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2010-11-05 10:53:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania bear hunters will be able to enjoy a full-week of archery bear season (Nov. 15-19), followed by a Saturday opener of the three-day firearms bear season, which will run Nov. 20, and the following Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 22 and 23, according to Carl G. Roe, Pennsylvania Game Commission executive director. "Pennsylvania's bear population covers more than three-quarters of the state, and includes a number of world-class...

2010-10-20 09:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each hunting season offers new opportunities. However, in some cases, there are changes that may raise questions in hunters' minds. In an effort to answer some recent questions, Carl G. Roe, Pennsylvania Game Commission executive director, offered the following advice. "With the PALS license sale system providing a different look and feel to hunting licenses issued prior to 2009, there have been a lot of questions about whether these...

2010-10-15 08:03:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New and expanding opportunities for fishers and bobcats highlight this year's furbearer trapping and hunting seasons, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials. After 10 bobcat seasons harvests tempered by specific numbers of permits, the Board established a three-week bobcat season (Dec. 18-Jan. 8 for hunting, and Dec. 18-Jan. 9 for trapping), and provides all furtaker and combination license holders the opportunity to...

2010-10-01 07:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state's early firearms antlerless deer seasons - early muzzleloader season, Oct. 16-23, and special firearms season for junior, senior, active duty military and certain disabled hunters, Oct. 21-23 - will soon be here, along with seasons for squirrels and grouse, so there will be plenty of hunting opportunities across the state, according to Carl G. Roe, Pennsylvania Game Commission executive director. Roe noted that these early...

2010-09-27 14:43:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe praised Gov. Edward G. Rendell for signing Senate Bill 1200 into law, which clears the way for Pennsylvania to join the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact (IWVC). "We are one step closer to banding with 37 other states in a united front against convicted poachers, who steal from all citizens, most especially, law-abiding hunters," Roe said. "Once we complete the...

2010-09-15 08:22:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission has slated 108,000 ring-necked pheasants for release on public lands throughout the Commonwealth for the upcoming small game hunting seasons, including 16,800 birds for the junior only season (Oct. 9-16). "Based on agency's budget cuts first implemented in the 2004-05 fiscal year and carried forward since, we reduced our pheasant propagation program by 50 percent," said Carl G. Roe, Game Commission...

2010-09-14 07:04:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today praised the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee and its chairmen, Sen. Richard L. Alloway II (R-33) and Sen. Richard A. Kasunic (D-32), and the House Game and Fisheries Committee and its chairmen, Rep. Edward G. Staback (D-Lackawanna) and Rep. Ron Miller (R-York), for yesterday's passage of a bill that will protect wildlife by preventing those convicted of poaching in...

2010-09-10 07:58:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's fall archery deer seasons are set to open throughout the Commonwealth, and represent the beginning of big game hunting seasons in the state, said Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. Statewide, including WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D, archers can hunt antlered or antlerless deer from Oct. 2 to Nov. 13, and the late statewide archery deer season runs from Dec. 27 to Jan. 15. However, bowhunters who have...

2010-09-07 07:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe said, starting today, the Commonwealth has begun to reverse its reputation of being a state with minimal risks for chronic poachers as new penalties - including higher fines and possible jail time - go into effect. "Some chronic or commercial poachers considered Pennsylvania's previous fines as merely a 'cost of doing business,'" Roe said. "However, the Pennsylvania General...

2010-09-01 07:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe said the agency's public drawing for the 2010 elk hunting licenses will be webcast beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 10. To view the drawing, a "Live Elk Drawing" icon will be posted on the agency's website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) for individuals to click on and watch the drawing. In order to watch the live feed, you will need to have Flash Player installed on your computer....


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