Short- and long-term effects on wildlife in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania – Mark Nale
Pennsylvania has enough wild trout streams to keep an angler busy for years.
Personal complaints aside, it was the correct decision to open trout season early in Pennsylvania, and six weeks out, everything seems normal.
Misinformation and trout law-breakers run rampant on social media – and sadly, they seem to be proud of it and make no effort to become informed.
The coronavirus is impacting outdoor use and will likely impact it more as the pandemic progresses.
Concurrent deer seasons give hunters a choice and increase the odds for success for those with limited time to hunt.
Wheels of justice have turned slowly in the case of 2 teens who tortured buck, but slow justice can be good justice.
Pennsylvania hunters live in an exciting time when eight-point bucks are nothing to crow about, but still a trophy.
Senate Bill 147 authorizes the Pennsylvania Game Commission to add three Sundays to hunting seasons.
Why should someone who has devoted a fair portion of his life to coldwater conservation for the past 44 years be “forgiven” for fishing with lures? Most TU members don’t understand this concept. To them, it is all about what they view as a “greater calling” — fly-fishing. And this blogger has had enough.
Rediscover the youth within you. Buy a “brick” of .22 ammo, find a safe location, line up the cans and have some good, old-fashioned, plinking fun.
There are just so many variables that could work in favor or against the monarch butterflies.
For hunters and anglers, crickets and katydids add to the allure of this time of year.
Blogger finds solitude and excellent trout fishing.
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?
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.