PGC to hold working group meeting

PGC to hold working group meeting

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to hold a public, working group meeting on Monday at the Game Commission’s headquarter...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

Guess that hawk. There are 11 species of hawks in Pennsylvania, and several of them are hard to differentiate. A Cooper’s and sharp-shinned, for...

May 21st, 2017 |  


State designation may be solution to stop alarming decline in hellbenders

State designation may be solution to stop alarming decline in hellbenders

There’s more than just notoriety that comes with being designated the official symbol of a state.In the case of the Eastern hellbender, survival...

May 21st, 2017 updated: May 21st, 2017. |  


Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Solving the mystery of gobbler hunting

Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Solving the mystery of gobbler hunting

Spring gobbler hunting is a strange endeavor.The tactics and techniques used in the sport go against all hunting norms.While noise is usually forbidde...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Fish for Free Day offers an opportunity for anyone to cast a line

Fish for Free Day offers an opportunity for anyone to cast a line

There’s one thing the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission can’t do for those interested in giving fishing a try — cast.Other than ...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Chronic Wasting Disease found in 25 deer in PA

Chronic Wasting Disease found in 25 deer in PA

The occurrence of a deadly disease in deer more than doubled in one part of the state last year, but no cases have turned up in the northeast region.C...

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


WBS Penguins’ Thomas Di Pauli has successful turkey hunt

WBS Penguins’ Thomas Di Pauli has successful turkey hunt

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins player Thomas Di Pauli (left) and Noxen resident Tony Hudak teamed up to harvest this gobbler last week in southern Luz...

May 14th, 2017 |  


Caught on camera

Caught on camera

It’s not unusual to spot turkeys and deer feeding near each other. A reader sent this trail camera photo taken in Bridgewater Township, Susqueha...

May 14th, 2017 |  


PGC officer’s name added to national memorial

PGC officer’s name added to national memorial

A Pennsylvania Game Commission officer who was shot and killed during an arrest attempt more than a century ago had his name added to the National Law...

May 14th, 2017 |  


PGC’s new leader has big plans for agency

PGC’s new leader has big plans for agency

As the new executive director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Bryan Burhans has a lot on his plate. From dealing with financial challenges to try...

May 14th, 2017 |