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,
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 (http://www.pgc.state.pa.us).
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 (http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us), 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
(http://www.pgc.state.pa.us), 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
SOURCE Pennsylvania Game Commission