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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


Environmentalists win lawsuit

Two environmental organizations won a landmark lawsuit against a state agency.

July 28, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Outdoors/Recreation


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Shad season to open Jan. 1

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. Jan. 1 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.

December 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Shad season set to open morning of Jan. 1

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. Jan. 1 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.

December 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Holiday gift ideas from Georgia State Parks and Historic sites

Georgia's State Parks can make holiday shopping easy for the outdoor lovers on your list. Give them 36 lakes, 13 Indian mounds, eight golf courses, three forts, one train and a swamp when you wrap up gift cards and memberships for some of Georgia's most beautiful places. Below are a few gift ideas that will last long after the egg nog is gone.

December 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Area’s water temperature is just right

Hello, folks, it sure is good to be back. I hope everyone is doing well and wetting a hook.

December 10, 2014 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Sunbury hosts high school regatta

Eighteen two-man teams set off in 15-foot sailboats down the Medway River during the North Points League Sailing Regatta on Saturday, Nov. 22.

November 26, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia’s mountains serve as real-life postcard

About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.

November 24, 2014 | Randy Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Paddlers explore creek

Led by Fort McAllister State Historic Park rangers Sarah Miller, Shirley Rowe and Trevor Johnston, a half-dozen hardy paddlers battled the elements Saturday to canoe Redbird Creek and learn more about Georgia's saltwater marsh.

November 22, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Fort McAllister hosts 'geocampers'

Over the weekend, the Fort McAllister State Historic Site hosted the Georgia GeoCampers for a second year in a row.

November 14, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


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