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Tony Peeples donated a fishing charter for the GHFF EXPO silent auction, the participates had a great fight for 2hr 35mins landing this 10ft Lemon Shark

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Welcome to GHFF

The Georgia Hunting and Fishing Federation is a grassroots organization that is committed to promoting the outdoor sports. Founded in September 2003 hunters and fishermen from all over Georgia organized and held a rally in Blackshear, GA. with nearly 5000 folks in attendance. From this start GHFF has formed local chapters all over the state. The GHFF has worked with the legislation and DNR to preserve and protect some age old hunting traditions and to implement some changes to improve hunting and encourage kids to get involved in outdoor sports. The GHFF Expo is held each year to promote awareness of our organization and expose the public to the latest equipment and opportunities available in the great outdoors.





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GEORGIA HUNTING & FISHING FEDERATION
PO BOX 154
HOBOKEN, GEORGIA 31542
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Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation's Hunters Dream Raffle - June 2018

JOIN THE FIGHT OR LOSE YOUR RIGHT!

Hunters Dream Raffle - June 2018

Prizes & Winners
Noon Day Cash 3 Picks of the Georgia Lottery
Winning Number: 687
Saturday ~ 06/30/2018
Beretta A300 12 Gauge Shotgun Black Synthetic
Tim Perry ~ Cordele, Georgia

Winning Number: 674
Friday ~ 06/29/2018
Taurus Judge Public Defender 45LC/410
Randall Beasley ~ Rincon, Georgia

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Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation - 1 Day Benefit Fox Hunt Results - Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation

The Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation One day benefit was held on May 11th & 12th

At the United Fox Pen in Swainsboro, GA. The pen was in excellent condition and the running was second to none. A huge "Thank You" goes out to Ronnie McMillan, Larry "Rawhide" Bundrum & Sonny Cerny for allowing GHFF to hold this event. Would also like to thank Kenny Lewis for his support as Master of Hounds and Jim Cox as judge for the Bench Show and all of the volunteers their time as hunt judges. Georgia, Florida, Alabama & South Carolina were well represented as there were 205 hounds entered in the event. The hunt was run under National HGA Rules. There was a full class of hunting and the Speed & Drive took 215 to enter and 350 to win.

The raffle was the highlight of the morning as the hunters were awaiting the tallying of scores. There were a total of fourteen stud dog breedings donated by Dewayne & Billy Clark, Kenny Williams & Mark Ridaught; Chris Oglesby, Jerome Rowe, Kyle Ladner, Bobby Parker, Gary "Gator" Deloach, Ronald Cercy & Jason Eddins.

The sponsors for this annual event are...
Randy McGovern with Showtime
Mike Carr with Pride
Specialty Feeds
Kenny Williams with Magnum
Ijon Webb Farm Supply
Ivey's Outdoor Supply
Troy Johnson with Johnson Dog Supply
Jonathon & Robby Black with Ringtail Hunting Supply
Ronnie McMillan, Sonny Cerny & Larry "Rawhide" Bundrum – United Fox Pen
Quick Track
The Chase
The Hunter's Horn

The success of the GHFF One Day Benefit Hunt would not be possible without the help of this tremendous team of people. It is all greatly appreciated.

Hunt Results

Place Dog # Dog Name Bloodline Kennel
First 887 Morrison's Sydney Morrison's Bossman X Morrison's Wild Thing GCS Kennels – Ridgeville, SC
Second 7 Patrick's Shorty D&S Dandy X Wardens Molly J&E&J Kennels – Guyton, GA
Third 44 Sourth Bryan Holly Berry B&B Texas X Valenine's Blue Berry South Bryan Kennels – Richmond Hill, GA
Fourth 884 Morrison's Sally Morrison's Bossman X Morrison's Wild Thing GCS Kennels – Ridgeville, SC
Fifth 62 Gaskins Gadget Crisco's High Roller X Hutto's Bonnie Orange Shirt Mafia – Moncks Corner, SC
Sixth 776 Patrick's Scooter D & Sdandy X River Rd Maty May J&E&J Kennels – Guyton, GA
Seventh 3 Bobby's Sallie Mae Bobby's Dillenger X Gator's Snow Girl Bobby Parker – Ludowici, GA
Eighth 754 Yancey's Smokey Bryant's Simon X Fieldall's Mimi GA July Kennels – Fitzgerald & Dacula, GA
Nineth 555 New River Rooster CH John's X-Man X New River Lipstick New River Kennels – Lake Butler, GA
Tenth 144 Wicked Walker's Black Eye RD Bochephus X Jaycee's Shelby Wicked Walker Kennels – Cross City & Cross Creek, FL
BEST IN SHOW 314 Nesmith's Thumper Mincey's Crash X Nesmith's Daisy Glen Nesmith – Statesboro, GA
BEST OPPOSITE SEX na Johson's Giddy Up Girl Lake Hill's Millionaire X Lake Hill's Ashley Tillman Johnson – Loganville, GA
BEST MOUTH 576 Patrick's Elmore na x na J&E&J Kennels – Guyton, GA
CLASSIEST HOUND 19 Big Dog's Water Boy na x na Big Dog Kennels

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Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation - 18th Annual Dogwood Classic Fishing Rodeo - Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation

18th Annual Dogwood Classic Fishing Rodeo Draws Record Crowds and Lands Record Fish

By: Janet Studstill

The crowds lined up at the registration booth early for the Dogwood Classic Fishing Rodeo which began at 8:00 a.m. at Tygart Park on May 5. Children from ages 4 – 13, who had pre-registered for the annual event, received a rod and reel combo, T-shirt, tackle, bait and goodie bags. The City of Nashville and Nashville Police Department, hosts of the event, had prepared 250 gifts for the pre-registered children and by the time the pond was open to fishing, the gift sets had been distributed. Those who had not registered were not turned away, so it is safe to say over 250 children participated in the event. Approximately 200 children took part in the 2017 fishing rodeo.

Nashville City Council Alderman, Scott Stalnaker was excited and pleased with the turnout this year stating, “If the event gets any larger, we are going to have to move to a larger pond. I have already discussed moving the location to a pond the City owns which is bigger.”

NPD Chief Chuck Edwards agreed that a larger pond may be needed.

"The event has really grown and was probably close to capacity." Edwards said. "It takes a certain amount of room for the kids to cast their lines and it was definitely crowded."

In addition to the gifts received for pre-registering, lunch was also provided to the fishermen and families. Those who were winners in each age and fishing categories also received great prizes donated by the event sponsors.

Winners in the Casting Contest were: Ages 3-6 - Carson Rentz; Ages 7-9 - Jacob Robinson; Ages 10-12 - Reid Robinson; and Ages 13-18 - Logan Williford.

The biggest fish overall was caught by five year old, Luke Presley with a 10 lb. 5 oz. monster catfish.

The biggest fish in the age 3-6 category was Luke Stone with a 8 lb. 5 oz.; Age 7-9 - Andreu May - 5 lb. 8 oz.; Age 10-12 - Jackson West - 8 lb.; and Age 13-18 - Logan Williford - 9 lb. 7 oz.

Sponsors of the annual Dogwood Classic Fishing Rodeo are Chief Chuck Edwards and the Nashville Police Department; Sheriff Ray Paulk and the Berrien County Sheriff's Department; Georgia Department of Natural Resources; Georgia Hunting and Fishing Federation; Chaparral Boats, Inc.; Nashville-Berrien County Rotary Club; AD Probation; Berrien Chamber of Commerce ; Magic Bait Company; ZEBCO Family Fishing Program; Citizens Bank; Buddy's Home Furnishings; Rest EZ Waste; Lunker City Fishing Specialties; Watson's Pools and Patios; Ronnie Gaskins/GHFF; Adel Outfitters; Lovein Funeral Home; Lott Pest Control; Coastal Engineering; Coyote MFG. Co.; Nashville Bag Company; Hanson Carter Real Estate; Dogwood Pharmacy; Martin Motors; Dr. Jeff Cox; Fred's Department Store; R.M. Luke; Stacy & Larry Rowe; Off the Hook Seafood; Gold Creek Surplus; The Welding Shop and; Mitchell O. Moore, PC.

The T-Shirt illustration was created by Nashville Police Department, SGT. Chris Youngblood.

"I would like to thank all of the sponsors, parents, participants and especially the volunteers for making this year's event successful and we look forward to the 19th Annual Dogwood Classic next year!" stated Chief Chuck Edwards.

Chief Edwards Fishing Rodeo Winners

Photo courtesy of Vicki Harsey - My Georgia Hometown magazine

Nashville Police Chief Chuck Edwards (back) is shown with the overall winners in the Dogwood Classic Fishing Rodeo on May 5. Shown L-R are: Age 3-6 winner - Luke Stone - 8 lbs. 5 oz.; Age 7-9 winner - Andreu May - 5 lbs. 8 oz.; Biggest Fish Overall - Luke Presley - 10 lbs. 5 oz.; Luke's father, Joel Presley; Jackson West - 8 lbs.; and Logan Williford - 9 lbs. 7 oz.

Casting Winners

Photo courtesy of Vicki Harsey - My Georgia Hometown magazine.

Casting Contest winners were Front - Age 3-6 - Carson Rentz; Second Row L-R: Age - 7-9 - Jacob Robinson; Age 10-12 - Reid Robinson; Age 13-18 - Logan Williford; and Sponsor, Ronnie Gaskins - Georgia Hunting and Fishing Federation. Back Row L-R: NPD Chief Chuck Edwards and Barry Danforth - Georgia Hunting and Fishing Federation.

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DNR Law Enforcement Division - Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation - DNR Law Enforcement Division

DNR Law Enforcement Division

DNR Law Enforcement Division

HIRING

Do you enjoy the outdoors? Do you enjoy serving others? Are you interested in a very rewarding and unique law enforcement career? If the answer is yes to these questions then we have good news...GA DNR Law Enforcement is HIRING. Go to the careers page of the DNR Law Enforcement Division website at www.gadnrle.org/careers-le to get more information on minimum qualifications, how to apply and our hiring process. We are accepting applications for the 2019 Game Warden Academy until May 31, 2018.

LICENSE PLATE

Do you know one of the best ways to protect our natural resources and to support the Game Wardens who enforce the conservation laws? Buy a Georgia DNR Law Enforcement License Plate. When you purchase the Game Warden plate, you can be assured that the funds received by the Division will go directly to protecting our beautiful natural resources. Visit www.gadnrle.org and click the license plate at the bottom of the page for more information

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Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Resources Division
Proposed Regulations

Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Resources Division

Proposed Regulations

Hunting
The purpose of hunting regulations is to manage Georgia's game birds and game animals according to principles of sound wildlife management and to meet public objectives for use of these renewable natural resources.
View Proposed Regulations
This proposed regulation modifies the department rule establishing the northern and southern zones as it relates to statutory legalities for hunting deer over bait. Changes to the existing rule are responsive to an Executive Order directing an expansion of the zones relating to hunting deer over bait to meet public objectives for use of the white-tailed deer resource. The comment period for this proposed regulation change closes on June 26, 2018.
The department will hold 2 public hearings to accept public comment on the proposed regulation. The public hearing dates/locations are:

June 19
7pm
Armuchee High School Auditorium
4203 Martha Berry Highway NW
Rome, GA

June 20
7pm
Augusta Tech Auditorium
388 Tech Dr. NW.
Thomson, GA

Submitting Comments

You may submit input for consideration into the development of proposed hunting regulations or, when proposals are available, comments regarding proposed hunting regulations in the following methods:

Email: gm.comments@dnr.ga.gov
Phone: 770-918-6404
Mail: Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division/2067 US Highway 278 SE/Social Circle, GA 30025

Fishing

Proposed Regulations
The Wildlife Resources Division and Coastal Resources Divisions are proposing several amendments to Commercial Fishing Rules 391-2-4 and 391-4-3. House Bill 208, signed into law by Governor Deal on April 25, 2017, resulted in significant changes to Title 27. These changes include the creation of a seafood dealer license and commercial species endorsements for the personal commercial fishing license; both of which will allow for improved management of commercial fishing in Georgia. The proposed amendments will align the regulatory definition of a seafood dealer with the legislative definition, create a definition for landed, modify reporting requirements and create 12 species endorsements required of commercial fishermen harvesting saltwater species. Three commercial species endorsements will also be created for commercial freshwater fishing in Rule 391-4-3.

View the Notice of Proposed Regulation Change outlining the public comment period and public hearing location and date. Complete details of the proposed rule change can be found on the Coastal Resources Divisions website.

Submitting Comments

Comments on the proposed rule changes closed on October 2, 2017.

Nongame

Proposed Regulations on Freshwater Turtle Regulations
The purpose of these regulations is to establish procedures for the export, farming and sale of native fresh-water turtles pursuant to O.C.G.A. 27-3-19.1. The following regulations prescribe the rules and regulations necessary to administer the export, farming, and sale of native fresh-water turtles under sound wildlife management practices.

View the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

Submitting Comments

Comments on the proposed rule changes closed on March 8, 2018.

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Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Resources Division
Proposed Regulations

Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation - Tift-Turner Chapter News Letter - Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation

GHFF - Tift-Turner Chapter News Letter GHFF - Tift-Turner Chapter News Letter GHFF - Tift-Turner Chapter News Letter

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Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation - Waterfowl Hunters can make plans earlier in the year:
DATES AND SEASON REGULATIONS APPROVED

WATERFOWL HUNTERS CAN MAKE PLANS EARLIER IN THE YEAR: DATES AND SEASON REGULATIONS APPROVED

Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Resources Division

Waterfowl hunters in Georgia can do something in May that they formerly were not able to - make season hunting plans. Thanks to a new earlier approval process by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations were approved for the 2016-17 season by the Board of Natural Resources.

"The 2016-17 migratory bird hunting season will remain similar to previous years, including an early teal hunting season and special youth hunting days," said Greg Balkcom, state waterfowl biologist for the Wildlife Resources Division. "There is one noteworthy change this year, and it affects sea duck hunters who hunt offshore. The daily bag limit for sea ducks has been reduced to five and can include no more than four scoters, four eiders, or four long-tailed ducks."

MORE INFORMATION

Full News Release on Approved Waterfowl Regulations/Dates
2016-17 Waterfowl Dates/Limits
Buy a Hunting License

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30-30 Ministries - Youth Hunts - Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation - Club - 30-30 Ministries - Youth Hunts

30-30 Ministries Free Youth Hunts

30-30 Ministries Georgia Camp Registration
To enter the drawing for Crappie Camp - Turkey/Trout Camp - Turkey Camp
parents need to sign their kids up at www.3030ministries.org.

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To keep dog hunting legal and restore the right to have fox pens in Florida

Keep Dog Hunting Legal

To help protect our right to dog hunt in southern states this will be shared. Florida lost the right on fox pens and this is a chance to regain the ability dismiss this rule. (68A-24.002 and 68A-9.002, F.A.C.,) that allowed for chasing foxes/coyotes in an enclosure.

That's why I signed a petition to Florida wildlife commission and Florida state legislature, which says:
"To keep dog hunting legal and restore the right to have fox pens in Florida"

Will you sign this petition?
Click here

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C. Mo's Kids - C. Mo's Kids - C. Mo's Kids - C. Mo's Kids - C. Mo's Kids

C. Mo's Kids

Our mission is to enrich the lives of special needs children by providing life-changing outdoor experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering, in a safe and accommodating environment. Our desire is to foster the development of self confidence and self-reliance through the provision of outdoor adventures including hunting, fishing and camping.

About C. Mo's Kids
C. Mo's Kids
PO Box 3068
Kingsland, GA 31548

Founder - Winston Barlow - 912-552-1820
President - Jamie Shuler - 912-276-4659

C. Mo's Kids - Douglas Georgia Face Book C. Mo's Kids - Camden County, Georgia Face Book C. Mo's Kids - Northeast Florida Face Book C. Mo's Kids - Oklahoma Face Book

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Hunters Helping Farmers - Hunters Helping Farmers - Hunters Helping Farmers

Hunters Helping Farmers - Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Hunters Helping Farmers

Hunters Helping Farmers is a new private lands initiative opportunity that seeks to match up hog hunters in the same county with farmers that need assistance with hog removal. This initiative is a partnership effort between the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources in order to help landowners manage the damaging impact of feral hogs.

This initiative is a partnership effort between the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources in order to help landowners manage the damaging impact of feral hogs.

Hunters Helping Farmers - Farmers/Landowner Application - Hunter Application

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Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation - Club

Georgia Trappers Association

Georgia Trappers Association

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Advertise with Georgia Hunting & Fishing Federation
We have attracted Hunters from all around the Country
Know you can let them find your Business or Organisation with just a Click on your Logo.

Contact Ronnie Gaskins for Details
advertise@gh-ff.org
229-445-0804


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