Articles from the Outdoors section archive

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

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Oxbow lake study is underway

Oscar Flite believes the Savannah River's scenic oxbow lakes might harbor much more than gators and bedding bluegill.

Thursday, March 19, 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. 

Clarks Hill youth team wins tournament

Members of the Clarks Hill Youth Fishing Team dominated The Bass Federation Top Six Tournament last Saturday on Lake Blackshear near Cordele, Ga.
By Bill Baab

Friday, March 13, 2015

Georgia angler ties his state white bass record

Ed Lepley always wanted to break his own record by landing a Thurmond Lake white bass larger than the 3-pound, 8.8-ounce fish be caught in 2004. Last Monday, he almost pulled it off.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, March 12, 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. 

Prep fishing tournament is coming to Wildwood Park

Members of Georgia high school bass fishing teams will compete in the State High School Fishing Championship on Sunday, March 22, out of Wildwood Park on Thurmond Lake.
By Bill Baab

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Bill could make it easier to kill feral hogs

Legislation under debate in Georgia's General Assembly this year could make it much easier to kill feral hogs.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Baab: Go Fish Education Center well-worth the trip

If you have never been to the Go Fish Education Center off I-75 near Perry, Ga., now is the time to make plans and take the kids.
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.
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