Articles from the Outdoors section archive

Thursday, March 3, 2016

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: ...

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016

Pavey: Carter inducted into Georgia Hunting and Fishing Hall of Fame

Earlier this month, 91-year-old Plains, Ga., native Jimmy Carter was honored by the Georgia Outdoor Writers Association as an author, sportsman and conservationist.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Honesty is always the best policy

Jimmy Holbrook and Layla Ledbetter were $4,500 richer and happily on their way home after being declared winners of the Cabela's Super King Kat catfish tournament on South Carolina's Lake Moultrie ...
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, Feb. 18, 2016

State holding contest for young artists

If you're in school from kindergarten to 12th grade and you're a pretty good artist, then the 18th annual Wildlife Forever State Fish Art Contest might be of interest.
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.

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016

Numbers are down in harvest of bucks

Opportunities to harvest mature bucks continued to improve in most states during the 2014-15 season, but overall harvest numbers are declining, according to the Quality Deer Management ...
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Baab: Cold weather is not for this angler

Old Man Winter, who's been waiting in the wings most of the cold weather months, finally made his 2016 debut on area lakes earlier this week, with plummeting temperatures and high winds making ...
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.

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Lincolnton teen hits limit in league fishing tournament

Connor Giella, 17, of Lincolnton, Ga., led the Co-Angler Division in the Walmart Bass Fishing League tournament on South Carolina's Lake Keowee until the final moments. Bill Odell, of Hodges, ...
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, Jan. 30, 2016

Local woman once made round trip to Savannah on water skis

Nearly 60 years ago, Janie Sims made water skiing history by riding a pair of skis on the Savannah River from just below the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam to the port city of Savannah nonstop ...
By Bill Baab

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Sims racked up accolades for all-around talent on skis

Janie and Les Sims have been married nearly 66 years and most of that time they have spent on the waters of Thurmond Lake, Lake Olmstead and elsewhere in pursuit of water ski tournament trophies.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Baab: CSRA Bassmasters to reach 45th anniversary in early 2017

Forty-five years ago next Feb. 17, the CSRA Bassmasters came into being.
By Bill Baab

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Pavey: Woodcock are elusive, but can be outwitted

The elusiveness of woodcock when hunting them is part of their charm.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Baab: Georgia mountain trout streams are open all year now

In a new change this year, all mountain trout water is open year-around.
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, Jan. 16, 2016

Debate rages over fishing from beach at Hilton Head Island

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - The town of Hilton Head Island is considering banning fishing from the beach during the summer.

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Pavey: New toxicant could help control feral hogs

One of the newest tools under development in the war against feral hogs involves a primary preservative used in bacon, according to the U.S. Agriculture Department.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Baab: It's a good idea to record your fishing adventures

I encourage my fishermen-readers to write down their own adventures, not only for posterity, but for family members as well.
By Bill Baab
 
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