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Georgia gets new outdoor water use rules

...place on their customers. At the highest level, the rules end automated outdoor watering and limit hand watering and food-plot irrigation to certain times of day.In the worst droughts, customers will be charged extra to encourage them to cut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-30/georgia-gets-new-outdoor
Mysterious movement of whitetail bucks is studied

...Many hunters in the South rely on food plots to concentrate deer, especially...McCoy's study shows bucks do indeed use food plots, and that bucks of all age classes actually increase the frequency of food plot visits as the season progresses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-11-15/mysterious-movement-whit
Georgia wildlife programs should expect a financial boost in 2014

...filling right now, but there are things we haven't been able to meet," Will said. "We have infrastructure needs, food plots, wildlife openings and just maintaining the roads in WMAs."Georgia officials also have plans to acquire additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-12-28/georgia-wildli
Mature whitetails scarce in first weekend of deer season

...So far, I see plenty of acorns, but dry weather has made late summer browse in the clearcuts brittle and dusty. Food plots are up, but sadly lacking in water.Stated simply, we need rain.Most of the does I saw opening weekend had little...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2010-10-23/mature-whiteta
Rob Pavey | Outdoors | Sports
Pavey: A cure for the outdoorman's blues

...Saturday morning.? Make venison jerky to give to friends who have been nice to you.? Comb the thickets around your food plots to find sheds ? which typically offer insight into the bucks you will be hunting this fall. SHOTGUN...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2013-01-19/pavey-cure-outdoormans-b
The nose of a buck can rarely be fooled

...best hunt so far was over a green patch on a powerline. A brisk left-to-right breeze gave us a clean shot at the food plot directly in front.Soon, a doe appeared across from us, pointing her nose skyward. She was a fat one -- perfect for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2010-11-13/nose-buck-can-rarely-be-
Outdoors | Sports
Powerlines give, take from wildlife

...whitetails.Can you imagine how many hunters have had an opportunity to see or take deer on these openings? Or how many food plots, dove fields and turkey plantings these lines have helped create? It's one more thing we hunters have to be thankful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2010-11-20/powerlines-giv
Rob Pavey | Outdoors | Sports
Deer baiting bill debate remains heated

...such as the potential for spreading disease by concentrating deer in smaller areas."It decreases the inventive for food plots, which offer a good supply of food long after the season," Hamilton said. "It also means a person with access to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2011-03-12/deer-baiting-b
Rob Pavey | Outdoors | Sports
Hunting season is upon us

...frown upon.Scouting? Haven't really done any. New camos? Nope.I haven't helped the guys clear roads or plant food plots, either.In fact, until last week, my boots and hunting gear were right where I left them in January: in my basement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2011-10-15/hunting-season
Quality connections

...he enjoys the social aspects of the club more than the hunting. "I got a tractor. I do a lot of the plowing of the food plots," he said. Mr. Muns missed the first days of deer season this year. He was playing with his 18-month-old grandson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2009-11-02/quality-conn
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