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Youth encouraged to walk to stay fit

August 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia hunting rules available

The 2007-2008 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide now is available, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.

August 22, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Heat taking toll on fishing

Coastal fishing continues to be slow because of the hot weather.

August 21, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia parks division contender for award

Georgia's State Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Division is a finalist for the National Recreation and Park Association's "Gold Medal Excellence in Park & Recreation Management" award - the most prestigious award a recreation agency can achieve. Georgia shares the honor with state park systems from Utah and Tennessee.

August 16, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing season looking up

The weather continues to stay hot, however, I believe our fishing season has started, judging from the fishing reports I have received this past week. The fishermen are catching bass, trout and flounder.

August 14, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Alligators showing up at Yeomans Bird Pond

Recent improvements at Yeomans Bird Pond, one of East Liberty's showplaces, have brought more than just the desired visitors. Observers at the pond, home to a variety of coastal birds, have reported at least two alligators, which they suspect are being fed by visitors because of the fearless way they approach the boardwalk when people visit the area.

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Women outdoors workshop

Women have three opportunities to improve various outdoor skills, including shooting (archery and firearms), fishing and camping, according to the Georgia DNR.

August 09, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Youngster catches 56-pounder

August 09, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Registration for gator season ends next week

Alligators in Georgia currently have a population of more than 200,000, thanks to scientific wildlife management, according to the state DNR.

August 09, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Alligator surprises Midway couple

August 09, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Canoe trip on Ogeechee Saturday

Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper will host a paddle down the Ogeechee River next Saturday.

August 07, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


It's been too hot to fish

The weather has been hot, and it has cut down on the fishing. It has been slow for several weeks.

August 07, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


84-year-old still enjoys the sport

Eighty-four year old Olner Nobles of Riceboro (sister of Riceboro City Councilman Henry Relaford) has fished for 60 years. She describes herself as a "free spirit." When she turned 65, she received an honorary fishing license.

August 07, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Bass club finishes tourney, plans two more

Here are the results from the Liberty County Bass Club tournament held out of Clyo on the Savannah River on July 7:

August 02, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing is good

With the improved weather our inshore and off shore fishing definitely improved this past weekend with plenty of catches to report from Ray Goodman at Yellow Bluff.

July 31, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


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Input wanted for seatrout management

BRUNSWICK - The Finfish Advisory Panel of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is reviewing the status of spotted seatrout in Georgia, and the group is seeking public input about harvest regulations through an online survey.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Camping deals available for state parks

ATLANTA - Those who love lazy summer days and sleeping under the stars can save money with camping deals from Georgia's state parks.

July 16, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Limited red snapper season opens

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.

July 15, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Wildlife Rescue has busy baby season

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.

July 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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