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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Nov. 28, 2014 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 - Nov. 22, 2014 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 - Nov. 15, 2014 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: For sale, one U-catch-It canoe

OUTDOORS: Canoes, it turns out, are not conducive to fidgeting

I bought a canoe because I wanted to be a true outdoorsman. A true outdoorsman, I thought, must be an adventurer. Last month I sold a canoe … quite cheaply.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Nov. 8, 2014 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 - Oct. 31, 2014 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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New riverfront kayak launches open in downtown Albany | VIDEO

Downtown kayak launches help promote Flint River

As part of a community wide effort to make Flint River more accessible the Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority (ADICA) joined city and county officials Thursdat to christen the new downtown kayak launches nestled along Albany’s Riverfront park.

Dirty Devil Dog Mud Run at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany cancelled this year

Constrained resources lead to cancellation of 5K obstacle course run at Marine installation

The Dirty Devil Dog run, which was slated to have its third annual event this year, had been scheduled for Nov. 22.

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BOB KORNEGAY: Some tales just too big to buy

OUTDOORS: Never let facts get in the way of a good story

A number of years ago, when waterfowling was a passion and duck season the core of my existence, I actually belonged to a duck hunting club. At our weekend duck camps, a tradition was soon established. That tradition was, and I suppose still is, blatantly lying to all newcomers accepted into the group.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Oct. 25, 2014 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 - Oct. 17, 2014 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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CREEPY CRAWLERS: Fears about spiders are largely unfounded

Often underappreciated, spiders are part of the balanced natural world

Though all spiders have venom, only three species in Georgia pose any real danger to humans — the brown recluse, the black widow and the lesser known brown widow.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - Oct. 11, 2014 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.

Outdoor enthusiasts arrive for paddle down the Flint

Four-day float will end at Lake Seminole

Georgia River Network, creator of Paddle Georgia, an annual week-long summer canoe/kayak camping adventure, will host a four-day Paddle Georgia Fall Float on the Flint Oct. today through Monday between Albany and Bainbridge.

Snake bite program set for Saturday at Flint RiverQuarium Imagination Theater

Saturday program in Albany meant to educate on venomous snakes and what to do when bitten

Wildlife Biologist Jen Howze, with the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway, and Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital emergency physicians Drs. James Sirleaf and James Black will share insight into snakes and how to handle bites at a program Saturday at the Flint RiverQuarium.

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