FISHING REPORT: Heavy rain and murky water cloud the forecast
Weekly fihsing reports for Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River.
OUTDOORS: Cricket tube sighting strips mythology from trout fishing
I never fish for trout without crickets, at least in a back-up role. I’ll put a live bug on a hand-tied dry fly in a heartbeat. Heck, when I’m really fish hungry I’ll shun flies altogether and fish crickets “nekkid.” I have no shame.
One of the most popular ornamentals in the Southeast is the Bradford pear tree.
Although various traits make it a favorite for many who want to beautify their properties, the Bradford pear brings with it some dark secrets.
FISHING REPORT: Lakes Seminole, George and Blackshear and the Flint River
Bass fishing is good in some waterways, while catfish are slow to fair this week.
OUTDOORS: How can you beat a meal seasoned with ashes and a variety of flying bugs?
Mother Nature has a way of making outdoor cooking particularly adventurous.
The flathead continues to thrive in the region’s river systems
The big cats are plentiful, even to the point of being introduced as pests in some waterways.
OUTDOORS COLUMN: For three decades, questions about the great outdoors have gone unanswered
There are some things an outdoors guy just ought to have the right to ask questions about.
The best fishing this weekend should be on Lake Seminole
Reports on how they’re biting at Lakes Seminole, George and Blackshear and the Flint River.
The best acts of kindness aren't calculated
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about generosity that doesn't seek personal gain.
Fear of the outdoors is often unnecessary
Many creatures incite terror, panic and sometimes even self-inflicted injury, all of which are unnecessary.
Sometimes it’s all about happenstance, simply being in the right place at the right time. That’s just as true when it comes to outdoor life as it is in any other endeavor.
With boating and boat ownership comes boat maintenance, a responsibility quite a few of us neglect to one degree or another.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the sport of birding.
Hunters can actually obtain some of their most valuable deer hunting information during the offseason.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the life of outdoorsmen, which many would say is crazy.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay explains medical procedures have come a long way in a short time.
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.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the series of events that happened after he discovered a raven in his home.
Bobwhite quail populations in Georgia, the Southeast in general, and around the nation have drastically declined over the last 40 years.
The Coosawattee River system is one of the richest waterway networks in Georgia.
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.
Those who pay attention when they go to the woods are more likely to have a successful outing.
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.
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.
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.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about keeping the outdoors beautiful by not littering.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the plant life that outdoorsmen often take for granted.
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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Herald outdoor columnist Bob Kornegay writes about hunts that many deem failures after animals scurry away.
There are three simple rules for basic deer hunting success: Find deer, break up the hunter’s outline, and keep still.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about an experience he had eight years ago with a near-perfect whitetail deer.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about Pinellas County, Fla., and how pleasant it can be from an off-the-beaten-path outdoorsman’s viewpoint.
There is more to the appearance of deer than mere aesthetic beauty. Most aspects of their distinctive look are adaptations geared to ensure survival and successful reproduction.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about squirrel hunting and his annual adventures with the pastime.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes how he no longer has stamina for cold weather.
Our ubiquitous panfish species, often considered springtime and early summer fishes to be sought primarily when area waters first begin to warm up, can often become quite active as the fall season deepens.
As fall sets in, the thoughts of most outdoorsmen turn to hunting season, but Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay reminds readers not to forget about the fish.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the opossum, the lone marsupial native to North America.
Deer management interest increases yearly
The interest in deer management increases each year, as evidenced by countless print articles and video productions that discuss management-related topics.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the modern conveniences — necessary and unnecessary — that people take with them to the outdoors.
Herald outdoor columnist Bob Kornegay writes about an aging buck who has spent years dodging hunters.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the oddities surrounding crappies and those who fish for them.
Archery season is underway, and Herald Outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay reminds hunters of safety tips and harvest records.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay recounts a tale from his childhood.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay breaks down how to have a successful archery season.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about traditions that should be passed down to the next generation of hunters.
Line maintenance often neglected by fishermen
Line maintenance is often neglected by fishermen, but proper line care is one of the most important aspects of fishing.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay was shocked to see an otter slinking the woods recently during his squirrel-hunting trip — but as he later found out, he shouldn’t have been.
Small-game hunters across Georgia are excited and ready for the annual squirrel season, which opens next week.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about Lake Blue Ridge, where "sparkling diamonds of mountain water dance off the scales of a leaping fish in rising or setting sunlight."