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SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 29, 2016)

Each year, the fourth Sunday of September brings National Hunting and Fishing Day. On this day, celebrated Sept. 24 this year, everyone can enjoy any of 10 FREE scheduled celebratory events, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. 

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 29, 2016)

Ladies, if you are uncertain where to begin when thinking about outdoor activities, the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is a great place to start! This program provides a practical introduction to a wide variety of outdoor recreational skills and activities.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 24, 2016)

Do your Labor Day plans include throwing out some fishing line for your favorite catch? We have great news for you! For the first time in five years, Georgia Public Fishing Areas (PFAs) are scheduled to be open every Monday and Tuesday, beginning Labor Day Mon. Sept. 5.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 18, 2016)

A redesigned version of Georgia's popular eagle-and-flag license plate is now available -- which is good news for wildlife conservation efforts the tag supports.


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 18, 2016)

Hunters, be sure to get online soon and get your quota application submitted for a Georgia deer hunt! An online quota application must be received before midnight September 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 18, 2016)

So, you completed the Hunter Education course - now what? Take your knowledge to the next level by attending a Hunter Education Field Day.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 17, 2016)

Gather friends and family and get ready to head to the dove fields for the opening day of dove season. Who will be with you? The Georgia dove hunting season opens at noon on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 17, 2016)

Hunters in need of the Georgia hunter education course  have two options - completely online or a classroom course, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 12, 2016)

Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Mark Williams has announced the appointment of Rusty Garrison to serve as the Director of the Wildlife Resources Division of DNR.

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. (August 12, 2016)

Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa has woven into its identity the legend of a giant turtle that saved Native Americans. Now the Young Harris resort can add another rare, if much smaller, turtle to its story.


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