Pennsylvania Outdoor News

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — April 14, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Erie County WCO Michael J. Stutts Jr. reports an increase in the amount of household trash being dumped on State Game Land 314. NORTHCENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission Clearfield County WCO Mark Gritzer encountered a person with a loaded rifle inside his vehicle while hunting coyotes. Clearfield County WCO Mark Gritzer encountered a…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — March 31, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Butler County WCO Christopher J. Deal reports charges have been filed for people cutting antlers off of “found” deer, trapping violations (including damage to property) and reckless endangerment. Crawford County WCO Jacob J. Olexsak said a Georgia resident has pleaded guilty to unlawfully procuring a resident hunting license and possessing a loaded firearm in…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar — March 17, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. March 18: Yellow Creek WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Chestnut ridge Resort, Blairsville. For more info call Stick Lawson, 724-479-2754. March 18: West Branch WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Genetti Hotel, Willamsport. For more info call David Huffman, 570-772-0312. March 18: NW PA RMEF Banquet, 3 p.m., Cross Creek Resort, Titusville. For more info call Barb Tobin, 814-425-7528. March 18: Outdoorsmen…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — March 3, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Butler County WCO Christopher J. Deal reports that multiple people have been cited for hunting with a centerfire rifle during the late flintlock season. Butler County has not been part of the overlapping, extended antlerless season in WMU 2B for several years. Erie County WCO Darin L. Clark reports bald eagles appeared to be…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar — March 3, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. March 3: Shade Mountain NWTF Banquet, Reedsville Firehouse. For more info call Ted Carothers, 757-285-4518. March 4: Red Rock NWTF Banquet, Apple Tree Terrace Newberry Estates, Dallas. For more info call 570-825-9744. March 4: Terrace Mountain NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Smithfield Fire Hall. For more info call Dennis Horn, 814-447-3058. March 11: Izaak Walton Uniontown Banquet, 6 p.m., Polish…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing Report — Feb. 17, 2017

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission has begun its seasonal trout stockings in streams and lakes across the commonwealth. For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com. Boaters are reminded that mandatory cold-weather life-jacket regulations remain in effect through April 30, requiring boaters to wear life jackets when in a vessels under 16 feet in length and in all canoes and kayaks. NORTHWEST…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — Feb. 17, 2017

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Butler County WCO Chip L.  Brunst reports that, in a two-week span, he completed hearings for two people who failed to obey signs posted on state game lands, as well as another person who “rescued” two young raccoons from a basement after he killed their mother. He then unlawfully kept and raised the raccoons….

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar — Feb. 17, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Feb. 18: Towanda Gun Club WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Towanda Gun Club, Towanda. For more info call Karen Parkhurst, 570-265-5519. Feb. 18: Harrisburg Beagle Club, Rabbit Hunt & Banquet, 3 p.m., Marysville Lions Club Park. For more info call James Kiser, 717-761-0190. Feb. 18: St. Marys RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Red Fern Banquet Hall. For more info call Carol…

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