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Archived Press Releases

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisories Lifted on St. Simons & Jekyll Islands

Chatham County, GA

Beach Advisories Lifted on Tybee Island

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia DNR is working with NOAA Fisheries to collect data on harvest, discards, and fishing effort during the red snapper recreational mini-season scheduled to open later this week. Recreational anglers will be allowed to harvest red snapper in federal waters of the South Atlantic during the weekend of July 9-11.

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s commercial and recreational food shrimp season will open in the state’s territorial waters at 8 a.m. June 8, 2021, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today

Brunswick, Ga.

Recreational and commercial oyster harvesting in Georgia will close at 6 a.m. June 1, 2021, and re-open for the year at 7 a.m. October 1, 2021, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today

Brunswick, Ga.

The State of Georgia requests applicants for a lottery devised to grant three subtidal water bottoms leases bearing exclusive rights for commercial shellfish production.

Brunswick, Ga.

An annual report measuring the health of coastal Georgia’s ecosystem released today shows a slight decline from last year in overall scores, but most indicator trends remain positive.

Brunswick, Ga.

A 26-year-old Darien man landed a record-breaking African pompano (Alectis ciliaris) off the Georgia coast Saturday, March 13, 2021, and has been certified as the new state record holder for that species.  

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will host a virtual town hall meeting to receive public input on a newly proposed mariculture zone for oyster farming in Coastal Georgia at 6 pm. Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Brunswick, Ga

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it will close the recreational Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) fishery in March and April of 2021.

Brunswick, Ga.
  • Georgia’s commercial and recreational food shrimp harvest season will close by administrative order at 6:31 p.m. Jan. 31, 2021.
Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is accepting nominations for two seats representing Georgia for a three-year term on a regional fishery management body.

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's whelk trawl harvest season will open at 6:55 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, and close at 8:05 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s commercial and recreational shrimpers will have more time this season to harvest food shrimp after the state Department of Natural Resources extended the shrimping season Monday.
 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently coordinated a materials enhancement at Bear River and Van Dyke Creek Inshore Artificial Reefs located in St. Catherine’s Sound.

Brunswick, GA
Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s territorial waters have re-opened to commercial and recreational shellfish harvest, effective 6 a.m., Oct. 1, 2020.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Virtual CoastFest 2020 Art Contest committee today named artwork by an 11th grader at Glynn Academy the grand-prize winner. 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources reminds marine commercial and for-hire industry participants the deadline to apply for federal financial relief related to COVID-19 is Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020.