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Alleged poachers face heavy fines from GC

June 10, 2012 If you are one who complains that there are no deer left in Pennsylvania to hunt, or who looks the other way when people kill deer illegally, it is time to pay attention. more »»

Both species of bass rank as top game fish

June 10, 2012 When bass season opens at midnight this coming Saturday, all species of fish will once again be fair game in Pennsylvani. more »»

Hunting on a Sunday still matters to many

June 3, 2012 Last year, the buzz was all about whether or not Sunday hunting was finally going to be legalized in Pennsylvani. more »»

Working the late shift for some good trout fishing

June 3, 2012 When I was in my late 20s and early 30s, much of my life revolved around fly-fishing for trout. more »»

You can teach kids to enjoy fishing

May 27, 2012 While Memorial Day marks the start of the summer recreational season for many folks, we should all take time for the true meaning of the day by honoring the memory of those whose service and... more »»

Too much false information on bears out there

May 27, 2012 May was filled with many outdoor surprises and experiences; how blessed I am. I watched a doe kicking away 3 other deer from her faw. more »»

Pymatuning Reservoir ranks as Pa.’s panfish paradise

May 19, 2012 Given reasonable weather and water conditions, the biggest problem I find with the fishing during May is deciding what to fish for, as angling opportunities for most popular species in Pennsylvania... more »»

Spring gobbler hunting not always an easy thing

May 19, 2012 Although we are thick into the all-day spring gobbler hunting season, it has not received wide acceptance yet. more »»

Wise to get ready for summertime

May 13, 2012 I have tramped the woods and fields of this region since the age of three or four and don’t recall ever having seen a tick while participating in any outdoor activity until maybe three or four years... more »»

Time to talk tick prevention

May 6, 2012 Recently, a Pittsburgh newscast warned that because of the lack of snow, unusually warm weather, and very dry conditions, we can expect an invasion of insects this summer. more »»

Fishermen love mayflies

May 6, 2012 Last Sunday morning, I loaded my kayak and fishing tackle and headed to the Juniata River to enjoy the beautiful spring day. more »»

Gobbler sounds make hunting worthwhile

April 29, 2012 Thousands of hopeful hunters crept into the fields and forests yesterday hoping to experience one of hunting’s most magical moments: bagging a gobbler. more »»

Plenty of fishing exists for anglers in May

April 29, 2012 Again this year the “Wanna Go Fishing for Millions?” promotion sponsored by Cabela’s in partnership with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will offer Pennsylvania anglers a chance to catch a... more »»

Sometimes you adjust your tactics

April 22, 2012 Anyone who has been out trout fishing this week has likely found the creeks quite low and clear. This is especially true of most of the freestone streams in this area. more »»

Spring gobbler season in full force

April 22, 2012 This Saturday, I will be among the horde of hunters out to begin the month-long spring gobbler season. Only the opening of deer season rivals the sheer excitement I experience on this day. more »»

Childhood memories will last a lifetime

April 15, 2012 During the first half of my life, the opening day of trout season was something I looked forward to with great anticipation. more »»

Introducing youth to hunting a rewarding experience­

April 15, 2012 Madeline Reed of Altoona was plenty excited when dawn broke in the woods on the special youth day spring gobbler hunt last year. more »»

Bad weather is good for fishermen

April 15, 2012 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Some rain was expected for this area late Saturday afternoon and into the evening. For many area trout fishermen, it could not get here soon enoug. more »»

First day weather should be terrific for trout opener

April 13, 2012 BELLWOOD — With hail and light snow flying through the air on Wednesday morning, the irony of the situation was not lost on Blair County waterways conservation officer Craig Garman. more »»

Commission should consider moving up turkey season

April 8, 2012 Most spring gobbler hunters are looking forward to the upcoming season with equal amounts of anticipation and dread. more »»

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