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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 »

Dove Hunting Season Opens September 6, 2014

  I’m not sure who decided to use doves to represent: “a supporter of peace: someone who supports peace and the use of peaceful measures to avoid confrontation or war,” but it wasn’t a hunter. To hunters, doves represent something to be blasted out of the sky with just enough firepower to have something left more »

Snakes in Georgia Imperiled by Fungal Disease

If snakes in Georgia could talk (Pleasant dreams!), they would say, “There’s a fungus among us.”  Snake Fungal Disease — which some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions — has been documented in one wild snake in Georgia. An emaciated mud snake from Bulloch County tested positive last month for more »

Judge Upholds Weapons Ban at Lake Allatoona

On August 18, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Harold Murphy denied a request filed in federal court on June 12, 2014, by GeorgiaCarry.org and one of its members, Paulding County resident David James, to overturn a weapons ban at Lake Allatoona. Mr. James sought permission to carry a concealed weapon on Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) property more »

First Bite Guide Service Fishing Report for Lake Allatoona (8-21-14)

Robert Eidson’s Fishing Report forLake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Bass is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line Sides Fair!! The bite really slowed down last week, but it is on the rebound. The fish are starting more »

Acworth Cultural Arts EXPO 8-23-14

You are invited to attend the Acworth Cultural Arts EXPO. It’s a FREE one-day, mini-Festival at the Roberts School Community Center at 4681 School St. Acworth, GA. on Saturday, August 23rd starting at 11:00 a.m. The Acworth Cultural Arts EXPO will showcase the Arts and Cultural Opportunities scheduled for the fall.  Hands-on demonstrations, information tables, games and food will be available more »

First Bite Guide Service Lake Allatoona Fishing Report

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 at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-sides remain Good at First Bite Guide Service!! Fishing has slowed down some compared to the last few weeks, more »