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We didn’t publish this as an advertisement for AVIAN-X turkey decoys, but I suspect they’ll sell a few because of it. We just thought...

John MacKay, of Lawrenceville, was fishing on his lunch break with co-worker Blake McGee, also of Lawrenceville. Both work at Cisco in Gwinnett County...

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Allatoona’s Homeless Spring Spotted Bass
Lake Allatoona has a reputation for being super tough and very selfish with its quality bass. Some even go as far as to call it the “Dead Sea,” but it is far from that. Hopefully this article will shine some light onto what the bass on Allatoona will be doing as we look at the types of places you can find them and the lures you can use to catch them.

To start, we need to put ourselves in the so-called...

Youth
A Path To The Pros
Most young bass fishermen at some point dream of becoming a professional angler in the future. A very few will make that dream a reality. The idea of fishing every day, winning tournaments and being admired by other fishermen is enticing. But it is a hard life, and you must work hard—even in high school and college—to make that dream come true.

Fishing almost every day in tournaments and practicing for them sounds great. But it means long, hard days on the water no matter what the weather. And most who dream of this life don’t think about the travel to lakes all over the country. The drives are very long, with little sleep, and anglers are often away from family and friends all during the tournament season.

Even in the off season a successful pro will spend many hours away from home while working shows. Presenting your sponsor’s products at boat shows, fishing shows and other events is critical for success, but it means even more...

Hunting
Learning To Hunt Turkey Flocks
Opening day of turkey season often varies in terms of what can be expected. I have witnessed openers where solo gobblers came running in to the call, piles of jakes were chasing each other and fighting, or groups of hens were by themselves. However, more often than not I seem to witness large flocks...

Fishing
Troll Now For Sinclair’s Prespawn Slab Crappie
Troy Thiel is attempting to tell me how simple it is to catch crappie trolling on Lake Sinclair.

“People make it harder... there’s a fish... than it really has to be. All you need to do... there’s another one...”

Being interrupted by slab crappie is not a bad thing, even at the beginning of the lesson. Troy had launched his Ranger boat from the...

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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