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Plenty of holiday-themed happenings coming up

Get in the holiday mood this December and check out these local events.

November 16, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Thanks to veterans, and let’s get fishing

Hello, everyone. Tight Line Jr. here. I want to thank all the troops and veterans out there, especially my father, Sgt. Maj. Allen F. Branch, better known as Tight Line. He taught me everything about fishing and life. Thank you, and thanks to all the troops. God Bless.

November 16, 2009 | Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Gov’t says brown pelicans are endangered no longer

WASHINGTON - Much like its death-defying dives for fish, the brown pelican has resurfaced after plummeting to the brink of extinction.

November 16, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Have a good catch? I’ll stop by for dinner

Hello, everyone. Tight Line Jr. here and I hope y'all are doing well out there.

November 09, 2009 | Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Gray’s Reef Sanctuary seeks advisory council applicants

NOAA's Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for one position representing sport diving on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in sanctuary management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent.

November 09, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Wildlife services has new regional director

ATLANTA - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Sam Hamilton announced today the selection of Cynthia K. Dohner as regional director for the Southeast Region.

November 09, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia boasts six black bass species

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Georgia has a diversity of bass that continues to reel in anglers from across the nation. As the only state in the nation with six of the seven black bass species, Georgia stands out as a bass angler's paradise. This fall, regardless of where you are in the state, bass fishing opportunities abound and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is providing anglers with some helpful bass fishing information.

November 02, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Father-son team nets lots of mackeral

Sanford Carter and his son Andrew pose with their catch of mackeral.

October 12, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Family trips can mean nice, big catches

Hello, everybody. Tight Line Jr. here. Ol' Tight Line says howdy to everyone and hopes you all are doing well.

October 12, 2009 | Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Leaf peepers can use site to plan trips to Ga. state parks

ATLANTA - Autumn's arrival means multicolored leaves crunching beneath your hiking boots and gooey s'mores sticking to your chin.

October 12, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Swell weather for netting the big catches

Hello to all my fellow anglers out there. Tight Line Jr. here. As always, Ol' Tight Line says hello.

October 05, 2009 | Donnie Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Bats play critical role in nature

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Although recent headlines may help perpetuate fear of bats, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources wants to remind those who are unfamiliar with the creatures that bats are an important part of nature.

October 05, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Local hunters bag 9-foot gator

Former Liberty County Lady Panther softball pitcher Cassie Standard and her father, softball coach Jerome Standard, were alligator hunting a few weeks ago when Cassie nailed this nine-foot, 220-pound gator with a single arrow straight throught the swamp monster's eye.

September 28, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


WILD facts: Checking in on box turtles

Box turtles travel through the woods and cross roads more frequently after heavy rains. The soaked soil brings worms, snails and insects to the surface, allowing for easy pickings. Other foods include mushrooms, berries and carrion.

September 28, 2009 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Report manatee sightings to fish and wildlife services

Reports of manatee sightings outside Florida, as far north as Massachusetts and as far west as Texas, are becoming more frequent.

September 28, 2009 | Staff report Experts say ’09 has been deadly for sea creatures | Outdoors/Recreation


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Sorority sets bowling social for Feb. 25

The Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is hosting a free Go Red bowling event from 3-7 p.m. Feb. 25 at Marne ...

February 19, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR asks Young birders, artists to compete

It's time for young birders to hone their bird-identifying skills to prepare for the annual Georgia Youth Birding Competition, set for April 27–28.

February 16, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


DNR brochure has vacation travel tips

ATLANTA - With spring around the corner, many of us are thinking ahead to warmer weather and weekend escapes.

February 08, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Simple strategies to help keep healthy resolutions

We’re well into the new year. How are those healthy resolutions coming? Feeling overwhelmed? Not seeing as much progress as you’d like? Marathons ...

February 05, 2018 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Review: Camping gear for the great outdoors

THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Whether you're camping in the snow or trekking in warmer weather, this can be the perfect time of year for an ...

February 01, 2018 | Grant Olsen KSL.com | Outdoors/Recreation


Shrimp season closes off state

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources announced last week that shrimping off the coast of Georgia has been closed.

January 31, 2018 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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