PGC set to vote on allowing semi-automatic rifles for hunting

PGC set to vote on allowing semi-automatic rifles for hunting

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is expected to vote on a measure to allow semi-automatic rifles to be used in several hunting seasons, including deer...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

This is a situation that usually doesn’t end well and is all too common.Pam Kopen was photographing waterfowl at Harveys Lake last fall when she...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs provides a unified voice for local hunters, anglers

Luzerne County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs provides a unified voice for local hunters, anglers

Dennis Grimes understands it’s a challenge to get people to commit the time to join a club.He was the same way, once.But four years ago, Grimes ...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Nature can be a deadly place for deer

Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Nature can be a deadly place for deer

There are records kept for deer harvested by traditional bows, crossbows and rifles.Insurance companies offer estimates of deer killed on roadways.The...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 15th, 2017. |  


Area coyote hunts coming up

Area coyote hunts coming up

The Northeast Regional Coyote Hunt sponsored by District 9 of the Pennsylvania Trappers Association will be held Jan. 27 to Jan. 29.A $2,000 grand pri...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

Sure it’s cold out now and amphibians are burrowed deep in the earth or in the mud at the bottom of a pond, but while things were unseasonably w...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Ticks killing moose in other states, but what about deer in PA?

Ticks killing moose in other states, but what about deer in PA?

Frank Kotula knows what to expect when someone brings a deer into his Wilkes-Barre taxidermy shop.Sure, the deer is likely to have a large set of antl...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Hunters in the northeast need a voice

Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Hunters in the northeast need a voice

After I spoke to Dennis Grimes, it struck how important sportsmen’s clubs are to hunters and anglers.Grimes is the president of the Luzerne Coun...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Year in Review: 2016 all about people, places and plenty of wildlife

Year in Review: 2016 all about people, places and plenty of wildlife

Sometimes the outdoors is as much about people as it is wild things and places.In 2016 we met several local people who made some pretty impressive acc...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Fish and Boat Commission making changes to muskie management on Susquehanna

Fish and Boat Commission making changes to muskie management on Susquehanna

There’s a big change coming for a big fish in the Susquehanna River.Beginning in 2017, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will no longer ...

December 24th, 2016 updated: December 25th, 2016. |