CLAXTON - Keith Barnard, president of The Evans County Wildlife Club, announced that the 41st annual Rattlesnake Roundup Festival will be Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9, in the Claxton-Evans Industrial Park on Highway 280 West in Claxton.
Atlanta - Boaters, hunters and fishermen are about to face the largest fee increase in history unless the General Assembly provides funding to implement a new license sales system, according to Glenn Dowling, executive vice president of the Georgia Wildlife Federation, the largest statewide sportsman's and conservation organization.
Hello friends and anglers. Nice weather this weekend for getting outdoors and doing some fishing.
THOMASTON - Participants of all ages are invited on Saturday, March 8, to "Fire on the Mountain, " a celebration of an ongoing effort to conserve areas of rare montane longleaf pine habitat through the use of prescribed fire at Sprewell Bluff State Park near Thomaston.
Not all frogs breed during the warmer months. From November through March, you may hear upland chorus frogs trying to attract mates. Their call sounds like a fingernail repeatedly running across the teeth of a comb.
SOCIAL CIRCLE -- The Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division, hopes to make it easier for residents to keep up with what's going on in and around their county with a new, online weekly law enforcement activity report.
SOCIAL CIRCLE -- Search and rescue incidents, boating violation citations and boating safety education are just some of the responsibilities of the Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division boating officers.
Steve Francis of Ashland, Ky., took the lead from polesitter Billy Moyer midway through the 50-lap finale at Golden Isles Speedway's Super Bowl of Racing IV and led the rest of the way for a victory worth $10,000.
Well, friends and fishermen, not much to report this week, though I do have one report from the area.
BRUNSWICK - The sixth annual Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run across the Sidney Lanier Bridge is scheduled for Feb. 16.
NEW ORLEANS - Red snapper quotas for recreational and commercial fishermen will drop by almost 50 percent from quotas in force early last year, under new regulations that take effect Feb. 28.
SAVANNAH - On Feb. 23, participants in the second annual Critz Race for Preservation 10K/5K in Savannah will be out walking and running in support of the Historic Savannah Foundation.
Hello friends and fishermen. Missed you all last week. Things are looking cold for the weekend but I still have a few reports from Rayburn and John at Yellow Bluff and around the coastal area.
BRUNSWICK - A small army of bird watchers will scour Georgia's barrier island beaches on Monday. Their mission: Count and identify every waterbird they see.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgians have the chance to win a lifetime hunting-and-fishing license in the next edition of the Lifetime License Contest sponsored by the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation.
Acclaimed photographer John Reed will present his End of Summer Nature Photography Workshop on Sept. 13-14 at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge near Folkston.
Hello, friends and anglers. As you know, the local inshore saltwater has been rather muddy lately due to the rain and wind. This, along with the extensive heat, has kept the fishing to a minimum.
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.
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