Common sense and current scientific studies demonstrate that there is no place for fly-fishing-only or artificials-only regulations.
It was interesting to watch bird dogs, professional trainers and dog owners competing at a recent field trial in Petersburg, Pa.
The writer, his daughter and son-in-law enjoy trout, birds, fellowship and the pleasant weather on the opening day of trout season.
Offering a nice patch, button or even a bumper sticker to those who purchase voluntary permits would help to advertise the sluggish program.
A chance antler find causes this blogger to investigate the variables affecting antler drop.
Elected officials’ disconnect and a less-than-adequate job of public relations by the Pennsylvania Game Commission spells CWD woes.
Exercise is one benefit, but there are so many more.
Blogger reflects on the history of deer-hunting treestands at one productive location on his hunting property.
The spraying of roadside ditches with herbicide in a state park causes blogger to wonder – what were they thinking?
New Florence, Pa. — The Tubmill Trout Club recently completed yet another habitat project in their namesake watershed. According to club President Lin Gamble, the project involved the construction of 16 habitat devices – improving approximately 1,000 feet of Tubmill Creek. Tubmill Creek is a Westmoreland County trout stream that flows into the Conemaugh River. It is stocked by the…
Pennsylvania’s above-average rainfall translates into good September trout fishing.
The ability to recognize “touch-me-not” and use its medicinal powers could help rescue a late summer or early fall fishing or hunting trip.
It will be interesting to see how this management decision plays out and the rationale that the commissioners use to arrive at their decision. The implications are much broader than one 3.8-mile section of Penns Creek.
Users of a shared stream need to have understanding, consideration and good manners to ensure that everyone has a good day on the water.
Interactive map can be your guide to many pleasurable days astream.
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.