TYBEE ISLAND - The deadline to enter the Fall in Love with Tybee" Sweepstakes is 5 p.m. Friday.
Hello, friends and neighbors. Hope life is treating you good. I have several reports from all around the region. My old friend, Capitan Jim Sheridan down around St. Simons, took his party out last weekend and they ended up with a nice haul. Back at dockside all counted they landed 14 trout, four spottail bass, and three really nice-sized flounder. Good payday for a good catch. Well, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes went fishing with ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - With an estimated 50,000 deer-car collisions annually in Georgia, leaders of the state's wildlife, highway safety and insurance agencies are advising motorists to be cautious of increased deer sightings this fall.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - While archery and primitive weapons season occurs first, many hunters anxiously wait until the opening day of firearms season to get into the woods.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - During the most recent hunting season, Georgia reported 36 hunting incidents, 16 of which involved firearms.
SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. - Georgia is setting aside a week in October for deer hunters who use bows, muzzle-loading rifles and other primitive firearms.
Hello to all. The best fishing advice I ever heard came from my dad when he said, "Always keep a tight line." It's to the point, simplistic and effective - truer words were never spoken. If you strive to be a great fisherman or fisherwoman, then you must obey that simple doctrine.
Soldiers, retirees and family members visiting Fort Stewart's post exchange Friday were greeted by a line of umbrella tents where members of the installation's outdoor recreation facilities and organizations conducted an Outdoor Wilderness Fair.
Well friends, fall weather is upon us, and I just love it. There are some reports from around our area, and it looks like the fish are biting. Here we go: • Olin Frasier - who was fishing with his son, Morgan, around Saint Catherines Island - said they caught big reds until they were wore out. They had nine catch-and-releases. My friends, those are the big daddys. • Down around Two Way Fish ...
The Liberty County Bass Club held a tournament Sept. 8 on Lake Blackshear in Cordele. Ron Welch, left, took first place, catching four fish with a total weight of 9.01 pounds. Johnnie Lawson, center, placed second with four fish weighing 8.97 pounds. Will Eller earned the big-fish award after landing a 4.49-pound catch. The club's next tournament is Oct. 6 in Hardeeville.
Robert Bell, Liberty County agricultural extension agent, and master gardener Dot Moss recommend using the first half of autumn to prepare lawns and gardens for winter.
Well, friends and fellow anglers, seems like the fall weather is creeping in. Man, I so love this time of year, as did my father, Old Tight Line did. It was his favorite time of year for fishing.
BRUNSWICK - The U.S. Secretary of Commerce has approved a request by NOAA Fisheries to allow limited harvest of red snapper in the federal waters of the South Atlantic.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Events and activities, including a free fishing day, are planned in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day, which is Saturday, Sept. 22, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Hello, friends and neighbors. I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day weekend. I am looking forward to the fall weather rolling in; it's my favorite time of year for fishing.
STATESBORO - The sixth annual Statesboro 5K Turkey Trot will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in Statesboro.
Many of Georgia's 56 state parks and historic sites offer a history lesson. Gen. Coffee State Park, located about 90 minutes from Hinesville on Highway 32, is like stepping into the past.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Boaters and other interested parties are invited to one of three upcoming public meetings hosted by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Law Enforcement Division to discuss proposed regulation changes regarding boating.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Using primitive weapons, such as muzzleloaders, requires specific safety precautions, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division. Primitive weapons deer-hunting season starts Saturday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE ­- Georgia boat owners with expired registrations are encouraged to renew their boat decals before Oct. 24, when a new state law adding a $10 late fee for registration renewal after expiration will be implemented.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters looking to pursue deer with firearms that harken back to a different time will have their chance, Oct. 12-18, during the week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season. During last year's primitive weapons season, more than 45,000 hunters took home more than 10,500 deer representing about three percent of Georgia's total deer harvest.
Hello friends and neighbors, hope everyone is enjoying life.
The annual Sunbury 5K Road Race is Saturday. The run, Presented by Merritt & Grinstead, Attorneys at Law, Hinesville, starts at 9 a.m. with packet pick-up at Merchants Wharf Condos.
Hello, friends and neighbors. Sorry I have missed you the past couple of weeks. I was a little under the weather, but things are looking much better.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Many hunters utilize tree stands to give them a leg up on their quarry. However, sometimes these are improperly installed or show signs of wear after several years.
The South Georgia Kings, who are celebrating their 10th season of travel basketball, recently thanked fans and supporters by giving them a chance to win gas cards worth from $25 to $100.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND - More than a dozen underwater robotic vehicles called "gliders" will be launched simultaneously this month in a massive, cooperative project involving 10 East Coast research institutions, including the University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography.
WAYCROSS - Fishing, or more accurately "catching," is about to bust wide open in south Georgia rivers, thanks to river levels dropping within the banks, according to personnel with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Local hunters Cassie Standard; her father, Jerome; and her uncle, Bubba Crowley, opened alligator season Sept. 7 by nabbing this 407-pound, 12-foot gator. Cassie Standard said it was the biggest gator the trio had seen or taken down. Standard, an avid bow hunter, hit the gator with an arrow. She said they had to get another line on the gator and had to nab him with a giant treble hook, a harpoon and finally finish ...