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Page 6B Ri porter g, August 7, 2019 MONROE OUTDOORS by Terry W Job n$on 0 If you are planning toRoads in a combination of begin the upcoming sunflower, browntop millet, dove season by tak-wheat, corn, sorghum, and ing part in one of the buckwheat. Georgia Wildlife Resources Division's (WRD) quota dove hunts, you must apply now! The reason for this urgency is all applications to take part in one of these hunts must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 15, Up to three hunters can submit names in the same application. All TERRY W. applications must be submitted via the Intemet. If you would like to submit an applica- tion for this or other quota dove hunts, visit the WRD website (GoOutdoorsGeor- gin.corn). It will provide you with all of the information you should need to apply. However, if you need ad- ditional information, call 1-800-366-2661. Two quota hunts will be held on Monroe County's own Rum Creek Wildlife Management Area. q-he dates for these hunts are Sept. 7 (opening day) and 14. Seventy-five hunters will be selected for each hunt. Area Manager Stanley Kirby has planted the areas 37-acre dove field complex located near the junction of Juliette and Holly Grove If you are looking for another nearby state Mldlife management area where a quota dove hunt will be held on open- ing day, check out the Clybel WMA. Clybel is located east of Forsyth near the small town of Mansfield. This destination is less than an hour awa JOHNSON Two hundred hunters will be selected to take part in a quota dove hunt that will be held on Saturday; Sept. 7. Approxi- mately 155 acres of wheat, sunflower, buckwheat, and browntop millet have been planted to attract doves this season. Updated information regarding the status of the dove fields planted on the Rum Creek and Clybel WMAs can be obtained by calling the Region IV Game Management Office in Fort Valley (478) 825-6354. All told, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Divi- sion has scheduled some 15 quota dove hunts this year. These hunts will be staged on wildlife management areas scattered across the state from north Georgia [iiii% H Hunting season for mourning doVes opens Sept. 7. (Photo/Terry Johnson) to the Georgia coast, and ; inlawide range of habitats. Resources Division, pick up southwest Georgia. This :Fora complete listing of a free copy of the 2019-20 offers Georgia hunters the all of the quota dove hunts edition of the Georgia Hunt- opportunity to hunt doves offered by the Wildlifeing Season and Regulations Guide. This guide is now available wherever hunting licenses are sold. It can also " be viewed online (www. i " Ifby chance you are not :: selected to take part in any of these hunts, you will be , awarded a priority point. , Hunters that hold priority , points have an increased -- cl'/ance of being sdected for " " a quota dove hunt next sea- son. For more information, as to how this system works, visit the quota hunt page ( Finding a dove field, particularly on the first day "" of the season, has become both difficult and expen- sive. However, the Wildlife Resources Division's quota '" dove hunts offer a solution :- , to this problem. These hunts - allow hunters to enjoy qual- " ity dove hunting experiences for nothing more than the price of a Georgia Waterfowl and Migratory Bird Stamp 5: ($5) and a Georgia Hunting ;, License ($15). In this day and age, you would be hard pressed to find a better deal. Tarry Johnson is retired Program Manager of the Georgia Nongame-Endan- gered Wildlife Program. He has written the informative column 'Monroe Outdoors' for theReporter f,or many years. His bool 14 Journey to Discovery" is available at The Reporter. Email him at tjwoodduck@bellsouth, net. 2019 MP JV Softball Schedule DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME Aug. 13 Jackson Away 6:30 Aug. 15 Houston County Home 4:30 Aug. 21 Pike County Home 5:30 Aug. 22 Locust Grove Away 5:30 Aug. 27 West Laurens Away 4:30 Aug. 28 Crawford County Home 5:00 Aug. 29 Upson-Lee Away 4:30 Sept. 4 Rutland Home 4:30 Sept. 5 Spalding Away 4:30 Sept. 9 Pike County Away 4:30 Sept. 10 Perry Home 4:30 Sept. 12 West Laurens Home 4:30 ]7 Upson-Lee Home 4:30 S }/18 Jackson Home 6:30 ~).m, ~.m. ~.m. 109D Patrol Road 478 994-99H. algol3:, manage 3;olo" acw lt online www. A TRANE COMFORT SPECIALIST IS AS RELIABLE AS THE TRANE THEY ARE 405 College Street. Forsyth, GA INSTALLING. We are DET and BPI certified for testing your home and duct work for air tightness. Experienced Body Man & a Detalier/ Painter's Helper. Willing to train motivated individual. Apply in person. Bryant's Collision, Inc. 177 N. Indian Springs Dr. Forsyth, GA 31029 HEAT|NG~8, A! ' .-o -0.4L, oo ~i:= .he,e Service On All Brands Replacement & Repairs New Construction Remodeling Custom Designed Metal Duct Systems Zoned Systems Trane Communicating Systems A Back the Blue Benefit Golf Tournament willbe held on Monday, Aug. 26 , at River Forest Golf Club to benefit the family of Monroe County Sheriff's Sgt. Kevin The 2019 Mary Persons High School football season is just around the corner, and regular season reserved MP, city team up for softball summer camp Mary Persons head softball coach Hannah Grossman (third from right) and a number of her Lady Bulldog players served as instructors for the City of Forsyth's annual summer softball camp. The camp was held July 8-11 at the MP softball complex. Williams, whose home was destroyed by fire on July 29. The tourney will be a 4-man scramble with a shot- gun start at 9 a.m. The cost per person is $50 and per seats/season tickets for. home games are on sale': nOW. There are five regular sea- Classic Soul Hits at 100.1FM The Home of team is $200 with proceeds going to help Williams, his wife Summer and their young son Wyatt. The dead- line to sign up is Wednesday, Aug. 21. Persons who want to participate should contact tourney organizer Josh Ayer by text at 478-288-1805 or by e-mail at jayer04@gmail. corn son home games, and the cost will be $45 per ticket. Please see Mrs. Barbara Persons High School from office Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to purchase your tickets. Also, advance general admis- sion tickets for Mary Persons High School home football games will be sold on the day of the game at United Bank and Persons Banl The ticket price will be $10. The price at the gate will also be $10. no kitch( mamasktchn 789 US-341 South, Bame~vill~, GA j(