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Articles from the Outdoors section archive

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Pavey: Ice storm changes landscape at Yuchi

Yuchi Wildlife Management Area will have a different look this spring as crews remove almost 1,250 acres of planted pines damaged or destroyed by the February ice storm.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Baab: Life as professional angler can be a grind

Many area bass fishermen, especially the younger set, dream about fishing professionally, but most haven't the slightest idea about how to get started in that direction.
By Bill Baab

Fishing Tournaments

Sponsoring a fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number is (706) 823-3408.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

'Grier's Almanac': A weather forecast you can count on

Old timers swear by the almanac's uncanny accuracy, so I decided to check the daily forecast for Tuesday, Feb. 11 (the night our big ice storm started). The forecast: "snow and ice." I was amazed.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Your biggest bass might be found in new Georgia pond

There now exists a pond in southwest Georgia offering an incredible population of huge largemouths.
By Bill Baab

Fishing tournaments

The Fish for Life Foundation Anglers Appreciation Open Team Bass Tournament is scheduled for April 19 at Wildwood Park.

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

Cabela's mourns loss of patriarch

Even as it prepares to open its first store in Georgia, Cabela's is also mourning the loss of co-founder and patriarch Dick Cabela, who died last week at his home in Nebraska.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

House Bill 730 fits bill for angler support

House Bill 730 fits the bill for an angler's support, as it removes a license fee and lowers the tag fee, while also increasing the level of support for the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division ...

Local fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928.

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Bill affects Ga.-SC boaters

COLUMBIA - South Carolina and Georgia are working in tandem to enter a reciprocal agreement on ticketing wayward boaters, and on Tuesday, South Carolina lawmakers moved their half of the agreement ...
By Sarita Chourey

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

Pavey: Power outages gave us lesson in preparedness

Would you make it on the prairie? That's the stereotypical litmus test that determines if you'd survive among the elements without the many comforts we take for granted.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

Baab: Melting ice will cause lake to rise

Thurmond Lake always recovers from low water when it rains over a period of days, especially above the dam and beyond in the Savannah River Basin. There is yet another way the lake will rise: ...
By Bill Baab

Fishing Tournaments

Sponsoring a fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. 

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

Cabela's keeps their promise

A promise made is a promise kept for Cabela's. Their proof is "in the pudding" so to speak, as the company's 42,000 square foot "outpost" store continues toward completion.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Keeping records just part of the game for group

Keeping records is just part of the game for the International Game Fish Association. They also publish an annual book of various fresh and saltwater fishing records.
By Bill Baab

Fishing Tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number ...

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014

Passing by young bucks pays off

Passing by young bucks and allowing them to grow to maturity certainly pays off, allowing a greater percentage of them to survive and grow into much larger bucks.
By Rob Pavey

Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

'Snow fishing' is thing of the past

My friend, Jay Jennings, earlier this week asked if I was going to go fishing on snow day. “Snow way!” I told him.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Fishing Tournaments

Sponsoring a fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number is (706) 823-3408.

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

Pavey: Special hunt authorized in S.C. for troublesome seabirds

The double crested cormorant has become so problematic in South Carolina that state officials are resorting to lethal means to reduce the fish-foraging flocks on the Santee Cooper lakes.
By Rob Pavey

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