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Always a sad day when you lose a hunting buddy

January 5, 2014 Some years ago, the rumor circulated that my hunting buddy, Buck Alt, was dead. It was a false rumor and Buck lived to roam the woods a bit longer. Today, however, it is no longer rumor. more »»

First case of CWD confirmed from 2013

January 5, 2014 One of the biggest outdoor stories of 2013 was the discovery of chronic wasting disease in wild deer here in Pennsylvania. more »»

Frankly, my deer ...

December 29, 2013 I hate Bambi! Few images have done more harm to the reality of life in the wild than that children’s story. more »»

Hoping for a rebound for Susq. smallmouths

December 29, 2013 When it comes time to write the final column of a year, I always find myself in the dual position of reflecting on the many things that occurred during the past 12 months and anticipating what event... more »»

Small game out there for hunters, too

December 22, 2013 This Thursday begins the extended deer seasons, muzzleloader and bow and arrow only. more »»

Late hunting seasons can help to fend off the wintertime blues

December 22, 2013 As my annual case of the post-deer-season doldrums set in last week, it occurred to me that black bears might be the creatures who really have things figured out when it comes to dealing with the... more »»

Successful deer hunt yields meals from the field

December 15, 2013 I’m not sure I would be as enthused about deer hunting as I have always been if I didn’t enjoy eating venison. more »»

Young hunter earns his keep

December 15, 2013 When the first Saturday of deer season arrived, 16- year old Luke Nimal especially looked forward to that da. more »»

Still-hunting may be your best tactic at the moment

December 8, 2013 Barring severe weather, I have always enjoyed the second week of deer hunting, even over the first wee. more »»

Deer drives make it special for hunters

December 8, 2013 Over most of my hunting career, deer hunting has mainly been a solitary avocation for me. No one in my immediate family hunted, so I didn’t actually start hunting until I was in my late teen. more »»

Opening day brings bucks

December 3, 2013 In 60 years hunting on the slopes of the Buckhorn, Bob Cramer had never seen a deer as impressive as the one that lay beneath him in the snow Monday afternoon. more »»

Group calls for home rule

December 3, 2013 The city’s Government Study Commission Monday voted unanimously to recommend home rule, triggering its responsibility to draft a charter to put before voters. more »»

Young: ’Tis the season: New hunting traditions about to begin

December 1, 2013 Because our deer season here in Pennsylvania has always started on the Monday after Thanksgiving, the traditional Thanksgiving feast seems like opening ceremony leading up to that long-awaited first... more »»

Grenoble: It’s time to come up with plans on what to do with all that venison

December 1, 2013 The question I get asked most often is without doubt whether or not I actually eat what I bag during hunting seasons. more »»

Grenoble: Hunters might have better shot to bag bruins than deer

November 17, 2013 Saturday, Nov. 23 opens one of Pennsylvania’s most exciting seasons — black bear. Based on recent bear harvests this should be another great year for bagging bears. more »»

Young: Season is often the source of hunting memories

November 17, 2013 It’s hard to believe that bear season starts next Saturday. I think the shift from the traditional Monday opener to a Saturday first day a few years back has a little to do with that feeling. more »»

Extension will benefit turkey hunters

November 3, 2013 The fall turkey season opened yesterday in most of Pennsylvania, and in most of the south-central region of the state, hunters will receive an extra week to pursue turkeys this fall as the season... more »»

Different strategies can pay big dividends

November 3, 2013 Excitement is at a peak in the fields and forests just now. more »»

Archery season kicks into high gear

October 27, 2013 This summer past, the excitement of watching the Pirates play even into the post-season eased the edge of the interminable waiting for hunting seasons to arrive. more »»

Trout season can be invigorating

October 27, 2013 A trout stream is a wondrous place to be anytime of the year, regardless of whether you’re a trout fisherman or just someone who appreciates the marvels of nature. more »»

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