This hasn’t been a safe year on the water, at least in Pennsylvania and perhaps nationally.
Hunters United for Sunday Hunting has officially filed its lawsuit seeking to overturn Pennsylvania’s prohibition against Sunday hunting.
State hunters have a target harvest of wolves of 220, 180 fewer than Minnesota inaugural hunt.
Early opener, increased muskie size minimum among proposals
Pennsylvania Game commissioners, at their recent quarterly meeting here, approved lease agreements with energy companies that will bring in nearly $4.7 million in bonus payments and a yet undetermined amount of royalties.
If you see a little brown bat this summer, you might want to take a picture of it.
Baiting is not just a more effective way to kill deer in urban situations. It’s a way to make them healthier, too.
Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming, part of Chautauqua
Efforts to make hunter safety education classes easier for students to fit into their schedules are running into resistance.
New York is in the process of training 32 new environmental conservation officers at its academy in Oswego County.
“Spotting” is something Pennsylvania hunters – and their kids, families and others – have enjoyed for decades.
It’s getting close to crunch time for the cooperative nurseries around the state.
DEC paying about $5M in fiscal 2013-14
The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) is helping fund efforts to prevent the potentially dangerous invasion of bighead and silver carp (also known as Asian carp) into the rivers, streams, and lakes in the Muskingum River Watershed.
The battle to legalize Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania may go to the courts in the next few weeks.
Minimum size cut to 19 inches
This is a mystery only beginning to be explored.
Over 15,000 deer were killed last year under a pair of programs criticized by some hunters as open to widespread abuse but labeled by DEC wildlife biologists as necessary to control whitetail numbers.
Crossbow advocates scored a minor victory last month when the Senate environmental conservation committee moved legislation that would put the decision on crossbow use in the hands of the DEC
Peter Fanelli, director of DEC’s Division of Law Enforcement, is retiring next month.
Your chances of getting a doe tag this fall are infinitely greater than your chances of drawing an elk tag, there’s no doubt about that.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s attempt to satisfy hunters by going to split deer seasons has largely failed.
Wyoming County proposal would make rifle use permanent
According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the state’s deer harvest this past hunting season was about average, and the number of doe licenses issued for this coming hunting season probably will be, too.
The spread of chronic wasting disease to Pennsylvania’s wild deer herd is going to mean changes.
Sportsmen will have a chance to vote Monday, April 8 on 99 rule change proposals and advisory questions that range from motor trolling to using dogs to hunt wolves to allowing crossbow use during the archery deer season.