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Jan 23, 2014, 02:16 ET Winter Wildlife Feeding Suspected In Bull Elk's Death

A trophy bull elk was found dead earlier this month on Pennsylvania's elk range, the apparent victim of winter wildlife feeding, which is illegal for ...


Jan 02, 2014, 10:18 ET Tests Confirm CWD Case in Pennsylvania

A white-tailed deer that was killed by a vehicle in Bedford County this fall has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The deer, a 1...


Dec 17, 2013, 02:16 ET Game Commission Reminds Hunters To Report Deer Harvests

With the two-week statewide deer season now closed, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is reminding hunters to report their harvests. Hunters who...


Nov 22, 2013, 03:48 ET Wait Is On For Late-Starting Pennsylvania Deer Season

Hunters are known for their great patience – and it's a good thing, too. Those eager to start the clock on yet another deer-hunting season are...


Nov 18, 2013, 03:47 ET Deer-Forest Study Proves You Don't Need Thumbs To Text

Proof that texting is here to stay – deer in parts of Pennsylvania have their own texting plans. As part of the Deer-Forest Study, a cooperative...


Nov 08, 2013, 03:03 ET Will Impressive Bear Harvest Trend Continue in Pennsylvania?

Recent years have been some of the best on record for Pennsylvania bear hunting, and the annual statewide bear seasons again are about to kick off....


Nov 06, 2013, 03:21 ET Man Charged For Fleeing, Colliding With Conservation Officers

A Bradford County man was in jail Wednesday afternoon on charges he sped away from, then slammed into a Pennsylvania Game Commission vehicle,...


Nov 01, 2013, 12:05 ET Drivers Use Caution: Whitetails on Blacktop

With deer becoming increasingly active, and daylight saving time about to put more vehicles on the road during the hours when deer move most, the...


Oct 29, 2013, 01:52 ET Bull Elk Shot Illegally, Reward Offered

A reward is being offered in relation to a bull elk that was shot illegally earlier this month. The 5- by 5-point bull was found injured and hiding...


Oct 23, 2013, 03:21 ET Don't Let Hunting Opportunity Slip Away

There's still time to take a hunter-education course, buy a license and go hunting this year. But the clock is ticking. While courses are scheduled...


Oct 18, 2013, 03:30 ET New Edition Of Big Game Records Book On Sale

Pennsylvania's official all-time ranking of trophy big-game animals has been updated for 2013 and is available for sale from the Pennsylvania Game...


Oct 17, 2013, 03:55 ET Autumn Makes Hunters A More Frequent Sight

Autumn in Pennsylvania means a change of colors. And, aside from the flaring fall foliage, that change includes the addition of hunter orange to the...


Oct 10, 2013, 02:13 ET Federal Grant Creates Pennsylvania Game Commission Jobs

A spike in federal grant money available to wildlife agencies is expanding opportunities for hunter education and outreach in Pennsylvania, and has...


Oct 09, 2013, 02:49 ET Elk Celebration Enters Final Weekend

Any time is a good time to visit Pennsylvania's elk range, but this weekend is the last chance to take part in the special events commemorating the...


Oct 07, 2013, 03:27 ET Hunters Crucial To Deer-Forest Study

You can take a deer out of the forest, but you can't take the forest out of deer management – the two are too closely linked. Forests provide food...


Oct 02, 2013, 12:42 ET Game Commission Advertises Executive Director Opening

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has advertised the soon-to-be-vacant executive director position, and those interested in the job have 30 days to...


Oct 02, 2013, 03:33 ET Game Lands Remain Open During 'Shutdown'

The federal government shutdown that has closed national parks and other federal lands might have implications for some Pennsylvania hunters. The...


Sep 27, 2013, 03:21 ET Pennsylvania Bobcat, River Otter Management Plans Available For Review

Two wildlife-management plans drafted recently by the Pennsylvania Game Commission have been made available for public review. Plans for managing...


Sep 24, 2013, 02:13 ET Public Can Comment On Bald Eagle Proposal

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is considering a proposal to remove the bald eagle from the state's list of threatened species, and...


Sep 20, 2013, 10:19 ET Pennsylvania Adjusts CWD Rules

Hunters harvesting deer in areas of Pennsylvania where chronic wasting disease has been found will need to comply with special rules during the...


Sep 18, 2013, 02:45 ET Pennsylvania Game Commission to Conduct State Game Lands Tours

As part of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's efforts to highlight its ongoing habitat improvement initiatives, the public is invited to take part in ...


Sep 06, 2013, 01:23 ET Friday The 13th Lucky For Hunters?

Long associated with misfortune, Friday the 13th figures this year to rank among the luckiest of days for dozens of Pennsylvania hunters....


Sep 04, 2013, 09:01 ET Pennsylvania Game Commission: Junior Pheasant Hunts Offer Choice

Junior hunters this fall will get two shots at taking part in a special pheasant hunt just for them. In an effort to better accommodate the busy...


Sep 04, 2013, 08:15 ET Film Celebrates Bald Eagle's Success

Often times when we talk about wildlife, we talk about it in a singular sense. We say the cottontail rabbit, or the white-tailed deer as opposed to...


Aug 29, 2013, 10:18 ET Pennsylvania Celebrates Century Of Elk

Year after year, Labor Day weekend kicks off a period of increased activity on Pennsylvania's elk range. As elk begin ramping up their routines ahead ...