This bill has about as much chance of passing as I do jumping over the moon! The Pa Legislation will not give the PGC the much need rate hikes as long as they continue to underperform on the one animal management issue most Pa hunters are concerned with...DEER.
Legislators whose constiuents suffer thru low deer herd numbers that drstically effect the area's economy would soon find themselves out of a job come election time if they support this bill!!
Does the PGC need a rate hike...yes they do. Will they get it...#1 not until they allow deer numbers to rebound #2 Not unless they recant their original statement that 90% of any rate hike would go towards "Administrative fee" rater than habitat improvement.
The record books, that are put out by Boone & Crocket and Pope & Young and where I live is Henry Kelsey they are a great way to research a state or a province for big game. This does take some time but the knowledge it gives you, can be very valuable. Not all hunters have their trophies recorded, as where I live after the Hanson Buck became the new world record typical Whitetail, we saw a flood of hunters and now that has happened, some hunters are shying away from the record books but...