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  • Here are the outdoors briefs for the week that began Nov. 20

    Gary Glunt of Black Ash Sportsman’s Club discusses the club’s youth pheasant hunt and chef Lisa Beck has a recipe for pheasant in cream sauce this week on Crawford County Outdoors on Armstrong channel 23.

    November 21, 2013 1 Story

  • Here are area outdoors news briefs for the week starting Nov. 6

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission reminds boaters that Nov. 1 marked the first day of mandatory life jacket wearing on boats less than 16 feet in length. This regulation that first went into effect in 2012 states that a person shall wear a Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device (PFD or life jacket) during the cold weather months from Nov. 1 through April 30 while underway or at anchor on boats less than 16 feet in length or any canoe or kayak.
    More information: Visit fishandboat.com.

    November 7, 2013

  • Important reminder for boaters: Mandatory life jacket period starts Friday

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission reminds boaters that Friday marks the first day of mandatory life jacket wearing on boats less than 16 feet in length. This regulation that first went into effect in 2012 states that a person shall wear a Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device (PFD or life jacket) during the cold weather months from Nov. 1 through April 30 while underway or at anchor on boats less than 16 feet in length or any canoe or kayak.

    October 31, 2013

  • Live buck.jpg 50-some-year veterans hunter shares tips that helped him hunt down 'Titan,' a 10-point buck

    I’ve been deer hunting with a bow, rifle or muzzleloader for 50-some odd years and in the process I’ve made just about every mistake in the book. But I’ve learned a ton of information about the whitetail deer.

    October 30, 2013 2 Photos 1 Story

  • Here are news briefs about outdoor events and activities for the week starting Oct. 30

    Duane Koller will talk with exhibitors at Antlers & Anglers and Lisa Beck makes wild west venison chili and venison cheese dip during the weeks of Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 on Crawford County Outdoors on Armstrong channel 23.

    October 30, 2013 1 Story

  • Walnut Creek Marina.jpg Big news for anglers: Date set for Walnut Creek Marina to open for fishing

    The Walnut Creek Marina basin will open for fishing at noon on Nov. 7, according to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

    October 25, 2013 1 Photo

  • Plan your outdoors activities with these notes for the week beginning Oct. 23

    The Erie National Wildlife Refuge is now accepting bids for trapping on the refuge. The refuge has nine trapping units in the Sugar Lake Division and seven units in the Seneca Division. Bids are due by today at 1 p.m. at the refuge headquarters at 11296 Wood Duck Lane, Guys Mills, which will also be the time of the public bid opening.
    To submit a bid, trappers must complete an application for trapping form, which can be obtained at the refuge office. Maps showing the trapping units are available from the refuge office.
    Bids were originally due on Oct. 2 before the federal government shutdown closed the refuge and postponed the public bid opening.

    October 23, 2013

  • The Crawford County Conservation District has a number of fun and educational events planned for November and December

    The Crawford County Conservation District will offer several environmental education programs to the public at the Woodcock Creek Nature Center, 21724 German Road, Meadville, throughout November and December.

    October 16, 2013

  • Gilson:Audubon winner.jpg Local photographer wins honors in worldwide Audubon nature contest

    With more than 350 entries from 153 photographers from around the world, Meadville photographer Ricardo Gilson was a winner in the 2013 Jamestown, N.Y., Audubon Nature Photography Contest.

    October 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • Here is your listing of outdoor events and news for the week beginning Oct. 16

    The Crawford County Conservation District holds a “Big Trees Ravine Walk” today from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Greendale Cemetery in Meadville.
    Greendale Cemetery ravine is a throwback to an earlier time in Pennsylvania’s forested history and features some of the oldest specimin trees in Crawford County. Meet outside the Randolph Street entrance of the cemetery and accompany Mark Lewis, service forest for the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, before heading to the ravine. All children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.
    More information or to register: Call Kathy Uglow at 763-5269 or visit crawfordconservation.com.

    October 16, 2013 2 Stories

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