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Rattling bucks an amazing technique when it works

Rattling bucks in to your stand takes a lot of dedication, as it doesn’t always work. but when it does, the results can be impressive.

August 9, 2018

Public shooting ranges perfect for August, National Shooting Sports Month

Public shooting ranges are more common than you might think. But with August being National Shooting Sports Month, now is the time to find one.

August 9, 2018

Book Lovers Day: Bob Frye recommends his top outdoors reads

In honor of National Book Lovers Day, we had editor Bob Frye compile a list of his favorite books about Read the full article…

August 9, 2018

Snakeheads and more outdoors news

Northern snakeheads are a love them or hate them kind of fish, and they’re spreading. We’ve got word on them and other outdoor news.

August 8, 2018

Hiking through history reveals Pennsylvania wonders

Hiking through history in Pennsylvania means exploring battles, industrial innovations, wildlife and conservation success stories and more.

August 7, 2018

A northern pike recipe and other outdoor extras

We’ve got a northern pike recipe, a tip for late summer food plots and a handy tool for any camping outing.

August 7, 2018

Dutch Fork Lake and other fisheries surveyed

Dutch Fork Lake has potential, but will have to overcome a carp problem. Plus, we look at some other lakes.

August 7, 2018

A troubling future for hunting, fishing and outdoor sports

The future of hunting and fishing, and by extension wildlife and fish management, are in jeopardy.

August 2, 2018

Ruffed grouse show problems dealing with wildlife diseases

A new era of wildlife diseases is upon us. How to find, monitor and manage such ailments is proving challenging.

August 2, 2018

Outdoors extras, including an award-winning soft lure

The votes are in and there’s a best new soft lure for freshwater fishing for 2018. We take a look and offer up some additional extras.

August 1, 2018

Non-lead ammunition and other outdoor news

Non-lead ammunition is back in the news. We’ve got word on that, plus other outdoor news.

August 1, 2018

Fish and Boat executive director John Arway retiring

John Arway is retiring as executive director of the Fish and Boat Commission, ending a 38-year career there.

August 1, 2018

Green herons fascinating, tool-wielding water birds

Green herons are pretty fascinating creatures, all things told. How many other birds use tools to make their lives as fishermen, after all?

July 31, 2018

Tested: Three 6.5 Creedmoor rifles for deer hunting

The 6.5 Creedmoor is the latest and greatest cartridge for deer hunting, or so they say. But how did three rifles chambered in that caliber really perform? We take a look.

July 26, 2018

A roundup of outdoors news, including a look at stressed fish

Stressed fish are often ultimately dead fish, at least as it applies to trout, steelhead and salmon in warm weather. We take a look at that and other outdoor news from around the country.

July 25, 2018

Cabin camping a comfortably unique change of pace

Cabin camping doesn’t equate to roughing it, I’ll admit that. But it has its own rewards when it comes to enjoying the outdoors.

July 25, 2018

Outdoors extras, including an outdoor photo tip and new tool

We’ve got an outdoor photo tip for all of you who like to take pictures on your adventures. Plus, we look at a handy tool for hikers and offer up a walleye recipe.

July 23, 2018

A license fees promise made, but will it be kept?

Pennsylvania lawmakers have promised — again — to increase fishing license fees to support services to anglers. Will they actually follow through this time?

July 23, 2018

White tails on whitetails are predictors of the future

Those white tails on white-tailed deer? There’s a lot more to them than you might suspect. They’re actually signalling devices that convey all kinds of information.

July 19, 2018

Campfire éclair a simple, fun, tasty outdoors treat

A campfire éclair is a simple, fun and tasty dessert that’s a real hit with most campers, including adults and children alike. So how to make them? Here’s your answer.

July 19, 2018

Outdoors extras, including this year’s best freshwater hard lure

The best freshwater hard lure of 2018, as voted on by the fishing industry? We’ve got word of it right here, along with a fishing tip and snack for the trail.

July 18, 2018

Better defining public hunting the goal of new rules likely coming to PA

Just how do you define public hunting in Pennsylvania anyway? That’s a question Pennsylvania Game Commissioners are trying to answer.

July 18, 2018

Good news on mentored catfish, bad news on walleyes and muskies

Mentored catfish opportunities aimed primarily at urban youngsters are coming to Pennsylvania. That’s the good news. The bad? Efforts to produce fisheries at two other lakes aren’t working.

July 13, 2018

Baits to consider for summertime bass fishing

Bass fishing offers the chance to experiment with all different kinds of lures. Here’s a look at where and why to fish some.

July 11, 2018

Tips on dealing with mice in trail shelters

Trail shelters are relatively comfortable, nice places to stay when hiking and backpacking. But spending a night in the most frequently used ones often means having company in the form of resident mice.

July 10, 2018

Outdoors extras, including a tip for staying in hunting shape

Are you in hunting shape? If not, now’s the time to start changing things. We also look at a fish recipe and a tool for shooters.

July 10, 2018

Changes in rules mean potentially less wildlife funding for states

Federal wildlife funding — or the rules for how it’s allocated — are undergoing changes. That could mean less money for state wildlife agencies like the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

July 9, 2018

Bob Frye is a storyteller with a passion for all things outdoors. He hunts, he fishes, he hikes, he camps, he paddles, backpacks and snowshoes depending on the season. If he’s not an expert at anything, it’s because he’s passionate to try a little bit of everything.