Georgia Bear Hunting

By Hunter Galloway | October 3, 2017

Georgia’s Heaviest Bear

Tim Watson, of Dillard, got settled in his stand around 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30 in hopes

By Brad Gill | January 26, 2017

WRD Hunt Meetings Discuss Either-Sex Deer Days, Bears, Doves & WMAs

WRD hosted eight hunt-regulations meetings last month to discuss the 2017-2019 hunting regulations. Attendance ranged from 18 to

By Daryl Gay | December 2, 2016

Record-Class Bear From South Georgia

It had been a long summer for Leta Carter. The 30-year-old south Georgia mother of three from Folkston

By Amber Roberts | October 27, 2016

Slow Start For Georgia Bear Season, But Some Giant Bears Taken

Even though several big bears have been killed, WRD reports a slower-than-normal archery bear season. “Our harvest record

By Jordan Davis | February 25, 2016

Jasper County Bear Cub Likely Part of Central Georgia Population

Hunters in Jasper County got quite the surprise while rabbit hunting on Feb. 16. Andy Wheat, of Buckhead, had…

By John Trussell | January 8, 2016

12 Bears Taken On Middle Georgia Hunt

WRD Senior Wildlife Biologist Bobby Bond called it right. He said with record warm temperatures pushing 80 degrees,…

By Jordan Davis | December 3, 2015

560 Pound Bear Hit In Charlton County

Andrew Johnson, 18, of Folkston, had an unusual encounter with a Charlton County bear the evening of Nov….

By Jordan Davis | September 30, 2015

Bow Bear Taken In Rabun County May Have Been New State Record

A giant bear has been killed in Rabun County! In fact, had the north Georgia bear been weighed…

By Brad Gill | December 10, 2014

One-Day Central Georgia Bear Hunt Dec. 13

Central Georgia hunters who hunt on private lands in Bibb, Houston or Twiggs counties will have a one-day…

By John Trussell | January 3, 2014

Only One Bear Killed During The Special One-Day Hunt In Middle Georgia This Season

Justin Sapp, of Cochran, is one patient bear hunter. Two previous years, he was on the stand many…