Pennsylvania Game Commission: WMU 5C Sells Out of Antlerless Deer Licenses

Sep 22, 2005, 01:00 ET from Pennsylvania Game Commission

    HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildlife Management Unit (WMU)
 5C in southeastern Pennsylvania has exhausted its antlerless deer license
 allocation as of today, Sept. 22, according to Game Commission Executive
 Director Vern Ross.  Today's announcement brings the number of WMUs that have
 sold all the allocated licenses to 17: 1A, 1B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 2G, 3A, 3B, 3C,
 3D, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 5B and 5C.
     Ross also noted that county treasurers were required to put in the mail
 regular and first-round unsold antlerless deer licenses no later than
 Sept. 19.  Second-round unsold licenses will be mailed no later than Saturday,
 Oct. 1.
     Also beginning Monday, Sept. 19, applicants were able to begin applying
 for antlerless deer licenses over-the-counter at county treasurers' offices in
 WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D.  On Monday, Nov. 7, hunters may begin applying over-the-
 counter for unsold antlerless licenses in WMUs 2A, 4E and 5A, provided
 antlerless deer license allocations remain.
     Of the 879,000 antlerless licenses originally allocated, 60,306 licenses
 remain.  Following is a listing of the antlerless deer licenses remaining by
 WMU as of 11:18 a.m. today, Sept. 22 (along with the initial allocation for
 each WMU): WMU 2A, 3,611 (55,000); WMU 2B, 38,165 (68,000); WMU 4E, 919
 (38,000); WMU 5A, 4,313 (28,000); and WMU 5D, 13,298 (20,000).
     For updated information, please visit the Game Commission's "Doe License
 Update" in the "Quick Clicks" box in the upper right-hand corner of the
 agency's homepage (
     On Aug. 22, the Allegheny National Forest announced that it had
 distributed all 6,800 Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) antlerless
 deer permit coupons for its properties, and that it expected to be mailing
 coupons to hunters by Sept. 9.
     The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) still
 has coupons remaining for some of its state forests and parks in several of
 the WMUs that have exhausted antlerless deer license allocations.  To access
 an updated listing of DCNR's properties with available DMAP coupons, log onto
 its website (, click on "State Forests," then
 choose "Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP)," then select "Bureau of
 Forestry DMAP Areas for 2005," then scroll down and click on "Check available
     According to DCNR's website, those state forests with remaining DMAP
 coupons are: Forbes, Sproul, Tiadaghton, Tioga, Delaware, and Wyoming.
 Tobyhanna State Park also has 30 DMAP coupons remaining.
     For more information on other DMAP properties with available coupons,
 hunters should go to the Game Commission's website
 (, click on "DMAP" in the "Quick Clicks" box in the
 upper right-hand corner of the agency's homepage, then select "Participating
 Properties now available," and then click on the county of interest in the

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