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2014/10/19 08:00
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BEAR CREEK — The bell on the collar of Maxine, a German shorthaired pointer, went “cling-clang,” “cling-clang” as she zigzagged through the fields searching for ring-necked pheasants. Her owner, Fred...
2014/10/19 08:00
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2014/10/19 03:07
2014/10/19 03:07
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Bob Long watched the pheasant land in a nearby field and knew the three junior hunters he was mentoring were about to get some action. Long, president of the United Sportsmen Camp 271 club in...
2014/10/18 15:49
2014/10/18 15:49
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Nearly seven years into Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale drilling boom, wildlife officials say the state's elk population continues to flourish despite concerns about industrial footprints, wildlife...
2014/10/18 14:05
2014/10/18 14:05
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The Pennsylvania Senate, possibly for the first time in its history, stood up against the NRA leadership and extreme gun-rights groups, and voted to ban pigeon shoots. The senators correctly called...
2014/10/18 13:46
2014/10/18 13:46
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Two limited archery/flintlock muzzleloader hunts for antlerless deer have been scheduled for the controlled access areas of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area,...
2014/10/17 12:25
2014/10/17 12:25
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Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director R. Matthew Hough today thanked state senators for their unanimous support on an initiative to improve safety for Wildlife Conservation Officers. The...
2014/10/16 22:06
2014/10/16 22:06
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Despite opposition and advice from conservation groups and land trust officials, the fight against House Bill 1565 appears to be going for naught. Known as Pennsylvania's Clean Streams Act, House...
2014/10/16 16:46
2014/10/16 16:46
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HARRISBURG (AP) Guns were a hot topic Wednesday in the Pennsylvania Senate, which voted to back a ban on pigeon shoots and for a bill to give groups like the National Rifle Association legal standing...
2014/10/13 22:35
2014/10/13 22:35
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A lot of businesses say Eric Frein can't be caught soon enough! That's especially true of some businesses that were affected by recent hunting bans in the search area. It's the first deer of the...
2014/10/13 20:46
2014/10/13 20:46
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No matter what the appearance of the rifle, Pennsylvania's antlerless muzzleloader deer season provides a unique one-shot challenge for hunters. This year's eight-day antlerless muzzleloader season...
2014/10/13 20:09
2014/10/13 20:09
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A new form of an incurable wildlife disease has been found in New Jersey, officials say. Two cases of bluetongue virus in deer are the first instances of the illness in either New Jersey or...
2014/10/13 04:40
2014/10/13 04:40
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MORGANTOWN - The Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia released a rehabilitated Bald Eagle back into the wild on Sunday at Cheat Lake Park. She was one of their “local” eagles that was found...
2014/10/12 16:52
2014/10/12 16:52
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Gretchen Mckay, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014, 3:01 AM Don't forget a water bottle, they cautioned, because there's no refreshment on the trail. And go for the 3.2-mile...
2014/10/12 04:07
2014/10/12 04:07
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When Tim Foglio finally gets to climb into his tree stand to do some archery hunting, he’ll wonder. Foglio is the manager of the Mink Pond Hunting Club, a 2,500-acre expanse nestled in Delaware and...
2014/10/12 02:11
2014/10/12 02:11
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It's a complicated disease. But with a new bill that was publicly signed into law Oct. 6 by Gov. Tom Corbett, Lyme disease will receive more attention and prevention efforts in Pennsylvania — with a...
2014/10/11 22:11
2014/10/11 22:11
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Legislation allowing wildlife conservation officers (WCOs) to wear body cameras has passed the House and has been sent to the Senate, where game and fisheries officials are urging quick action. Rep....
2014/10/11 13:46
2014/10/11 13:46
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One of the largest bull elk ever recorded in Pennsylvania was shot illegally along with two other bulls this month, and three Centre County men have been charged with teaming in a poaching effort, the...
2014/10/09 20:27
2014/10/09 20:27
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Jere Dunkelberger says business is slow at Dunkelberger's Sporting Outfitter, on Main Street in Stroudsburg, but he understands. (FoxNews.com) CANADENSIS, Pa. – In northeastern Pennsylvania, where...
2014/10/08 19:43
2014/10/08 19:43
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BLOOMING GROVE, PA — Pennsylvania State Police say they will not comment on a letter reportedly written by accused cop-killer Matthew Frein. The letter was reported by CNN on October 6, and quoted law...
2014/10/07 20:46
2014/10/07 20:46
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One dog was killed and another severely injured during two recent bear attacks in Mahoning Township, but state game officials said "nuisance bear" calls are on the same pace as 2013. "We're seeing...
2014/10/19 08:00
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