Weaknecht Bow Fair Highlights LVHFE


By Gary R. Blockus

A Sporting Life.net

This may be year 11 for the Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza, but the Weaknecht 50-Target 3-D Bow Fair surpasses it and then some.


Weaknecht’s Bow Fair is one of the big draws to the annual hunting, fishing and everything outdoors show that will be held at the Kempton Fairgrounds 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday Aug. 27 and Sunday,Aug. 28.

Bow hunters from miles around will be honing their skills in real-life hunting situations throughout each day in Weaknecht Bow Fair’s challenging 50-target, 3-D Course set up in woodland, hillside, rolling grass field and raised stations.


The shoot is split into two sections with archers taking aim at targets placed at moderate distances for the “Traditional Shoot” and others at longer, more difficult distances in the

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Love is what we need as a society

In this grand age of America dividing itself in opposites between I’m right so you have to be wrong, whether it’s on gun control vs. 2nd Amendment; Hillary vs. Donald, Tea Party vs extreme liberals, I pray that we find the middle of the road, the common ground using one guiding principal from Paul in his letter to the Corinthians: “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love; but the greatest of these is love.”
Unless you want to argue about that, too.

Grab your camera for the LVHFE Photo Contest


Get your cameras ready and prepare to use The Great Outdoors as your backdrop.

The third annual Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza Photography Contest sponsored by Cabela’s will be judged Aug. 27 and 28 at the 11th annual outdoors show once again being held  at the Kempton Fairgrounds.


“The photo contest theme this year is ‘What A Wonderful World’,” explained Jeannie Carl, the coordinator for the photography contest. “We’re just trying to inspire photographers to get out there and take a long look at their world. The photos can be a sunrise, a sunset, a child playing in a puddle, a dog, whatever. We just want photographers to get a sense of what’s around them and connect with it.”

The contest features three categories: Wildlife; Macro; and Landscape, and people can be in the landscape to make the shot more interesting.

The deadline for entry is

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Get ready for the 11th Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza

Gather the family and pets and circle the weekend of Aug. 27-28 on your calendar to celebrate and promote hunting, fishing and the great outdoors.

The 11th annual Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza, sponsored by Rothrock Motors, Horwith Freightliner, Cabela’s, Hatfield Quality Meats and Stihl, will take place 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27-28 at the Kempton Fairgrounds in Kempton, Pa.


The family-friendly, kid-friendly outdoors show has something for everyone, even the family dog with the Top Dog hunting challenge.

This is a show where

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Pa. statewide trout opener Saturday

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It’s about time Pennsylvania!

No, that’s not a reference to the legalization of medicinal marijuana in the Commonwealth, but to the start of the statewide trout season.

Anglers in the Lehigh Valley and other areas of Southeastern Pennsylvania have been legally fishing for trout in the local waters since April 2. The rest of the state anglers who weren’t willing to travel here – and many were – get to cast their first lines 8 a.m. Saturday, April 16 with the

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