The eagle did not land

By | February 17, 2009 10:07 am | 0 Comments


A mature bald eagle took a tour of Presque Isle Bay on Monday afternoon, but didn’t stick around long. It came from the south, from the general direction of Summit Township, and took two spins around the open waters of the bay about 2:30 p.m. before flying back in the precise direction from which it… View Article

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PFBC fishing report for week of Feb. 9

By | February 11, 2009 10:19 am | 0 Comments


This week’s lakeshore fishing report from west Erie County Deputy Waterways Conservation Officer Randy Leighton and Waterways Conservation Officer Brook Tolbert. Please note conditions may have deteriorated further since this report was written:

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Winter trout stocking

By | February 11, 2009 8:52 am | 0 Comments


The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, with help from volunteers, stocked 800 brown trout into the ice-capped East and West basin ponds at Presque Isle State Park on Feb. 9. Can spring be far behind? Check out video of the event:

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Ice fishing stirs controversy

By | February 11, 2009 8:45 am | 0 Comments


David Vaughn of Crawford County was one of more than 100 anglers caught on the ice floe that broke loose this past weekend in western Lake Erie. Vaughn’s presence on the ice, and his concerns about opinions of the ice fishermen in the aftermath of their taxpayer-funded rescue, are stirring up plenty of comments on… View Article

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Hello world!

By | February 10, 2009 6:38 pm | 0 Comments


Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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Erie National Wildlife Refuge wants your help

By | February 10, 2009 3:33 pm | 0 Comments


Erie National Wildlife Refuge is looking for volunteers. The 8,800-acre federal refuge, with divisions near Cambridge Springs and Guys Mills, is in need of individuals interested in serving a variety of roles. They include assisting with biological and maintenance projects, greeting visitors, helping in the refuge office, and creating and/or leading educational activities. Interested volunteers… View Article

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Free stuff here

By | February 6, 2009 6:15 pm | 0 Comments


Win a free pass to the 24th annual Allegheny Travel & Outdoor Sport Show Feb. 18-22 and get your hunting or fishing picture posted on in the process. Just submit your hunting or fishing photo to by 5 p.m. Feb. 13. All photos (of, ahem, redeeming quality) will be posted to the Your… View Article

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N.Y. walleye record set

By | February 4, 2009 6:34 pm | 0 Comments


Erie Times-News outdoors writer Mike Bleech reports that a 16-pound 9-ounce New York-record walleye was caught Jan. 20 at Mystic Lake, Cattaraugus County Record-holder Thomas Reed was using a creek chub for bait. His catch beat the standing record, caught at the Allegheny Reservoir, by 2 ounces. Mystic Lake is a small, private lake near… View Article

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PFBC fishing report for Feb. 4

By | February 4, 2009 6:28 pm | 0 Comments


This week’s Lake Erie fishing report from Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Deputy Waterways Conservation Officer Randy Leighton and Waterways Conservation Officer Brook Tolbert:

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Waterfowl migration 2008-09 summary

By | February 4, 2009 6:21 pm | 0 Comments


David Rearick, a Pro-Staff member for Avery Outdoors, offers his overview of the waterfowl migration season in western Pennsylvania:

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