Enter to Win an Extreme Jeep Adventure

   December 19, 2014 1:26 pm

Entries are now being accepted for an Extreme Jeep Adventure in California’s Rubicon Valley. The Rubicon Valley is a top destination for Jeep enthusiasts and rock crawlers. The trail was once used by Native Americans and connects Lake Tahoe to the Sacramento Valley. This contest offers the outdoor adventure of a lifetime! Three days of…

Scenes from Warren County and the Allegheny River

   December 17, 2014 9:50 am

  Snow melting on a Warren County hilltop creates a misty forest scene in the featured photo. Below, the flowing waters of the Allegheny River near Tidioute,PA. US Route 62 is a great way to get a view of the river. Travelers along US Route 62 rarely miss a glimpse of the river between Oil…

Explore Presque Isle After Dark on December 19th

   December 16, 2014 2:16 pm

Meet at the Presque Isle Lighthouse parking lot on December 19th for a 2.5 mile interpretive hike on the interior trails. Join Presque Isle State Park Naturalists as they attempt to call in owls and coyotes. Listen to the eerie sounds of the night while enjoying a hike. Participants will also learn about the history…

Christmas Bird Count with the PIAS on December 20th

   December 14, 2014 11:36 am

The Presque Isle Audubon Society(PIAS) will participate in The 115th annual Christmas Bird Count on December 20th. The Christmas Bird Count at Presque Isle State Park is one of 2300 count circles conducted by the National Audubon Society. Birds like the horned grebe(shown in the featured photo) frequent the Presque Isle State Park area during…

Peninsula Polar Fest will be held Sunday at Presque Isle State Park

   December 12, 2014 12:52 pm

The inaugural Peninsula Polar Fest will take place Sunday, December 14th, from 10am until 6pm at Presque Isle State Park. The first ever Peninsula Polar Fest will feature horse drawn rides, ice sculpting, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, crafts, vendors, and displays. Activities also include geocaching, raffles, youth theater,and a Siberian huskies dog-sledding demonstration. There is…

Winter Wonderland begins at Asbury Woods

   December 11, 2014 9:33 pm

The Asbury Woods Winter Wonderland celebration will be held December 12th-14th and December 20th-30th. The cost is $6 per person and children 3 and under receive free admission. Winter Wonderland at Asbury Woods features thousands of lights along the boardwalk leading visitors through the woods. Visitors will also find lighted displays along the paths and…

Cold Weather Steelhead & Brown Trout

   December 11, 2014 4:41 am

The Lake Erie tributaries continue to produce good catches of steelhead and brown trout well into winter. Some anglers prefer to fish this time of the year, when the colder temperatures bring more elbow room to these streams. Just remember to bundle up! Both steelhead and brown trout will strike minnows, eggs, and egg patterns…

Snowflake 5K Run/Walk this Saturday at Presque Isle State Park

   December 9, 2014 10:35 am

The Erie Runners Club will hold the annual Snowflake 5K Run/Walk this Saturday at Presque Isle State Park.  The cost to participate in the event is $19.50 with the first 200 registrants receiving 2-8oz Napa style glasses with the race logo imprint. Please register online by 5:59pm on December 12th. Late-registration begins at 8:30am at…

Open Water in NWPA

   December 7, 2014 8:50 pm

This recent photo of the South Branch of French Creek in Erie County displays some of the scenic open water available to anglers in NWPA. Many area streams are great places to fish during winter months. Water temperatures are near freezing in many areas, but most flowing waters and inland lakes contain open water at…

Upcoming Winter Trout Stockings scheduled for NWPA

   December 4, 2014 9:17 am

Trout stocking is a great way to get outdoors and see how the fish arrive at their destinations. Helping to stock trout is a great way to get involved and participate in a PA Fish & Boat Commission operation. Angler interest and support goes a long way to ensure waters continue to be stocked with…