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These are the fishing reports I received from Raymond Goodman of Yellow Bluff fishing camp:
FORSYTH - Halloween has come and gone, but superstitious fears and negative myths about bats live on, fed by the creatures' unusual habits and appearance. Some people panic at the thought of a bat in their home. Others are better informed and realize that bats are for the most part harmless and fascinating.
History will come alive in front of your eyes! Fun for the whole family, bring your bicycles and soak up the coastal charm of Darien, Georgia's second oldest city Saturday, admission is free.
Well friends, not many reports with the spring tides.
BRUNSWICK - Red knots are one of the most watched-for shorebirds on the Georgia coast in fall, a rare, long-distance aviator whose presence highlights the critical need to conserve coastal habitats.
Kayak Bird Count
I believe our fall fishing season is beginning to start.
Ron Boyd and party: 27 trout and seven bass,
Red lionfish, a venomous invasive species from the western Pacific Ocean, have been confirmed for the first time in NOAA's Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, located in the Atlantic 17 miles off the Georgia coast.
Gov. Sonny Perdue recently signed a proclamation designating Saturday, the opening day of modern firearms season for deer hunting, as Turn In Poachers Day in Georgia.
I believe our fall fishing season has started.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - It's the most popular time of year again for Georgia hunters. Firearms deer hunting season is just around the corner, and according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division, 94 percent of deer hunters in Georgia pursue the species using modern firearms. The season opens Oct. 20 and continues through Jan. 1, 2008 in the Northern Zone. In the Southern Zone, the season is through Jan. 15, 2008.
Alligator that killed woman in Ga. caught
ATLANTA - Those who love lazy summer days and sleeping under the stars can save money with camping deals from Georgia's state parks.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently approved a request by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries to allow limited recreational harvesting of red snapper in federal waters, according to Doug Haymans, policy coordinator with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
In an effort to educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association (GWRA) has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide Wildlife Hotline. Barely two months old, the toll-free number has had even more of an impact than expected. Calls average between 25 per day, but the organization reports that they have received as many as 50 on some days.
BRUNSWICK - Brendin Page of Savannah is the newest Georgia saltwater game fish record-holder after landing a 205-pound, 8-ounce swordfish while fishing offshore May 31.
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