Through Friday, Dec. 18, the Game Commission is accepting photos of bucks taken during the 2016 firearms and archery deer seasons.
In many parts of Pennsylvania, black bears may be hunted and harvested by properly licensed hunters during all or a portion of the firearms deer season.
As the statewide deer season approaches, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reminds deer hunters that rifles used during the season must be manually operated.
When they sit down at the dinner table on Thursday, Pennsylvania’s hunters will have plenty for which to be thankful for donated deer, venison.
Archery and other early bear season harvest data is not available at this time. Bears have been harvested in 53 counties during the statewide season so far.
A Huge Victory in the Keystone State; Governor Signs Critical Semi-Automatic Rifle Hunting Legislation!
Did you see it sneaking along at the edge of the field, before the corn came down? Or did you see him only on the screen of your neighbor’s smartphone?
In Pennsylvania, a man with an expired Concealed Carry Permit was pistol whipped during a Robbery. He shot both Robbers, killing one.
Pennsylvania’s black-bear population has jumped from about 18,000 to about 20,000 bears. And the red-oak acorn crop statewide is one for the ages.
Nearly 78 percent of hunters in PA’s 2016 elk hunt have taken home a trophy. The PGC announced 97 elk were taken during the regular one-week elk season.
The suspect carjacked and threatened the woman and her passenger by claiming he had something that would give them HIV.
House Bill 1452 (Gillespie-R47) passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee, moving one step closer to becoming law.
Desperate freedom hating Pennsylvania State Democrats attach 242 amendments to popular pro gun bill to try and stop it passing, committing political terrorism…
The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) recognized four individuals, three state agencies and one private landowner for their dedication to advancing fish and wildlife conservation…..
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is burning its way toward 10,000 acres of better wildlife habitat.
Writer Joe Evans gives us a quick run down of the gun ranges available to shooters in North East Pennsylvania, both public and private.
Females continue to join the Pennsylvania’s hunter ranks in record numbers, with 96,555 females buying licenses or permits in 2015-16.
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.
Senate Bill 1330, legislation that would strengthen Pennsylvania’s firearms preemption law to further ensure firearm and ammunition laws are consistent throughout the state, passed the Senate…..
Let Sen. Corman’s office know that Pennsylvania is the only mentored hunting state in the country that bans middle school and high school kids from hunting under the supervision of a mentor.
A “discharge resolution” has been filed in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives by Representative Steve Santarsiero on legislation that would prohibit firearm possession for anyone who is…..
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.
Mossy Oak is the presenting sponsor for the Organization of Professional Archers (OPA) Summit Invitational that is scheduled to take place May 20-21, 2016 at the Summit Inn in Farmington, Penn.
After many months of extensive treatment and rehabilitation, the bird is ready to be released…
Some of, if not the best pheasant habitat found in Pennsylvania is located in Elk County, and there is a reason why.
There were 23 hunting-related shooting incidents statewide during 2015, according to a newly released report from the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
I’d like to invite you, your families and your friends to our upcoming Pennsylvania Oath Keepers Summit, being held in East Freedom, PA June 3-5th.