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Pennsylvania Game Commission Tip Line Open to Witness of Game Law Violations

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has established a “Turn-In-a-Poacher” program to strengthen the Commonwealth’s efforts to apprehend people who are suspected of killing threatened or endangered species or multiple big game animals. “The program encourages citizen involvement by offering a reward to callers who provide ‘tips’ that lead to the prosecution…


Grouse Hunting Should Be Similar to Last Year in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Game Commission expects ruffed grouse hunting to be good – at least as good as last year – for the nearly 100,000 hunters who annually pursue these challenging game birds. The opening day of the state’s three-part grouse season is Saturday, Oct. 18, and runs through…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Deer Management Program Continues to Earn Praise From Scientific Community

HARRISBURG – Results of collaborative research conducted by the Pennsylvania Game Commission and U.S. Geological Survey’s Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at Pennsylvania State University were published in the scientific journals Behavioral Ecology and The Journal of Wildlife Management. “Publication of these peer-reviewed papers demonstrates recognition of the…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Announces Fall Pheasant Stocking Plans

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Game Commission has slated 100,170 ring-necked pheasants for release on public lands throughout the Commonwealth for the upcoming small game hunting seasons, including 17,980 birds for the youth only season (Oct. 11-18).    “Based on agency’s budget cuts first implemented in the 2004-05 fiscal year and carried…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Offers Advice to Hunters Headed Out of State

HARRISBURG – With thousands of Pennsylvania hunters heading off to hunt big game in other states and Canadian provinces, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminds hunters that, in an effort to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) into the Commonwealth, the agency prohibits hunters from…


Deadline for Pennsylvania Elk Guide Permits is October 10

HARRISBURG – Anyone interested in applying to be an elk guide for the upcoming November elk hunt should submit a completed application to the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Protection by Friday, Oct. 10.  Elk guide permits cost $10 for residents and $25 for nonresidents. Guides may provide assistance…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Offers Online Treestand Safety Tips

As treestand use is a popular part of archery deer seasons, as well as a growing part of other deer seasons, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is offering hunters the opportunity to take a free, voluntary online treestand safety course. To take the course, go to the agency’s website (www.pgc.state.pa.us), click…


Pennsylvania Bowhunters Await Fall Deer Archery Season

HARRISBURG – There really isn’t much commotion in the days leading up to and for the start of Pennsylvania’s six-week fall archery deer season, which begins Oct. 4. According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission, if passersby didn’t see bowhunters entering or leaving the woods, most wouldn’t know whitetail hunting had…


Pennsylvania Game Commission To Participate and Host Events Promoting Wildlife, Hunting and Trapping in September

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Game Commission officials, in September, will participate in and host five outdoors events promoting wildlife and hunting and trapping. On Sept. 19 and 20, the 2008 Elk Expo will be held at the Elk County Fairgrounds in Kersey, Elk County.  Admission to the Elk Expo, which sponsored…


WMU’s 2E and 4B in Pennsylvania Sell Out of Antlerless Deer Licenses

HARRISBURG – Wildlife Management Units (WMU) 2E and 4B have exhausted their entire antlerless deer license allocations, announced Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. As previously announced, antlerless deer license allocations for WMUs 1B, 2F and 2G have been exhausted. WMU 2E covers portions of Cambria, Clearfield, Indiana…