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Drone Bills Pass The Pa. Senate

The sponsor of the bills says the legislation is prompted by sportsmen in Massachusetts who expressed concerns about drones being used to videotape legal hunting and fishing.

06/27/2014

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Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Mummers, Marbles and A Celebration Of Italian-American Heritage

Father’s Day weekend is a busy one in the Wildwoods.

06/06/2014

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Best 10 State Parks For A New York Summer Day Trip

Escape the sweat and grime of the city by traveling to a green, lush New York State Park this summer.

06/03/2013

(John McArdle surf fishing at Cape May Point, NJ.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Author Creates ‘The Total Fishing Manual’

Millions of Americans fish, often with techniques handed down for generations. A Yardley resident is the lead author of a book that aims to be the one-stop source for angler knowledge.

06/01/2013

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Top Spots To Go Fishing In Philadelphia

Hook the big one at one of these great fishing spots in the Philadelphia area.

05/25/2013

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New Jersey’s Fishing Industry Struggling To Recover From Sandy

New Jersey governor Chris Christie is requesting a federal disaster declaration for the states commercial and recreational fishing industries that support over 14,000 jobs and generate, according to Christie, about $2.7 billion in economic activity.

11/14/2012

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Getaway Guide: Pocono Mountains

As the calendar turns, the colors of autumn aren’t far behind. They can be found within two hours of home in the expansive Pocono Mountains.

09/13/2012

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River Otter Attacks Fisherman In Western Pennsylvania

A western Pennsylvania fisherman is recovering after a river otter swam over and repeatedly bit and scratched him.

09/12/2012

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Whether For Sport Or Food, Fishermen Are Out Along The Delaware

Many fishing along area rivers say they do it for the sport. They catch the fish, maybe take a video or picture, then throw it back.

07/19/2012

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Top Spring ‘Buddy Trips’ For Guys

Legends have been created around the “Buddy Getaway” and male bonding. But the latter has nothing to do with it. It’s mostly about just recapturing those youthful days of bachelorhood.

05/10/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?

03/19/2012

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Guide To Fun On The Water In Philadelphia

You can hang out on the waters of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers year round, but with the temperature rising, why not go now?

06/14/2011

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On World Oceans Day, Seafood Cookbook Author Warns Of Over-Fishing

National Geographic Fellow Barton Seaver is not against eating seafood. He’s the author of the cookbook For Cod and Country, but he says technology has made commercial fishing so efficient that it threatens the very species people consume.

06/08/2011

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Louisiana Sportsman Discusses The Environmental Damage In The Gulf

Chris Macaluso, host of a hunting and fishing radio show, says Louisiana’s motto Sportsman’s Paradise, is endangered less by spilled oil but by 100 years of making the Mississippi River safe for shipping.

04/24/2011

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Top Fishing Holes

There are more than 85,000 miles of streams and rivers, along with 4,000 inland lakes and ponds, that cover 160,000 acres of land in the Philly area, so put them to good use with our list of top spots for fishing.

CBS Philly–09/21/2010