October 6, 2018 RSS feed / Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Let’s face it – activities by humans are inflicting more and more stress on some of our cherished wildlife species. With a few behavior modifications, we could lessen our impact.  More...

Crossbows gaining popularity

Pennsylvania’s statewide archery deer season for antlered or antlerless deer continues through Nov. 12, extended to Monday in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. The season then makes its usual post-holiday curtain call from Dec. More...

Legion Post fishing derby a success

Olkosky-Jessop American Legion Post 194 held its second Fishing Derby at the Clear Creek Lake and Hatchery, with proceeds benefitting the Cameron County youth air rifle team and the Veterans Park flag fund.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Cranberries Now ready For picking

Last week while traveling through southern Cameron County, I stopped to check out my favorite cranberry patch.  It had rained the previous day and the little cranberry bog had more water than it normally does. More...

Dogs okayed for big game tracking

A new state law allows hunters to recover big game they’ve shot by tracking the animal’s escape trail with a leashed dog. The law covers deer, bear and elk.  Dogs cannot be used to locate big game unless an animal has been shot. More...

‘ Walk in Penn’s Woods’ Saturday

An educational “Walk in Penn’s Woods,” one of 48 such events in the state, will be held from 1-4 pm Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum.  More...