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Happening This Month - September 2014

Ever wanted to have a fish's-eye view? Check out this underwater camera at Go Fish Eduction Center.

Dove season opens Sept. 6, and deer archery season begins Sept. 13. View the Regulations.

Migration has birds on the move and birdwatchers on alert. Help conserve our nongame birds!

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SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 9, 2014)

You will find fun events, plenty of activities and recognition geared for outdoor enthusiasts at one of the many FREE celebrations scheduled for National Hunting and Fishing Day, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. 


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 9, 2014)

Recent proposed changes to Georgia fishing regulations regarding bass length limits were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources and will become effective as of Sept. 17, 2014.  Areas affected include Lake Oconee, the lower Ocmulgee River and upper Flint River. 


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 9, 2014)

As the seasons transition from summer to autumn, it is time to prepare for a favorite time of year for many hunters.  According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, archers get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, Sept. 13. 


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 9, 2014)

Don’t forget to print a new deer harvest record and have it with you as you head to the woods on the opening day of deer season, reminds the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 9, 2014)

Tree stand use is popular with hunters during deer season.   However, with falls or other incidents accounting for almost half of all hunting incidents, improper or unsafe use of a tree stand can cause you to become a hunting incident statistic.  So, be smart and be safe when using a tree stand.  


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 9, 2014)

Deer archery season begins on Sat., Sept. 13 – do you need a hunter education class?  


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 3, 2014)

Make your plans!  Waterfowl hunting season dates and regulations have been approved for the 2014-2015 season by the Board of Natural Resources.  


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 29, 2014)

Have satellite, will travel and luckily, will provide data.  Mottled ducks along the Georgia coast are being outfitted with satellite transmitters in a new, cooperative research project between the University of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 25, 2014)

A snake disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia.

 


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 22, 2014)

September is rapidly approaching, do you know where you will be on opening day of dove season and who is headed out with you?  The Georgia dove season opens at noon on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.


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