Writer shares reflections about the natural changes that occur this time of year in the state.
Even though Pennsylvania regulations allow you to fish year-round on many streams, I still look forward to the opening day of trout season. Although now it should be more appropriately called the opening day of stocked trout season. Pennsylvania has two opening days, and I live in the area where the season opens on the Saturday closest to April 15….
Eagle releases highlight rehabilitators’ mission.
Contrary to common rumors about 60-pound and even 70-pound coyotes, in Pennsylvania, coyotes rarely weigh over 50 pounds.
Watching birds for as little as 15 minutes could add to the scientific base of knowledge.
Field officers with a diverse set of duties need a better name than the antiquated and single-focused term “game warden.”
Be prepared to counter anti-hunting comments on social media. The future of hunting depends on it.
From a public relations perspective, the commission clearly lost points with its “customers” — the hunters and guides.
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.