Articles from the Outdoors section archive

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Pavey: Glascock County puts fishing as part of curriculum

GIBSON, Ga. - Glascock County's tiny school system might be the only one in Georgia where fishing is part of the curriculum.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Baab: Kid Casters is latest youth fishing program

The newest kid fishing program is Kid Casters.
By Bill Baab

Fishing tournaments

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

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Cumberland Island has much to offer visitors

Visiting Cumberland Island is like taking a step back in time.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Giella makes all-state fishing team

Conner Giella, an Augusta Christian sophomore, is one of two Georgians on the Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team.

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.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Coyote-tracking study is working well

A study launched three months ago to track coyotes using GPS telemetry is progressing smoothly, with one of the wandering animals showing up in Augusta just in time for Masters Week, according to ...
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Look out for debris on lake

While everybody loves the lake to be full, there are certain negative aspects of too much water; namely, limbs, logs and other debris that have washed away from the shoreline.
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. 

Friday, April 17, 2015

Study asserts Georgia does have Lyme disease

The confusing story of Lyme disease in Georgia It's like a book with an uncertain ending - and chapters still to be written.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Baab: Guides provide first-class experience

I sometimes get questions on what our local professional guides charge per day to take out folks who'd like to catch a few hybrids, stripers or crappies from Thurmond Lake.
By Bill Baab

Fishing tournaments

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

Thursday, April 9, 2015

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: ...

Baab: Coweta County bass is fourth largest all-time

The ranks of Georgia largemouth bass fishermen were shaken up last month when Keith Watkins, of Douglasville, celebrated his 51st birthday by catching a 17-pound, 9.6-ounce fish from a private ...
By Bill Baab

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Pavey: Beavers aren't eager to see visitors

Everyone knows to keep their distance from gators, nesting geese and angry yellowjackets. As it turns out, beavers need their space, too.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, April 2, 2015

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: ...

Baab: Congressman can help out on three fishing issues

Something fishy might be going on in the nation's capital. Everybody knows that. But did you know there are three regional issues that have national importance? 

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Alligator snapper turtles slow to recover

North America's largest freshwater turtle - the alligator snapper - has gained little ground in Georgia, despite being protected from commercial harvest for more than two decades, according to a ...
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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.

Hatcheries have high quality fish

Georgia's seasonal mountain trout stream opens to the public on Saturday, with state and federal hatchery workers planning to stock more than 80,000 trout during the last full week of this month.
By Bill Baab
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Keel lone finalist to lead GRU

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel, an Augusta native, is the lone finalist to replace Ricardo Azziz as president of Georgia Regents University.
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