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.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the plant life that outdoorsmen often take for granted.
Bob Kornegay’s weekly outdoors column
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.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about squirrel hunting and his annual adventures with the pastime.
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 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.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the opossum, the lone marsupial native to North America.
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.
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.
Archery season is underway, and Herald Outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay reminds hunters of safety tips and harvest records.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the oddities surrounding crappies and those who fish for them.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay breaks down how to have a successful archery season.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay recounts a tale from his childhood.
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 writes about traditions that should be passed down to the next generation of hunters.
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."
Herald Outdoors Columnist breaks down why he misses the days sitting around and gazing off a rustic old back porch.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the way children can turn a bad day fishing into a good day.
Herald outdoor columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the joys of vacation.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay encourages those outdoors to take in a nature scene that you might not think will wow you --- but will.
Properly maintained year round, food plots can be beneficial tools for deer management on a property, especially during the summer and other high-stress times of year.
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about his thoughts when he stares into the mirror and sees his "facial hair and flowing mane."
Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the memories he shared with his dog, Catfish.
Wild hogs can be lured to open, baited traps and then caught when game cameras are used to determine the proper time to set the trap and nab an entire group.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay explains why some of the greatest things about the outdoors aren't always the most attractive.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay recants an adventure with a pesky, bushytailed squirrel this week.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the adventures in a duck hunting club he belonged to long ago.
Here's a local roundup of how the fish are biting in area lakes.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay writes about a miracle from Mother Nature on a sun-lit day at the lake.
As the temperatures warm up, the risk increases around Southwest Georgia for everyone’s least favorite parasite — the disgusting, blood-sucking tick — begins threatening.
Here's a look at how the fish are performing in area lakes.
Outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay has some fun with some interesting sales items from his personal collection.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay takes a closer look at the beloved blue heron.
Post-spawn is a traditional transition time for crappies so anglers wishing to catch a limit of fish for the fryer and the freezer must learn how to pinpoint them to be successful.
Outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay takes a look at the simple and unique outdoor wilderness that is close by.
Greater concern for the conservation and proper maintenance of field-edge habitat goes a long way toward halting the decline of bobwhite quail populations.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay writes about the random road buddies he has met on his travels.
Find out where the fish are biting --- or not biting --- around Southwest Georgia this week.
Herald Outdoors Columnist has passed along a lot of expert advice over the years about the outdoors --- but don't come looking for him if it turns out to be the wrong advice from time to time.
Canada geese can often be a pleasure to observe within a peaceful environment, but they have some other habits which make them a royal pain in the neck.
For all the columns Herald Outdoors writer Bob Kornegay has written over the years about the nuances of going fishing, this one simply appreciates the art of landing the catch.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay writes about deer hunters who may or may not be qualified to manage deer populations by culling.