***Devil's Backbone Hunting Club in Meriwether & Talbot County / 4700 Acres***

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Update 3/2/16: I'm currently full for the 2016-2017 Membership year. If you're interested in joining for next season please don't hesitate to email me expressing your interest. Please allow me several days to respond to your emails or texts. Thanks so much for your patience!

To view our "Hog Hunting Only Membership" ad on gon.com please click the following link http://forum.gon.com/showthread.php?t=823771

Be sure to check our GON ad and our facebook page regularly as I try to update pictures/information on a regular basis.

We have a total of 4700 contiguous QDM/Semi-Trophy Managed acres.

Our club is the single largest tract of land in Meriwether County.

You won't find a prettier club! Absolutely beautiful.

Club has been in existence since 1988.

* $1400/year for Deer, Turkey, and Hogs
* Approximately 100 acres per member(see FAQ below)
* No exclusive areas
* Pin In Pin Out
* Over 70 food plots. Durana Clover, Patriot Clover, Ladino Clover, Iron Clay Peas, Winter Peas, Wheat & Oats.
* QDM/Semi-Trophy Managed
* Bucks must be 15" outside spread minimum
* Bucks must have a main frame of 8 points or more
* Bucks must be 110" minimum based on Boone & Crockett scoring (new rule for 2016/2017 season)
* Bucks must be 120" minimum based on Boone & Crockett scoring (new rule for 2018/2019 season)
* Two bucks two does max per membership with the ability to get more with our predator program. Our Club rules allow for 2 bucks and 2 does. If you're the type of hunter that MUST shoot your club limit every year THIS IS NOT THE CLUB FOR YOU. We are NOT a brown its down type of club.
* Two work days per year required or $100 fee per work day missed
* Property Borders the Sprewell Bluff WMA(Pigeon Creek Tract)
* Club is near the Flint River.
* Property has several year round creeks and streams
* Talbot County portion of the club is in the Southern Zone (Deer Season thru January 15th)
* We have Three different camping areas
* We have a shooting range with 40, 100, 150 yard targets and a 200 yard gong.
* Meriwether County ranks as one GON's top big buck counties EVERY YEAR!
* We are not far from Atlanta, Macon, Columbus, and LaGrange, Newnan, Fayetteville, Peachtree City, Woodbury, Manchester, Warm Springs, Talbotton, Fulton County, Fayette County, Coweta County, Harris County, Crawford County, Macon County, Calloway Gardens.

Be sure to check out our Facebook page. Be SURE to "LIKE" our facebook page to stay up to date with what's going on at our club!!! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Devils-Backbone-Hunting-Club/228553623899756

A FAQ is:
1) do you offer a turkey hunting only membership? we do not.
2) do you allow dogs to hunt for coons or hogs? no. We don't want added pressure on our deer at anytime of the year.
3) is small game hunting allowed during deer season? No it is not. We want absolute minimal pressure on our deer during deer season.
4) do we allow access to the WMA thru our club? No, club access is for dues paying members only.
5) how many camps do you have? 3
6) does the club have electric and water? No, it is primitive camping. Almost everyone has a generator. We encourage the generators to be the "ultra quiet" type or they need to be sound proofed. If a generator is to loud you will be asked to not use it. We have a service that comes, whenever needed, to drain sewer tanks and to top off your potable water tanks for a small fee.
7) with 47 members how many will be there at the same time? Opening day of rifle season is the busiest day of the year. You will likely see about 18-22 members pinned in on that day ONLY. That's over 200 acres per member. All other weekends during deer season you will see 8-12 members at the club on a Saturday. That's close to 500 acres per person. During a weekday it's very likely you will be the only one at the club except during the rut. At which time there will be about 4-8 members at the club during a weekday during the rut. That's close to 800 acres per person hunting a weekday during the rut!
8) a portion of your club is in the southern zone, do you allow baiting of deer? As a club we've adopted no baiting of deer during deer season. Fair Chase! We do allow baiting of hogs outside of deer and turkey season. New Club Rule for 2016: 3 Club sponsored baited sites for kids age 16 and under may hunt over bait.
9) When are the dues to be paid? New members are required to pay in full up front. Existing Members dues are paid in 3 installments(1st of February/April/June)
10) Are guests allowed to hunt the property? Yes. You are allowed 4 guest days per year at $50 per guest day. Guests are NOT allowed to harvest a buck! Guests are only allowed 1 tom. After turkey harvest there are no more turkey hunting guests allowed. Guests have to wait until AFTER the third weekend of turkey season to hunt and after Thanksgiving to hunt deer. ALL GUESTS MUST HUNT WITH YOU OR VERY CLOSE TO YOU.
11) What are the fines? New Rule For 2016 Season: Fine for undersized buck is now $400 plus you or anyone under your membership will not be allowed to harvest another buck for the balance of your membership year, $150 for shooting a button buck or undersized doe, $50 for shooting a jake.
12) My current club is a party club. Is this that type of club? OUR CLUB DOES NOT TOLERATE HEAVY DRINKING OR DRUGS!!!!!! You will see some members have a few drinks of beer with dinner or over a campfire, that's the extent of our partying atmosphere.
13) When does my membership start? Your membership starts June 1st and ends May 31st.
14) If I join in January 2015 for the next membership year(June 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016) can I hunt the 2015 turkey season? Answer...You would have to pay a fee of $450 to hunt the 2015 Turkey Season and $1400 for the 2015-2016 Membership Year.

Give me a call if you have any questions or would like to tour the property.

If you call and I don't answer please be patient with me as it may take a few days to call you back. Emailing me at JodiKillen@comcast.net may at times get you a quicker response.


Jodi Killen
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Few of our Bucks & Turkeys



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Property Pictures

Various Pics of Club


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We have an incredible turkey population. Curtiss(2012), Jeremy(2013), Riley(2014) and Ben(2015) with their awards for shooting the largest turkey! That is the Flint River in one of the pics.



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