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Monday, April 15th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Ben Moyer

Sunday deer opener in Pennsylvania would be an attractive, but risky alternative

Another constructive aspect of the conflict over when to open deer season in Pennsylvania less is that some hunters have suggested alternatives that carry appeal for both Monday and Saturday opening day proponents. Put bluntly, compromise. They deserve credit for creativity.
Most alluring among these proposals is to open the season on the Sunday following Thanksgiving, sandwiched by the two contested dates.

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Pennsylvania’s deer-transport regulations from CWD areas present unknowns

If the proposal is granted final approval in April, it would allow hunters within disease management areas or established areas to take a deer killed there to any processor in the state – if that processor is on a list approved by the Game Commission.
But reading the proposal, some questions make themselves evident.

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Keep wildlife in Pittman-Robertson funding

This column recently described a shooting range operated by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. The agency built that range, and eight others, with funds from the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937, commonly known as Pittman-Robertson. The Pennsylvania Game Commission also makes available shooting ranges on game lands across the state. Pennsylvania

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Safe public shooting ranges benefit from Pittman-Robertson funds

An enjoyable chore came my way recently while visiting our son. For the past two years, his work and the COVID pandemic prevented him returning home to hunt deer. This year, so far, all those variables lined up in our favor, and we’re planning to hunt here together, as we enjoyed before he accepted work

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