Outdoors

Outdoors
  • Free app aims to boost outdoors enjoyment

    SOCIAL CIRCLE — Georgia hunters, anglers and wildlife enthusiasts now have an app of their own.

    November 8, 2012

  • Trout time in North Georgia

    Beginning Nov. 1, anglers can head to North Georgia for fishing in one of the five delayed harvest trout streams.

    October 20, 2012

  • Even a runner leaves a carbon footprint

    About 30,000 runners will invade Washington Oct. 28 for the 2012 Marine Corps Marathon. The race's popularity has skyrocketed since its inception in 1976, when 1,175 participants undertook the lung-busting challenge.

    October 16, 2012

  • Hunting notebook: Firearms deer season starts soon

    SOCIAL CIRCLE — While archery and primitive weapons season occur first, many hunters anxiously wait until the opening day of firearms season to get into the woods.

    October 13, 2012

  • CRBI launches Etowah Water Trail website

    A project more than two years in the making to map and document all 163 miles of the Etowah River has been completed, and to celebrate, the Coosa River Basin Initiative (CRBI) is hosting two on-river events in Bartow and Floyd counties during October.

    October 9, 2012

  • Georgians have chance for ‘adventure’ on National Hunting and Fishing Day

    Fun events, plenty of activities and celebrating the passion for the outdoors is just what you will find at one of the many free celebrations that will be held in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 22.

    September 14, 2012

  • Georgians can help select wildlife car tags

    Four new wildlife vehicle license plates are coming to Georgia, and the Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division wants the public to help select the best tag design.

    August 31, 2012

  • Dolphins capture title via second tiebreaker

    The Dalton Dolphins are champions again.

    July 12, 2012

  • Pain equals gain for Finnell, adventure racing teammates

    No sleep and limited resources. Cold rain falling while wearing soaked clothes. Running, paddling and riding for 20 hours straight. Dead legs and arms.
    And still with 20 miles to go to the finish line.
    It is a miserable existence.
    At the same time, the four-member adventure racing team known simply as BDAR wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.

    July 4, 2012

  • Feeling "Brave?" Try a Ga. DNR archery camp

    If the movie “Brave” has drawn your children toward archery, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is ready to help them learn and grow in the sport.

    June 24, 2012