At the Show

Whitetail Deer BuckJerry Day of Days End Retrievers

Jerry and his assistant trainer, Josh Cantrell, will be presenting retriever demonstrations at the lake. Come see some of the state’s top retrievers from the “home of the super labs” work the decoys. This is truly a magnificent sight to watch.

Jason Clark of Southeastern

Reptile Rescue Jason is president of the rescue and a licensed nuisance wildlife control expert. Since his teen years, he has been confidently handling Georgia’s native reptiles, and today, his entertaining wildlife programs fascinate his audience while providing details on the importance of our state’s snakes, alligators and lizards.

Georgia Falconry Association

Members from the group will be entertaining the show crowd while discussing the importance of raptors and the preservation of falconry as a field sport.

LEARN to score your trophy buck

Officials from Georgia DNR/WRD will be on hand Saturday afternoon to teach you how to score your trophy buck by B & C measurements.

FREE FISHING for Kids Show attendees

12 and under fish free at the lake by the Clock Tower on Saturday August 19. Bait and tackle furnished. This activity is sponsored by Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Kids Kove

Kids of all ages will enjoy seeing the reptile display and creating bird houses and turkey calls.

Hunter Safety Course (Full Course)

Participants register online at or at the show Friday afternoon. Course times are Friday, August 18 from 6pm – 8pm, and Saturday, August 19 from 9am – 5pm.
Participants must assemble at the North Ticket Gate at 5:30pm on Friday and are required to attend both days. Enrollment is limited to first 75 people.

GWF Deer Head Competition

Details available here.