NWPA Outdoors

Erie’s No. 86 on Outdoor Life’s list

   May 27, 2009 11:28 am

The perception many of us who live in Erie is that this is a reasonably priced place to live. Outdoor Life magazine agrees. The hunting magazine’s June/July issue ranks Erie No. 86 on its list of the 200 Best Towns for Sportsmen. The criteria used to make the list included plentiful game, public land access,…

Pennsylvania/Ohio fishing reports for May 27, 2009

   May 27, 2009 6:01 am

Lake Erie and environs fishing reports from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and the Division of Wildlife of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources:

Fishing, not catching

   May 26, 2009 3:45 pm

Oil Creek at Petroleum Center was more Steelhead Alley than quiet special regulations area Sunday night. A few dozen anglers, all but a couple with fly rods, stood nearly shoulder-to-shoulder from the bridge through the flats, waiting for feeding trout who needed little prodding. It was unusual for Oil Creek, and uncomfortable for one accustomed…

Central Pa. cycling race may be canceled this year

   May 14, 2009 7:08 am

The Associated press is reporting this morning that one of Pennsylvania’s premiere cycling event might be canceled. The Tour de ‘Toona, which has been held annually in the Altoona area since 1987, might not happen this year for lack of sponsors, the event’s organizers said. The race usually was run in seven daily stages, though…

Itinerant birders hit Presque Isle

   May 8, 2009 5:53 am

Days before the Festival of the Birds at Presque Isle State Park, a couple birders from New York tried their luck on the park. They write about their experience on a terrific blog, 10,000 Birds. As for the festival, it begins today and runs through Sunday. Pack your binocs, register for a day or the…

Fishing reports for May 6

   May 6, 2009 2:03 pm

Fishing reports for May 6 for inland Erie County and the Ohio waters of Lake Erie:

Are they gobbling?

   May 6, 2009 10:30 am

If you’ve been turkey hunting in the past week or so, have you heard birds gobbling? My turkey hunting friends and I have heard very little. It’s not that the birds aren’t there (we’ve seen them). It’s just that they are a not as vocal these days. Each of my friends have their theories. The…

Presque Isle State Park hiking tips

   May 1, 2009 7:02 am

No interior trail at Presque Isle State Park is particularly long, but with a little ingenuity a hiker can weave together a few different routes that will consume a pleasant day outside.

Lake Erie fishing report April 29

   April 29, 2009 2:17 pm

The most recent fishing reports from the Pennsylvania and Ohio waters of Lake Erie:

Erie Yacht Club Web cam

   April 28, 2009 9:05 am

Need to know right now what’s happening at the Erie Yacht Club? No problem. Check out the EYC Web cam.