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Fishing bounties helped by weather

May 12, 2013 As I outlined last week, May is my favorite month of the year, and as we approach the middle of it, I’ve been doing my best to make the most of this wonderful time of year. more »»

Dandelion recipes not for everybody

May 12, 2013 As Eleanor turned into the driveway, I couldn’t help but notice the reeds and grasses that waved in the wind from the box attached to the back of her motorcycle. more »»

Fly anglers able to strike gold during this month’s sulphur hatch

May 5, 2013 If some cosmic genie were to offer me the chance to have one wish granted, I just might request that the month of May last for at least six months or s. more »»

Short, sweet tactics to get that gobbler

May 5, 2013 Mere days after opening morning of spring gobbler season, gobblers go into lockjaw mode. more »»

Fishing museum ready to honor state anglers

April 21, 2013 Pennsylvania has always enjoyed a rich heritage in the sport of fly-fishing. more »»

We live for the gobbler sound

April 21, 2013 Thousands of hopeful hunters will creep into the fields and forests this Saturday hoping to experience one of hunting’s most magical moments: bagging a gobbler. more »»

Area anglers happy to get out into water

April 14, 2013 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Don Morris had already caught and released five modestly-sized trout at Canoe Creek shortly after the 8 a.m. more »»

Young: How to assemble an effective array of dry flies

April 13, 2013 I settled on parachute-style flies for virtually all my mayfly imitations years ago. more »»

Grenoble: One should always be prepared for fishing trips

April 13, 2013 One aspect of trout fishing we seldom consider is safety. more »»

This week's trout stocking

April 13, 2013 Date Body of water Meeting place Time BEDFORD COUNTY Tuesday Evitts Creek, Koon Lake Jackie’s Country Store, Centerville, SR220 9:30 a.m. more »»

Hunter-trapper education courses

April 13, 2013 When: Saturday, April 20, noon-6 p.m. Where: Gander Mountain — Richland, Galleria Dr., Johnstown Class limit: 25 Contact: Bill McCombie — (724) 238-9523 When: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. more »»

Life jacket a must these days

April 7, 2013 Although the calendar says spring is already more than a week old, our recent spell of cold weather and snow showers indicates that winter intends to go away grudgingly this yea. more »»

Game Commission provides helpful hints

March 31, 2013 Clayton Lutz, a diversity biologist with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, told the crowd gathered at the Riggle’s Gap Sportsmen’s Club Landowner’s Appreciation dinner recently that Smokey the Bear... more »»

You should know the facts about CWD

March 24, 2013 Like several hundred other area hunters, I attended the public meeting last week at Roaring Spring regarding the recent discovery of chronic wasting disease among wild deer in Blair and Bedford... more »»

Spring means birds ready to do their magic

March 24, 2013 Let the party begin! The spring dance in the woods is already underway. Every bird, from robins to wild turkeys, is gearing up for the process of attracting a mate and building a nest. more »»

Spring is almost sprung

March 17, 2013 Doggedly, I’m clinging to the fact spring is just around the corner. I see the signs, despite the wind, cold and sno. more »»

March a great time to observe migrating waterfowl

March 17, 2013 I’ve never put much faith in weather folklore, so I don’t recall if this month came in like a lion or lamb this year. more »»

Trout stocking now under way throughout the region

March 10, 2013 Although the opening of trout season is more than a month away for most of Pennsylvania, the huge task of stocking trout in hundreds of waterways around the state is already well under way. more »»

Something must be done to fight ever-growing CWD

March 10, 2013 Hunters, who have been both angry and concerned for years over the reduction of the deer herd in Pennsylvania, now have a new and serious threat to the deer herd, Chronic Wasting Disease. more »»

Time to make a short list of fly patterns

March 3, 2013 Last week, I received an email from a friend of mine who lives in southeastern Pennsylvania. more »»

I am looking for: