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Winter is a Prime Time for Crappie Fishing

The brief Georgia winter provides a great opportunity to get excellent results for crappie fishing, and several reservoirs across the state offer rewards for anglers willing to brave the bitter…

Hunters Ready for 2012 Firearms Deer Season

Hunters Ready for 2012 Firearms Deer Season

While archery and primitive weapons season occur first, many hunters anxiously wait until the opening day of firearms season to get into the woods. That wait is almost over…

Tree Stand Safety

Hello, this is Ranger Barry Britt of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, wildlife resources division asking you to practice tree stand safety this hunting season. Please follow these safety…

Bill Allowing Use of Silencers on Hunting Firearms Passes Senate

ATLANTA (January 31, 2012) – The Georgia Senate passed SB 301 today, which if enacted, would allow the use of a firearm silencer for hunting purposes. The bill passed on…

Governor Signs Proclamation for National Hunting and Fishing Day

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (Sept. 15, 2011) -In celebration of the passion for the outdoors that you share with 64 million other Americans, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources…

DNR Board Approves Waterfowl Season Regulations

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 31, 2011) – The Board of Natural Resources recently approved the 2011-2012 waterfowl hunting regulations. “There are no changes to the 2011-2012 migratory bird and waterfowl…