GAINESVILLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division announces the re-opening of Dukes Creek to normal angling activity beginning Monday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Primitive weapons deer hunting season begins Oct. 13. Last year, more than 54,000 muzzleloader hunters harvested approximately 15,966 deer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division. This year, the statewide primitive weapons deer season runs Oct. 13-19. "Our primitive weapons deer season provides hunters the opportunity to hunt with traditional or inline black powder firearms or to continue hunting with archery gear. Hunters are allowed to hunt either-sex ...
The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center's May 2007 two-part lecture series was funded in part by a grant from the Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation Preservation Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After encouraging gains in the 1990s, populations of loggerhead sea turtles are now dropping in the United States, primarily as a result of commercial fishing, a federal review has confirmed.
The second annual Shawnee McGowan Memorial Junior Rodeo is planned for Sept. 29 at the NC Ranch in Long County.
ud Frankenthaler of Hinesville receives the first-place award for 2007 in his age group based on totaling the best four results in the Georgia State Park series of triathlons.
Our fishing is getting better every week. This week the fishermen landed bass, trout, whiting, and some flounder. Rayburn Goodman, of Yellow Bluff fishing camp, had several fishing reports for me this past week. Robert Moody, fishing with Bing Phillips, landed 12 trout, seven flounder, and three bass. Don Allison, fishing with his wife, caught eight trout, 12 whiting, and two flounder. Bryan Self, fishing with Roger Boykin, caught 11 trout, two flounder, and two ...
KEY LARGO, Fla. - A nine-day mission that began Monday in the world's only permanent working undersea laboratory is like living in a fishbowl in more ways than one: Anyone with an Internet connection can watch the researchers work and hang out 60 feet below the surface.
Our coastal fishing is looking a little better, with fish being caught. It is still hot, and I believe that is the reason that we are not having much activity by the fishermen. However, I did receive a few fishing reports from Rayburn Goodman, operator of the Yellow Bluff Fishing Camp. Goodman had several fishing reports for me this week. These are the first fishing reports that I have received this month. Goodman reported: Robert ...
The Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Preserve is reopening this month with the theme "The Georgia Coast's Most Valuable Natural Resource and Old Ironsides, the USS Constitution."
SOCIAL CIRCLE. - A Jekyll Island exhibit that explores shrimp trawling and marine life. A nature trail turned school classroom at an elementary school in Rome. A new educational program taking root and blooming fast at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
The Hinesville Fort Stewart Shrine Club had its 22nd annual Golf Tournament Saturday morning. Teams teed off for a chance to win a Dodge Nitro or a Suzuki SX4 courtesy of Liberty Chrysler Dodge Jeep Suzuki. Shriners raise funds to provide medical care for children at no cost to families in need. They have 22 hospital throughout North America of which 18 are orthopedic hospitals, three burn hospitals and one hospital that provides spinal cord ...
The Labor Day holiday was a total loss as far as fishing. The weather was bad all through the holiday. The tides were not bad, however the rain had the water muddy and there was very little fishing.
A set of guided tours providing a look at special re-enactments will take place at Melon Bluff Nature Center near Midway this weekend.
Social Circle - For the past 15 years, hunters across the state have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need.
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 ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Those needing a hunter-education course before deer season have three options to make that happen.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. – Tybee Island, Georgia, is set to host the 9th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest on Oct. 10-13, bringing plenty of swashbuckling family-friendly fun. Every Columbus Day weekend, Tybee Island transforms into a lively pirate village, celebrating the colorful seafaring history of the Georgia coast.
SAVANNAH, GA. -- Visitors to Savannah's Skidaway Island State Park can now sleep in air-conditioned comfort thanks to new camper cabins. The three mini-cabins each offer a screened porch, bathroom with shower, kitchen, master bedroom and kids' sleeping loft. Guests bring their own linens, cooking supplies and sense of adventure. Outside, they'll find a picnic table, grill and fire ring surrounded by beautiful Live Oaks and Spanish moss. Skidaway Island State Park offers a wide ...
Archery enthusiasts have a new range to visit now that the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center (CEWC) Archery Range officially opened today, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Free celebrations are planned in the area for National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 28, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
COVINGTON - The Georgia Wildlife Federation, through the Foundation's State Giving Program, last week received a $35,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to assist with Georgia Hunters for the Hungry.
Local hunting show "Hunten Ham Horn Feather" will air at 8 a.m. Sunday.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Deer-hunting season opens Saturday statewide.
The city of Hinesville will host its first 5K run/walk to benefit mental-health patients and build awareness at 8 a.m. Saturday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park.
SOCIAL CIRCLE -Waterfowl hunting season dates and regulations have been approved for the 2013-2014 season by the Board of Natural Resources.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The upcoming Labor Day holiday is expected to bring people to the water to celebrate for one more warm-weather weekend.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The 2013-14 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is available online and in print, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division recently announced.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - All hunters interested in participating in a deer-quota hunt need to complete an online application that must be in before midnight Sept. 1, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Women interested in the outdoors, but perhaps with little-to-no outdoor knowledge, can discover hunting, fishing, boating and other recreational skills through a program series provided by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center.