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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: Angling options will soon heat up on northwest lakes JEFF KNAPP: Angling options will soon heat up on northwest lakes
39 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Winter is begrudgingly releasing its icy grip on our region. Soon we’ll have a host of angling options to choose from. The state’s northwest region boasts a lot of them, particularly for warm-water species like bass, walleyes and crappies, such as the ones detailed here. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Armstrong waters off quality fishing JEFF KNAPP: Armstrong waters off quality fishing
40 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Neighboring Armstrong County has a long list of quality fishing options. Waters such as the Allegheny River, Crooked Creek Lake and Keystone Lake are well known. The county has other angling venues, though. With the weather finally warming up, it will soon be time to check them out. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Time to spring forward JEFF KNAPP: Time to spring forward
41 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
42 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
43 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
44 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
45 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
46 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
47 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
50 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]
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