Trophy deer photos

   December 3, 2008 11:02 am    0

Check out the Your Trophies page on every day for the latest photos from hunters in northwestern Pennsylvania. Scroll down for the most recent entries.


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Deer hunting report

   December 2, 2008 8:49 am    0

A look at the opening day of deer hunting from around the state: — A San Diego reporter with a cabin in the Allegheny National Forest is writing about his hunt. — An eastern Pennsylvania man died after falling from a tree stand. — Southwestern action was spotty. — Same old story: Fewer deer, larger…


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Deer season video

   December 1, 2008 6:17 pm    0

Check out Times-News videographer Matt Mead’s report from opening day of the 2008 general firearms opener in Pennsylvania on Dec. 1.


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Wildlife Management Units explained

   November 28, 2008 1:17 pm    0

The Pennsylvania Game Commission eliminated by-county management of wildlife species within the past decade and moved to wildlife management units whose borders are designated by any number of features. Here’s a helpful overview of the program and the borders.


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Weekend fishing outlook

   November 28, 2008 11:01 am    0

Times-News contributing writer Mike Bleech says forget the weather and get out fishing this weekend: “Overlooking the snow, most of the Lake Erie tributaries are in very good shape for steelhead fishing. Flows are good, colors are good in all but the largest creeks.” Get the rest of the FishOn! fishing report from today’s Erie…


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Hunting Erie National Wildlife Refuge

   November 28, 2008 10:49 am    0

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a guide to hunting on all of the national wildlife refuges it oversees. Refuges are often overlooked locations for great hunting, and Erie National Wildlife Refuge is no exception. What the guide reports about the refuge in Guys Mills, one of just two refuges in Pennsylvania:


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Waterfowl migration report for week of Nov. 23

   November 26, 2008 1:53 pm    0

This week’s regional waterfowl migration report from the Avery Outdoors Pro-Staff:


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Basic boating class

   November 26, 2008 1:25 pm    0

Area officers from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will conduct a safe boating class Dec. 2-4 from 6-10 p.m. each day at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center. The comprehensive class is designed for the novice boater, as well as the experienced boater who would like to refresh his or her knowledge. It is especially…


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Bear season preliminary harvest totals

   November 26, 2008 1:13 pm    0

A look at the first two days’ totals by region for the Pennsylvania black bear hunting season:


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PFBC fishing report for Nov. 25

   November 25, 2008 7:26 pm    0

The weekly fishing report from Randy Leighton, West Erie County deputy waterways conservation officer, and Brook Tolbert, waterways conservation officer:


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