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I've been wondering if we have any GCO members here who are gearing up for hunting season. I've hunted most of my life and look forward to deer season for bow and gun as well as quail and turkey seasons.

The biggest hurdle here in Georgia has been finding good hunting land and good hunt clubs with members who can appreciate an Italian from New Jersey! :lol: If anyone here has any good leads or personal recommendations, they'd be greatly appreciated. Of course, a pile of dirt somewhere on the property with a couple hundred yards in front of it would be a fun place to unleash the ARs in between seasons too.

PS: I may not speak with a southern twang, but I make one helluva chicken parmigiana and nobody can come close to my lasagna!!! :wink: :D
 

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I am of course chompin at the bit for hunting season to start. Not a member of any clubs so I'm limited to my wifes uncles land and public land unless some kind soul were to invite me to hunt thier place....
 

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I've wanted to get into hunting. I've never done it. There's one for Bryan/Screven/Bulloch counties, I do believe. I think I remember seeing it advertised on TV a few times. I guess I could rig the mag caps for my AK to start, haha.
 

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unless some kind soul were to invite me to hunt thier place....
USMC, I see it didn't take long for you to figure out what my original post was REALLY about! :lol: :lol: :cheers: :righton:
 

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budder said:
I'm not particularly interested in hunting, but it is a skill I'd like to have at least rudimentary knowledge of, so if any of you are interested in teaching a newbie, let me know!
Be careful its addictive. I hunt public land(when I have the time and money) we can probably work something out.

First step get your hunters certification.

http://georgiawildlife.dnr.state.ga.us/content/displaycontent.asp?txtDocument=306
That is a lifetime certification, correct?
 

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its suppose to be Joisey :p

Hunting is addictive - I sat in corn fields & woods in NJ & PA with a recurve bow and then went out during shotgun season.

I'd love to try a dove shoot if ya'll know anyplace that appreciates a nice Italian girl from NJ ;)

I've hunted for deer, fox, pheasant & shot a ram - but never dove. Dove looks like a fun time. I'd wouldn't mind going for a turkey hunt.

the way the woods have been cleared recently around the acworth (hwy92) area near allatoona I wouldn't be surprised if there's some good deer seen in the public land around allatoona. We're already seeing deer running the fields behind my subdivision & my house borders the army corp properties by the lake. So I'm guessing the deer are scrambling to find a new home


Bulldawg? did you hunt in NJ?
 

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I just learned something new.. thank you

I didn't realize if one wants to hunt on public land in GA - the hunter education course is required. I miss the date by *cough* 3 yrs

do I understand correctly if you hunt on private land no course is required. just buy the license/tags

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I'm working on the online certification now. I have to do that, print some stuff out and show up at a class next month.
 

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Claire said:
I just learned something new.. thank you

I didn't realize if one wants to hunt on public land in GA - the hunter education course is required. I miss the date by *cough* 3 yrs

do I understand correctly if you hunt on private land no course is required. just buy the license/tags

ptsmith24 said:
I'm working on the online certification now. I have to do that, print some stuff out and show up at a class next month.
No the course is required to get a license. However there is an exemption for us old farts.
 

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Bulldawg182 said:
I've been wondering if we have any GCO members here who are gearing up for hunting season. I've hunted most of my life and look forward to deer season for bow and gun as well as quail and turkey seasons.

The biggest hurdle here in Georgia has been finding good hunting land and good hunt clubs with members who can appreciate an Italian from New Jersey! :lol: If anyone here has any good leads or personal recommendations, they'd be greatly appreciated. Of course, a pile of dirt somewhere on the property with a couple hundred yards in front of it would be a fun place to unleash the ARs in between seasons too.

PS: I may not speak with a southern twang, but I make one helluva chicken parmigiana and nobody can come close to my lasagna!!! :wink: :D
PM me and I will tell you about our hunting club, we do still have one opening. :rifle:
 

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Bulldawg? did you hunt in NJ?
Claire,

I've been out of NJ for 25 years, although my family is still spread from Manasquan to North Bergen. I used to hunt all over NJ when I was young but when the urban sprawl took over most of the good private land and it resorted to the WMAs, I bugged out. I had a really good deer lease up in Stillwater, NJ for a lot of years and pheasant hunted primarily in Flemmington....but I'm sure those places are gone now.

I grew up in North Bergen, NJ, (not Bergen county). If you come into NJ via the Lincoln Tunnel, turn right and go about through Hoboken to enter North Bergen. I like to refer to it as the "armpit of New Jersey"....although I wouldn't have wanted to grow up anywhere else.

How bout you?
 

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I just happen to know when some Hunters Education classes are available... :wink:

And the instructor is awesome, not to mention a good looking devil.
 

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Claire said:
I just learned something new.. thank you

I didn't realize if one wants to hunt on public land in GA - the hunter education course is required. I miss the date by *cough* 3 yrs

do I understand correctly if you hunt on private land no course is required. just buy the license/tags

ptsmith24 said:
I'm working on the online certification now. I have to do that, print some stuff out and show up at a class next month.
The course is required no matter if your hunting public or private land. It is good for life and in all fifty states and the providences of canada.
 

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USMC - Retired said:
I just happen to know when some Hunters Education classes are available... :wink:

And the instructor is awesome, not to mention a good looking devil.
I think I know the instructor you're referring to. Does he live down south? No longer in active service Marine? Fundraising chair for GCO? Really ugly face?
 

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budder said:
USMC - Retired said:
I just happen to know when some Hunters Education classes are available... :wink:

And the instructor is awesome, not to mention a good looking devil.
I think I know the instructor you're referring to. Does he live down south? No longer in active service Marine? Fundraising chair for GCO? Really ugly face?
You had it right up to the last sentence. Must be someone else...
 

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I am too old for the course (pre 1961) :lol: and my wife is against hunting :x :oops: as well as guns in general! :banghead: :censored:
 
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