The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Outdoors

Outdoors
  • Seven Springs set for U.S. Open Snowboarding Qualifiers

    Shaun White competed in a U.S. Open Snowboarding Qualifier. So did Craig Kelly, Kelly Clark and Terje Haaksonen.
    Those names are giants of in the world of snowboarding and it’s possible the next big name will be at Seven Springs Mountain Resort this weekend as the long-running event takes place in conjunction with a U.S. Revolutions Tour stop. The event is scheduled to run through Thursday.

    January 31, 2013

  • Morgan wins predator hunt

    Sean Morgan of Northern Cambria was top dog in the coyote category of Jerome Sportsmen’s Association’s third annual Adam Deist Memorial Predator Hunt.

    January 29, 2013

  • Outdoors show postponed amid backlash

    A large Pennsylvania outdoors show was postponed indefinitely Thursday after its organizers’ ban on assault weapons triggered a backlash and a growing vendor boycott.

    January 25, 2013

  • Habitat project set for Feb. 9

    Jerome Sportsmen’s Association, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Cambria Somerset Authority, will be working on wildlife habitat improvement Feb. 9 at the Quemahoning Reservoir, near Hollsopple.

    January 18, 2013

  • Expo organizer’s ban on assault weapons irks some

    Some gun enthusiasts are calling for a boycott of what’s billed as Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor-sports show because of a ban on displays of assault weapons.

    January 16, 2013

  • Lesions found on Susquehanna River smallmouth bass

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission says there’s a serious problem with disease being found in smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River.

    January 2, 2013

  • Bear harvest numbers mixed

    Bear season appears to have been a mixed bag in the region, with the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s preliminary harvest figures showing a big increase in the number of animals taken in Somerset County and a commensurate decline in the Cambria County kill.

    December 16, 2012

  • Police: Fayette County man shot teen spotting deer

    Police have charged a man with aggravated assault for allegedly shooting a teenage girl who was using a spotlight to look for deer near his Fayette County home.

    November 14, 2012

  • quemahoming 6.JPG Quemahoning outflow could soon support trout fishing

    Although the Cambria Somerset Authority (CSA) and its various partners have added an amazing variety of outdoor recreational opportunities to the Quemahoning Reservoir, there are still some areas lacking.

    November 6, 2012 1 Photo

  • lake.JPG Answers may be near at Somerset Lake

    Ever since the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) drawdown of Somerset Lake in early February, the agency has been bombarded with questions about the dam and its future.
    There have been few answers. But, solid information may not be far off.

    October 28, 2012 1 Photo

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