PA Bear Hunting News

  • First-day bear harvest number in Pennsylvania nearly doubles last year’s amount
    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 06:47:00 -0500
    “Bear hunters started Pennsylvania’s statewide four-day black bear season ... Thirty-one bears were taken in Centre County, and the top bear-hunting counties in the state on the first day of the seaso...
     
  • Weather may have helped bear hunters on first day
    Sat, 17 Nov 2018 13:06:00 -0500
    Hunters had brought 501 black bears into Pennsylvania Game Commission 25 bear check stations across the state by 5 p.m. Saturday, the first day of the 2018 firearms hunting season for bear. Many more ...
     
  • Bear surge: Once rare, region’s black bear population is growing and spreading
    Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:32:00 -0500
    Pennsylvania’s statewide bear hunting season opens tomorrow and will continue (Sunday excepted) through Wednesday, Nov. 21. We are fortunate here to share the Laurel Highlands with a growing populatio...
     
  • When is bear hunting season?
    Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:32:00 -0500
    ... bear – the period that attracts the largest number of bear hunters and is most often referred to as the bear hunting season in Pennsylvania – opens on Saturday, November 17. Like most hunting in P...
     
  • Bear hunters should set a recovery action plan
    Sat, 10 Nov 2018 20:01:00 -0500
    While expanded hunting dates approved this spring by the Pennsylvania Game Commission board of game commissioners offer additional chances to take a black bear in 2018, history shows just three percen...
     
  • Statewide bear season less than a week away
    Sat, 10 Nov 2018 15:27:00 -0500
    Last year, 22 black bears taken in Pennsylvania were entered into the club’s records. Pennsylvania has been a premier bear-hunting destination for decades. But in recent years, its popularity has grow...
     
  • Outdoors: Pennsylvania bear hunt attracting NJ residents
    Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:37:00 -0500
    signs and media who will publicize the New Jersey antihunters' antics over bear hunting. The hunters will only hunt. Pennsylvania had a bear population of around 20,000 the past three years, but incle...