Cooper’s hawk: UPDATE 1/20/09

   January 19, 2009 2:33 pm    0

Cooper’s hawks aren’t uncommon, but one is making itself right at home this winter along Erie’s busiest roads. A Cooper’s hawk is menacing backyard feeders from State Street to Cherry Street, bounded roughly by 32nd and 26th streets. The Cooper’s hawk is known primarily as a bird hunter, but the fact that droves of fat…


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Be cautious on Presque Isle Bay

   January 19, 2009 6:49 am    0

The U.S. Coast Guard is urging ice anglers to use caution after an ice cutter cleared the channel for two ships to enter Presque Isle Bay on Sunday. The channel was cleared of ice, and the ice table along at least the east side of the bay was disturbed. There could be unseen fracture lines…


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Presque Isle Bay ice fishing update

   January 17, 2009 3:37 pm    0

The ships that have been expected in Erie since Thursday still have not arrived as of the afternoon of Saturday, Jan. 17, leaving frozen Presque Isle Bay to the most daring ice anglers. Half a dozen huts were up near the Chestnut Street access this afternoon, and dozens more filled Misery Bay. As the wind…


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Pymatuning’s regulated goose hunting area closed Jan. 19, 2009

   January 16, 2009 11:05 am    0

The regulated goose hunting area at the Pymatuning Wildlife Management Area, in Crawford County, will be closed Jan. 19 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Hunting will remain open in public areas around Pymatuning. “Goose hunting will remain open in the public hunting areas surrounding the Pymatuning Wildlife Management Area,” Pennsylvania Game…


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Waterfowl migration report for week of Jan. 11

   January 14, 2009 4:35 pm    0

The waterfowl migration report for western Pennsylvania for the week of Jan. 11 from the Avery Outdoors Pro-Staff:


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Use caution on Presque Isle Bay ice

   January 14, 2009 3:35 pm    0

The Coast Guard is warning ice fishermen to use caution today, Thursday and Friday because of large vessels that will be breaking up ice in Presque Isle Bay. “We wanted to give the folks that are on the ice a heads up that the conditions could possibly deteriorate,” Petty Officer Bill Campbell said. The Roger…


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Presque Isle playground

   January 12, 2009 11:24 am    0

The Presque Isle State Park we know in the summer is slumbering, but it’s just as inviting to some folks when it dresses for winter. Ice fishing huts dotted Misery Bay and Horseshoe Pond on a postcard Sunday. Ice is only as safe as the person walking on it believes; those few dozen anglers had…


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Your Trophies

   January 8, 2009 4:39 pm    0

Check out a slew of new Your Trophies photos uploaded just today. Scroll to the bottom for the most recent images of your friends’ and neighbors’ successful hunts.


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Waterfowl migration report for Jan. 7

   January 7, 2009 10:42 am    0

The waterfowl migration report for the week of Jan. 4, 2009, from Avery Pro-Staff members:


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Jan. 6 PFBC fishing report

   January 6, 2009 6:06 pm    0

The Lake Erie tributaries fishing report as of Jan. 6 from Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Deputy Waterways Conservation Officer Randy Leighton and Waterways Conservation Officer WCO Brook Tolbert:


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