Editor’s Note: Luke Roberts, 16, of Martin, was the 2012 winner of GON’s Youth Big-Buck Contest. He collected his grand prize in October when he went deer hunting with the fine folks at Woods-N-Water outfitters in Johnson County. Luke scored on a nice buck and sent GON the following diary.
Oct. 17, 2013: We arrived at camp and settled in around 9 p.m. I looked at all the mounts and photos on the walls. My dad and I...
An Georgia-based youth hunting and fishing ministry, 30-30 Ministries, is now collecting items that will be auctioned off by the Ward Auction Company (Georgia Auctioneer License # AU-C002893) in Cordele, Ga. on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.
“We are thrilled to be working with the great sportsmen in south Georgia who approached us with the idea of an auction to raise money for 30-30 Ministries,” said Brad Gill, of Eatonton.
Brad is the director of the ministry and editor of Georgia Outdoor News magazine.
He launched 30-30 Ministries in 2011 as a way to set up hunting and fishing weekend camps for kids through partnerships with landowners, hunting clubs, anglers, sportsmen’s groups and churches.
“We provide youth and their parents with one- to three-day, all-expense-paid hunting or fishing experiences,” said Brad. “We furnish participants with lodging, food, drinks and places to hunt or fish. We...
So, you’ve made managing your deer herd on your beloved piece of hunting property a priority. You read everything you can get your hands on about deer management. You’ve attended deer-management seminars. You plant high-protein food plots. You kill does as recommended to get your...
Here's GON's 2013 Dial-a-Tracking Dog and Deer Coolers lists. Some folks have dropped off the lists this year, but there are some new faces, as well. If you have a deer down, these lists should provide everything you need to find it and get it to a cooler for storage or processing.
To add a dog or processor to either list, call GON at (800) 438-4663.