Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – October 22, 2021

Season Dates 

Oct. 2: Special rabbit and squirrel season opens for junior hunters

Oct. 2: Archery deer season opens (antlered/antlerless) statewide, including WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D

Oct. 9: Special pheasant season opens for junior hunters

Oct. 16: Rabbit & ruffed grouse seasons open

Oct. 16: Statewide antlerless muzzleloader deer season opens

Oct. 16: Special rabbit and pheasant season closes for junior hunters 

Oct. 16: Black bear archery season opens

Oct. 21: Statewide antlerless deer season opens for Junior and Senior License Holders and Disabled Person Permit Holders and PA residents in Armed Forces

Oct. 23: Pheasant, raccoon, and fox seasons open

Oct. 23: Muzzleloader deer hunt ends

Oct. 23: Special statewide antlerless deer season closes for Jr. and Sr. License Holders and Disabled Person Permit Holders and Pennsylvania residents in Armed Forces 

Oct. 24: Coyote, fox, opossum, raccoon, skunk, and weasel trapping season opens

Oct. 30: Turkey season opens in select WMUs

Nov. 1: Elk season opens

Nov. 6: Black bear archery season closes

Nov. 6: Elk season closes

Nov. 13: Archery deer season (antlered/antlerless) closes statewide except WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D

Nov. 20: Mink and muskrat trapping season opens

Nov. 20: Black bear season opens   

Nov. 23: Black bear season closes

Nov. 24: Turkey season (males and females) reopens in select WMUs

Nov. 26: Pheasant, ruffed grouse, rabbit, and squirrel season closes

Nov. 26: Turkey season (males and females) closes in select WMUs

Nov. 26: Archery deer (antlerless) season closes in WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D

Nov. 26: Mourning dove season closes

Nov. 27: Statewide deer hunting season opens


Oct. 30: WTU Montgomery County Chapter Whitetails Night Out, 4 p.m., LuLu Shrine Center, Plymouth Meeting. For more info call Dave Gingras, 610-299-4863.

Dec. 10: WTU Bear Hollow Chapter Buck Fever Night, 5 p.m., Sandy Creek Fire Hall, Franklin. For more info call Jeff Superak, 814-428-1534.


Seltzer Gun Club: 532 Seltzer Rd, Seltzer, PA 17974. For more info call Brian Murray, 570-527-5207.

United Bowhunters of PA: 907 Derbyshire Ave. Mechanicsburg PA, 17005. For more info call Gene King, 215-287-5029.

Rainbow Bowmen: 1205 Baker Rd, Franklin,  PA. 16323. For more info call Bill Huber, 814-670-7003.

Limerick Bowmen: 65 Bragg Road, Schwenks-ville, PA. For more info call 610-287-8850. 1st Sunday Every Month 3D Shoots 7-noon.

Swatara Archers: Pine Grove, PA. For more info call 570-345-6254. 3rd Sun. of every month Archery Shoots, 7-1 p.m.                        

Allen County Archers: H. Kelley, 8 South Seltzer Street, Wapakoneta, 45895. For more info call Howard Kelley, 419-953-2861. 3rd Sat. each Month 3D Archery Shoot.

Coshocton County Sportsmen’s Club: For more info call Karl Steiner, 740-763-2243. Every Tues. Open Trap.

Clark County Sportsman’s Club: 3450 Ballentine Pike, Springfield, OH. For more info call David McLaughlin, 937-631-9552. Tuesday and Sunday open to the public year round. 

Bolivar Sportsman’s Club Shoots: 11286 Bolivar Strasburg Road NW, Bolivar, 44612. for more info. Every Friday trap shoot, 6:30-10 p.m. Now through Sept. Saltsburg Sportsman Club, Archery Shoots 1st Sun. of each month. Reg. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. For more info call 724-639-0360.

West Shore Sportsmen’s Association: 500 Ridge Rd., Lewisberry, PA. For more info, or call 717-932-2780. HP Rifle, 9 a.m., 1 Sunday a month. Air Rifle, 6-8 p.m. Starts second Tuesday in September through last Tuesday in July.

Pitcarin/Monroeville Sportsman Club: 505 Mosside Blvd, North Versales, 15137. Every Sunday 7 a.m. – Noon.

Kill’um Buck Longrifle Blackpowder Muzzleloader Shoot Club: 2260 E. West Salem Rd, Creston, OH 44217. For more info call Carole Fry, 330-435-4408. Meets the 1st Sun. of the month, 11 a.m.

Beaver Creek Sportsman Club: 14480 Washingtonville Road, Washingtonville, 44490. For more info call Glenn, 330-770-8027. Every Monday Turkey Shoot, reg. 6 p.m.

Hocking Valley Sportsmans Club Shoots: For more info call Victor Howdyshell, 740-753-3492. 3rd Saturday of every month  3D Bow Shoot, 8 a.m. April thru Sept.

Falls Township Rifle and Pistol Association: 354 Newbold Rd, Fairless Hills, 19030.

St. Clair Tremont Trap and Field Club: 229 Sons of Italy Road, Johnstown. For more info call Gary Pegg, 814-619-5729.


Uniontown Chapter Izaak Walton League: 3rd Tues. 6 p.m., Farmington. For more info call Charles McCormick, 724-437-8121.

Oil City Chapter Izaak Walton League: 3rd Mon. 7:30 p.m., Old Monarch Park, Franklin. For more info call Ray Swidorsky, 814-676-1961.

Red Rock Chapter NWTF: 3rd Monday of each month, 7 p.m,. Farmers Inn, Shavertown. For more info call 570-825-9744.

Allegheny County Chapter Izaak Walton League: 4th Tues. 6 p.m., Homestead United Presbyterian Church, Homestead. For more info call Mike Stoudt, 412-461-5650.

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