Bushcraft 101 by Dave Canterbury is great for every Outdoors Enthusiast

   November 28, 2014 8:33 am    0

Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival is a great book every outdoor enthusiast should enjoy. The book is written by Dave Canterbury. Dave is the co-owner and supervising instructor of the Pathfinder survival school in Ohio and his videos on YouTube have had over 40 million views. His book is…

 

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Much to be Thankful For

   November 27, 2014 10:34 am    0

There is much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. One of the things I am thankful for is the tremendous opportunities in NWPA for enjoying the outdoors. From fishing in the Great Lake Erie and its tributaries to the Wild and Scenic Clarion and Allegheny Rivers, to hunting the forests and lands throughout the NWPA…

 

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Snowy owl tagged in Erie in winter 2013-14 reappears

   November 26, 2014 12:29 pm    0

Millcreek, a snowy owl named for the area where it was tagged with a transmitter during the irruption of 2013/14, has turned up on Project Snowstorm’s radar for the first time since April 23. Get the full details from Project Snowstorm. Revisit a GoErie story here about snowy owls’ temporary residency in the Erie region during…

 

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Vote for the November NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month

   November 26, 2014 11:14 am    0

Voting is open through Nov. 30 at midnight for the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month for November. Twelve hunters entered photos of their bucks from the current hunting seasons. 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…

 

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Turkey Trot tomorrow morning at Presque Isle State Park

   November 26, 2014 11:03 am    0

The Erie Runners Club will hold this running/walking event Thanksgiving morning at Beach 1. The Turkey Trot 10k and 5k races are scheduled from 8am until 11am at Presque Isle State Park. For more information and to register, please go to http://erierunners.club/ or call Dave Comi at (814)-881-0060

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 25: Linda Sipple, Erie

   November 25, 2014 8:35 am    0

Linda Sipple, of Erie, needed only 28 minutes in the woods to shoot the first deer of her hunting career. On the final day of the archery season, Sipple shot an 8-point with her crossbow from 30 yards while hunting near Cambridge Springs. The buck had a 16-inch spread and weighed 185 pounds. “I have…

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 24: Joe Falk, Union City

   November 24, 2014 10:32 am    0

First-year archer Joe Falk, of Union City, got his first buck Nov. 14 on the heels of a snowstorm in the Erie region. “The buck came in quietly from the north after I hit the buck grunt and doe bleats a couple of times. He came within 15 yards of where I was 12 feet (up)…

 

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NWPA Black Bear Hunters Weigh In

   November 23, 2014 11:12 am    0

Black bears are one of Pennsylvania’s most impressive big game animals. NWPA’s black bear hunters brought dozens of these large animals to the Tidioute Borough Fire Hall to be officially weighed on Saturday. Other  important data such as age of the bear is also collected by conservation officials. Chad Brickner, of Meadville, was excited to…

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 23: Dave Thomas, Erie

   November 23, 2014 8:39 am    0

Dave Thomas, of Erie, shot his 9-point Nov. 8 near Albion. “It was late evening and he came through following a few does,” Thomas said. He made the shot from 30 yards. Thomas’ deer photo is entered in the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month and Year Contest – and yours can be too, if you meet the…

 

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North Coast Fly Fishers and the Northern Ohio Fly Fishing Expo

   November 22, 2014 12:35 pm    0

The Northern Ohio Fly Fishing Expo is scheduled for January 31st 2015. This fly fishing expo located in Brecksville, Ohio will feature many vendors, seminars, fly tying demonstrations, casting instructions, and presentations. Well known fly anglers, celebrities, authors, and conservation officials will be there too. Some of the titles of the scheduled seminars are “Fly…

 

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