Author Archives for Ed Lawrence

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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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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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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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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