The Liberty County Bass Club held a tournament Sept. 8 on Lake Blackshear in Cordele. Ron Welch, left, took first place, catching four fish with a total weight of 9.01 pounds. Johnnie Lawson, center, placed second with four fish weighing 8.97 pounds. Will Eller earned the big-fish award after landing a 4.49-pound catch. The club's next tournament is Oct. 6 in Hardeeville.
Robert Bell, Liberty County agricultural extension agent, and master gardener Dot Moss recommend using the first half of autumn to prepare lawns and gardens for winter.
Well, friends and fellow anglers, seems like the fall weather is creeping in. Man, I so love this time of year, as did my father, Old Tight Line did. It was his favorite time of year for fishing.
BRUNSWICK - The U.S. Secretary of Commerce has approved a request by NOAA Fisheries to allow limited harvest of red snapper in the federal waters of the South Atlantic.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Events and activities, including a free fishing day, are planned in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day, which is Saturday, Sept. 22, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Hello, friends and neighbors. I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day weekend. I am looking forward to the fall weather rolling in; it's my favorite time of year for fishing.
FORSYTH - The chittering sound of chimney swifts will begin to grow this month then fade to silence by early November as the fall migration increases swift populations in Georgia before drawing the small, speedy birds south to winter in the upper Amazon Basin.
A boat-safety course will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at White Bluff Presbyterian Church, 10710 White Bluff Road in Savannah.
Hello, friends and neighbors. Looks like we again were blessed by missing the storm. God bless all the folks on the Gulf Coast; let us pray that they don't sustain too much damage.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Four new wildlife vehicle license plates are coming to Georgia, and the Department of Natural Resources' wildlife resources division wants the public to help select the tag design.
GRIFFIN - Land is a valuable resource that provides immense benefits to humans and to wildlife.
Howdy, friends and neighbors. Hope things are going your way. A friend had some good luck while fishing last week. Bubba Dasher and his family landed 10 beautiful spottail bass. Bubba said he hooked on two that broke his line. They must have been big ones, because he is somewhat of a virtuoso - or so he says. Here is a little something you might like to whip up Sunday evening if you got some ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Opening day of the statewide dove season traditionally is considered the beginning of the fall hunting season.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The window of opportunity is closing for people interested in a 2012 deer quota hunt.
The 14th annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races will be held Sept. 15 at A-J's Dockside, 1315 Chatham Ave. on Tybee Island.
Four of Georgia State Parks' lodges and resorts are or soon will be under new management, according to State Parks Director Becky Kelley.
Howdy, friends and fellow anglers. We sure have had some nice weather here lately. The water temperature is up to 66 degrees at Gray's reef, and the fish are biting.
BRUNSWICK - With sea-turtle and manatee sightings on the rise on Georgia's coast, boaters should be on the lookout for these big and rare animals.
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