SOCIAL CIRCLE - Early hunting seasons for some species of waterfowl will open soon, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
Well, my friends, we have a lot of fish in our area, both trout and bass. Most of them are too small to be legal. This happens every year when they first show up in our area.
Found from Massachusetts to Florida on the Atlantic coast and from Mexico to Florida on the Gulf Coast, redfish numbers are on the rebounds thanks to the united support provided to it by sportsmen and women around the country.
Former Hinesville mayor and state representative Buddy DeLoach is back in the mix of Georgia state politics.
I have several fishing reports from anglers who have braved the heat recently to get out on the water.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Whether still-hunting, stalk-hunting or squirrel-dog hunting is your preference, squirrel season started Wednesday.
WAYCROSS - Since the completion of the tagging portion of the flathead catfish project in April and as of Aug. 3, biologists and technicians have removed 2,572 flathead catfish from the Satilla River.
BRUNSWICK - One of Georgia's oldest artificial reefs known to most anglers and divers as G Reef has been renamed the "HLHA Reef" in honor of now-retired Coastal Resources Division biologist and artificial reef project coordinator, Henry Ansley.
Our fishing is improving every week. The fishing reports had bass, flounder and trout. The flounder have started to bite, and their favorite bait is minnows.
The 2007-2008 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide now is available, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
Coastal fishing continues to be slow because of the hot weather.
Georgia's State Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Division is a finalist for the National Recreation and Park Association's "Gold Medal Excellence in Park & Recreation Management" award - the most prestigious award a recreation agency can achieve. Georgia shares the honor with state park systems from Utah and Tennessee.
The weather continues to stay hot, however, I believe our fishing season has started, judging from the fishing reports I have received this past week. The fishermen are catching bass, trout and flounder.
What to watch, attend:
Church members and local outdoorsmen gathered Jan. 25 in Gum Branch Baptist Church's fellowship hall for its 10th annual wildlife feast.
Due to their strong association with the military, Hinesville Rotary Club members are used to hearing presentations by Army Rangers.
The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and the National Wild Turkey Federation are partnering to provide 10 youth an opportunity to learn about turkey conservation and experience hunting turkey with a guide.
Joseph Walraven got into powerlifting because he wanted to get in shape, but it's become a way he can help someone else get well.
BRUNSWICK - Thanks to some helpful fishermen, the Department of Natural Resources is learning more about one of the latest biological invaders to be found along the Georgia coast.
Hello, friends and neighbors all around the coastal area. The fishing as of late has been somewhat slow because of the cold weather. However, I do have some reports of locals, who wish to remain anonymous, catching plenty of trout out around the St. Catherines Island area. They mostly are using live shrimp and, occasionally, artificial bait.
Calling all kids who want to learn how to hunt turkey and have fun doing it.
Fort Stewart youths, ages 10-16, are invited to sign up for a shotgun-orientation class from 8 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Holbrook Outdoor Recreation Center
MANSFIELD - For hunting enthusiasts who have dreamed of going beyond the rifle-shooting basics but weren't sure where to start, the Family Day at the Range series provides an opportunity. The sessions will offer training courses for participants who want to learn about or advance their knowledge of firearms safety. Attendees also will get the chance to shoot a variety of firearms.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia's food shrimp harvest season has come to an end for the year with the official closing Tuesday afternoon.
WAYCROSS - Commercial fishermen can take to the water at 6 a.m. Jan. 1, which is the opening day of the state's shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division. Shad season runs through midnight Monday, March 31.
Hello, friends and neighbors, Tight Line Jr. coming to you with a nice little holiday treat.
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?