the p.a. game comish board was one member short .They just appointed another one ,so now they have a full board.The guy they appointed does not agree with the proposed changes so the vote of 4-3 is now 4-4.Therefore a tie, by board rules the proposal is squaushed. ::
Pennsylvania GC Votes to Restrict Use of Crossbows
The hunting regulations are already out with crossbows aproved for upcoming deer and bear archery seasons. This is going to be a mess!
I didn't get a muzzleloader stamp this year because the new rules dont allow crossbows during muzzleloader season. Under the old rules they were allowed.
I stand corrected I just looked it up you cannot use the crossbow during the early or late seasons but If you add an archery stamp you can use the crossbow during the early season overlap with muzzleloader
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...