The two commissions advanced one vote closer to gaining the same sales flexibility as nearly every other business that sells a service.
The most exciting PA. hunt isn’t for deer, bear, turkey or elk. A pheasant hunt can be a thrill ride to be remembered -- when they’re there.
Perch fishing in Lake Erie was slow, but walleye were biting at 50-55 feet out of Walnut.
More than 8,000 acres of Pennsylvania woodlands are being burned to ashes, intentionally, by the state Game Commission.
Everything is different during the special early archery deer hunt.
A limited number of mandatory hunter-trapper education classes will be held between now and the opening day that’s most important to you.
Walleye remained hard to find in Lake Erie, but bluegills and largemouths were biting in Clarion County.
Bill Kortz and Hal English have co-introduced legislation that would limit the penalties imposed on hunters who self-report a mistaken kill.
Surely everything worth writing about Pennsylvania trout fishing has already been written. Hasn’t it? That’s what Tom Gilmore thought.
As weather starts to cool, catches are starting to improve.
Right on time for sighting-in sporting arms before the autumn seasons, the public shooting range on State Game Lands 203 is set to reopen.
21st century fishing techniques are legal in Pennsylvania but it’s rare for a single product to influence a change in laws and regulations.
Lake Erie (Erie County)
Some hunting technologies are legal. Others, not so much.
Recent testing found that after heavy rains, levels of bacteria in in some cases were more than 10 times higher than EPA health standards.
Now, hunters can always know precisely where they are relative to property lines and the borders of wildlife management units.
Hot days were no deterrent to catfish on North Shore, but only a few weeks remain to give it a try — the TriAnglers season ends Sept. 28.
Incident triggered more protections, yet stalled the growth of a conservation model taking hold in Africa.
It’s impossible to gauge the influence that Tony Marasco, former owner of Fly Tyer’s Vice fly shop, has had on Pittsburgh trout anglers.
The special archery deer season opens in four weeks, and the three months until the start of rifle deer will fly by for procrastinators.
The Game Commission has recruited members of previous panels to form a new working group and this time, all of the stakeholders are hunters.
Anglers at Lake Erie finally started reeling in the porch, with good numbers caught off the North Pier at Presque Isle.
The 19th annual Pittsburgh Triathalon was reduced to two events because heavy rain made it dangerous to swim in the Allegheny River.
Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation cited evidence that goose control has helped to keep the parks sanitary and accessible.
Moraine State Park’s Natalie Simon says there’s “something special” about catching the first fish that’s hard to put into words.
After recent heavy rainfalls, the water portion of this weekend’s annual Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race has been cancelled.
First-time anglers enjoy a great day at the Regatta at Lake Arthur in Moraine State Park.
Citiparks’ Cinema in the Parks, walking tours, Brookline Breezefest, community festivals and more
Despite good news about walleye, catfish and panfish, a survey charted a decrease in the numbers of one notable species: muskellunge.
But the real news out of the state Department of Environmental Protection is that the rest of the river didn’t get the same designation.
This year, officials expect more than half-a-million people to visit the event during its three-day run.
Choppy waves early in the week cut into walleye fishing on Lake Erie; largemouths biting on area lakes.
Historical walking tours, National Night Out, Citiparks’ Cinema in the Parks, “Bridges and River Shores,” and more
On Monday the Game Commission will launch a new Pennsylvania Wild Turkey Sighting Survey.
The big Ohio River flatheads didn’t know they were the stars of a charity that helped kids with life-threatening medical conditions.
How they’re biting around Western Pennsylvania.
All fish must be caught in Chartiers Creek as it flows through Heidelberg's boundaries.
Citiparks’ Cinema in the Parks, Poetry readings, Squirrel Hillbillies perform in Schenley Park, Health fair in Lincoln-Lemington and more...
The failure of many municipalities to provide science-based stewardship of their wild places has led to massive
Darby Kreiser, just tagging along when his older brother took the state Hunter-Trapper Education course, passed the course himself.
Big brown trout can feed aggressively, brazenly -- even recklessly -- under the cover of darkness.
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.