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Although it only takes a day or two until results – and opinions – start rolling in from hunters who were out at the start of Pennsylvania’s rifle season for deer, I like to wait until the season ends before…
Collaborative venison donation program helps feed hungry families in the state.
But removing antler-point restrictions will increase deer harvest, and that will no doubt be controversial.
During the 2015-16 hunting season, hunters reportedly killed more than 38,600 coyotes. That number nearly doubled in a decade.
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Hunters harvested 318 bears, raising the three-day total to 1,628 – about a 30-percent decrease compared to 2016. Extensive rain on the season’s opening day blamed for decline.
From a public relations perspective, the commission clearly lost points with its “customers” — the hunters and guides.
According to Game Commission, there's a good chance the state will see another banner buck harvest.
This event marked the success of a decades-long collaborative project to restore habitat and wild pheasants back to the Keystone State, the Game Commission said.
According to Game Commission biologist, it's the biggest bear that he knows of that was taken in the archery hunt.
Game Commission says the state is poised for one of the better harvests ever, and state bear biologist said he believes there are some 800-plus-pounders out there.
State fisheries managers recently ended a trout stocking program in Lake Superior because hatchery-raised fish are no longer necessary to increase the population.
So far, hunters' outlay of $25 for a pheasant stamp to hunt ringnecks has had minimal return.
More than 100 elk taken for a success rate of 89 percent, with numerous trophy elk harvested.
Trout Unlimited hopes "86,000 Miles of Streams” will raise awareness and encourage action in support of coldwater conservation amid ongoing natural resource developments.
By start of Pennsylvania pheasant season, permit sales about half of hoped-for level.
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