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Tipping my hat to those who help out

August 2, 2015 Don’t forget, tomorrow is the day they begin accepting applications for unsold antlerless licenses. more »»

Waterfowl seminar slated for Friday

August 2, 2015 FRANKLIN?— Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing this Friday on the status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and... more »»

The wait officially on for elk hunt licenses

August 2, 2015 Those whose names have been drawn will tell you — there’s nothing like the opportunity to pursue Pennsylvania’s elk. more »»

Look out for rattlesnakes while in the woods

July 26, 2015 Some years ago, my sister who lived in another town phoned me. more »»

Finding ‘dragons’ through viewfinder

July 26, 2015 Remembering the dreadful decade-long drought we suffered back in the late 1990s and early 2000s, I usually celebrate regular and ample amounts of rain during the summertime. more »»

Sometimes I feel like the psychiatrist to the hunters

July 19, 2015 Did you forget to send for your antlerless license? They began accepting them last Monday, so if you did overlook it, I’d get on it at once. more »»

The other side of my Florida vacation

July 19, 2015 A couple of weeks ago I reported on my recent trip to the Florida Keys with my friend Shawn Bernecky, who was fly-fishing for tarpo. more »»

Bald eagles continue to thrive throughout the state

July 12, 2015 Throughout the first half of 2015, wildlife watchers had the unique opportunity to observe a pair of nesting bald eagles on their nest in York Count. more »»

Take time to listen to nature

July 12, 2015 I bought a couple of bird feeders at a yard sale last week. more »»

Fishing off Florida to catch a tarpon with hook and camera

July 5, 2015 Since I pulled a 9-inch brook trout from a tiny mountain stream on the opening day of trout season 51 years ago, fishing has been one of the all-consuming passions of my life. more »»

Summer is good time to get rifles repaired

July 5, 2015 As I write this, the most important commemoration of what it has cost us in lives and resources to keep America free is just beginning. As you read this, it will be winding u. more »»

Sunday hunting legislation introduced once again

June 28, 2015 For as long as I can remember, the debate about Sunday hunting seems to surface every few years. more »»

Nature more than just a walk in the park

June 28, 2015 My deer-hunting buddy and I have been spending an hour or so every now and then, just cruising around looking for deer and observing through our binoculars how many bucks we se. more »»

There's a safe way to enjoy black bears

June 21, 2015 Game Commission officers are spending a lot of time chasing down black bear complaint. more »»

Pennsylvania state parks rank high as family-friendly fishing spots

June 21, 2015 A recent nationwide vote conducted by Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s “Take Me Fishing” campaign revealed what many anglers around Pennsylvania already knew: Pennsylvania’s state parks... more »»

Battle over proposed Yellowstone River dam ramping up

June 21, 2015 The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mon. more »»

Game Commission cracking down on year-long stands

June 14, 2015 There is a new wrinkle in the game law that many hunters need to be aware of. more »»

Avoiding tick bites a must these days

June 14, 2015 Since early childhood, summertime meant many hours spent outdoors, from playing ball in the backyard to tramping about the nearby woods and field. more »»

State game commission closes goose-poaching case

June 7, 2015 Did you hear the one about five guys who went goose hunting and shot 265 birds over the limit? That line almost sounds like the intro to some absurd joke, but sadly it is tru. more »»

A few ways to make your turkey even better

June 7, 2015 Back in the 1970s when I decided to try my hand at outdoors writing, I vowed I would never let myself get pigeon-holed as a cooking columnis. more »»

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