Trout streams are low and clear, but cool, deep pools still can reward anglers.
Still, “the idea of being killed in a car crash with a deer just doesn’t scare people” like “a cougar leaping on your back.”
Tours of the old Allegheny County Jail Museum, poetry readings at Hemingway’s Cafe, Summer Fridays at the Frick and more ...
Bad news for the Susquehanna River and Chesapeake Bay as state budget falls short of providing funding needed to reduce pollution.
How are public lands funded, who is using them for outdoor recreation and what do they do there?
There were some good walleye catches reported from Lake Erie and Pymatuning Reservoir.
The bald eagle fledglings, no longer a novelty in these parts, are beginning to stake out their own airspace.
Smallmouth bass in the Yough are among species that are thriving.
A new study shows that like bucks, whitetail does can travel miles to permanently relocate away from home territories.
Tommy Lippert takes TriAnglers bragging rights on the north shore of the Allegheny River with a 25-inch carp and 22-inch bigmouth buffalo.
There’s little evidence that gamefish are seriously impacted when municipal water treatment systems experience temporary sewage overflow.
Researchers say cleaner water is improving the Youghiogheny River fishery, but speakers at recent symposium warned about warming headwaters.
There’s a new threat to Pine Creek as elevated levels of chlorides in surface waters were detected in the 67.3 square mile watershed.
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through the summer, TriAnglers provides rods, reels, tackle and live bait to anglers of all ages.
Perch and walleye being pulled in at Lake Erie in good numbers.
Crews from Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and partner groups built and sunk 125 structures.
In its annual “Women in the Outdoors” survey, Southwick Assoc. reinforces past claims that American men and women fish in different ways.
Since the 1970s women’s participation in outdoor recreation has increased substantially, according to the Women’s Sports Foundation.
Logan Pollman and Tyler Sheppard gave the Slippery Rock University fishing team its first win in a major event.
Catch and release is not a practical conservation practice when perch are caught deep.
Last month, south of Washington, D.C., on the Maryland side of the Potomac River, a bow fisherman set an ominous state record.
The Youghiogheny River’s 1,764-square-mile watershed embraces remote mountain wilds and the urban streets of McKeesport.
Dough balls made at home usually last through a weekend, he said. Tri-State’s dough balls are built to last for as long as a few years.
Bass fishing continues to be spectacular at Lake Erie and large flatheads were biting on the Mon.
State Senate bills would give Fish and Boat and Game Commission authority to manage their own license fee structures
Ask John Arway how semi-autonomous wildlife agencies will remain solvent in the not-so-distant future, and his answer might surprise you.
Reader fish photos show thrill of landing lunkers, joy of the first catch and beauty of wildlife art
This year, half the pictures in the Post-Gazette Trout Photo Contest show smiling anglers with golden rainbow trout. So many goldens ...
At Point State Park, Fort Pitt Museum staffers will be angling the way they did in the late 1700s during Sunday’s Fish for Free day.
The first of two Fish for Free Days will be Sunday; no fishing license is required and all public waterways are open for anglers.
Interactive map encourages cross-state road trips but Pittsburgh riders would like more details on local routes.
The return of the Sunday hunting debate impacts Pennsylvanians hunters whether or not it’s ever approved.
In Pittsburgh, Point State Park will provide loaner rods, tackle and live bait.
Commercial fishing, northeast winds, natural cycles? Lake Erie walleye haven’t been where anglers think they’re supposed to be.
Expect good fishing in Lake Erie and the Allegheny River.
Chronic wasting disease more than doubled its foothold in Pennsylvania in 2015, prompting the state Game Commission to expand CWD defenses.
On May 7, Dr. Tom Campbell of Oakdale returned this 18-pound lake trout to Lake Erie waters off Northeast, Erie County.
Bright lights flood Pittsburgh’s sports stadiums at night, but Jordan Miller of Washington, Pa., said the real action is on the rivers.
Environmental officials are celebrating the completion of a earthen berm designed to keep Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.
All of the outdoor stations are expected to be ready by June 15.
The archery hunters who took part in the community’s controversial deer cull have donated 300 saplings for areas damaged by deer.
The plans, on display Tuesday, are designed to allow better access from Route 422 to the park in Butler County via West Park Road.
The Pennsylvania Panfish Enhancement Program mandates a minimum size of 9 inches and 20-fish daily creel limit.
During her first fishing trip, April 16 at Canonsburg Lake with her Uncle Ron, Jordan Jester pulled in a 19 1/2-inch golden rainbow.
A new report from the state Game Commission logged 23 hunting-related shooting incidents statewide, besting the previous record of 27.
Mt. Lebanon and Upper St. Clair public libraries team up to teach residents about flowers and the birds and bees.
On June 18, 34- and 18-mile hikes are full, but you still can join the 8-mile Friends & Family Challenge from Hartwood Acres to North Park.
Expect to find some good largemouth and smallmouth fishing Presque Isle Bay to the New York line in Lake Erie.
Aquatic wildlife biologists estimate an increase of 30 percent over last year for Lake Erie’s walleye population.
During the April 9 Mentored Youth Fishing Day, Paxton Thomas, 7, of Eighty-Four caught an 18 1/2-inch golden rainbow using paste bait.
For the second time in three years, the busiest public shooting range on Pennsylvania game lands will be closed for several months.