The birds are here, but huge numbers do not mean success is sure to follow.
The Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, where thousands upon thousands of snow geese stop for a rest and food on their way north, saw a huge jump in geese numbers within a week, to the point where there are currently more than 70,000 geese there now, with that number surely climbing.
The blogger and a hunting buddy carried out a final hunt for deer last Saturday and filled a tag.
First it’s too cold, now it’s rainy and warm, and hunting suffers either way, especially flintlock for deer.
If you’re a hunter or fisherman, Pennsylvania offers chances for just about every game animal and fish species available.
(Photo by Windigo Images)Although it only takes a day or two until results – and opinions – start rolling in from hunters who were out at the start of Pennsylvania’s rifle season for deer, I like to wait until the season ends before I decide how hunters viewed the experience. For those who saw success, happiness always abounds, especially in…
Blogger’s archery hunting closed with melancholy thoughts.
So far, hunters’ outlay of $25 for a pheasant stamp to hunt ringnecks has had minimal return.
Stopping the spread of CWD is important to everyone who enjoys the outdoors, and helping the Game Commission and any other state agencies involved with this task should be a priority for all of us.
It pays to hunt early in archery season, especially if nice bucks are your main objective.
Preliminary numbers from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey indicate a five-year national drop-off of over 2 million hunters.
This invasive species is spreading quickly, and without much hope of stopping its reach.
Pretending scientific knowledge is untrue regarding CWD will not make the problem go away.
Slight weather change cranks up hunting anticipation.
A half-hour drive in Pennsylvania produced numerous sightings of deer, plenty with fuzzy antlers sprouting.
No more excuses for withholding license increases for Pennsylvania’s Fish & Boat and Game commissions.
Does are adept at hiding their newborns from natural predators, but humans can spoil their efforts.
Anglers should enjoy the sights when fishing in northcental Pennsylvania
The pleasures of floating a fly for trout on moving water while alone and unhurried in northcentral Pennsylvania
Sensation of harmony with nature when watching a drifting fly cause a trout to rise on solitary streams in northcentral Pennsylvania
A 9-year-old boy takes a huge gobbler on mentored youth turkey day.
Praising the Fish & Boat Commission for all it does for trout anglers.
Special opening day for trout in the southeastern portion of Pennsylvania saw high and murky waters, but not many trout
Use common sense scouting and calling to gobblers before season in Pennsylvania
The planned protection of all Pennsylvania wildlife and fish species should be of significance to all people
Get good photos of waterfowl in motion as seasons close and mating nears in Pennsylvania
Relatively mild weather has started the yearly northward swing of snow geese early this year