Slaying the Lionfish The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand Celebrating 20 Years of MBARA
 
Slaying the Lionfish

Slaying the Lionfish

Imagine hunting or fishing as much as you want without regards to size or bag limits.  What sounds like a formula for environmental disaster is actually a recipe for aiding the environment while harvesting a delicious treat–lionfish. Lionfish, an invasive species, were first found off Southeast Florida in 1985.  In a little over 10 years, […]

The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand

The List: Hunting bull tahr on the South Island of New Zealand

Story and Photos by Buddy Boyet Alright, I admit it. My wife calls me “Bubba”. I am your prototypical XXL deep Southern good ole boy. I stand 6’4” bare footed and weigh 250 pounds buck naked. My accent is as thick and slow as Tupelo honey poured from a mason jar in the dead of […]

Celebrating 20 Years of MBARA

Celebrating 20 Years of MBARA

The Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association will hold its 20th Annual MBARA Kingfish Tournament on Saturday, August 27, 2016, in Mexico Beach.  Over the past 20 years, this all volunteer group has raised over four million dollars for 200 artificial reefs that run the gamut from 2 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico to […]

Reeling in joy

Reeling in joy

18 February 2014

Beginning in the last few weeks of December and continuing into March, south Georgia bass will begin their pre-spawn transition. Big females will start unching up and feeding heavily on shad to get in shape for the annual spawn. This is absolutely the best time of year to get that once in a lifetime bass […]

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Improving Your Deer Hunting

Improving Your Deer Hunting

18 February 2014

Deer season is winding down, and the season will soon be closed for another year. As one talks to different hunters, one soon finds out that some hunters do very well while others do not. What makes the difference? Several very good hunters were asked to give their secrets to successful deer hunting, and the following narrative will give the reader great insight into what makes for a successful deer season. Read on for ten tips from good whitetail deer hunters.

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Working in the gobbler shop

Working in the gobbler shop

17 February 2014

With fine factory-made knives, David Sellers strips thin slivers of wood from a long and hollow turkey box call. As he glides the knife around the inside of the box in his shop out in the country on the Decatur County line, tiny little ribbon curls of wood peel off and fall onto his workbench. “It’s just like a violin,” he said. “The wood is shaped until a sound resonates perfectly through the structure.”

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Wingate’s legacy continued through summer outdoors camp

Wingate’s legacy continued through summer outdoors camp

17 July 2013

The City of Bainbridge is working hard to preserve the legacy of Jack Wingate, “The Sage of Seminole,” through a summer day camp that teaches children and youth about a variety of outdoor activities, as well as our local history. Wingate was a local legend, known as much for his personality and love for life […]

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These grouper recipes are tasty and easy

17 July 2013

Grouper and the entire grouper family are probably the most popular saltwater food fish in the United States. Grouper belongs to the sea bass family, one the largest fish families in the sea. There are over 400 species of sea bass and as many as 85 varieties of grouper. I love the light, mild flavor […]

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‘Ling Ding’ brings big fish to Florida

‘Ling Ding’ brings big fish to Florida

17 July 2013

By Ron Childs Every spring, the ling start a migration up from south Florida up the west coast of Florida, heading over toward Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas. These amazingly strong fish can grow up to 150 pounds and up to six feet long. These fish are brown and look like a cross between a catfish […]

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Scallops And Oysters Unshelled

Scallops And Oysters Unshelled

17 July 2013

The bounty from the Gulf of Mexico goes beyond its fish. It also includes some very tasty shellfish like scallops and oysters. However, obtaining these tasty delights is slightly different than catching fish. Scallops can only be harvested off Port St. Joe, Florida from July 1 through August 24. This involves diving to find them […]

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Some Practical Tips For Jet Ski Riders

Some Practical Tips For Jet Ski Riders

17 July 2013

by Joyce Kramer Can’t you easily picture yourself skimming over the waves, hair blowing free, warm sunshine on your body giving you that kind of tan that you can only get while out on the water. You can go fast and far, or you can go slow and easy. For this type of boating, the […]

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Fishermen can loan free tackle at state parks

Fishermen can loan free tackle at state parks

17 July 2013

From Georgia Department of Resources Whether you are planning to visit a Georgia State Park or Historic Site or you just happen to stop by one on a whim, be sure to come “cast” away your worries by fishing — whether you have the fishing equipment or not. The Fishing Tackle Loaner Program, offered by […]

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Contest winner can fish, hunt free for life

Contest winner can fish, hunt free for life

17 July 2013

From Georgia Department of Natural Resources It’s the sporting opportunity of a lifetime. Georgians can win the right to hunt and fish for free for life statewide in a new contest sponsored by the Georgia Natural Resources Foundation. Visitors to the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/WildlifeResourcesDivisionGADNR) can enter the Labor Day drawing for […]

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