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.
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.
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?