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Staying Safe While Hunting From a Tree Stand: Review Tips

Statistics each year reveal that almost half of all hunting incidents are due to falls or other safety issues with tree stands, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Following are recommended tips for keeping you safe while utilizing tree stands for hunting: When using a non-climbing portable or ladder stand, hunters should securely… Read More »

Georgia’s Archery Deer Season now underway

Hunters utilizing archery equipment will get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 9, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Last year, 139,043 archery hunters harvested just over 50,000 deer. Statewide, hunters can use archery equipment throughout the entire 2017-2018 deer season. “Archery season is an excellent time to… Read More »

Georgia DNR Quota Hunt Applications Start June 1

Apply for Quota Hunts Starting June 1 SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (5/23/2017) Beginning June 1, hunters can apply electronically for quota hunts including adult/child, deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “A quota hunt allows for a predetermined number of hunters on a particular area, creating quality hunting… Read More »

SWGA Hunters Show Up for Public Meeting in Moultrie

Approximately 65 hunters met at Southern Regional Technical College in Moultrie on Tuesday night for public input about hunting regulations for the upcoming seasons.  Approximately 20 hunters voiced concerns about various topics including bear hunting seasons in the Southern Zone, WMA regulations and the dates of deer season, particularly the season ending too early in most southwest Georgia… 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 »