Hunting & Fishing


District Fishing Report: 3.6.15

A roundup of what’s biting -- below the ice! -- on regional waterways.

about 13 hours ago


 A wall of walleye. Left to right, Phil Kohley, Nick Kohley, Rich Depace and Doug Hopkins, all from the Saxonburg area, show off a day’s catch following an Erie walleye charter.

Welcome to Walleye U: New walleye class, expo and flea market to debut in Erie

The buzz about a walleye fishing class spread so quickly that organizers were taken by surprise when the 150 available seats sold out early.

5 days ago


 This nice northern pike was pulled through the ice covering Conneaut Lake, Crawford County, by Nico Summaria of Peters. Although safe ice continues to hold throughout most of the region, it’s prudent to take safety precautions.

Outdoors notebook: Special trout season starts, could be confusing

Pennsylvania's statewide trout season opens April 18; the regional season begins April 4 in 18 southeastern counties.

5 days ago


District Fishing Report: 2.27.15

A roundup of what’s biting on regional waterways.

1 week ago


 Female participation in fishing and hunting is on the rise. Amidea Daniel will lead a seminar on fly fishing for women today at the Cabin Fever fly fishing expo in Cranberry.

Nationwide and locally, more women are going fishing and hunting

Last summer, Kelly Hancock and her sister bought themselves deer rifles and joined the family tradition, going "red tag" hunting.

1 week ago


 Strip District restaurateurs Nick Colangelo of Colangelo's Bakery and Luke Wholey of Wild Alaskan Grille barely squeezed this 53-inch muskellunge out of a 10-inch ice hole in Northwest Pennsylvania. The fish took a 3-inch minnow and was released. Last year, they released 30 muskies.

Outdoors notebook: Hunters take aim at Mt. Lebo deer cull

Local hunters said they were upset over the agency's approval of plan to pay a contractor $500 per deer to reduce the whitetail population.

1 week ago


District Fishing Report: 2.20.15

A roundup of what’s biting (below the ice!) on regional waterways.

1 week ago


Game Commission approves deer cull in Mt. Lebanon

Muncipal manager Stephen M. Feller said the program would begin immediately and continue through March 31.

2 weeks ago


 Hunters should resist the temptation to shoot young deer, says Chris Keefer, left. He and brother Casey Keefer host "Dropped: Alaska" on the Sportsman Channel.

Cable hunting show hosts the Keefer Brothers' return to Pittsburgh

In Sportsman Channel's "Dropped" series, the Keefer Brothers are airlifted to remote locations armed with a compound bow and muzzleloader

2 weeks ago


Allegheny Sport, Travel and Outdoor Show

The 30th season of the Allegheny Sport, Travel and Outdoor Show runs Feb. 18-22 at the Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville Mall.

2 weeks ago


District Fishing Report: 2.13.15

A roundup of what’s biting on regional waterways.

3 weeks ago


Back to the vise: winter fly-tying for spring trout

Now is the time to ready flies for the spring thaw

3 weeks ago


Outdoors notebook: Congress revives Sportsmen's Act

The act, if adopted, would improve opportunities for outdoors enthusiasts.

3 weeks ago


District Fishing Report: 2.6.15

A roundup of what’s biting on regional waterways.

4 weeks ago



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