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  • Bear Hunting Still Ranks High in Pennsylvania0

    With over 200,000 bear hunters heading out on this past Saturday’s opening day of the regular bear firearms season, it’s apparent that it ranks right behind our deer season. Obviously, it’s very popular in our state, and northcentral Pennsylvania holds some of the state’s best bear hunting opportunities. Lycoming County often leads the state in

  • A Hunting Venture Into the Past

    A Hunting Venture Into the Past0

    It’s kind of interesting sometimes to look back at past hunting experiences; for example, do you remember back in the 60s and 70s when hunting pheasants was very common and taking a limit of birds was not at all unusual. Back then, even without a dog, I would often go out for a few hours

  • Late Fall Trout Fishing

    Late Fall Trout Fishing0

    I know a lot of us are caught up in the fall hunting scene, but every year I have to remind myself that there is still some good trout fishing available after the leaves cover the ground. I managed to squeeze in a couple of hours of trout angling last week along with a couple

  • Some Regulations Made More Simple

    Some Regulations Made More Simple0

    It’s not unusual to have someone tell me that reading through the Game Commissions regulation handbook can sometimes be very challenging, especially if it’s someone new to the business of hunting and trapping. There’s a lot to digest with figuring out starting and quitting times, what can be hunted and when, boundary differences, exceptions for

  • CWD update

    CWD update0

    I’ll be honest; writing about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is not necessarily a story I enjoy penning. I know I wrote about CWD in a column back in September, but I was again reminded of the disease as my wife and I pursued antlerless deer during the special three-day season this past Thursday, Friday, and

  • Many Bear Hunting Opportunities in Pennsylvania0

    Spotting a bear in Pennsylvania is certainly not all that unusual, especially in our part of the state. For some of us who live outside of town, seeing a bear or two in the course of a year is no surprise, and in fact, some folks who live in town have reported bear sightings in


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