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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

Glynn County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for Capt. Wylly Rd. Crossover Beach, Jekyll Island

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.

Chatham County, GA

Beach Advisory Lifted for Polk Street Beach on Tybee Island

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.