Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

Mother Nature proves she has sense of humor

One of the great things about the outdoors is that you rarely come home without learning new lessons.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016

Should you kill a rattlesnake or let it go?

Few things in nature are less ambiguous than a fully grown canebrake rattler.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

Federal duck stamps now more convenient to obtain

Georgia's Department of Natural Resources will offer federal duck stamps to state waterfowl hunters this year as part of the basic license packages offered online, by phone and through vendors.
By Rob Pavey

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Pavey: Record for blue catfish is set at Lake Oconee

The biggest fish aren't always in the sea, as a Tennille, Ga., angler learned last week while dangling a gizzard shad in Lake Oconee.
By Rob Pavey

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

Archers go first in public hunts of deer in Lincoln County

Muzzleloader and archery hunters are invited to participate in primitive weapon deer hunts at Bussey Point Management Area located in Lincoln County, Ga., this fall, beginning with archery-only ...
By Rob Pavey

Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016

Gator expected to be one of largest taken this year in Zone 9

Georgia's 2016 alligator season is well under way, and one local group of gator chasers had a memorable hunt - down at Huckleberry Pond. Trey Lord and his
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Pavey: South Carolina benefits from early firearms season date

South Carolina ushered in the nation's earliest firearms season for whitetails last Monday.
By Rob Pavey

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
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