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First week of deer season has mixed results for hunters

December 7, 2014 I hope the first week of deer season has been enjoyable and productive for everyone so far. Composing my columns during the two weeks of deer season can sometimes be troublesome. more »»

Young: Bear season totals on pace with last year

November 30, 2014 I have been writing about hunting and fishing long enough to know things are apt not to go as predicted on any given season. more »»

Grenoble: Start of deer season always brings excitement

November 30, 2014 Remember last deer season? A bit of snow for opening day followed by several days of nearly spring-like temperatures, followed by a day and a half of rain then several inches of snow for the first... more »»

Hunters score in elk season

November 30, 2014 A Hanover hunter is credited with harvesting a record bull elk during the 2014 Pennsylvania elk hunt, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reports. more »»

Hunters can help feed the hungry

November 30, 2014 HARRISBURG — Hunters can help feed the more than 1. more »»

Area deer hunters should note rule changes this season

November 23, 2014 With the opening of the regular deer season now just a week away, most deer hunters are in the final stages of planning and preparation for this year’s hunt, which runs from Dec. 1 to Dec. 13. more »»

Great time of year to grin and bear it

November 23, 2014 Bear season opened Saturday with very cold weather and snow in some areas. more »»

Young: Pennsylvania elk hunters enjoy good season

November 16, 2014 Fall seems to be streaking by even faster than summer for me this year. Fishing has been so good overall that I’ve even sacrificed a few precious hunting days to be on the water. more »»

Grenoble: Hunters have so many choices

November 16, 2014 This week will be a busy one for hunters. Fall turkey season runs this week until Nov. 22. Then on Saturday, black bear season begins and runs until the 26th. more »»

Be thinking safety while in tree stands

November 16, 2014 Many hunters prefer to seek height in pursuit of deer using different types of tree stands — those devices which attach to the trunk of a tree and put them at least 12 to 15 feet off the ground. more »»

Fall turkey hunting enjoys a rich history

November 9, 2014 Turkey hunting has long been a highly regarded tradition each fall here in Pennsylvania, and in many respects the past several decades have represented the golden age of turkey hunting here in our... more »»

Using scents wisely can boost chances of success in the woods

November 9, 2014 Years ago, I read an article in a major magazine that espoused the idea the Nov. 11 is THE big day for the whitetail’s rut, the day when breeding activity is at its pea. more »»

Hunting experiences differ for different birds

November 2, 2014 Exciting doings are happening this Friday at the Casino in Lakemont and you still have time to get in on it. more »»

Grand weather day perks up river smallmouths

November 2, 2014 One of my favorite natural events is a day when the weather totally belies the calendar. more »»

Bedford Elks to host archery champ

October 26, 2014 BEDFORD — The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce announced that IBO State Champion Ryan Clapper of Clapper’s Archery will provide the featured presentation during the Chamber’s Annual Sportsman’s... more »»

Modern hunting a different experience

October 26, 2014 If our forefathers could see the technology and electronics we cannot live without they would be totally befuddled. more »»

Weighing options can be its own reward

October 26, 2014 Enjoying a triple-option day in the woods Having options is usually a good thing. Last week, for example, I pondered my options for a welcome day off to do whatever I please. more »»

Young: Squirrels, grouse kick off small-game seasons

October 19, 2014 The traditional fall small-game seasons got underway yesterday with the opening of the squirrel and grouse seasons statewide. These are the “woodland” species on the small-game menu. more »»

Grenoble: Grouse hunting with a purist can be unmatched experience

October 19, 2014 I did it! I’ve broken out of the Hillview facility and am now further recovering at home. more »»

Hunters set to take to the woods

October 19, 2014 HARRISBURG — Tens of thousands of Pennsylvania hunters are looking forward to crisp autumn days spent outdoors. more »»

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