Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 27, 2018

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Allegheny County Game Warden Dan Puhala reports several individuals were cited at the State Game Land 203 rifle range for shooting fine shot over the Easter weekend. Shooting multiple-projectile ammunition causes extensive, unnecessary damage to the target backstops and frames. A range violation carries a sliding fine of $100 to $200, plus court costs….

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 13, 2018

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Crawford County Game Warden Mark A. Allegro reports that charges have been filed against one of a group of coyote hunters for having a loaded shotgun in his parked vehicle. Erie County Game Warden Darin L. Clark reports receiving information regarding an individual making death threats against Game Commission officers on Facebook. The threats…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – March 30, 2018

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Crawford County Game Warden Mark A. Allegro investigated a group of coyote hunters unlawfully hunting on regulated shooting grounds. Charges are pending against one of the hunters. Jefferson County Game Warden Andrew D. Troutman reports that, while investigating a case where deer parts were dumped along the road, five or six large trash bags…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 8, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Dec. 8: Bear Hollow WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Sandy Creek Fire Hall, Franklin. For more info call Jeff Superak, 814-437-2086. Jan. 27, 2018: Uniontown RMEF Banquet, Park Inn, Iniontown, 4 p.m. for more info call John Stone, 724-562-6509. Feb. 17, 2018: St. Marys RMEF Banquet, Red Fern Banquet Hall, 4 p.m. For more info call Carl McConnell, 724-866-1803. Feb….

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Oct. 13, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Clarion County WCO Steven J. Ace reports multiple farmers have encountered problems with ATVs driving through fields and destroying crops. One farmer had thousands of dollars in damage to his soybean field. Most of these properties are open to public hunting. However, the farmers said they are rethinking things and are considering posting their…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Sept. 15, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Butler County WCO Randy Pilarcik reminds the hunters who soon will be taking to state game lands to be sure to tag treestands placed there with their names and addresses, CID numbers, or a personalized number obtained from the Game Commission by contacting their region office. This information must be in a conspicuous place…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Aug. 18, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Erie County WCO Larry M. Smith reports a lot of people are picking up juvenile birds thinking they’re abandoned. All of them have been well fed, showing they are still getting food from the adults. Young birds become “jumpers” and don’t want to be in the nest. Place them on a branch away from…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – Aug. 4, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Butler County WCO Christopher J. Deal reports several people received citations for drug or alcohol possession while on the local state game lands. Erie County WCO Michael J. Stutts Jr. reports catching and removing an adult sandhill crane from the welcome center rest area along Interstate 90 in North East. The bird was captured…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 21, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Butler County WCO Randy W. Pilarcik reports that an abandoned car recently was found on state game lands. The driver of the car drove past “Road Closed” and “No Motorized Vehicles” signs, then got stuck in a muddy section of the lane. Charges for driving on the closed road are pending. Crawford County WCO…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – July 7, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Clarion County WCO Steven J. Ace reports a large pile of garbage was dumped in the area known as Dean Dam on the Fisher-Strattanville Road in Clarion Township, Clarion County. There were more than 30 garbage bags with other large household items too large to fit into a garbage bag. Less than a week…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars – June 23, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Crawford County WCO Randy R. Crago reports an increase in small bags of garbage being left on game lands this spring. The bags appear to be from people cleaning out their vehicles. Two men have been successfully prosecuted and another incident is still under investigation. Erie County WCO Larry M. Smith has had numerous…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — June 9, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Butler County WCO Christopher J. Deal said charges are coming to a conclusion against a group of individuals that fled when caught riding motorized vehicles on land enrolled in the Hunter Access program. They were later apprehended, and criminal charges were filed. Crawford County WCO Randy R. Crago said charges were filed against a…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — May 12, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission Erie County WCO Darin L. Clark reports that someone killed five Canada geese the weekend of April 8 and dumped them over a bridge on West Washington Street in Corry. The geese were easily seen from the road and located in an area heavily used for fishing. If anyone has information on this violation,…