Hey, I meant to include this in the 'Last SRS Meeting...' post published yesterday evening - but forgot. It was late last evening and I knew I wanted to get that post published and out - I was visiting a couple of friends and was a little later than I expected to be back here … Continue reading Something’s Bugging Me…!!!
Slate Run Sportsmen held its last general membership meeting of the year a couple of days ago on September 10, 2022. Sixteen SRS members in good standing and six guests were present. We 'got right into it' with our guest speakers Eric Hussar, Slate Run Sportsmen member, & District 5 Commissioner for the Pennsylvania Fish … Continue reading Last SRS Membership Meeting for Year, an Eagle, and a Fish
The Bad News... I've always been a 'bad news' first sort so... We got a call today that Greg Hoover was in the hospital and canceling his September 10th presentation to SRS. We apologize for any inconvenience regarding this occurring. We haven't really gotten any RSVPs to our email so I hope there isn't too … Continue reading The Good and the Bad… News
It's been brought to our attention that the PA DCNR are seeking public comment on their proposed expansion of E-Bike use on DCNR properties. For those of you Email Followers that either reside or frequent this area in Pennsylvania, you may want to read on and express your opinion on this matter. This link - … Continue reading PA E-Bike Usage Expansion Proposed – Your Chance to Email DCNR to Comment
A 'Prequel' Note I realize that many of you who 'follow' this blog get an email with the content of this post in it. I believe most may simply read the email and that's that. This is perfectly fine. However, the full 'experience' of viewing this update is not necessarily coming through to you when … Continue reading Bridge Progress & Low Water Conditions
We held our 2021-22 season concluding SRS Membership meeting today. It was attended with about 25 members who enjoyed this last regular membership meeting of the calendar year. 9-11-2021 SRS Membership meeting. While some of our business was abbreviated, we had a long discussion about the ATV Pilot Program that is being implemented by the … Continue reading Slate Run Sportsmen’s Fall 2021 Membership Meeting
Today - the dew point started to fall… drop. The air isn't quite as sticky as it has been for the past many days. I managed to deal with a pressing issue at the cabin and take care of some SRS business earlier this week. It seemed to take up most of my time though … Continue reading The ‘Do…Point…Drop’, or the dew point drop?
I got back several days ago in order to attend a Pine Creek Watershed Council meeting and the Pine Creek Preservation Association (PCPA) picnic. It is pretty typical early August weather here so it's pretty hot and humid now. This is to be expected and the water temperature in Pine is high enough to leave … Continue reading Hot August
I have been on the Rail to Trails and fishing over the past two days. I've seen quite an assortment of wildlife as a result - seeing more rattlesnakes than I've seen probably in the last 20 years! First, I heard from my neighbor say that he saw one crossing Pine Creek about a week … Continue reading Last Brookie Of Summer
My friend Harry stopped in today. I've been fishing with him since the mid-1980s. The water has been so low for so long that we thought it best to not go fishing. So he said he was going to go hiking up in the Algerine Swamp Natural Area. We talked about this for a little … Continue reading The Algerine Swamp Natural Area