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Last trip with Dad was something special

Howdy, friends and fellow anglers. I would like to dedicate this week's article to my father, Old Tight Line, or Capt. Allen Friley Branch, a great fisherman and fine father. This one's for you, Dad.

February 18, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Savannah-Ogeechee Canal holds ‘super museum’ day

During the early part of the 19th century, it was easier to move farm and timber products by water than land. Rivers and man-made canals were the highways of early Georgia.

February 18, 2013 | Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Hunter-ed grads get free use of ranges

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunter-education graduates can "give it a shot" with a free three-month pass to any of the 18 Department of Natural Resources shooting ranges in Georgia.

February 05, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Brunswick man pleads guilty to acquiring loggerhead turtle eggs

BRUNSWICK - Lewis Jackson Sr., 58, of Brunswick, pled guilty Wednesday to acquiring loggerhead sea turtle eggs in violation of the Lacey Act.

February 04, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Wildlife officials to decide on controversial bear hunts

MACON - As Georgia wildlife officials draft hunting regulations for the next two years, they will consider whether to change the rules for controversial Middle Georgia black bear hunts.

February 04, 2013 | The Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


‘At Waters Edge’ annual awards gala planned

SAVANNAH - Ogeechee Riverkeeper will present "At Waters Edge!," the 2013 annual awards gala, on Feb. 23 at Fort McAllister State Park.

February 04, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Good fishing, recipe ahead of big game

Howdy, friends and neighbors. I hope the folks who had a three-day weekend really enjoyed it.

January 28, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


3 right whales saved from entanglement have babies

SAVANNAH - Researchers who monitor endangered right whales off the Atlantic coast are celebrating after spotting newborn calves belonging to three whales that years ago had to be rescued from entanglement in fishing gear.

January 28, 2013 | Russ Bynum The Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


New hunter-ed grads get free passes at shooting ranges

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunter-education graduates can "give it a shot" with a free three-month pass to any of the 18 Department of Natural Resources shooting ranges in Georgia.

January 28, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Good fishing, good recipe

Hello, friends and fellow anglers. Hope all in well in your world. I would like to wish a belated Happy New Year to everyone.

January 14, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing is all about the whole experience

Hello, friends! Much has been written about sunrises and sunsets. Many people will argue about which the most beautiful is. I suppose your preference might depend on which area of the country you're from. The folks who live in places like Key West get the best of both worlds. However, here on the South Georgia coast, we get gorgeous sunrises and of the two, it is my preference.

December 24, 2012 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Berry College puts up eagle cam

FLOYD - Berry College is giving the public a chance to view its pair of bald eagles up close.

December 20, 2012 | Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


Proposed marina loses permit

SAVANNAH - A judge says a Georgia commission violated state rules protecting coastal marshes when it granted a permit for a new marina near Savannah without requiring proof the boat docks were needed.

December 12, 2012 | Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


Right whale, calf spotted off Florida

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. - Florida wildlife officials say they've spotted the first mothers and calves of the right whale calving season.

December 12, 2012 | Associated Press | Outdoors/Recreation


State’s quail population is looking good for season

Quail hunting season is under way, and the 2012-13 forecast looks good, particularly in south and east Georgia.

December 03, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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New complex adds services, gears up for summer

The Liberty County Community Complex is a busy place, and county officials say it is about to get even more foot traffic with tag-renewal services, summer library programs and the pool opening.

April 14, 2014 | Denise Etheridge | Outdoors/Recreation


Boater-safety course on April 19

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Marine Patrol Unit will conduct a boater-safety course April 19.

April 01, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR launches online map of recreation land

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently unveiled an interactive map that identifies DNR-managed lands and outdoor recreation opportunities.

March 27, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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