Angler has great fish story to tell from Catfish Creek

...the survival of the cold water-loving species.The fish released last week had been kept in holding nets at the canal headgates to allow them to grow larger and become acclimated to the water conditions there. Checks will be conducted over the...

Where you live: Flitting and floating

Gabriel Uvalle (left) and Hayley McGowan take a cruise near the Augusta Canal headgates.

Photos mirror images taken centuries ago

...Branch, the river bluffs in North Augusta, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park ? and perhaps most important, at the Augusta Canal headgates, which were built in 1845 and enlarged 30 years later.Modeled after a network of locks and canals that propelled...

Pavey: Getting to fishing spot on the Savannah River is worth the effort

There is something truly irresistible about the segment of the Savannah River upstream from the Augusta Canal headgates.For starters, it's almost impossible to get to, which appeals to anglers seeking solitude and unfished waters.The island-studded...

Passing by young bucks and allowing them to grow to maturity pays off with more big bucks

...goes to the state's general fund. CANAL TROUT: If you noticed a group of cold but excited kids near the Augusta Canal headgates Tuesday, it was the latest project in an ongoing effort to determine if the city's famous man-made waterway could...

Kayaker injured in rapids accident

Three kayakers survived being sucked through the Augusta Canal Headgates on Tuesday afternoon.Three kayaks ? an instructor and a husband and wife ? were paddling near Savannah Rapids Pavilion when...

Pavey: Deer hunts at Savannah River Site limited, but more costly

...other migratory species to swim upstream, past Augusta, all the way to the base of the city Diversion Dam at the Canal Headgates.Although no construction date has been set, corps officials say the project will be a priority because it is part...

Access to canal area being evaluated

Safety buoys placed in the Savannah River above the Augusta Canal headgates last week are part of a plan to restore canoe and kayak access to a scenic area otherwise bounded by private land."We've added...

Paddling on Savannah River takes center stage in September

...held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, with a course from Savannah Rapids Pavilion at the Augusta Canal headgates to the North Augusta boat ramp downstream.The area to be paddled includes the river's last remaining shoals that...

Augusta man drowns while kayaking

...two companions launched their kayaks in the river Saturday afternoon below Savannah Rapids Pavil ion and the Augusta Canal headgates.As they traveled downstream through the shoals, Taylor became separated from his companions, who were experienced...