Expo organizer’s ban on assault weapons irks some
Some gun enthusiasts are calling for a boycott of what’s billed as Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor-sports show because of a ban on displays of assault weapons.
Lesions found on Susquehanna River smallmouth bass
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission says there’s a serious problem with disease being found in smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River.
Bear harvest numbers mixed
Bear season appears to have been a mixed bag in the region, with the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s preliminary harvest figures showing a big increase in the number of animals taken in Somerset County and a commensurate decline in the Cambria County kill.
Police: Fayette County man shot teen spotting deer
Police have charged a man with aggravated assault for allegedly shooting a teenage girl who was using a spotlight to look for deer near his Fayette County home.
Quemahoning outflow could soon support trout fishing
Although the Cambria Somerset Authority (CSA) and its various partners have added an amazing variety of outdoor recreational opportunities to the Quemahoning Reservoir, there are still some areas lacking.
Answers may be near at Somerset Lake
Ever since the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) drawdown of Somerset Lake in early February, the agency has been bombarded with questions about the dam and its future.
There have been few answers. But, solid information may not be far off.
Corbett signs anti-poaching law
Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law tougher anti-poaching legislation that increases the maximum fine for illegally harvesting fish from $200 to $5,000 and extends the period the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat commission can revoke fishing and boating privileges from two to five years.
Some Pa. hunters face new rules
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has established new rules for hunters in parts of the commonwealth as part of its response to the state’s first case of a fatal deer disease.
Pa. confirms first case of fatal deer disease
The state’s first case of chronic wasting disease has been found at a central Pennsylvania deer farm, and agriculture officials said they are working to prevent the fatal illness from spreading among animals.
Groups merge to improve waterways
Question: What do trout fishermen, one of the state’s biggest conservation organizations and a national power company have in common?
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