Area Sports

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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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! https://www.laniercountynewsonline.com/2020/03/29/121166/

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Learn how to hunt wild turkeys this spring in Florida

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has launched a new online guide with information about how to hunt wild turkeys. Hunters can learn about finding a place to hunt, scouting, calling, needed apparel and gear, regulations, license requirements, and more. Florida’s wild turkey season opens March 7 south of State Road 70 and March…

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News to Know for Shad Fishermen

Waycross, GA Tuesday, December 17, 2019 – 09:00 Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 12 a.m. on Weds., Jan. 1, 2020 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). Shad season is scheduled to run through midnight on…

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CRD proposes circle-hook, other changes for shark fishing

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Dec. 4, 2019) — A division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is proposing additional changes to fishing regulations first recommended in September. The Coastal Resources Division of DNR on Wednesday asked the state Board of Natural Resources to require anglers to use non-offset, corrodible, non-stainless-steel circle hooks when fishing for…

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