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Articles from the Outdoors section archive

Saturday, April 12, 2014

When 'Haywood Calls' turkeys respond

Tyler James wanted a career that would keep him close to the things he loves the most, including his family and the great outdoors.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Baab: Arizona shellcracker might be world record

Hector Brito baited his hook with a live nightcrawler in Arizona's Lake Havasu and hauled out a 5-pound, 12-ounce shellcracker. The fish is awaiting certification as a world record.
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: ...

Photos mirror images taken centuries ago

Michael Kolster prefers technology from a simpler time to showcase the ageless beauty of America's rivers.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Pavey: Thurmond Lake catfish worth fighting for

Marshall White, of Edgefield, S.C., landed a 57-pound, 8-ounce flathead catfish with a tiny spinnerbait and 12-pound test line.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Hank Williams' daughter makes most of her trip

Jett Williams, the daughter of the late Hank Williams Sr., enjoyed the outdoor life on a visit to the Augusta area.
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, March 29, 2014

Pavey: Coyote trapped at SRS carries DNA of grey wolf

Just when you think a coyote is a whitetail's worst nightmare, Savannah River Site researchers have found something even scarier: a super-sized coyote that is part grey wolf.
By Rob Pavey

Friday, March 28, 2014

Victory by Evans teen boosts his fishing team

The Columbia County Youth Fishing Team, just seven months old, received a welcome booster shot when 18-year-old Tyler Matthews won the Georgia Bass Federation Youth Top Six in his age division on ...
By Bill Baab

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Georgia trout streams well stocked

Georgia's seasonal trout streams open Saturday, but the Wildlife Resources Division hasn't finished with its trout stocking program.
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, March 22, 2014

Pavey: Sharks get the publicity, but wild hogs are just as deadly

Everyone knows a shark can kill you, but what about a wild hog?
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Fishing is just as popular outside of the United States

When you speak of Italy, the last thing you'd associate with the country is bass fishing.
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. 

Monday, March 17, 2014

Hot spots revealed at Thurmond

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced that hot spots for the state's second most popular freshwater fish at Clarks Hill - crappie - include Soap, Fishing, Grays and Newford creeks.
By Wesley Brown

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Turkey season set to open

Lots of people view the first day of spring as a harbinger of azaleas, Masters Week and warm weather. But Thursday’s equinox that bridges winter and summer also heralds the opening of ...
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, March 13, 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.

Youth are presented reminder of their big day

Rick Quarles and members of the Clarks Hill Striper Club decided to make a special day even more memorable for the kids – Brodrickus G. and Andrew F. – by having the fish mounted.
By Bill Baab

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

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