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Fish Commission unveils plan for stocking large trout

August 16, 2015 Some of my oldest and fondest fly-fishing memories embrace the famous Fisherman’s Paradise section of Spring Creek in Centre County between State College and Bellefonte. more »»

Grenoble: The wild is harsh and can be dangerous

August 16, 2015 One of my hunting buddies from the Poconos calls me several times a year to keep me apprised of what is happening on his farm where we hunt together. more »»

Bedford group holding fundraiser

August 16, 2015 The Fort Bedford Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its 2015 conservation picnic fundraiser on Aug. 22 at Egolf Park, east of Bedford. Gates will open at 10 a.. more »»

Young: Timber rattles not as fearsome as portrayed

August 9, 2015 T he recent death of a 39-year-old man in Elk County from a rattlesnake bite was the first such fatality in 25 years here in Pennsylvania. more »»

Grenoble: It pays to be prepared when going outdoors

August 9, 2015 W hen I recall the rattlesnakes I’ve dodged, stepped over and stepped on, the jarring falls I’ve taken, the holes I’ve stepped into, the branches that have jabbed me in the eye, high water that cam... more »»

Tipping my hat to those who help out

August 2, 2015 Don’t forget, tomorrow is the day they begin accepting applications for unsold antlerless licenses. more »»

Waterfowl seminar slated for Friday

August 2, 2015 FRANKLIN?— Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing this Friday on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and... more »»

The wait officially on for elk hunt licenses

August 2, 2015 Those whose names have been drawn will tell you — there’s nothing like the opportunity to pursue Pennsylvania’s elk. more »»

Look out for rattlesnakes while in the woods

July 26, 2015 Some years ago, my sister who lived in another town phoned me. more »»

Finding ‘dragons’ through viewfinder

July 26, 2015 Remembering the dreadful decade-long drought we suffered back in the late 1990s and early 2000s, I usually celebrate regular and ample amounts of rain during the summertime. more »»

Sometimes I feel like the psychiatrist to the hunters

July 19, 2015 Did you forget to send for your antlerless license? They began accepting them last Monday, so if you did overlook it, I’d get on it at once. more »»

The other side of my Florida vacation

July 19, 2015 A couple of weeks ago I reported on my recent trip to the Florida Keys with my friend Shawn Bernecky, who was fly-fishing for tarpo. more »»

Bald eagles continue to thrive throughout the state

July 12, 2015 Throughout the first half of 2015, wildlife watchers had the unique opportunity to observe a pair of nesting bald eagles on their nest in York Count. more »»

Take time to listen to nature

July 12, 2015 I bought a couple of bird feeders at a yard sale last week. more »»

Fishing off Florida to catch a tarpon with hook and camera

July 5, 2015 Since I pulled a 9-inch brook trout from a tiny mountain stream on the opening day of trout season 51 years ago, fishing has been one of the all-consuming passions of my life. more »»

Summer is good time to get rifles repaired

July 5, 2015 As I write this, the most important commemoration of what it has cost us in lives and resources to keep America free is just beginning. As you read this, it will be winding u. more »»

Sunday hunting legislation introduced once again

June 28, 2015 For as long as I can remember, the debate about Sunday hunting seems to surface every few years. more »»

Nature more than just a walk in the park

June 28, 2015 My deer-hunting buddy and I have been spending an hour or so every now and then, just cruising around looking for deer and observing through our binoculars how many bucks we se. more »»

There's a safe way to enjoy black bears

June 21, 2015 Game Commission officers are spending a lot of time chasing down black bear complaint. more »»

Pennsylvania state parks rank high as family-friendly fishing spots

June 21, 2015 A recent nationwide vote conducted by Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s “Take Me Fishing” campaign revealed what many anglers around Pennsylvania already knew: Pennsylvania’s state parks... more »»

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