PA Game Commission News

  • Game Commission predicts good harvest as rifle season approaches
    Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:21:00 -0500
    The bucks are bountiful in Somerset County forests during this year's rifle season, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. "There are a lot of deer out there," said Travis Anderson, land management officer. "I've been out the past week or two since ...
     
  • Game commission: 1,628 bears taken in 3 days of season
    Wed, 22 Nov 2017 03:50:00 -0500
    (WHTM) – The Pennsylvania Game Commission says hunters killed at least 318 bears during the third day of the statewide hunting season, raising the three-day total to 1,628. The number is a 30 percent decrease compared to the 2,308 bears taken during the ...
     
  • Will Pennsylvania’s Buck Harvest Increase A Third Straight Year?
    Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:30:00 -0500
    “Agency deer biologists believe there’s a chance we’ll see the state’s buck harvest increase for the third consecutive year,” explained Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Bryan Burhans. “It’s an exciting possibility that banks on ...
     
  • This week on Pennsylvania Outdoor Life: Buck Season Advancer
    Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:00:00 -0500
    Coming up this week on Pennsylvania Outdoor Life, we'll do our annual ride along with the Pennsylvania Game Commission in advance of the Pennsylvania rifle deer season. There are plenty of deer in our area, and just wait until you see the size of some of ...
     
  • Pennsylvania Game Commission: 666 bears killed on first day of season
    Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:38:00 -0500
    HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Game Commission says at least 666 bears were killed across the state over the weekend. The mandated count was brought in early afternoon Sunday after the beginning of the season on Saturday. Pennlive.com reports the weather ...
     
  • Pennsylvania Game Commission: Pa. man bags 700-pound bear
    Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:18:00 -0500
    The first day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season resulted in a harvest of 659 black bears, according to preliminary totals issued in a news release from the Pennsylvania Game Commission Monday. Archery-bear and other early-bear season harvest data ...
     
  • Pennsylvania hunters kill 666 bears on first day
    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:18:00 -0500
    As of early afternoon Sunday, November 19, after the Pennsylvania Game Commission's 25 bear check stations had closed for the weekend, hunters had brought 666 bruins to the stations for the required check-in with the commission. That's just a bit more than ...