Articles from the Rob Pavey section archive

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013

Antlered does do exist

Antlered does, he said, are quite rare, but they do turn up occasionally.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013

Cricket farm's clientele changes, but it is still strong

Ghann's Cricket Farm continues to prosper after 61 years of continuous operation, in the same location - and by the same family.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013

Father, son score big on on same day

A father and son hunting team from Evans harvested monster bucks on same day recently.
By Rob Pavey

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

North Georgia squirrels on the move

North Georgia squirrels are on the move - and in a big way.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013

Pavey: I'm taking a step back, but not from my favorite gig

This month, I notified my bosses that I've decided to leave The Augusta Chronicle after 29 memorable years. I will, however, continue to write the column I cherish most.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013

Photos are needed of eastern diamondback

The eastern diamondback is vanishing in some regions, and now the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is trying to determine if they should be listed as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

Bass Pro snub may be for the best

Like a jilted lover, Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross was oozing venom last week after Bass Pro Shops reneged - for a second time - on its commitment to place a store here.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013

Plan ahead to enjoy fall's leaf show

It's impossible to predict the best dates for viewing fall foliage, but the right combination of sunny days and cool nights could make 2013 an autumn to remember.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

A yellow jacket can absolutely bring the pain

A yellow jacket can absolutely bring the 2.0 pain. What does a 2.0 feel like? Well, of course, it hurts like the dickens.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013

Pavey: Phinizy Swamp takes on cleaner look

Hunters who visit the Phinizy Swamp Wildlife Management Area will enjoy a cleaned up, widened access road, courtesy of an in-house project organized by the Wildlife Resources Division.
By Rob Pavey

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Deer population numbers moderate in South Carolina

After years of steady decline from a high of 1,000,000 animals in the late 1990s, is the Whitetail Deer population in South Carolina finally making a comeback?
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013

Dove season kicks off in Georgia

If you think all those football fans made some noise Saturday, you should have been in a dove field.
By Rob Pavey

Friday, Aug 30, 2013

Hunter's death still somewhat of a mystery

One hunter's death remains somewhat of a mystery.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013

Pavey: Flooding might affect gator hunting

Georgia's popular alligator season could be more challenging this year because of swollen streams and flooded swamps.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Aug 17, 2013

License sales reveal region's 'outdoorsiness'

Do you have a Georgia fishing or hunting license? An "Augusta Chronicle" analysis helps identify the percentage of license holders among each county's population.
By Rob Pavey

Glascock County ranks high in "outdoorsiness"

Glascock County is a unique place in our area, where almost 20 percent of the population has either a hunting or fishing license.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Aug 10, 2013

Pavey: Get ready for Squirrel season in Georgia

Outdoors Editor Rob Pavey says get ready for squirrell season, which starts in Georgia on Thursday.
By Rob Pavey

Augusta Outdoors

This week's 'Augusta Outdoors' video examines Waynesboro's bird dog legacy.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, Aug 3, 2013

Stillmore man follows path of ancient hunters

Donny Collins is a devoted practitioner of flint knapping, an ancient art nearly lost to time.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Outdoor Expo should hit the mark with local enthusiasts

Augusta might be most commonly linked to golf, but its alter ego revolves solidly around the outdoors.
By Rob Pavey
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