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Fishing opportunities abound in area

For a memorable day of fishing, an angler might take along a fishing partner, preferably a youngster or wheelchair-bound adult who yearns for the chance to reel in a big one.

April 26, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Deer season not being shortened

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and others recently may have heard one of multiple news sources claim that the deer season length was to be reduced in the 2013-14 hunting year.

April 16, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR proposes hunting law changes

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and other interested citizens can review proposed changes to hunting regulations for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 hunting seasons.

April 15, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


The time is right for some oysters

Hello everyone, hope you're having a good weekend.

March 04, 2013 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


State-record yellow perch caught on Savannah River

THOMSON - Thomas Lewis of Grovetown reeled in the new state-record yellow perch Feb. 27 from the Savannah River, just below Clarks Hill Dam.

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


Natural Resource Discovery Day planned in Savannah

National Resource Discovery Day, an event centered on wildlife-profession education, will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge visitor center.

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


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


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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


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