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Outdoors

Life on the Susquehanna

YORK (AP) — The river flowed easy, like poured syrup, which made Devin Winand smile as he pulled one kayak after another onto the shore. A few couples strolled the river’s edge as the evening sky blushed to pink. A lone paddleboarder dropped in a fishing line. The summer-sweet air ...

Falconry, an ancient form of hunting, finds new devotees

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The red-tailed hawk sat perched on the twisted limb of an old, dead tree, its eyes locked on the woman traipsing through the briars and thickets below. Wherever Jade Chen went, Candy Corn, the hawk, followed. Sometimes Chen, 33, had to blow a small whistle around her ...

Outdoors Calendar

Atkinson Mills Sportsmen’s Club ¯ Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The club is located at 55 Sportsmen Club Lane, McVeytown; email atkinsonmillssportsmensclub@gmail.com; online at http://atkinsonmills-sportsmensclub.weebly.com Blue Rock Sportsman ...

New business offers sled dog tours in Jackson Hole

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Four years ago Abby Jacques had one dog and didn’t own a business. Now she has 42 dogs and they are her business. Jacques is in her first winter running Call of the WYld, a dog sled tour company that runs out of Teton Village. She’s not only the first woman in the ...

PA Game Commission to release 23,000 pheasants

From staff reports HARRISBURG— Pennsylvania’s pheasant hunters have one last opportunity this season to hunt newly released birds. The seventh and final pheasant releases of 2020 are scheduled for Dec. 22 and 23. More than 10 percent of the pheasants allocated for release in 2020 are ...

Hanover eagle cam returns for the 2021 nesting season

From staff reports HARRISBURG — A new season of live-streamed action from a bald-eagle nest near Codorus State Park in Hanover, Pa. is underway. The Pennsylvania Game Commission today announced its popular Eagle Cam, a joint project with partners HDOnTap and Comcast Business, has ...