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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: Trout tough to catch on fall trip JEFF KNAPP: Trout tough to catch on fall trip
5 days ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The drive up State Route 2004 — better known as Fishing Creek Road — was like entering a cathedral. A few moments earlier we’d been surrounded by the broad fertile valleys common to Centre and southern Clinton counties. [Read More]
OUTDOORS: In the fall, get the ledhead jigs out
2 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Leadhead jigs are a mainstay of bass and walleye anglers, especially during the spring and fall, when the water is cold. For river anglers like me, jigs become increasingly effective as fall progresses and smallmouth bass move into areas of reduced current ... [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Get ready for a steelhead run JEFF KNAPP: Get ready for a steelhead run
3 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The southern shore of Lake Erie that stretches across portions of Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York, known by many anglers as Steelhead Alley, provides an exceptional opportunity to fish for quality-sized steelhead. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Walleyes concentrate in cold water JEFF KNAPP: Walleyes concentrate in cold water
5 weeks 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: Game lands app a good tool OUTDOORS: Game lands app a good tool
6 weeks 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: Allegheny offers good waterfowl options OUTDOORS: Allegheny offers good waterfowl options
6 weeks 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: In search for game, find the food OUTDOORS: In search for game, find the food
6 weeks 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: Turkey hunters face challenge OUTDOORS: Turkey hunters face challenge
6 weeks 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: Grouse outlook 'guarded' OUTDOORS: Grouse outlook 'guarded'
6 weeks 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
8 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]
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