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Enjoying my time as an outdoors writer

January 25, 2015 Cabin fever has gripped most outdoors people now and I am afflicted this year worse than usual. more »»

Area man publishes book on 'Little J'

January 25, 2015 Bill Anderson, a Sinking Valley resident, is the author of a book entitled “Trout Boomer and The Little J,” which is a story about the making of a fly fisher and his love affair with the Little... more »»

National Wild Turkey Federation is hard at work

January 18, 2015 It was just a small announcement in a local newspaper that stood out to me like a neon sign: some folks were considering forming a federation for turkey hunting. more »»

Viewers can watch live video from an eagle’s nest via the Internet

January 18, 2015 In early 2014, the Pennsylvania Game Commission offered viewers with a unique look at a pair of nesting bald eagles along the Monongahela River in the Hays section of Pittsburgh. more »»

Grenoble: Book depicts real outdoors

January 11, 2015 Often I have declared that I hated the children’s book “Bambi” because of the totally false picture it presents to children of life in the woods and fields. more »»

Young: Feeding winter wildlife should be strictly for the birds

January 11, 2015 Several days of sub-freezing temperatures such as we experienced last week often increases the awareness for many folks regarding how wildlife copes with those condition. more »»

Getting on course: Seven Springs school will get beginner skiing

January 11, 2015 SEVEN SPRINGS ä Resting at the bottom of a small hill, Rus Davies recalls his first experience on skis. more »»

Exploring the winter woods worth the time

January 4, 2015 The weeks after the end of deer season typically mark my transition into the often bleak days of winte. more »»

Family ties bring out best experiences

January 4, 2015 Even before I took a terrible fall last September and bungled myself up so badly I wondered if I would ever be able to hunt again, my son had planned to come up from Missouri to hunt deer with me. more »»

Hunters urged to report

January 4, 2015 As the deer seasons head toward their close, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is issuing one last reminder for successful deer hunters to report their harvests. more »»

Natural predation remains bane of winter hunters

December 28, 2014 The after-Christmas deer hunters should have a fairly good season, since the weather forecasts are far more favorable to hunting than the unrelenting rain we had during the rifle deer season. more »»

Chasing steelhead in the Erie tributaries

December 28, 2014 My first encounter with Erie steelhead occurred about 25 years ago, and I was immediately captivated with the opportunity to do battle with those big lake-run rainbows. more »»

Raystown holding goose hunts

December 28, 2014 HUNTINGDON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake announced the opening of areas for Canada Goose hunting, which began on Dec. 1. more »»

Don't get confused over Christmas and nature

December 21, 2014 For the outdoors-minded person Christmas has a number of meanings. For some hunting time is over; for others, the extended seasons are being anticipated. more »»

Mapping out a successful day for deer season

December 7, 2014 By the third day of Pennsylvania’s rifle season, it’s crunch time for hunters. Two hours after dawn on opening day, deer — especially bucks — knew what was u. more »»

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 »»

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