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Angler has great fish story to tell from Catfish Creek

Pat Holland took a co-worker fishing at Thurmond Lake last Wednesday, hoping to bring home some big hybrids and maybe a striper or two. Instead, they came back with a great fish story.
Search for native striper fish continues to be elusive

Despite finding healthy numbers of adult stripers, each year, the quest for true native fish remains as elusive as ever.
Hunting accidents are never pleasant to talk or write about

Hunting accidents are never pleasant to talk or write about, but they are necessary to discuss in order for outdoorsmen and women to learn valuable lessons.
Pavey: Ice storm changes landscape at Yuchi Wildlife Management Area

Yuchi Wildlife Management Area will have a different look this spring as crews remove almost 1,250 acres of planted pines damaged or destroyed by the February ice storm.
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.
Georgia authorities plan heightened alerts for boating under the influence heading into July 4th with Operation Dry Water

For three days this weekend prior to July 4th, law enforcement will be on heightened alerts for boaters under the influence. The annual Operation Dry Water campaign seeks to remind boaters of safety and keeping deaths and injuries low.
Alcohol levels for Georgia boaters could become stricter

A renewed push to strengthen Georgia's laws against boating under the influence of alcohol is gaining widespread support this year.
Fee causes drop in tag renewals

Higher fees have caused Georgians to dump their special wildlife license tags in record numbers, but the financial impact to conservation programs is still a question mark.
Rob Pavey | Outdoors | Sports
Missing fisherman's body found in lake

The body of an angler missing since Jan. 22 was recovered today from Thurmond Lake, McCormick County Coroner Faye Puckett said tonight.
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Benderdinker, Champions Retreat reach agreement

A canoe and kayak festival stalled over Georgia's initial refusal to issue a permit for the event will be held April 27 as scheduled, according to Benderdinker organizers.