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10/22/2014
GAME COMMISSION TO RELEASE NEARLY 220,000 PHEASANTS. Opportunity awaits Pennsylvania hunters with Saturday opener of small-game season.
With small-game hunting seasons set to kick off this weekend, Pennsylvania’s state game lands are being stocked with pheasants in a year what Game Commission officials describe as an excellent year for pheasant production.
10/21/2014
HUNTING SEASONS RESTORED IN ENTIRETY OF PIKE COUNTY
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has lifted within all of Pike County the temporary prohibition on hunting and trapping, but all seasons remain closed within three townships in Monroe County.
10/16/2014
GAME COMMISSION THANKS SENATE FOR SUPPORT ON SAFETY MEASURE Amended legislation to allow Wildlife Conservation Officers to use body cameras sent back to House.
Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director R. Matthew Hough today thanked state senators for their unanimous support on an initiative to improve safety for Wildlife Conservation Officers.
10/16/2014
IT’S HUNTING TIME Many seasons await Pennsylvanians.
A crisp autumn day, spent outdoors among the changing colors.
10/10/2014
HUNTING SEASONS RESTORED IN PARTS OF PIKE COUNTY Three Monroe County townships remain closed to hunting and trapping due to ongoing manhunt.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has lifted the temporary prohibition on hunting and trapping within some portions of Pike County that previously were closed due to the ongoing search for a fugitive wanted in the shooting death of a state police trooper.
10/02/2014
FALL REMINDER: GAME LANDS ARE HUNTING GROUNDS FIRST Some uses not related to hunting or trapping restricted during hunting seasons.
With the calendar now flipped to October, and the fall hunting seasons all to open soon, restrictions are back in place on all tracts comprising Pennsylvania’s 1.4 million-acre state game lands system.
10/02/2014
STATEWIDE ARCHERY SEASON BEGINS OCT. 4 Pennsylvania Game Commission wishes bowhunters safe days afield.
Pennsylvania’s archery deer season begins Saturday, Oct. 4, and its return is prompting the Pennsylvania Game Commission to issue some helpful reminders.
10/01/2014
MANHUNT PLACES HUNTING SEASONS ON HOLD Game Commission executive order temporarily halts hunting and trapping in seven townships.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has temporarily closed all hunting and trapping seasons within seven townships in northeastern Pennsylvania, where the search continues for a fugitive wanted in the shooting death of a state police trooper.
09/30/2014
CHARGES FILED IN POACHING OF RECORD-CLASS BULL ELK Three bull elk illegally killed; one of them among the largest ever recorded in Pennsylvania.
One of the largest bull elk ever recorded in Pennsylvania was shot illegally along with two other bulls this month, and three Centre County men have been charged with teaming in a poaching effort, the Pennsylvania Game Commission announced.
09/29/2014
GAME COMMISSION URGES STATE SENATE TO INCREASE OFFICER SAFETY Legislation to allow Wildlife Conservation Officers to use body cameras already has cleared the House.
Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director R. Matthew Hough today urged the state Senate to act quickly to pass legislation that would allow Wildlife Conservation Officers working for the Game Commission and Waterways Conservation Officers working
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