Pennsylvania Outdoor News

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 16, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. Aug. 17: Mehoopany Creek NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Shadowbrook Inn & Resort. For more info call Tammy Traver, 570-298-2316. Aug. 23: Blue Mountain NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Kauffmans BBQ Restaurant, Bethel. For more info call Erik Kauffman, 484-955-7148. Aug. 31: Adams County WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., York Springs Fire company, York Springs. For more info call Clyde DeHart Jr.,…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 16, 2019

SOUTH-CENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission  Franklin County Game Warden Trevor Shauf investigated a report of a deer being dragged down the road behind a vehicle with a tow strap in Mercersburg. Please call the Southcentral Region office with any information. Blair County Game Warden Michael College said calls about “abandoned” fawns are on the rise. He would like to…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 2, 2019

NORTH-CENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission  Union County Game Warden Dirk Remensnyder reports giving out multiple warnings for people intentionally feeding bears. Clinton County Game Warden Kirk Miller reports that mange still is present in black bears in Clinton County. Adhering to the statewide prohibition on feeding black bears helps prevent the spread of mange.   Lycoming County Game Warden…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 2, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. Aug. 3: Southern End NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Double Tree Resort, Lancaster. For more info call Mandi Evans, 717-284-2321. Aug. 10: Walking Purchase NWTF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays, Coplay. For more info call Jim Anderson, 610-297-5693. Aug. 17: Mehoopany Creek NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Shadowbrook Inn & Resort. For more info call Tammy Traver, 570-298-2316. Aug….

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Aug. 2, 2019

Boaters born after Jan. 1, 1982, are reminded that it is mandatory to have a Boating Safety Education Certificate on board when operating any motorboat with greater than 25 horsepower. Personal watercraft operators of any age are also required to have their Boating Safety Education Certificate on board.  Properly-fitted U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jackets are mandatory for every person on…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – July 19, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. July 20: Lenni Lenape NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Dingmans Twp Fire Hall, Milford. For more info call Ami Greiner, 570-491-9199. July 27: Run to Help Children, 9 a.m., Brubaker Park, Earl. For more info call Krista Weaver, 717-445-5426. Aug. 3: Southern End NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Double Tree Resort, Lancaster. For more info call Mandi Evans, 717-284-2321. Aug. 10:…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 19, 2019

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Jefferson County Game Warden Andrew D. Troutman reports that, on the first day of the spring turkey season, he encountered an individual who didn’t have ID with him and had failed to report his deer harvests from deer season. He would have been warned for all the infractions if he would not have lied…

Outdoor News writers earn awards

Outdoor News earned three Outdoor Writers Association of America writing awards at the OWAA’s 92nd annual conference, held June 23 in Little Rock, Ark. New York Outdoor News’ Glenn Sapir finished second in the Family Participation/Youth Outdoor Education Category with “Welcoming in a young angler.” And Pennsylvania Outdoor News’ Terry Brady was third in the Fishing Category with “Surfside: Introducing…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 5, 2019

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Crawford County Game Warden Mark Allegro filed charges against a woman who killed a sub-legal antlered deer during the firearms deer season, but failed to report it. The woman said she was not aware of antler restrictions when she shot the deer, but on the following day, a relative informed her that the deer…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – July 5, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. July 20: Lenni Lenape NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Dingmans Twp Fire Hall, Milford. For more info call Ami Greiner, 570-491-9199. July 27: Run to Help Children, 9 a.m., Brubaker Park, Earl. For more info call Krista Weaver, 717-445-5426. Aug. 3: Southern End NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Double Tree Resort, Lancaster. For more info call Mandi Evans, 717-284-2321. Aug. 10:…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – June 21, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. July 27: Run to Help Children, 9 a.m., Brubaker Park, Earl. For more info call Krista Weaver, 717-445-5426. Sept. 11: Bechtel RGS Banquet, 6 p.m., Fish Pond West, Leesport. For more info call John Crowley, 862-266-7949. Sept. 14: Centre County Chapter WTU Whitetails Night Out, 4 p.m., Lambert Hall, Bellfonte. For more info call Clyde DeHart, 814-697-7453. Sept. 20:…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – June 21, 2019

Note: The catch-and-immediate-release of bass season ended June 15. NORTHWEST REGION Lake Erie — FishErie.com reported June 7 that limits of walleyes were starting to come on trolling spoons and shallow-diving plugs in 20 to 45 feet. Lake trout were hitting on plugs off the mountain. Smallmouth bass were reported off Northeast Marina during calm conditions, with drop-shot rigs effective. …

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – June 21, 2019

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Allegheny County Game Warden Dan Puhala reports an individual is facing several charges after trapping beavers in a safety zone while on or near a beaver hut. Several local residents reported the incident and, after an investigation, the person responsible was identified and charged. Anyone witnessing a wildlife crime is urged to contact the…