Hunting & Fishing

The opening day checklist for hunters

After packing, plan the details of your hunt with the help of Post-Gazette outdoors writer John Hayes.

Outdoors notebook: Expect bigger racks, smaller herds and a tougher hunt

Although some nice racks have been taken this year, archers reported tough hunting that is expected to continue into the firearm season.



Here, there, everywhere a bear: Game Commission says population not a problem

Not long ago, bears were mostly isolated in remote regions of the Appalachian Mountains.

Biking with Larry Walsh: Tunnel closure a difficult decision along trail

National Tunnel closed for safety reasons because of ice build-up in the winter.


Ski & Snow Sports

A roundup of ski and snowboard resorts in the Pittsburgh area for the 2015-16 season

Most Pittsburgh and regional resorts raise lift ticket, rental and lesson prices by as much as $5 for the 2015-16 snowsports season.


Hays eagle cam is back

The female bald eagle alights to a new perch after leaving her two remaining chicks in their nest in the Hays neighborhood of Pittsburgh on Aug. 10.
Watch eagles live in their nest in the Hays neighborhood of Pittsburgh.