Entries by Julie Bernard

Dove Hunting

It’s always impossible to know exactly how a first hunt is going to play out, but my first dove hunt experience was far from how we had anticipated things going when we started that morning.   My friend from work and I found ourselves deep on state game lands in a secluded field, and having […]

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

Deer hunting in Pennsylvania is calling on you to help save it. It’s calling on you to save it for future generations like hunters did at the turn of the 20th century when herd numbers were decimated by overhunting for sale on the open market. With the recent expansion of Chronic Wasting Disease Management Area […]

How To Check The Status of Your Pennsylvania Antlerless Deer Tag Application

How To Check The Status of Your Pennsylvania Antlerless Deer Tag Application If you’re anything like me, patience is a hard thing to come by especially when it pertains to hunting. This rings true every July after Pennsylvania hunting licenses officially go on sale and the lead up to submitting your antlerless deer tag application. […]

4 Important Factors That Affect A Used Gun’s Value

There are a number of reasons that lead firearm owners to consider trading in a used firearm.  Perhaps a particular gun hasn’t found the use for several years that it once did. Maybe a young hunter has outgrown a youth model and is ready for a full-length stock.  Perhaps a western hunt is planned and […]

Surprise Trout Opener

To say that the spring of 2020 wasn’t normal would be an understatement. We were coming out of a fairly mild winter, and seeing unseasonably warm weather threw many of us who enjoy the outdoors out of our routines. This season’s shed hunting felt like trying to get last-minute shopping done before the big holiday. […]

PA Shed Hunting

Traditionally for hunters in Pennsylvania, the beginning of a new year on the calendar signals an end to the hunting season. Time to pack all of the gear away, enjoy your success filling a tag or make peace with one that you didn’t, and settle in for winter. It’s easy to not enjoy this time […]