This week in the great outdoors:
ATLANTA - Georgians are invited to lace up their hiking boots this month in celebration of National Trails Day and the 85th anniversary of Georgia's State Park System.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia waters will open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp at 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to DNR Commissioner Mark Williams.
Well friends and neighbors when it rains it pours, and we certainly have had our share - no pun intended. As they say the rain is good for all things, plants and fish, shrimp and crab. I know there are more things out there, but these are the ones I am most interested in.
BRUNSWICK - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced a men's record for blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus) landed in Georgia by Tyler Deal of Statesboro.
PERTH, Australia — While smartphones have become increasingly sophisticated over the years, most people consider them useless once they break. An angler in Australia decided to disprove this theory by rigging a broken iPhone with a treble hook and filming the ensuing action.
BRUNSWICK - Oyster harvest, both commercial and recreational in state waters, will close at 6 a.m. June 1, DNR Commissioner Mark Williams announced.
BRUNSWICK - The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently deployed 50 fish aggregating devices, FADs, at the Joe's Cut inshore artificial reef site as part of ongoing efforts to increase fish habitat and angling opportunities in coastal Georgia.
This week in fishing:
The fifth annual Fishin' for a Cure Tournament, a panfish fundraiser for area children with health issues, will be Saturday at Noble's Cabin in Long County on the Altamaha River.
When many people think about the benefits of going on a hike, they focus on burning calories and improving physical health. However, there are a lot of benefits for your mental well-being as well.
ATLANTA - Georgia's State Parks and Historic Sites have planned family friendly activities in celebration of National Kids to Parks Day on May 21. Sponsored by the National Park Trust, the celebration encourages children to explore public lands.
This week on the coastal waterway:
FINGAL HEAD, Australia — The biggest limitation of surf fishing has always been the inability to reach fish that are further out than you can cast. Another challenge is locating schools of fish from your vantage point on the shore.
THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Spring adventures often bring an accompaniment of rain. While a light drizzle can be an absolute pleasure during a hike, it can cause major discomfort at higher elevations where the temperatures are cooler.
ATLANTA - Across the nation, thousands of Americans started 2017 off on the "right foot" by attending a First Day Hike in America's state parks ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and others interested are encouraged to attend any of eight upcoming public meetings regarding the development of proposed hunting regulations for the ...
THE GREAT OUTDOORS — With only a handful of hunts left to close before the big game season is over, most hunters are kicking back and ...
THE GREAT OUTDOORS — January marks the beginning of a new year. For many of us, this means new goals are set with the hopes of ...
Goodbye and good riddance 2016. I doubt I was the only one doing a jig of joy when the ball dropped and ushered in a ...
HAILEY, Idaho — Toni Marcroft was driving on a highway near her hometown of Hailey, Idaho, when she came across a traffic delay caused by a ...
Hello friends and neighbors, wishing you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — While bobcats may be smaller than cougars, they can still pack a punch.
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