Ken Maurer outdoors column: Tough times as creeks run high
The early trout season has been tough for a lot of anglers. Some nice fish were caught, and if you were in the right spot, there was good fishing. But, for a lot of anglers it was pretty frustrating.
Focus on Wildlife: Groundhogs
Often portrayed as cute, cuddly, adorable and a bit ornery, in cartoons, movies and television commercials, groundhogs are typically shown as dim witted.
Ken Maurer outdoors column: Big bait equals big trout?
The early trout season is upon us, and shortly the rest of the state will open. Every year there are stories of large trout seen or lost, and once in a while, there are actual pictures of big trout.
Don Steese outdoors column: Outdoor infighting
The old saw, “You can’t please all of the people all of the time,” certainly seems to apply to the Pennsylvania outdoors.
Zaktansky column: Habitat critical in pheasant recovery process
Just shy of a decade ago, Peter Aiken — a longtime Pennsylvania Game Commission specialist, family friend and advocate of resuscitating the region’s pheasant population — had just finishing running his bird dogs at our family’s small farm in rural McEwensville.
Focus on Wildlife: The Snow Goose
The cacophony of honking boarders on ear splitting.
Ken Maurer outdoors column: Wait is almost over
The early trout opener is upon us. This coming Saturday, village idiots from across the commonwealth will head to trout streams in the southeastern corner of the state.
Don Steese outdoors column: Four-headed coverage
Ken Maurer and I were having a discussion the other day about the outdoor coverage offered by The Daily Item.
Focus on Wildlife: The American Robin
Is it just my imagination or are there a lot more robins around this year, than in year’s past?
Don Steese outdoors column: Unwanted legislation
I know that it’s en vogue these days to be a government hater.
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