Area Sports

Check Out the Latest Trout Stocking Report!

GEORGIA – The Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division (Fisheries Management Section) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service stock streams with trout for anglers to enjoy. The number of trout stocked and the stocking frequency depend on a stream’s fishing pressure, accessibility, and water conditions. View our weekly stocking report to see the most current stocking list!  …

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Check Out the Latest Trout Stocking Report!

The Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division (Fisheries Management Section) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service stock streams with trout for anglers to enjoy. The number of trout stocked and the stocking frequency depend on a stream’s fishing pressure, accessibility, and water conditions. View our weekly stocking report to see the most current stocking list! Note: If…

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NRDA Trustee Annual Public Meeting July 16 On-line

Register to Join the Trustees for their Annual Public Meeting via Webinar on July 16 about the Gulf Water Restoration  Their website is maintained by NOAA on behalf of the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees The Trustee Council will hold the fifth annual public meeting via webinar this year due to current nationwide health concerns. The…

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UPDATE: Presentation adds speaker on sustainable roadways

By DNR BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA – The virtual presentation on energy policy and sustainability slated for noon Friday, June 5, 2020, has added Allie Kelly, the director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s “The Ray” project, which seeks to create the most sustainable stretch of highway in America. She will be online from the solar array at Exit…

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National Boating and Fishing Week: June 6–14, 2020

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LANIER COUNTY, GEORGIA – Need a motive to go boating and fishing in Lanier County, Georgia? Particularly during this time of national health stress, boating and fishing offer a great way to connect with family and friends.  It’s a great type of stress relief!  Fishing in particular offers a boundless…

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Fish Were Biting at Banks Lake on Sunday, May 3rd!

By Carol A. Gasser Moore LAKELAND, GEORGIA – The Southern Bass Busters fishing tournament was held on Saturday at Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge.  The first were definitely biting! Get the details on the fishing tournament in Thursday’s, May 7th e-edition of the Lanier County News!

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Coronavirus: Lions nap on road during South African lockdown

The LCN Editor thought this international news report from the BBC was worth posting locally for its human interest and connection to wildlife!  While not exactly a “sport” I’m including it an area where outdoor sports and, therefore, outdoor lovers abound! BBC |  Sooner or later animals were going to notice that the humans had disappeared…

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DNR Wildlife Resources Division responds to the pandemic: how response affects outdoors recreation

GEORGIA – Coronavirus details are changing frequently. Visit georgiawildlife.com and the Georgia Wildlife blog for the latest on how the DNR Wildlife Resources Division is responding to the pandemic and how that response affects outdoors recreation in Georgia, including hunting, fishing, boating, wildlife viewing and hiking. While the agency is operational statewide, services provided online or by phone will be…

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Good News for Fishermen: March 27 Fishing Report

FISHING, GEORGIA WILDLIFE Georgia Fishing Report: March 27, 2020 5 year-old Chandler Cochran with his 42 lb, 8 oz blue catfish caught on the Coosa River – Great Job! Date: March 27, 2020Author: Georgia DNR, Wildlife Resources Division0 Comments Wash your hands…Wash your hands? C’mon Anglers – I mean, we GOT this part, right? You know after a day…

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