (8/31/2016) Archers will get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 10, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Last year, 132,641 archery hunters harvested more than 66,039 deer. Statewide, hunters can use archery equipment throughout the entire 2016-2017 deer season (ending Jan. 8, 2017). “The early… Read More »

Drivers urged to be on lookout for deer crossing roadways this fall

New map breaks down county-by-county when drivers should be more vigilant Athens, Ga. — Fall is prime breeding season for deer across Georgia. It’s also when drivers are more likely to hit deer that run into the road, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. UGA researchers have completed a county-by-county analysis of when motorists… Read More »

Georgia Man Ordered to Pay $1.6 million in Deer Trafficking Case

Georgia Man Ordered to Pay $1.6 million in Deer Trafficking Case News Release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Ohio Benjamin N. Chason, 61, of Climax, Georgia pleaded guilty and was sentenced in U.S. District Court for three charges related to violating the Lacey Act. Chason was ordered to pay $1.6 million in fines… Read More »

Don’t Let the Deadline Pass: Apply for GA Deer Quota Hunts Now

Looking to participate in a deer quota hunt this fall? Be sure to get online soon! An online quota application must be received before midnight September 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “Georgia’s well-managed properties offer some of the best deer hunts in the state,” said John Bowers, chief of the Game Management Section.… Read More »

Multi-Agency Two-Year Study on Coyotes Begins in 2015

Coyote. The word can bring a multitude of reactions – curiosity, respect, fear, suspicion – depending on your level of interaction with this animal. A new multi-agency study, scheduled to begin in 2015, will help answer many coyote-related questions, including determining what types of resources, such as prey availability and hiding cover, are important to coyotes when establishing… Read More »