Episode 4 – Georgia Public Land Deer Hunting: Everything You Need to Know

Episode 4 – Georgia Public Land Deer Hunting: Everything You Need to Know

Podcast
Listen Now Show Notes In this episode of the Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast, we discuss the basics of Georgia public land deer hunting. We go over the various types of deer hunts available, required licenses and permits, how to apply for quota hunts, and some tips to help you be more successful this fall. Important Show Links OnX Hunt app Georgia quota hunt drawing odds Apply for a quota hunt Wildlife management area maps Support the Podcast If you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe to us on iTunes or your favorite podcast platform (links below). Also, we would greatly appreciate any positive reviews on those same platforms! If you have any suggestions for podcast topics or guests, shoot me an email or join us at the Georgia Deer Hunting Facebook…
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Episode 3 – Scouting and Deer Hunting Public Land with Zach Ferenbaugh of The Hunting Public

Episode 3 – Scouting and Deer Hunting Public Land with Zach Ferenbaugh of The Hunting Public

Podcast
Listen Now Show Notes In this episode of the Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast, we talk to Zach Ferenbaugh of The Hunting Public. If you’re not familiar with Zach and The Hunting Public, you need to check them out on YouTube, as well as their other social media channels (linked below). Zach drops a ton of public land hunting information in this episode, walking the listener through the entire process of finding and scouting a new piece of public land. Whether you hunt public land or private, this is one episode you won’t want to miss. Important Show Links Subscribe to The Hunting Public YouTube page! Follow Zach on Instagram Follow The Hunting Public on Instagram Support the Podcast If you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe to us on iTunes or…
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Episode 2 – Videoing and Editing Hunts and Working in the Hunting Industry with Caleb Copeland

Episode 2 – Videoing and Editing Hunts and Working in the Hunting Industry with Caleb Copeland

Podcast
Listen Now Show Notes In this episode of the Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast, we talk to professional videographer and video editor Caleb Copeland of Copeland Creative. Caleb has videoed and edited for some of the top shows in the hunting industry, and shares a wealth of knowledge about selecting the right equipment to video your hunts, tips and techniques for better footage, as well as the current state of hunting industry television. This is a great episode for those who are considering videoing hunts, those already videoing their hunts, or those interested in working in the hunting industry. Important Show Links Follow Caleb on Instagram Check out Caleb’s Redneck Tech Podcast Check out Mossy Oak’s Go app for tons of great hunting and fishing content for FREE! Support the Podcast…
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Episode 1 – Talking Deer With Georgia’s State Deer Biologist Charlie Killmaster

Episode 1 – Talking Deer With Georgia’s State Deer Biologist Charlie Killmaster

Podcast
Listen Now Show Notes On this episode of the Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast, we are talking to Georgia's state deer biologist Charlie Killmaster. We discuss Charlie's role with the Georgia DNR, what data he oversees to manage the Georgia deer herd, the relatively new game check system, chronic wasting disease (CWD), the upcoming deer season, and which Georgia quota deer hunts are best for quality versus quantity. If you're a Georgia deer hunter, you are sure to get a lot of great insight and information from this podcast! I know I did. If you enjoy the podcast, please subscribe to us on iTunes or your favorite podcast platform (links below). Also, we would greatly appreciate any positive reviews on those same platforms! If you have any suggestions for podcast topics…
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5 Reasons You’re Not Filling Your Public Land Buck Tag

5 Reasons You’re Not Filling Your Public Land Buck Tag

Georgia Deer Hunting
[caption id="attachment_400" align="alignnone" width="1136"] The author’s friend Jeff Goins shot this tremendous Georgia public land buck by focusing his efforts in an area that most other hunters overlooked. (Jeff Goins photo)[/caption] Deer season will be here before you know it, and hunters across the country will be heading to their favorite public land destinations. Will it be another season full of regret and unfilled deer tags? Or have you finally taken the necessary steps to ensure a trip to the local taxidermist? Regardless of what you have or haven’t done up to this point, it’s not too late to take the necessary steps to tip the odds in your favor this season. Let’s look at five common mistakes public land deer hunters make and how you can avoid each this…
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2019-2020 Georgia Waterfowl Season Dates

2019-2020 Georgia Waterfowl Season Dates

DNR News, Waterfowl Hunting
[caption id="attachment_292" align="aligncenter" width="1050"] Photo courtesy USFWS[/caption] Waterfowl hunters can begin making season plans now that the 2019-2020 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources. “The 2019-2020 waterfowl hunting season has changed compared to previous years,” said Greg Balkcom, state waterfowl biologist for the Wildlife Resources Division. “The duck hunting season will end on the fixed date of January 31 each year, not the last Sunday in January. The daily bag limit for mallards dropped to two this year, with no more than one hen, and the pintail bag limit dropped to one. These bag limit changes are responsive to population levels for these species.” Behind the scenes, the process used to select the waterfowl hunting regulations in the Atlantic Flyway…
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Changes Coming to 2019-2020 Georgia Dove Season

Changes Coming to 2019-2020 Georgia Dove Season

DNR News, Small Game Hunting
Planning ahead for dove season? The 2019–2020 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations, which includes doves, were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources. Doves are a federally regulated migratory bird. As such, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service annually establishes a framework (opening and closing dates, maximum season length, and maximum bag limits) within which the states must set their seasons. These frameworks are developed with input of state wildlife agencies, and are informed using biological population, harvest, and habitat data. Recent framework changes to the maximum closing date for doves allows Georgia to adjust its dove season responsive to public desires. “For years our dove hunters have expressed a desire to end the dove season later,” said John Bowers, Chief of the Game Management Section of…
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GA Hunting Podcast #00 – Introduction to the New Podcast and Its Host

GA Hunting Podcast #00 – Introduction to the New Podcast and Its Host

Podcast
In this very first episode of the Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast, I'll be introducing you to the podcast format, what's to come, and tell you a little bit of background about myself. I'll also finish out the episode by revealing who our first guest will be on the first actual official episode coming up next week. If you enjoy the podcast or think you will, please subscribe to us on iTunes or your favorite podcast platform (links below). Also, we would greatly appreciate any positive reviews on those same platforms! If  you have any suggestions for podcast topics or guests, shoot me an email or join us at the Georgia Deer Hunting Facebook group. Listen Now  Or Listen to the Podcast at: Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast on iTunes Georgia…
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Official 2019-2020 Georgia Deer Season Dates

Official 2019-2020 Georgia Deer Season Dates

Georgia Deer Hunting
On May 21, the Georgia DNR Board approved the proposed regulations and season dates for Georgia's 2019-2020 deer season. The overall season structure remains the same as last season, with just the normal shift in dates so that all season openers fall on their respective Saturdays. The only big proposed changes were the addition of Bibb, Chatham, Clarke and Henry to the list of counties with an extended archery season, along with several changes to the either-sex dates for some counties. Those approved either-sex dates can be seen below. Always remember to consult with the latest official Georgia Hunting Regulations before heading afield. Those can be found at Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division homepage. Official Georgia Deer Season Dates [table id=33 /] Twelve (12) per season, Statewide. No more than ten…
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5 Great Podcasts for the Southern Hunter

5 Great Podcasts for the Southern Hunter

Brian's Blog
I have to admit, I was a late adopter of the whole podcasting craze. While I enjoy reading about hunting and watching a good hunt, the thought of listening to guys just talk about hunting didn’t appeal to me. But like a lot of things in life, I gave it a try and was surprised to find that I really enjoyed them -- well most of them, anyways. I started off with some of the popular national hunting podcasts, and soon found myself seeking out podcasts that spoke more to my specific interests: hunting public land and, more specifically, hunting in the South.  And while there isn’t an overabundance of hunting podcasts with a southern flair, there are several I listen to on a regular basis that I would highly…
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