Month: October 2018

Hunting in PA? We’ve Got an App for That.

Photo credit: Hal Korber Whether you’re looking for a place to hunt, need a license or want an easy way to report your deer or turkey harvest, the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s new mobile-device app is a one-stop shop that’s loaded with information hunters and…

Baked Bear Burgers

It’s Wild Game Wednesday! Black bears are one of the largest and most secretive animals living in our state. Statewide archery bear season opened on Monday, so we thought we’d share a simple and tasty bear recipe for our bear hunters to try. On Wild Game Wednesday,…

Bowhunting the Rut in Pennsylvania

The steady crunching of leaves signals the approach of a large animal in the woods. Your hand tightens on the bow grip and your eyes scan the colorful forest for a hint of brown antler. With the whitetail rut about to begin, anything can…

No. 3. – How Do I Get My Deer Tested?

Through the end of deer season, we will be posting a frequently asked question (FAQ) and answer related to chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania in an album on our Facebook page. We know many of you – hunters, non-hunters, processors, taxidermists and more –…

Join the Fun of Pheasant Hunting

The cackling of a rooster exploding from heavy cover. The ringing of a bell as the dog runs through a grassy field. The satisfying sound of a shotgun’s action closing. The scent of fall emanating from the uplands. These sensory experiences are all part…

Rosemary Seasoned Rabbit

It’s Wild Game Wednesday! This week’s recipe is for our rabbit hunters. The cottontail rabbit is one of the most popular small game animals and it’s also the wild animal most often seen in towns and suburban areas around Pennsylvania. Because of its popularity…

Lessen the Odds of a Bird/Window Collision at Your Home

“Thud.” Your stomach sinks and heart races as you approach the window to see what beautiful bird hit it this time. It’s autumn and birds are on the move to warmer climates. Bird/window collisions are a common occurrence this time of year. Many times…

No. 2 – What is a Disease Management Area?

Through the end of deer season, we will be posting a frequently asked question (FAQ) and answer related to chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania in an album on our Facebook page. We know many of you – hunters, non-hunters, processors, taxidermists and more –…

2018 Buck Harvest Photo Contest

The Game Commission is now accepting photos for our 2018 Buck Harvest Photo Contest. Photos will be accepted through Dec. 17. Finalists will be selected in both the archery and firearms categories. Two winners selected by followers of the Game Commission’s Facebook page each…

No. 1 – What is Chronic Wasting Disease?

Through the end of deer season, we will be posting a frequently asked question (FAQ) and answer related to chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania in an album on our Facebook page. We know many of you – hunters, non-hunters, processors, taxidermists and more…