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Recent Press Releases

Brunswick, Ga.

A collaboration of local and state government and community partners is set to host an open house event aimed at informing and engaging the public on vital flood management strategies for the Lanier Boulevard corridor in Brunswick. 

Brunswick, Ga.

Six lucky anglers, drawn at random from participants who either donated fish carcasses or reported tagged fish during 2022 and 2023, have been rewarded for their participation in the Georgia Cooperative Angler Program. 

Brunswick, Ga.

A Richmond Hill man has set a new Georgia state record category for a Queen Triggerfish (Balistes vetula), weighing in at 7 pounds, 0.58 ounces.

Atlanta, Ga.

Under the leadership of Commissioner Walter Rabon, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced its renewed commitment to providing hunting, fishing, and other outdoor recreational opportunities for those with mobility impairments. More than 2.2 million Georgians have a disability, and of that, 14 percent of those are mobility related. Given the number of Georgians impacted, the Georgia DNR has put an increased focus on creating adaptive outdoor opportunities to people across the state. 

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a new state record for almaco jack (Seriola rivoliana). 

Atlanta

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the selection of the 2023-2024 Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program grants for conservation and outdoor recreation projects.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking applicants to fill one seat each on the Finfish Advisory Panel and the Shrimp Advisory Panel.

Brunswick, Ga.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced a temporary closure of the recreational Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) fishery in state waters for the months of March and April 2024. This action is necessary to ensure the long-term sustainability of the Bluefish population along the Atlantic coast.

Brunswick, Ga.

Georgia’s commercial and recreational food shrimp season closes at 6:20 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024. The closure affects Georgia’s territorial waters three nautical miles out to sea. Federal waters three to 200 nautical miles offshore remain open.

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.