Month: February 2007

When Sorry Doesn’t Count

I had intended on staying out of this mess. Really, I had. Jim Zumbo wrote a piece on his blog equating semiautomatic rifles as “terrorist” rifles, and stating there was no legitimate hunting reason to own such. It was a

Posted in General, Hunting, Shooting

Little J Public Water

A judge has ruled the Little Juniata River is navigable and therefore public property. Big win for Pennsylvania anglers. See this NY Times article and the story in Outdoor News. For years, [Donny] Beaver and his [Spring Ridge Club] had

Posted in Fishing

Good Gun Guy Gets Bum Rap

A local gun shop helps the feds trap some felons.  You might think some kuddos are in store.  Not for Tanner’s Sport Center in Jamison, PA.  Instead, they got featured as a shady dealer on the Brady Center to Prevent

Posted in General, Hunting, Shooting

Trapping Still Open

In the past, we’ve written very little about trapping.  Mostly because I have yet to get into this sport.  But it clearly is an interesting hobby. Check out the article sent in by alert reader from the Philadelphia Inquirer: Lynch,

Posted in General, Hunting

Valentine’s Day

It’s a made-up holiday for the card makers, chocolate factories, and rose greenhouses. But most women expect something. So why not check out some of these offerings. 2005 Valentine’s Day Post. (We neglected, as all should, Valentine’s Day in 2006).

Posted in General

Concealed Weapon Law

On November 29, 2006, Governor Rendell signed into a law a change that allows a hunter which a valid personal protection permit to carry a concealed weapon while hunting. Act No. 2006-162 Section 1.  Title 34 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated

Posted in Hunting, Shooting

Phil Says …

Punxsutawney Phil says Spring is coming! Phil’s official forecast as read 2/2/07 at 7:28 a.m. at Gobbler’s Knob: El Nino has caused high winds, heavy snow, ice and freezing temperatures in the west. Here in the East with much mild

Posted in General

Live Targets

Oops, someone did it again; used live animals as targets. This time, it was turkeys. Dozens of domestic turkeys were staked to bales of straw and used as live targets at an archery contest, according to authorities who charged a

Posted in General, Shooting