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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 »»

Trying to understand discount on fishing license

October 12, 2014 At their quarterly meeting last month, the Pennsylvania Board of Fish and Boat Commissioners revealed their intention to reduce the price of fishing licenses for the 2015 season. Beginning Dec. more »»

Beagle hunting always brings back memories

October 12, 2014 I’m improving rapidly in my recovery and I’ll be breaking out of this place soon. more »»

Grenoble: Trying to get better while prepping for the season

October 5, 2014 As I grind away at the monotonous activity known as rehab drills, I can lift my eyes to peer out the window. In the distance I see a mountain. There’s my goal, to get to the top of it. more »»

Young: Long-range shooting a specialized game

October 5, 2014 For a couple of centuries now, rifle shooters have strived for ultimate accuracy in their firearms. more »»

Game-land rules are now in effect

October 5, 2014 With the calendar now flipped to October, and the fall hunting seasons all to open soon, restrictions are back in place on all tracts comprising Pennsylvania’s 1. more »»

Game Commission produces noteworthy actions

September 28, 2014 Most Game Commission meetings are about as fascinating as watching paint dry as the commissioners ponder a bunch of mundane matters and other policymaking tasks that, while necessary, are often far... more »»

Hunters weigh where to add tree stand

September 28, 2014 That your life can change in an instant is a worn cliche. For me it became oh so real about 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. more »»

PGC offers game farm and game lands tours

September 21, 2014 One week from today — Sept. 28 — the Game Commission will host guided tours of four game farms around the state from noon until 3 p.m., rain or shine. more »»

Game Commission’s riding permit unwise

September 14, 2014 At its regular quarterly meeting next week, the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will consider a proposal that would require a special permit costing $30 a year for those who ride bicycles,... more »»

Senses kick into gear as fall nears

September 7, 2014 September brings the not-so-subtle changes into a hunter’s psyche. The promise of the raft of new seasons and opportunities, beginning with dove and goose seasons, quickens the heart. more »»

Crankbaits add an extra dimension for bass fishing

September 7, 2014 Soft plastic lures are without a doubt my favorite lures for catching bass throughout the season. But most days I will also catch my share of bass with some kind of crankbait. more »»

Local club celebrates century of serving sportsmen

August 31, 2014 Labor Day weekend traditionally marks the last official weekend of the summer recreation season, and it also ushers in the beginning of some fall hunting activities, such as the opening of dove... more »»

Habitat for deer

August 31, 2014 Tom Boop, an attorney and former Game Commissioner, wrote in an August 2014 article for Outdoor News his opinion on deer management. Among other things, the article hints that perhaps Dr. more »»

Outdoors store hiring

August 31, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Field & Stream, a specialty retail concept carrying brands to meet the evolving needs of hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts, has announced it is now hiring for its new store... more »»

DuBois hosting August meeting

August 24, 2014 Those who want to learn more about chronic wasting disease and the rules that apply within areas of the state where the disease has been detected can attend a public meeting to be held next week in... more »»

Game Commission promotes mentoring program

August 24, 2014 A generation ago, it was just what everybody did. more »»

Young: Trico fishing offers unique challenge

August 17, 2014 This year might be offering the best opportunity for summer trout fishing in recent memory. more »»

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