Hunting & Fishing


District Fishing Report: 4.23.15

A roundup of what’s biting on regional waterways.

2 days ago


 Smile! Patti Jac­o­bina and Logan Jac­o­bina, 9, of Li­go­inier pro­vide proof of place by mug­ging for a cellp­hone cam­era in front of a trail-side sign at Linn Run.

Campaign promotes exploring new grounds by linking outdoors, social media

Social media meets angling tradition in the Laurel Highlands.

1 week ago


 The 2014 Artsy Shots winner, “Laurel Hill Rainbow,” taken by Greg Reynolds of Penn Township, Westmoreland County.

Outdoors notebook: Industries challenge threatened bat status

The state Game Commission wants to acquire 170 acres to protect threatened bat caves in Luzerne County.

1 week ago


District Fish Report: 4.16.15

Pre-season stockings continue through today for Saturday’s opening of the statewide trout season.

1 week ago


 Proper care of live baits keeps them active long enough to attract trout. Above, Ray Popp, live bait man­ager at Tackle Un­lim­ited, with a hand­ful of frisky crawl­ers.

Robust, active baits attract more trout

As local anglers prepare for Saturday’s statewide opening of trout season, those who rely on live bait need a process for keeping it alive.

2 weeks ago


Outdoors notebook: Devoting more days to taking kids fishing

Feeling life at the end of the fishing line is one of the best ways for kids to make a solid, positive connection to nature.

2 weeks ago


Wildlife: Native brook trout behave differently in spring

Unlike most wildlife, brook trout are not preoccupied with reproduction in the spring because they breed in the fall.

2 weeks ago


District Fishing Report: 4.10.15

Tomorrow, April 11, is the statewide Mentored Youth Fishing Day.

2 weeks ago


 In early spring, warmer stream sections attract more trout. Despite a morning chill, steam rises from the limestone waters of Spring Creek in Centre County.

In early spring, find more trout in warmer water

When water is cold in early spring, warmer stream sections attract more trout.

3 weeks ago


District Fishing Report: 4.3.15

April 11 is the statewide Mentored Youth Fishing Day.

3 weeks ago


  Nice brook trout.

Good advice on trout fishing is available if you know how to find it

With trout season just weeks away, getting the right recommendations can make all the difference

4 weeks ago


District fishing report: 03.27.15

A look at what’s biting on regional waterways

1 month ago


District Fishing Report: 3.27.15

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is stocking trout throughout the state.

4 weeks ago



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