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Articles from the Outdoors section archive

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Pavey: Getting to fishing spot is worth the effort

There is something truly irresistible about the segment of the Savannah River upstream from the Augusta Canal headgates.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Georgia man ties stumpknocker record

Ryan Kersey recently tied the Georgia record for the largest stumpknocker, a.k.a. spotted sunfish.
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. 

Thursday, June 5, 2014

National Fishing and Boating Week starts Saturday

Anglers should take advantage of National Fishing and Boating Week, which starts Saturday
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, May 31, 2014

Serpentarium fun for people of all ages

Anne Clamp and her colleagues at the Edisto Island Serpentarium spend their summers helping kids learn new things about the outdoors - even after school is out.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Local youngster wins age group in tournament

Kyler McKie, a seventh grader at North Augusta Middle School and member of the North Augusta Fishing Team, finished first in his age group with 11.85 pounds of bass in The Bass Federation Junior ...
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. 

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Lucrative bass tournament on tap at Wildwood Park

One of the richest bass tournaments ever held on Thurmond Lake is coming up June 7 at Wildwood Park. Payback includes $10,000 to the winners, $5,000 to the runners-up and $1,000 for the biggest ...
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: ...
By Bill Baab

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Local game warden garners statewide honor for service

One of our local game wardens - Ranger First Class Brian Adams - was honored recently as the recipient of the 2014 Rocky Wainwright Waterfowl Award.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Free fishing days are coming up

There will be two free fishing days in June
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, May 10, 2014

Pavey: Anglers find abundance of catfish

When he's not out chasing criminals, Tignall, Ga., Police Chief Mike Arrington pursues a different type of quarry: huge Thurmond Lake catfish.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Tiny fish population could be in danger

Keeping tiny fish is legal, but some are worried that future populations might be negatively affected.
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, May 3, 2014

Pavey: Pinetucky always searching for new members

Barney Dunstan can't believe it's been 28 years since a group of Augustans with a passion for shooting sports created Pinetucky Skeet & Trap Club.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Good time to fish at Thurmond

This is one of the best times of the year to fish for largemouth bass, hybrid and striped bass on Thurmond Lake. There's almost a guarantee you'll catch fish.
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. 

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Fishing page remains popular 30 years later

The fishing page in The Augusta Chronicle is in its 30th year, and has proven so popular with readers that it's still being produced by Fishing Editor Bill Baab 14 years after he retired as ...
By Bill Baab

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