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Heat taking toll on fishing

Coastal fishing continues to be slow because of the hot weather.

August 21, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Georgia parks division contender for award

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.

August 16, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing season looking up

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.

August 14, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Alligators showing up at Yeomans Bird Pond

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.

August 14, 2007 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Registration for gator season ends next week

Alligators in Georgia currently have a population of more than 200,000, thanks to scientific wildlife management, according to the state DNR.

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


Alligator surprises Midway couple

August 09, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Women outdoors workshop

Women have three opportunities to improve various outdoor skills, including shooting (archery and firearms), fishing and camping, according to the Georgia DNR.

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


Youngster catches 56-pounder

August 09, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Canoe trip on Ogeechee Saturday

Ogeechee-Canoochee Riverkeeper will host a paddle down the Ogeechee River next Saturday.

August 07, 2007 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


It's been too hot to fish

The weather has been hot, and it has cut down on the fishing. It has been slow for several weeks.

August 07, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


84-year-old still enjoys the sport

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.

August 07, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Bass club finishes tourney, plans two more

Here are the results from the Liberty County Bass Club tournament held out of Clyo on the Savannah River on July 7:

August 02, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


Fishing is good

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.

July 31, 2007 | By Allen Branch Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Environmentalists win lawsuit

Two environmental organizations won a landmark lawsuit against a state agency.

July 28, 2007 | By John Deike Staff Writer | Outdoors/Recreation


Two tournaments target trout

Staff report

July 26, 2007 | Staff report | Outdoors/Recreation


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EVP Beach Bum Open tourney starts Saturday

The EVP Beach Volleyball Tour's sixth annual Beach Bum Open will be Saturday on Tybee Island.

May 05, 2015 | Staff Report | Outdoors/Recreation


Good weather brings good fishing

Hello, friends and neighbors - Tight Line Jr. back with a few reports from around the region.

May 04, 2015 | By Tight Line Jr. Columnist | Outdoors/Recreation


Camping gear for your four-legged friend

Going on an adventure with your favorite four-legged buddy is always a great time. However, sometimes we don’t remember the little things when we’re having all that fun. Whether it’s during the car camping trips or the multi-day journey, below is a list the things you might need to make your trek a little easier.

May 04, 2015 | Jessica Kaing KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


Experienced diver describes rescue

Bill Eberlein, of Megateeth, is best known for the prehistoric shark teeth he discovers in Georgia's coastal waters. A former college instructor turned full-time fossil finder, Eberlein lives out his dream job searching the waters and embracing all the ocean has to offer.

May 03, 2015 | By Evelyn Fallon Correspondent | Outdoors/Recreation


Shrimp black gill to be discussed

In recent years, Georgia shrimpers have been very concerned about black gill, a mysterious condition affecting the coastal-shrimp population, and one many shrimpers believe might be largely responsible for reduced shrimp harvests.

May 02, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Outdoors/Recreation


Action speaks louder than words: How we set examples for our children

I ran my first marathon a week before my youngest daughter turned one. Never in her memory has there been a time when I didn’t dress primarily in spandex, consume copious amounts of gels and energy chews, or spend the dark early hours of a Saturday morning out on a run. It was after one of these long runs that I returned to find Ali, who was three at the time, on her stomach rolling back and forth over a foam roller. When I asked what she was doing she simply said, “Playing mommy.” In her eyes, this is ...

April 26, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


How to prevent sports injuries through warm-ups and proper stretching

Does stretching reduce sports injuries? This question is a hot topic with much debate and conflicting evidence. I will present a few studies and then make my recommendation based on experience. I have run four marathons and countless other long distance races and have some insight on this topic. I am also a chiropractor and treat many sports-related injuries.

April 22, 2015 | Steve Davis Deseret News | Outdoors/Recreation


Wildlife center offers varied opportunities

The Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center can rightly be called a 6,400-acre classroom.

April 21, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Outdoors/Recreation


Product review: 14 outdoor products for spring

In honor of the warmer days ahead, here is a look at several products that could possibly be of use on your next excursion. Big and small, they offer just a small glimpse into the constantly evolving world of outdoor gear.

April 16, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Outdoors/Recreation


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