October Deer of the Month winner: Ryan Norr, Guys Mills

   November 1, 2014 7:10 am    0

Congratulations to Ryan Norr, of Guys Mills, Crawford County, winner of the public vote for the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month for October. Norr’s photo of his Crawford County 10-point received the most votes during the Oct. 23-31 voting period. He wins a Pennsylvania recreation atlas from National Geographic and is the first of four…

 

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A Great Start to 2014-2015 Hunting Season

   November 1, 2014 6:55 am    0

The first month of the hunting season has been great. Many lucky hunters have harvested deer and some even have taken the trophy of their dreams. Boo Crawford, of Crawford County, tells me he has been having a blast hunting ducks around the Meadville area. Small game hunters and muzzle loaders have also been doing…

 

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Cook Forest offers Cathedral by Candlelight on Halloween Night

   October 29, 2014 9:32 am    0

This two hour long event features a guided walk into the depths of the Forest Cathedral at Cook Forest. View some of the oldest towering stands of trees in the United States by candlelight. Participants will be guided by either a costumed lumberjack or French Marine who first witnessed the area 250 years ago. You…

 

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Vote for Deer of the Month by Oct. 31

   October 28, 2014 4:46 pm    0

Voting is open through Oct. 31 at midnight for the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month for October. The photo that receives the most votes will win the Deer of the Month title, plus a prize and selection as a finalist in the Deer of the Year Contest in February. A new submission period for…

 

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Lake Erie’s Wine Country

   October 26, 2014 8:58 pm    0

Take a trip to the northeastern shores of Lake Erie, in NWPA, where you will find the pleasant aromas and tastes of the local vineyards of the area. The grapes grown in this region are renown throughout the United States and are competitive internationally.Visitors can enjoy samples of wine as well as tours of the…

 

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Fall Colors Shown in NWPA’s Brook Trout

   October 26, 2014 10:16 am    0

Brook trout spawn during the fall season. The males develop dark blaze orange bellies and the white tips on their bright red fins become more pronounced. These fish were released back into their homewaters recently after some quick photos. For more information on brook trout and other fish, or for PA fishing rules and regulations,…

 

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Field & Stream Rut Reporters and WhiteTail Heat Map

   October 25, 2014 6:12 am    0

Follow the Field &Stream Rut Reporters and the Whitetail Heat Map to find out when deer are most active. The report is updated twice a week and lets you know what stage the rut is in throughout the U.S. To see What stage our area is in or to view the Field& Stream Rut Handbook…

 

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Autumn Color near Spartansburg, PA

   October 24, 2014 10:31 am    0

Eddy Vantassel, of Spartansburg, appreciates the autumn colors on display. He is capturing the sights while out and about. Here are are a few of the photos he shared of the views near his home in Crawford County.  

 

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Deer of the Day, Oct 24: Ronnie Conley’s 8-point

   October 24, 2014 9:01 am    0

Ronnie Conley, of Lake City, shot an 8-point in Girard Township. It’s the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Day for Oct. 24. Conley’s buck had a 19 7/8-inch spread. He shot the 2 1/2-year-old deer from 40 yards. Conley’s deer photo was one of four entered in the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month and Year Contest for…

 

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Deer of the Day, Oct 23: Louie Tracy’s giant 7-point

   October 23, 2014 8:32 am    0

Louie Tracy, of Waterford, shot a huge 7-point near Girard on the first day of archery season. The buck’s high-mass rack, which included two broken tines, had an 18-inch inside spread. Tracy’s deer photo was entered in the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month and Year Contest – and yours can be too, if you meet the contest…

 

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