WAYCROSS - Since the completion of the tagging portion of the flathead catfish project in April and as of Aug. 3, biologists and technicians have removed 2,572 flathead catfish from the Satilla River.
BRUNSWICK - One of Georgia's oldest artificial reefs known to most anglers and divers as G Reef has been renamed the "HLHA Reef" in honor of now-retired Coastal Resources Division biologist and artificial reef project coordinator, Henry Ansley.
Our fishing is improving every week. The fishing reports had bass, flounder and trout. The flounder have started to bite, and their favorite bait is minnows.
Fort Stewart Youth Services Sports just completed its second annual Summer Fitness Walk Program. Fort Stewart Youth Sports worked with families to get their youth fit, trying to lower the rate of obesity and type 2 diabetes in the community.
The 2007-2008 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide now is available, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
Coastal fishing continues to be slow because of the hot weather. I went over to Yellow Bluff to check with Rayburn Goodman, operator of the Yellow Bluff Fishing Camp. Goodman reported the fishing was slow, and he also believes it is because of the hot weather we are having. Goodman did say he had several boats out over the weekend, and most of them reported catching trout and a few bass. They also reported most ...
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.
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.
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.
Women have three opportunities to improve various outdoor skills, including shooting (archery and firearms), fishing and camping, according to the Georgia DNR.
Hunter Pilkinton, 13, of Ludowici caught a 56 pound catfish on a sandbar on the Altamaha River near Jesup.
Alligators in Georgia currently have a population of more than 200,000, thanks to scientific wildlife management, according to the state DNR.
Jim and Amy Roberts of Midway had a rude awakening at 1 a.m. Thursday when a neighbor told them there was a young alligator in their yard. Amy Roberts thought the neighbor was joking until she saw the three-foot gator for herself. She called 911. After and officer arrived, he called DNR to come pick up the alligator.
Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper will host a paddle down the Ogeechee River next Saturday. OCRK is partnering with Ogeechee Outfitters to provide a safe and fun river excursion. The daylong outing will include shuttle to the starting point and lunch. Riverkeeper Chandra Brown and biologist Dr. Jim Wedincamp will be along to answer any questions that participants may have about the river's ecosystem and wildlife. "The focus is on the river," Melanie Hendrix, outreach coordinator for Ogeechee-Canoochee ...
The weather has been hot, and it has cut down on the fishing. It has been slow for several weeks.
BRUNSWICK - Those getting ready for a summer vacation on Georgia's coast need to remember many wildlife species depend on the beach.
Four of Georgia State Parks' lodges and resorts are or soon will be under new management, according to State Parks Director Becky Kelley.
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