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Articles from the Outdoors section archive

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

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. 

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Pavey: Problems lead to closure of popular landing

For as long as anyone can remember, the boat ramp at Bluff Landing Road near Jackson has offered visitors unfettered access to the Savannah River.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, April 17, 2014

More big shellcrackers are likely in Lake Havasu

An expert on Lake Havasu, Ariz., fishing says had Hector Brito's 5-pound, 11-ounce shellcracker survived to participate in this year's spawn now ongoing, the fish might have weighed 6 pounds or more.
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, April 12, 2014

When 'Haywood Calls' turkeys respond

Tyler James wanted a career that would keep him close to the things he loves the most, including his family and the great outdoors.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Baab: Arizona shellcracker might be world record

Hector Brito baited his hook with a live nightcrawler in Arizona's Lake Havasu and hauled out a 5-pound, 12-ounce shellcracker. The fish is awaiting certification as a world record.
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: ...

Photos mirror images taken centuries ago

Michael Kolster prefers technology from a simpler time to showcase the ageless beauty of America's rivers.
By Rob Pavey

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Pavey: Thurmond Lake catfish worth fighting for

Marshall White, of Edgefield, S.C., landed a 57-pound, 8-ounce flathead catfish with a tiny spinnerbait and 12-pound test line.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Hank Williams' daughter makes most of her trip

Jett Williams, the daughter of the late Hank Williams Sr., enjoyed the outdoor life on a visit to the Augusta area.
By Bill Baab

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