ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens urges Georgians to keep fire safety in mind when enjoying activities such as grilling and camping this summer.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - As part of a long-term, nationwide survey, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is enlisting volunteers to begin collecting acoustic data from Georgia bats in the wild this month.
Hello, friends and fellow anglers. I know we have had some weather issues lately with the wind and rain.
Wilderness Southeast is offering private guided tours by boat and kayak across the Georgia Coast.
ATLANTA -A free app highlighting Georgia's State Parks and Wildlife Resources was recently ranked No. 34 in downloads on iTunes Apple store.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is accepting online applications for public quota hunts including deer, alligator, waterfowl, dove and many others. The newly redesigned system now allows sportsmen and women of all ages to apply electronically for quota hunts including Adult/Child specialty hunts.
SAVANNAH - In celebration of World Oceans Day, Jacques Cousteau's birthday and the new "Sea Jellies of the Georgia Coast" exhibit, the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service will host free hands-on education programs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 9 at the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
FORSYTH - A warm winter and spring probably contributed to more snakes being seen this year, but there's no evidence that Georgia snake populations are increasing.
Beginning Monday, sportsmen who hold recreation, hunting or fishing permits for Fort Stewart or Hunter Army Airfield may renew them online through WebTrac at webtrac.mwr.army.mil/sites/ga.html.
Howdy, friends and neighbors. Hope you have enjoyed the holiday weekend thus far.
BRUNSWICK - DNR Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's territorial waters will close to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 6 a.m. Friday through midnight on Sept. 30.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams announced that Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 6 a.m. Wednesday.
YORKTOWN, Va. – Several U.S. government agencies have announced an annual pass to active-duty service members and their dependents, granting free access to more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests and other public lands.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Stay sober and know the laws when operating a boat this holiday weekend, urges the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - With more time spent on the water as the weather warms up, it's important to remember the safety precautions to take during these recreational activities.
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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?