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2011-10-20 07:52:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A split season for bobcat trappers and hunters highlight this year's furbearer seasons, according to Pennsylvania Game Commission officials. In April, the Board of Game Commissioners established a separate bobcat trapping season (Dec. 17-Jan. 8) and hunting season (Jan. 17-Feb. 7). However, both seasons only will be open in Wildlife Management Units 2A, 2C, 2E, 2F, 2G, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 4A, 4D and 4E. Trappers also will have the...

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...

2009-11-10 11:33:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many of the state's furbearer trapping and hunting seasons are underway and, based on comments from Pennsylvania Game Commission field officers, hunters and trappers should have a good year. The general trapping season -- for coyotes, foxes, raccoons, opossums, skunks and weasels -- opened Oct. 25 and runs through Feb. 21. The season for mink and muskrats is Nov. 21 to Jan. 10; beavers, Dec. 26 to March 31. Raccoon hunting season began...