Attractions

  • Information booth and drop box for GWF door prize slips is at the main entrance of McGill Building .
  • Vendors with booth numbers in the 500s are located in the McGill Building. All other booth numbers are in Heritage Hall.
  • Retriever Demos are at North Lake. All other seminars are in the Roquemore Building (between McGill and Heritage).
  • Kids’ activities (including trout pond) and deer head scoring is in Heritage Hall.

Retriever Demos

Waterfowl Widowmakers

Be entertained and pick up some valuable tips as you watch trainers work with their labs out by the lake. Fri: 4pm, Sat: 12pm & 3pm, Sun: 2pm

Fishin’ at the Trout Pond 

Lawton's Trout Pond

Be sure to stop by the Kids’ Kove area in Heritage Hall to let the kids try their hand in the trout pond.

Wildlife Management Techniques 

GWF Biologist Evan Wheeler

Evan will be at the GWF booth all weekend and leading a Saturday seminar to discuss wildlife management techniques covering longleaf pine restoration, prescribed fire, and natural forage for white-tailed deer among other topics. Be sure to stop by, talk with Evan, and see if GWF can help you manage your land. Sat: 3:30pm

Snake Shows

Southeastern Reptile Rescue

Jason Clark of Southeastern Reptile Rescue will entertain you while he helps you learn to identify and live with some of Georgia’s native reptiles. Fri: 5pm, Sat: 1pm & 5pm, Sun: 1pm & 4pm

Wildlife Shows

Chehaw Park Education Center

The staff from Chehaw never disappoint as they bring a variety of critters to the show. Fri: 3pm, Sat: 2pm, Sun: 3pm

White-tailed Deer & North American Big Game Competition

Deer Head Competition

Entries accepted until 6pm on Saturday of the show. Get all the details.

Birds of Prey 

Georgia Falconry Association

The staff of Georgia Falconry Association will give you the ins and outs of getting started in this exciting sport. Fri: 2pm, Sat: 4pm, Sun: 12pm

Activities for Kids

Kids' Kove

Bring the kids by the Kids Kove area to build birdfeeders, make turkey calls, fish in the trout pond and have fun with animal encounters.

NATURE CRAFT ACTIVITIES (while supplies last)

Coloring and privet necklaces all day, every day

Friday: Birdfeeders 3-4pm, Turkey Calls 4-5pm

Saturday: Birdfeeders 10-11am & 3-4pm, Turkey Calls 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday: Birdfeeders/Turkey Calls 2-3pm