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23rd Annual Marietta StreetFest ~ 9-20-2014

This year’s Marietta StreetFest will be better than ever with more arts & crafts, cool old cars, cool old musicians and brand-new ways for kids of all ages to have fun. The 23rd annual Marietta StreetFest takes place on Saturday, September 20th from 9 AM until 5 PM around the Historic Marietta Square. Marietta StreetFest — presented more »

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report by Robert Eidson & First Bite Guide Service

This Lake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Bass Fishing Report by Robert Eidson is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. Contact Robert by e-mail at or call 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Line-sides – Better!! Last week’s super moon really slowed the fishing down, but it is finally starting to rebound. We have more »

Deer Hunting Season for Archers Begins on 9-13-14

Fall begins on Tuesday, September 23rd 2014.  To some, that means cooler temperatures, shorter days and colorful leaves.  To hunters, autumn means it’s deer hunting season. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division says archers get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, September 13th. Last year, 118,238 archery hunters harvested more »

Free Fishing in Georgia on National Hunting and Fishing Day

Residents of the great state of Georgia are eligible for free fishing on Saturday, September 27, 2014, even if they don’t have a fishing license.  Many other events and fun activities are scheduled to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. On this day, residents do NOT need a fishing license or a trout license to fish on more »

Georgia State Parks Offer Warm Deals for Camping Snowbirds

First the geese fly south from the northern parts of the United States.  Then snowbirds — folks fleeing winter to enjoy a few months of almost-perfect weather in Georgia — are right behind them, in their RVs or towing their campers. When the weather cools off, the deals warm up for campers who want to more »

Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (9-3-14)

Robert Eidson’s Fishing Report for Lake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Bass is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert Eidson at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: Line-sides are Decent. The days of 40- 70 fish we were catching early this month are long gone. more »

Big Brother is Watching Mottled Ducks

No, don’t worry.  That title is not some kind of code that will cause black helicopters to hover over your house.  (Probably.)  Researchers (think: tax dollars) are using satellites to track the movements of mottled ducks.  If you’re not a mottled duck, Big Brother isn’t watching you.  (Probably.) Mottled ducks along the Georgia coast are more »

DNR Recap of Labor Day Incidents

Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Division Rangers released a recap of Labor Day incidents that took place over the busy Labor Day weekend. Rangers responded to boating incidents and drownings on waterways across the state.  They will be shifting their focus to the thousands of hunters who will be entering the woods this hunting season. Labor Day typically marks more »