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.
Port Matilda, Pa. — An ongoing Pennsylvania study that began in 2015 strongly links the ruffed grouse population decline to invasion of West Nile virus. Now, at least one more Keystone State game species – the mourning dove – was also found to have died from the disease. A sick dove was observed near Port Matilda in late August. The…
Despite well over 2, 000 letters in opposition, the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission voted to delist the timber rattlesnake. It was the right thing to do.
House Bill 2013 and state park commercialization – who should control it? A look at surrounding states.
Who should control commercialization in Pennsylvania state parks?
Discarded tangles of monofilament create dangers for animals and people in Pennsylvania, and give all spin-anglers a bad name.
While you might not be thrilled with the idea of the Pennsylvania Game Commission using sharpshooters to cull suspected CWD-positive deer, you should support the concept.
Outdoor writers’ conference provides opportunity to improve craft
More and more anglers are releasing trout, but my observations tell me that education is needed in that department.
A Pennsylvania fisherman’s comment about trout stamps illustrates the lack of understanding and knowledge of some sportspersons.
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission makes the right decision with respect to adult mentors not keeping trout
A positive change was made to the PFBC’s Mentored Youth Trout Days for 2016 – adults will be required to release their catch.