This fall is the fourth year of a very successful Hunters for the Hungry program sponsored by Lanier Branch Quality Deer Management Association and Southern Heritage Land Company .
Has anyone been squirrel hunting yet? The season opened on Aug. 15 and stays open until Feb. 28 and the daily bag limit is 12 per person. There is no better way to introduce a kid to hunting. Drive up to the Northeast Georgia mountains where it will be about 5-10 degrees cooler, especially at the higher elevations. There are plenty of squirrels up ...
So you heard some coyotes howling or maybe even saw a coyote the other day. They sound just like wolves howling and are most often heard at dusk when they emerge from their dens to begin hunting. What kind of threat do they pose to you, your children or your pets? What about wildlife? Read on.
Have you seen any panthers, pumas, painters, cougars or mountain lions lately?
Bears are in the news again; on TV it is mostly in Gwinnett and Cobb Counties so far this year. But, according to DNR Wildlife Biologists Kevin Lowrey and Scott Frazier, Hall and surrounding counties have also had their share of less advertised bear activity and sightings including one near Lula and one near Wauka Mountain.
Spring has finally sprung here in Northeast Georgia.
Despite the rainy weather forecast for this weekend, all of the Northeast Georgia sportsmen and women promise to be in a spring outdoor mood and ready to drag out shotguns, fishing rods, crickets, corn, turkey calls and owl hooters…maybe not exactly in that order.
By spending more than 30 years as a wildlife biologist here in Northeast Georgia, I learned a few things about wildlife and their movements.
If you ask anyone in these parts what has happened to quail, they will quickly answer, "too many predators," and rattle off hawks, coyotes, free-ranging house cats or any number of predatory culprits.
With Christmas dinner digested and wrapping paper cleaned up, it is time to end 2008 and start 2009 right with a good system for feeding our feathered friends.
It's hard to believe that December is almost here.
If ever there was a month to honor our deer, it would have to be November, the peak of both breeding season and hunting season.
New Hunters for the Hungry Program by Quality Deer Management and Southern Heritage Land Company
Are you worried about snakes? You probably shouldn't be, because most snakes are harmless to you and actually perform a service to us by eating rodents, insects and even other snakes. Most snakes, when given the opportunity, will quickly leave the area and run for cover. Coiling and striking are usually defensive maneuvers reserved for last resort.
Black Bears have certainly been in the news again lately.
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