Articles from the Outdoors section archive

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

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.

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Pavey: This is the best time to see wildlife in Wyoming

Most months of the year, the elk, moose, bighorn sheep, mule deer, antelope, bison and other creatures are widely dispersed throughout Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks and the nearby ...
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

Baab: Anglers should support Keep America Fishing

Keep America Fishing last year started a campaign to keep worn out soft plastic lures out of the landscape and, preferably, out of landfills. 
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, Dec. 31, 2015

Sea trout might be boost

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is trying to boost the red drum and spotted sea trout populations in state coastal waters by conducting annual releases of young fish.
By Bill Baab

Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015

Pavey: Blame the weather on lack of deer in 2015

For some deer hunters, 2015 has been the season that almost wasn't.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Game fish species biting thanks to warm temperatures

Don't let the rain stop you from fishing. Just wear a rain suit over your light windbreaker, or carry an umbrella.
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, Dec. 17, 2015

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. 

Baab: Lifetime Sportsman's License could make perfect gift

Are you wondering what to buy for your Georgia sportsman for Christmas? He might have everything that's needed to pursue fish or game, but have you considered giving him (or her) a Lifetime ...
By Bill Baab

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

New book details history of whitetail deer hunting

Georgia author Duncan Dobie combines his love of history and old photos to share the timeless story of whitetail deer hunting in America in his new book.
By Rob Pavey
 
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