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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - March 14, 2015 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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BOB KORNEGAY: When our fishing buddy grows up

Outdoors: Fishing is fun until they become a teenager

Thirteen is an absolute horror if the new teenager has become a better fisherman than his old man, not only is he no longer afraid to rub it in, he relishes and looks forward to every opportunity to do so.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - March 7, 2015 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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NORMA KARST: Horses teach responsibility and caring

FEATURES COLUMN: Horses get riders back to nature

Complaints about nothing to do in the Albany area? Saddle up and change from a naysayer to a neigh-sayer.

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BOB KORNEGAY: Time again for 'crappie' thoughts

OUTDOORS: Unusual fish is about as strange as the fisherman who desperately tries to catch it

The daily limit for crappies is liberal and fried crappie fillets are mama-slappin’ good eating.

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BOB KORNEGAY: Alone but not lonely

Outdoors: In the outdoors the loner sees and experiences more of nature than the pair, the trio, or the crowd

When we venture alone into wild places, we come to the realization that we are not escaping reality, but entering into it.

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'Take a kid fishing' not just an empty cliche'

Getting kids interested early is important to preserving the sport

Anglers wishing to join the ranks of those who derive pleasure from fishing with children need do little else but find a willing kid and go.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Feb. 21, 2015 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Feb. 14, 2015 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Feb. 7, 2015 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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BOB KORNEGAY: I'll take the long route

Outdoors: The long route has taken me through places I would have missed

The express routes and the fast lanes have their places and sometimes even I can’t avoid them, but the long way back, I’ll take it whenever I can.

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Bass-fishing's 'tried-and-true' winter-bait

Jig-and-pig combo still a popular lure for winter bass fishermen

To achieve the proper “look,” Veteran bass fisherman George Mortenson uses a white jig tipped with white or silver pork almost exclusively.

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Purple Heart Hunt honors wounded warriors | PHOTO GALLERY

Special ops service men from across the country take part in a special quail hunt

Southern Wilderness plantation near Edison was the site of the year’s first Purple Heart Outdoor Tour event on Saturday.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Jan. 30, 2015 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Jan. 24, 2015 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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