SAVANNAH -The Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary will hold a meeting of the Sanctuary Advisory Council's working groups Dec. 18 (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) and Dec. 19 (8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.) at the Courtyard Marriott Historic District, Savannah, Georgia (415 W. Liberty Street).
Well friends and fishermen, the wind has been blowing but the fish are still biting. Here are some reports I received from Rayburn Goodman at Yellowbluff Marina. John Wheeler and his wife caught 15 trout and four spot tail; Neal Howard, fishing with Richie Cribs, caught 18 trout and 10 spot tail bass; Brian Gach, fishing with Capt. Billy Prosser caught 30 trout and four spot tail; Capt. Bing Phillips and his partner, Robert Moody, ...
As recently seen on Georgia Public Broadcasting's program "Georgia Outdoors," there may be something lurking in the waters of the Altamaha River around Darien.
Winding over 2,100 miles from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Katahdin in Main, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail traces the path of the Appalachian mountains, passing through 14 states, two national parks, and eight national forests. Hikers are responsible for the upkeep of the primitive shelters and trailside campsites, seven to eight miles apart.
Hello friends and fishermen. Rayburn Goodman reports having plenty of live shrimp and minnows. These are some fishing reports I received from Yellow Bluff Marina. Bill Forehand and party caught 24 trout and 8 spot tail; Chris Peyton, fishing with Jason Balakiewicz, caught 15 trout, five bass, and three flounder; Capt. Robert Moody, flying solo, caught 15 trout; Roy Redmond and party had 42 trout; Clayton Boyer and Billy Davis caught 11 trout and one ...
Hampton Island Preserve celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently for its new equestrian center. The center, designed by Atlanta based architect Bill Foley, consists of 12 stalls. Each stall in the $2.2 million 6,612 square foot facility is 12x12 feet and has ceiling fans and automatic water dispensers for the horses. The horses that live in the stalls are trained for several different equine disciplines including jumping, dressage, and hunters.
Ray's Bay Pen will host a Dog Baying Competition this Saturday and Sunday in Long County.
Here are the results from Ray's Bay Pen Competition on Nov 17-18. Single-dog bay – 1st: Matt Lee with "She Daisy"; 2nd: Joe Lamb with "Rosco"; 3rd: Gary Hutchinson with "Nino"; Two-dog bay – 1st: Matt Lee with "She Daisy" and "Daisy"; 2nd: Josh Cribbs with "Smoke" and "Molly"; 3rd: Leavy Ray and Will Deimone with "Runner" and "Little Brute"; Puppy Bay – 1st: Leavy Ray with "Little Brute" (only one award given in this ...
Well friends, it looks like the fishing was good all around this week. I received several reports from Ray Goodman at Yellow Bluff and from Barney Maley at Maley's Dock and Marina. Jim Argo was fishing with Steve Trimble when they landed four large kings, two black bass and one triggerfish. Bob and Clint Bitzer went out fishing for two days with Josh Holiday and Abrams Branson. They were able to catch 42 trout in ...
By the time the sun is high enough to illuminate the patch of oak trees on the hill, a herd of whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus) will have been feeding in the shadows for quite some time. A group of mature does, fawns and a few bucks browsing on the acorns strewn across the ground stop feeding only long enough to glance in the direction of the faintest noise or to engage in social activities. Once ...
I received some fishing reports this week and was glad to them from several fishermen. Clayton Boyer fishing with Billy Davis landed 12 trout and one whiting. Mack Harper fishing with Treavor Jowers and Marcus Young caught seven spot tail bass and 10 trout. John Rogers, fishing with Rip Grinstead, landed 30 trout and seven bass. Mr. Ginterthe, a famous photographer, and daughter Lu Smith, who fished for two days, caught 18 trout. I just ...
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These are the fishing reports I received from Raymond Goodman of Yellow Bluff fishing camp: Shannon Eller fishing with Gary Phillips landed 10 gator trout, two bass and one drum. Roy Scofield and wife caught 30 trout. John Wheeler and wife, fishing for two days, landed 46 trout. Bill Forehan and party caught 10 bass and 13 trout. Roy Redmond and his wife caught 25 trout. Jack Moody and party landed 10 bass, eight trout ...
FORSYTH - Halloween has come and gone, but superstitious fears and negative myths about bats live on, fed by the creatures' unusual habits and appearance. Some people panic at the thought of a bat in their home. Others are better informed and realize that bats are for the most part harmless and fascinating.
History will come alive in front of your eyes! Fun for the whole family, bring your bicycles and soak up the coastal charm of Darien, Georgia's second oldest city Saturday, admission is free.
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.
The Hinesville Hurricanes, a semi-professional football team, will have its annual pre-season team and coaches meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Live Oak Church of God, 296 Live Oak Church Road in Hinesville. This season, the team will participate in the Elite America Football league and begin play in February. Potential players, ages 18 and older, are encouraged to attend the meeting. The season will feature five home and five away games. For more ...