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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 »»

Time to get out your recipe cards

December 13, 2015 At this time of year, there are lots of freezers that are full of lean and healthy venison. So what are you going to do with it? Well, here are a few of my very favorite ways to prepare i. more »»

Feds still trying to maintain bear numbers

December 13, 2015 BILLINGS, Mont. more »»

Bear stew, stories and a sprinkle of deer

December 6, 2015 Let’s hope the buck hunters have had as good a week as the bear hunters did. more »»

Hunters urged to assist with CWD testing

November 29, 2015 On Monday, of course, is the opening day of deer season, a fact most folks who read this page are well aware of. more »»

Warm memories for a very cold day

November 29, 2015 Remember first day last year: rain, wind and cold. And many hunters, including my party, were chased out by the elements. more »»

State will help out hunters this year

November 29, 2015 The Associated Press FISHER — Yo, hunters! Deer here. more »»

The camera makes the memory last forever

November 22, 2015 Having been an avid photographer for more than 34 years, taking photos to record happenings and to capture some treasured recollections of my outdoor experiences tend to be an end unto themselves an... more »»

Looks like it's a sign of the times

November 22, 2015 With a week left to scout for deer sign and a place to take up a watch for opening morning, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has just provided hunters with a “sign” to look for in the woods to tell... more »»

Game Commission’s CWD policy baffling

November 15, 2015 Last week I reported on some new rules affecting Pennsylvania hunters who hunt deer in the neighboring states of Maryland, New York, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia. more »»

Numbers up for the hunters, hunted too

November 15, 2015 This week marks the opening of two seasons, both for black bear. Tomorrow opens a 5-day archery season for bears, which is as large a challenge as most Pennsylvania hunters take on to themselves. more »»

Young: CWD rules expand for out-of-state deer hunters

November 8, 2015 Although Halloween was last weekend, the Game Commission released new information early last week regarding chronic wasting disease, the ongoing nightmare that that torments hunters and others who... more »»

Grenoble: Things to do while waiting for bears

November 8, 2015 In our management unit as well as some nearby ones, there is a four-day, archery season only for black bear, and it’s scheduled for Nov. 16-20. Bagging a black bear with a bow is a mighty tough task. more »»

’Tis the season for deer-vehicle collisions

November 1, 2015 Most drivers in our region are probably well aware of the possibility of encountering deer unexpectedly crossing the highway and the unwanted collisions that often occur in those situations. more »»

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