BRUNSWICK - Chris Gray of Shellman Bluff recently set a new men's record for cubera snapper landed in Georgia, according to the state department of natural resources.
Former Gov. Sonny Perdue is credited for taking action to expand the Georgia's $2 billion a year freshwater fishing industry. He proposed the initial $19 million for the Go Fish Georgia Initiative as part of his 2007-08 state budget.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The deadline to apply for an alligator permit for the 2012 season in Georgia is July 31.
BRUNSWICK - The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will host a public hearing Thursday in Riceboro on proposed amendments to the saltwater fishing regulations.
Howdy, friends and neighbors, hope everyone has had a good week so far. I know it has been hot, but some folks are catching fish. A couple of good ol' boys from around Sunbury and Colonel's Island - namely, Allen Fillingame and Gil Sikes - were fishing out of Yellowbluff and came back to the dock with 24 gator trout. Fillingame said they caught a few more, but they were all catch-and-release. Now onto ...
Friday morning's sky was absolutely beautiful, the kind of morning when you look out on the water and watch for that cork to go clean out of sight.
No part of the Georgia coast is protected from pollution by plastics and other debris. That is one finding of a study conducted by Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientists Jay Brandes and Dick Lee. They studied collections from beach clean-up programs by environmental groups like Clean Coast and the Tybee Beautification Association and Rivers Alive. They found that while beach-sweep programs at populated spots like Tybee Island collect the most plastic, even sweeps in relatively ...
Well, wishing everyone a belated Happy Fourth of July. I hope you had a good one. The fireworks show at Half Moon Marina was excellent.
BRUNSWICK - The Coastal Resources Division has formed a finfish advisory panel to advise the Department of Natural Resources in matters related to management of saltwater finfish species such as spotted seatrout and red drum.
BRUNSWICK - A see-saw cycle of drought in early spring and heavy rains in late spring and the start of summer resulted in fewer wood stork nests and young in south Georgia this year.
Local angler Jackie Brookins caught these two fish while angling out at Isle of Wight last weekend. The spottail bass and red fish both measured 23 inches long.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced last week that the women's record for the heaviest tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, has been awarded to Pam H. Page of Savannah.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Wear a life jacket, boat sober and stay alert during the Fourth of July holiday, urges the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
Well, friends and neighbors, looks like the rain has passed, but the weather report is 6-to-8-foot seas. Be careful if you are out there this weekend.
ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens urges Georgians to keep fire safety in mind when enjoying activities such as grilling and camping this summer.
Women enrolled in the Liberty County Recreation Department's body-sculpting and fitness class, run by Keith McGee, may never run a 4.5-second 40-yard dash like former Liberty County High School running back Shadrach Thornton or squat 500 pounds like current Panther linebacker Raekwon McMillian.
tags tag fee of $35 plus the $20 tag fee and ad valorem tax, if required.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia waters are now open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp.
The Canada goose is an adaptable bird and can live in a variety of locations, including open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.
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