Waterfowl hunters will notice some changes this year, including more restrictive September Canada goose seasons in northwestern Pennsylvania, modifications to daily bag limits for some duck species, and later dates for some youth waterfowl hunting days.
Pennsylvania's "liberal hunting season'' on resident Canada geese — about 12 weeks spread from September to February — is a viable way to limit the problem.
Focus will be on status of Atlantic Flyway waterfowl populations and proposed federal frameworks for the 2017-18 waterfowl hunting seasons.
Get good photos of waterfowl in motion as seasons close and mating nears in Pennsylvania
Install a few wood duck nesting boxes in Pennsylvania
Relatively mild weather has started the yearly northward swing of snow geese early this year
For some reason, Canada geese locally, shy away from decoy spreads
A hot, dry spring and summer in Pennsylvania may greatly reduce areas with enough water to attract migrating ducks.
From the get-go, local Canada geese in Pennsylvania have avoided hunters at every spot.
Novice Pennsylvania goose hunter does better this year
Geese are starting to fly to feeding and watering spots, and now’s the time to get a good idea where your first day of September goose season will begin.
We never hear the phrase ‘Father Nature’ because good moms abound during a north country spring
An unusual winter pattern still influences waterfowl migrations in Pennsylvania
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal would require non-waterfowl migratory bird to enhance waterfowl image for 2016 contest.
Have migration patterns been affected by the weird weather or avian influenza?
The rifle season ended after an unbelievably poor two weeks, so waterfowl will be the quarry until flintlock season begins.
While many don't consider Pennsylvania a great waterfowl-hunting destination, it’s actually pretty good.
Hunting resident geese in Pennsylvania is surprisingly challenging
Near record temperatures cannot keep tried and true Pennsylvania goose hunters from fields on the opening day.
Waterfowl hunters must be careful not to spread avian flu
I don’t remember when I successfully called in my first flock of ducks, but I do remember when I first started to learn how to blow a call.
With the Game Commissions announcing the early hunting seasons for migratory birds, now is the time to get ready.
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