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.
Eighty-four year old Olner Nobles of Riceboro (sister of Riceboro City Councilman Henry Relaford) has fished for 60 years. She describes herself as a "free spirit." When she turned 65, she received an honorary fishing license.
Here are the results from the Liberty County Bass Club tournament held out of Clyo on the Savannah River on July 7:
With the improved weather our inshore and off shore fishing definitely improved this past weekend with plenty of catches to report from Ray Goodman at Yellow Bluff.
Two environmental organizations won a landmark lawsuit against a state agency. The Altamaha and Satilla Riverkeepers proved the Brunswick Environmental Protection Division failed to protect the coastal marshes by granting a buffer variance to the developer of the Brunswick Landing Marina on Aiken Island, Altamaha Riverkeeper Deborah Shepphard said. Along Georgia's coast, there is a jurisdictional line that separates the upland from the marsh, and the developer, James Torras Sr., asked the EPD to push ...
Staff report Anglers will get two chances to follow their passion for fun and prizes later this month in Liberty County. The Spotted Sea Trout Tournament is set for July 21 in conjunction with the annual Liberty Fest. The festival itself is two days, July 20-21, of arts and crafts, historical re-enactment, kayak races and more in Hinesville and around Sunbury on the coast. The fishing tournament starts at 6 a.m. July 21, with a ...
SAVANNAH ‑ Five missing boaters stranded on the eastern side of St. Catherine's Island were rescued early Monday by a Coast Guard helicopter crew.
The fisherman are having better luck this past weekend according to fishing reports received from Ray Goodman from Yellow Bluff Fishing Camp.
LAKE LANIER ISLANDS - Gov. Sonny Perdue and the Professional Anglers Association Tuesday announced that initial planning has begun to bring a professional bass fishing tournament here.Called the Go Fish Georgia Professional Anglers Association Championship, the tournament is expected to draw the top bass anglers in the country. As part of the championship, Lake Lanier will also host the Governor's Go Fish Georgia Pro/Am Tournament, which is scheduled for Nov. 1.PAA is exploring the opportunity ...
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Hundreds of dead seabirds washing up along the Southeast coast in recent weeks apparently starved to death, but experts don't know why.The deaths of the birds - similar to gulls and called greater shearwaters - have wildlife officials worried about possible changes in the ocean that could have affected the fish the birds usually eat."It's got a lot of folks talking and wondering," Jennifer Koches, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Fish and ...
tags tag fee of $35 plus the $20 tag fee and ad valorem tax, if required.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia waters are now open for commercial and recreational harvest of food shrimp.
The Canada goose is an adaptable bird and can live in a variety of locations, including open farmland and rural reservoirs to suburban neighborhood ponds, office complexes, parks and other developed areas.
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