November 15, 2008 RSS feed / Outdoors

THE WILY WHITETAIL

The whitetail deer is an incredibly versatile animal. From cities to farmland, forests to desert, it is able to survive and flourish in almost every niche of North America. The whitetail deer is extremely adaptable. More...

UNETHICAL BEHAVIOR HURTS ALL

Have you ever wondered why so many trespassing signs have popped up on private land on the elk range in recent years? This year, some things happened during the elk hunt to explain it. More...

Deer management campaign

The Game Commission has stepped up its activities to educate the public about its deer management policies. More...

POACHERS BEWARE: THINGS ARE NOT ALWAYS WHAT THEY SEEM

Keith Frederick was heading to work when, off to his left, he spotted a massive deer, partly obscured by a patch of hawthorns. The daybreak sun added a brilliance to the ample sixpoint rack as the whitetail chewed on the lush vegetation. More...

Photo

An autumn's worth of scouting and countless hours in the woods since paid off for Austin's Oren Stuckey Wednesday morning when this massive eight-point buck came within range. This buck was taken below Wharton in southern Potter County. More...

Archery bear season Nov. 19, 20

Hunters planning to participate in the state's archery bear season on Nov. 19 and 20 must have a general hunting license and a bear license from the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Season will be held in units 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 2G, 3A, 4A, 4B and 4D. More...