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Hellbender Mating Behavior Video

Thanks for your scientific interest in Hellbender Mating Behavior.  This post is about super-secretive, slimy creatures that are camouflaged, live under rocks and only come out at night. No, we’re not talking about the creepy guys dating your neighbor’s daughter or even your creepy relatives.  We’re talking about Eastern hellbenders. Hellbenders don’t ride motorcycles or have pierced eyeballs.  more »

Jet Dumped Fuel Over Lake Allatoona Before Emergency Landing

In preparation for an emergency return landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, a Delta airliner dumped fuel over Lake Allatoona — hundreds or thousands of pounds, depending on the source — for almost 40-minutes. According to several TV stations in Atlanta, the Delta jet bound for Tokyo, Japan, had one of its four engines fail shortly after more »

Tellus Museum’s Lunch & Learn: Meet Stan the Tyrannosaurus Rex

You won’t believe this, but some people don’t know how much fun it is to visit Tellus Science Museum at Exit 293 off I-75 in Cartersville. Take their Lunch & Learn presentations, for example.  You’re welcome to spend an hour for lunch (or stay all day, if you’d like) at the museum’s Cafe from 12:15 to 1 PM. more »

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 »