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Articles from the Rob Pavey section archive

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

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Eagles sightings on the rise

Area sightings of bald eagles have been on the rise this summer despite the most recent survey of the birds reporting smaller numbers.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Beaufort-bound Augustans might see stars this summer

It's been said that Beaufort and Fripp Island sometimes have as many Augustans as Augusta - so if you're headed that way this summer, you might spot some famous faces.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Aggressive coyote gives reader a scare

An aggressive coyote gives reader a scare in Columbia County.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Pavey: Deer hunts limited, but more costly

This fall, the Savannah River Site's popular public deer hunts will be scaled back and limited only to registered members of dog pack teams who have participated in past hunts.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Businessman saves day for Scouts

The ammo shortage that followed the newest gun control debate in Washington has affected almost everyone - from shooting clubs to law enforcement agencies.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Camera might have caught big bass after all

A grainy and stained photograph, dated June 2, 1932, could show George W. Perry with his 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth bass.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Book serves up tales of hunting humor

If you love gun dogs, the characters you meet at hunting camp and the phrase "tastes like chicken," you might enjoy a new book by Augusta resident and lifelong outdoorsman Rocky Evans.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, May 25, 2013

DNR's plan comes under fire

Georgia's Board of Natural Resources got an earful last week over a plan to restructure the Wildlife Resources Division's law enforcement section.
By Rob Pavey

Friday, May 3, 2013

Transmitters help track Thurmond stripers

For the fourth consecutive year, scientists are using surgically implanted transmitters to spy on Thurmond Lake stripers during warm weather months.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Disabled hunters nab turkeys at SRS

There was plenty of gobbling and gunfire last weekend at Savannah River Site, which opened its expansive forests for the 10th year to accommodate the NWTF Wheelin' Sportsmen Ultimate Turkey Hunt.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Canal trout project draws intrigue

Last week's report on a local science teachers's study of the Augusta Canal as trout habitat generated plenty of excitement - and some good questions, too.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Buying licenses can help bring funds to state

There are lots of great reasons to buy a fishing or hunting license, and some of them go well beyond fishing or hunting.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Plenty of gobblers to go around

Kevin Lowrey, turkey project coordinator for Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division, estimates there are about 335,000 birds in the state as gobbler season opens.
By Rob Pavey

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