Outdoors in Southwest Georgia

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OUTDOORS: Troubleshoot boats before fishing season heats up

With boating and boat ownership comes boat maintenance, a responsibility quite a few of us neglect to one degree or another.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: Crazy about the outdoors

Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the life of outdoorsmen, which many would say is crazy.

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OUTDOORS: How to get a head start on deer season

Hunters can actually obtain some of their most valuable deer hunting information during the offseason.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: Medical procedures have come a long way

Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay explains medical procedures have come a long way in a short time.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: Cupid throws a curve

Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay explains that not much about the wilderness scares him, but when it comes to Valentine’s Day, he’s terrified.

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OUTDOORS: Do pen-raised quail supplement wild-bred populations?

Bobwhite quail populations in Georgia, the Southeast in general, and around the nation have drastically declined over the last 40 years.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: Quietly look, quietly listen

Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the sights and sounds of nature that you can easily miss if you don’t slow down take it all in.

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In its sixth decade, hunting is still strong at Riverview Plantation

The Mitchell County hunting preserve is one of oldest in the South

Cader Cox III, of Camilla, said his father started the hunting operation in 1957 after attending a seminar on the subject at the University of Georgia.

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OUTDOORS: Paying attention pays off

Those who pay attention when they go to the woods are more likely to have a successful outing.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: Living with snake haters ain't easy

Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the people who have a difficult time getting past the feeling of sheer terror a legless reptile can induce.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: Bird of peace, my foot!

Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the countenance and demeanor of the mourning dove and how the bird has given him many frustrating hunts.

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OUTDOORS: With gun ownership comes responsibility

Realizing and seriously considering the responsibility of gun ownership is especially important in an age when privately owned firearms are ever increasingly a large facet of the social and political agenda.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: Pick it up -- it might just help

Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about keeping the outdoors beautiful by not littering.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: Having a chat with local flora

Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the plant life that outdoorsmen often take for granted.

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OUTDOORS: Waterfowl prime time has begun

Waterfowl (ducks, geese, and swans) are among North America’s most recognizable birds

Whether one is hunter, birder, or overall wildlife watcher, now is the time to pay attention to waterfowl arriving in our region for the winter.

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