Effort to get more people to go hunting in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Game Commission
Some readers have misunderstood a previous blog and commentary, so here’s a better explanation.
Elk tourism, like many outdoor activities across the country, appeared to be pandemic-proof. The ability to have a personal safari without leaving your car caused traffic jams last year in Benezette.
Removing political cronyism from board member selection is crucial. It’s good for the agencies; ultimately it’s good for sportsmen who benefit from better public policy that results.
Heavy snow is finally melting, and snow geese are pushing through in a hurry.
In January, Pennsylvania Game Commissioners approved a statewide 2-week concurrent deer season. But will it hold up for final approval in April?
Game Commission may ban the use of rifles during the fall turkey season in Pa.
The agency’s most recent proposal for certain wildlife management units lacks serious consideration.
With COVID-19, it’s difficult to judge how many hunters took advantage of this regulation change.
The first-ever day of regulated Sunday big-game hunting will take place on Sunday, Nov. 15, for archery deer hunting only.
They can be a lot of fun to hunt, and they’re out there for the taking.
Furbearing species that can be hunted in Pennsylvania are raccoons, foxes, coyotes, opossums, striped skunks, weasels, bobcats and porcupines.
CWD remains a highly serious threat to white-tailed deer and elk populations in Pennsylvania.
Time to get the county treasurers out of antlerless sales in Pennsylvania.
To be hunting once again in Pennsylvania will lower stress of COVID-19.
Declining numbers of state bird beyond worrisome in Pennsylvania.
Video of the November attack circulated quickly on social media and generated outrage, along with pressure on investigators to solve the case.
Pennsylvania Game Commission set to take action, reveal spread related to CWD.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The number of hunting-related shooting fatalities in Pennsylvania went up in the past year, according to the state game commission. There were 26 hunting-related shooting injuries in Pennsylvania in 2019, four of which were fatal. The number of fatalities is up from the previous year when only one of the 27 hunting-related shootings were fatal. A little…
While most fun things are off-limits, for the most part, the outdoors is not.
The coronavirus is impacting outdoor use and will likely impact it more as the pandemic progresses.
The percentage of older bucks in the 2019-20 deer harvest remained amazingly high. About 66 percent of the bucks taken by hunters were at least 2½ years old. The remainder were 1½ years old.
Many not pleased with PGC’s proposal to reinstate statewide concurrent anterless and antlered season.
Flying aircraft low to count elk in Pennsylvania is risky.
Concurrent deer seasons give hunters a choice and increase the odds for success for those with limited time to hunt.
The overall bear harvest increased by a third from 2018 to 2019.