According to trendspotters, the number of women involved in "shooting sports" is on the rise. Here in Pennsylvania , with its rich tradition of hunting and outdoor sports, women find opportunities to learn wilderness skills at events like the recent "Wild West Winterfest Weekend," presented by the Ligonier Valley Women in the Outdoors and the National Wild Turkey Federation. Over the course of a long January weekend, women learned to steer a dogsled, shoot skeet, hunt coyotes and turkeys, and throw knives . . . among other skills. WPSU's Cynthia Berger was there to eavesdrop on the action.
Stories: Women in the Outdoors: Women Hunters
February 22, 2005