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Georgia angler Ed Lepley ties his state white bass record

...and we expect a good season from this area," said Kevin Lowrey, wild turkey project coordinator for Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division. "However, due to low reproduction numbers over the past three years, 2015 might be a challenging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-03-13/georgia-angler
Killing feral hogs without hunting license might soon be legal in Georgia

...within a year and are capable of producing two litters annually with 12 or more piglets.A spokeswoman for Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division said officials are aware of the proposed legislation, but declined to comment.Current laws allow hog...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-03-07/killing-feral-hogs-witho
Local angler Marshall White recognized for his massive catch

...wildlife/coyote.pdf/WorkshopInfo2015.pdf or by calling (803) 734-3609. MORE TRAPPING HELP: Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division is also offering help for anyone interested in learning to control nuisance wildlife through trapping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-02-28/local-angler-m
Meetings for Georgia hunters take up various subjects

...population in the state has definitely come down," said Don McGowan, regional operations manager for Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division, which organized the Wilkes County meeting and seven similar gatherings across the state last week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2015-01-10/meetings-georg
Alligator had unusual taste

...movement in the Augusta region.According to a new interactive rut prediction tool offered online by Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division, the peak of whitetail movement in Richmond, Burke and most of the surrounding counties nearby will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-10-11/alligator-had-unusual-ta
Excise tax for hunting and fishing gear is beneficial to outdoorsmen

...million ? set another all-time record high, said Ted Will, assistant chief of game management for Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division.The program dates back to 1937, when Congress adopted the Pittman-Robertson Act. The idea was to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-12-12/excise-tax-hunting-and-f
Dove season days added in Georgia, South Carolina for this year

...both Georgia and South Carolina have decided to take advantage of the additional hunting opportunities.Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division has added days to the second and third season, spokeswoman Melissa Cummings said.The 2014-15 seasons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-08-23/dove-season-da
Search for native striper fish continues to be elusive

...a habitat issue ? always has been," said Tim Barrett, regional fisheries management supervisor for Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division.Stripers once reproduced prolifically in the Savannah, but began to disappear in the 1970s, when a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-08-02/search-native-stripers-c
Efforts underway to preserve Revolutionary War battlefield

...management programs, such as timber harvesting.Lee Taylor, regional game management supervisor for Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division, said state officials are doing all they can to protect the resources at Tuckahoe, but will need a final...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-11/efforts-underway-preserve-rev
New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam still wrapped in red tape

...that lures in storks from a radius of more than 50 miles.Equally encouraging was news last week from Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division that stork nesting numbers were up this year, with an estimated 2,932 nests in 22 colonies observed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-06-28/new-savannah-b