It was no surprise that Bassmaster magazine recently named Lake Erie third in its rankings of the country’s Best Bass Fisheries of the Decade. Only California’s Clear Lake and Alabama’s Lake Guntersville were said to be better.
Important waterfowl species struggling with conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region.
Pennsylvania Game Commission set to take action, reveal spread related to CWD.
For those of you in the western reaches of the state who don’t pay attention to the news, spotted lanternflies are the mother of all invasive pests – the worst bug we’ve seen.
Flying aircraft low to count elk in Pennsylvania is risky.
More than a few states are banning coyote hunts, but so far not Pennsylvania.
Game Commission and Fish & Boat Commission boards have been good old boys’ clubs.
Gruesome “fibromas” caused by a papilloma virus common across deer range.
Invasive insect is wiping out important tree species.
Precipitation in Keystone State is up 10% in last 20 years, according to National Weather Service.
It’s anyone’s guess at this point, and it may need to happen this year.
Many don’t believe CWD could spell the end for deer in Pennsylvania.
After nine years, new show about Pennsylvania elk will complement old one.
Senate Bill 1202 would allow the Pennsylvania Game Commission to decide which Sundays to incorporate into existing seasons.
So far, apparently, it’s been ignored. But with so little progress being made in reining in the disease steadily spreading through North America deer and elk herds, perhaps it is time for a fresh look at the culprit spreading CWD.
He lived in Pennsylvania most of his life and was a favorite of this blogger.
In Pennsylvania and across the Northeast and Great Lakes region, warm, soggy conditions to prevail.
After New Jersey governor bans bear hunting on state property, Pennsylvania Game Commission expects “visitors.”
Fishkill in Pennsylvania stream from lampricide shows risk of program that protects Great Lakes.
White-tailed deer fawns fare better in farmland than forests — in Pennsylvania and across North America
Researchers modeled fawn survival relative to the percentage of agricultural land cover. The estimated average survival to six months of age was about 41 percent in contiguous forest landscapes with no agriculture. For every 10 percent increase in land area in agriculture, fawn survival increased by almost 5 percent.
North-central Pennsylvania snake enthusiast claims Fish & Boat Commission ruined his reputation.
Compares CWD to the chestnut blight.
Pennsylvania hunters may get chance to hunt doves in managed fields.
It’s an effort that will be watched closely because one area is adjacent to the state’s elk range, and the results of CWD tests on culled deer will determine future action.
But removing antler-point restrictions will increase deer harvest, and that will no doubt be controversial.
By start of Pennsylvania pheasant season, permit sales about half of hoped-for level.