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Outdoors

No one is an expert on all: Opinions on what is sporting can vary

Immediately following the conclusion of any hunting season it is the lot of the outdoor writer to hear all manner of gripes and opinions on outdoor subjects. We can get pretty firm about what we view as the “unsporting practices” of other hunters. As if enduring the harangues of ...

New director named for conservation

HARRISBURG — Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn recently announced that Derek Eberly has been appointed to serve as the director of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation. “Derek brings a wealth of experience, ...

Just a few tips for your summer trout fishing trip

By Walt Young For the Mirror Summertime trout fishing presents a special set of challenges for even the most experienced trout anglers. Compared to the bountiful opportunities of the spring, catching trout this time of year seems like a completely different game from what we enjoyed back ...

Bald Eagle trail walk scheduled for July 24

From Mirror reports LOCK HAVEN – John Gradel, the vice president of the organization Friends of Bald Eagle Valley Trail, is inviting the public to take part in a 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, July 24. The event starts at 9 a.m. at the Castanea Train Complex, 15 Logan Ave., in Lock Haven. ...

Watchdog group releases fish report

From Mirror reports WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Sportfishing Policy has updated its Modern Fish Act Progress Report, which grades how the federal government is implementing the law in terms of timeliness, stakeholder input and substance. The Modernizing Recreational Fisheries ...

Record-size salmon caught in Michigan

The Associated Press MUSKEGON, Mich. — A crew of fishermen reeled in a 39-pound record-setting salmon during a tournament in Muskegon over the weekend. “You feel like it’s a stroke of luck, you feel like maybe you did something right. I’m still kind of in awe about it,” Nate ...