Pennsylvania Game Commission

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Nov. 23, 2018

SOUTHCENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission York County Game Warden Justin Ritter reports two York City men were charged with unlawful taking and possession of big game, hunting through the use of bait, and possessing a license they were not entitled to. The charges come after a report from an individual seeing the two stuff a large buck into a…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Nov. 9, 2018

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Crawford County Game Warden Mark Allegro recently investigated a dumping case in Union Township on State Game Land 213. The perpetrator was identified and interviewed, and, eventually admitted his guilt, saying he thought it was OK to dump garbage because he didn’t see “no littering” signs in the area. After cleaning up all trash…

Elk testing at Elk Country [video]

There was plenty of activity at the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s elk check station on Tuesday, Nov. 6, as successful hunters were required to bring their harvested elk to the Elk Country Visitor Center for aging and other testing, including a check for chronic wasting disease. Categories: Hunting, Hunting News, Pennsylvania Videos Tags: Elk, Hunting, Pennsylvania Game Commission

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 12, 2018

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Crawford County Game Warden Mark Allegro reports that, after a lengthy investigation, multiple persons were identified riding ATVs unlawfully on state game lands on multiple occasions. Numerous charges are pending, and restitution for damages caused by the defendants will be sought. Venango County Game Warden Jason Amory reports that charges have been successfully adjudicated…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Sept. 28, 2018

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Allegheny County Game Warden Dan Puhala reports he’s encountered several individuals at the State Game Land 203 ranges who bought their hunting licenses without taking the required Hunter-Trapper Education. Those who do not meet the legal exemptions listed in the law are required to be certified before purchasing a license. Those who are in…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 31, 2018

SOUTHCENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission Bedford County Game Warden Jeremy Coughenour reports that unlawful ATV trails on cooperator property continue to be monitored by camera. Perry County Game Warden Kevin P. Anderson Jr. reports an increase in the number of calls from the public regarding sick or injured wildlife during the summer months. Cumberland County Game Warden John Fetchkan…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 17, 2018

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Allegheny County Game Warden Dan Puhala reports receiving many calls in recent weeks about sick or injured wildlife. Encounters with such animals should be reported to a Game Commission region office, or the local police department. Wildlife behaving abnormally may be diseased or injured. People can put themselves and their families at risk for…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 3, 2018

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Jefferson County Game Warden Roger Hartless reports that Disease Management Area 3, which is in Jefferson and Clearfield counties, has been expanded in response to three free-ranging CWD-positive deer detected within or near the DMA in 2017. Individuals who hunt or own camps in any of the DMA units need to be aware that…