Category Archives: Parks and recreation Georgia and South Carolina

2020 Bear Season Outlook — Georgia Wildlife Blog

Although opening day is now behind us for 2020, Georgia bowhunters still have plenty of opportunities ahead to go to the woods and make memories. Aside from just making memories, many bear hunters thoroughly enjoy the products of a successful … Continue reading

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Georgia Fishing Report: September 11, 2020 — Georgia Wildlife Blog

Since 2001, there is a somberness to this day that is difficult to get past. As we move through today and this weekend, don’t take anything for granted, cherish the time you have and celebrate the opportunities you are given.  … Continue reading

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Plover Siblings Stir Attention, Hope on Georgia Coast —

Two of the bird world’s youngest rock stars are turning heads, and binoculars, on Georgia’s coast. The young piping plovers spotted last week – one on Cumberland Island, the other on Little Egg Island Bar in the Altamaha River Delta … Continue reading

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Georgia Fishing Report: August 14, 2020 —

If you had to pick one place in Georgia to fish…where would it be? The variety of water body types we have is pretty incredible, such as mountain streams, large reservoirs, lazy rivers, swamp water trails, and coastal saltwater. How … Continue reading

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Georgia Fishing Report: July 24, 2020 —

YOU. You need to get outdoors. Yes, I am talking to you. Whether it is a solo trip or a full-fledged family “staycation” trip, go get outside. Georgia is home to so many opportunities, including Public Fishing Areas, Wildlife Management … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things to Do Outdoors in Georgia —

Don’t let the summer slip away – it’s time to put your finger on the map and pick a location (or two), and make a few day trips to public land. Or, for the more adventurous, make it an overnight … Continue reading

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Fewer Hummingbirds This Year? Don’t Worry Just Yet. —

By Terry W. Johnson, writer of the Backyard Wildlife Connection blog. Featured image: Hummingbirds at feeder. Photo credit: Terry W. Johnson As far as many Georgia hummingbird fanciers are concerned, 2020 has been a disappointment. It seems that throughout the … Continue reading

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Georgia Fishing Report: June 26, 2020 —

We are about to head in to the back half of 2020. Have you gotten in plenty of fishing trips yet? Don’t let this summertime weather heat keep you indoors. Hydrate, apply that sunscreen and get out and go! News … Continue reading

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Georgia Fishing Report: June 19, 2020 —

“Daaaaaaadddddd, what do you want for Father’s Day?” You know what you want. You want their time. Sounds like the perfect opportunity to go fishing. Want to give it a twist? 40 more words via Georgia Fishing Report: June 19, 2020 … Continue reading

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Georgia Fishing Report: June 5, 2020 —

National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW) begins tomorrow. Will you be out there doing your part by casting a line? NFBW takes place June 6–14, 2020, and offers great reasons to get outdoors, including two FREE Fishing Days on June … Continue reading

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