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Outdoor extras, including a tip for focusing binoculars

Focusing binoculars is a two-step process when done right. We talk about that, plus look at a great Dutch oven recipe for camp and a versatile survival too.

September 4, 2018

Talking about moving the deer season opener to a Saturday

Pennsylvania’s statewide firearms deer season opener has been the Monday after Thanksgiving for decades. Debate over whether that should change continues.

September 4, 2018

Summertime bluegills a family-friendly outdoor battler

Summertime bluegills are the perfect fish to target on family outings. But that doesn’t mean they’re just for kids. Some serious fish are out there.

August 30, 2018

Hammock camping offers a new twist on familiar adventures

Hammock camping has some challenges associated with it, most tied to technique and gear. But done right, it’s a whole lot of fun.

August 29, 2018

Wildlife politics and other outdoor news

Wildlife politics often mean elected officials ignoring the advice of their own scientists. We look at that and some other outdoor news.

August 29, 2018

Pennsylvania elk hunting season could see changes

Elk hunting in Pennsylvania might look very different, and sooner rather than later. A proposal to break the hunt into three segments, one archery only, is moving forward.

August 28, 2018

Outdoor extras, including a bullhead catfish recipe

Bullhead catfish aren’t the first species anglers think about when it comes to trophies. But they’re tasty. We offer a recipe and more.

August 28, 2018

Float tube fishing for channel cats and other species

Float tube fishing isn’t something every angler has tried. But there are times when a tube is the perfect vehicle for chasing hungry fish.

August 23, 2018

Peninsula cooters unfortunate proof of pets gone wild

Peninsula cooters aren’t supposed to be found in southeastern Pennsylvania. Their presence speaks to the problem of one-time pets in the wild.

August 22, 2018

Money for fighting CWD and more outdoor news

Fighting CWD isn’t cheap. That’s got some thinking the cost should be shared a little more equally. Plus, we check other outdoor news.

August 22, 2018

Outdoor extras, including a look at kayak paddles

Kayak paddles aren’t all the same. We take a look at how to choose the right one for you among this week’s outdoor extras.

August 22, 2018

Gill lice may be a growing problem for Pennsylvania trout

Gill lice are a growing problem for Pennsylvania’s trout streams. Or are they? That’s a question biologists are trying to answer right now

August 21, 2018

Blood tracking dogs coming to Pennsylvania this fall

Blood tracking dogs are coming to Pennsylvania this fall. Handlers and hunters should get to know one another in the meantime.

August 16, 2018

Growth of black bear mange proves a continuing mystery

Mange is a growing problem in black bear populations, in Pennsylvania as well as in other states. Researchers are trying to figure out what’s going on.

August 15, 2018

Glade Run Lake progressing nicely as a fishery

Glade Run Lake is coming along pretty nicely as a rebounding fishery, it seems. Anglers should see some pretty good fishing in the future.

August 15, 2018

Getting permission for private land hunting and more outdoor news

Private land hunting requires securing the proper permission. Here’s some advice on how to get it, plus a look at other outdoor news.

August 14, 2018

Outdoor extras, including a hiking snack also good for other outdoor adventures

This week we look at a good hiking snack perfect for all outdoor adventures. Plus, there’s a new squarebill for bass fishermen and a shooting tip.

August 14, 2018

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

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.