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There is an incredible opportunity coming to Putnam County’s Rock Eagle during the week of July 12-17. Presented by Steve Scruggs and...

What a blessing it is when we get to report on a hunter doing the right thing. I’m sure it happens often, but so many times those stories go...

Another new river record has been broken, making it the sixth new fish this year to earn a spot it GON’s Georgia Lake and River Records list....

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Sheepshead On The Wrecks And Jetties
Some things in this world are very predictable. It will be cold in the winter and hot in the summer. In between those two extremes, fish and game are much more active and easier to target. Well, the weather has warmed, the water temperature has come up, and the fish are on the move. This month is one of the best months to fish the Georgia coast. Fish—more specifically sheepshead—are on the move, and they are hungry!

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...

The Hunt For Kong
The boar stood just 4 yards away, and his massive size was nearly overwhelming. Missing him at this range would be like missing a minivan. But before we go any further, there is simply no way to get to the end of this crazy story without going back to the very beginning in the fall of 2011.
Lake Weiss Crappie Up Tight Or Trolled
The reputation of Lake Weiss as one of the country’s most consistent crappie producers is well deserved. Slab after slab, year after year, the 30,000-acre lake in northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama at the head of the Coosa River chain reinforces its reputation and its nickname of Crappie Capital of the World.

April is perhaps the month that reputation best manifests...

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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