this is my second year of hunting I have learned a lot more by reading and under standing what I am looking for to my under standing morels will start coming out any day now I live around moraine state park could any please be kind in helping me out with a few tips on find any this year thanks and happy hunting
mushieman... Moraine is loaded with all of the right stuff... So is McConnell's Mill area... tons of spots up your way. Tip for finding grays and yellows: Learn your elms. Seriously! Until you get a feel for what areas look right stick to the elms. Not the giant type street line elms but the small and mid size elms. Study them until you could spot them in an instant from fifty yards away. That means by bark and general shape. Several trees have identical leaves and morel season is usually over by the time the leaves flush. Later you can graduate to which elms and where. For now, check them all... 2 or 3 seasons in and you will learn how not to waste time. Good luck!
Rip, good to hear from you.... Happy 2013..... Not going to make it out to the burgh this spring maybe a fall trip to see the steelers/Hens. Good Luck with the morels. Should be a good season this year!
Found three <span style="text-decoration:underline">blondes</span> 2day in Fayette County in my early black spot, 17 Apr 2013??? Have photos but on smartiphone so I'm not sharing as I don't know how to remove location info.
Found 21 small grey morels on an early, south-facing slope spot today in Centre County. All were related to elm trees. I'll try to post a picture if I can figure it out. Given my records, and the forecast, we could see decent yellows within a week. I wish I could get on to the blacks....just can't figure them out. Good luck all.
Hey moreldon, what part of central PA are you in? I was out in Centre County yesterday and saw nothing. Also to my surprise it was quite dry, couldn't figure that out after the storm the night before. I still think it's another week or so. My apple trees still haven't bloomed, a sure sign to go out hunting.
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