Presque Isle Bay

   August 17, 2014 4:10 pm    0

Clouds roll over Presque Isle Bay as a lone bass angler moves into position. Presque Isle Bay is one of the top bass fishing waters in the nation. This  bay covers about 6 square miles and averages depths of 20 feet. These waters produces quality largemouth as well as smallmouth bass.


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The Corry Junction Greenway Trail and Rails to Trails Conservancy

   August 17, 2014 10:53 am    0

The Corry Junction Greenway Trail is over 5 miles in length. The trail starts out along a flat land valley and gradually climbs north toward New York State. The trail eventually crosses over into New York state near the town of Clymer. The beautiful wooded Brokenstraw Creek valley surrounds the trail. Nature and wildlife abound…


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Pennsylvania Waterfowl Seasons Announced by the PGC

   August 16, 2014 9:20 am    0

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has released the 2014-15 migratory bird hunting seasons and bag limits. The annual waterfowl and migratory bird season brochure can be found at Annual waterfowl seasons are selected by states from framework established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The complete news release can also be found at the…


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Bird Feeder Building and Screech Owl events tomorrow at Chapman Dam

   August 15, 2014 7:21 pm    0

Join the Chapman State Park naturalist at the beach concession from 6-7pm tomorrow for a Bird Feeder Building event. All materials will be provided. This is a great program the kids should enjoy. Later, join Don Watts for a Screech Owl event at the park. Screech Owls have been heard in the area and a…


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Round gobies confirmed in Lake LeBoeuf

   August 15, 2014 12:58 pm    0

Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania Fish Commission released a report that a fisheries biologist has confirmed the presence of round gobies in Lake LeBoeuf in Erie County. It is believed the invasive fish species may have been dumped from an angler’s bait bucket. These fish have the potential to make it into French Creek and…


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French Creek in NWPA makes the PFBC’s list for best places to catch walleye

   August 14, 2014 9:48 pm    0

French Creek is one of the top places to fish for walleyes in Pennsylvania. This water flowing through much of NWPA consistently produces big walleyes. From this time of the year throughout winter, many good sized walleyes are taken from French Creek.  This is why the Pennsylvania Fish Commission lists this small river as one…


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Campfire on the Beach at Presque Isle State Park tonight

   August 13, 2014 12:38 pm    0

There is an evening Campfire on the Beach event scheduled for tonight at Presque Isle State Park. Meet an environmental educator at Beach #11 from 7:30pm until 9pm as they speak on environmental topics. No fee or registration is required. Please bring a towel or lawn chair. All ages are welcome. For more information please…


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Purple Martin outing planned for Wednesday

   August 12, 2014 5:30 am    0

Join Bob Aeppli of the Purple Martin Conservation Association as he travels to the purple martin roost at Presque Isle State Park. Learn about conservation efforts and bird banding. See hundreds of thousands of these birds as they gather before their seasonal migration to South America. If you would like to participate in the program,…


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8th Annual Timberland Bait Kids Fishing Contest

   August 11, 2014 12:04 pm    0

The 8th Annual Timberland Bait Fishing Contest is set to take place on Saturday August 16th, from 9 until 12pm. This event will be held at 36320 Dutch Hill Road just South of Union City near Canadohta Lake. Children aged 3 -16 years of age are invited to this event. The entry fee is $5….


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Busy as a Bee: The Purple Loosestrife

   August 11, 2014 5:37 am    0

Bumblebees meticulously work over a wild field of purple loosestrife. Although these bumblebees are unaware of the problem, they are expediting the spread of these invasive flowers of European descent. But the bumblebee does not care. All he desires is to extract the nectar from these colorful invaders.   The purple loosestrife is thought to…


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