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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: Walleyes concentrate in cold water JEFF KNAPP: Walleyes concentrate in cold water
3 days ago - - JEFF KNAPP
One of the region’s better late-season fishing options is the walleye action found on the Allegheny River. Having a well thought-out game plan can help one make good use of the limited daylight of the season. [Read More]
OUTDOORS: Allegheny offers good waterfowl options OUTDOORS: Allegheny offers good waterfowl options
1 week ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The pursuit of ducks and geese may take a back seat in our area, overshadowed by the rich opportunities for whitetailed deer, wild turkey and black bear. But there is good waterfowling sport available for those looking for hunting options outside the norm. [Read More]
OUTDOORS: Game lands app a good tool OUTDOORS: Game lands app a good tool
1 week ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The State Game Lands App, available for iPhone and Android smartphones, is a good tool, one many hunters will find useful. [Read More]
OUTDOORS: Turkey hunters face challenge OUTDOORS: Turkey hunters face challenge
1 week ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Fall turkey hunters will likely experience a challenging yet rewarding season this year. Given the severity of last year’s winter, it’s natural many hunter will have questions as to what to expect for the 2014 season. Read on to find the answers. [Read More]
OUTDOORS: In search for game, find the food OUTDOORS: In search for game, find the food
1 week ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Ask any seasoned hunter for a tip or two on locating any particular game animal or bird and you’ll likely hear a response that includes available foods. [Read More]
OUTDOORS: Grouse outlook 'guarded' OUTDOORS: Grouse outlook 'guarded'
1 week ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Throughout the springtime I consistently bumped into grouse while fishing trout streams in the backwoods and traveling the rural roads to get in and out of these places. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Friends go on new excursion JEFF KNAPP: Friends go on new excursion
3 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Propelled by a delicate roll cast, the green caddis larvae fly landed lightly in the clear, cool water of the West Branch of Caldwell Creek. The modest current washed the size 12 fly downstream to a submerged tree branch, where a 12-inch wild brown trout shot out and seized it. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Hair dressings perfect for fall fishing JEFF KNAPP: Hair dressings perfect for fall fishing
4 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Like a mechanic’s vast array of tools, fishing lures have specific applications where they work best. A service technician wouldn’t reach for a screwdriver to remove a lug nut. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Autumn adventures on horizon
5 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The rapidly changing sky took on a blustery fall-like appearance as I drove the short distance from the northern Jefferson County trout stream to my camp in neighboring Clarion County. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: These trips worth taking in fall JEFF KNAPP: These trips worth taking in fall
6 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
While the major hunting seasons are at the door, there are still many great fishing opportunities available in the coming fall months. Here is a look at four of them. [Read More]
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