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  • Bears are on the ballot in Maine as hunting methods are debated

    Bears are on the ballot in Maine as hunting methods are debated
    It has been a big year for bears in the news, especially in Maine, where voters on Nov. 4 face a question that has bedeviled other bear-heavy states: how to keep the species’ population at bay in the face of pressure from animal rights groups...
  • Orange requirements for hunters change with the seasons

    Orange requirements for hunters change with the seasons
    Muzzleloader season opened Saturday, so everyone going out in the woods needs to be aware of the fluorescent-orange requirements even if they are archery hunting. Muzzleloader bear and antlerless-only deer season runs through this Saturday, and there is...
  • College Park residents seek trapper to nab wily coyotes

    College Park residents seek trapper to nab wily coyotes
    Donn Carr and a posse of frustrated neighbors are so fed up with coyotes eating pets and stray cats in College Park that they're ready to hire a trapper to hunt down the animals. "It's horrible, I know, but these things are hunting in packs and they are...
  • Pigeon Shoot Ban Vote Today

         The state House is scheduled to vote today on a bill that among other things would ban pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania.      House Bill 1750, which the Senate passed 36-12 last week, also would ban "hunts" involving tethered animals and raising...
  • As wolves return, so do tensions with ranchers

    SEATTLE When the cougar trackers finally figured out it wasn't a big cat that was wiping out Dave Dashiell's livestock, the wolves already were on their way to killing or wounding 33 sheep. By then even dogs, traps and specialists armed with lights,...
  • Pennsylvania pigeon shoot vote has been long time coming

    Heidi Prescott and Johnna Seeton were among those who watched the state Senate finally vote late Wednesday to ban pigeon shoots and the "sport" of shooting tethered animals. I think it's fair to say that no one was happier than they were. "I've been...
  • With emphasis on convenience, reconfigured Maryland black bear hunt will have no quota in 2014

    With emphasis on convenience, reconfigured Maryland black bear hunt will have no quota in 2014
    A year after the annual Maryland black bear hunt was extended to a sixth day and the quota for the number of bears taken was not reached — both firsts since the hunt was brought back in 2004, after a 51-year absence — the schedule and some...
  • Avon's Philip Pockoski, Sport Shop Owner, Dies At 85

    AVON — Philip Pockoski, an avid sportsman and the founder of the Sportsmen's Den in Bristol and The Gunnery in Canton, died September 21. He was 85. Pockoski was born in Killingly in 1928 and was raised in Willimantic. At age 17, he joined the U.S....
  • Get your costume, and you mountain bike on for Oct. 26

    Halloween is coming, the bike tires are getting fat. Fall is a beautiful time to go mountain biking with the verdant colors of summer changing to brilliant hues of scarlet, orange and yellow. You can get out and enjoy those colors at Trexler Nature...
  • Hunting restored near Eric Frein search zone

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission has lifted the temporary prohibition on hunting and trapping within some portions of Pike County previously closed because of an ongoing search for Eric Frein, a fugitive wanted in the shooting death of a state police...
  • Game dilemma: Go old-school or use new technology

    Sometimes gadgets detract from the hunt, and sometimes add to it. I sometimes over think things, and this is a classic example. Should I buy a trail camera? It could be a fun way to see what's happening in the woods when I am not there, or it could be...