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Gun, deer laws hot topics these days

January 31, 2016 Kudos to Matthew Stachmus of Altoona for his letter to the editor in the Altoona Mirror last week about the current move by the government to take away our private firearms. more »»

Planting native trees and shrubs helps wildlife

January 24, 2016 Last week, I served up the annual warning about not putting out food for wildlife in the wintertime. more »»

Bad weather got you in the kitchen ... check out some recipes

January 24, 2016 The Allan Keagy State turkey calling contest scheduled for today in Claysburg has been cancelled. more »»

West Deer company strives to police the geese

January 24, 2016 The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Mick settles low into the crisp snow near Richland, his eyes locked on about 10 runner ducks huddled in the afternoon wind. more »»

Keagy will be honored with turkey calling event

January 17, 2016 Alan Keagy was a hunter/sportsman who gave back to the sport and the community by working tirelessly for the good of his favorite species, the wild turkey. more »»

Forget snow, check out the birds

January 17, 2016 It was bound to happen, of course, so, after many weeks of unseasonably warm weather, we received our first real dose of winter last week, complete with a few inches of snow. more »»

Coyote, fox hunt set for Jan. 29-31

January 17, 2016 Tubmill Trout Club Unlimited is again sponsoring a coyote and fox hunt the weekend of Jan. 29-31 in the states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, West Virginia and Maryland. more »»

Pennsylvania Game Commission offering opportunities for pheasant stocking

January 17, 2016 Sportsmen’s organizations with approved propagation facilities can augment local ring-necked pheasant stockings and increase localized hunting opportunities by raising day-old pheasant chicks... more »»

Fans of Eagle Cam: No. 3 is up and running

January 10, 2016 In early 2014, the Pennsylvania Game Commission installed a video camera above an active bald eagle nest along the Monongahela River near Pittsburgh. more »»

Spotlight brightening on coyote hunting

January 10, 2016 Coyote hunting gains more devotees every year and there are upwards of 20 organized hunts offered in the state this year. more »»

Backcountry ski gear the hot thing at Utah outdoors retail show

January 10, 2016 SALT LAKE CITY — Skiers are increasingly seeking a more intense, pure experience by going beyond the groomed slopes and lifts of resorts — and that’s making special boots, bindings, skis and skins... more »»

Pheasants, porcupines among those on hunting list

January 3, 2016 Quite a few hunting opportunities began the day after Christmas, most notably this year, pheasant huntin. more »»

2015 highlights include big bass, trip to Keys

January 3, 2016 Hanging a new calendar on the wall, as most of us probably did a couple of days ago, marks the beginning of another new year, and with that symbolic gesture often comes a time of reflection on the... more »»

Grenoble: Hunters marvel at weather, deer seen

December 27, 2015 With rifle oiled and put away for the most part, and flintlocks with all their needed accouterments at the ready for the day after Christmas when the extended deer season begins, hunters are still... more »»

Young: Hope for healing the Susquehanna’s decline?

December 27, 2015 In 2005, the population of smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River experienced a dramatic decline. more »»

Study gains insights on black bears

December 27, 2015 UNITY, Maine — The Unity College Bear Study has gained new insights about the lives and habits of the Maine black bears. more »»

Fishing pays big dividends for Hollidaysburg native

December 21, 2015 By John Hartsock Hollidaysburg native Wayne Campbell didn’t make the biggest catch of his bass-fishing career on Saturday, Oct. more »»

Mild winter weather brings thoughts of fishing

December 20, 2015 Now that deer season is over, the pangs of winter boredom quickly begin to set in for me. more »»

Mother Nature not kind this time of year

December 20, 2015 Much venison has been transformed into steaks, hamburger and bologna. I will enjoy Pheasant for my Christmas dinner and will have venison for New Year’s, all while cozying up to my fireplace. more »»

Reflecting on the changing traditions of deer season

December 13, 2015 As another deer season goes in the books, I find myself reflecting on how deer season and deer hunting has changed for me over the decade. more »»

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