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JEFF KNAPP

Jeff Knapp is an outdoors writer for The Indiana Gazette. His columns appear Tuesday on the Outdoors page and in the Indiana County Area Sports section on The Indiana Gazette Online.

Articles by JEFF KNAPP

JEFF KNAPP: Time to spring forward JEFF KNAPP: Time to spring forward
38 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Though the calendar suggests spring is near, reality confirms winter is very much alive and well. The promise of warmer weather will eventually be fulfilled, though not as soon as many of us would like. When it does, here are some great trips to take over the spring and summer months. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Fishing with wet flies was once a staple JEFF KNAPP: Fishing with wet flies was once a staple
39 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Typically, the saying “getting there is half the fun” doesn’t apply to fishing trips, which tend to be filled rather with eager anticipation of things to come. But when your fishing partner is any especially talented one, it’s a great opportunity for selfish interrogation. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Problems remain on Susquehanna, Juniata JEFF KNAPP: Problems remain on Susquehanna, Juniata
40 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
This year promises to be a productive one for the state’s thousands of bass anglers. From small impoundments to free-flowing rivers to large reservoirs, there’s a wide variety of bass fishing opportunities. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: It's easy to identify upstream reaches JEFF KNAPP: It's easy to identify upstream reaches
41 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Throughout the night, the rain beat its steady cadence, with a frequent crescendo, against the roof of my northwestern Pennsylvania cabin. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: PFBC assesses walleye stockings JEFF KNAPP: PFBC assesses walleye stockings
42 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Fish and Boat Commission assessments of the Allegheny River’s walleye fishery conducted over the last six years have provided insight regarding natural reproduction, the level at which river-bred fish have survived to become adults, and also the significance of a native river-strain walleye. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Erie walleye, perch looking good JEFF KNAPP: Erie walleye, perch looking good
43 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Lake Erie is a significant fishery for anglers of this area, and its status is an important topic, particularly at this time, as folks contemplate plans for the coming year. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Commission takes stock of muskies
44 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Research by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission on Canadohta Lake is aimed at providing insight as to the survival rate of stocked muskies, as well as the effects of regulations changes instituted in 2007. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Late-season grouse hunting can be enjoyable
47 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Each season has its attributes for the outdoors person: Spring’s reawakening, ushering in a host of opportunities from trout fishing to gobbler hunting; Warm summer evenings spent on a largemouth bass lake ... [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Wild bait works well in fall JEFF KNAPP: Wild bait works well in fall
57 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Indigenous species of minnows trapped from local creeks, found within the same watershed being fished, are forage that gamefish are accustomed to feeding on. [Read More]
OUTDOORS: Knowledge can help lead to success afield
58 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Preseason scouting is an important factor in hunting. Knowing the current population status of the game you’re pursuing, and perhaps even more importantly that of the food and cover options of the year, often has much to do with your success. [Read More]
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