Articles from the Outdoors section archive

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.

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Angler recognized for catch

Local angler Marshall White was honored recently with an International Game Fish Association catch certificate for landing a 57-pound, 8-ounce flathead catfish last year at Thurmond Lake.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Feb. 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.

Baab: Fishing organization fights high ethanol fuel levels

Mention ethanol to owners of small motors (lawn mowers, weed whackers, etc.,) and outboard motors and you'll likely get some sour looks.
By Bill Baab

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Pipeline could help fund some projects

Lots of landowners are getting letters from the company proposing a $1 billion fuel pipeline along the Savannah River - and the state of Georgia is no exception.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Anglers try to adjust to chill of Bassmaster Classic

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Anglers in South Carolina to compete in the Bassmaster Classic are among the people in the South disrupted by the unusual winter weather.
By Pete Iacobelli

Grovetown's Barnes has memorable day on the lake

Grovetown youngster has big catch on Valentine's Day on the lake

Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle.

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015

Grovetown man is on perch patrol

In between hunting for deer and spring gooblers, Tom Lewis pursues another obsession: fishing for yellow perch in the Savannah River.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Bassmaster Classic is worth attending

If you've never attended a Bassmaster Classic, by all means go to the Lake Hartwell event out of Greenville, S.C., Feb. 20-22 at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
By Bill Baab
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