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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NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Day, Oct. 22: Ryan Norr

   October 22, 2014 12:26 pm    0

Ryan Norr, of Guys Mills, Crawford, tagged a trophy 1o-point Monday at 5:30 p.m. in Crawford County. Norr shot the deer at 2o yards with a crossbow. The deer field dressed at 185 pounds. Norr has been hunting since he was 12 years old. “It took a while to tag a mature deer during the…

 

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Erie Bluffs Hike

   October 21, 2014 9:08 am    0

Erie Bluffs State Park is the newest State Park in Pennsylvania. The park is located along 587 acres of the largest undeveloped stretch of shoreline in the state. Erie Bluffs State Park is located about 12 miles West of the city of Erie. There is a free guided hike to the 75 foot tall bluffs…

 

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Warren County Fly Tying Symposium

   October 20, 2014 6:35 pm    0

The Allegheny River Fly Fishing Company will host the Warren County Fly Tying Symposium October 25, from 10am-4pm. Check out patterns tied by anglers from all over the area as they show some of their favorites. Gary Kell will be there tying the Grizzly Shadow and the Olive Packin Heat nymph. At 12:30pm there will…

 

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Autumn Steelhead Fishing

   October 20, 2014 10:49 am    0

  October is a great time to fish for steelhead in the NWPA tributaries flowing into Lake Erie. A trip on Sunday afternoon provided some quick action that ended with an 8 pound hen in the net. Landing the fish was a lot of fun with no giving up. A doubled over rod and some…

 

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Deer of the Day, Oct. 20: Mark Turner

   October 20, 2014 10:22 am    0

Mark Turner of Erie is the first hunter to enter the annual NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Year contest, and has the first Deer of the Day for the 2014-15 seasons. Turner shot his 10-point with a crossbow Oct. 10 at 7:30 a.m. from 32 yards. The Venango County buck field-dressed at 182 pounds. Turner’s deer photo is…

 

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Rimrock Overlook and Rimrock Trail in nearby Warren County

   October 18, 2014 1:20 pm    0

I always loved when my parents would take us to Rimrock. It is still one of my favorite places in the world to visit. This attraction hosts many visitors each year and now is a great time to plan a trip to the Rimrock Overlook. With the pastel colors sprinkled on the trees, the surrounding…

 

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Fall Foliage Hayrides and Presque Isle After Dark: Myths and Legends of the Isle

   October 17, 2014 5:32 am    0

Presque Isle will host some fun upcoming fall events.The Fall Foliage Hayrides are scheduled for next Thursday and Friday(October 23 and 24th). These hayrides will last about a half an hour. The rides begin at 3pm and conclude at 7:30 pm. You must be at the Beach #11 Pavilion 15 minutes prior to your ride….

 

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Octobirdfest this Saturday at Sprague’s Farm and Brew Works

   October 16, 2014 2:51 pm    0

Meet live raptors from the Tamarack Wildlife Rehabilitation Center while enjoying live music and a brew! Learn about Pennsylvania Audubon programs and try some wood-fired pizza! This event should be educational as well as fun. With information on bird banding, Presque Isle, French Creek, and a little bird trivia. The cost is a donation of…

 

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Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm offers Haunted Corn Maze and Bison Tours

   October 16, 2014 12:25 pm    0

The Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm, located on Koman Road in Edinboro, is offering 6 acres of corn mazes with a haunted maze on Fridays and Saturdays. The corn maze is open from 11am until 10pm daily through November 1st. The cost of admission is $6 for adults 5-55 and $4 for ages over 55. Kids…

 

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