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SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW), which includes two free fishing days, provides an excellent reason to get outside and take advantage of the amazing natural resources available in Georgia.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Whether it is a raccoon rumbling around in a garbage can or a coyote finishing off the pet food left on the back porch, many people have had some sort of human-wildlife conflict issue.

Social Circle, Ga
Brunswick, GA
Social Circle, Ga
FOLKSTON, GA

The top spots continue to fall as Georgia waters keep yielding record fish!

MANSFIELD, GA

Do you have an older kid or teen that would rather be outdoors than inside? We have the perfect summer solution for them.

Brunswick, GA
SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Kids want and need your time. So, make time for a lifetime memory for you and your child at a Kids Fishing Event!

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Test those angling skills this year and grab yourself a Georgia Bass Slam!

MANSFIELD, GA

Mark your calendars because it is time to get “wild” at the Keeping Georgia Wild Family Festival at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center near Mansfield, Georgia, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Social Circle, Ga
SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The Canada goose is an adaptable bird that can thrive everywhere from open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.

Forsyth, GA
Social Circle, Ga

The viral disease called highly pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in bald eagles in Georgia and has likely undercut nesting success for eagles in the state’s coastal counties, according

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Warmer Spring temperatures means you might get a chance to see all types of wildlife that have not been as visible throughout the winter months, and that includes possible sightings of black bears.

Social Circle, Ga

Four budding bird artists have been selected as T-shirt Art Contest winners in Georgia’s 16th annual Youth Birding Competition, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

Social Circle, Ga
Brunswick, GA
SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

In the spring, it is not unusual to see young wildlife that appear to be alone.

Gainesville, GA

Warmer days and trout stocking trucks hitting the road signal abundant trout fishing opportunities across North Georgia.

Albany, GA

A two-year bass tagging project on the Flint River conducted by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) and Auburn University is currently underway.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Time to talk turkey, and some changes in hunting regulations.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Headed to the woods in search of Ole’ Tom Turkey this Spring?

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Do you need hunter education before heading out in pursuit of a gobbler? You have options!

ROME, Georgia

Georgia anglers are on a roll. Within the last four months, three new state records have been caught! The latest state record fish is a longnose gar, caught by Rachel Harrison of Adairsville.

Social Circle, Ga

REGISTER ONLINE BY MARCH 31 FOR DNR BIRDATHON

Social Circle, Ga
SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

The statewide turkey hunting season opens April 2, 2022.

MIDVILLE, GA

In just over one year, the same river produces two state record hickory shad. Timmy Woods of Kite, GA was out fishing on the Ogeechee River when he reeled in the new state record hickory shad.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Anglers, the weather will eventually warm up so be sure to start planning those upcoming fishing trips.

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA

Last year, more than 200 anglers reeled in a Georgia Angler Award for their outstanding catches and got rewarded for it!

ATLANTA, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced the selection of the 2021-2022 Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program “Conserve Georgia” grants for conservation and outdoor recreation projects.