Bird dog competition and seminars at Lehigh Valley Hunting & Fishing Extravaganza Aug. 27-28.

By Gary R. Blockus

A Sporting Life.net

After these hot August dog days of summer, it’s time to get your dog in gear.

Get your pup ready for hunting season at the 6th annual Lehigh Valley Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza Top Dog Challenge 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 at the Kempton Fairgrounds in Kempton, Pa.

The timed bird-finding event is sponsored by Pheasant Valley Farm of Robesonia, Berks County and the LVHFE, Show_Imageand is open to flushers, pointers and retrievers. Trophies are awarded at the completion of the event, and the top three places will receive Cabela’s gift cards.

In addition, 

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Pa. statewide trout opener Saturday

The Lehigh Valley’s Best and Most Complete

Fishing Report 

By GARY R. BLOCKUS of ASPORTINGLIFE.NET

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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