Focus on Wildlife: Rattlesnakes
When I was a young boy, my mother used to tell us that thunderstorms in April happened to let the rattlesnakes know that it was time to wake up from their winter hibernation.
Ken Maurer outdoors column: Hitting the water
Trout season is coming along slowly. At least it hasn’t snowed much in the past few days.
Don Steese outdoors column: Out for trout
So another trout opener is in the books here in the Keystone State.
Zaktansky: Ballad of the Blotch-Belly Basses
Now, the Blotch-Belly Basses had bellies with blotches ...
Focus on Wildlife: Ruffed Grouse
On our only trip afield together, I watched and listened in amazement as Ned Smith imitated the drumming sound that a nearby ruffed grouse was making.
Ken Maurer outdoors column: The angling brothers
We are finally getting some long overdue warm weather and it feels good.
Outdoors talking points: Trail cleanups, bike rides on tap this weekend
Wetland hikes, trail clean-ups and bike rides are all on tap this weekend as part of the Earth Month activities being coordinated by the Merrill Linn Conservancy.
Outdoors talking point: Stink bugs definitely not extinct
Were you like me and very skeptical this winter when news came out that the brutal weather, deep snows and nearly-record cold had killed off the stink bug population?
Outdoors talking points: Doe licenses to see major decline
Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners set the antlerless deer license allocations for this year’s hunting season. The big news is that there will be many less licenses available for the coming season.
Don Steese outdoors column: Early birds wet the worms
My buddy and I managed to get out this past Monday to try for a few of those “rebel” trout (that’s trout who were stocked in the southern part of the state).
It was, for lack of a better term, a unique experience.
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