Saturday, July 9, 2016

Pavey: Scientists fighting to stop 'eagle killer'

Thurmond Lake's most elusive killer finally has a name befitting its crimes: Aetokthonos hydrillicola. Translated from Greek to English, the new species of cyanobacteria means, literally, "eagle ...
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Pavey: Georgia is home to numerous variety of bass

There are plenty of related species and subspecies of bass thriving among Georgia's widely varied river basins.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Pavey: Iguanas join long list of non-native species in Florida

Plenty of people who visit Florida never leave. The same might be said for the wildlife found there
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Pavey: Origin of plastic worm is cloudy

And after looking into the background of this famously infamous plastic worm lure, I can understand why there are plenty of makers who claim a role in its creation.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Gobbler hunters enjoyed success in Burke County

Today is the final day of Georgia's spring gobbler season, and it looks like Burke County was a prime destination for successful hunters this year.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Hydrilla can be controlled in two ways to reduce bald eagle deaths

Herbicides and grass eating carp offer the best options to control hydrilla and reduce bald eagle deaths at Thurmond Lake, according to a new management plan released last week for public comment.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Turkey season in Georgia opens March 26

The mild, premature spring might also produce an early peak for Georgia's gobbler season, which gets under way Saturday, March 26, and runs through May 15.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Fisherman winds up with his biggest catch

Joe Haynes knew right away he had hooked something unusual at Thurmond Lake last weekend.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016

Pavey: Carter inducted into Georgia Hunting and Fishing Hall of Fame

Earlier this month, 91-year-old Plains, Ga., native Jimmy Carter was honored by the Georgia Outdoor Writers Association as an author, sportsman and conservationist.
By Rob Pavey

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016

Numbers are down in harvest of bucks

Opportunities to harvest mature bucks continued to improve in most states during the 2014-15 season, but overall harvest numbers are declining, according to the Quality Deer Management ...
By Rob Pavey

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Pavey: Woodcock are elusive, but can be outwitted

The elusiveness of woodcock when hunting them is part of their charm.
By Rob Pavey

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Pavey: New toxicant could help control feral hogs

One of the newest tools under development in the war against feral hogs involves a primary preservative used in bacon, according to the U.S. Agriculture Department.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Pavey: This is the best time to see wildlife in Wyoming

Most months of the year, the elk, moose, bighorn sheep, mule deer, antelope, bison and other creatures are widely dispersed throughout Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks and the nearby ...
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015

Pavey: Blame the weather on lack of deer in 2015

For some deer hunters, 2015 has been the season that almost wasn't.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

New book details history of whitetail deer hunting

Georgia author Duncan Dobie combines his love of history and old photos to share the timeless story of whitetail deer hunting in America in his new book.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Hunter has front row seat to elusive bobcats' occasional appearance

I've watched hundreds of deer in the forest - but had caught only an occasional fleeting glimpse of Lynx Rufus, the most elusive resident of our southern forests.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015

Thanks to teamwork, it wasn't just another doe

It was "just a doe," as they say. But it was a doe recovered with teamwork - a doe to fill the freezer - and a doe not to be wasted or left to the coyotes.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

Pavey: Ducks stamps still well worth cost

Duck stamps are revenue stamps, not postage stamps. You can't use them to mail anything, but the money you pay enables the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service to buy or lease waterfowl habitat that ...
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Deer-vehicle collision data helps to calculate peak rutting periods

Researchers at University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources completed a county-by-county analysis of deer-vehicle crashes and used the results to calculate the peak ...
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Pavey: Flooding in Columbia hits close to home

The terrible images from flood-soaked Columbia last week were particularly unsettling for me. Despite being grateful that Augusta was spared, the tragedy still hit very close to home.
By Rob Pavey
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