Pennsylvania Outdoor News

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 26, 2019

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has scheduled upcoming Hunter-Trapper Education classes. Visit www.pgc.pa.gov for classes scheduled in your area.  SOUTHCENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission  Cumberland County SGW John Fetchkan reports two trash-dumping investigations are ongoing on area state game lands.   Bedford County SGW Jeremy Coughenour reports several violations were turned over to the Fish & Boat Commission in March….

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – April 26, 2019

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission continued its in-season stocking of trout across the state in recent weeks.  For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com.   Anglers are reminded that the catch-and-immediate-release of bass is in effect from April 13 through June 14, and walleyes are out of season from now until May 4.  NORTHWEST REGION Presque Isle Bay (Erie County) —…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – April 26, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. May 4: RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., The Orchards. For more info call Denise Shatzer, 717-597-2485. May 4: Snyder County WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Kreamer Volunteer Fire Dept., Middleburg. For more info call Clyde DeHart Jr., 814-697-7453. May 10, 11, 18: Bucks County WTU Banquets, 5 p.m., New Hope Eagle Fire Company, New Hope. For more info call 215-799-1900. May…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – April 12, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. April 13: Northeastern PA Friends of NRA Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Genetti Manor, Dickson City. For more info call Carl Mozeleski, 570-587-2662. April 13: Clarion Co. RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Antler Club, Lucinda. For more info call Eugene Lander, 814-226-6474. April 13: PA State Fox & Coyote Hunters Assoc. Banquet, 4 p.m., American Legion, Wyalusing. For more info call Dick…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 12, 2019

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has scheduled upcoming Hunter-Trapper Education classes. Visit www.pgc.pa.gov for classes scheduled in your area.  NORTH-CENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission  Clinton County Game Warden Kirk Miller reports that Deputies Vanessa Walker and Carly Chambers arrested an individual for hunting through the use of bait in late archery/flintlock deer season. The individual pleaded guilty and paid fines…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – April 12, 2019

Mild weather, with a little rainfall, brought out anglers for the opening day of trout season in the southeast region March 30.  The season opens for the rest of the state April 13. The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission is stocking trout across the state. For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com.  Anglers are reminded that from April 15 through June 14,…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – March 29, 2019

Trout are being stocked statewide by the Fish & Boat Commission in anticipation of opening day, in the southeast March 30 and in the rest of state April 13.  NORTHEAST REGION Lake Erie tributaries  — FishErie.com reported March 17 that steelheading was productive on the west side creeks with jigs and egg sacks effective.  Presque Isle Bay (Erie County) —…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – March 29, 2019

SOUTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Allegheny County Game Warden Dan Puhala said multiple hunters were cited this season for deer hunting with buckshot in Allegheny County. This type of ammunition has been unlawful in Allegheny County for many years and possessing it carries up to a $200 fine, plus court costs.  Beaver County Game Warden Mike Yeck reports a…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – March 29, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. March 29: Blue Mountain Fish & Game Assoc. of Walnutport Banquet, 5:30 p.m. For more info call Keith Hess, 610-657-6030. March 30: Erie Co. RMEF Banquet, 4 p.m., Nicks Place, Edinboro. For more info call Carolyn Huff, 724-699-8474.  March 30: Honey Hole NWTF Banquet, 4 p.m., Capriotti’s Hall, McAdoo. For more info call Mark Ferdinand, 570-788-6362. April 6: Mountain…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – March 15, 2019

NORTHWEST REGION From the Game Commission  Venango County Game Warden Jason R. Amory reports that an individual was cited for failing to tag his traps with a durable trap tag with his name and address or a number issued by the Game Commission. One of the traps he used had been stolen and another contained an illegible tag.  Clarion and…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – March 15, 2019

Anglers are reminded that all stocked trout waters, except special regulation sections and those open to year-round fishing, are closed from March 1 until 8 a.m. on opening day of trout season, which is March 30 (regional) and April 13 (statewide).  For a stocking schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com.  Anglers are also reminded that walleye season is closed from March 15 to…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – March 15, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers. March 16: NW RMEF Banquet, 3 p.m., Cross Creek Resort, Titusville. For more info call Jessica Buck, 814-968-5758. March 16: West Branch WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Genetti Hotel, Williamsport. For more info call David Huffman, 570-772-0312. March 16: Blue Mountain RMEF Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Leesport’s Farmers Market Banquet Hall. For more info call Glenn Balthaser, 610-926-9190. March 16: Christian…