Georgia Bear Hunting

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…

By Rhett Strickland | February 27, 2013

Twiggs County Bear Has Tracking Collar

I grew up hunting deer and other small game and always dreamed of getting a chance at a…

By Daryl Kirby | January 10, 2013

Booner Bear Found At Ocmulgee WMA

On Nov. 21, Jimmy Rhodes, of Chester, and his buddy Frog Mullis, owner of Frog’s Buck Shop Taxidermy…

By John Trussell | November 29, 2012

14 Bears Killed On One-Day Middle Georgia Bear Hunt

Hunters got their second chance at middle Georgia bear hunting on Nov. 10 in Houston, Bibb and Twiggs…

By Brad Gill | October 31, 2012

Giant Bear Comes From Clinch County

The biggest bear GON has heard about so far this season was taken by Danny Taylor, of Ailey….

By Nick Carter | May 31, 2012

Hunt North Georgia’s Growing Bear Population

Black bears in metro Atlanta? Georgia’s bear population is on the rise, and these highly mobile critters are…

By Daryl Gay | October 26, 2011

Wounded Black Bear Mauls Hunter

“When I heard the commotion, I spun around. I had thought the bear was dead, but he was…

By John Trussell | July 28, 2011

South Georgia’s Monster Bears

They grow them really big in south Georgia, and we are not talking about football players, sweet potatoes…

By Nick Carter | January 25, 2011

New Bear Limit Rolled Out at Regs Meetings

A doubling of the bear limit, banning dog training on Chattahoochee National Forest and the plan to charge…

By Nick Carter | October 29, 2010

Bear Populations, Harvest Number On The Rise

Kill a Georgia Mountain Bear Since the late 70s, when WRD began managing the bear harvest, the idea…