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DNR reopening trout creek

GAINESVILLE - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division announces the re-opening of Dukes Creek to normal angling activity beginning Monday.

October 16, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Primitive weapon deer season starts. Oct. 13

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Primitive weapons deer hunting season begins Oct. 13.

October 16, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Coastal lecture on video on Web

The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center's May 2007 two-part lecture series was funded in part by a grant from the Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Foundation Preservation Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

October 16, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Loggerhead populations declining

WASHINGTON (AP) - After encouraging gains in the 1990s, populations of loggerhead sea turtles are now dropping in the United States, primarily as a result of commercial fishing, a federal review has confirmed.

October 10, 2007 | By Ben Evans Associated Press Writer | Outdoors/Recreation


Rodeo Saturday benefits Blue Tide football

The second annual Shawnee McGowan Memorial Junior Rodeo is planned for Sept. 29 at the NC Ranch in Long County.

October 09, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Local runner takes top prize in parks run

ud Frankenthaler of Hinesville receives the first-place award for 2007 in his age group based on totaling the best four results in the Georgia State Park series of triathlons.

October 09, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing getting better

Our fishing is getting better every week.

October 09, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Changes in reefs studied in undersea lab

KEY LARGO, Fla. - A nine-day mission that began Monday in the world's only permanent working undersea laboratory is like living in a fishbowl in more ways than one: Anyone with an Internet connection can watch the researchers work and hang out 60 feet below the surface.

October 04, 2007 | By Adrian Sainz Associated Press Writer | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing getting better

Our coastal fishing is looking a little better, with fish being caught.

October 02, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Melon Bluff opens offering new theme

The Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Preserve is reopening this month with the theme "The Georgia Coast's Most Valuable Natural Resource and Old Ironsides, the USS Constitution."

September 29, 2007 | By Joe Parker Jr. Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Wildlife projects get funding

SOCIAL CIRCLE. - A Jekyll Island exhibit that explores shrimp trawling and marine life. A nature trail turned school classroom at an elementary school in Rome. A new educational program taking root and blooming fast at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.

September 25, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Shrine Club hosts 22nd annual Golf Tournament

September 25, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Tightline: Rain made water too muddy to fish

The Labor Day holiday was a total loss as far as fishing. The weather was bad all through the holiday. The tides were not bad, however the rain had the water muddy and there was very little fishing.

September 25, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Trail celebrates oak tree

A set of guided tours providing a look at special re-enactments will take place at Melon Bluff Nature Center near Midway this weekend.

September 23, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Hunters to feed the needy

Social Circle - For the past 15 years, hunters across the state have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need.

September 20, 2007 | Special to the Courier Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


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Shad season set to open morning of Jan. 1

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. Jan. 1 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.

December 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Holiday gift ideas from Georgia State Parks and Historic sites

Georgia's State Parks can make holiday shopping easy for the outdoor lovers on your list. Give them 36 lakes, 13 Indian mounds, eight golf courses, three forts, one train and a swamp when you wrap up gift cards and memberships for some of Georgia's most beautiful places. Below are a few gift ideas that will last long after the egg nog is gone.

December 17, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Area’s water temperature is just right

Hello, folks, it sure is good to be back. I hope everyone is doing well and wetting a hook.

December 10, 2014 | Donny Branch | Outdoors/Recreation


Sunbury hosts high school regatta

Eighteen two-man teams set off in 15-foot sailboats down the Medway River during the North Points League Sailing Regatta on Saturday, Nov. 22.

November 26, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia’s mountains serve as real-life postcard

About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.

November 24, 2014 | Randy Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Paddlers explore creek

Led by Fort McAllister State Historic Park rangers Sarah Miller, Shirley Rowe and Trevor Johnston, a half-dozen hardy paddlers battled the elements Saturday to canoe Redbird Creek and learn more about Georgia's saltwater marsh.

November 22, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Fort McAllister hosts 'geocampers'

Over the weekend, the Fort McAllister State Historic Site hosted the Georgia GeoCampers for a second year in a row.

November 14, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


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