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Hunting on Fort Stewart

Military and civilian hunters are allowed access to Fort Stewart, which consists of more than 279,000 acres in five Georgia counties - Liberty, Long, Bryan, Evans and Tattnall counties.

October 28, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Places to hunt

Ossabaw Island Heritage preserve

October 27, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Major changes to 2017-18 hunting season regulations

Here are the major changes in hunting regulations announced by the Georgia DNR.

October 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation

Deer hunting big in Georgia

For many hunters, the opening day of firearms deer season feels a little like Christmas morning does to a child. Firearms deer hunters took to the woods on Oct. 21 and the season will run through Jan. 14, statewide.

October 27, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Make sure you’re legal: The basics of Georgia gun laws

Editor's note: In 2014, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law the state's "Safe Carry Protection" act, which allows licensed gun owners in Georgia to take weapons with them just about everywhere, including bars, restaurants, churches and some government buildings. In 2017, the state passed a similar law allowing guns on college campuses.

October 26, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Record blue catfish caught in Altamaha

WAYCROSS - A day of fishing is good. A day you catch a new state record – and beat the old one by more than 12 pounds – is great!

October 24, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Review: Outerwear for cold weather

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — The mountains are dusted with snow and some folks are even waking up to the sight of snow piled on their cars in the morning. Yes, sweater weather is swiftly transitioning into jacket weather, and the better you’re prepared, the more enjoyable it’ll be.

October 17, 2017 | Grant Olsen | Outdoors/Recreation

Firearms deer season starts Saturday

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Firearms deer hunters can take to the woods beginning Saturday and continue through Jan. 14 statewide.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Review: 6 outdoor products to make adventures better

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Summer may have passed, but there are plenty of opportunities for fun ahead. Here’s a quick look at six outdoor products that make the grade.

October 07, 2017 | Grant Olsen | Outdoors/Recreation

How to handle not getting into the Boston Marathon

For 17 years I have tried, and failed, to meet the members of the rock band U2. I have camped out at stadiums and arenas for hours in the hopes of catching a glimpse, getting an autograph, and if the stars align, talking to Bono, Edge, Adam or Larry. The closest I ever got was watching their cars drive into the Thomas and Mack Arena, tinted windows rolled up with nary a wave or a glance.

October 05, 2017 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation

Shellfish harvesting re-opened

BRUNSWICK - Georgia's territorial waters re-opened to commercial and recreational shellfish harvest Saturday.

October 02, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Tour historic Savannah homes

ATLANTA, Sept. 26 - Nearly 50 homes and sites will be open for tours during the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation's Fall Ramble in Savannah, Oct. 6-8. The event will offer visitors and residents a rare opportunity to explore private historic homes and buildings that are not usually open to the public.

October 01, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

State seeks public input on wild turkey plan

Hunters and others interested are encouraged to attend any of four upcoming public meetings regarding the draft Strategic Management Plan for Wild Turkeys in Georgia

September 28, 2017 | Coastal Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Sunbury 5K is set for Oct. 7

The eighth annual Sunbury 5K race/walk is set for 10 a.m. Oct. 7, at the Sunbury Crab Company. Race organizer Patrick Boyle puts on the annual event which benefits local Liberty County charities.

September 26, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Rotary fishing tourney is Saturday

The Hinesville Rotary Club fourth annual Fishing Tournament will be Saturday.

September 25, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

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Articles by Section - Outdoors/Recreation

Golf tourney helps prisoner re-entry program

The third annual Swing for Re-Entry Charity Golf Tournament is set for April 28 at Taylor's Creek Golf Course on Fort Stewart.

March 24, 2018 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation

Finding the right sport

"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing it is not fish they are after."

March 22, 2018 | By Ernie Mitchell Fishing columnist | Outdoors/Recreation

Rodeo in Statesboro in April

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro has announced its eighth annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo, which will be April 20-21 at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds in Statesboro.

March 18, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Georgians reporting early sightings of bears

Historically, reports of black bear sightings increase each year after the start of spring when hungry bears emerge from their winter den sites. However, this ...

March 16, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

DNR website gives fishing prospects

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Need fishing tips for Georgia reservoirs and rivers? Look no further than the updated fishing prospects on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources ...

March 15, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation

Review: 7 products to help you get outside for spring break

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — While local temperatures have been an unpredictable roller coaster lately, the unusually warm days and vast blankets of snow have created plenty ...

March 04, 2018 | Grant Olsen | Outdoors/Recreation


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