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Old 10-24-2010, 09:30 PM
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Trying to find out about hunting in Chattooga County. I am looking at some land to lease and trying to find out from other people that have hunted that county.
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Old 10-24-2010, 09:43 PM
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I live and hunt in Chattooga county. This county produces a few good deer each year but don't expect any true monsters. Not much agriculture. As in any other county the deer density varies from region to region in the county. Lot's of hills and ridges.

What area are you looking at leasing?
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Old 10-24-2010, 09:51 PM
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Southern part about 15 miles out of Floyd county.
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Old 10-25-2010, 12:00 AM
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there aint no deer in chattooga co stay far away..............
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Old 10-25-2010, 06:42 AM
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Southern part about 15 miles out of Floyd county.
15 miles out of FLoyd county is not the Southern part of the county...could you be more specific on the area so I can try to give you a more accurate assessment?
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Old 10-25-2010, 06:58 AM
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Chattahoochee National Forest
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Old 10-25-2010, 07:08 AM
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Lot's of hunters on the National Forest. Some real good bucks have come off the National Forest from some of the more inacessible areas of Taylor's ridge. Private, less hunted land joining the national forest generally holds a good number of deer.
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Old 10-26-2010, 09:04 PM
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there are some big bucks and good deer herd numbers in chattooga co but is kinda a hush hush place that nobody knows about
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Old 10-26-2010, 09:27 PM
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Largest buck taken in Chattooga county and registered with the DNR was 142 4/8. It was killed by Bud Sweet back in the mid 90's.
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Old 10-26-2010, 09:31 PM
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I know where a 149 hangs on the wall that was killed in Chattooga but never been registerd, along with a few 130's!
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Old 10-26-2010, 09:45 PM
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Largest buck taken in Chattooga county and registered with the DNR was 142 4/8. It was killed by Bud Sweet back in the mid 90's.
yeah thats my paw paw's deer he killed in 1995


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Old 10-26-2010, 09:47 PM
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i know a lot of bigguns that were not ever scored or registered

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I know where a 149 hangs on the wall that was killed in Chattooga but never been registerd, along with a few 130's!
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These two were killed off taylors ridge (Chattahoochee National Forest) weekend before last
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Largest buck taken in Chattooga county and registered with the DNR was 142 4/8. It was killed by Bud Sweet back in the mid 90's.
That wasnt the one killed behind the old Red Food store was it?
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Old 10-27-2010, 01:22 PM
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Thanks superman1275 for posting photo of Mr. Sweets deer, beautiful double neck patch deer!
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Old 10-27-2010, 03:40 PM
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That wasnt the one killed behind the old Red Food store was it?
it was killed on taylors ridge 1995
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Old 10-27-2010, 04:49 PM
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Been hunting the ridge for 2 years now.believe me they are some big bucks.you just have to be willing to go into no mans land to get them.lol
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superman1275 what part of taylor ridge were them 2 bucks killed?
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how do you get to taylors ridge. is it out by walmart?
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You cross over it when going from Summerville to Rome. USFS road right there....other access spots on the south end as well as private property that butts up to it all over the place. When I lived there the largest bucks were consistantly taken on the south end of the county...Menlo area for example. Might be different now. I've been gone for 17 years.

Access on the North end as well...narrows road, etc.
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Old 10-28-2010, 05:16 PM
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superman1275 what part of taylor ridge were them 2 bucks killed?
idk they wont tell me
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so when going to summerville, when you start over the mountain, its the road on the left by the water tower? Thanks in advance
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Old 10-28-2010, 06:02 PM
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so when going to summerville, when you start over the mountain, its the road on the left by the water tower? Thanks in advance
That is one road. As you are coming from Rome on hwy 27 just as you start up the ridge there is a forest service road on the right that carries you for a couple of miles north on the ridge.
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Old 10-28-2010, 06:04 PM
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When I lived there the largest bucks were consistantly taken on the south end of the county...Menlo area for example. Might be different now. I've been gone for 17 years.
Your statement is still true Hank.....
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the one in my avy was taken off strawberry mtn. not sure if its chattooga or walker.never registered. 138 1/4
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