Happening This Month - March 2015
Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed changes to hunting regulations for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 seasons and make plans to attend a scheduled public hearing.
More than two decades after Georgia protected alligator snapping turtles from commercial trapping, these heavyweight turtles with lightning-quick jaws are struggling to rebound in a former river stronghold.
Make sure you put a trout fishing trip on your list of things to do this spring, especially with the opening of seasonal trout streams beginning Sat., March 28, 2015.
Join BPI Outdoors and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division at a free firearms workshop that highlights the use of suppressors.
Looking for a great place to get online fishing tips for Georgia reservoirs and rivers? Look no further than the updated fishing prospects on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division website.
Atlanta’s fastest-flying family is in prime time again. A Department of Natural Resources camera at www.georgiawildlife.com/FalconCam is live-streaming peregrine falcons nesting at SunTrust Plaza Tower.
Trout fishing opportunities for all fishing skill levels abound in Georgia, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
Anglers itching to be out on the water should try to catch some cool weather striped bass action. This time of year, it is common to catch five to 15-pounders, with the occasional landing of a 30-pounder or greater.
With spring still about a week away, now is a great time to get out on the water and prepare to take advantage of some cool weather crappie fishing, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
More than 60 anglers reeled in a 2014 Angler Award for outstanding catches, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. This award program recognizes those who catch fish that meet or exceed a specific weight or length for that particular species.
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