Stories by Bill Baab

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

Reel 'Em In tournament intends to hook kids

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources wants to introduce children 16 and under to the enjoyment of saltwater fishing, not to mention the catches, in the third annual Reel 'Em In ...
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

Baab: Greenwood angler wins Mr. Clark Hill

Congratulations to Bobby Stanfill, of Greenwood, S.C., for winning the 43rd annual Mr. Clark Hill Bass Fishing Championships last Saturday on Thurmond Lake.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016

Baab: Three area governments are among Little River Water Trail stakeholders

Governments of McDuffie, Wilkes and Warren counties are among stakeholders in the development of the Little River Water Trail stretching through those counties.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

Baab: Aiken angler is hero, not a zero with his jig

Hans Cansler cast his homemade jig backed with a Zoom Chunk beneath someone's pontoon boat on Lake Murray last Saturday, thought the lure was hung up and it was, in the jaws of a 6.97-pound ...
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016

Baab: Greenbrier duo win state title

Congratulations to the Greenbrier High School fishing team of Tanner Hadden and Cy Casey. They won the first Georgia Bass Nation high school tournament of the season last Saturday on Lake Lanier.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016

Baab: Father, son share special moment

Many fishermen can harken back to the days of childhood and remember the support of parents, relatives and even neighbors who took them to lake, river or stream.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

Window opens for shrimp baiting in South Carolina

Shrimp baiting season opens at noon today along the South Carolina coast.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016

Baab: Ridiculous proposal was shot down

If you're a recreational fisherman, how would you feel if an anti-fishing group in your state proposed to kill populations of largemouth, smallmouth and striped bass in your waters?
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Baab: McDuffie Public Fishing Area to be open all week

Starting Labor Day, the seven-pond McDuffie Public Fishing Area near Dearing, Georgia will be open all week for the first time in five years.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Baab: 'Monkey Island 'history is shrouded in mystery

Information on the background of the name "Monkey Island" is hard to come by.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Baab: Catch and release fish with care

And the heat goes on and so does the stress on humans, pets and … fish!
By Bill Baab

Saturday, Aug 6, 2016

Baab: Longtime fishing writer also a skilled photographer

While most have enjoyed Steve Price's outdoor writing skills, few know of his outdoor photographic skills honed over nearly 45 years in the outdoor writing field.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

Baab: Artificial bait route is the exciting way to go to catch hybrids, striped bass

While fishing live herring in the schools probably will catch more fish, I personally prefer the artificial bait route because it's more exciting.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Baab: Fishing is best early in the day this time of year

If you must go fishing this time of year, the best time to be on the lake is before daylight until 8 a.m., or so.
By Bill Baab

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Fox Creek grad signs fishing scholarship

Sean Hall II, a charter member of the North Augusta Fishing Team and a 2016 graduate of Fox Creek High School, last Friday became the first person from the Augusta area to earn a bass fishing ...
By Bill Baab

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Baab: Fishing for tarpon today is easier than it used to be

More than 40 years ago, I read about a man in Savannah who was trolling a now antique fishing lure for tarpon in Buttermilk Sound. I mentioned this to J.P. Gillion, a friend who was as nuts about ...
By Bill Baab

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Baab: Help is needed to determine license plate

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources needs your help, quickly, in selecting the best of three entries in a new motor vehicle license plate for the benefit of marine habitat conservation. ...
By Bill Baab

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Baab: Timing is right for Harlem angler

Timing is right for Harlem angler to win his first Bass Anglers Sportsman Society Open title
By Bill Baab

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Area lakes fare well in poll

Lakes in Georgia and South Carolina fared well in magazine's poll of the top 100 bass fishing lakes in the country.
By Bill Baab

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Trip to north Georgia mountains teaches youth about fishing, wildlife

Years ago, when Greg Davis was just a kid, an uncle living in the north Georgia mountains hooked him on trout fishing.
By Bill Baab
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