Pennsylvania Hunting News

Pennsylvania Black Bear Season Outlook Good
Last year's black bear harvest was light, but weather permitting, the Pennsylvania Game Commission expects hunters to have good opportunities afield in the upcoming bear seasons.
Claim of Mtn. Lion Attack in Pennsylvania False
In announcing the current results of its ongoing investigation into an alleged mountain lion attack on Oct. 9, Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced that there is no evidence that the alleged attack on Samuel Fisher, 42, of Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County, occurred.
Pennsylvania Game Commission to Meet Oct 23-24
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its fourth meeting of 2008 on Oct. 23-24, at the Holiday Inn Meadowlands, 340 Racetrack Road in Washington, Washington County.
Pennsylvania Bowhunters Get Their Chance Oct. 4th
There really isn't much commotion in the days leading up to and for the start of Pennsylvania's six-week fall archery deer season, which begins Oct. 4.
Some Pennsylvania WMUs Sell Out Antlerless Deer Licenses
Wildlife Management Units (WMU) 3C and 4D have exhausted their entire antlerless deer license allocations, announced Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe.
Pennsylvania Bobcat App Deadline Approaching
Hunters and trappers seeking to participate in Pennsylvania's upcoming bobcat seasons have until Sept. 2, to submit an application via the Pennsylvania Game Commission's web site.
Pennsylvania Proposes to Increase License Fees
Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe offered support for Senate Bill 1527, sponsored by state Sen. Charles T. McIlhinney Jr. (R-Bucks), Senate Game and Fisheries Committee chair, which proposes to increase certain license fees beginning with the 2009-10 license year.
H. “Bumper” Bauer Wins Five Outdoor Writer Awards
This past spring H. Bumper Bauer was awarded five awards for "Excellence in Craft" by the Mason-Dixon Outdoor Writers Association and the Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association.
Pennsylvania Will Release 15,000 Pheasants Prior to Youth Season
Hunting clubs interested in hosting a youth pheasant hunt this fall are encouraged to begin making plans now, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe.
Pennsylvania GC Announces Bobcat Numbers
Pennsylvania Game Commission officials announced that hunters and trappers harvested 356 bobcats during the 2007-08 bobcat seasons.