CHARLESTON, S.C. - Hundreds of dead seabirds washing up along the Southeast coast in recent weeks apparently starved to death, but experts don't know why.The deaths of the birds - similar to gulls and called greater shearwaters - have wildlife officials worried about possible changes in the ocean that could have affected the fish the birds usually eat."It's got a lot of folks talking and wondering," Jennifer Koches, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Fish and ...
The spring tides started this past week. That, along with a strong northeast wind, gave us higher than normal tides. Some of the folks living along the coast had the tides come up into their yards. Because of this, there were only a few reports of trout being caught and Ray Goodman from Yellow Bluff Fishing Camp reported that the high tides had washed out all fishing activity.The tides should return to normal and that ...
There are great opportunities all over the state for catfish angling, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
City of Hinesville and Liberty County officials recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the upcoming construction of Irene Baker Thomas Park in Hinesville.
The brown shrimp have finally entered our waters, which should improve our recreational fishing and increase the catch of trout and bass.
Dr. Daniel Mobley and Marvin Deshazior share a laugh with a new friend as they finish the 9.2 mile walk to Dorchester Academy Saturday. The three were more than 100 people who completed the journey from Briar Bay to Dorchester.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources biologists have documented 113 nesting pairs of bald eagles in Georgia during the 2006-2007 nesting season. The figure represents an 18 percent increase from the previous season's total of 96 known active nests.
More than 250 children along with their families from Liberty, Bryan and surrounding counties converged at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery for a fun-filled day of fishing.
Due to weather on June 2, the Richmond Hill Exchange Club rescheduled its 17th annual Fishing Derby for Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery on Highway 144.
James Brown and Stafford parks are going wireless. By partnering up with Coastal Communications, wi-fi signals will be broadcast throughout the parks, human resources clerk Laura Troutman said. This means anyone with a laptop or portable game system (like a Playstation Portable) equipped with a wireless Internet function can surf the web, check email or play online video games.
Cub Scouts from the area are enjoying day camp this week. The boys made up for some lost time during the annual day camp Tuesday after Monday showers forced them indoors.
The thought of tragedy or death probably never enters the minds of most swimmers and boaters out enjoying a day of fun on the water - perhaps, it should.
There was a brief interruption of our fishing thanks to sub-tropical storm Andrea, making it nearly impossible to go out and fish. But, the fishing started up right after the storm went by and the trout and bass tournament went on as planned at the Half Moon Marina. Thirteen boats entered and prizes were awarded for the first, second and third place fishermen.
Attention, all you fisherman. It appears our fishing season has begun, both inshore and offshore. Although live shrimp are still hard to find, the fishing camps reported they are getting shrimp from Florida. Our white June shrimp should come into our area in a few weeks.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve want to hear from decision-makers to help guide coastal training efforts in order to balance future growth and development on Georgia's coasts.
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 ...