A bill was recently introduced in the Oregon Legislature that would authorize the Department of Fish and Wildlife there to implement a program in which the agency would pay anglers $5 for every smallmouth bass taken out of the Coquille River on the south coast.
January 31, 2023
On March 4, the Game Commission’s Northeast Regional Headquarters building in Dallas will be the site of another scoring session for deer and elk antlers and bear skulls.
A handful of game wardens certified as official Boone and Crockett scorers will do the measuring, and those racks and skulls that score high enough could be included in the Pennsylvania Big Game Record Book.
Outdoor news items from around Pennsylvania.
When the Pennsylvania Game Commission declined to cite a hunter who had mistaken their pet dog for a coyote – fatally shooting it on its morning walk Jan. 7 – Jennifer and Chris Heller turned to social media.
Vowing to sue, the couple, of Hamburg, Berks County, met with an attorney, established a Justice for Hunter Go Fund Me page to cover the cost of legal fees, they said, and, within days, had raised more than $16,000.
The hunter has not been charged in the incident.
A grant from BHE GT&S, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company, supports a key aspect of Chestnut Ridge Chapter of Trout Unlimited’s 25-year commitment to restore Glade Run, a tributary to Dunbar Creek that is polluted by abandoned and unsuccessfully reclaimed surface mines.
A 67-year-old man from Shickshinny is facing more than 200 citations for conducting wildlife control and removal services without the required state and federal permits.
Though it is the most wide-ranging wild feline in North America, most of us know the bobcat (Lynx rufus) only from pictures. That’s because it’s mostly nocturnal and avoids developed areas.
Harrisburg — The prospect of purchasing antlerless licenses online or through an issuing agent is moving forward as the Pennsylvania Game Commission board was expected to consider a draft purchasing schedule during its Jan. 28 board meeting..
Fewer voices are calling for “sportsmanlike” behavior these days – whatever, exactly, it means. There’s less emphasis on how to “be” outdoors, and more stress on results – the biggest fish, the greatest score, the quickest limit.