Daily Archives: September 29, 2014

Bowen Mill Pond, Brooks County, Georgia

300x258 Bowen Mill Pond location west of Quitman, in Piscola Creek, by John S. Quarterman, for WWALS.net, 2013 For fishing in Brooks County, GA, try Bowen Mill Pond, west of Quitman. Heading west on US 84, turn right on Barwick Road between the Harveys and the Rite Aid, or right on Shiver Road. Then turn left on Dry Lake Road, and eventually turn left on Bowen Mill Pond road. You’ll see the pond on your right after a while.

Or, if you don’t mind dirt roads, turn off of US 84 onto Few Lane, immediately left onto Hassell Road, and when it curves to the right you’ll see the pond on your left.

Or keep going on US 84 until you see the tiny concrete marker Continue reading

Piscola Creek

300x388 Piscola Creek Watersheds, in Piscola Creek, by John S. Quarterman, for WWALS.net, 2013 Running through Thomas and Brooks Counties, Georgia to the Withlacoochee River, Piscola Creek is on the USDA National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI) as two of the three Georgia Priority Watersheds, all of which are in WWALS watersheds.

Upper Piscola Creek Watershed encompasses 25,936 acres of land in the southeast part of Thomas and western part of Brooks Counties in southwest Georgia. The land around the watershed is about 75 percent photo by Georgia NRCS crop, pasture, range and other associated agriculture use. About 20 percent of the watershed is forested. The other five percent is commercial or communities.

Middle Piscola Creek Watershed encompasses Continue reading