Pennsylvania Game Commission

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Feb. 1, 2019

SOUTHCENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission  Bedford County Game Warden Jeremy Coughenour reports that a Fishertown man was cited for multiple violations after he allowed his juvenile son to alight from a vehicle and kill an antlered deer from the road. The crime was witnessed and reported by a concerned hunter. The father pleaded guilty to all charges and was…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Jan. 18, 2019

SOUTH-CENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission  Huntingdon County Game Warden Amy Nabozny and Deputy SGW Cody Dick checked a group of hunters that harvested 11 bears – two sows and nine cubs – on private property the first day of the statewide bear season.  Snyder County Game Warden Harold J. Malehorn filed charges on man for locating a deer from…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Jan. 4, 2019

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Mercer County Game Warden Donald G. Chaybin reports finding a sublegal buck hanging in a shed while investigating a report of an illegal deer. The man said his stepson killed it, and the boy’s Mentored Youth Permit was attached, along with the man’s antlered deer tag. When asked what firearm the boy used, he…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Dec. 21, 2018

NORTHCENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission  McKean County Game Warden Jeffrey Orwig reports that, with the help of Deputy Mike Valine and Bradford Township Police, charges were filed against four Bradford individuals for poaching deer at night. Two individuals were hiding in the woods from officers.  McKean County Game Warden Jeffrey Orwig reports that citations will be filed against three…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Dec. 7, 2018

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Clarion and Jefferson counties LMGS Jesse Bish said officers caught three spotlighters out after 11 p.m. while in possession of a firearm in southern Jefferson County.  Erie County Game Warden Darin Clark cited an individual for killing a deer off his back porch at 3 a.m. A neighbor reported the gunshot.  Jefferson County Game…

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…