May 31, 2014 RSS feed / Outdoors

Spring in the Pa. Wilds: Fawn sightings, brook trout

Usually the talk among outdoors folks in the Pennsylvania Wilds during late May evolves to, “Have you seen a fawn yet?”  Over the next several weeks the majority of pregnant deer will give birth. More...

$3.9 M Pa. fawn sur vival study proposed

Another deer study is on the Pa. Game Commission drawing board.  Staffers have asked the directors to okay a $3.9 million research project to determine the impact of reducing predator populations on the survival of fawns. More...

Show some respect for elk; CWD threat on the rise

We weren’t even into June yet, so I was not expecting to see a mother elk followed by a small, spotted newborn calf walking along the edge of the field as I rounded a curve on Winslow Hill. Most cows don’t give birth this early.  More...

Drum, Henry derby Sunday

Plans are taking shape for the 60th annual Drum and Henry Fishing Derby, to be held on Sunday, June 1, at the Bucktail Rod and Gun Club in Sizer Run. It’s open to anglers age 14 and under and will run from 1-4 pm. Prizes will be awarded.  More...