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.
A state budget amendment that would have allowed the DEC to decide whether crossbow use should be liberalized has been left out of the 2013-14 spending plan.
New statewide and specific site bass fishing regulations are now in effect for the 2013-2014 license year.
It’s looking like the state Legislature is again going to press forward with the idea of merging the Pennsylvania Game and Fish & Boat commissions.
The fate of hogs may soon once again be up in the air.
In recent years, Pennsylvania Game Commission officials have talked about when, not if, chronic wasting disease would show up in the state’s wild deer
Mortality at Rome leaves production down by 300,000
Report says legislation needed in New York
They looked at it in 1989. They looked at it in 2003. They may look at it again this year.
24 incidents, two fatalities
Gun owners and sportsmen were poised to descend on Albany next week to protest New York’s recently enacted SAFE Act gun legislation.
There was a time last summer when it looked as if Pennsylvania game commissioners might change the boundaries of several wildlife management units.
Lake Ontario fishing – at least for the big lake’s salmonids – just keeps getting better.
Crossbow use ‘sunsets’ effective Dec. 31, 2012
One thing is known for certain about the mid-October death of Gary Lininger: He died in the forest near his rural Clinton County home while cutting firewood.
Pa.-killed deer can’t be transported back into New York
Third highest figure in U.S.
Pennsylvania may have its second case of chronic wasting disease.
A license “restructuring” that could be pushed by the state’s Conservation Fund Advisory Board next year would actually roll back some sporting license fees just four years after an increase.