Episode 7 – Deer Tracking Dogs With Ken Parker

Episode 7 – Deer Tracking Dogs With Ken Parker

Podcast
Listen Now Show Notes In this episode of the Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast, we'll be talking to Ken Parker about deer tracking dogs — how to train them, how to find one this season, and common mistakes deer hunters make prior to calling one in. There's also some great information for all deer hunters on reading a deer's reaction to the shot and the blood to determine where the deer was hit and how to proceed. Important Show Links Ken Parker's Dog Training YouTube Videos Georgia Blood Trailing Network Facebook Group Georgia Afield's Deer Tracking Dog List Georgia Afield Facebook Page Georgia Afield Facebook Groups Georgia Deer Hunting (family friendly) Georgia Turkey Hunting Georgia Hog Hunting Georgia Public Land Hunters Georgia Bowhunting & Competitive Archery Support the Podcast If you…
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Episode 6 – Running Trail Camera Surveys for Deer

Episode 6 – Running Trail Camera Surveys for Deer

Podcast
Listen Now Show Notes In this episode of the Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast, we discuss how to conduct a trail camera survey on your hunting property. A trail camera survey can give you valuable information on your deer herd, like deer density, buck-to-doe ratio, fawn recruitment and even some age structure information. It's not a complicated process, and one that every deer manager should try. Important Show Links QDMA Trail Camera Survey Computation Form Georgia Afield Facebook Page 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…
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Changes in Store for Georgia’s 2019-2020 Hunting Seasons

Changes in Store for Georgia’s 2019-2020 Hunting Seasons

DNR News
The 2019-2020 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available online and in various retail establishments. This guide provides important information on season dates, bag limits, hunting licenses, wildlife management areas, quota hunts, youth opportunities and much more.  You may view, download and print the guide at https://georgiawildlife.com/hunting/regulations. Pick up a printed copy at Wildlife Resources Division offices and license vendors throughout Georgia. Some of the major changes to the hunting regulations this year include: New Public Hunting Opportunities: Several new (or additions to existing) properties will be available, including Canoochee Sandhills WMA (Bulloch/Bryan counties), Bullard Creek WMA (Appling County), Rum Creek WMA (Monroe County), Berry Creek Area (Monroe County), and  Lanahassee WMA (Webster County). More about each property at www.georgiawildlife.com/allwmas. Air Guns: Air guns are legal weapons for hunting…
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Episode 5 – The Georgia Wildlife Federation With President & CEO Mike Worley

Episode 5 – The Georgia Wildlife Federation With President & CEO Mike Worley

Podcast
Listen Now Show Notes In this episode of the Georgia Afield Hunting Podcast, you’ll learn about all the various programs and events that the Georgia Wildlife Federation (GWF) is responsible for. We talk with the GWF President & CEO Mike Worley about Georgia Hunters for the Hungry, the Georgia R3 (Recruit, Reactivate and Retain) Initiative, as well as the upcoming Buckarama event that will take place in Perry on August 16-18. Important Show Links Georgia Wildlife Federation Georgia R3 Initiative Georgia Hunters for the Hungry Buckarama Georgia Afield Facebook Page (for Buckarama ticket giveaways) 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…
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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

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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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