Killed unlawfully in a 2014 poaching spree, one of the largest bull elk in Pennsylvania history is making its way back to the state’s elk range as part of a traveling display of exceptional elk.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is burning its way toward 10,000 acres of better wildlife habitat.
The five finalists among August submissions to the Big-Buck Trail Cam Contest are on display at the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Facebook page.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s autumn driving tours, which provide a scenic glimpse of all that state game lands have to offer, have been canceled this year due to financial constraints.
Each September, thousands of visitors make their way to Pennsylvania’s elk country to experience for themselves the wonder of the bugling season.
Females continue to join the Pennsylvania’s hunter ranks in record numbers, with 96,555 females buying licenses or permits in 2015-16.
Under Pennsylvania law, it generally is unlawful to hunt around any area where artificial or natural bait are used or have been used within the past 30 days.
Seeing more elk in Pennsylvania is as easy as A-B-C – Autumn, Bugles and Crowds…..
It’s too late to enter Saturday’s drawing for one of the 124 Pennsylvania elk licenses to be issued by lottery this year. But even for those who missed the deadline, there’s still one last chance…..
Richard Cramer, who has spent many of his 25 years with the Game Commission working within the Northwest Region, has been named director of the region office.
As we close in on a new slate of deer seasons, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is holding a big-buck photo contest to showcase some of the huge whitetails.
The 2015 statewide turkey population was approximately 216,000, which is slightly above the previous five-year average of 205,000 birds.
Twelve-year-old Jon Kreiser, of Palmyra, would be getting his first hunting license in the coming season, so he enrolled in a Hunter-Trapper Education course to be held at the Izaak Walton…..
State Game Lands 97 could grow by nearly 104 acres in Monroe Township, Bedford County through a negotiated agreement intended to resolve a long-standing legal dispute.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today approved an agreement that will enable Mountaineer Mining Corp., of Berlin, Pa., to mine and remove an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 combined tons…..
Two state game lands tracts will grow by about 120 acres each through an agreement with the Transcontintal Gas Pipe Line Co. (TRANSCO).
State Game Lands 33 will grow by more than 171 acres thanks to a land donation by the Woodduck Chapter of Trout Unlimited, approved today by the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners.
Antlerless deer licenses are days away from going on sale, remember to follow application instructions and pay attention to key upcoming dates.
Pennsylvania Game Commission biologists are seeking assistance from residents this summer in the Appalachian Bat Count, a statewide monitoring effort to collect bat maternity colony data.
Pennsylvania turkey hunters will be permitted to hunt from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset until the end of the spring season, Tuesday, May 31.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission during 2015 found 12 additional white-tailed deer infected with chronic wasting disease (CWD) – all in Disease Management Area 2 (DMA 2), located in southcentral…..
The Pennsylvania Game Commission today offered testimony to legislators on two issues important to the state’s hunters and trappers.
After many months of extensive treatment and rehabilitation, the bird is ready to be released…
There were 23 hunting-related shooting incidents statewide during 2015, according to a newly released report from the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission will spray for gypsy moths on more than 32,000 acres of state game lands this spring, the largest spraying effort to protect wildlife habitat since 2008.
With Pennsylvania’s spring gobbler season about to kick off, the state’s turkeys are benefiting –now and in the future – from habitat work performed in partnership with National Wild Turkey…..
Excitement is starting to build in Pennsylvania’s hunting community for the start of spring-gobbler seasons.
The state’s Special Elk Conservation Tag – a license created by the Pennsylvania General Assembly and auctioned off by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to benefit wildlife – commanded a…..
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet April 4 and 5 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters.
Everyone loves a good bear story, and at Kahr, we feel like these bears add so much interest to this beautiful piece of property where we go to work every day..
Legislation that would enable the Pennsylvania Game Commission to set fees for hunting and furtaker licenses today was moved forward in the state Senate.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission today reported results from the 2015-16 deer seasons, which closed in January.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is finalizing a study to assess harvest rates of ring-necked pheasants raised on game farms, then released to provide hunting opportunities in Pennsylvania.
Legislation that would authorize Pennsylvania’s first hunting-license fee increase in more than 17 years – critical funding for the state’s wildlife and the future of hunting and trapping…..
A new initiative unveiled in Washington, D.C., Wednesday would dedicate $1.3 billion in funding to help states address the needs for thousands of species in trouble across America.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission once again is helping students learn about the vital role trees play in the environment.
Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director R. Matthew Hough today presented the agency’s annual report to the General Assembly, and delivered testimony before the House Game and Fisheries…..
Representatives of waterfowl organizations, interested hunters and the public are invited to attend a briefing on Friday, March 18, co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the…..
The agreement involves the lease of the Game Commission’s oil and gas rights under 5,870 acres of State Game Lands 12 and 36 in Overton and Elkland townships in Bradford and Sullivan counties.
It was a large harvest, and a heavy one. Pennsylvania hunters harvested a total of 3,748 bears in 2015, the third-highest tally in state history, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reported today.