- Did Pennsylvania hunters kill too many black bears in record harvest of 2019?
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 21:15:00 -0500
The record 4,653 black bears killed by hunters in 2019 – a jump of 1,500 from the 2018 harvest – does not appear to be worrying Pennsylvania Game Commission biologists. Contributing significantly to ...
- New initiative wants Pennsylvania landowners to set fire to their woods
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 20:00:00 -0500
The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and Pennsylvania Game Commission are increasingly using controlled burns to improve wildlife habitat; improve generation of valuable food ...
- Pennsylvania Game Commission board keeps Saturday opening day
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 16:25:00 -0500
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Game Commission board of game commissioners took another step Saturday toward expanding hunting opportunities — and not just for the big-ticket species of deer and bear.
- Hunting license sales are up, triggered by change in deer season
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 16:03:47 -0500
Three decades of free fall in the sale of Pennsylvania hunting licenses may have been reversed by last year’s controversial change in the opening day of the statewide firearm deer season. At 2020’s ...
- Your View by Unified Sportsmen: Why Pennsylvania Game Commission should return to Monday opener for deer season
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 09:14:00 -0500
In 2019, the Pennsylvania Game Commission, despite strong opposition, moved traditional deer season opening day from the Monday after Thanksgiving to the Saturday following the holiday. To someone not ...
- Pa. Board Of Game Commissioners Give Preliminary Approval For 2020-2021 Hunting & Trapping Seasons
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 08:02:00 -0500
The public is welcome to offer comments on all the proposals for 2020-2021 seasons and bag limits ahead of the next quarterly meetings in April. A full list of limits and seasons can be found on the ...
- Game Commission sees increase after Saturday Open
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:26:00 -0500
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — The final numbers for the 2019-20 hunting-license sales figures won’t be available until late June, but the Pennsylvania Game Commission says license sales through the end of ...