Tag Archives: Georgia Department of Natural Resources

March is a Prime Time to Fish for Crappie in Georgia

Get out on the water now because the time is right for cool weather crappie fishing, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “If you need information on some fantastic ‘hot spots’ for crappie fishing, we have it” said Matt Thomas, chief of fisheries management. “And when you go, be sure to bring a… Read More »

2018 Georgia Fishing Regulations Now Available

Anglers can find all necessary 2018 fishing information in the new Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “Any angler that is looking for new places to fish, changes to laws and regulations or other information should begin with this publication,” said Matt Thomas, Chief with the WRD Fisheries Management… Read More »

Still time to go duck hunting this winter in Georgia

With waterfowl hunting season opening Sat., Nov. 18, duck and goose hunters across Georgia should face much better hunting conditions than last year, according to experts with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).  “Last year many of the managed wetlands that provide habitat for migrating and wintering waterfowl on state-operated Wildlife Management Areas were… Read More »

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 »