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Gypsy moth spraying to begin

May 17, 2015 HARRISBURG — State woodland managers are preparing for an aerial spraying effort to combat gypsy moth population posed for outbreaks in the eastern portion of the state, Department of Conservation... more »»

This week’s trout stockings

May 17, 2015 BEDFORD?COUNTY Tuesday Gladdens Run, Little Wills Creek Hyndman P.O., SR 96 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Wills Creek Hyndman P.O., SR 96 9:45 a.m. CENTRE?COUNTY Monday Cold Stream, Sixmile Run R. more »»

When turkey hunting, use different tactics

May 10, 2015 About three days after opening morning of spring gobbler season, the big boys often go into lockjaw mode. more »»

Area sulphur hatch anticipated

May 10, 2015 The schizophrenic weather this trout season has made fishing interesting to be sure. Opening day produced a glorious spring day with bright skies and temperatures in the upper 70s. more »»

Grenoble: Sorenson a good read, a good listen, too

May 3, 2015 Steve Sorensen is an accomplished outdoor writer, book author and public speaker. more »»

Smoke-free beaches at state parks continue to grow

May 3, 2015 HARRISBURG — After a successful two-year operation of a pilot smoke-free beach at a state park in Cumberland County, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources recently announced it is... more »»

DCNR to add 17,000 acres to Elk State Forest

May 3, 2015 Harrisburg — Acting Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced recently that the department is adding more than 17,000 acres of wooded land and waterways t... more »»

Grenoble: Getting ready for gobblers the best time of year

April 26, 2015 This Saturday, spring gobbler hunters will crawl out of bed about 3:30 a.m., dress in camouflage and hike through the woods before daylight to experience something no other kind of hunting offer. more »»

Young: Spring fishing season doesn’t get off to fast start

April 26, 2015 Spring time serves up some of my favorite opportunities in the outdoors. more »»

Hunter-trapper education

April 26, 2015 CAMBRIA COUNTY When: Today Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Cresson Sportsmen’s, 122 S. more »»

This week’s trout stockings

April 26, 2015 BEDFORD?COUNTY Tuesday Cove Creek Lower Landmark Restaurant, Bedford 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Raystown Branch Juniata River Lower Landmark Restaurant, Bedford 9:30 a.m. more »»

PFBC withdraws proposal to revamp regulations

April 18, 2015 Back in February, I reported on proposed changes to trout stream sections managed under Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only regulations. more »»

When calling, less is better many times

April 18, 2015 Frank Piper, founder of Penns Woods Calls and one of the great gobbler hunters of our time, told me back in 1987 that “We are seeing the trend from constant gobbling down to silentsville toda. more »»

With ground moist, it’s time to gather bait

April 12, 2015 The warm rains of this last week created almost perfect conditions for finding worms to use for fishing bait in the coming weeks. more »»

Apps for anglers, hunters rolled out

April 12, 2015 Unlike many folks of my generation, I was not dragged kicking and screaming into the world of computers and all the other amazing forms of electronic communications that have dramatically transforme... more »»

Hitting the water for some early smallmouths

April 5, 2015 I had been fishing for about 20 minutes, casting tube jigs into one of my favorite early-season fishing spots on the Juniata River. more »»

Loading up for turkey season

April 5, 2015 An exciting new turkey load has been introduced by Federal Premium ammunition and those from the National Wild Turkey federation who have tested it say they are very impressed. more »»

Hammel at the Jaffa Shrine worth the price

March 29, 2015 Ken Hammel, head honcho of Mountain Hollow Turkey Calls, and a native of the Altoona area, did a fascinating seminar at the Jaffa Outdoor Show a few weeks ag. more »»

Webcam stars get to hatch a pair of eaglets

March 29, 2015 Back in January, I reported on a special video camera that had been installed in a bald eagle nest near Codorus State Park in York County. more »»

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