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Soda helps river bass eggs study

...answered. It has been assumed that the back river was where the fish primarily spawned...and river mile 15 on the front and back river channels and counting the eggs in...with the eggs later moving to the back river under the surface currents. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/05/met_286143.shtml
Metro
Striper recovery process on rebound

...held huge numbers of stripers, they began to disappear in the 1970s after a tidal gate and canal were installed in the Back River, where they spawned. The changes increased salinity in freshwater estuaries to levels that were lethal to striped bass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/25/pav_399252.shtml
Rob Pavey
Low flows and drought limit Savannah River striper recovery

...when the huge sportfish were abundant.Their numbers declined rapidly when a tidal gate and canal were installed in the Back River. Those changes increased salinity in freshwater estuaries to levels that were lethal to striped bass eggs ? all but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2012-01-27/low-flows-and-dr
Rants and raves

...themselves. AMAZING! STATE POLITICIANS just discovered there are 357 dams already built in north Georgia that hold back river water. But during the drought, they don't let people use that. Couldn't find 357 lakes? Ain't that like losing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-02-24/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Trophy stripers can now be kept

...lower Savannah River, they began to disappear in the 1970s after a tidal gate and diversion canal were installed in the Back River, where they spawned. Scientists believe the changes increased salinity in freshwater estuaries and rendered them unsuitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/02/pav_8361.shtml
Rob Pavey
Across the Region

...Guard Petty Officer Christopher Evanson told The Savannah Morning-News that a helicopter pilot spotted the plane in the Back River. According to the FAA, the plane is registered to Averette M. Lamm of Raleigh, N.C.Portrait of Perdue is unveiled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-06/across-region
Metro
Project will battle beach erosion on barrier island

...construction of eight groins along the back river and adding 1,800 feet of sand for...similar beach existed along Tybee's back river as little as two years ago, but...improvements next year. Along the back river, the placement of eight concrete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/27/met_266543.shtml
Metro
Georgia considering lifting ban on Savannah stripers

...lower Savannah River, they began to disappear in the 1970s after a tidal gate and diversion canal were installed in the Back River, where they spawned. Scientists believe the changes increased salinity in freshwater estuaries and rendered them unsuitable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/16/pav_440124.shtml
Rob Pavey
Across Georgia

...Bailey, a physical scientist with the Corps, said. Proposed solutions include filling in the sediment basin on the back river, removing a tide gate and altering various cuts, or man-made connections, in the river system. Search for missing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/11/met_112107.shtml
Metro
Fishing report

...lots of tarpon rolling on the beachfront of Warsaw Sound. I have received several reports of greyhounding tarpon in the Back River at Tybee and around Ossabaw Sound. Best bait is menhaden (porgies) or mullet, the livelier the better, and use barbless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/16/out_353049.shtml
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