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National Hunting and Fishing Day

Southeast Georgia Events

Event Information for Southeast Georgia::

Outdoor Adventure Day/JAKES Day

Dean Barber or WRD Waycross Fisheries Office

229.533.4792 or 912.285.6094


Fishing Activities 7:30 AM – 12 noon


JAKES Day Activities

Registration at 9 AM

Events 10 AM-2 PM

Paradise PFA

Bring the kids for a day of outdoor family fun! 

Fishing (fishing activities begin at 7:30 am):

·         Adult/child fishing event at Lakes Cup, Saucer and Bowl (kids should be age 15 and under).

·         Instructional bass fishing excursions (call ahead to reserve a time-912.285.6094).

·         Lake Horseshoe 6 will be open to fishing for everyone.

JAKES Day events include: Steve “the Snakemaster” Scruggs Wildlife Program, BB gun-skeet shooting range, archery range, ABAC Forestry Wildlife display, casting contest, and K-9 search and rescue demos. 

There will be a free lunch provided by the National Wild Turkey Federation and a prize drawing at 2 pm.

Kids’ Fishing Event

Jimmy Miller


8 AM – 12 noon

Hugh M. Gillis PFA

This event is for youth age 15 and under.  An adult must accompany children.  Come out and do some fishing with us!


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