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Most politicians don’t understand fishing, hunting

March 6, 2016 Each year, the executive directors of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and the Pennsylvania Game Commission present the annual reports for their agencies to the General Assembly. more »»

Trout stocking begins this week throughout region

February 28, 2016 As we flip the calendar page to March this week, the anticipation of springtime becomes much more of a reality. more »»

Krug can see the forest for the trees

February 28, 2016 Often in this column I have spoken of Joe Krug of Ebensburg as being one of the state’s greatest sportsmen. more »»

Bison causing trouble in Grand Canyon area

February 28, 2016 By Felicia Fonseca The Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. more »»

PFBC to hold meeting on crappie fishing

February 21, 2016 Crappies are not only fun to catch but they also make great eating, so these panfish tend to be quite popular with anglers on just about any lake in Pennsylvania where they are found. more »»

Outdoor Show will keep you busy

February 21, 2016 Well this is the big week, it’s finally here — the Jaffa Outdoor Show which opens this Thursday at noon. And if you’re going to go, you’re going to want to know the schedule. more »»

State grant will be used on game land for cleanup

February 21, 2016 An abandoned coal mine that has been seeping harmful acid drainage into waterways on and downstream of state game lands is being cleaned up with a grant from the state Department of Environmental... more »»

Can’t-miss seminars on tap for Jaffa show

February 14, 2016 “Wow! Where did your husband get that?” The meter reader had just emerged from my basement when he spotted the huge mounted caribou on the wall. more »»

Snow goose migration provides unique look

February 14, 2016 Over the next several weeks, the southeastern corner of Pennsylvania will be experiencing some amazing winter snows. more »»

Outdoors folks will be going indoors

February 7, 2016 No doubt, most everybody has their mind on the big game this evening and the preparations for all the big parties, even if the Steelers missed being a participant by a whisker. more »»

Time to find out if you’re a prepositional hunter or angler

February 7, 2016 The first week or two of February usually marks the peak of wintertime boredom for me. more »»

Ex-Pirate Bream to highlight upcoming Feast

January 31, 2016 Throughout the winter in our region, many churches and other organizations host wild game dinner. more »»

Gun, deer laws hot topics these days

January 31, 2016 Kudos to Matthew Stachmus of Altoona for his letter to the editor in the Altoona Mirror last week about the current move by the government to take away our private firearms. more »»

Planting native trees and shrubs helps wildlife

January 24, 2016 Last week, I served up the annual warning about not putting out food for wildlife in the wintertime. more »»

Bad weather got you in the kitchen ... check out some recipes

January 24, 2016 The Allan Keagy State turkey calling contest scheduled for today in Claysburg has been cancelled. more »»

West Deer company strives to police the geese

January 24, 2016 The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Mick settles low into the crisp snow near Richland, his eyes locked on about 10 runner ducks huddled in the afternoon wind. more »»

Keagy will be honored with turkey calling event

January 17, 2016 Alan Keagy was a hunter/sportsman who gave back to the sport and the community by working tirelessly for the good of his favorite species, the wild turkey. more »»

Forget snow, check out the birds

January 17, 2016 It was bound to happen, of course, so, after many weeks of unseasonably warm weather, we received our first real dose of winter last week, complete with a few inches of snow. more »»

Coyote, fox hunt set for Jan. 29-31

January 17, 2016 Tubmill Trout Club Unlimited is again sponsoring a coyote and fox hunt the weekend of Jan. 29-31 in the states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, West Virginia and Maryland. more »»

Pennsylvania Game Commission offering opportunities for pheasant stocking

January 17, 2016 Sportsmen’s organizations with approved propagation facilities can augment local ring-necked pheasant stockings and increase localized hunting opportunities by raising day-old pheasant chicks... more »»

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