Pavey: Georgia's oldest public fishing area, in McDuffie County, has turned 50

If you grew up in the Augusta area and have fished most of your life, it's quite likely you've landed a bluegill, largemouth or striper hatched at Georgia's oldest public fishing area, which turns 50 this year.

Body found at Lake Thurmond

The body of an Aiken man was found Tuesday in Thurmond Lake, according to officials with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.John Fox, 71, went fishing Thursday in McCormick County but did not return. Fox's companion...

National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday

...and Fishing Day. Go online to the web sites form the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Do a search for that special day. The Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club will hold its annual Kids...

Winter waters hold risks

...boat had washed up on shore. Sandie Craig headed to the lake, where crews from the Georgia and South Carolina departments of Natural Resources had begun searching for signs of her husband. His capsized boat was discovered that night, but...

Labor Day holiday signals end to sluggish sea turtle nesting season

SAVANNAH, Ga. - After four busy nesting years on beaches from Georgia to the Carolinas, loggerhead sea turtles this summer laid their eggs at a much pokier pace.

Dove season days added in Georgia, South Carolina for this year

Dove hunters on both sides of the Savannah River will enjoy longer seasons this year, due to amended guidelines at the federal level.

Aiken County Sheriff's Office to raise money Thursday for Special Olympics

...Aiken County Sheriff's Office, Aiken Department of Public Safety, 2nd Circuit Solicitors Office, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and WSI-SRS will hold the 2014 South Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run on Thursday.Law enforcement...

State's DNR policy 'fishy'

We received notification April 11 from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources that our registration expired for our boat. We never received a renewal notification.Well, it turns out it expired in April...

Winter rains pull South Carolina out of early stages of drought

...spring can mean problems during the annual wildfire season which is generally March and April.The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources reports that water flows in streams have improved during the past two months and are at or above normal...

Aiken drowning victim identified

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is investigating a canoe accident which left a 74-year-old man dead Tuesday afternoon in Aiken County.Coroner Tim Carlton...