Pennsylvania Outdoor News

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – July 7, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Sept. 16: Lebanon-Middle Creek DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Lantern Lodge, Myerstown. For more info call John Welty, 484-955-1548. Tournaments/Contests Sept. 23: Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Club, Eagle Valley Big Water Trout Tournament, Big Bald Eagle Creek Milesburg. For more info call John Jackson 814-404-3029. Archery/Shoot Now-Aug.: Berks County Bowmen Archery League, sun. 7-noon. For more info berkscountybowmen@gmail.com July 8-9: Mount…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 7, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Clarion County WCO Steven J. Ace reports a large pile of garbage was dumped in the area known as Dean Dam on the Fisher-Strattanville Road in Clarion Township, Clarion County. There were more than 30 garbage bags with other large household items too large to fit into a garbage bag. Less than a week…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – June 23, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Crawford County WCO Randy R. Crago reports an increase in small bags of garbage being left on game lands this spring. The bags appear to be from people cleaning out their vehicles. Two men have been successfully prosecuted and another incident is still under investigation. Erie County WCO Larry M. Smith has had numerous…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – June 23, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Sept. 16: Lebanon-Middle Creek DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Lantern Lodge, Myerstown. For more info call John Welty, 484-955-1548. Season Dates. July 1: Crow season opens (Friday, Saturday and Sunday Only) Tournaments/Contests July 1: Calebs Legacy Tournament, 6-3 p.m., Shikallemy State Park, Sunburg. For more info call Ernie Watkins, 717-315-8951. Sept. 23: Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Club, Eagle Valley Big Water…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar — June 9, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers June 10: Sprout Forest RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Sportsman’s Hotel, Renovo. For more info call Bill May, 814-647-5401. June 16: Raystown DU Banquet, Aitch Boat Launch Pavilion, Raystown Lake. For more info call Ted, 814-599-7591. Sept. 16: Lebanon-Middle Creek DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Lantern Lodge, Myerstown. For more info call John Welty, 484-955-1548. Season Dates June 17: Bass (traditional…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — June 9, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Butler County WCO Christopher J. Deal said charges are coming to a conclusion against a group of individuals that fled when caught riding motorized vehicles on land enrolled in the Hunter Access program. They were later apprehended, and criminal charges were filed. Crawford County WCO Randy R. Crago said charges were filed against a…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — May 12, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Erie County WCO Darin L. Clark reports that someone killed five Canada geese the weekend of April 8 and dumped them over a bridge on West Washington Street in Corry. The geese were easily seen from the road and located in an area heavily used for fishing. If anyone has information on this violation,…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar — May 12, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. May 12, 13, 20: Bucks County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., New Hope Eagle Fire Company, New Hope. For more info call East Coast Tannery & Taxidermy, 215-799-1900. May 13: Central PA RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Altoona Grand Hotel, Altoona. For more info call Mary Peoples, 814-672-4383. June 10: Sprout Forest RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Sportsman’s Hotel, Renovo. For more…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing Report — May 12, 2017

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission continued in-season trout stockings in recent weeks. For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com. Anglers are reminded that walleye season opened May 6. The catch-and-immediate-release of bass season is in effect through June 16, and anglers are urged to refrain from targeting spawning beds. The Fish & Boat Commission has scheduled family- and women-only fishing activities…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — April 28, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Erie County WCO Michael J. Stutts Jr. reports an Erie man was found guilty by trial and sentenced to pay over $1,800 in fines and lose his hunting privileges for four years. Charges included hunting through the use of bait, trapping without a license, failure to provide a license to an officer, unlawful firearms…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing Report — April 28, 2017

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission is performing in-season trout stockings throughout the state. For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com. Anglers are reminded that walleye season is now closed until May 6, and catch-and-immediate-release of bass is in effect through June 16. NORTHWEST REGION Presque Isle Bay (Erie County) — Yellow perch were hitting along the bayfront, and anglers were having…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar — April 14, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. April 8: Honey Hole NWTF Banquet, 4 p.m., April 22: Locust Valley WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Ryan Township Fire Hall, Barnesville. For more info call Dave Morgan, 570-205-2253. April 29: Western NY RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Bartlett Country Club, Olean. For more info call Calvin, 585-567-8991. April 29: Salem EC Sportsmans Banquet, 5 p.m., Lenhartsville. For more info call…