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 ...
The spring tides started this past week. That, along with a strong northeast wind, gave us higher than normal tides. Some of the folks living along the coast had the tides come up into their yards. Because of this, there were only a few reports of trout being caught and Ray Goodman from Yellow Bluff Fishing Camp reported that the high tides had washed out all fishing activity.The tides should return to normal and that ...
There are great opportunities all over the state for catfish angling, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division.
City of Hinesville and Liberty County officials recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the upcoming construction of Irene Baker Thomas Park in Hinesville.
The brown shrimp have finally entered our waters, which should improve our recreational fishing and increase the catch of trout and bass.
Dr. Daniel Mobley and Marvin Deshazior share a laugh with a new friend as they finish the 9.2 mile walk to Dorchester Academy Saturday. The three were more than 100 people who completed the journey from Briar Bay to Dorchester.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources biologists have documented 113 nesting pairs of bald eagles in Georgia during the 2006-2007 nesting season. The figure represents an 18 percent increase from the previous season's total of 96 known active nests.
More than 250 children along with their families from Liberty, Bryan and surrounding counties converged at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery for a fun-filled day of fishing.
Due to weather on June 2, the Richmond Hill Exchange Club rescheduled its 17th annual Fishing Derby for Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery on Highway 144.
James Brown and Stafford parks are going wireless. By partnering up with Coastal Communications, wi-fi signals will be broadcast throughout the parks, human resources clerk Laura Troutman said. This means anyone with a laptop or portable game system (like a Playstation Portable) equipped with a wireless Internet function can surf the web, check email or play online video games.
Cub Scouts from the area are enjoying day camp this week. The boys made up for some lost time during the annual day camp Tuesday after Monday showers forced them indoors.
The thought of tragedy or death probably never enters the minds of most swimmers and boaters out enjoying a day of fun on the water - perhaps, it should.
There was a brief interruption of our fishing thanks to sub-tropical storm Andrea, making it nearly impossible to go out and fish. But, the fishing started up right after the storm went by and the trout and bass tournament went on as planned at the Half Moon Marina. Thirteen boats entered and prizes were awarded for the first, second and third place fishermen.
Attention, all you fisherman. It appears our fishing season has begun, both inshore and offshore. Although live shrimp are still hard to find, the fishing camps reported they are getting shrimp from Florida. Our white June shrimp should come into our area in a few weeks.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve want to hear from decision-makers to help guide coastal training efforts in order to balance future growth and development on Georgia's coasts.
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.