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Articles from the Outdoors section archive

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Augusta Outdoor Expo coming to James Brown Arena

See exhibits on hunting, fishing, archery, more at annual event.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Show lures in fishemen

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Fishermen are always eager to try out the newest baits at sporting goods stores each spring, but people like Steve Knight are equally fascinated with the lures of the distant past.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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. 

Fishing trip was a success

Annual north Georgia fishing trip was a positive experience for all concerned.
By Bill Baab

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Savannah River is subject of two recent studies

Two recent studies of the Savannah River offer differing viewpoints.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Meetings are set up to discuss possible changes

The Georgia Wildlife Resources Division wants to hear people's opinions on three proposed changes in fishing regulations, but only one affects anglers in the Augusta area.
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, June 28, 2014

Structure's fate stays wrapped in red tape

I've covered lots of slow-moving issues over three decades in Augusta, but nothing seems as stubbornly stagnant as New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Baab: Now's the time for deep-water catches

Deep water striper and hybrid fishing on Thurmond Lake has reached its peak, with fishing success expected to last all summer.
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. 

Friday, June 20, 2014

New owners working on plans to fix up aging Raysville Marina

THOMSON, Ga. - Bruce Thompson and his wife, Gloria, have a five-year plan to make aging Raysville Marina into a full service show place.
By Bill Baab Fishing Editor

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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, June 14, 2014

Pavey: Getting to fishing spot is worth the effort

There is something truly irresistible about the segment of the Savannah River upstream from the Augusta Canal headgates.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Georgia man ties stumpknocker record

Ryan Kersey recently tied the Georgia record for the largest stumpknocker, a.k.a. spotted sunfish.
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, June 5, 2014

National Fishing and Boating Week starts Saturday

Anglers should take advantage of National Fishing and Boating Week, which starts Saturday
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 31, 2014

Serpentarium fun for people of all ages

Anne Clamp and her colleagues at the Edisto Island Serpentarium spend their summers helping kids learn new things about the outdoors - even after school is out.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Local youngster wins age group in tournament

Kyler McKie, a seventh grader at North Augusta Middle School and member of the North Augusta Fishing Team, finished first in his age group with 11.85 pounds of bass in The Bass Federation Junior ...
By Bill Baab

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UGA seeks Gurley reinstatement

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia will file paperwork today with the NCAA to seek reinstatement for suspended star running back Todd Gurley, the school said in an announcement Wednesday morning.
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