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  • Looking for stories of fishing at Gordon Highway pond
  • So I contacted Ed Bettross, the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division fisheries biologist working out of the Thomson District office, and asked him to conduct a survey of the pond’s fish population. Using a boat equipped with an electro-fishing rig ...
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 12/2/2016 5:57:44 AM
  • Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Colder weather gets fish moving
  • As long as you are not targeting trout, a live crappie minnow is a great all around fish catcher (trout fishing with live minnows is illegal in Georgia). Fishing with live minnows can be done on just about any budget. A Zebco 33 or even a long cane pole ..
  • Gainesville Times
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  • 12/1/2016 10:52:24 AM
  • Coastal Georgia Cast and Blast: Turkeys and Redfish
  • “I love my job,” my hunting guide whispered. “So do I!” I chimed, giddy. No telling what the turkeys were saying. Gobbles rang through the woods behind us. Whenever Dale Drury called, they answered. We sat statue-still in the late-March dawn at the ...
  • Sport Fishing
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  • 11/30/2016 8:54:53 PM
  • 10 Amazing U.S. Lake Boating Spots To Visit
  • 6. Lake Lanier, Georgia. Due to its close proximity to Atlanta (45 minutes north), Lake Lanier is one of the most popular boating destinations in the South. Rental boats, houseboats, fishing boats, ski boats, and kayaks all share the waters of Lake Lanier
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 11/29/2016 3:26:47 PM
  • Georgia may hike license fees to hunt and fish
  • It's been years since Georgia raised the fees for state hunting and fishing licenses but that may change in the next legislative session. State auditors estimate the Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division could generate millions of ..
  • Talk 750 WSB
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  • 11/29/2016 2:22:22 PM
  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Cite Man for Punching a Hammerhead Shark
  • A Georgia man has racked up some significant citations after repeatedly punching a hammerhead shark. Granger Ray Wooten, of Lafayette Georgia, was apprehended by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers and charged with a ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 11/28/2016 3:42:18 PM
  • Georgia wildlife officials told to raise hunting, fishing license fees
  • Georgia wildlife officials could raise millions of dollars each year to hire additional rangers and make other improvements if they charged more for hunting and fishing licenses and stopped offering free lifetime licenses to senior citizens, a new state ..
  • myajc.com
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  • 11/27/2016 7:15:15 AM
  • Baab: Greenbrier duo wins fishing tournament
  • They battled tough, windy conditions on Thurmond Lake last Saturday to win the Georgia BASS Nation High School Fishing Championship. Hadden, an eighth grader, and Casey, a sophomore, weighed in a five-fish limit totaling 14.04 pounds. Seven teams ...
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 11/25/2016 1:34:01 AM
  • Cabin Rentals With Fishing In Georgia
  • Layaway Cabin rentals with fishing in georgia departure date hold the solutions to producing that dream holiday into reality. A Cabin rentals with fishing in georgia lot of the motels are on the preferred, thigh areas like The Deprive (Blvd Southern ...
  • amazonaws.com
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  • 11/11/2016 10:57:38 PM
  • Georgia's Revised Wildlife Action Plan Approved, at Work
  • SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (11/10/2016) A statewide strategy to help conserve hundreds of Georgia animal and plant species has been revised and is being put into practice following federal approval. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision this fall on Georgia
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 11/10/2016 6:55:26 PM
  • Results from a big weekend of fishing
  • Heaviest fish 12-16 years: Silas Brown, 1.29; Paul Chong, 0.17; Georgia Jobson, 014; Gemma Turnwald, 0.13; Hayley Lincoln, 0.08. More than 250 children took part in the Gisborne Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club’s kids fishing competition at the weekend.
  • The Gisborne Herald
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  • 11/9/2016 1:24:22 AM
  • Georgia's Fisher wins Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake
  • "I haven't fished at this level in years, so this tournament was like a family reunion," said Fisher, who spent eight years on the FLW Tour before stepping away in 2008. "I've always been very competitive, so it feels great to win. "I came into this event
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 11/6/2016 4:58:30 PM
  • Fisher bounces back to win Series crown
  • Pat Fisher of Colbert, Georgia weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds even Saturday to win the FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake. Fisher’s 3-day total of 40-04earned him $50,200 and a spot in the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup. “I haven’t ...
  • BassFan
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  • 11/6/2016 3:46:55 PM
  • Georgia’s Fisher wins Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake
  • "I haven't fished at this level in years, so this tournament was like a family reunion," said Fisher, who spent eight years on the FLW Tour before stepping away in 2008. "I've always been very competitive, so it feels great to win. "I came into this event
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 11/6/2016 3:25:26 PM
  • Fisher Wins FLW Series Championship Tournament on Table Rock Lake
  • (Nov. 5, 2016) – Pat Fisher of Colbert, Georgia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds even Saturday to win the FLW Series Championship tournament on Table Rock Lake, which featured 192 of the top semi-pro boaters and co-anglers. Fisher’s three ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 11/6/2016 1:27:55 AM
  • Georgia's Fisher leads FLW Series Championship
  • Pat Fisher of Colbert, Georgia, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Thursday weighing 15-03 to grab the lead after day 1 of the FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake. Fisher holds a 6-ounce lead heading in to day 2 of the 3-day event that features
  • BassFan
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  • 11/4/2016 2:49:02 AM
  • USCG rescues 4, dog after fishing vessel explodes
  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued four fisherman Thursday after the boat the four were on caught fire and exploded near St. Simons Island Sound, Georgia. A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew from Station Brunswick ...
  • WTSP
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  • 11/3/2016 11:39:56 AM
  • Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass fishing follows no predictable pattern
  • Fall is a great time to fly fish and with the warmer than normal temperatures there are plenty of insects still over much of North Georgia’s trout waters. Small midges, black ant and other patterns are worth a try. Continue to cast small inline spinners ..
  • Gainesville Times
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  • 11/3/2016 7:50:52 AM
  • Fisher Leads Day One of FLW Series Championship Tournament on Table Rock Lake
  • BRANSON, Mo. (Nov. 3, 2016) – Pat Fisher of Colbert, Georgia, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Thursday weighing 15 pounds, 3 ounces to grab the lead after day one of the FLW Series Championship tournament on Table Rock Lake. Fisher now holds a ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 11/2/2016 11:58:25 PM
  • Georgia, RBFF Successful in Retaining First-Time License Buyers
  • While millions of individuals take up fishing each year (6.2 million in 2015), roughly just as many leave the sport for various reasons. To combat this trend and retain first-time fishing license purchasers, RBFF and the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/2/2016 7:52:03 AM
  • Big Redfish For Big Weekend
  • We've got the big Georgia/Florida football weekend coming up and Dog fans Dara and William Blalock are in town to kick things off early with an Amelia Island, Fishing trip. I met them up at the Eagans Creek boat ramp early and we decided to stay in the ...
  • theanglersmark.blogspot.com
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  • 10/27/2016 12:13:53 AM
  • SCAD launches men’s and women’s fishing teams
  • Noah Pescitelli of Mill Creek High School, located in the Atlanta suburbs, became the first student in Georgia to receive an athletic scholarship for fishing. In many ways, Pescitelli reminds Payne a lot of himself. Pescitelli founded the fishing team at .
  • SavannahNow
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  • 10/22/2016 8:36:43 PM
  • How does the moon affect fishing and hunting?
  • They were originated by Pennsylvanian John Alden Knight, supposedly from information gleaned from an Indian bass fishing guide in Georgia early in the 20th century. Another company claims that a former Chesapeake market hunter came up with its formula.
  • Ithaca Journal
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  • 10/19/2016 9:01:45 PM
  • Georgia Fishing Resorts
  • "We stayed the weekend at the mountain creek inn. Although the outside of the hotel looks really old, the rooms are clean and comfortable. I feel they should add mini refrigerators in every room withou..."
  • www.tripadvisor.com
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  • 10/18/2016 4:56:34 AM
  • Party for a Cause in Alpharetta, Georgia
  • Columbia Sportswear will be hosting two "Gear Up Give Back" events at their store in Alpharetta, Georgia. The events will take place on Thursday, October 13th and November 10th from 6 to 8 pm. These events celebrate GoFish Georgia and their continuing ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 10/14/2016 5:15:38 AM
  • Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Oct. 12
  • The diving for lobster and even slipper lobster at Montague Island has also been good as local lass Georgia Poyner can attest after going diving and spearing with Ben Todhunter from Adreno diving gear. Local fishing clubs and tackle shops are getting ...
  • Narooma News
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  • 10/12/2016 12:48:58 PM
  • Flipped fish truck sends driver to hospital
  • Tuesday afternoon, a truck carrying boxes of frozen fish flipped, spilling the contents onto the interstate. Georgia State Patrol confirmed the tractor-trailer flipped over. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. It happened at 2:40 pm when the ...
  • 11 Alive
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  • 10/11/2016 8:35:27 PM
  • Fishing With Your Kids
  • Georgia summers are hot and heavy, so many of my fishing outings with my little one are limited to very short, bank hopping sessions in the evening. Far from the fishing I enjoy the most, especially with my little fishing buddy. For me, the upcoming days .
  • ginkandgasoline.com
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  • 10/11/2016 9:01:05 AM
  • Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Dirty water needs to clear a bit
  • Capt. Paul Fafeita of Just Bumminit charters in Vero Beach last fished Tuesday before the hurricane with a couple who was visiting from Georgia. They enjoyed a day of solid fishing on the Indian River Lagoon catching snapper, black drum, sheepshead ...
  • TCPalm
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  • 10/9/2016 11:58:15 PM
  • Georgia plans to introduce sport fishing
  • The Government of Georgia says it is planning to introduce sport fishing in the country, one of most expensive sports, to attract more tourists and increase incomes for locals and the state budget. Recreational fishing, also called sport fishing, is ...
  • The Messenger Online
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  • 10/5/2016 2:23:10 PM
  • State of Georgia Announces Opening of Alapaha River WMA
  • OCILLA, Ga. (9/30/2016) Mark Williams, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR), was joined by representatives from the Department of Defense, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and other partners today at
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 9/30/2016 9:38:36 PM
  • The Fly Fishing Show Feb. 3-4 at Duluth, Georgia
  • Atlanta will host The Fly Fishing Show, Feb. 3-4 at Infinite Energy Center in suburban Duluth. It will encompass 50,000-square feet of exhibit space plus additional seminar rooms. There will be more than 150 exhibitor booths, dozens of fly tiers and seven
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/26/2016 5:29:49 AM
  • Dairy Farmers Milked Dularge of plenty of reds
  • We had a large group down at the Reel Inn starting the week off. The guys all were in the Dairy industry from Georgia, Missouri, north La and Texas. We had 4 boats running each day and the fishing was ok overall. Everyone targeted reds using cracked crab .
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 9/23/2016 2:48:44 AM
  • Free events offered Saturday for National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • Saturday is National Hunting and Fishing Day in Georgia and the rest of the nation. Back in 1972 the U.S. Congress set aside the fourth Saturday of September as a day to recognize the contribution that the nation’s fishermen and hunters have made in ...
  • Athens Banner-Herald
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  • 9/22/2016 5:37:33 PM
  • Video: Shoelaces? Fly Fishing. Are you kidding me?
  • NOTE: Featured image is Shirley and John at their secret “Bonefish Cottage” in the Bahamas. Image credit Unicoi Outfitters – Helen, Georgia 706-878-3083. We can only assume that the video in Fraiser’s account got it’s origin from Professor ...
  • flylifemagazine.com
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  • 9/22/2016 12:08:16 PM
  • NHF Day Events in Coastal Georgia
  • Do you live in the Coastal Georgia area? We would love to have you attend one of two special events scheduled for Sept. 24, 2016. These events are part of a statewide celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day. Outdoor Adventure Day Richmond Hill Fish
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/22/2016 6:53:18 AM
  • Georgia: Free Fishing Day Saturday, Sept. 24
  • Free Fishing Days are declared by the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources to: encourage people to try fishing and help celebrate fishing as wholesome and healthy recreation; promote respect for our state's natural resources, wilderness, and
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/22/2016 6:53:18 AM
  • Woman Meets Man On Dating App, Allegedly ‘Lures’ Him To His Death
  • Clarissa McGhee is accused of fatally shooting the victim after meeting on PlentyOfFish. A Georgia woman has been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of a man who was “lured” to his death. Clarissa McGhee, 21, is accused of killing Jordan ...
  • centrictv.com
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  • 9/21/2016 2:32:37 PM
  • Fly Fishing Bass: 5 Tips for Fishing Frog Patterns Around Grass
  • If you haven’t explored this area of fly fishing, I highly recommend it. One day, Louis and I left our houses at 2:45 in the morning to drive across the Georgia State line, and fly fish for bass on Lake Guntersville. Louis was doing a shoot for a new ...
  • ginkandgasoline.com
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  • 9/21/2016 9:03:20 AM
  • Dellinger Park to observe National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • [Georgia] Department of Natural Resources stocks our lake every year, and [these fishing events try] ... to get rid of some of the larger fish and give the smaller ones the opportunity to grow. “... We’ll expect somewhere in excess of 200 or 250 people ...
  • The Daily Tribune News
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  • 9/21/2016 4:45:38 AM
  • The best fish for weight loss - and where to buy it in metro Atlanta
  • Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. 404-377-6400. dekalbfarmersmarket.com. DeKalb Farmers Market has over 450 types of whole fish, fillets and shellfish of nearly every type, from Georgia-caught rainbow trout to live Dungeness crab from Colorado to swordfish and
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution
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  • 9/20/2016 9:00:21 PM
  • Hip Hop Fish & Chicken: Fresh Chicago flavor cooked to order
  • VALDOSTA – Eleven years ago, Aysha Ibrahim and her family brought a Chicago-style fish and chicken restaurant to South Georgia, and this year Hip Hop Fish & Chicken opened its third location, serving fresh and hot lunches and dinners. “We cam down here ...
  • valdostatoday.com
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  • 9/20/2016 5:04:07 PM
  • 3 Pro Tips For Fishing In The Rain
  • On the famed blueback herring lakes of Georgia and the Carolinas, anglers can have epic days with big stick baits while spotted bass push baitfish up against the surface as it rains. When fishing in the rain, focus on classic schooling areas like points ..
  • mysterytacklebox.com
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  • 9/19/2016 9:08:42 PM
  • Field Trips to Georgia's Go Fish Education Center
  • Field trip registration for the 2016-2017 school year has begun at Go Fish Education Center. Don't forget to book your field trips as soon as possible to secure the best possible date for your classes. Field trips are scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/19/2016 5:30:57 AM
  • City Wants Public's Help After Pricey Fish Are Stolen
  • (Newser) – A city in Georgia has an unusual theft case on its hands: Eight fish have gone missing from a pond at a museum. And as Fox5 Atlanta explains, it's a bigger deal than it might sound given that each is worth about $3,000. The manager of the Pine .
  • Newser
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  • 9/18/2016 1:50:14 AM
  • Police cast wide net, hope to reel in Koi fish thieves
  • VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) - City leaders in a west Georgia town are casting a wide net, hoping to catch a group of fish thieves suspected of making off with six to eight Koi fish that cost up to $3,000 each. Villa Rica City Manager David Milliron took to ...
  • First Coast News
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  • 9/16/2016 3:28:39 PM
  • Police Cast Wide Net, Hope to Reel in Koi Fish Thieves
  • VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) - City leaders in a west Georgia town are casting a wide net, hoping to catch a group of fish thieves suspected of making off with six to eight Koi fish that cost up to $3,000 each. Villa Rica City Manager David Milliron took to ...
  • WTXL 27
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  • 9/16/2016 10:49:29 AM
  • Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Top water bass fishing heating up on Lanier
  • Live native Georgia wildlife shows will be featured. Smith Creek will be stocked with trout during the day and will be open to fishing. Sept. 24 is a free-fishing day, so Georgia residents can fish without a license. Bring your fishing poles and some bait
  • Gainesville Times
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  • 9/15/2016 7:23:05 AM
  • Northeast Georgia fall bass fishing kicks off
  • The weather forecast for this weekend finally promises some relief from the stifling summer heat we’ve been suffering through in the summer months. Admittedly, many sections of the country might consider mid to high 80s to be warm, but they are a ...
  • Athens Banner-Herald
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  • 9/15/2016 2:36:45 AM
  • Georgia Plant Conservation Network Earns National Award
  • PHILADELPHIA (9/14/2016) For 21 years, the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance has helped conserve Georgia's rare plants. This week, that legacy of work and leadership landed a rare honor. The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies presented a special ...
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 9/14/2016 3:45:20 PM
  • Bedridden Navy vet fulfills dying wish to go fishing
  • "We can't do a lot about the quantity of days you have but we can do a lot about the quality," said Greg Senters, a social worker at Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia. Senters arranged to get a mobile motorized hospital bed and the fishing .
  • abc13.com
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  • 9/14/2016 7:02:47 AM
  • Veteran fulfills dying wish to go fishing one last time
  • DUBLIN, GA - Workers at a Veteran's Affairs medical center in Georgia came together to help a veteran fulfill his dying wish: to catch just one more fish. The Dublin VA Medical Center posted a photo of Connie Willhite, a US Navy combat veteran who served .
  • foxla.com
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  • 9/14/2016 3:28:02 AM
  • Vietnam Veteran Gets His Dying Wish: To Go Fishing One Last Time
  • The Dublin, Georgia VA hospice care unit worked hard to make the veteran’s final days all they could be. Connie Willhite had two requests as he entered hospice care: baptism and fishing. The Soperton resident, who served in the Navy during the Vietnam ...
  • taskandpurpose.com
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  • 9/13/2016 9:08:39 PM
  • Down In Dularge!
  • We enjoyed some very good redfish action last weekend on the DU!. I would like to thank our customers including Andrew Askew from Morgan City, La, Billy Grant from Georgia, Herman Leblanc from Lafayette, La. and Elvin Pomier from Texas. All the groups came
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 9/13/2016 4:22:19 PM
  • Bedridden Navy vet fulfills dying wish to go fishing
  • "We can't do a lot about the quantity of days you have but we can do a lot about the quality," said Greg Senters, a social worker at Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia. Senters arranged to get a mobile motorized hospital bed and the fishing .
  • 6abc action news
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  • 9/13/2016 11:35:59 AM
  • Events Slated Across Georgia for National Hunting/Fishing Day
  • Each year, the fourth Sunday of September brings National Hunting and Fishing Day. On this day, celebrated Sept. 24 this year, everyone can enjoy any of 10 FREE celebratory events, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/13/2016 4:55:07 AM
  • Dying Veteran Gets Final Wish to Go Fishing One Last Time
  • Connie Willhite, a U.S. Navy combat veteran from Georgia, didn’t let his illness stand in the way of getting in one last fishing trip. Willhite was admitted into the hospice unit at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center after his health began to fail from ...
  • wideopencountry.com
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  • 9/12/2016 7:51:06 PM
  • Dying Vietnam veteran fulfills final wish by catching one last fish
  • The grandfather, from Dalton, Georgia, had been warned not to get his hopes up as it was unlikely he would catch anything in the newly filled lake. But Willhite defied all expectations by catching not one – but four fish. ‘I’ll never forget the look ...
  • www.icetrend.com
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  • 9/12/2016 7:26:38 AM
  • Georgia Veteran’s Dying Wish to Be Baptized, Go Fishing Is Granted
  • Staff at a Veterans’ Affairs hospital in Georgia granted a dying veteran his two last wishes: to be baptized and to go fishing one last time. U.S. Navy Veteran Connie Willhite told the VA staff at Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin that he wanted to .
  • Breitbart News
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  • 9/12/2016 1:21:34 AM
  • Bedridden Navy vet fulfills dying wish to go fishing
  • "We can't do a lot about the quantity of days you have but we can do a lot about the quality," said Greg Senters, a social worker at Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia. Senters arranged to get a mobile motorized hospital bed and the fishing .
  • abc7chicago.com
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  • 9/12/2016 1:00:05 AM
  • Veteran with Cancer gets Last Wish to Fish
  • A hospice social worker at the Carl Vinson Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia, organized the fishing trip, Fox 24 Macon reported Thursday. Despite being confined to a bed, a dying veteran wanted nothing more than to go fishing one last time, and he received
  • thelakeandeswave.com
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  • 9/11/2016 4:24:41 PM
  • Hunting and fishing opportunities continue
  • The only two areas of the Sound open to crab fishing are marine areas 7-South (San Juan Islands/Bellingham) and 7-North (Gulf of Georgia). Crabbing in those areas is open through Sept. 30, Thursdays through Mondays only. Archery-only hunts for deer run ...
  • Goskagit
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  • 9/11/2016 5:54:46 AM
  • Navy veteran fulfills final wish to go fishing before passing away
  • And he completed the final task: he caught his fish. A hospice social worker at the Carl Vinson Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia, organized the fishing trip, Fox 24 Macon reported Thursday. Willhite fished for about four hours and even caught several fish
  • The Connection
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  • 9/10/2016 10:16:38 PM
  • Bedridden Navy Veteran Fulfills Final Wish to Go Fishing
  • A 69-year-old U.S. Navy veteran from Georgia has passed away peacefully after recently fulfilling his wish to go fishing one last time. Connie Willhite’s last outdoor adventure was made possible by the hospice staff at the Carl Vison VA Medical Center in .
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  • 9/10/2016 9:19:22 PM
  • Bedridden Vietnam vet dies 3 days after going fishing as dying wish
  • Connie Willhite, a boastwain’s mate for the Navy in Vietnam from Soperton, Georgia, snagged a fish for last time on Aug. 26, three days before he died. A hospice social worker at the Carl Vinson Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia, organized the fishing ...
  • FOX News
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  • 9/10/2016 5:58:56 PM
  • Dying Veteran Granted Last Wish: A Fishing Trip
  • The workers at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Georgia were able to grant this dying veteran his final wish by taking him fishing one last time. Connie Willhite was a U.S. Navy veteran of Vietnam dying of cancer at the VA Medical Center in Dublin ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 9/10/2016 1:05:27 PM
  • War veteran fulfills dying wish of going fishing
  • A Vietnam war veteran got to fulfil his dying wish of going fishing. A picture showed Connie Willhite, 69, lying down on his bed beside Lake Leisure, in Georgia, United States. The cancer patient was studying a fish he had just caught on his line.
  • Metro
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  • 9/10/2016 11:03:45 AM
  • Bedridden Navy vet fulfills final wish to go fishing before his death
  • A 69-year-old U.S. Navy veteran from Georgia died peacefully after having recently fulfilled his wish to go fishing one last time. Connie Willhite's last outdoor adventure was made possible by the hospice staff at the Carl Vison VA Medical Center in Dublin
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  • 9/9/2016 9:56:21 PM
  • Dying Vet’s Wish To Catch A Fish Comes True Days Before His Death
  • And that’s exactly what one Georgia VA center did when Connie Willhite, a dying Vietnam vet, told them his sweet, humble last wish: to catch a fish. Scroll through the gallery below to learn more about what the VA did to make Willhite’s wish come true!
  • littlethings.com
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  • 9/9/2016 7:04:33 PM
  • Navy veteran fulfills final wish to go fishing before passing away
  • (NEWS10) – A U.S. Navy veteran from Georgia passed away after fulfilling his final wish to go fishing. Conne Willhite was able to catch his last fish with the help of hospice staff at the Carl Vison VA Medical Center. “There’s nothing like fishing.
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  • 9/9/2016 5:45:48 PM
  • State probes chemical spill in UGA campus stream
  • State officials are investigating a chemical spill in a stream on the University of Georgia campus that resulted in some fish being killed, according to a media report. Some UGA students on Saturday explored Lily Branch, which is part of the campus ...
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution
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  • 9/9/2016 2:46:51 PM
  • Veteran fulfills dying wish: to catch one last fish
  • A VA medical center granted a dying Georgia veteran’s last wish: to go to the river and fish one final time. ( Dublin VA Medical Center/Facebook) DUBLIN, Ga. - A VA medical center granted a dying Georgia veteran’s last wish: to go to the river and fish ...
  • FOX 23.com
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  • 9/9/2016 3:12:30 AM
  • Georgia veteran fulfills dying wish: To catch one last fish
  • DUBLIN, Ga. - A VA medical center granted a dying Georgia veteran’s last wish – to go to the river and fish one final time. U.S. Navy combat veteran Connie Willhite was admitted to the Hospice Care Unit at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin ...
  • WSB-TV Atlanta
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  • 9/9/2016 1:17:58 AM
  • Veteran Catches Final Fish as Dying Wish
  • U.S. Navy Veteran Connie Willhite was taking a turn for the worst in his battle with cancer. A patient of the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia, he had two final wishes before the cancer took his life: To be baptized and to catch one more fi
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  • 9/9/2016 12:35:01 AM
  • Hagfish are a strong contender for the strangest fish alive
  • "The most current research I've seen suggests hagfish are bona fide vertebrates that later lost spinal characteristics," says Theodore Uyeno at Valdosta State University in Georgia, US. If hagfish did once have a primitive spine-like structure, they must .
  • BBC
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  • 9/8/2016 10:30:20 AM
  • The strangest fish in the sea
  • "The most current research I've seen suggests hagfish are bona fide vertebrates that later lost spinal characteristics," says Theodore Uyeno at Valdosta State University in Georgia, US. If hagfish did once have a primitive spine-like structure, they must .
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  • 9/8/2016 6:41:16 AM
  • FREE Ways to Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, September 24th, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division has a great line-up of FREE events organized across the state. Here are FREE ways you can get out and celebrate ...
  • lakeallatoona.com
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  • 9/7/2016 11:53:15 PM
  • Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Sept. 7
  • Also a reminder the bass and estuary perch closure is over and young Georgia Poyner went to her secret spot to take advantage. Graham from Tackleworld Moruya reports Pro Staff member Nathan enjoyed a great day’s fishing catching and releasing some really .
  • Narooma News
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  • 9/7/2016 10:45:50 AM
  • Public fishing areas to reopen 7 days a week beginning Labor Day
  • That means Georgia Anglers can spend their holiday fishing on, picnicking or camping near DNR waters. John Biagi, head of the DNR Fisheries Department, said budget cuts in 2012 led to tighter staff and in turn "Recently we have seen an increase in our ...
  • accesswdun.com
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  • 9/4/2016 9:12:10 PM
  • North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission
  • 1 NPAFC DOC. 981 Hatchery and wild percentages of coho salmon in the Strait of Georgia are related to shifts in species dominance by R.J. Beamish, R.M. Sweeting, C.M. Neville, and K. Lange Fisheries and Oceans Canada Pacific Biological Station Science ...
  • docplayer.net
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  • 9/4/2016 9:59:17 AM
  • Town Talk: Fishing hooks $820,000 for autistic kids
  • NET GAIN: Past and present hockey players and front-office types attended a Fishing for Kids reception on the Hotel Georgia’s Reflections patio recently. Later, 42 partiers, including Canucks Derek Dorsett and Sven Bäertschi, took off for Langara Island ..
  • The Vancouver Sun
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  • 9/2/2016 11:41:52 AM
  • How to Bite- Gird Up For a Georgia's Lake Lanier Fishing Tour
  • Georgia's home and business owner get their daily water supply from Lake Lanier. For the surrounding countries like Sidney, Gainesville, Cumming, and Buford, it get sourced out and so now over millions of Georgians depend upon this water stored in the lake
  • artipot.com
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  • 9/2/2016 8:14:17 AM
  • Town Talk: Fishing hooks $820,000 for autistic kids
  • NET GAIN: Past and present hockey players and front-office types attended a Fishing for Kids reception on the Hotel Georgia’s Reflections patio recently. Later, 42 partiers, including Canucks Derek Dorsett and Sven Bäertschi, took off for Langara Island ..
  • Canada
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  • 9/2/2016 1:40:35 AM
  • Georgia Power supports fishing and hunting
  • If you are like most of our state’s residents, the only time you think about the Georgia Power Company is when you are paying your monthly bill or reporting a power outage. But for fans of the outdoors, even for those who are members of electric co-ops ...
  • Athens Banner-Herald
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  • 9/1/2016 5:16:31 AM
  • Big Fine Arts show planned for Big Fish Festival
  • Calling all local artists! In conjunction with Georgia’s Big Fish Festival to be held in Donalsonville on Saturday, October 15, the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Big Fish Fine Arts Show and Sale. You must be an ...
  • Miller County Liberal
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  • 8/30/2016 5:36:11 PM
  • Georgia: Free Fishing Day Sept. 24
  • In addition to special events, Georgia offers a Free Fishing Day in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 24, 2016. On this day, Georgia residents do not need a fishing license or a trout license. They can fish on any public waters in the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/30/2016 5:04:34 AM
  • TALKING TROUT: Fishing in Alaska or winning Chili Cook Off
  • If I had the option of either taking a trip to Alaska to fish or winning a chili cook off I would probably want to see Alaska, but a lot of folks in the North Georgia area would rather have the title of “Chili Champ of the TU Chili Cook Off.”
  • Fish Wrap
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  • 8/30/2016 1:22:40 AM
  • Go fishing seven days a week
  • Georgia’s public fishing areas will soon be open seven days a week. Beginning Labor Day, the state facilities will open again on Mondays and Tuesdays for the first time in five years. “We are thrilled that we have reached a point where we can make PFAs ...
  • The Telegraph
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  • 8/25/2016 6:22:05 AM
  • Vancouver Saltwater Fishing Report
  • It has definitely been a bit of a different summer so far! We have had some unseasonably hit or miss local fishing and some productive days on our full day trips to the far side of Georgia Strait. This coming week is typically when the first big push of ..
  • Richmond News
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  • 8/24/2016 10:55:17 AM
  • Fall fishing in coastal waters looks promising
  • Every year coastal Georgia anglers wait for fall fishing with great expectations. And this fall is not going to let them down as it is looking to be a good one or maybe even a great one for anglers after redfish. I have watched the redfish numbers for a ..
  • SavannahNow
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  • 8/23/2016 3:39:49 AM
  • The Toast of Tybee
  • He’s also a chef, and he happens to be cooking the best food on Georgia’s Tybee Island. Chef Kurtis Schumm in his kitchen at Tybee Island Fish Camp. Slim with shaggy blond hair and a light, scruffy beard, Kurt is prone to grabbing whatever drink is ...
  • thelocalpalate.com
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  • 8/19/2016 9:31:08 PM
  • Fish Urine Essential For Survival, Growth Of Coral Reefs, New Study Finds
  • Allgeier’s inspiration for taking on this research was a 1980s paper by now emeritus research professor Judith Meyer at the University of Georgia, which showed that coral reefs with fish grew at over double the speed of reefs where fish were absent.
  • International Business Times
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  • 8/17/2016 6:02:56 AM
  • Fish pee is essential to the health of coral reefs
  • Allgeier’s inspiration for taking on this research was a 1980s paper by now emeritus research professor Judith Meyer at the University of Georgia, which showed that coral reefs with fish grew at over double the speed of reefs where fish were absent.
  • reefbuilders.com
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  • 8/16/2016 11:57:52 PM
  • Celebrating National Fishing Month with Go Fish Education Center
  • The idea behind National Fishing Month is to encourage every family member to have a go at fishing. Developed as part of the Go Fish Georgia Initiative, the Go Fish Education Center is core to promoting and increasing participation of fishing in Georgia.
  • wgxa.tv
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  • 8/16/2016 4:48:22 PM
  • Big fish, and their urine, are key parts of coral reef ecosystems
  • It was this study, undertaken by now emeritus research professor Judith Meyer at the University of Georgia, that inspired Allgeier to figure out why fish help coral reefs grow. Coral reefs are the very definition of a delicate ecosystem. They are highly ..
  • Science Daily
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  • 8/15/2016 11:59:03 PM
  • Two Georgians detained by Russians while fishing
  • According to the State Security Service, they were detained for violating the border. Georgia has informed the EU Monitoring Mission about the incident. Rustavi 2, one of the main TV channels in Georgia, reported that the two had been detained while ...
  • Democracy Freedom Watch
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  • 8/15/2016 11:34:35 AM
  • South GA fish cut back on mosquito population
  • The Zika virus is becoming a bigger threat to South Georgia every day. There are a variety of ways you can protect yourself, but there may be one that you haven't though of. A fish hatchery has an environmentally friendly way to get rid of mosquitoes.
  • WALB 10 News
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  • 8/11/2016 7:17:28 PM
  • Texas Fishing Report
  • Black bass are good on Megabass Knuckle LD squarebill crankbaits and Texas rigged Speed Craws in Georgia Craw. Crappie are fair on jigs. White bass are fair on slabs. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Catfish are good on prepared bait. CADDO: Water stained
  • Valdosta Daily Times
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  • 8/10/2016 4:26:51 PM
  • Hundreds of dead fish wash ashore Thurmond Lake, Reason Remains a Mystery
  • Hundreds of dead fish have reportedly washed up on the shores of Thurmond Lake in Georgia, and the cause remains a mystery. Thursday morning, state and national officials officially launched an investigation to find out what caused the mass fish-kill.
  • endtimeheadlines.org
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  • 8/9/2016 8:52:54 PM
  • Jets Rookie Aims to Make the Team—and Find the Best Local Fishing Hole
  • “My immediate plan on one of the days off is going fishing.” Jenkins was surprised that the area in north Jersey near the Jets facility has similarities to his native Georgia. “There’s a lot more green than I thought when I thought of New York and ...
  • The Wall Street Journal
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  • 8/9/2016 12:50:18 AM
  • Alabama anglers lead High School Championship
  • Cody Stahl and Tate VanEgmond, of CrossPointe Christian Academy in Georgia, hold down third place with 19-4. Zach Vielhauer and Remington Wagner, fishing for Kickback High School in Kansas, are fourth with 18-13. And in fifth place with 18-6 are Bobby ...
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 8/5/2016 12:26:25 AM
  • Alabama Anglers Lead High School Championship on Kentucky Lake
  • Cody Stahl and Tate VanEgmond, of CrossPointe Christian Academy in Georgia, hold down third place with 19-4. Zach Vielhauer and Remington Wagner, fishing for Kickback High School in Kansas, are fourth with 18-13. And in fifth place with 18-6 are Bobby ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/4/2016 11:50:37 PM
  • Catch of the Week: out-fishing dad
  • Narooma gun young angler and diver, Georgia Poyner had a great day up off Tuross a couple of days ago, out-fishing her dad. “It’s weird how you can fish an area for years and years and then on one day you can experience something you never have before.”
  • Narooma News
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  • 8/3/2016 2:51:57 AM
  • Fishing report Far South Coast NSW | Aug. 3
  • The catch was being inspected by a Fisheries officer. Georgia Poyner meanwhile had a great day up off Tuross a couple of days ago, out-fishing her dad. “It’s weird how you can fish an area for years and years and then on one day you can experience ...
  • Narooma News
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  • 8/3/2016 2:30:28 AM
  • Harris County high schoolers qualify for national championship
  • Cal and Parker are one of only eight teams from Georgia to make ... it and catch some fish,” Culpepper said. It’ll still be a good time for these two, just ask Marshall. Two members of the Harris County High School bass fishing team have earned a ...
  • 9 WTVM
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  • 7/30/2016 10:44:58 PM
  • Bananas Bite Fish For Second Straight Night
  • After Drew Moody (Georgia) retired seven Blowfish in a row, Lexington County strung together three straight hits, including an RBI double from Clint Carr (Valdosta State) down the right field line that knotted the game back up at 1. But Savannah continued
  • ABC Columbia
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  • 7/30/2016 2:35:13 AM
  • Fishermen face weather this week that's hot, windy, unpredictable
  • I was cleaning fish late last Saturday afternoon and ... beginning in 2017 and help ensure consistent and stable fishing opportunities. Measures proposed for Atlantic cobia (New York to Georgia) in federal waters include reducing the bag limit from two ...
  • carolinacoastonline.com
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  • 7/29/2016 11:40:26 AM
  • Baab: Fishing is best early in the day this time of year
  • We have had reports of big fish being caught trolling lead core line (8 to 9 colors out) with bucktail jigs over the trees along the main channel and also up Keg Creek and Georgia’s Little River. Umbrella rigs and Ben Parker Magnum Spoons also are ...
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 7/29/2016 2:14:56 AM
  • Some offers to veterans have hooks
  • In Georgia, this organization is active in Atlanta, Rome, Augusta and Blue Ridge. Another veterans help group that takes the fishing a step further is Heroes On Water, or HOW. It adds a little more physical activity as the participant is required to fish .
  • Times-Georgian
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  • 7/27/2016 9:58:25 PM
  • Lowcountry Reclaimed: A Culinary Awakening in Savannah, Georgia
  • But she has Georgia roots, too ... Seichrist, who was away fishing, also worked for Acheson at Five & Ten. Their bar is a homegrown effort, lacking a big fish investor, and aspects of the informal menu (fish tacos, a beefed-up burger) reflect a beachy ...
  • departures.com
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  • 7/26/2016 11:54:08 PM

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