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Youth encouraged to walk to stay fit

August 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia hunting rules available

The 2007-2008 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide now is available, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.

August 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Heat taking toll on fishing

Coastal fishing continues to be slow because of the hot weather.

August 21, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia parks division contender for award

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.

August 16, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing season looking up

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.

August 14, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Alligators showing up at Yeomans Bird Pond

Recent improvements at Yeomans Bird Pond, one of East Liberty's showplaces, have brought more than just the desired visitors. Observers at the pond, home to a variety of coastal birds, have reported at least two alligators, which they suspect are being fed by visitors because of the fearless way they approach the boardwalk when people visit the area.

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Registration for gator season ends next week

Alligators in Georgia currently have a population of more than 200,000, thanks to scientific wildlife management, according to the state DNR.

August 09, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Alligator surprises Midway couple

August 09, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Women outdoors workshop

Women have three opportunities to improve various outdoor skills, including shooting (archery and firearms), fishing and camping, according to the Georgia DNR.

August 09, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Youngster catches 56-pounder

August 09, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Canoe trip on Ogeechee Saturday

Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper will host a paddle down the Ogeechee River next Saturday.

August 07, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


It's been too hot to fish

The weather has been hot, and it has cut down on the fishing. It has been slow for several weeks.

August 07, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


84-year-old still enjoys the sport

Eighty-four year old Olner Nobles of Riceboro (sister of Riceboro City Councilman Henry Relaford) has fished for 60 years. She describes herself as a "free spirit." When she turned 65, she received an honorary fishing license.

August 07, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Bass club finishes tourney, plans two more

Here are the results from the Liberty County Bass Club tournament held out of Clyo on the Savannah River on July 7:

August 02, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing is good

With the improved weather our inshore and off shore fishing definitely improved this past weekend with plenty of catches to report from Ray Goodman at Yellow Bluff.

July 31, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


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Program allows hunters to help farmers

A new program co-sponsored by Georgia's departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources links farmers with hunters who are willing to help them reduce wild-hog populations.

October 21, 2014 | Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Area hunter nabs huge gator

Ashley Arnold of Gum Branch bagged an 11-foot, 8-inch and 535-pound alligator last month at Middleton Lake.

October 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Okefenokee NWR to Increase Recreation Fees

Folkston, GA….Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge has modified the entrance and recreation fees which aid the refuge in supporting the Visitor Services program. Beginning Oct. 1, the fees will be updated as follows:

October 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Tybee Pirate Fest this weekend

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. – The 10th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest is set for Oct. 9-12, 2014, bringing plenty of swashbuckling family-friendly fun. Every Columbus Day weekend, Tybee Island transforms into a lively pirate village, celebrating the colorful seafaring history of the Georgia coast.

October 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Proper tree-stand use aids in safer hunting experience

Tree-stand use is popular with hunters during deer season. However, with falls or other incidents accounting for almost half of all hunting incidents, improper or unsafe use of a tree stand can cause a hunter to become a hunting-incident statistic. So, be smart and be safe when using a tree stand.

October 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Ga. archery season in full swing

As the seasons transition from summer to autumn, it is time to prepare for a favorite time of year for many hunters. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division, archery season is in full swing, and archers have another week to bring home deer.

October 06, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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