For a variety of reasons, hunting with my friend Jonathon was a memorable experience each time we went and, that was nearly every day after work. Jonathon and I both worked at the same high school and after school hours we would head to his place for an evening hunt. Jonathon owned a 200-acre farm and we hunted together for…
Bloggers on Hunting
Author recently assisted shooters at a sight-in day.
They can be a lot of fun to hunt, and they’re out there for the taking.
Either sex bird legal game during autumn hunt.
Cooler weather, shorter days and whitetails’ interest turning to breeding makes for great deer hunting.
It’s hard to get folks to ditch other October pastimes to try this technique, but one busted flock done right is all it takes to understand the fun of fall turkey hunting.
I spoke to a good friend who has never hunted with a bow and arrow until he bought a crossbow two years ago. We discussed how the season played out and he told me he shot a beautiful ten point a few days before the archery season ended. I was happy for him because of his fine trophy, but my…
Start of a trend? The hinterlands of the no-quota zone produces a tasty, corn-fed bear in Winona County.
Intel gathering paddleboard trip on the St. Mary’s River proves beneficial.
Like the saying goes, a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. The proverb turned out to prophetic for our Canada goose hunt on the final day of the early season. The day started nice enough. Cool temperatures in the morning helped to keep sweat to a minimum on Sept. 25 at 5 a.m. when our group…
Don’t miss out on the early season woodies hunting opportunities in Pa.
Season still way too early to draw conclusions, though.
Arrange photos to show respect for animals, regulations and hunting safety.
Nature can teach lessons during treestand sit.
Archery hunters and harvest numbers showing strong increases in Pennsylvania.
Of all the gear and gadgets I own, none give me as much satisfaction and pleasure as my trail cameras. By strategically placing them in appropriate locations I’ve gotten pictures of fishers, turkeys, bears, racoons, coyotes, foxes and yes, even deer. However, this success didn’t come without a learning curve. I bought my first trail camera years ago in the…
To be successful, hunters must employ tactics that outweigh a deer’s strengths while taking advantage of their weaknesses in a comprehensive examination of the five senses.
Especially if you’re running a young retrieving dog, the thick foliage and variety of scents demand that you take your time when everything’s still green.
DNR has big game and small game forecasts available online and in booklet form.
Squirrel season opens a month early in the state this year.
Time to get the county treasurers out of antlerless sales in Pennsylvania.
As black bear populations increase, so does their sometimes-annoying habit of playing with – or sometimes completely busting up – your expensive trail cam. Take these steps to keep your equipment functional in bear country.
Being flexible and willing to quickly change tactics may put more resident geese in your bag.
While this blogger is in favor of doing whatever it takes to slow or prevent the spread of CWD, banning the use of deer urine may be the least effective means.
Pulling sticktights, burdocks, beggar’s lice or sandbur plants before they go to seed.
The August 21 issue of New York Outdoor News has news story by Jane Anderson in which she reports on the amount of traffic and congestion at popular hiking trailheads. I took the accompanying photo with that article this past spring following a morning turkey hunt on some private land nearby in the Lake George region of the Adirondacks. After…