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DNR Law Enforcement Report (10-22-13)

DNR Law Enforcement Division ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Judging from all the people our friends at Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division arrest every week, you’d think lawbreakers don’t know about jails and prisons. That might change soon for some of them. The latest Law Enforcement Report gives us a glimpse into what folks think they can get away with … until […]

DNR Shifts Rangers into Law Enforcement Div.

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  The board of Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources met on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Georgia Southern University and chose to make fundamental changes to the structure of its organization. The DNR reorganized its Wildlife Resources Division (WRD), effective Monday, July 1, 2013. Five former departments will be consolidated into one — the Law Enforcement Division — […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (6-20-13)

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Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-side fishing is Great!  The fish are in their summer pattern.  The big schools we were fishing mid-lake have moved south. The […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (5-30-13)

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Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona.  When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Line-sides: Good!!! The lake is back down to its normal level and there is very little debris. The fish are starting to […]

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report (5-25-13)

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Robert Eidson’s Lake Allatoona Fishing Guide Report is provided by First Bite Guide Service of Lake Allatoona. When you’re ready to catch stripers and hybrids, contact Robert at 770-827-6282 or by e-mail: eidson6260@gmail.com. Lines-side fishing is Good!! The lake is still out of its banks, but is going down quickly. The spawn run up the […]

BUI Law Goes into Effect May 15th

Governor Nathan Deal ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Senate Bill 136 goes into effect in Georgia on May 15, 2013. Several state officials from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Department of Public Safety and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety will attend informational sessions around the state at local marinas on Tuesday, May 14th and Wednesday the 15th. The message will be […]

Water War Battles Continue

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New skirmishes in the water wars between Alabama, Florida and the great state of Georgia are being reported by Ray Henry of The Associated Press. The federal government is involved.  Again. A draft of the 2013 Water Resources Development Act could undermine the court decision that allows Georgians to use Lake Allatoona, for example, as a […]

Plenty of Pretty Leaves Persevere

Plenty of Pretty Leaves Persevere

Winter isn’t far off, but autumn is still putting on her show in Georgia. The leaves are past their peak but you’ll find lovely shades of yellows, reds and oranges almost everywhere, so get out this weekend and enjoy the beauty of autumn. Winds from Hurricane Sandy blew many leaves down, but fall is a […]

Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday 11-4-2012

Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday 11-4-2012

There are probably lots of ideas that are more stupid than changing our clocks twice a year to go on and/or off Daylight Saving Time.  Electric spoons, for example. But as long as we can be tricked into believing we’re getting an extra hour of daylight for the summer, we’ll all cheerfully go along with Daylight […]

Fall Foliage Peaking in North GA Parks

Fall Foliage Peaking in North GA Parks

Good news, Leaf Peepers!  This weekend the fall foliage is at its peak at several parks. CLOUDLAND CANYON STATE PARK — October 16, 2012  —  Fall is here! Many of the trees at the park seemed to have change overnight.  Both the east and west rims of the canyon are displaying wonderful and varied color.  […]