There are great opportunities all over the state for catfish angling, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
City of Hinesville and Liberty County officials recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the upcoming construction of Irene Baker Thomas Park in Hinesville.
The brown shrimp have finally entered our waters, which should improve our recreational fishing and increase the catch of trout and bass.
Dr. Daniel Mobley and Marvin Deshazior share a laugh with a new friend as they finish the 9.2 mile walk to Dorchester Academy Saturday. The three were more than 100 people who completed the journey from Briar Bay to Dorchester.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources biologists have documented 113 nesting pairs of bald eagles in Georgia during the 2006-2007 nesting season. The figure represents an 18 percent increase from the previous season's total of 96 known active nests.
More than 250 children along with their families from Liberty, Bryan and surrounding counties converged at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery for a fun-filled day of fishing.
Due to weather on June 2, the Richmond Hill Exchange Club rescheduled its 17th annual Fishing Derby for Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery on Highway 144.
James Brown and Stafford parks are going wireless. By partnering up with Coastal Communications, wi-fi signals will be broadcast throughout the parks, human resources clerk Laura Troutman said. This means anyone with a laptop or portable game system (like a Playstation Portable) equipped with a wireless Internet function can surf the web, check email or play online video games.
The thought of tragedy or death probably never enters the minds of most swimmers and boaters out enjoying a day of fun on the water - perhaps, it should.
There was a brief interruption of our fishing thanks to sub-tropical storm Andrea, making it nearly impossible to go out and fish. But, the fishing started up right after the storm went by and the trout and bass tournament went on as planned at the Half Moon Marina. Thirteen boats entered and prizes were awarded for the first, second and third place fishermen.
Attention, all you fisherman. It appears our fishing season has begun, both inshore and offshore. Although live shrimp are still hard to find, the fishing camps reported they are getting shrimp from Florida. Our white June shrimp should come into our area in a few weeks.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve want to hear from decision-makers to help guide coastal training efforts in order to balance future growth and development on Georgia's coasts.
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 it off with a pistol. Standard said it was a one-hour battle and called the experience scary but exciting. "I have been all around the ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those needing a hunter-education course before deer season have three options to make that happen.