Stevens, Pa. — With West Nile virus on the rampage again this summer, biologist Lisa Williams is not expecting good news when she finishes the most recent ruffed grouse data. If the news is as bad as the Game Commission’s Pennsylvania Game Commission grouse, woodcock and dove specialist anticipates, it could lead to a recommendation that grouse season be shortened…
Migrating painted lady butterflies are at their highest numbers in many years.
Seems like many in Pennsylvania not tuned in to the season like hunters and anglers.
The white-winged tern, a Eurasian species, spent four days in Tioga County, attracting birders from many states and having a positive economic impact on the community.
A blogger examines death, destruction and rejuvenation of state game lands in Pennsylvania.
Normally found in Florida, Louisiana and Texas, it attracts birders from far and wide to central Pennsylvania.
Chronic wasting disease spreads and the situation worsens. It is time for more action from the Game Commission.
My mistake while trout fishing resulted in a court appearance and much learned about Pennsylvania’s trespass laws.
Most commonly held beliefs about Pennsylvania’s trespass laws are incorrect, and ignorance is no excuse under the law.
Two fishing outings during the past week demonstrate that plenty of stocked trout are still available.
Black-legged deer ticks are just terrible this spring in central Pennsylvania and now this outdoor enthusiast is paying the Lyme disease price.
We are into May, and if you are one of the anglers who thinks, “They are all fished out,” the author’s recent trip and past experience shows that philosophy to be incorrect.
Tarnishing the “magic” of Pennsylvania’s trout opener might be the unintended consequences of change.
If the Pennsylvania Game Commission follows the wishes of licensed hunters, the introduction of semi-automatic rifles into Pennsylvania hunting will be slow and deliberate.
The Mosquito Creek Sportsmen’s Association had a record-breaking hunt, and it was a good year for many other hunts, too.
Black bear event puts faces and personalities to the members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Game and Fisheries Committee
Biologists sometimes refer to them as “starvation foods” — but there has to be more to the story.
Trying to figure out what deer eat during the winter in Pennsylvania, when and why, is an exercise in learning.
Brian May, of Dillsburg, poses with the large 6×8 bull that he harvested in January. This was the only bull elk taken during the extended season. Photo courtesy Trophy Rack Lodge Benezette, Pa. — Christmas came late for 15 Pennsylvania elk hunters. The lucky ones were the Elk Hunt Zone 5 permit holders who were unsuccessful during the recent fall…
A road trip to see Pennsylvania’s only 2017 snowy owl demonstrates the economic importance of bird watching.
Plans go by the wayside when blogger spies a wounded doe.
Sharing opening day hunting experiences from a treestand in Pennsylvania
Each year Pennsylvania hunters harvest many heavy bears, but they also take some very old bruins.
North Carolina allows the use of bait for bear hunting – well sort of.
Many species of Pennsylvania wildlife depend on acorns to carry them through the winter. This is shaping up to be a bountiful autumn.
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission cooperative trout nurseries are in weather-related trouble, and this summer’s extended heat and dry weather will mean fewer trout stocked next spring.