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Articles from the Outdoors section archive

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Angler has great fish story

Pat Holland took a co-worker fishing at Thurmond Lake last Wednesday, hoping to bring home some big hybrids and maybe a striper or two. Instead, they came back with a great fish story.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

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: ...

Bill BaabCold weather doesn't interest this angler

I am a warm water and warm weather fisherman. Outside temperatures this week made me glad I didn't have to be on Thurmond Lake.
By Bill Baab

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Movement of whitetail bucks is studied

A new study by an Auburn University scientist, however, is shedding new light on buck behavior - especially during the hunting season when hunting pressure can affect movement and behavior.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

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. 

Largemouth bass is a popular fish

If you were to take a vote on which sports fish is the most popular, there is little doubt which fish would be declared the winner: largemouth bass.
By Bill Baab

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Ghost tale might not be a tale

It was six years ago this week when we first encountered the ghost of Cinnamon Girl.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Bass clubs are popular now

Bass clubs took off the national organization, BASS, was formed in 1967.
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. 

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Trout streams await anglers

If ever there was a good time to head to the mountain trout streams of north Georgia and northern South Carolina, this is it.
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. 

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Ga. to enforce SC boating laws

ATLANTA -- Boaters who wander across the South Carolina line in the middle of rivers and lakes will no longer have to be hauled off to court for minor offenses now that the two states have begun ...

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Pavey: The rut is on

I didn't put any venison in the freezer last week but I got my question answered. The rut is on.
By Rob Pavey

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Soldiers, disable hunters take advantage of SRS deer hunt

Friday's hunt marked the 14th consecutive year the hunts have been held at the site best known for its enterprises in the nuclear industry. The hunt attracted 30 participants who either sustained ...
By Travis Highfield

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Don't put tackle boxes away just yet

Thurmond Lake's fisheries have turned on, big time. Striped bass, largemouth bass, white perch, hybrids, crappies, bluegills. . .you name it, it’s being caught during one of the terrific ...
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, Oct. 18, 2014

Hephzibah man wins Mr. Clark Hill Fishing Championship

Hunter Ciccio 'stunned' to win the Mr. Clark Hill Bass Fishing Championship.
By Bill Baab

Pavey: Online program will help farmers with feral hogs

Got hogs? Get hunters. That's the objective of a new state program to help pig-plagued farmers connect with helpful hunters - through the internet.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Thurmond Lake fishing reports are full of successful trips

Wait for the strong winds to subside and the temperatures to warm up a bit and then head to Thurmond Lake where the fishing is easy and productive.
By Bill Baab
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