Pennsylvania Hunting News

Two Men Charged in Killing of Black Bear in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) Jim McCarthy, on June 21, filed charges against two men from Gouldsboro, Wayne County, for the unlawful killing of a 600-pound male black bear. Filed in Magisterial Judge Bonnie L. Carney's Office, in Hawley, the charges were against Raymond Carl Kresge Jr., age 40, and Raymond Carl Kresge Sr., 66. If convicted, the father-and-son duo faces $1,800 in fines each, as well as $5,000 each for restitution in the case and costs of the DNA evidence.
Pennsylvania Hunting Licenses On Sale June 14th
Beginning Monday, June 14, Pennsylvania hunting and furtaker licenses for the 2010-11 seasons will go on sale throughout the state, according to Carl G. Roe, agency executive director.
Pennsylvania 2010-11 Licenses on Sale June 14th
Beginning Monday, June 14, Pennsylvania hunting and furtaker licenses for the 2010-11 seasons will go on sale throughout the state, according to Carl G. Roe, agency executive director.
Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Bear Baiting
Charles W. Olsen Jr., 39, of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, was found guilty of illegally killing a 707-pound bear over bait during the 2009 hunting seasons, and ordered to pay fines and restitution of $6,800, plus court costs, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) Vic Rosa, of Wyoming County.
Pennsylvania BGC to Finalize 2010-11 Season Dates
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will be meeting on Monday and Tuesday, April 19-20, at the agency's Harrisburg headquarters, 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81. The meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. on both days.
Pennsylvania Reschedules Deer Meetings to March 28
Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Steve Schweitzer today announced that the deer open house postponed on Feb. 27, because of bad weather, has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 28.
Coyote Hunting in Pennsylvania
Interested in finding something new and different to try this winter? Coyote hunting may be just what you're looking for, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Pennsylvania GC Proposes 2010-11 Seasons
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2010-11, including broad changes to deer, bear, turkey and small game seasons.
Pennsylvania BGC Meeting Jan 24-26
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its first meeting of 2010 on Jan. 24-26, in the auditorium of the agency's Harrisburg headquarters at 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81 in Harrisburg.
Pennsylvania Bear Season 2nd Highest Harvest Ever
With an additional 342 bears taken during the extended bear season that was open last week in certain parts of the state, Pennsylvania Game Commission preliminary harvest reports accounted for 3,499 bears. . .