The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 24 Apr 2014 22:53:27 EDTThu, 24 Apr 2014 22:53:27 EDT wrong if you want to wait to go fishing, opening day for trout could not have been more perfect. Nevertheless, I am not a fan of opening days for anything but spring gobbler and deer. In my opinion, trout fishing gets better in May.Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTLifejacket in small boats, canoes and kayaks a must two masters is never fun, and that's somewhat how I feel this time of year. Trout season is in full swing, of course, but the smallmouths in the nearby Juniata River are also in pre-spawn mode and biting like crazy most days.Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTTerrain likely to attract CWD-infected deer gets identified PARK - A study of the spread of chronic wasting disease among white-tailed deer in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania found that infected deer tend to cluster in low-lying open and developed areas.Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTNothing like the aroma of fresh trout from the kitchen, homes all over Pennsylvania will be enjoying fresh trout dinners, including mine. I love trout, yes, even stocked trout. I like them cooked simply like this.Sun, 6 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTBraided lines can be terrific for jig fishing Tuesday, I enjoyed one of my favorite rites of spring as I hooked and landed 18 smallmouths from the Juniata River. Most of those fish averaged 14 to 16 inches, with the biggest on being a perfect 19-incher.Sun, 6 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT