At last week’s meeting, Game Commission staff, Southeast Region Director Bruce Metz and the Board of Game Commissioners also presented an award recognizing life-saving action a Game Commission…..
In poaching cases, Pennsylvania law provides judges with the authority to levy an additional $500 penalty if the case originated from a tip.
A mount of the bull known as the “Historic Pennsylvania Poaching Bull” is part of an all-new lineup in the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s Great Elk Tour, which will be in Harrisburg…..
As part of its Core Values & Beliefs program, the Williams Company recently donated $2,400 to the Pennsylvania Game Commission to be used for camera-aided enforcement to protect bat caves from…..
Sportsmen’s organizations with approved propagation facilities can augment local ring-necked pheasant stockings and increase localized hunting opportunities by raising day‑old pheasant chicks.
PA Game Commission WCO and dog handler Larry Hergenroeder joins us this week and provides an “inside look” of the PGC’s Special Operations K-9 unit.
When hunting hours close Saturday, hunters within Butler County no longer will be permitted to take feral swine.
This week we our guest is Pennsylvania Game Commission press Secretary Travis Lau to discuss the PGC request for an increase in license fees.
Those of us who rely on public tracts for hunting and other recreation generally cherish that land we use.
While it might be winter, landowners can begin making plans to help wildlife this spring – and beyond – by planting tree and shrub seedlings offered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard…..
A huge opportunity is “nocking” for Pennsylvania’s student archers. The 2016 National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament is set to be held March 11 in State College.
Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are urging wildlife enthusiasts to join the tens of thousands of volunteers throughout the United States in the Audubon Society’s 116th Annual Christmas…..
The Pennsylvania Game Commission will be increasing efforts to sample white-tailed deer for chronic wasting disease (CWD) during the upcoming general firearms deer season.
Hunters during the second day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season harvested 523 bears, including a second bear in excess of 700 pounds.
Archery and other early bear season harvest data still is being entered into the Game Commission’s database, and is not available at this time.
Thanks in part to Game Commission’s gift, donating a deer costs hunters nothing this year..
Whether you pack a sandwich and stay all day, or head back in for a hot lunch and to warm up.
Check out the 2015 edition of the Pennsylvania Big Game Records book, which is now on sale.
Scouting for deer is all about looking for sign. And this year, hunters also can look for signs – green-and-yellow paper placards reading “Deer Hunter Focus Area” – and follow them to some of…
It’s just before dark and you see an elusive mammal. If you are lucky, you snap a good picture before it takes off.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is pulling back the ban that prohibited hunters from transporting into Pennsylvania the carcasses of deer, elk and other cervids harvested anywhere in the…..
Mentored youth hunters now may pursue rabbits and mourning doves, in addition to other selected species.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission today announced 85 elk were taken by hunters during the regular one-week elk season that ended Nov. 7.
A sizable black-bear population awaits hunters in the state’s upcoming bear seasons, which during recent years have been some of the best on record for Pennsylvania bear hunting.
With deer becoming increasingly active, and daylight saving time about to put more vehicles on the road during the hours when deer move most.
Pennsylvanians who hunt deer, elk or other cervids out-of-state might be affected by newly updated rules that prohibit the importation of specific high-risk cervid parts into Pennsylvania from…..
Since 2009, Pennsylvania’s bat populations have been decimated by white-nose syndrome, a condition that causes bats to rouse during hibernation, burning the fat reserves they depend on to make…..
With hunting season underway, hunters are reminded a regulation that became effective earlier this year requires all tree stands and portable ground blinds left on lands under the Game Commission.
In 1915, the Pennsylvania Game Commission launched a new initiative, releasing 1,000 ring-necked pheasants in a handful of counties to be pursued by hunters there.
While Pennsylvania has not yet been impacted by the high path avian influenza (HPAI), state officials continue emphasizing the need for vigilance against the deadly poultry disease.
Pheasant hunting in Pennsylvania kicks off Saturday with the weeklong season for junior hunters, followed by the statewide opening day for pheasants Oct. 24.
The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Oct. 8-9 in Florence to adopt 2016 big game hunting regulations and hear an updated Biological Status Review for wolves.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved three energy leases that immediately will add more than $1.6 million to the Game Fund.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved two land acquisitions that will add more than 40 acres to state game lands in Cumberland and Lehigh counties.
Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director R. Matthew Hough said all Pennsylvanians can take pride in the achievement of what the 1.5 million-acre milestone represents.
Hunting season officially is underway, and for those planning to purchase their first hunting license this year, time is of the essence.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is looking for experienced hunters and trappers who are interested in becoming volunteer instructors for the agency’s basic Hunter-Trapper Education, Successful…..
And then, and only then, will you be able to purchase a resident hunting license that costs less than Pennsylvania’s.
Those looking to gain perspective into Pennsylvania’s wildlife, habitat and hunting heritage will have several opportunities in the coming weeks to take one or more tours being offered by the…..
Each September, thousands of visitors make their way to Pennsylvania’s elk country to experience for themselves the wonder of the bugling season.