Recent improvements at Yeomans Bird Pond, one of East Liberty's showplaces, have brought more than just the desired visitors. Observers at the pond, home to a variety of coastal birds, have reported at least two alligators, which they suspect are being fed by visitors because of the fearless way they approach the boardwalk when people visit the area.
Women have three opportunities to improve various outdoor skills, including shooting (archery and firearms), fishing and camping, according to the Georgia DNR.
Hunter Pilkinton, 13, of Ludowici caught a 56 pound catfish on a sandbar on the Altamaha River near Jesup.
Alligators in Georgia currently have a population of more than 200,000, thanks to scientific wildlife management, according to the state DNR.
Jim and Amy Roberts of Midway had a rude awakening at 1 a.m. Thursday when a neighbor told them there was a young alligator in their yard. Amy Roberts thought the neighbor was joking until she saw the three-foot gator for herself. She called 911. After and officer arrived, he called DNR to come pick up the alligator.
Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper will host a paddle down the Ogeechee River next Saturday. OCRK is partnering with Ogeechee Outfitters to provide a safe and fun river excursion. The daylong outing will include shuttle to the starting point and lunch. Riverkeeper Chandra Brown and biologist Dr. Jim Wedincamp will be along to answer any questions that participants may have about the river's ecosystem and wildlife. "The focus is on the river," Melanie Hendrix, outreach coordinator for Ogeechee-Canoochee ...
The weather has been hot, and it has cut down on the fishing. It has been slow for several weeks.
Eighty-four year old Olner Nobles of Riceboro (sister of Riceboro City Councilman Henry Relaford) has fished for 60 years. She describes herself as a "free spirit." When she turned 65, she received an honorary fishing license.
Here are the results from the Liberty County Bass Club tournament held out of Clyo on the Savannah River on July 7:
With the improved weather our inshore and off shore fishing definitely improved this past weekend with plenty of catches to report from Ray Goodman at Yellow Bluff.
Two environmental organizations won a landmark lawsuit against a state agency. The Altamaha and Satilla Riverkeepers proved the Brunswick Environmental Protection Division failed to protect the coastal marshes by granting a buffer variance to the developer of the Brunswick Landing Marina on Aiken Island, Altamaha Riverkeeper Deborah Shepphard said. Along Georgia's coast, there is a jurisdictional line that separates the upland from the marsh, and the developer, James Torras Sr., asked the EPD to push ...
Staff report Anglers will get two chances to follow their passion for fun and prizes later this month in Liberty County. The Spotted Sea Trout Tournament is set for July 21 in conjunction with the annual Liberty Fest. The festival itself is two days, July 20-21, of arts and crafts, historical re-enactment, kayak races and more in Hinesville and around Sunbury on the coast. The fishing tournament starts at 6 a.m. July 21, with a ...
SAVANNAH ‑ Five missing boaters stranded on the eastern side of St. Catherine's Island were rescued early Monday by a Coast Guard helicopter crew.
The fisherman are having better luck this past weekend according to fishing reports received from Ray Goodman from Yellow Bluff Fishing Camp.
LAKE LANIER ISLANDS - Gov. Sonny Perdue and the Professional Anglers Association Tuesday announced that initial planning has begun to bring a professional bass fishing tournament here.Called the Go Fish Georgia Professional Anglers Association Championship, the tournament is expected to draw the top bass anglers in the country. As part of the championship, Lake Lanier will also host the Governor's Go Fish Georgia Pro/Am Tournament, which is scheduled for Nov. 1.PAA is exploring the opportunity ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - More than 300,000 hunters pursue the white-tailed deer in Georgia. As a reminder to hunters, there was a regulation change in the number of available days to take deer of either sex depending on the type of equipment used and the area of the hunt, beginning this month.
Question: After completing my round the other day, I was asked by another player, John, to explain a potential rules infraction that had occurred in his foursome. John said that Jack's ball had come to rest on the fringe of the green but up against the rough collar. Jack then took out his driver and used it to move his ball one club length from its original spot. John did not think this was legal under the rules of golf. Was it legal?
Hello, friends and neighbors. I hope everyone is doing well this fall season.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources sought to enhance offshore fishing opportunities with the recent deployment of materials at Artificial Reef KC, 9 nautical miles east of Wassaw Island.
With nearly 6,000 acres, including two lakes, Hard Labor Creek State Park is second in size only by F.D. Roosevelt State Park near Columbus, which boasts more thank 9,000 acres. But being second doesn't prevent this park from offering big fun to the thousands who visit each year.
Many of Georgia's 56 state parks and historic sites sit on prime real estate. Tugaloo State Park is one of them. It's on a wooded peninsula that touches the shores of the nearly 56,000-acre Lake Hartwell. Tugaloo is a water-sports paradise.
STATESBORO - Work has begun to build Georgia Southern University's $5.8 million Shooting Sports Education Center.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The period for public comments on Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division upcoming deer-management plan will end Friday.
A group of "modern-day treasure hunters" got the chance to camp out Saturday at Fort McAllister State Historic Park as part of the State Park system's geocaching program.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Given the amount of rainfall this spring and summer, there should be lots of water and plenty of places to go duck hunting later this month, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
The public shooting range at Richmond Hill Wildlife Management Area will close for an estimated two months beginning Nov. 15, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge will be closed to the public for two full days, Friday-Saturday, while the refuge's annual deer hunt is being conducted.
The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge will host its 18th annual mobility-impaired hunt Tuesday and Wednesday. Fifteen hunters who are permanently confined to wheelchairs for mobility were selected to hunt deer and feral hogs on the refuge for the two-day event.
ATLANTA - Damon Elmore, an Atlanta-area HR executive and Georgia lawyer, is determined to put the wheels of his bike down in every Georgia county, hoping to raise more than $31,000 for the Georgia Legal Services Program and Willie Dean Ministries in Atlanta.