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Jessica Worthington, of Acworth, wants fellow hunters to know the dangers of carbon monoxide when staying in tents and campers during hunting...

The grand prizes in GON’s annual big-buck contest are certainly impressive—a new Chevy Silverado pickup truck and a Beast hunting buggy....

On Sunday night, Aug. 23, DNR's Law Enforcement Division named Corporal Casey Jones from Murray County as their 2015 Ranger of the Year. Corporal Bob...

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BEAST Makes Truck-Buck Even Better
GON just gave away another 4x4 Chevy pickup truck to a deer hunter. Who wouldn’t love a new truck?

Or for that matter, who wouldn’t love a new a Beast hunting vehicle, or a Browning rifle or Mathews bow?

For the 27th straight year, GON is hosting its Truck-Buck contest, the premier big-buck contest in the South, and likely in the entire country. There are 95 prizes that will be given away in this...

Will Altman Wins GON’s Youth Shoot-Out
Will Altman, 12, of Statesboro, wasted little time going to Adventure Outdoors in Smyrna with $3,000 in his pocket. Will was enjoying his big shopping spree less than 24 hours after winning GON’s Youth Big-Buck Contest Shoot-Out on July 24 at GON’s Outdoor Blast at the Gwinnett Center.

For winning the Youth Shoot-Out, Will also won an additional grand prize—a dream deer and hog hunting trip with Woods-N-Water in Wrightsville. In addition to some quality father-and-son stand time, Will and his dad will be staying at a remote and quiet lodge, will be well fed, and they get to fish during the middle of the day.

“Will had the time of his life spending his winnings at Adventure Outdoors. What a dream experience. Christmas came early!” said Amy Altman, Will’s mom. “He is also looking forward to another dream experience with Woods-N-Water Hunting and Fishing Adventures when he gets to spend a weekend in the woods doing...

Bow Practice Like You Hunt: Making Every Shot Count
Most of us were taught growing up that practice makes perfect. For most things in life, this is pretty sound advice, but when it comes to bowhunting, not all practice is equal.

There was a time, not too long ago, when archery practice consisted of a couple of square bales of straw and...

Redfin Pike: A Return To Creek Fishin’ Roots
Redfin pickerel, or the redfin pike as the ol’ timers call them—do they still exist? Or, are they simply forgotten? Have most of the small flowing waters they once flourished in long ago silted in and quit flowing? I’ve fished all over Georgia from trout up high to jackfish in the Okefenokee, and until recently I had yet to snag one.

I can’t recall how many...

GON's Tracking Dogs & Deer Coolers Lists
Here's GON's 2014-2015 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.
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