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Brunswick, Ga.

A new commercial shellfish harvest area on Bull River north of Pa Cooper Creek is now permitted and marked for operation in Chatham County.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources today relaunched a magazine aimed at informing the public about the division's activities, mission, and staff. 

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisories Lifted on St. Simons Island

Brunswick, Ga.

A 53-year-old Midway man is the new state record holder for dolphin fish (Coryphaena hippurus), also known as mahi mahi, after the Georgia Department of Natural Resources certified his catch Friday.

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for St. Simons Island

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a new men’s state saltwater gamefish record for vermilion snapper (Rhomboplites aurorubens), also known as beeliners.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Coastal Resources Division (CRD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources today announced an amendment to saltwater fishing regulations to allow for the landing of billfish in Georgia for the first time in 20 years.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the closure of the recreational Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) fishery in March and April 2022