Oil Creek ultra race fields full

   August 10, 2009 12:58 pm    0

All three distances of the Oil Creek 100 ultra races Oct. 10 in Titusville have sold out. The 75th and final 100-mile slot was sold Monday, Aug. 10. The 50-mile and 50-kilometer distances also are full. Race director Tom Jennings said he will consider increasing the 100-mile race field to 100 runners if the waiting…


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Hunter-Trapper Education course calendar

   August 6, 2009 9:46 am    0

Upcoming Pennsylvania Game Commission Hunter-Trapper Education courses in northwestern Pennsylvania, as listed on the Pennsylvania Game Commission calendar. Participants must be at least 11 years old and attend all sessions for each free course. Registration is required for all courses; registration for some but not all courses is available online.


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Midweek tri-state fishing report for Lake Erie and nearby waters, Aug. 5:

   August 5, 2009 9:55 am    0

Midweek tri-state fishing report for Lake Erie and nearby waters, Aug. 5:


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Waterfowl regulations meeting Aug. 7 at Stull Center

   August 5, 2009 9:35 am    0

Atlantic Flyway waterfowl population reports and preliminary federal hunting seasons are on the agenda for a public meeting Aug. 7 at 1 p.m. at the Stull Environmental Education Center, Presque Isle State Park. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will release its frameworks for the 2009-10 waterfowl and migratory bird seasons. Pennsylvania Game Commission staff…


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Dangerous situation on French Creek resolved

   August 5, 2009 8:34 am    0

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission this morning removed two large fallen trees that were blocking French Creek south of Meadville at the commission’s Wilson Chutes Road access area. The commission said passage is now safe for boaters who wish to navigate downstream from the site. Commission maintenance staff used a large excavator to lift…


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Important Crawford County developments

   July 31, 2009 9:32 am    0

Those who spend time outdoors in Crawford County should take note of two developments, including a dangerous situation for boaters on French Creek:


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Weekend fishing tournaments

   July 31, 2009 7:47 am    0

While professional bass angler Dave Lefebre of Union City fishes for a life-changing $1 million payday this weekend in Pittsburgh, anglers will descend on the Erie area to chase their own big fish and cash prizes The Erie PA Sport Fishing Association’s Big Catch Friday tournament gets things going today. Each team’s three best walleye…


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Midweek tri-state fishing report for Lake Erie and nearby waters

   July 30, 2009 9:13 am    0

Midweek tri-state fishing report for Lake Erie and nearby waters, July 30:


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Dave Lefebre chases $1 million

   July 30, 2009 7:46 am    0

Dave Lefebre, the pro bass angler from Union City, starts the chase for a $1 million prize today at the Forrest Wood Cup championship in Pittsburgh. Lefebre, 38, talked with Erie Times-News staff writer Ethan Magoc ahead of the tournament. Listen to a Q&A interview or read an abbreviated five-question article. And check out today’s…


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Lake Edinboro trap team finishes 2nd in nation

   July 30, 2009 7:37 am    0

Lake Edinboro Sportsman’s League’s Young Guns finished as runner-up in the 31-team Intermediate-Advanced class at the Scholastic Clay Target Program National Championship trapshooting event in Sparta, Ill. The team of Frank Myers, Bill Therasse, Casey Inks, Mitchel Meszaros, Josh Zelina  and Ben Zelina broke 916 out of 1,000 targets, finishing six birds off the first-place…


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