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Sharks on protected US listings

July 6, 2014 HONOLULU — The National Marine Fisheries Service recently classified as endangered and threated four distinct populations of a shark species whose fins are favored as an ingredient in shark fin sou. more »»

Game Commission putting the work in on elk

July 6, 2014 What does an elk eat? Some are about to find out. Researchers recently placed a collar on a cow elk on Pennsylvania’s elk range. more »»

Sometimes you need to re-connect with brook trout

June 29, 2014 A friend emailed me early one Friday several weeks ago inviting me to join him the next day to fish his favorite brook trout stream. more »»

Saga of Chronic Wasting Disease will continue for area hunters

June 29, 2014 Last year, our region became the first Disease Management Area ever created by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. All because the dreaded Chronic Wasting Disease was found here. more »»

Into the frying pan

June 22, 2014 Last week, my son and family from Missouri visited me. He was hardly inside the door when Mark inquired if I had any trout in my freezer. more »»

Tying own fly leaders improves performance

June 22, 2014 I’ve tied my own leaders almost as long as I’ve been fly-fishin. more »»

Never hurts to practice caution when Mother Nature’s critters are involved

June 15, 2014 I was stunned one early morning this week past when WTAJ had a news story of a woman in the Pittsburgh area who was actually bitten by a fox. more »»

A day to remember what Dad meant to me in my outdoors world

June 15, 2014 My father didn’t hunt or fish, but he had a profound influence on my dedication to those sports and the love of the outdoors in general. more »»

Grenoble: Walk this way

June 8, 2014 The Game Commission recently sent a press release outlining things outdoors people could do until the next hunting season starts. more »»

Young: Green Drakes produce quite a show

June 8, 2014 Last weekend, three friends from out of the area came to visit and fish for trout on the Little Juniata River. more »»

Rule changes up for discussion

June 8, 2014 Pennsylvania Game commissioners debated a couple of possible rules changes at their most recent working group meeting. Neither may go anywher. more »»

Panfish are fun to catch ... even better to eat

June 1, 2014 Taking some of my own advice from last week’s column, I spent much of the Memorial Day weekend on the water fishing with friend. more »»

Youth Field Day a must on your to-do list

June 1, 2014 The Pennsylvania Game Commission works hard at educating the public about wildlife and programs to help and to encouraging folks on the fringes of an interest in the outdoors. more »»

Treat someone on fish-free day

May 25, 2014 Memorial Day weekend traditionally celebrates the unofficial opening of the summer recreation season, so it’s hard to believe that tomorrow is Memorial Day already. more »»

Critters in all kinds of places

May 25, 2014 The week before I left for my annual spring gobbler hunting vacation, as I dashed around the city doing errands, I had to dodge an incredible variety of wildlife that was also dashing around the cit... more »»

Clouser Minnows can add to your trout outing

May 18, 2014 Last week, I spent a couple of days fly-fishing for trout on several streams here in central Pennsylvania with my friend Todd Justus of Chapel Hill, N.C. more »»

Guess it's time to reminisce about gobbler hunting, 24/7

May 18, 2014 Beginning Monday, gobbler hunters may hunt from a half-hour before dawn to a half-hour after sunset each day until May 3. more »»

Gobbler hunting now involves more patience

May 11, 2014 S econd-week gobbler hunting is in full swing this week. But many hunters have faded away, victims of fatigue and/or a crowded schedule. Getting up at 4 a.m. more »»

Mom supported, enabled early love of the outdoors

May 11, 2014 Today is Mentored Youth Fishing Day on 41 lakes around Pennsylvania. more »»

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