PA Bear Hunting News

  • Big Game Guide Pleads Guilty To Several Bear Bait Station Violations Guide License Permanently Revoked
    Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:08:00 -0500
    (ANCHORAGE, AK) – On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, registered big game guide Clifford Smith, 41, of Dunmore, PA entered guilty pleas to eight guiding and hunting offenses including illegal acts by a registered guide, establishing a bear bait station ...
     
  • Hunting guide pleads guilty to illegal bear hunting practices in Alaska
    Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:34:00 -0500
    In a statement issued by the Alaska Office of Special Prosecutions, attorneys working on the case say Clifford Smith, 41, of Pennsylvania, plead guilty to eight hunting and guiding offenses. These offenses include establishing a bear bait station within ...
     
  • Bear kill doubles, but lagging, after two days of hunt
    Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:47:00 -0500
    Half-way through Pennsylvania's 2017 firearms hunting season for bear, as of Monday night, hunters had brought 1,310 bears to the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check stations across the state. With hunter-hindering weather covering the state on ...
     
  • Preliminary First-Day Pennsylvania Bear Harvest Results
    Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:03:00 -0500
    HARRISBURG, Pa.-(Ammoland.com)-The first day of Pennsylvania’s statewide ... 14 (25); and WMU 5A, 2 (1). The top bear-hunting county in the state on the first day of the season was Tioga County, with 58. It was followed by Pike County with 55.
     
  • Bear season in play, deer next
    Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:13:00 -0500
    Ten percent of those book bears were taken in Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth’s international standing as a premier bear hunting destination annually draws hunters from throughout North America and beyond. A population of 20,000 bears will do that.
     
  • Fewer bear taken in Pa. on opening day
    Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:32:00 -0500
    HARRISBURG – Hunters killed 659 black bears in Pennsylvania, including four in Franklin County ... 14 (25); and WMU 5A, 2 (1). The top bear-hunting county in the state on the first day of the season was Tioga County, with 58. It was followed by Pike ...
     
  • EXPLORE Pa. bear hunt
    Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:54:00 -0500
    Baker, Titusville, Pa. • 576-pound male taken in Homer Township ... 14 (25); and WMU 5A, 2 (1). The top bear-hunting county in the state on the first day of the season was Tioga County, with 58. It was followed by Pike County with 55.