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Video: Corps awards Bassmaster competitor for saving a life

A drowning was prevented when a Bassmaster competitor pulled a man out of the frigid Hartwell Lake water. The below video shows Savannah District Commander, Col. Tom Tickner presenting the award at the Bassmaster weigh-in to David Walker for thinking … Continue reading

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Fish spawning season is here—and it’s looking good, Corps biologist says

The annual water management period for fish spawning officially began April 5 in the Savannah River Basin—and so far, conditions are favorable for a very productive spawn, said Jamie Sykes, fisheries biologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah … Continue reading

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Turn your used Christmas tree into fish habitat at Hartwell & Thurmond lakes

If you purchased a natural Christmas tree this holiday season, consider recycling it at Hartwell or Thurmond lake. The fish will thank you. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is collecting used, natural Christmas trees (no artificial trees, please) to … Continue reading

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Corps to host 25th Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby May 11 at Russell Lake

By Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist This Saturday (May 11), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host the 25th Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby at Richard B. Russell Lake. The derby will take place at the Calhoun Falls Bank Fishing Area, … Continue reading

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Basin enters fish spawning season

By Jamie Sykes, Fisheries Biologist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District April 13 marked the official start of the fish spawning season in the Savannah River Basin. That means Savannah District water managers started adjusting water management actions to … Continue reading

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