Focus on Wildlife: Spring Peepers
Be quiet! We were all startled in the midst of a delightful night of sleep by my son, Jamie, who was sitting straight up in his sleeping bag screaming at the top of lungs, “Be quiet.” I immediately settled back into my sylvan slumber, assuming that Jamie was just talking in his sleep.
Ken Maurer outdoors column: Great trout fishing
I’d been hearing how tough the trout fishing was on the Mahantango Creek (the one on the east side of the river), so I decided to give it a shot.
Don Steese outdoors column: Trackin' turkeys
There’s lots of gobbling going on in them thar’ hills — and a lot of it isn’t being done by turkeys!
Talking Points: Central Pa. bird watcher makes big discovery
Gerald Clark, who is from near State College, noticed an unusually large egg among the clutch of four in a blue bird box that he was monitoring last summer.
Talking Points: In-season trout stocking planned soon
Stocking trout in the midst of the season is one way that the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has to keep the “first day excitement” alive throughout the year. Also, it’s great fun to tag along with the stocking trucks to help out and to see first-hand where the big lunkers are being stocked.
Talking Points: New split deer season added in two WMUs
When the Board of Game Commissioners adopted the upcoming slate of deer seasons they established a new split, five-day antlered deer season in two Wildlife Management Units (WMUs).
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 ...
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