PA Hunting News

  • Coyotes - the most persecuted and demonized predator in Pa. | PennLive letters
    Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:01:00 -0500
    Killing coyotes is not done for reasons of nuisance, but is used as an excuse to keep the deer populations high, so the sport/trophy hunters, a small 6 percent minority of Pa. citizens, will have an excess of deer to kill in the coming hunting season.
  • PA Game Commission giving special management attention to ruffed grouse
    Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:15:00 -0500
    Pennsylvania grouse eggs, collected in the wild ... In an effort to see more WNV-surviving grouse make it through to spring breeding, the late grouse hunting season was canceled this year. According to Williams, about one-third of the grouse harvest ...
  • Number of Pennsylvania deer infested with Chronic Wasting Disease continues to grow
    Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:02:00 -0500
    All of the deer that tested positive for CWD were taken by hunters during the 2017-18 hunting seasons. The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) reports 48 of the animals were harvested in the state’s CWD Disease Management Area (DMA) Zone 2 in the ...
  • Proposed Pennsylvania 2018-19 Hunting Seasons And Bag Limits
    Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:35:00 -0500
    USA-( The state of Pennsylvania proposed the following guidelines for their upcoming 2018-2019 hunting season and bag limits. SQUIRRELS, Red, Gray, Black and Fox (Combined): Special season for eligible junior hunters, with or without ...
  • Pennsylvania hunting season changes proposed for 2018-19
    Sun, 11 Feb 2018 01:45:00 -0500
    At the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners recent winter meeting, several proposals were put on the table which would alter the hunting rules in this state. All would require second votes at the board’s next meeting this spring in order for them to ...
  • Pennsylvania's latest foray into hunting with semiautomatic weapons
    Thu, 08 Feb 2018 22:53:00 -0500
    Pennsylvania's hunting regulators this week gave preliminary approval to the use of semiautomatic shotguns for deer, bear and elk. Final approval is set for the the April 23-24 quarterly meeting of the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners. Only shotgun ...
  • Pa. was the last state to allow hunting with an AR-15, and hunters are split
    Tue, 06 Feb 2018 07:59:00 -0500
    In 2017, Pennsylvania became the last state to legalize semi-automatic rifles – including AR-15s – for hunting. It looked like the guns might be allowed for furbearers, small game and big game, until something surprising happened: A survey showed ...