SOCIAL CIRCLE - Two public fishing areas are offering special all-night fishing hours on select dates.
BRUNSWICK - Chris Gray of Shellman Bluff recently set a new men's record for cubera snapper landed in Georgia, according to the state department of natural resources.
Former Gov. Sonny Perdue is credited for taking action to expand the Georgia's $2 billion a year freshwater fishing industry. He proposed the initial $19 million for the Go Fish Georgia Initiative as part of his 2007-08 state budget.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The deadline to apply for an alligator permit for the 2012 season in Georgia is July 31.
BRUNSWICK - The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will host a public hearing Thursday in Riceboro on proposed amendments to the saltwater fishing regulations.
Howdy, friends and neighbors, hope everyone has had a good week so far.
Friday morning's sky was absolutely beautiful, the kind of morning when you look out on the water and watch for that cork to go clean out of sight.
No part of the Georgia coast is protected from pollution by plastics and other debris.
Well, wishing everyone a belated Happy Fourth of July. I hope you had a good one. The fireworks show at Half Moon Marina was excellent.
BRUNSWICK - The Coastal Resources Division has formed a finfish advisory panel to advise the Department of Natural Resources in matters related to management of saltwater finfish species such as spotted seatrout and red drum.
BRUNSWICK - A see-saw cycle of drought in early spring and heavy rains in late spring and the start of summer resulted in fewer wood stork nests and young in south Georgia this year.
Local angler Jackie Brookins caught these two fish while angling out at Isle of Wight last weekend. The spottail bass and red fish both measured 23 inches long.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced last week that the women's record for the heaviest tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, has been awarded to Pam H. Page of Savannah.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Wear a life jacket, boat sober and stay alert during the Fourth of July holiday, urges the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
Well, friends and neighbors, looks like the rain has passed, but the weather report is 6-to-8-foot seas. Be careful if you are out there this weekend.
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.