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  • Drying yor waders
    Waterfowl hunters can help stop spread of aquatic invaders
    Most people associate the threat of spreading aquatic invasive species (AIS) with activities such as boating and fishing; however, hunters are also at risk of moving aquatic invaders from one water body to another.Aquatic invasive species are non...
  • Man mauled by bear, shot by friend, all in one day!
    Man attacked by bear then shot by friend learns true meaning of having a bad day
    It was if nature had a field day with this hunter as the tables suddenly turned on him. He was the target of a bear's angst and the victim of a missed shot while out in the woods for a relaxing day of hunting. He was both the hunter and the...
  • deer captured on camera
    Digital Scouting SG560P trail camera review
    The actual camera tested was designated SG560PV-31B and had the following specifications:Image Sensor: 5MP Color CMOSLens: 3.1mm with a Field of view of 52 degreesIR-Flash: 12-15M (39-48 ft)Display screen: 2.0 TFTMemory card: 8MB to 8GBPicture...
  • Deer pic
    2014 PA deer archery season to begin with restrictions in the Poconos
    The PA archery deer season starts this Saturday. But in the Pocono Mountains there will be restrictions to hunting areas and extra safety precautions are being urged by authorities as a manhunt for an alleged cop killer continues.The Pennsylvania...
  • 2014 Oregon Wenaha bull elk
    Seventeen year wait nets big bull elk
    The coveted Winaha unit bow hunt is a long wait for those applying for it year after year. Duwayne Gilbert drew on the hunt this year after trying for 17 years. This unit has big bulls and Duwayne proved it by harvesting a 7 x 7 bull elk with an...
  • Massachusetts officials say the state is overrun with deer.
    Massachusetts towns to increase killing of deer to reduce population
    Town officials in Westborough, Mass. have reported there is an increase in collisions between cars and deer, according to MetroWest Daily News. Because of this and the damage deer are creating to trees and shrubs on people's property, the town...
  • FWS announces final dates for migratory bird hunting
    FWS announces final dates for migratory bird hunting
    The Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has promulgated final rules for 2014-15 waterfowl hunting seasons in states that deferred selection. FWS announced the rules in the Federal Register of Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, a day after it finalized the...
  • Tehema Wildlife area
    California Hunter Education courses and those who teach them
    California Department of Fish & Wildlife (difficult to understand why fish are not wildlife, but that is another issue), have made it easier and easier for people to complete a training course to obtain a certificate which enables one to...
  • Frameworks set for the next migratory bird hunting season
    Frameworks set for the next migratory bird hunting season
    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has set Final Frameworks for Late-Season Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations. FWS announced in the Federal Register of Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 the dates, limits, etc. that states can choose from when...
  • Bike on Stony Valley Trail
    Permit may be required for recreational riding on state game lands
    There is a proposal by the PA Game Commission that a permit will be required for recreational riding on state game lands in Pennsylvania. The permit being proposed would be required only for those riding bicycles, horses or snowmobiles on...
  • Viscious Vision Yellow Moss
    Prime time fishing requires prime time sunglasses
    Ask any angler when the best fishing is and they are likely to reply, “Early morning and late evening. Matching a proper sunglasses lens to those conditions can only improve fishing success. Vicious® Vision has done just that.Vicious®...
  • Geese
    PA Canada goose hunt is on
    In Pennsylvania, the September Canada goose hunting season started this week and continues through September 25. The September season retains a daily bag limit of eight Canada geese, with a possession limit of 24, except for a few areas where...
  • Hunt with your smart phone
    Hunt with a smart phone
    For bow hunters who use their smart phone with a mapping and GPS app, here are a couple tips to get the most out of your phone.As a general observation, the smart phone GPS technology seems to be much more reliable than older (emphasis on older)...
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day, no license required Sept 27
    National Hunting and Fishing Day, no license required Sept 27
    National Hunting and Fishing Day is a national event to celebrate fishing and hunting. On this day fishers and hunters can fish and hunt without a license. This event takes place September 27 at designated fishing and hunting locations. One of...
  • Bag and possession limits set for the 2014-15 migratory bird hunting seasons
    Bag and possession limits set for the 2014-15 migratory bird hunting seasons
    Bag limits, days and hours for hunting certain migratory birds in the 2014-15 hunting seasons have been set by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS). The announcement was made in the Federal Register on Friday, Aug. 29, a day after FWS...