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Patrick Eger sets bowfishing record with catch

...natural resources, Georgia DOT and Scott's Bridge Company will execute a plan to re-use the concrete.Corps fisheries biologist Jamie Sykes said the concrete pieces will function like an artificial reef in the reservoir."This material will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-07-26/patrick-eger-sets-bowfis
Lake Hartwell gets striped bass

...the water Thursday. The nearly 500,000 fish came from the Dennis Wildlife Center Fish Hatchery in Bonneau. Fisheries biologist Dan Rankin said the fish grow quickly. Rankin says the heavy rains this year should have boosted nutrients in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-02/lake-hartwell-gets-striped-b
Tiny fish population could be in danger if they are not released

...The S.C. DNR placed size limits and what could have been a serious problem was negated.Meanwhile, regional fisheries biologist Ed Bettross told me Thursday afternoon that some 128,000 baby hybrids were stocked in the lake that day, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2014-05-08/tiny-fish-popula
Crappie hot spots identified at Thurmond Lake

...Soap, Fishing, Grays and New ford creeks.State fishery biologists also pointed to the Little River arm as a place...locate them, they're biting very well," Georgia fishery biologist Chris Nelson said.During winter, Nelson said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-17/crappie-hot-spots-identified-
Army engineers turn used Christmas trees into Thurmond Lake fish habitat

...Claeyses own a home on Thurmond Lake and estimate that they fish 50 times a year.Jamie Sykes, a Corps of Engineers fisheries biologist, said the used Christmas trees attract smaller fish by providing a covered area where they can feed on algae...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-26/army-engineers-turn-used-chri
Phinizy Swamp Wildlife Management Area takes on cleaner look

...at 7 p.m. Monday at the clubhouse at River Island in Evans.South Carolina Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Ron Ahle will discuss the most recent studies of the Saluda River near Lexington, S.C., which supports a popular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-09-21/phinizy-swamp-
Lake Olmstead fish are safe to eat

...Augusta) were reported to be healthy, following a May 1 study conducted by Georgia Wildlife Resources Division fisheries biologists.A reader asked if the fish were safe enough to be eaten, so I passed the question on to longtime regional biologist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2013-09-19/lake-olmstead-fi
Authorities investigate North Augusta fish kill

...loss of oxygen in ponds or streams, which in turn can result in a fish kill, said Georgia Wildlife Resources fisheries biologist Ed Bettross. Bettross said he is aware of similar die-offs in Georgia in recent months.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-19/authorities-investigate-north
North Georgia squirrels moving en masse

...CSRA FLY FISHERS: The CSRA Fly Fishers will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the clubhouse at River Island in Evans. Fisheries biologist Jason Moak, of the Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy, will speak on the academy's ongoing studies of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-10-29/north-georgia-
Mysteriously fishless pond replenished for anglers on Gordon Highway's west side

...catfish were raised at the state hatchery near Dearing, and are already close to catchable size, said regional fisheries biologist Ed Bettross."We initially had planned to use fingerlings, but these will be the bigger fish," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2012-11-10/mysteriously-f