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    Default Much going on in Erie

    Is there much going on in Erie? I might be visiting there sometime. I posted a thread asking about good gun shops in Erie, haven't got any responses.

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    Default Re: Much going on in Erie

    Keystone Armory ROCKS!

    It's one the way to Erie, maybe 20-25 minutes South not too far from the Millcreek Mall.

    http://forum.pafoa.org/showthread.php?t=99490
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    Default Re: Much going on in Erie

    They are slaying fish in elk creek. Steel,suckers and bass

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    Default Re: Much going on in Erie

    Traveling north on Interstate 79, get off at the Edinboro exit and head east into the town of Edinboro. Hit Edinboro Outdoors. Leave town north on Rt. 99 and hit Keystone Armory. Travel a few more miles north and hit Bob's Gun Shop. Travel a few more miles north and turn east on Hershey Road. Cross Rt. 19 and hit the Erie Sport Store. That should keep you busy on the gun shop tour. Bob's has an indoor range. If you enjoy fishing you are in luck. Lot's of good places to fish including Presque Isle State Park. Not into fishing? Rent a bike at the park for a ride on the 13 mile paved multi purpose trail. Warmer weather, rent a kayak and hit the lagoons on the park. Jump on the Lady Kate (depends on when you come) and take the sunset tour off the park, through the bay and out onto the lake. Take a perch fishing trip, $30 bucks or so, on the Edward John perch boat. Catch an Erie Seawolves game. They are a minor league affiliate of the Tigers. Have kids? Spend the day at Waldameer Park. An old time amusement park and water park. Too cold? Take the kids to Splash Lagoon, an INDOOR water park. Into theater? Try the Erie Playhouse or the Warner theater from everything from local shows to Broadway Productions. Shop at the Millcreek Mall. (maybe the better half would like this) Into beer? Hit the Brewerie Brew Pub. It's in an old train station. Good beer. Like barbecue? The Federal Hill Smokehouse is a must. Small, and they are only open until the run out of meat, but the brisket and pulled pork are heavenly. This should keep you busy. When are you coming?

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    Default Re: Much going on in Erie

    When you visit each of these places, make sure to tell them ar15jules sent you. Ask for the friends of discount...
    Illegitimus non carborundum est

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    Default Re: Much going on in Erie

    Quote Originally Posted by gghbi View Post
    When you visit each of these places, make sure to tell them ar15jules sent you. Ask for the friends of discount...
    LOL....that's a good one. I can only speak from experience. I live "close" by. Hoping to hit Elk Creek tomorrow morning for some stocked brown trout.

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    Default Re: Much going on in Erie

    Quote Originally Posted by ar15jules View Post
    Traveling north on Interstate 79, get off at the Edinboro exit and head east into the town of Edinboro. Hit Edinboro Outdoors. Leave town north on Rt. 99 and hit Keystone Armory. Travel a few more miles north and hit Bob's Gun Shop. Travel a few more miles north and turn east on Hershey Road. Cross Rt. 19 and hit the Erie Sport Store. That should keep you busy on the gun shop tour. Bob's has an indoor range. If you enjoy fishing you are in luck. Lot's of good places to fish including Presque Isle State Park. Not into fishing? Rent a bike at the park for a ride on the 13 mile paved multi purpose trail. Warmer weather, rent a kayak and hit the lagoons on the park. Jump on the Lady Kate (depends on when you come) and take the sunset tour off the park, through the bay and out onto the lake. Take a perch fishing trip, $30 bucks or so, on the Edward John perch boat. Catch an Erie Seawolves game. They are a minor league affiliate of the Tigers. Have kids? Spend the day at Waldameer Park. An old time amusement park and water park. Too cold? Take the kids to Splash Lagoon, an INDOOR water park. Into theater? Try the Erie Playhouse or the Warner theater from everything from local shows to Broadway Productions. Shop at the Millcreek Mall. (maybe the better half would like this) Into beer? Hit the Brewerie Brew Pub. It's in an old train station. Good beer. Like barbecue? The Federal Hill Smokehouse is a must. Small, and they are only open until the run out of meat, but the brisket and pulled pork are heavenly. This should keep you busy. When are you coming?
    That's a good list but you forgot something...http://www.flagshipniagara.org/us-br...niagara-about/

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    Default Re: Much going on in Erie

    And paragraphs.
    You're Invited!LAST GROUP SHOOT of 2018! - Saturday, Oct 20th (link)

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    Default Re: Much going on in Erie

    Quote Originally Posted by ar15jules View Post
    Traveling north on Interstate 79, get off at the Edinboro exit and head east into the town of Edinboro. Hit Edinboro Outdoors. Leave town north on Rt. 99 and hit Keystone Armory. Travel a few more miles north and hit Bob's Gun Shop. Travel a few more miles north and turn east on Hershey Road. Cross Rt. 19 and hit the Erie Sport Store. That should keep you busy on the gun shop tour. Bob's has an indoor range. If you enjoy fishing you are in luck. Lot's of good places to fish including Presque Isle State Park. Not into fishing? Rent a bike at the park for a ride on the 13 mile paved multi purpose trail. Warmer weather, rent a kayak and hit the lagoons on the park. Jump on the Lady Kate (depends on when you come) and take the sunset tour off the park, through the bay and out onto the lake. Take a perch fishing trip, $30 bucks or so, on the Edward John perch boat. Catch an Erie Seawolves game. They are a minor league affiliate of the Tigers. Have kids? Spend the day at Waldameer Park. An old time amusement park and water park. Too cold? Take the kids to Splash Lagoon, an INDOOR water park. Into theater? Try the Erie Playhouse or the Warner theater from everything from local shows to Broadway Productions. Shop at the Millcreek Mall. (maybe the better half would like this) Into beer? Hit the Brewerie Brew Pub. It's in an old train station. Good beer. Like barbecue? The Federal Hill Smokehouse is a must. Small, and they are only open until the run out of meat, but the brisket and pulled pork are heavenly. This should keep you busy. When are you coming?
    Edinboro Outdoors is now owned by Presque Isle Guns, from the city. I don't recommend either. Bob's is OK, but not outstanding. The rest of the recommendations are on the mark. Depending on time of year, Elk Creek is a great spot for steelhead and bass fishing. Also, in the summer, you can't beat Presque Isle beaches, if summer if arrives. The lighthouse is open for tours in the summer too. 5$, I think. And stop at Sara's for ice cream or hamburgs on your way in or out. It's right at the entrance. Also, they run a campground there. Also, near the public dock, foot of State St. there are two headboats for perch fishing, two trips a day, or you can charter a boat for walleye.

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    Default Re: Much going on in Erie

    Quote Originally Posted by SevenMilePete View Post
    Edinboro Outdoors is now owned by Presque Isle Guns, from the city. I don't recommend either. Bob's is OK, but not outstanding. The rest of the recommendations are on the mark. Depending on time of year, Elk Creek is a great spot for steelhead and bass fishing. Also, in the summer, you can't beat Presque Isle beaches, if summer if arrives. The lighthouse is open for tours in the summer too. 5$, I think. And stop at Sara's for ice cream or hamburgs on your way in or out. It's right at the entrance. Also, they run a campground there. Also, near the public dock, foot of State St. there are two headboats for perch fishing, two trips a day, or you can charter a boat for walleye.
    I sure do miss Jimmy and Ken at Edinboro Outdoors. They are no longer my "go to" local shop as they once were. I figure if the guy is looking to browse, that is a good place to stop with three shops all within 15 minutes of one another.

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