Just an FYI: outdoors stories in the PPG by Mr. John Hayes will not appear in print going forward but will only be published online under “Lifestyles/Outdoors” The good news is that the e-version will include a weekly newsletter with an enhanced Fishing Report, relevant stories from the Post-Gazette archives, and additional material that could not fit […]
Dave lives in Murrysville. Happily married 42 years (Marsha), 2 wonderful daughters and 5 perfect grandchildren. Retired from Westinghouse nuclear side after 42 years in 2018. Started fishing late in life, not really much until retirement. Love fly fishing and slowly acquiring enough skill to occasionally catch fish. Tying a little and enjoy that as […]
The internet really is a wonderful thing. A friend sent a link to a blog put out by the guides at Avidmax, fly shop in Colorado. It’s worth a read, especially if you’re new to the sport or ocassionally have trouble catching trout. Click here to get to the article.
Meet our newest member, Steven T. StrausbaughSteve has long-standing roots in western PA and fishing traditions. Born and raised in Shenango Township, Lawrence County PA – Steve grew up going to Lake Arthur, Shenango Lake, Wilhem and Pymatuning with dad and grandpa. Trout season has been a life-long tradition with both friends and family – […]
The annual Fly Fishing Film Tour, sponsored in this area by International Angler and Casting for Recovery, will be a virtual event this year. Buy your ticket(s) in person at International Angler, receive a QR code for your phone, and stream the show from the comfort of your own home anytime you choose between March […]
Brood X cicadas will be emerging this year in late May and early June. The emergence areas are somewhat distant from Pittsburgh but may be worth the travel. Click Here for an emergence chart. Click here for more information. Greg Hoover has a nice pattern; Click here to see it.
We often think of seafood as only coming from the ocean, but the US has freshwater fisheries as well. Dr. Russell Cuhel will talk about how climate change is affecting the Lake Michigan ecosystem. He was featured in the 2020 MSNBC miniseries, “What’s Eating America”, when it looked at the collapse of the southern Lake […]
Goddard State Park is in Mercer County, PA. It’s a hidden gem that I’m sure you’ve passed driving north on I-79 on the way to the Tribs. Click Here for a link to FROG…FRiends Of Goddard…website with details about the park and activities. As a fund-raiser, FROG is sponsoring a raffle for a nice bamboo […]