PFBC fishing report for Aug. 13

By | August 13, 2008 7:53 am | 0 Comments

 

This week’s Lake Erie fishing report from Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission western Erie County deputy waterways conservation officer Randy Leighton and waterways conservation officer Brook Tolbert: “Wind and wave conditions over the past week seemed to have scattered the fish but (in) general, perch are still hitting strong north and slightly west of Walnut… View Article

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Game Commission presses for license fee increases

By | August 12, 2008 12:21 pm | 0 Comments

 

Pennsylvania Game Commission executive director Carl G. Roe testified today in Cambridge Springs about the commission’s desire and need for its first license fee increases since 1999. The full transcript of Roe’s testimony follows in a news release from the commission:

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Get educated

By | August 8, 2008 8:21 am | 0 Comments

 

Pennsylvania hunters need to pass a Pennsylvania Game Commission Hunter-Trapper Education Course before they can be licensed. The official start of the 2008-09 hunting seasons — dove and Canada goose, on Sept. 1 — is coming up fast, but there’s still plenty time to get licensed for those and the state’s other seasons. The PGC… View Article

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Get ready for steelhead season

By | August 6, 2008 3:12 pm | 0 Comments

 

If you’ve wondered how to hook up with the most knowledgeable steelhead anglers around, or want to support the steelhead fishery but aren’t sure how, save some time the night of Aug. 13. That’s when the Pennsylvania Steelhead Association‘s first meeting of the season is scheduled at 7 p.m. at American Legion Millcreek Post 773,… View Article

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Dove, goose seasons start Sept. 1

By | July 29, 2008 1:51 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Pennsylvania Game Commission today announced U.S. Fish and Wildlife seasons for doves and Canada geese in 2008-09 seasons:

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Deer season seems far away, but …

By | July 25, 2008 1:36 pm | 0 Comments

 

I know most of my friends are spending their non-working hours fishing. But I have been reminding them that an important deer hunting date is approaching — Aug. 4. It is when the Pennsylvania Game Commission will begin accepting regular antlerless deer license applications from resident hunters. Nonresidents will have to wait until Aug. 18…. View Article

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Steelhead junkies, we want you

By | July 25, 2008 10:41 am | 0 Comments

 

If the first big run of the fall is better than Christmas morning; If a hot evening out with the boys ends with a tail dance; If you beat insomnia by counting smolt, not sheep … Then we want to hear from you. Tell us about your steelhead-mania and be part of an upcoming story… View Article

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Perch in the pan

By | July 23, 2008 11:48 am | 0 Comments

 

Little says summer to outdoorspeople on Lake Erie more than yellow perch. And if you want a piece of prime summer angling, now’s the time to go. Times-News staff writer Mike Copper’s story on the fortunes of the area’s anglers and charters should turn lots of heads. “The fishing is so good right now that… View Article

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NWTF benefit is July 18

By | July 18, 2008 11:02 am | 0 Comments

 

The Lakefront Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host a Wheelin’ Sportsman Benefit July 18 at Mound Grove Golf and Recreation Center, Donation Road. Doors will open at 6 p.m. A $10 cover charge makes participants eligible for a gun drawing. Other gun drawings and exclusive silent auction items will also be… View Article

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Solitude

By | July 14, 2008 1:25 pm | 0 Comments

 

For every fish caught or game animal tagged, there’s another seminal reason that most if not all of us who love the woods and waters feel so compelled to get out in them as often as possible. Solitude. Connectivity prevails today. Cellphones, Blackberries, iPods, text messages, mobile browsers — it’s not easy to disconnect in… View Article

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