Tue., October 18, 2011 12:00pm
A section of a marine sanctuary off Georgia's coast is now designated as a marine science research area. The research area includes eight of the 22-square-mile Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary.
Tue., October 11, 2011 4:51pm
A coastal-area environmental group and five public agencies have come together to clear up confusion about fish advisories in the Brunswick area. The partnership aims to put in one place the myriad advice fishermen receive about which fish to eat, where to catch them and how much is too much. State officials produce a 60 page book on the topic.
Fri., July 29, 2011 4:55pm
The Altamaha River drains a quarter of the state, stretching from Atlanta and Macon to Darien on the coast. It’s been an engine for economic activity since Native Americans and early settlers used it to travel to inland Georgia.
Thu., June 2, 2011 2:49pm
Georgia's Saxby Chambliss is joining 12 other US Senators in calling on Food and Drug Administration officials to relax seafood advice for pregnant women. The Senators say, the agency's guidelines to avoid fish because of mercury are not consistent with new federal dietary recommendations.
Fri., May 27, 2011 4:51pm
State environmental officials don't want people to fish in the Ogeechee River until they can find out what killed thousands of fish. A massive fish kill late last week stunk up the meandering Southeast Georgia waterway. The state Environmental Protection Division blamed a bacteria not known to harm humans.
Fri., March 25, 2011 2:47pm
Seasonal trout fishing will be allowed on Saturday. State stocked streams, rivers, and small lakes with over 1-million fish. Fishing is big business in Georgia.
Thu., August 5, 2010 4:20pm
Fishing enthusiasts are heading to Lake Lanier this week for one of the nation’s top bass tournaments. The Forrest Wood Cup is considered the “super bowl” of fishing, and organizers are expecting the event to bring in the big names – and the big bucks.
Mon., July 5, 2010 12:00am
Georgia's underwater national park, Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, studies fish on a recent voyage.
Fri., March 5, 2010 3:15pm
A federal panel has decided that a long-term no-catch zone shouldn't includ