Month: April 2015

7 Turkey Hunting Safety Tips

Spring gobbler season is coming up. Here are a few safety tips: 1. Positively Identify Your Target Be certain the bird is fully and plainly visible before pulling the trigger. Do not shoot at sounds or movement. 2. Never Stalk a Turkey Movement or…

WHY DOES THE PENNSYLVANIA SPRING GOBBLER SEASON START AFTER GOBBLING BEGINS?

“Lots of folks think we should have an earlier spring gobbler season, because they hear turkeys gobbling in February and March,” said National Wild Turkey Federation Regional Biologist Bob Eriksen. They think that since the turkeys are gobbling, it must be time to hunt, Eriksen said. That’s…

Wild Pheasants and New Farmland Habitat

Wild Pheasants Making a Comeback in Pennsylvania There are no wild pheasants in Pennsylvania! That’s what we have heard for many years. Fortunately this is no longer true. The Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pheasants Forever partnered to release wild birds from western states into…