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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 Education 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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TIFTON, Ga. (September 22, 2014)

In addition to the current 480 acres of water open to fishing, Paradise Public Fishing Area (Berrien County) will re-open the 28-acre Horseshoe 5 lake at sunrise on October 1, 2014, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. 


TIFTON, Ga. (September 19, 2014)

Promoting the vital role of controlled burning is on the agenda for the annual meeting of the Georgia Prescribed Fire Council. The meeting is Sept. 25 in Tifton.

 


SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (September 18, 2014)

Hunters, ever asked yourself “when does the rut happen in my part of the state?”  If so, you are in luck.  Staff with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division recently updated the statewide rut map (www.georgiawildlife.com/rut-map) with brand new information and it is ready for you! 


PERRY, Ga. (September 15, 2014)

A new underwater camera at the Go Fish Education Center in Perry is streaming video of some of Georgia’s most popular sport fishing species live and in high definition.


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?  


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